On top of mount Vodno located next to the city of Skopje at an attitude of 1,066 meters above the sea level, the Millennium Cross was built to mark 2000 years of Christianity in Macedonia. The Millennium Cross dimensions are 76 high by 46 meters wide and it is a unique structure in the world.
A map of the main regions of ancient Greece, superimposed to the map of modern Greece and part of Turkey, Bulgaria, Albania, etc. Note that some regions currently belong to the modern Greek state preserving their ancient name (e.g. Thessalia, Peloponnesus, Epirus); others have changed their name, especially those that stayed outside the modern Greek state's frontiers (e.h. Ionia, Lydia); and ot...
Katoomba, in the Blue Mountains, is about 85kms (about 52 miles) west of Sydney at an altitude of 950m (about 3,117ft). It is a major tourist attraction with its shear sandstone cliffs. The name Blue Mountains was given because of the blue haze when seen from the distance. This haze comes from sun reflecting on the minute particles of eucalyptus oil given off by the gum trees.
Ismail Samani Peak (from 1932–1962 known as Stalin Peak, from 1962–1998 as Communism Peak), 24,590 ft (7,495 m). Pamir Mountains are formed by the junction of the Tian Shan, Karakoram, Kunlun, and Hindu Kush ranges. They are among the world's highest mountains. They are also known by the Chinese name of Congling.