When they scrapped USS South Dakota in 1962, Sioux Falls couldn't get the whole battleship into landlocked South Dakota. So they salvaged what parts they could, poured a foot-high concrete outline onto the ground in Sherman Park along the banks of the Big Sioux River, and combined the pieces into a minimalist pseudo-replica.
The USS South Dakota was in every major battle and the...
Ellsworth AFB is an Air Force installation roughly 11 kilometers northeast of Rapid City, South Dakota.
It is home to the B-1B bomber, and is being upsized due to the 2005 BRAC (Base ReAlignment and Closure) Bill. On a funny note, in 2004, some pilots from Northwest Airlines landed there instead of the Rapid City Airport.
At the time of writing, it is in Low Resolution.
The Atacama Desert in the north of the country contains major reserves of copper, gold, silver and industrial metals, it is the heart of Chile's mining industry. Chile's copper mines provide over 30% of the world's mine production of recoverable copper, according to to statisctics of the U.S. Department of the Interior.
This is the second biggest opensky mine in the world, this mine have been used for two thousand years ago by Romans, and nowadays it's used by the NASA because the terrain is such as Mars, the dam you can see at the north of the mine are contamined waters.
Type: Douglas CC-129 Dakota 4M (DC-3A-467)
NASARR Dakota "Pinocchio" of the Canadian Armed Forces, Cold Lake AFB. Several air forces, including the Belgian, German and Canadian had some Dakota's modified to train future Starfighter pilots on the North American Search and Ranging Radar, which was housed in the pointed...
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