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|May 6. 2011 a new fountain in Copenhagen was started.|
More than 2,000 water nozzles that can each send a jet of water 2.5 meters into the air in style with the Bellagio hotel fountain-show in Las Vegas.
The fountain, which covers an area of 3,000 square meters is Copenhagen's largest. For comparison, Gefion Fountain at Langelinie little over 700 square meters. Pa...
|Type: Westland SA-341D Gazelle HT3|
A HUGE dragonfly sculpture has taken pride of place at the Solstice Park services area off the A303 trunk road at Amesbury.
The 40ft by 30ft sculpture is the inspiration of artist Charlotte Moreton and was built from the body of an old Gazelle helicopter, by aeronautical engineerin...
|1942 May 15 - First powered flight of BI-1 rocketplane. - Crew: Bakhchivangi.|
First glide flight was on 10 September 1941, but the factory had to be evacuated to Sverdlovsk. Accidents in ground runs of the rocket engine further delayed the first powered flight. First flight performance was: First flight BI-1. Maximum Speed - 400 kph. Maximum Altitude - 840 m. Flight Time - 189 sec.
|In Avesta you can se Worlds largest Dalecarlian horse. It's 13 meters tall (42.65 ft.) and made of concrete.||02/16/2010||831|
|(Padrão dos Descobrimentos) is a monument that celebrates the Portuguese who took part in the Age of Discovery, or the Age of Exploration, of the 15th and 16th centuries. It is located on the estuary of the Tagus river in the Belém parish of Lisbon, Portugal.|
Where ships departed to their often unknown destinations.
The monument consists of a 52 metre-high slab of concrete...
|24 horses and 24 warriors display outside a wine cellar complex, near Azeitão - Portugal||09/04/2009||606|
|'THE CORNISH MINER. The Kapunda Mine. This statue is a monument to the profound, role and contribution of the Cornish miner in the Kapunda and in due course in other mines in South Australia. The Kapunda mine, established in 1844, was the first successful metal mine in Australia and contributed greatly to the economic development of South Australia. Up to its closure in 1878 ore to the value of...||08/29/2009||502|
|In a roundabout in this french town a miniature of the Eiffel-Tower is placed.||08/25/2009||578|
|The Leshan Giant Buddha was built during the Tang Dynasty (618-907). It is carved out of a cliff face that lies at the confluence of the Minjiang, Dadu and Qingyi rivers in the southern part of Sichuan province in China, near the city of Leshan. The stone sculpture faces Mount Emei, with the rivers flowing below his feet. It is the largest carved stone Buddha in the world.|
|The attached Google Earth document was created in response to the question: "How might we use art or design to promote a healthy environment and a peaceful, sustainable world?" The Google Earth document is not a direct answer to the posted question, instead it is a compilation of many answers. Art and artists featured were chosen based on environmental impact at various locations around the w...||04/22/2009||1,063|
|The Ushiku Daibutsu, located in Ushiku, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan, is one of the world's tallest statues. Completed in 1995, it stands a total of 120 meters (394 feet) tall, including the 10m high base and 10m high lotus platform. An elevator takes visitors up to 85m off the ground, where an observation floor is located. It depicts Amitabha Buddha and is plated with bronze. It is also known as ...||03/18/2009||1,504|
|The Monument of Liberty (Bulgarian: Паметник на свободата, Pametnik na svobodata) in Rousse, Bulgaria, was built at the beginning of the 20th century by the Italian sculptor Arnoldo Zocchi. As time went by, it gained significance as one of the city's symbols, and now forms a part of...||01/14/2009||595|
|Life-sized statue of the world's tallest man(2.72m) Robert Pershing Wadlow located near his place of birth in Alton, Illinois.|
|Built in 2000, this Tin Soldier is styled after the soldiers of the Royal Engineers who founded New Westminster.|
Height: 32 feet (9.8 meters)
Weight: 5 tons
Construction: Stainless Steel
Construction period: 500 man-hours
|according to the "historic memorial law" voted by the Spanish congress of deputies in October 2007, this week,the authorities of Santander (north of Spain) have ordered to be taken off, the equestrian statue of general francisco Franco, from the square where it was since 1964. It was the last one still existing on the Spanish territory.On the satelite view, the statue is on the bottom, what we ...||12/22/2008||688|
|a statue on the roundabout looks like a plane or a rocket ||11/21/2008||600|
|40 Foot Tall Easter Island replica. Located at the Timexpo Museum in Waterbury, CT.|
|The Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster took place on January 28, 1986 when Challenger, a Space Shuttle operated by NASA, broke apart 73 seconds into its flight leading to the deaths of its seven crew members.||11/06/2008||703|
|A giant Russian doll at Manzhouli in China, near the Russian border.||10/07/2008||923|
|A big chair in Emeryville, California, USA.||08/18/2008||762|
|The River Man is a floating sculpture located in Cordova, Spain and was made by the sculptors Rafael Cornejo and Francisco Marks. The sculture is made of cork. On April 18th in 2006 it was placed in the river Guadalquivir and anchored to the bottom to avoid the drift.|
One week after its appearance, the sculpture came off its anchorages and was running aground. It's sculptors deci...
|Ballerina Clown in Aachen, Germany||07/30/2008||626|
|Stachus is a large square in central Munich and named officially Karlsplatz in 1797 after the unpopular Karl Theodor, Elector of Bavaria. Munich natives seldom use that name, calling the square instead Stachus, after the pub Beim Stachus, once owned by Eustachius Föderl, that was located there until construction work for Karlsplatz began. |
Most important buildings dominating the ...
|Statue "Der Isarflößer" in Munich, Thalkirchen.|
Errected in 1938
|There are quite a few blogs out there with lists of statues that seem strange to the authors of those blogs. I began a project to locate as many of them as I can. Thus far I've found quite a few. Most are visible, though some are in shadows or under trees or the image is too old. Also note that three or so of the statues are in other places in their own posts, but I wanted a proper complete lis...||06/15/2008||8,054|