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|Russel is where the Department of Defence is situated in Canberra, Australia. In the middle of the roads forming a pentagon, sits the Australian-American Monument - An eagle sitting atop a 73m tall concrete pillar. This was presented to Australia from America for our contribution during the 2nd world war.||09/17/2005||393|
|The 60 meters high Monument a Colon was built in 1888 for the World's Fair.||09/03/2005||494|
|On the hills above Paarl lies the Afrikaans Language Monument, erected in 1975. It is (apparently) the only monument in the world dedicated to a language.||09/14/2005||408|
|(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...
|The Ecuator line monument (Monumento da linha do Equador) shows where the world is divided into two hemispheres. Macapa, AP - Brasil.||12/01/2005||471|
|At the very center of Indianapolis is the "State Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument" (1902), designed by Bruno Schmitz (1858-1916), Germany's foremost architect of national monuments. Completed in 1901, the Monument appears to be Schmitz's only commission outside of Germany and Switzerland. Most of the bronze and stone sculptures on the Monument were designed, executed and manufactured b...||12/31/2006||357|
|The acropolis is in fact an unfinished monument - originally called the "National Monument". Initiated in 1816, a year after Napoleon's defeat at Waterloo, it was meant to be a replica of the Parthenon in Athens, as a memorial to those who had died in the Napoleonic Wars.|
|Built to commemorate the life of the novelist, Sir Walter Scott the monument was finished on 15th August 1846.|
The Scott Monument is 200 ft. 6in high and 55ft. square at the base; the highest gallery is reached by climbing a total of 287 steps.
It has been described as a Gothic Rocket, you can get an impression of this from the shadow.
|The Temple Bar Memorial was erected in 1880. The monument, a tall pedestal surmounted by a dragon or "griffin" stands in the middle of the roadway.|
|This monument is called "makam echahid" which means the place where the martyre rests. It's a monument in memory of all the martyrs who died during the independence war agaisnt the french colonization.||10/19/2006||928|
|Situated on the Shiekh Zayed Road, opposite the Dubai World Trade Centre and exhibition halls, a famous landmark in itself,|
the striking architecture of API World Tower sets the tone of new standards of Corporate accommodation in the middle East.
|Fondly known as Hermann the German, the Hermann Monument in New Ulm dominates the Minnesota River Valley skyline. Inspired by a similar monument near Detmold, Germany, this colossal figure served as an important symbol for members of Sons of Hermann, a fraternal organization of German Americans. In 1885 the 362 Sons of Hermann lodges across the country committed themselves to the construction o...||01/26/2007||581|