Other famous buildings around the world.|
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|This is a view of Co-op City, located off Route 95 in the Bronx. I believe it is the biggest co-operative in the world, but I am not sure. 55,000 people live there in over thirty tall buildings that range from 24 to 32 floors. Co-op has its own police force and numerous parks and shopping centers. One shopping center, Bay Plaza, has the first and only Barnes & Noble in the Bronx. People got...||08/04/2005||608|
|At 380 metres this smoke stack is one of the tallest in the world. Unfortunatly, because of its hight, the range increases for acid rain.|
The nickel mine at Sudbury is also one of the worlds largest.
|The Tokyo Wan Aqua-Line is a bridge-tunnel across Tokyo Bay in Japan.|
It connects the city of Kawasaki in Kanagawa Prefecture with the city of Kisarazu in Chiba Prefecture. With an overall length of about 10 miles (15 km), it consists of about 1/3 bridge and 2/3 tunnel. It carries National Route 409 across the bay. It opened on December 18, 1997 after years of construction at a cost of 1...
|you can see the india gate. you can also see a plane on the circle next to India Gate (near the north-western street).||08/04/2005||1,505|
|A very interesting veiw of a building found in New Deli.||08/04/2005||601|
|The Walhalla temple, commissioned by Ludwig I of Bavaria in 1816 and completed in 1842 commemorates great figures from German history ('German' taken in the sense of Germanic, since Gothic, Langobardic, Anglo-Saxon and Swiss German figures are included). It is located near Regensburg at the Danube.||08/03/2005||579|
|Nice placemark in the center of the munich relax-area: English Garden. Next to this tower a very nice beer-garden is located.||08/03/2005||620|
|Coit Tower on Telegraph hill in San Francisco has provided visitors, and locals, with impressive views of The City since its completion in 1933.|
Lillie Hitchcock Coit, philanthropist and admirer of the fire fighters at the 1906 earthquake fire, left funds to The City for beautification of San Francisco.
Those funds were used for the construction of the 210 ft. tall a...
|Following extensive renovations, Wazir Akbar Khan Hospital in the Afghan capital, Kabul, was handed over to the Ministry of Public Health on 25 January 2005.|
The Red Cross' connection with Wazir Akbar Khan Hospital goes back many years. The 100-bed facility was, and still is, the main referral hospital for orthopaedic and emergency surgery in Afghanistan. In the 1990s, as fightin...
You make one plan for building a house
and then make 200 copies
|This is the testcenter in the Netherlands(West) in Noordwijk ||08/02/2005||481|
|The world's 8th tallest building||08/01/2005||485|
|4 different famous buildings in Hong Kong||08/01/2005||1,256|
|This is the Admiralty Building in London. It is of interest for many reasons. I marked it because I am a fan of the Aubrey Maturin series of books by Patrick O'Brian. I hope to post a series of locations from the books. Please take this as an initial offering. I hope to point other fans here.||08/01/2005||546|
|This is the former site of the Essex County sanitarium for TB patients. It was built around 1910 and was gigantic. There are at least a few websites about it, the best being: http://www.mountainsanatorium.net|
Its was a beautiful set of buildings and they were all demolished a few years ago and is now a park. As a teen, we would ride our bikes up there and wander the halls, looki...
|This is a virtual tour through the most interesting sights of Bratislava, capital of Slovakia, Central Europe.|
It demonstrates the usefulnes of Google Earth for tourist industry, travellers, etc.
It also serves as a source of information and entertainment for people who like to surf the globe with Google Earth.
|Famous Dakota building at 72nd Street and Central Park West in New York City, perhaps (and unfortunately) best known as the 1970s home and 1980 assassination site of ex-Beatle John Lennon. Used in numerous movies, most notably as the location for Roman Polanski's adaptation of Ira Levin's "Rosemary's Baby."||07/31/2005||1,663|
|This is the famous monument in the Capital of South Africa||07/30/2005||776|
|Biosphere 2 is a manmade closed ecological system in Oracle, Arizona / Biosphäre 2 war, ein von der Außenwelt unabhängiges, sich selbst erhaltendes Ökosystem.||07/30/2005||780|
|I found Xanadu! Located in Inner Mongolia province of China.|
"In Xanadu did Kublai Khan a stately pleasure-dome decree"
|Most popular place in Istanbul||07/25/2005||1,324|
|9 famous sites of Trier, the oldest city Germany||07/23/2005||642|
|the famous Empire State Building, New York||07/23/2005||2,431|
|Artificial Island in the Bosporus. The entry is only allowed for Galatasaray-members.||07/22/2005||776|