Other image overlays that don't fit in any other category.|
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|Here the plan of the buses and trams of the city of provide with in supplement the two night services, the line 4 in course of realisation and the project of the line 5. ||01/31/2006||308|
|Watership Down is the title of Richard Adams's first and most successful novel, starring a group of rabbits and named after a hill in the north of Hampshire in England where Adams grew up.|
It tells the story of a group of rebellious rabbits who — against the wishes of their Chief Rabbit — escape from their threatened warren, and of their subsequent adventures. They find sanctuary by buil...
|Oxford Circus station opened on the Central London Railway in 1900, with the Baker Street and Waterloo Railway's platforms opening in 1906. The Victoria Line came much later in 1969. A tunnel for the Post Office Railway can also be seen on this plan.||01/29/2006||812|
|Victoria Underground Station is one of the busiest on the network with passenger interchange to buses and mainline rail. The sub-surface Circle and District Lines opened in 1868. The deep level Victoria Line came much later in 1969.||01/28/2006||636|
|Since September 2004 the official home of the Scottish Parliament has been a new Scottish Parliament Building, in the Holyrood area of Edinburgh, designed by Catalan architect Enric Miralles with a distinctive roof in the shape of an upturned boat. In 1997 it was estimated that a new building would cost £40 million, however costs spiraled and it ended up costing over 10 times as much at £431 m...||01/28/2006||459|
|Bosnian explorer Semir Osmanagic is convinced he has found Europe's first pyramids which he says are a new world wonder dating back to ancient times.|
The two pyramids are hidden in Visoko valley, Bosnia.
The explorer believes that builders from an unknown civilisation shaped the hill into a 'step pyramid' then coated it with a kind of primitive concrete.
The structure now...
|The Katsuura Tracking and Communication Station's facilities include four parabolic antennas, tracking and control building, electric building, and Nonozuka collimation building. |
The Katsuura Tracking and Communication Station was established in Katsuura, Chiba, in February, 1968 as Katsuura radiowave tracking base of the Science and Technology Agency (STA) Space Development Headquarter...
|The City & South London Railway (C&SLR), is considered to be the first real deep-level "tube" railway in the world. Today, the core part of the line forms the Bank branch of the Northern Line of the London Underground network.|
Built under the supervision of James Henry Greathead, it was opened officially between Stockwell and King William Street (near Monument) on 4 November 1890.
|Portsmouth Dockyard has been at the forefront of maritime technological developments since it was the site of the world's first dry dock in 1495.|
That was followed in the 1690s by the first stone wet and dry docks which can still be seen today, one being the home to HMS Victory and another to Mary Rose.
|Nautical map of the harbour at Torrevieja, Spain.||01/23/2006||2,383|
|An overlay showing the harbour at Torrevieja, circa 1800 (ish).|
This is the first time I've tried this, so I hope it works.
|An overlay of an old (c. 1880s) map of beautiful Prospect Park in Brooklyn, New York.||01/22/2006||326|
|Castletown is the largest and grandest Palladian country house in Ireland. It was built for William Conolly (1662-1729), the Speaker of the Irish House of Commons.||01/20/2006||439|
|The National Exhibition Centre is the busiest exhibition centre in Europe, staging more than 180 exhibitions and with up to four million visitors each year. With 21 halls totalling 200,000 square metres (two million square feet) it is also the biggest exhibition centre in Britain and the seventh largest in Europe. ||01/20/2006||459|
|During World War II Peenemunde hosted the Heeresversuchsanstalt, an extensive rocket development and test site established in 1937, and headed by Wernher von Braun and Walter Dornberger. Between 1937 and 1945 two weapons, the V-1 and the V-2 were developed. Test-firing of the first V-1 occurred in early 1942 and the first V-2 first flew on October 3, 1942, from Prüfstand (Test stand) VII.||01/20/2006||1,785|
|The Jahrtausendturm (Millenium-Tower) is, at 60 meters high, the second highest wooden tower in the world. The tower has six floors and houses an exhibit representing 6,000 years of human history.||01/20/2006||409|
|CERN is the world's largest particle accelerator and is located on the border of France and Switzerland. It is also known for being the birthplace of the world wide web. Its 27 km circumference circular tunnel (located 100 metres underground) will house the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), due to start operation in 2007.||01/19/2006||3,733|
|The most spectacular event of the 6th millennium BC was the catastrophic flooding of the (freshwater) Black Sea from the (saltwater) Mediterranean, around 5550 BC.|
When the natural dam of the Bosporus burst the resulting waterfall would have dwarfed the Victoria Falls.
Within two years, 20,000 square miles of prime Ukrainian freshwater lakefront had permanently disappeared under ...
|Built by Philips in 1966 this futuristic saucer shaped building was home to a science museum until 1989. It is now used as a business conference centre.||01/19/2006||347|
|Underwater research Center CERES located in Montfarville, Normandy, France - www.ceresm.com|
Search and Recovery of Shipwrecks / Side Scan Sonar Survey
Ships inspection / Anchor research and recovery
Pier and Harbor Survey / Breakwater Survey
Underwater Cartography / Bridge abutment Inspection
Bathymetry / Sedimentology / Ports, lakes and rivers operations
|Brighton is a popular destination for its beach and nightlife. It has two piers, the larger "Palace Pier" houses fairground rides and amusements. The smaller "West Pier" was closed in 1975 and is now damaged beyond repair.||01/17/2006||1,038|
|Located near Poitiers, Futuroscope is a unique amusement park devoted to image, audiovisual techniques and special effects, all housed within radical new buildings.||01/17/2006||479|
|Sao Paulo were crowned champions of the world after defeating Liverpool 1-0 at the Yokohama International stadium in Japan on Sunday.||01/13/2006||575|
|It's an overlay of the Grand Barrier Reef (Australia).||01/11/2006||1,933|
|It's an overlay of Glorioso Islands (Indian Ocean).||01/11/2006||598|