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English : Nightly insects flights in front of a spotlight at a waterhole in Namibia, Okambara Elephant Lodge with visible stars in the background.

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English : Schönbrunn Palace in Vienna, Austria, as seen from (or rather through) Neptune Fountain.

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English : Panoramic night view of the Juma (Friday) Mosque, Shamakhi, Azerbaijan. This mosque, built in 743, is considered the first one in the Caucasus after the Friday mosque of Derbent (constructed in 734). It was built during the governance period of Caliphate's vicar in the Caucasus and Dagestan. The mosque underwent numerous damages due to plunderings, earthquakes and wars and was lately reconstructed in 2009.

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Ön Elliðaey med fyr i Breiðafjörður, västra Island. Sedd från nordöst.

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svenska : Ön Elliðaey med fyr i Breiðafjörður, västra Island. Sedd från nordöst.

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English : Celebrating World Environment Day on 5 June. A female polar bear (Ursus maritimus) and its cub on dense drift ice in Hinlopen Strait, Svalbard. Both, mother and cub look well-fed and healthy since they obviously succeded reaching the northern drift ice in spring in due time. Here the mother is urging the young one to jump into the water.

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English : Skyscapers at Potsdamer Platz, Berlin at the end of the blue hour. Buildings and their architects from left to right: Atrium-Tower (Renzo Piano), Kollhoff-Tower (Hans Kollhoff), BahnTower (Helmut Jahn), Beisheim-Center (various architects).

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English : Exit of Munich subway station Candidplatz.

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English : The internal surface of the peridium of the rare myxomycete Tubifera dudkae, a plasmodial slime mold, is covered with folds somewhat resembling sea waves. Among them oval shaped reticulate spores occur. Micrograph image with a magnification of 2000x.

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English : Types of epaulette of the Russian Empire (classification not earlier than 1855; examples after 1904, for the cavalry after 1908)

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English : Carthusian Pink (Dianthus carthusianorum) at the Buchberg near Neulengbach, Lower Austria

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English : Night view of the fortress of Bordj el Kebir and the moon over it, Mahdia, Tunisia. The fortress was built in 1595 over a squared Fatimid Caliphate palace by the Ottomans in order to resist the attacks of Spanish and Maltese vessels.

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English : Ardon's Gate (Porte d'Ardon), Laon, Picardy, France

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English : Hubble Space Telescope image of Arp 273, a group of interacting galaxies, lying 300 million light years away in the constellation Andromeda.

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English : Typical landscape in the Atacama desert, the most arid place in the world, but with an special viewer, near Calama, northern Chile.

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English : Theretra clotho, Common Hunter Hawkmoth, is a moth of the family Sphingidae. The larva is found in two color forms; green and brown. Here this brown form is on its host plant, Amorphophallus paeoniifolius.

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English : Remains of an old pier on the beach of Juliusruh (Isle of Rügen, Germany) at sunrise. The pier was used by the fishermen of the Tromper Wiek.

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English : Himeji Castle, an UNESCO World Heritage Site, is a hilltop Japanese castle complex located in Himeji, Hyōgo Prefecture. The castle is regarded as the finest surviving example of prototypical Japanese castle architecture, comprising a network of 83 buildings with advanced defensive systems from the feudal period.

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English : Retrochoir of the Roman Catholic cathedral of Seville, Seville, Spain. This wonderful Baroque style retrochoir is work of Miguel de Zumárraga and was finalized in 1635. It was constructed with precious materials like marmor or jasper and it's decorated with bas-relieves and bronce busts. The gothic painting in the middle shows the Virgin of Los Remedios, very popular in the Reconquista times and still very devoted in Spain. The temple is since 1987 a World Heritage Site according to the UNESCO and is the largest Gothic cathedral and the third-largest church in the world. When it was completed, at the beginning of the 16th century, it became the successor of Hagia Sophia as the largest cathedral in the world, a title the Byzantine church had held for nearly a thousand years. The cathedral is also the burial site of Christopher Columbus.

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English : Kyoto Station is a major railway station and transportation hub in Kyoto, Japan. It has Japan's second-largest station building and is one of the country's largest buildings, incorporating a shopping mall, hotel, movie theater, Isetan department store, and several local government facilities under one 15-story roof. The current station opened in 1997, commemorating Kyoto's 1,200th anniversary. It is 70 meters high and 470 meters from east to west, with a total floor area of 238,000 square meters. Architecturally, it exhibits many characteristics of futurism, with a slightly irregular cubic façade of plate glass over a steel frame. The architect was Hiroshi Hara.

