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Windmill of Moidrey, in Normandy, France.

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English : Windmill of Moidrey, in Normandy, France.

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Purple Emperors (Apatura iris) and Lesser Purple Emperors (Apatura ilia) eat moisture on the body of a dead European brown frog (Rana temporaria). Ukraine.

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English : Purple Emperors (Apatura iris) and Lesser Purple Emperors (Apatura ilia) eat moisture on the body of a dead European brown frog (Rana temporaria). Ukraine.

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HDR Panorama shows the Est-enveloppe battery, near the fort du Salbert, near Belfort (France).

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English : HDR Panorama shows the Est-enveloppe battery, near the fort du Salbert, near Belfort (France).

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Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo), Victoria, Australia.

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English : Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo), Victoria, Australia.

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The chemical element bismuth as a synthetic made crystal. The surface is an iridescent very thin layer of oxidation. Additional a high purity (99.99 %) 1 cm3 bismuth cube for comparison.

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English : The chemical element bismuth as a synthetic made crystal. The surface is an iridescent very thin layer of oxidation. Additional a high purity (99.99 %) 1 cm3 bismuth cube for comparison.

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Cape Pillar as seen from the Cape Hauy track.

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English : Cape Pillar as seen from the Cape Hauy track.

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Retouched daguerreotype of unidentified woman. The sitter in this daguerreotype was previously incorrectly identified by the Metropolitan Museum of Art as Susan B. Anthony.

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English : Retouched daguerreotype of unidentified woman. The sitter in this daguerreotype was previously incorrectly identified by the Metropolitan Museum of Art as Susan B. Anthony.

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View from the top of the telecommunications tower at Uetliberg, Zurich, Switzerland.

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English : View from the top of the telecommunications tower at Uetliberg, Zurich, Switzerland.

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An animated naval gun turret, based on a British 15 inch gun turret Mark 1. The figure represents a person 5' 8" high (172 cm). Note that a series of interlocking doors prohibits a flash from coming down from the gunhouse to the magazine.

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English : An animated naval gun turret, based on a British 15 inch gun turret Mark 1. The figure represents a person 5' 8" high (172 cm). Note that a series of interlocking doors prohibits a flash from coming down from the gunhouse to the magazine.

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Aulostomus maculatus (Trumpetfish -brown variation).

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English : Aulostomus maculatus (Trumpetfish -brown variation).

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Creedite, Navidad Mine, Rodeo, Durango, Mexico. Size is about 10 x 10 x 7cm.

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English : Creedite, Navidad Mine, Rodeo, Durango, Mexico. Size is about 10 x 10 x 7cm.

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The town hall of Großbottwar, Baden-Württemberg.

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English : The town hall of Großbottwar, Baden-Württemberg.

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Drawing of a Philippine Frogmouth (Batrachostomus septimus).

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English : Drawing of a Philippine Frogmouth (Batrachostomus septimus).

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Callyspongia vaginalis (Branching Vase Sponge - pink variation).

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English : Callyspongia vaginalis (Branching Vase Sponge - pink variation).

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The icebreaker Stephan Jantzen, now out of commission (since 2005), in the port of Rostock.

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English : The icebreaker Stephan Jantzen, now out of commission (since 2005), in the port of Rostock.

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Drawing of a fictional landscape with a figure in manga/anime style. The title of this image is: On the Edge.

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English : Drawing of a fictional landscape with a figure in manga/anime style. The title of this image is: On the Edge.

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Turbo imperialis, Turbinidae, Giant Green Turbo, shell diameter 8 cm, originating from the Indian Ocean. Shell of own collection, therefore not geocoded.

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English : Turbo imperialis, Turbinidae, Giant Green Turbo, shell diameter 8 cm, originating from the Indian Ocean. Shell of own collection, therefore not geocoded.

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Platybelodon grangeri molar.

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English : Platybelodon grangeri molar.

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Marbled rock crab (Pachygrapsus marmoratus), female. The Black sea.

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English : Marbled rock crab (Pachygrapsus marmoratus), female. The Black sea.

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Head crash in a new model hard disk.

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English : Head crash in a new model hard disk.

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The Island of Pessegueiro as seen from Porto Covo, Portugal, in a winter day

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English : The Island of Pessegueiro as seen from Porto Covo, Portugal, in a winter day

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Cross eyed Stereo image of snow crystals

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English : Cross eyed Stereo image of snow crystals

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"Old'" Maslenica Bridge over strait Novsko ždrilo, Croatia.

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English : "Old'" Maslenica Bridge over strait Novsko ždrilo, Croatia.

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Hamandir Sahib or Darbar Sahib (also known as the Golden Temple). The holiest shrine in Sikhism located in the city of Amritsar, India.

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English : Hamandir Sahib or Darbar Sahib (also known as the Golden Temple). The holiest shrine in Sikhism located in the city of Amritsar, India.

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Fog in the valley of the Savoureuse river at sunset, seen from the summit of the Ballon d'Alsace.

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English : Fog in the valley of the Savoureuse river at sunset, seen from the summit of the Ballon d'Alsace.

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Photo taken at Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station during the long Antarctic night, with Aurora Australis in the background. The new station can be seen at far left, power plant in the center and the old mechanic's garage in the lower right.

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English : Photo taken at Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station during the long Antarctic night, with Aurora Australis in the background. The new station can be seen at far left, power plant in the center and the old mechanic's garage in the lower right.

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Salinas de Janubio at Lanzarote.

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English : Salinas de Janubio at Lanzarote.

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Skull of a male warthog (Phacochoerus africanus).

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English : Skull of a male warthog (Phacochoerus africanus).

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