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|This map is geared towards presentation, with links. After loading it into Google Earth, click the play button and it will take you to points of interest along the trail. Go to 'Tools-Options-Control' and you can change how long it pauses at each point. Play it a couple of times before presentation so your computer can preload all of the terrain.||12/14/2006||1,524|
|The Kim family was lost after Thanksgiving 2006. This is the trail the father took after 7 days to try to save his family. Points may not be exact (taken from info seen on CNN). Notice all of the logging roads in the vicinity, and how far he went in the cold and snow.||12/12/2006||715|
|Site of the Dec. 6th explosion at the Falk Corporation in Milwaukee, WI.||12/12/2006||565|
|The drama began shortly before 2pm on Sunday on a remote industrial estate. Members of the family-run company fled after discovering a fire had broken out. At first, 10 fire engines and crews were dispatched, but more officers were called in as the scale of the blaze became apparent. The biggest explosion, which residents compared to a bomb going off, was at about 3pm. The explosions at the de...||12/12/2006||689|
|The AA Rewards Heartland Championship, is an amateur domestic rugby union competition in New Zealand. |
It was founded in 2006 as one of two successor competitions to the country's former domestic competition, the National Provincial Championship (NPC).
The country's 27 provincial teams were split into two separate competitions.
Thirteen of the orig...
|Etna is currently undergoing one of its most vigorous eruptions in years (you can look to it with 3 live web cams.|
It was triggered by a series of earthquakes on 27 October. The astronaut images, you see in the picture overlay, were taken three days later on 30 October at about 1130 GMT from an altitude of 400 km (250 miles).
|All the English Premiership Football Clubs grounds ||11/15/2006||941|
|High-tension pole of the high-power line at the river Ems, who was switched off on 04.11.2006 for the passage of a cruise ship. It was responsible for the power failure around europe.||11/12/2006||530|
|Track overlay of an intercontinental tour through Europe and Asia with some pictures and background information. I think a lot of people applied in vain for this project and would be happy to at least track the tour.||10/28/2006||940|
|Site where Fred and Rose West did there gruesome acts.||10/20/2006||500|
|Two subway trains collided at the end of morning rush hour in central Rome on Tuesday, killing one person and injuring at least 60 others, authorities said. |
Italian media said a second person died, but authorities did not confirm the reports.
Police said the conductor of one of the trains was found alive, and the rescue operation was complete.
|This is the hairpin corner which racing legend Peter Brock came speeding towards and crashed into. The crash was mainly due to wet road conditions. Rest in peace Brocky.||10/17/2006||803|
|The test of what may have been a nuclear bomb in North Korea has stirred up a political storm around the world. You can check out in Google Earth some of the locations in North Korea where they have been working on the technology.|
from jeffrey at Armscontrolwonk.com
|The stadiums of the soccer club playing UEFA Cup during the season 2006/2007||10/13/2006||659|
|The soccer stadiums of clubs paying UEFA Champions League during the season 2006-2007||10/05/2006||663|
|Dutch Rugby Union|
(Prime competition 2006-2007)
|The Currie Cup came to be part of South African rugby lore in 1891 during the first ever tour to these shores by Bill Maclaganís team from the British Isles.|
It was given to Maclagan by Sir Donald Currie (founder of the Castle Shipping Line) with instructions that it should be awarded to the first side to beat the tourists and thereafter become a floating trophy for a South Afric...
|Serge Girard's incredible challenge, Running across the five continents without a single day off.|
See at : http://www.sergegirard.com/anglais/index.html
|Natascha Kampusch (born 17 February 1988) is an Austrian teenager who was abducted at the age of 10 in 1998, and remained in custody of her kidnapper, Wolfgang Priklopil, for more than eight years, until she fled on 23 August 2006. It was widely reported in the media that she was held in a "dungeon" for the period of her confinement. This very small secret room was hidden 2.5 meters undergroun...||09/10/2006||1,367|
|Natascha Kampusch, an 18 year old girl was held in prison in a small cellar near vienna for 8 years (from 12 to 18), on Sept.06 she gave her first, very impressive interview.||09/10/2006||796|
|The Air New Zealand Cup is New Zealand's professional domestic rugby union competition. |
It was founded in 2006 with 14 teams, after the NPC was split into two separate competitions, the Air New Zealand Cup for Pro teams and the Heartland Championship for amateur sides.
Four new teams were added to the competition - Hawke's Bay, Counties Manukau, Manawatu and the...
|... "He came over the top of the stingray and the barb went up into his chest and put a hole in his heart." ...||09/07/2006||3,085|
|Boeing to shut down C-17 cargo plane production |
Boeing Co. said Friday it will begin shutting down production of its C-17 cargo plane because Congress has not funded new purchases.
The decision could affect thousands of Boeing workers in four states and thousands of others employed by companies that supply parts for the C-17
|This summer, from July 1st to July 29th, I went with a Global Works (http://www.globalworksinc.com/) group to New Zealand and Fiji. For the first week, we stayed at this island, called: "Aroha Island Ecological Centre." I took all the pictures myself (besides the banner). ||08/28/2006||507|
|2006 Best Of Philly - Philadelphia Magazine. Map of all the food and drink related winners of Best Of Philly.||08/09/2006||1,994|