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|Crescent Spring can be called a natural wonder in the Gobi Desert.||09/10/2006||375|
|It was at No.22 Lansdowne Crescent that Jimi Hendrix suffered a drug overdose that, along with a Tuna sandwich, would kill him. He may have survived except that the ambulance drivers rushing him to St. Mary Abbots Hospital seemed to do everything wrong for an overdose victim and he choked on his vomit on the way.||09/12/2005||506|
|This is the lighthouse located in Crescent City, California, as featured in the "California's Gold" episode "Northwest Corner". An interesting point is made during the episode in that during high tide, the lighthouse is separated from the mainland by water, but during low tide, one can walk from the mainland to the lighthouse completely over dry land. This satellite picture ...||12/30/2009||278|
|The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement consists of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (Federation), and the 183 national Red Cross or Red Crescent societies currently recognized by the ICRC and admitted as full members of the Federation. All of these organizations are legally independent from e...||02/28/2006||327|
|A solar energy project in Nevada.|
|A lake in desert, southern of Dunhuang, for thousands years.||10/30/2006||387|
|Filming location of Deja Vu. The river around the bridge "Crescent City Connection" is one of the main scenes in the movie.|
|The church was build in 13th. century, around 2 km (1,24 miles) from the coastline today, and was the thurch of nearby village Lonstrup until 1928 when the new church was build. A new church had to be build because the sea ate the coastline bit for bit through time because of storms. |
The entire interior of the church has been moved to the new church in Lonstrup.
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|A dual disaster hit Pakistan in the final week of June 2007. On June 23, rare heavy rains and winds swept over much of the country, and three days later, on June 26, Cyclone Yemyin (03B) blew ashore in southern Pakistan. The two storms caused extensive flooding in the country’s southwest from the Arabian Sea coast to the border with Afghanistan. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer...||08/30/2007||901|
|Fort Popham is a coastal defense land battery at the mouth of the Kennebec River in Phippsburg, Maine. It is located in sight of the short-lived Popham Colony and, like the colony, named for George Popham, the colony's leader. |
Construction of Fort Popham was authorized in 1857, but did not begin until 1862 when the Union became nervous about the Confederacy’s newest naval ship d...
|On D+1 the caissons, each with a 4 man crew, two sailors and an anti-aircraft gun emplacement, were towed to positions about a mile off-shore and handed over to a fleet of powerful harbour tugs which manoeuvred them into their final positions. The caissons' sea valves were opened until they settled at previously agreed depths. Each Mulberry was about a mile long and stood about 30 ft (9m) above...||10/22/2008||755|
|The Cohoes Falls is a waterfall on the Mohawk River in Cohoes, New York. Discovered by the indigenous Mohawk tribe, the falls' original name was Ga-ha-oose, which is believed to mean "The Place of the Falling Canoe." Cohoes historian Arthur Masten also wrote in his 1880 history that the phrase might mean "Potholes in the River," referring to the potholes which appear in the riverbed when it is ...||07/29/2008||552|