Sightseeing placemarks that don't fit into any of the other sightseeing categories.|
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|Strange looking dots and some houses occupy this atoll in the Persian Gulf. Looks as though there is a dredged shipping lane to the atoll. I have found no information on the net relating to this or any of the islands in the archipelago, and it is only visible in Google Earth.||01/28/2009||605|
|A modern well surrounded by camels, people, and other animals.||01/24/2009||1,453|
|Just an unusual housing developement that looks like a deranged Homer Simpson.||01/16/2009||571|
|Defence Storage and Distribution Agency|
The largest ammunition dump in western Europe.
It is also home to the Army School of Ammunition including the new multi-million pound Felix (named after bomb squad mascots) Centre for training Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) engineers where courses are given in Improvised Explosive Device Disposal (IEDD) using robot search equipment on a m...
|In 2005, McMaster De offer us a very good document about the Great Man-made river project in Libya.|
Here is the place where are built all the sections of concrete pipe witch are necessary to transport the water.
This project is considered as no sustainable, due to the fact that it is "fossil-water", and, one day it will end.
|And so unique! here is the most expensive vineyard in the world, and, may be the most expensive field in the world, designated to agriculture activity.|
from "this piece of land" of 18 000M2 square, each year,is produced around 6000 bottles of Burgundy vine named Romanée conti. One of the most appreciated and expensive as well.
to obtain only one bottle, it´s very easy....
|A very lonely house somewhere on a rock in the ocean.||12/30/2008||862|
|This time I find the several weird rings under the sea. There are 20m(diameter) x 3, 13m x 4, 6m x 2. They are actually "tubes" if you check their shadows. There are some floating white dots and a rectangle sampan(I guess). I wander what they are.||12/26/2008||1,925|
|On the west coast of Australia, neat Perth, in the city of Kwinana. It´s the first large-scale seawater desalination plant of Australia and the biggest of the south part of the earth.|
For or against the desalination plants? at least, all the energy necesary to produce that potable water come officially from a windmill fram. So, it´s actually, the most ecologic in the world.
|The ashkelon desalination plant is the biggest actualy existing in the world. Able to produice 320 000m3 per day of potable domestic water, this is the first of five "mega" desalination plants proyected in the country.|
Using the reverse osmosis tecnology, it is actualy the best way for a very good quality water and the cheapest, as well. 20% of the potable water production is o...
|This is the exact geographic center of California, coordinates provided by California's Gold episode #608, "Center of California", and also verified by the United States Geological Survey (in the episode) in the following Wikipedia article:|
|Iowa 80 is the world's largest truckstop, located along Interstate 80 off exit 284 in Walcott, Iowa. Set on a 220-acre (89 ha) plot of land (four times larger than an average truckstop and 2.5 times larger than Disneyland) -- 75 acres (30 ha) of which are currently developed -- the site receives 5,000 visitors daily, and features a 67,000 sq ft (6,200 m2) main building, parking for 800 trucks, ...||12/11/2008||1,120|
|Flowers arranged in a pentagony shape. ||12/06/2008||356|
|condensation trail cross over Porto Santo Island,||12/04/2008||406|
|Locations from the zombie novel, Eve of the Dead by Nathan Tucker.||11/29/2008||359|
|a funny place-- really looks like C-3PO---famous character in Star Wars ||11/25/2008||400|
|water treatment plant in Zaporizhzhia, Ukraine||11/21/2008||394|
|a weird place in Georgia. Looks like some kind of military training facility.||11/14/2008||791|
|a rare shape castle in Georgia||11/14/2008||270|
|Locations of Oil Rigs in the Santa Barbara Channel. Some locations do not show images in Google Earth, but locations are correct.||11/13/2008||838|
|yurt near by runway--an interesting scene||10/30/2008||506|
|3 yurts in the desert----central of Mongolia||10/29/2008||1,090|
|what a wonderful shinning golden glare||10/28/2008||344|
|French School in Riyadh||10/26/2008||339|
|Bronze statue of Francois Mitterrand (1916-1996), opened in 1998 on the plaza bearing his name at the foot of the Lille-Europe station. A subscription was launched last year by the foundation Francois Mitterrand and Pierre Mauroy. |
Sculptor: Francois Cacheux