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Picture of the day
25 November 2022
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Dam in stream Tämnarån ("[Lake] Tämnaren stream") at Karlholm former ironworks, Karlholmsbruk, Sweden
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Amber mountain chameleon, Montagne d'Ambre National Park, Madagascar. Today is All Saints Day and is celebrated with a public holiday in Madagascar.

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English : Amber mountain chameleon, Montagne d'Ambre National Park, Madagascar. Today is All Saints Day and is celebrated with a public holiday in Madagascar.

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Ice-covered Farm road at sunrise near Merfeld, Dülmen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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English : Ice-covered Farm road at sunrise near Merfeld, Dülmen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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Sphinx moth (Adhemarius gannascu), Mount Totumas cloud forest, Panama.

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English : Sphinx moth (Adhemarius gannascu), Mount Totumas cloud forest, Panama.

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Corridor of Jongmyo. Doors at side are of shinsil, the room for old ancestral spirits.

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English : Corridor of Jongmyo. Doors at side are of shinsil, the room for old ancestral spirits.

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Autumn landscape in the highland part of Yedigöller National Park, Turkey

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English : Autumn landscape in the highland part of Yedigöller National Park, Turkey

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Couple of Southern red-billed hornbills (Tockus rufirostris), Makgadikgadi Pans National Park, Botswana.

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English : Couple of Southern red-billed hornbills (Tockus rufirostris), Makgadikgadi Pans National Park, Botswana.

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Château de Saint-Ulrich in Ribeauvillé (Haut-Rhin, France).

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English : Château de Saint-Ulrich in Ribeauvillé (Haut-Rhin, France).

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Exposure ('The squatting man') Artwork by Antony Gormley. Location: Markerstrekdam, Lelystad.

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English : Exposure ('The squatting man') Artwork by Antony Gormley. Location: Markerstrekdam, Lelystad.

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English : Half chestnut

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360° panorama of Racetrack Playa in Death Valley at night. The Milky Way is visible as the arc in the center. A sailing stone is also seen below along with the tracks of other stones.

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English : 360° panorama of Racetrack Playa in Death Valley at night. The Milky Way is visible as the arc in the center. A sailing stone is also seen below along with the tracks of other stones.

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Bust of French writer Victor Hugo made in 1889 by Auguste Rodin.

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English : Bust of French writer Victor Hugo made in 1889 by Auguste Rodin.

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Young girl riding a motorcycle in the rice fields in Don Det, Laos, with four children passengers.

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English : Young girl riding a motorcycle in the rice fields in Don Det, Laos, with four children passengers.

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Bottom view of the iwan at the main entrance of Fatima Masumeh Shrine, Qom, Iran. The burial site dates from beginning of the 17th century in times of shah Abbas the Great. Qom is a very crowded pilgrimage location and is considered by Shia Muslims to be the second most sacred city in Iran after Mashhad.

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English : Bottom view of the iwan at the main entrance of Fatima Masumeh Shrine, Qom, Iran. The burial site dates from beginning of the 17th century in times of shah Abbas the Great. Qom is a very crowded pilgrimage location and is considered by Shia Muslims to be the second most sacred city in Iran after Mashhad.

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Ice crystals on a barbed wire in Hausdülmen, Dülmen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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English : Ice crystals on a barbed wire in Hausdülmen, Dülmen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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Stadsbrug (Kampen) is a lifting bridge over the IJssel.

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English : Stadsbrug (Kampen) is a lifting bridge over the IJssel.

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Phaung Daw U Pagoda in Meiktila, Myanmar.

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English : Phaung Daw U Pagoda in Meiktila, Myanmar.

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Golden anemone (Condylactis aurantiaca), Pistol Bay, Paphos, Cyprus.

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English : Golden anemone (Condylactis aurantiaca), Pistol Bay, Paphos, Cyprus.

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Wiesbaden, Germany, Spielbank.

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English : Wiesbaden, Germany, Spielbank.

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Original caption from NASA: "S103-E-5037 (21 December 1999)--- Astronauts aboard the Space Shuttle Discovery recorded this rarely seen phenomenon of the full Moon partially obscured by the atmosphere of Earth. The image was recorded with an electronic still camera at 15:15:15 GMT, Dec. 21, 1999.".

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English : Original caption from NASA: "S103-E-5037 (21 December 1999)--- Astronauts aboard the Space Shuttle Discovery recorded this rarely seen phenomenon of the full Moon partially obscured by the atmosphere of Earth. The image was recorded with an electronic still camera at 15:15:15 GMT, Dec. 21, 1999.".

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Kjeungskjær Lighthouse (sometimes called The Red Sailor), at Sør-Trøndelag off Ørlandet, Norway

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English : Kjeungskjær Lighthouse (sometimes called The Red Sailor), at Sør-Trøndelag off Ørlandet, Norway

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Bookstore N.G.Elwert in Marburg (Hesse, Germany)

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English : Bookstore N.G.Elwert in Marburg (Hesse, Germany)

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Dam in stream Tämnarån ("[Lake] Tämnaren stream") at Karlholm former ironworks, Karlholmsbruk, Sweden

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English : Dam in stream Tämnarån ("[Lake] Tämnaren stream") at Karlholm former ironworks, Karlholmsbruk, Sweden

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Lahad Datu, Sabah: Silam Crab (species: Geosesarma aurantium) on Mount Silam. Size ca. 15 mm.

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English : Lahad Datu, Sabah: Silam Crab (species: Geosesarma aurantium) on Mount Silam. Size ca. 15 mm.

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Bixby Creek Bridge in Big Sur, California, which opened to traffic on November 27, 1932.

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English : Bixby Creek Bridge in Big Sur, California, which opened to traffic on November 27, 1932.

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1904 cover of Puck magazine depicting contemporary political figures as germs being examined under a microscope, with the personification of Puck as the professor.

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English : 1904 cover of Puck magazine depicting contemporary political figures as germs being examined under a microscope, with the personification of Puck as the professor.

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Home made sourdough bread.

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English : Home made sourdough bread.

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