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English : Red-legged seriema Cariama cristata, to celebrate Ladies Day (Gold Cup Day) at Royal Ascot

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English : Jaguar ( Panthera onca palustris): the largest sub-species of jaguar. To celebrate Olympic Day. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) was established on 23 June 1894. The Team Brazil (Time Brasil) mascot for Rio 2016 was a jaguar in Brazil's national colours of green and yellow.

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English : Ceiling of the Sioni Cathedral, a Georgian Orthodox cathedral in Tbilisi, capital of Georgia. The cathedral is situated in historic Sionis Kucha (Sioni Street) in downtown Tbilisi. It was initially built in the 6th and 7th centuries. Since then, it has been destroyed by foreign invaders and reconstructed several times. The current church is based on a 13th-century version with some changes from the 17th to 19th centuries. The Sioni Cathedral was the main Georgian Orthodox Cathedral and the seat of Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia until the Holy Trinity Cathedral was consecrated in 2004.

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English : Tuscany a region in central Italy with an area of about 23,000 square kilometres (8,900 square miles) and a population of about 3.8 million inhabitants (2013). The regional capital is Florence (Firenze).Tuscany is known for its landscapes, traditions, history, artistic legacy and its influence on high culture.

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English : Large-leaved Lupine (Lupinus polyphyllus). Invasive species in wild in Ukraine.

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English : Oxyopes javanus is a spider in the family Oxyopidae, commonly known as Lynx spiders.

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English : Moon light view of the Bode Museum, located in the Museum Island of Berlin, Germany. The museum, originally called the Kaiser-Friedrich-Museum (after Emperor Frederick III) and later honored to its curator, Wilhelm von Bode, was designed by architect Ernst von Ihne and completed in 1904. The museum hosts a collection of sculptures, Byzantine art, coins and medals.

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English : View of the rich ceiling of the interior courtyard of the Borujerdi House, a historic house located in Kashan, Iran. The house dates from 1857 and was constructed by architect Ustad Ali Maryam for a wealthy merchant as proof of love to his wife.

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English : Dōtonbori is one of the principal tourist destinations in Osaka, Japan, running along the Dōtonbori canal from Dōtonboribashi Bridge to Nipponbashi Bridge in the Namba district of the city's Chuo ward. Historically a theater district, it is now a popular nightlife and entertainment area characterized by its eccentric atmosphere and large illuminated signboards. One of the area's most prominent features, a billboard for confectionery company Glico displaying the image of a runner crossing a finishing line, is seen as an icon of Osaka within Japan.

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English : Goðafoss (waterfall of the gods or waterfall of the goði) is one of the most spectacular waterfalls in Iceland. It is located in the Bárðardalur district of North-Central Iceland. The water of the river Skjálfandafljót falls from a height of 12 meters over a width of 30 meters.

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English : St Gregory church of the Tatev monastery during sunset, Syunik Province in southeastern Armenia. The Armenian Apostolic monastery, built in the 9th century, hosted in the 14th and 15th centuries one of the most important Armenian medieval universities, the University of Tatev, which contributed to the advancement of science, religion and philosophy, reproduction of books and development of miniature painting.

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English : The rough chameleon (Trioceros rudis) is 10cm long and lives in the Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda; 2600m above sea level. Rwanda celebrates Liberation Day on 4 July.

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English : Hypogeum of the Amphitheatre of El Jem, an archeological site in the city of El Djem, Tunisia. This spot of the hypogeum is the place where the gladiators went up to the gate of the arena when the games started. The amphitheatre, a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1979, was built around 238 AD, when the modern Tunisia belonged to the Roman province of Africa. It is the third biggest amphiteatre and one of the best preserved Roman ruins in the world with capacity for 35,000 spectators within 148 metres (486 ft) and 122 metres (400 ft) long axes and a unique in Africa.

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English : The Kobe Port Tower is one of the landmarks in the city of Kobe, Japan. The sightseeing tower was completed in 1963. The Kobe Maritime Museum is focusing on the history of Japanese shipping in general and Kobe harbor in particular.

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English : Saab JAS-39 Gripen of the Czech Air Force taking off from AFB Čáslav

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English : Old World swallowtail (Papilio machaon) near Mitterbach am Erlaufsee, Lower Austria

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English : Typical landscape of the Atacama Desert, the most arid place in the world, precisely 50 kilometres (31 mi) northeast of Calama, Chile.

