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English: Hopetoun Falls, Beech Forest, near Otway National Park, Victoria, Australia. Taken with a Canon 10D and 17-40 f/4L lens.
Français : Cascade de Hopetoun, Forêt de Beech, près du Parc National d'Otway, état de Victoria, Australie. Image prise avec un Canon 10D et un objectif 17-40 f/4L.
Русский: Водопад Хоупентон, Бич Форест, возле Национального парка Отвэй, штат Виктория, Австралия
Date 27 July 2005
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English: The Hopetoun Falls is a waterfall in Victoria, Australia.

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