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  • #76
    Something more peaceful....

    Natural landmarks of Russia

    1. Volga river


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    • #77
      Originally posted by skoblin View Post
      Agreed. Sorry about that Janos. Quibbling about details and definitions is a bad habit one picks up debating on Russian forums, like I do on occasion.
      No problem

      Natural landmarks of Russia

      1. Volga river
      2. The Kremlin

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      "Never pet a burning dog."

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      • #78
        Natural landmarks of Russia

        1. Volga river
        2. The Kremlin

        3. Peterhof

        A major tourist attraction and the site of the infamous Peterhof naval landings made on 4-5 October 1941. Only a few charred walls were standing when it was liberated in January 1944 and its restoration was completed only in the 1970ies.

        www.histours.ru

        Siege of Leningrad battlefield tour

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        • #79
          Natural landmarks of Russia

          1. Volga river
          2. The Kremlin
          3. Peterhof

          4. Lake Baikal - Deepest and largest freshwater lake in the world!
          (And has these crazy looking seals!)
          History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon. Napoleon Bonaparte
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          "I am Arthur, King of the Britons!"

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          • #80
            Natural landmarks of Russia

            1. Volga river
            2. The Kremlin
            3. Peterhof
            4. Lake Baikal

            5. The Urals


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            • #81
              Natural landmarks of Russia

              Erm, right. Natural.

              1. Volga river
              2. The Kremlin
              3. Peterhof
              4. Lake Baikal
              5. The Urals

              6. Valaam.

              The holy island in the Ladoga lake.

              www.histours.ru

              Siege of Leningrad battlefield tour

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              • #82
                Natural landmarks of Russia

                1. Volga river
                2. The Kremlin
                3. Peterhof
                4. Lake Baikal
                5. The Urals
                6. Valaam

                7. The sandy shores of the Caspian Sea




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                • #83
                  Natural landmarks of Russia

                  1. Volga river
                  2. The Kremlin
                  3. Peterhof
                  4. Lake Baikal
                  5. The Urals
                  6. Valaam
                  7. The sandy shores of the Caspian Sea

                  8. Kamchatka Geyser Valley

                  www.histours.ru

                  Siege of Leningrad battlefield tour

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                  • #84
                    Natural landmarks of Russia

                    1. Volga river
                    2. The Kremlin
                    3. Peterhof
                    4. Lake Baikal
                    5. The Urals
                    6. Valaam
                    7. The sandy shores of the Caspian Sea
                    8. Kamchatka Geyser Valley

                    9. Novaya Zemlya (the New Land)



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                    • #85
                      Oops...just noticed that this was supposed to be natural landmarks. Excuse me for listing the Kremlin. I'm not worthy
                      Barcsi János ispán vezérőrnagy
                      Time Magazine's Person of the Year for 2003 & 2006


                      "Never pet a burning dog."

                      RECOMMENDED WEBSITES:
                      http://www.mormon.org
                      http://www.sca.org
                      http://www.scv.org/
                      http://www.scouting.org/

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                      • #86
                        1. Volga river
                        2. The Kremlin
                        3. Peterhof
                        4. Lake Baikal
                        5. The Urals
                        6. Valaam
                        7. The sandy shores of the Caspian Sea
                        8. Kamchatka Geyser Valley
                        9. Novaya Zemlya (the New Land)


                        10. Sayany (Eastern Siberia)
                        ‘Tis said his form is tiny, yet
                        All human ills he can subdue,
                        Or with a bauble or medal
                        Can win mans heart for you;
                        And many a blessing know to stew
                        To make a megloamaniac bright;
                        Give honour to the dainty Corse,
                        The Pixie is a little shite.

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                        • #87
                          Natural landmarks of Russia

                          1. Volga river
                          2. The Kremlin
                          3. Peterhof
                          4. Lake Baikal
                          5. The Urals
                          6. Valaam
                          7. The sandy shores of the Caspian Sea
                          8. Kamchatka Geyser Valley
                          9. Novaya Zemlya (the New Land)
                          10. Sayany (Eastern Siberia)

                          11. The Steppe

                          Barcsi János ispán vezérőrnagy
                          Time Magazine's Person of the Year for 2003 & 2006


                          "Never pet a burning dog."

                          RECOMMENDED WEBSITES:
                          http://www.mormon.org
                          http://www.sca.org
                          http://www.scv.org/
                          http://www.scouting.org/

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                          • #88
                            Natural landmarks of Russia

                            1. Volga river
                            2. The Kremlin
                            3. Peterhof
                            4. Lake Baikal
                            5. The Urals
                            6. Valaam
                            7. The sandy shores of the Caspian Sea
                            8. Kamchatka Geyser Valley
                            9. Novaya Zemlya (the New Land)
                            10. Sayany (Eastern Siberia)
                            11. The Steppe

                            12. The Quiet Don



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                            • #89
                              Natural landmarks of Russia

                              1. Volga river
                              2. The Kremlin
                              3. Peterhof
                              4. Lake Baikal
                              5. The Urals
                              6. Valaam
                              7. The sandy shores of the Caspian Sea
                              8. Kamchatka Geyser Valley
                              9. Novaya Zemlya (the New Land)
                              10. Sayany (Eastern Siberia)
                              11. The Steppe
                              12. The Quiet Don

                              13. A waterfall in Kislino (not a major landmark, but a full panarama photo!)

                              http://www.360cities.net/image/kislino-russia

                              There are some other great photos at this site. The panarama tools take a little getting used to. And check out the additional views available when you right-click on the fullscreen option!
                              History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon. Napoleon Bonaparte
                              _________
                              BoRG
                              __________
                              "I am Arthur, King of the Britons!"

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                              • #90
                                Baker's dozen of Rulers of Russia

                                1. Ivan III (the Great) Threw off the Tatar yoke.

                                History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon. Napoleon Bonaparte
                                _________
                                BoRG
                                __________
                                "I am Arthur, King of the Britons!"

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