Massive items that were created by or carved out by humans|
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|I've found a heart on ground near a garrison (probably)||08/09/2006||1,229|
|In this area there are a lot of strange lines.||08/06/2006||1,159|
|These horses can be seen at Doncaster racecourse. My hometown, I have walked along this area many times and never seen them from ground level. The racecourse is being redeveloped and everything to the left of the horses has been demolished but these will probably stay because they are in front of a grade 2 listed building||08/05/2006||445|
|Largest oil platform in the world |
The Hibernia platform is an oil and gas platform in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Newfoundland. The gravity base structure sits on the ocean floor in 200 m (660 ft) of water with its topsides extending 50 m (160 ft) above the surface. The platform acts as a small concrete island with serrated outer edges designed to withstand the impact of...
|In 1795 Donald McInnis discovered an artificial circular depression on the south eastern end of the island with an adjacent tree which had a tackle block on one of its overhanging branches. McInnis and 2 friends excavated the depression and discovered a layer of flagstones. As they continued digging, they found a layer of flagstones every 3 m (10 ft). They stopped digging at 10 m (30 ft).|
|Bayer Cross Leverkusen is the name of the largest light advertisement in the world. The advertisement is for the Bayer company of Leverkusen. This light advertisement, installed in 1958, shows the emblem of the company Bayer. It hangs on two 118-meter steel towers and possesses a diameter of 51 meters and a weight of 300 tons. It takes 1,712 40-Watt bulbs to light the display. In the year 2003 ...||07/31/2006||466|
|It is in Tibetan language. |
The biggest set is 170 m wide, 50 m tall.
Itís the six letter mantra of the Buddha of Compassion, or AVALOKITESHVARA. It goes, Ohm, Ma, Nih, Pedh, Meh, Hung. This is sort of the most widely recited Mantra by Tibetans, and you will find this even carved on stones everywhere in Tibet.
|These big symbols may be in a public park.|
They are in the town of Aksu in the Xinjiang province of China.
|This a big highway exchange with nice huge drawings.||07/25/2006||462|
|These two inscriptions stand for Head Constable Durga Datt (28 Bn BSF) and Carpenter Pritam (23 Bn BSF), they work for Border Security Force and both received a police medal in January 2005 for deserving employment.||07/25/2006||638|
|Mesa Verde One of the most famous cliff dwellings of the Anasazi (ancient ones)||07/25/2006||679|
|Mensch šrgere dich nicht is a German board game (but not a German-style board game), by Joseph Friedrich Schmidt (1907/1908). The game was issued in 1914 and sold about 60 million copies. It is a Cross and Circle game, similar to the Indian game Pachisi, the American game Parcheesi, and the English game Ludo, though as with Ludo the circle is collapsed onto the cross. There is a computer adapta...||07/22/2006||634|
|This a huge chinese word near what looks like a remote small military base with an airstrip.|
Is anyone able to translate this word ?
|The new horse is on Pewsey Hill about a mile south of Pewsey, to the east of the minor road that leads from the A345 on the edge of Pewsey to the village of Everleigh. It is a little above and a little to the left of the site of the old horse.|
In 1937, George Marples, an authority on hill carvings, happened to be in the area researching the old white horse at just the time that a committ...
|The Hackpen or Broad Hinton or Winterbourne Bassett white horse |
The Hackpen white horse is near The Ridgeway on the edge of the Marlborough Downs, two miles south east of Broad Hinton village, on Hackpen Hill where the Wootton Bassett to Marlborough road zigzags up the hill.
Its origin is uncertain. It may have been cut in 1838 by a Henry Eatwell, Broad Hinton parish cler...
|This is the newest of the Wiltshire white horses. Designed by Peter Greed, it was cut by around two hundred local people in 1999 to mark the millennium. It is on Roundway Hill to the north of Devizes, overlooking the village of Roundway. This horse is the only one in Wiltshire, and one of only four in Britain, to face to the right.|
In 1954, pupils at Devizes Grammar school researched the...
|The Cherhill white horse is the second oldest of the Wiltshire horses. It is situated on the edge of Cherhill Down, off the A4 Calne to Marlborough road just east of the village of Cherhill, and is just below the earthwork known as Oldbury Castle. Nearby is the obelisk known as the Lansdowne Monument. Very well placed high on a steep slope, the horse is easily visible from below and from a dist...||07/19/2006||465|
|Broad Town is three miles south of Wootton Bassett on the Marlborough road, and the white horse is in a depression on a steep slope half a mile north east of the village. |
It is on land which once belonged to Little Town Farm. According to Rev. Plenderleath, writing in 1885, it was cut in 1864 by a William Simmonds, who held the farm then. Simmonds claimed later that it had been his inte...
|This horse is a little under a mile north of the village of Alton Barnes, on a moderate slope on Milk Hill on the ridge that extends to Walker's Hill, to the east of the Alton Barnes to Lockeridge road.|
The originator was a Mr Robert Pile, of Manor Farm, Alton Barnes. He may have been the same man who was responsible for the first Pewsey horse, or possibly his son. In 1812 Mr Pile paid t...
|I found this misplaced "Shell" symbol in perljam.net, placed by "piskasp", ad it has intrigued me. So I find the answer - it's on http://ceiroquinho.cmc.free.fr/ and it is related with the devotion to one of Christ's apostles, Saint-Jacques of Compostelle (site in Portuguese - look infotos/compostelle)||07/17/2006||724|
|Artist Blue Sky's "Busted Plug Plaza," with its enormous leaning fire hydrant fountain, was officially unveiled to the city of Columbia on February 18, 2001. The fire hydrant is 39 ft. tall, a nearly five ton steel sculpture set in a concrete base. |
|Pair of Dice - Itabira, Brasil||07/15/2006||711|
|Big Smiley face on the Main Stage at Henry W. Maier Festival Park in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. This is the home of Americas largest music festival, Summerfest, and many other ethnic festivals.||07/12/2006||507|
|The horse is in the shadow, but if you know its there, it can be seen.|