For 20 years now, people are obstructing the planned Nuclear Waste Disposal Center at Gorleben - consisting of a drum storage for nuclear waste, the fuel element storage, the pilot conditioning plant and the ultimate nuclear waste dump.
It soon became clear that it was not a matter of self-interest of small-minded citizens from...
This overlay shows Alsancak area. Trafik Hospital, Namik Kemal High School, Alsancak Sports Hall and swimming pool, Talatpasa, Sair Esref Pasa and Ziya Gokalp Boulevard, Vahap Ozaltay Avenue, Tekel building and Mimar Sinan Street.
In 10 years of fighting Agamemnon, (the king of Mycenae, came to Troy for battle to get Helen) sent his wounded warriors to this famous thermal springs for sword wounds, cures, rest and relaxation in 1400 B.C. Overlay shows Agamemnon's spring area which is now Balcova Thermal Spa Center. Image overlay in color. Izmir, Turkey.
The Atatürk Monument situated in the center of Cumhuriyet Meydanı, or Republic Square, is an impressive statue of Atatürk mounted on a horse. This monument erected in 1933. Overlay also shows highest building of Izmir, Hilton. Image overlay in color. Izmir-Turkey.
Agora, ancient market place, originally dated from the Greek period but was rebuilt after an earthquake in the second century A.D. during the reign of Marcus Aurelius. The marble figures are now in the new Archeological Museum. The Kadifekale citadel offers a view of the whole agora, enabling visitors to appreciate the full extent of the site. Izmir, Turkey. Image Overlay in color.
Baikonur Cosmodrome is the launch complex where Sputnik 1, Earth's first artificial satellite, was launched. The rocket that lifted Yuri Gagarin, the first human in orbit, was also launched from Baikonur. In fact, all Russian manned missions are launched from Baikonur, as well as all geostationary, lunar, planetary, and ocean surveillance missions.
Two overlays above the ruins of the Gothic castle, which was built in 14th century and at the end of the century rebuilt into a hunting castle. It was next rebuilt in 18th century. During World War II - in 1945 - it was badly damaged.
Alexander the Great III conquered Smyrna (Izmir) BC 333 and and refounded it atop Mt. Pagus, now called "Kadifekale." This image overlay in color shows ruins of the castle top of Mt. Pagus and surroundings.