USS Woodrow Wilson (SSBN-624), a Lafayette-class ballistic missile submarine, was the only ship of the United States Navy to be named for Woodrow Wilson (1856ľ1924), the 28th President of the United States.
USS Woodrow Wilson was decommissioned on 1 September 1994 and stricken from the Naval Vessel Register on 1 September 1994. Ex-Woodrow Wilson entered the Nuclear Powered Ship a...
Mount Napier, one of the youngest volcanoes in Australia, is a composite lava shield with a superimposed scoria cone. The cone rises 150 m above the surrounding plains to an elevation of 440 m making it the highest point on the Western District Plains of Victoria. It erupted about 5,290 BC
Cronk ny Merriu (English: Hill of the Dead) is one of the remains of promontory forts in the Isle of Man. Close to Port Grenaugh, this site dates back almost 2,000 years. The bank and ditch of Iron Age date created a defensive promontory fort at Cronk ny Merriu. Later, a rectangular building of Norse style and layout stood here, part of a system of coastal lookout posts.
Mount Connor (also known as Attila or Artilla), reaching to 859 m (2,500 ft) above sea level and to 300 m (985 ft) above ground level, is located southeast of Lake Amadeus in the southwest corner of the Northern Territory, 88 km east-south-east of Uluru at the border of the vast Curtin Springs cattle station. Mount Conner is a flat-topped and horseshoe-shaped mountain and can easily be confused...
This is the horn antenna of the Bell Laboratories. In 1964 Robert Woodrow Wilson and Arno Penzias accidentally discovered with this antenna the Cosmic microwave background radiation, considered as the best evidence for the Big Bang theory.
In 1978, Wilson and Penzias received the Nobel Price for their discovery.
Mount Meru is an active volcano located just 70 kilometers (44 miles) west of Mount Kilimanjaro. It reaches 4,566 meters (14,978 feet) in height but has lost much of its bulk due to an eastward volcanic blast sometime in its distant past, perhaps similar to the eruption of Mount Saint Helens in Washington State in 1980.
Mount Jefferson is located in the Cascade Range between Mount Hood and Three Sisters.
From USGS.gov: Mount Jefferson (3,199 meters - 10,495 feet) is a prominent feature of the landscape seen from highways east and west of the Cascades. Mount Jefferson (one of thirteen major volcanic centers in the Cascade Range) has erupted repeatedly for hundreds of thousands of years, with its ...