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Old fig tree on the Colombo Galle Road, near Kalutara 1875

Old fig tree on the Colombo Galle Road, near Kalutara 1875

Old fig tree on the Colombo Galle Road, near Kalutara 1875 #IMG308


Old fig tree (Ficus indica) on the Colombo Galle Road, near Kalutara.

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Not far from the shore near Kalutara this wonderful tree, an indiarubber tree, of which the snake-like roots, twisted and plaited till they look like a close lattice, form a perfect labyrinth.

W.L.H. Skeen & Co
Date: 1875

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1. Dulip Wijayanayaka - April 6, 2010

Today I’m Very happy to see this image.because my home town is kalutara. i cant value this photo.
dulip

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