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English : A Small heath butterfly (Coenonympha pamphilus) in Kampinos Forest, Poland. Kampinos National Park was established in 1959.

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English : The Space Shuttle Atlantis begins the slow journey to Launch Pad 39A from the Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) in preparation for the launch of STS-79 in 16 September 1996. This dramatic view looking directly down onto the shuttle stack atop the Mobile Launcher Platform (MLP) and crawler-transporter was taken from the VAB roof approximately 525 feet (160 meters) above the ground. In view are the Orbiter, orange External Tank and twin white Solid Rocket Boosters.

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English : Sand Lizard female (Lacerta agilis ssp. argus). Ukraine

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English : Hermitage of the Lady of Mencalilla embedded in a typical winter landscape in the center of Spain, more precisely near Almazul, a tiny village in the Province of Soria, Castile and León.

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English : Großhadern is a Munich U-Bahn station on the U6, opened in 1993.

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English : Bottom view of the iwan of the main entrance to the Jameh Mosque of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran. The mosque, a UNESCO World Heritage site, is one of the oldest still standing buildings in Iran and it has been continuously changed its architecture since it was erected in 771 until the 20th century.

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English : LCAC-55, a Navy Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC), maneuvers to enter the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD-3). Kearsarge and the embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) are conducting Maritime Security Operations in the Persian Gulf. The Landing Craft Air Cushion, more commonly known as an LCAC, is assigned to Assault Craft Unit 4 from Naval Amphibious Base Little Creek in Norfolk, Va.

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English : Tulum is the site of a Pre-Columbian Maya walled city serving as a major port for Cobá. The ruins are situated on 12-meter (39 ft) tall cliffs, along the east coast of the Yucatán Peninsula on the Caribbean Sea in the state of Quintana Roo, Mexico. Tulum was one of the last cities built and inhabited by the Maya; it was at its height between the 13th and 15th centuries and managed to survive about 70 years after the Spanish began occupying Mexico.

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English : Cruise ship Celebrity Summit towed by the tugboat Vanna C leaving Venice. In the background the basilica Santa Maria della Salute.

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English : Skógafoss is a waterfall situated on the Skógá River in the south of Iceland at the cliffs of the former coastline. After the coastline had receded seaward (it is now at a distance of about 5 kilometres (3.1 miles) from Skógar), the former sea cliffs remained, parallel to the coast over hundreds of kilometres, creating together with some mountains a clear border between the coastal lowlands and the Highlands of Iceland.

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English : Organ of the church of Mary Magdalene in Eberswalde, Brandenburg, Germany.

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English : Summer Evening at Skagen beach (1899) by the Danish painter P.S. Krøyer, is a double portrait of the artist and his wife Marie. In the 1890s, P.S. Krøyer painted a number of evocative scenes of people walking along the shore. The painting was probably commissioned by Heinrich Hirschsprung and included in what later would come to be known as the Hirschsprung Collection.

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English : Oxyopes javanus is a spider in the family Oxyopidae, commonly known as Lynx spiders.

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English : Vault ceiling of the entrance to the Ganjali Bathhouse, built in 1631 and part of a building complex, located in the old center of city of Kerman, Iran. The frescos are painted with ornaments of the Safavid era.

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Armeringsnät av stål används i armerad betong vid konstruktion av byggnader och infrastruktur.

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svenska : Armeringsnät av stål används i armerad betong vid konstruktion av byggnader och infrastruktur.

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English : Speedway riders Joni Keskinen (Team Jokerit, Kauhajoki), Marko Suojanen (Team Paholaiset, Pori) and Jiri Nieminen (Team Jokerit) riding in a Speedway Extraliiga competition at the Yyteri speedway, Finland.

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English : The Skaftafellsheiði plateau, Vatnajökull National Park, Iceland, provides a picturesque view of Skaftafellsjökull, a glacier terminus of the Vatnajökull, the adjacent glacier lake below, and River Skeiðará originating from it.

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English : Composite image of the central region of our Milky Way galaxy.

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English : Golestan Palace is the former royal Qajar complex in Iran's capital city, Tehran. The UNESCO World Heritage Site belongs to a group of royal buildings that were once enclosed within the mud-thatched walls of Tehran's arg ("citadel") and is one of the oldest of the historic monuments in the city.

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