Sightseeing placemarks that don't fit into any of the other sightseeing categories.|
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|(Portuguese: Praça do Comércio ) is located in the city of Lisbon, Portugal. |
Situated near the Tagus river, the square is still commonly known as Terreiro do Paço ( "Palace Square"), because it was the location of the Royal Ribeira Palace (Paços da Ribeira) until it was destroyed by the great 1755 Lisbon Earthquake.
After the earthquake, the square was completely remod...
|The International Date Line (IDL) is an imaginary line on the surface of the earth opposite the prime meridian where the date will change as one travels east or west across it. Roughly along 180° longitude, the anti meridian, with diversions to pass around some territories and island groups, it mostly corresponds to the time zone boundary separating +12 and -12 hours of Coordinated Universal Ti...||09/30/2009||2,572|
|The three tanks (M10, M24 and Leopard) are placed in the backyard of Rindsholm Inn. Free acess to the area.|
They are a part of a memorial to danish soldiers who has served in international peacekeeping forces.
http://www.rindsholm-kro.dk/ (Click on Historie m.m for more photos)
|Listing of 200+ Ghost Towns, Historical Events, Army Forts, Shipwrecks and a lot more all based in the State of Oregon. Each town and entry has a brief description of the historical significance and a link to more information if available.||08/21/2009||610|
|I found an upload showing the enormous arrow drawn on the ground on Lanzarote island in the Atlantic. I zoomed out and eyeballed where the arrow points. Over egypt among other places. So I drew a line from the arrow to the pyramids for fun. Check out how it lines up with the arrow.||08/15/2009||861|
|Approximately location of the meeting point of the 3 time zones UTC-1, UTC-2 and UTC-3. The only place in the world where 3 zones meet happens here on this point between Norway, Finland and Russia.|
Another curiosity is the border between Norway and Russia. When you cross the border you go from UTC-1 to UTC-3, 2 hours difference for a small step over a borderline.
|A driver training center in Japan||07/26/2009||646|
|a funny man face||07/17/2009||556|
|this stadium looks ike a sad South Park character with a wooly hat.||07/17/2009||694|
|A collection of locations where some famous and not so famous album covers where photographed||07/05/2009||1,080|
|Thylejren also called "Frøstrup camp" began in summer 1970, the first festival in Denmark. Association for the festival the New Society had found a piece of land in between Thy Frøstrup and Østerild to organize a festival that was inspired by Woodstock. The idea for Thylejren came from Jacob Ludvigsen and Lasse Ellegaard, they gave the idea to Henning Kløvedal Prince and Leif Varmark ...||07/01/2009||323|
|What looks like underwater structures on the Palmyra Atoll. The airstrip was used by the US during WW2. Anyone know more?||06/26/2009||637|
|A bedouin tent in Mauritania||06/26/2009||544|
|This is the final resting place of Buddy Holly after he was killed in a plane crash in Iowa in 1959|
|This is the worlds largest 6 pack of beer in La Crosse, Wisconsin. http://www.worldslargestthings.com/wisconsin/sixpack.htm||05/17/2009||924|
|A nother run of cable, about 13 miles.||05/09/2009||509|
|Just a short 10 mile run of cable up one of the coolest washes Ive ever seen. ||05/09/2009||479|
|A strange scene--a tree on the canopy!!|
Yes! here is Kayashima Station,Osaka. When the station built the tree was here for 700 years. Now it is the siprit God for Osaka people.
|What happens when you overlay satellite imagery to the ocean floor...you get ice on the seafloor.||03/02/2009||949|
|Locations of the 100 best places for hanami (sakura cherry blossom viewing) in Japan, as chosen by Nihon Sakura no Kai.||02/26/2009||682|
|this is the US strategic petroleum reserve at hackberry, louisiana||02/24/2009||389|
|Part of Mexico close to the Texan border where prostitution is legalized.||02/22/2009||873|
|In the sea you can see the pipes where the vessel is connected to discharge the sand on the mainland, to rebuild the beach of Foceverde (Rome)||02/18/2009||389|
|looks like a small Texas map||02/16/2009||245|
|A road or path of some sort leading onto the ice from Detah, Northwest Territories, Canada. Possibly some sort of winter event in the area?||02/12/2009||948|