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42.60789 -91.54714
5 (2)
42.7702 -93.24406
5 (2)
42.17127 -93.29462
5 (1)
41.0363 -94.20953
5 (1)
40.75375 -92.44257
5 (1)
42.6401 -95.23599
5 (1)
41.9603 -92.90605
5 (1)
42.48385 -90.65998
5 (1)
41.60468 -93.80838
4.7 (3)
41.11035 -94.38819
4.7 (3)
41.86767 -92.11449
4.6 (5)
43.35005 -95.12265
4.5 (2)
42.0651 -90.18139
4.5 (6)
42.65133 -91.91829
4.4 (5)
42.4255 -91.32462
4.3 (4)
41.81628 -92.44712
4.2 (10)
43.11791 -93.43045
4 (1)
41.51521 -93.79173
4 (3)
43.31849 -94.6951
4 (3)
40.63575 -93.97219
4 (8)
41.00849 -93.24864
4 (1)
40.99081 -94.07657
4 (1)
42.12991 -92.72452
4 (1)
43.36238 -95.15263
4 (1)
43.17437 -91.90905
3.9 (15)
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