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Picture of the day
10 June 2024
Wierum (Northeast-Fryslân), View of the Wadden Sea from the seawall. (level gauge).
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Panoramic view of Bergen from Mount Fløyen, Norway.

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English : Panoramic view of Bergen from Mount Fløyen, Norway.

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Schiessentümpel (View of the waterfall from the bridge) in Müllerthal, Luxembourg

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English : Schiessentümpel (View of the waterfall from the bridge) in Müllerthal, Luxembourg

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Canopy bed of Amantaka Suite in Amantaka luxury resort and hotel in Luang Prabang, Laos

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English : Canopy bed of Amantaka Suite in Amantaka luxury resort and hotel in Luang Prabang, Laos

4

Church of St. John at Kaneo in Ohrid, North Macedonia.

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English : Church of St. John at Kaneo in Ohrid, North Macedonia.

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The big cottage garden in the Hohenlohe Open Air Museum in Schwäbisch Hall, Germany.

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English : The big cottage garden in the Hohenlohe Open Air Museum in Schwäbisch Hall, Germany.

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A seven-spot ladybird (Coccinella septempunctata) covered in dew sitting on a flower. Taken in Viernheimer Waldheide Special Area of Conservation, Germany

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English : A seven-spot ladybird (Coccinella septempunctata) covered in dew sitting on a flower. Taken in Viernheimer Waldheide Special Area of Conservation, Germany

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This stained glass window by Oskar Berbig (1884–1930) depicts the Immaculate Heart of Mary. It is located in Katholische Kapelle Sogn Antoni von Padua (Andiast, Switzerland). Today is the feast day of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in the Roman Catholic Church.

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English : This stained glass window by Oskar Berbig (1884–1930) depicts the Immaculate Heart of Mary. It is located in Katholische Kapelle Sogn Antoni von Padua (Andiast, Switzerland). Today is the feast day of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in the Roman Catholic Church.

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Hyacinth macaw (Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus), the Pantanal, Brazil

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English : Hyacinth macaw (Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus), the Pantanal, Brazil

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Wierum (Northeast-Fryslân), View of the Wadden Sea from the seawall. (level gauge).

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English : Wierum (Northeast-Fryslân), View of the Wadden Sea from the seawall. (level gauge).

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CargoNet 185 with the 44819 Narvik - Oslo crosses the Vindelälven between Vindeln and Tvärålund, Sweden

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English : CargoNet 185 with the 44819 Narvik - Oslo crosses the Vindelälven between Vindeln and Tvärålund, Sweden

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A human, aligned with the Milky Way, looks at the stars from Oeschinensee (Switzerland) during Perseids in search of shooting stars.

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English : A human, aligned with the Milky Way, looks at the stars from Oeschinensee (Switzerland) during Perseids in search of shooting stars.

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Grand Canyon, South Rim, at Sunset

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English : Grand Canyon, South Rim, at Sunset

14

Cassiterite bipyramids, chemical formula SnO2. locality Southeast slope Xuebaoding, Pingwu country, province Sichuan in China. Edge length ca. 30mm. Collection M.R.

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English : Cassiterite bipyramids, chemical formula SnO2. locality Southeast slope Xuebaoding, Pingwu country, province Sichuan in China. Edge length ca. 30mm. Collection M.R.

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Pipe organ, apostle statues and ceiling of the Baroque church of the Assumption of Mary, Kirchhaslach, Germany.

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English : Pipe organ, apostle statues and ceiling of the Baroque church of the Assumption of Mary, Kirchhaslach, Germany.

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Chinese scroll with the text of surah Al-Hajj from the Quran, showing routes of the Hajj and views of Mecca and Medina

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English : Chinese scroll with the text of surah Al-Hajj from the Quran, showing routes of the Hajj and views of Mecca and Medina

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Detail shot (humpback whale throat furrows) of art project “The Cast Whale Project” (Gil Shachar) in the Holy Cross Church in Dülmen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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English : Detail shot (humpback whale throat furrows) of art project “The Cast Whale Project” (Gil Shachar) in the Holy Cross Church in Dülmen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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A vertical panorama of Starship SN16

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English : A vertical panorama of Starship SN16

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Breil-Brigels Outflow of river Flem in Lag da Breil.

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English : Breil-Brigels Outflow of river Flem in Lag da Breil.

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The small-leaved lime (Tilia cordata) known as St Anna Lime, a natural monument and about 300 years old, on a hill near Kirchhausen, Heilbronn, Germany.

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English : The small-leaved lime (Tilia cordata) known as St Anna Lime, a natural monument and about 300 years old, on a hill near Kirchhausen, Heilbronn, Germany.

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Farmhouse in Provence, painting produced in 1888 by Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh at the height of his career. The painting was made in Arles, a city located in the region of Provence (southern France).

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English : Farmhouse in Provence, painting produced in 1888 by Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh at the height of his career. The painting was made in Arles, a city located in the region of Provence (southern France).

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This is an unusual four-armed sculpture of Parshurama from the carved wall of Rani Ki Vav, holding in his four hands an arrow, a sword, a shield and a slack bow. The stepwell situated in the town of Patan in Gujarat, India. 10 years ago on this day, Rani Ki Vav was added to the list of UNESCO's World Heritage Sites.

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English : This is an unusual four-armed sculpture of Parshurama from the carved wall of Rani Ki Vav, holding in his four hands an arrow, a sword, a shield and a slack bow. The stepwell situated in the town of Patan in Gujarat, India. 10 years ago on this day, Rani Ki Vav was added to the list of UNESCO's World Heritage Sites.

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Vasco da Gama Bridge (Ponte Vasco da Gama), Lisbon, Portugal

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English : Vasco da Gama Bridge (Ponte Vasco da Gama), Lisbon, Portugal

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Alba Madonna created by Raphael c. 1511 depicts Mary, Jesus, and John the Baptist in a typical Italian countryside. Today is the Nativity of John the Baptist.

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English : Alba Madonna created by Raphael c. 1511 depicts Mary, Jesus, and John the Baptist in a typical Italian countryside. Today is the Nativity of John the Baptist.

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Leon International Hot Air Balloon Festival, 2012 edition

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English : Leon International Hot Air Balloon Festival, 2012 edition

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The floating torii gate of the Itsukushima Shrine in Japan, during low tide

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English : The floating torii gate of the Itsukushima Shrine in Japan, during low tide

27

Green Abalone; Length 13 cm; Originating from Baja California, Mexico

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English : Green Abalone; Length 13 cm; Originating from Baja California, Mexico

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On this day, 110 years ago, the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne, and his wife in Sarajevo, precipitated the start of World War I. The event is represented here in the July 12, 1914 issue of Le Petit Journal.

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English : On this day, 110 years ago, the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne, and his wife in Sarajevo, precipitated the start of World War I. The event is represented here in the July 12, 1914 issue of Le Petit Journal.

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Surfers riding a wave near Paea on the island of Tahiti (French Polynesia)

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English : Surfers riding a wave near Paea on the island of Tahiti (French Polynesia)

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