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2021 19 06 04:42 UTC
Picture of the day
Greenland Express Fokker F100 at Lviv International Airport (original).jpg
Greenland Express Fokker 100 at Lviv International Airport, Ukraine.
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Clockwork of the church tower clock of the Heilig-Kreuz-Kirche in Dülmen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Wikipedia: Turret clock · Dülmen

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English : Clockwork of the church tower clock of the Heilig-Kreuz-Kirche in Dülmen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Wikipedia: Turret clock · Dülmen

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An old male lion (Panthera leo), in the Chobe National Park, Botswana. He's actually yawning, not roaring.

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English : An old male lion (Panthera leo), in the Chobe National Park, Botswana. He's actually yawning, not roaring.

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Panoramic view of the landscape around Sossusvlei, Namibia.

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English : Panoramic view of the landscape around Sossusvlei, Namibia.

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Spiti River above Kaza, Lahaul and Spiti district, Himachal, India. The river bed is several hundred metres wide. The river itself is much narrower and meanders along the river bed in braided channels. Elev. 3,600m (11,811')

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English : Spiti River above Kaza, Lahaul and Spiti district, Himachal, India. The river bed is several hundred metres wide. The river itself is much narrower and meanders along the river bed in braided channels. Elev. 3,600m (11,811')

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Otira River in Arthur's Pass National Park, New Zealand. The photo was taken not too far from Otira River foot-bridge

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English : Otira River in Arthur's Pass National Park, New Zealand. The photo was taken not too far from Otira River foot-bridge

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One of the rooms in Alexander Pushkin's house in Mikhailovskoye Estate (Pskov Oblast, Russia)

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English : One of the rooms in Alexander Pushkin's house in Mikhailovskoye Estate (Pskov Oblast, Russia)

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Paratroopers at the Western Wall, an iconic photograph taken on June 7, 1967 by David Rubinger.

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English : Paratroopers at the Western Wall, an iconic photograph taken on June 7, 1967 by David Rubinger.

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Panoramic view of Pudong, Shanghai, China, at dusk.

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English : Panoramic view of Pudong, Shanghai, China, at dusk.

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National Museum in Wrocław, 1883-1886, former Regierungsbezirk Breslau administration building designed by Anton von Behr. View from the River Oder.

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English : National Museum in Wrocław, 1883-1886, former Regierungsbezirk Breslau administration building designed by Anton von Behr. View from the River Oder.

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Window of an abandoned, graffiti-covered building at Floyd Bennett Field in Brooklyn, New York, looking out to Mill Basin

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English : Window of an abandoned, graffiti-covered building at Floyd Bennett Field in Brooklyn, New York, looking out to Mill Basin

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The complex of a former Jesuit College, Kremenets, Ternopil Oblast, Ukraine.

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English : The complex of a former Jesuit College, Kremenets, Ternopil Oblast, Ukraine.

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Volcanic landscape featuring from left to right Tomasamil (5,890 m or 19,320 ft), Cañapa (5,882 m or 19,298 ft), Ollagüe (5,868 m or 19,252 ft) and Aucanquilcha (6,176 m or 20,262 ft), Andes, southern Bolvia/northern Chile.

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English : Volcanic landscape featuring from left to right Tomasamil (5,890 m or 19,320 ft), Cañapa (5,882 m or 19,298 ft), Ollagüe (5,868 m or 19,252 ft) and Aucanquilcha (6,176 m or 20,262 ft), Andes, southern Bolvia/northern Chile.

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State Opera and Ballet House in Yekaterinburg, Russia

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English : State Opera and Ballet House in Yekaterinburg, Russia

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Sculpture “Silberne Frequenz” (Otto Piene, 1970/71, redesign 2012/14) at the LWL museum, Münster, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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English : Sculpture “Silberne Frequenz” (Otto Piene, 1970/71, redesign 2012/14) at the LWL museum, Münster, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

17

Mountain tour from Watles via Sesvennahütte and the Uina Slucht to Sur En Alte Pforzheimer Huette on the Pforzheimer See.

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English : Mountain tour from Watles via Sesvennahütte and the Uina Slucht to Sur En Alte Pforzheimer Huette on the Pforzheimer See.

18

Canadian Rockies in the morning. Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada.

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English : Canadian Rockies in the morning. Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada.

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Greenland Express Fokker 100 at Lviv International Airport, Ukraine.

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English : Greenland Express Fokker 100 at Lviv International Airport, Ukraine.

20

A man in a sea creature mask with umbrella at the Mermaid Parade on Coney Island in New York City

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English : A man in a sea creature mask with umbrella at the Mermaid Parade on Coney Island in New York City

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Panorama of the Milky Way galactic plane stretching over Bontecou Lake in Dutchess County, New York.

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English : Panorama of the Milky Way galactic plane stretching over Bontecou Lake in Dutchess County, New York.

23

Traditionally served Macedonian ajvar with baguette, garlic, chili peppers and salami.

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English : Traditionally served Macedonian ajvar with baguette, garlic, chili peppers and salami.

24

Purple mangosteen fruit (Garcinia mangostana), together with its cross section. It's a seasonal fruit. Outer part of the skin will be very hard.

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English : Purple mangosteen fruit (Garcinia mangostana), together with its cross section. It's a seasonal fruit. Outer part of the skin will be very hard.

25

Map of Greenland (1937) in Danish language

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English : Map of Greenland (1937) in Danish language

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Conical shadow of Mount Nam Xay over green trees at golden hour early morning

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English : Conical shadow of Mount Nam Xay over green trees at golden hour early morning

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Old town of Zurich from the Quaibrücke. This view contains many of the most important landmarks, including the Fraumünster, Grossmünster, St. Peter Church and the river Limmat.

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English : Old town of Zurich from the Quaibrücke. This view contains many of the most important landmarks, including the Fraumünster, Grossmünster, St. Peter Church and the river Limmat.

29

Seed pods of an Alstroemeria aurea (Peruvian-lily). Focus stack of 18 images.

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English : Seed pods of an Alstroemeria aurea (Peruvian-lily). Focus stack of 18 images.

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Orange Daylily, possibly a garden hybrid cultivar after a rain. Ukraine, Vinnytsia

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English : Orange Daylily, possibly a garden hybrid cultivar after a rain. Ukraine, Vinnytsia

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