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Orlovo gnezdo mountain peak

Orlovo gnezdo mountain peak, © National Museum of Military History SofiaenlargeOrlovo gnezdo mountain peak, © National Museum of Military History Sofia


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Object:Orlovo gnezdo mountain peak
Description:Panorama photograph of a landscape with the silhouette of a mountain peak.
Comment:The Orlovo gnezdo (Eagle’s nest) peak is one of the three mountain peaks (Shipka, St. Nikola), where a series of armed conflicts, collectively referred to as "The Battle of Shipka Pass", were fought between the Russians (aided by Bulgarian volunteers) and the Ottoman Empire during the Russo-Ottoman War of 1877 - 1878.
Location:Shipka, Mountain Stara planina, peak Orlovo gnezdo, near peak Shipka
Creator:Karastoyanov, Ivan Anastasov or Karastoyanov, Dimitar Anastasov, (Court Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 185mm x 228mm
Image: 185mm x 228mm
Format:Not specified
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:720 War
820 Ideas about Nature and Man
Copyright:Национален Военноисторически Музей
Archive:National Museum of Military History Sofia, Inv. No.: 39
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Anelia Kassabova