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|S/W Overlay shows Portsmouth harbour at the year 1939.|
Potsmouth is a significant naval port for centuries, previously the world's largest naval base and home to many famous ships, Portsmouth has declined in recent years but remains a major dockyard and base for the Royal Navy.
|Docklands is the semi-official name for an area in the east of London, England, comprising parts of several boroughs (Southwark, Tower Hamlets Newham and Greenwich) in Greater London. The eponymous docks were formerly part of the Port of London, at one time the world's largest port. They have now been redeveloped principally for commercial and residential use (from Wikipedia).||05/26/2006||589|
|Image of Portsmouth harbour, contains ships etc.||10/12/2005||411|
|Here are all defense batteries and forts of Portsmouth.||12/14/2005||534|
|With a 170 meter high this tower gives his visitors a great overview of Portsmouth habour.||09/18/2005||437|
|Portsmouth Dockyard has been at the forefront of maritime technological developments since it was the site of the world's first dry dock in 1495.|
That was followed in the 1690s by the first stone wet and dry docks which can still be seen today, one being the home to HMS Victory and another to Mary Rose.
|Manas, the international airport at Bishkek (named after the mythical national hero), was modernised in 1988 to make it one of the most modern commercial airport in Central Asia. Manas International Airport has about five commercial flights per day.|
Manas has a 13,800-foot long runway, built for Soviet bombers. There is room for four C-17 or C-5 cargo planes to park along the taxiway. T...
|Allows people to easily track between Portsmouth City's cycle map and an aerial view of the city||04/25/2006||528|
|Southsea Castle was built by Henry VIII between 1544 and 1545 to protect Portsmouth against possible French invasion. Its revolutionary design provided for the most efficient use of guns in attack or defence now that artillery dominated warfare.||10/15/2005||397|
|Several ships in Portsmouth harbour/doskyard||05/29/2006||420|
|Fratton Park has been home to Portsmouth Football Club since 1898. Two English Champions, Sherlock Holmes author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and C B Fry are two famous names amongst the many how have played for the club over the years. ||02/26/2006||390|
|Located on the Red Sea coast, this city is the largest city in the Western Province of Saudi Arabia and its principal port in the region. Jeddah occupies an area of 560 square kilometres and stretches for 80km north to south along its coastline.|
The discovery of oil deposits in Saudi Arabia in 1936 changed the face of Jeddah. Traditionally a point of entry for pilgrims on their a...