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|barrage was constructed to regenerate the bay area in cardiff, capitol of wales, uk. Here is the link to wiki http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cardiff_Barrage|
|During the second world war there was a barrage balloon testing station here and this large shed was used to store the balloon. A large number of different trials and experiments took place here and nearby.||11/19/2009||259|
|These buildings off Station Road are the remains of Site 7 of "F" Flight (based at East Halton) of the Humber Estuary Balloon Barrage. The balloons defended the nearby Admiralty oil storage depot.||12/08/2009||320|
|The disaster of the Malpasset dam (barrage de Malpasset), which broke on the night of 2 December 1959 and killed over 420 people, possibly even more than 500.||08/11/2005||612|
|The Farakka Barrage, constructed by India in 1974, only a few miles from Bangladesh border, is a water resource development project. The Farakka barrage is a low height dam, constructed mainly to divert water from the main channel of Ganges-Padma river that flows through Bangladesh into the Hoogly-Bhagirathi channel for irrigation services and the resuscitation of the Hoogly port in Kolkata.||09/10/2005||375|
|Barrage de Figari en Corse du sud||12/08/2005||298|
|Barrage balloons were a very basic form of defence against aircraft and were widely used around towns and strategic targets. They were simply large balloons tethered to fixed moorings on the ground.|
The cables which attached them to the ground were a dangerous obstruction to low-flying aircraft and their deployment around potential targets forced enemy raiders to fly at high alti...
|It is the biggest dam of Turkey on river Fırat (Euphrat).
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|The small white dots that form concentric circles are the remains of concrete blocks set into the ground and used to anchor the balloon’s mooring cables.||12/08/2009||326|
|French Televisions, Paris France Television Channels in France.FR2,FR3,FR4..etc|
|At the beach near Cap Breton in Aquitane, France, you can see the remains of Bunkers which should protect occupied France for the landing of the allied Forces. These Bunkers are now, 60 years later, washed out by the sea of the Dunes where they originally where placed. They were never used, because the D-Day invasion occured some 300 miles away in the north of France.|
|Y is a commune in the Somme département in the Picardie region of France. The name is pronounced like the letter E in English. It bears the shortest place name in France, and one of the shortest in the world. The inhabitants call themselves Ypsilonien(ne)s.||04/24/2009||899|