Well known parks/lakes/green areas.|
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|Lake Vostok may be the coldest, deepest and most southerly lake on earth. |
The lake's exact age is unknown, but it is probably millions of years old. Vostok's water is considered to be the most pure on earth, since it has remained untouched beneath 4km of ice for its entire lifespan.
The lake sits beneath a Russian research station that has seen the lowest temperatures ever record...
|L'Etang de Berre (plus grande étendue d'eau salée d'Europe), relié à la mer méditerranée par le canal de Caronte (Martigues).|
|A fabulous historic place with the castle of Sceaux (where is now the "museum of isle de france") and an enormous park with typically french garden. ||11/21/2005||386|
|A piece of nature in the middle of Paris.||11/21/2005||395|
|Look at this strange square in guatemala ! Lachua is a National Park with a total area of 14,500 hectares, Laguna Lachua has 400 hectares. The Peyan river disembogues into the lake, and the Lachua, Tzetoc and Del Altar rivers drain it. The abundance of mahogany trees make the park a remunerating goal for illicit loggers, who can earn up to ten times the going wages of a laborer by cutting down ...||11/21/2005||563|
|Future site of Oklahoma Centennial Botanical Gardens||11/19/2005||292|
|Horto Municipal Chico Mendes (Municipal Garden Chico Mendes)|
located in Santos/SP - Brazil. The aim of this park is to preserve native species from Atlantic Forest.
|Horto Municipal de S.Vicente (Municipal Garden of S.Vicente), located in S.Vicente/SP - Brazil.|
Mini-Zoo, Fishing Park, Museum of the Slave, etc
|The Forest of fontaibleau is a place of nature for parisian people. It is one of the most famous forest in france witch is the source of much legends and fery tails... ||11/17/2005||475|
|a pretty forest exploitation in canada||11/16/2005||398|
|The Eden Project is a visitor attraction in the United Kingdom, including the world's largest greenhouse. Inside the artificial biomes are plants that are collected from all around the world. The project is located in a reclaimed Kaolinite pit, located 2 kilometers (1.25 mi) from the town of St Blazey and 5 kilometres (3 mi) from the larger town of St Austell, Cornwall.
The complex compri...
|Florida`s Finest Natural Attraction||11/07/2005||321|
|A wonderful garden in thailand. Into a square of water.||11/07/2005||587|
|beautiful fountains park||11/06/2005||378|
|Located in Tulsa, OK. LaFortune Park has a running track, 18 hole golf course, Par 3 golf course, public pool, tennis courts and baseball fields.||11/03/2005||372|
|This data contains all New Zealand Lakes, it's a subset of the NZ Place Name data base sourced from www.linz.govt.nz. Given the fairly low accuracy of their lat/long positions it may not be totally accurate.|
New Zealand Places
This data is sourced from the NZ Geographic Place Names Database (http://www.linz.govt.nz/rcs/linz/pub/web/root/core/Placenames/SearchPlaceN...
|Bow Lake, in the Canadian (Albertan to be precise) Rockies. In Glorious Random High-Definition.|
This lake is fed by the glaciers next to it, and that water flows down the mighty Bow River (Named so because the Natives used the trees nearby to make bows), and eventually ends up in the Hudson Bay, but not after stopping through many cities and towns, including Calgary, Alberta.
|Lake Sarez - deep in the Pamir mountains of Tajikistan, was created 90 years ago when a strong earthquake triggered a massive landslide that, in turn, became a huge dam along the Murghob River, now called the Usoi Dam.||10/27/2005||577|
|Dongting Lake, China's second-largest freshwater lake, is located in northeastern Hunan Province. It is a large, shallow body of water surrounded by mountain chains. It is also known as 'eight- hundred Li Dong Ting Lake' (The Li is a Chinese length unit equal to 500 meters or about 1,640 feet). An impressive characteristic of the lake is it is inter-nested.||10/26/2005||569|
|Parque Fernando Costa - S.Paulo - Brazil||10/23/2005||286|
|The Wynnum Wading Pool opened in 1932. At high tide it fills with seawater which is retained by closing valves along the sea-wall. Not very deep it is so its ideal for kids.||10/23/2005||384|
|Parque Zoologico de S.Paulo - Brazil. Built in 1957 ||10/19/2005||352|
|Botanical Garden Berlin, Germany|
A 42 hectare botanical garden with over 18,000 species of plants. The oldest botanical garden in Germany was founded by the king in the 17th century as a place to grow medicinal plants and vegetables, The garden fell into decay and was restored after 1801 by the botanist Carl Ludwig Willdenow.
|Adelaide Botanic Gardens South Australia. The Adelaide Zoo is located in the same place.||10/17/2005||394|
|Wollemi National Park. New South Wales. In 1994, a bush walker found what he thought was an unusual tree, the now famous Wollemi Pine, Wollemia nobilis, has somehow managed to hang on since the days that dinosaurs walked the land. The location has been kept secret but cuttings were taken and propergated and commercial release of the plant is scheduled for 2006.||10/17/2005||320|