On the morning of October 19, 2005, National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) aircraft measured a pressure of 882 millibars in the center of Hurricane Wilma—the lowest pressure ever measured in an Atlantic hurricane. This low pressure earned Wilma the status of the strongest hurricane ever recorded in the Atlantic. As of October 20, the storm was moving northward through the ...
The Mid-Atlantic states were completely white on Sunday, December 20, 2009, in the wake of a record-breaking snow storm. The storm deposited between 12 and 30 inches of snow in Virginia, Maryland, and Washington, D.C. on December 19, according to the National Weather Service. For many locations, the snowfall totals broke records for the most snow to fall in a single December day.
From Wikipedia: Essen [ˈɛsn̩] is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Located on the Ruhr river, it ranks as the second largest city of the Ruhr area and as the 8th largest city in Germany. Population: 586,205 (as of 30.06.2004).
Despite its size, Essen has less prominence than other cities of comparable size. Essen remained an insignificant agricultural town...
This is the Zeppelinfeld in Nuremberg, Germany.
During the Nazi Regime this became the place of their Nuremberg Rallies with over 100,000 people taking part.
Nowadays it is a public recreation area, and the grand-stand hosts a historical documentary exhibition on the area during the "Third Reich".
Castle Solitude in Germany was built as a hunting lodge between 1764 and 1769 under Duke Karl Eugen of Württemberg. It is not a true castle, but rather a rococo palace. Since 1956 the area has belonged to the urban district of Stuttgart, Germany.
Hahn airport, now civil, formely known as "Hahn airbase", a U.S. Air force base in the Hunsrueck area, germany. I grew up a few miles from there. Hahn airport is now the main base of "Ryanair"-airline in central europe.
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