Sightseeing placemarks that don't fit into any of the other sightseeing categories.|
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|At the mongolian border ther are 3 destroyed cities (Or factory). |
|This is the border crossing between Nepal and Tibet. Halfway across the bridge, a painted red line makes for a photo opportunity.||08/06/2006||593|
|This sundial in san francisco shows exactly 12o'clock.||08/05/2006||380|
|I've found this camp in Taklamakan desert near a road.|
It's probably for the search of oil.
|In nowhere this is a water reserve.|
|The Torugart Pass is a pass in the Tian Shan mountain range. Elevation: 3,752 m (12,310 ft).|
The pass is the main border crossing between the People's Republic of China (Xinjiang province) and Kyrgyzstan. The nearest large Chinese city is Kashgar, the nearest Kyrgyz city is Naryn. The road on the Kyrgyz side, from Torugart to Naryn and then to Balykshy and Bishkek, is narrow and ...
|This is the AM transmitter from JŘlich,Germany. This transmitter broadcasts the DLF(Deutschlandfunk) and the WDR (West Deutscher Rundfunk) with 5KW Power.||08/01/2006||326|
|It's clear that a huge amount of time and resources has been invested in this perplexing scale model, which incidentally represents an area of around 450 by 350 kilometers. The big question is:why?|
|These 8 tanks can be seen at the Army Airfield in Erbenheim/Wiesbaden in Germany.||07/23/2006||689|
People can live long, happy lives without consuming large amounts of the Earth's resources, a survey suggests.
The 178-nation "Happy Planet Index" lists the south Pacific island of Vanuatu as the happiest nation on the planet, while the U.S. is ranked 150th.
The index is based on consumption levels, life expectancy and happiness, rather than national econom...
|The sunlight falls on one of the three windows in the column (east, south, west) and over light conductors on the wall is indicated. See the pictures inside the placemarker.||07/19/2006||326|
|The northern Point of Africa||07/19/2006||300|
|This is the Mask of Sorrows built on a hillside above the port of Magadan to commemorate the many lives lost during the Stalin era. Magadan was the port where many poltical prisoners were landed during Stalin's era. These prisoners were sent to work mainly in the labour camps in the gold mining area to the north. They first had to build the 'Road of Bones' - so called because so many people die...||07/18/2006||573|
|Law, Dundee is an area located in the centre of Dundee, Scotland. Its predominant feature is a large hill.||07/18/2006||425|
|Riverside, Iowa, is the future birthplace of Captain James T. Kirk of Star Trek fame. The town takes advantage of that little piece of fiction by holding a Trek Fest every year, complete with a not-quite-exact replica of the U.S.S. Enterprise. Riverside's starship is christened the U.S.S. Riverside. |
|I found this crane in Mainz, germany. Use the measure-tool: the arm is more than 90 meters (245 feet) long.||07/17/2006||350|
|This is the end of the line for the Iron Ore mined at Mt Whaleback, Newman Iron ore mine. You can see five ships in port ready to be loaded||07/15/2006||569|
|Carboneras desalination plant (120.000 m3/day)||07/15/2006||299|
|Town used for many western movies recently detroyed by wildfires.||07/15/2006||269|
|A man-shaped park||07/08/2006||285|
|In days of old, shot for rifles was made in the "Shot Tower." Molten lead was dropped from the top of the tower into a vat of water at the bottom. The lead droplets, like raindrops, would form into perfect spheres, cool and solidify as they fell into the cooling water vat below.
|This aircraft stationed here in Albuquerque is used as a fire practice plane.||07/04/2006||432|
|A plane in a pit. Most likely used for fire emergency training.||07/03/2006||291|
|near Dresden, Ger||06/23/2006||607|
|At London City airport, this is a dummy aircraft which is used by firefighters to train putting out aircraft fires. ||06/20/2006||310|