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|Of the four volcanoes included among the archipelago that make up the Cape Verde Republic in the Atlantic Ocean off the west coast of Africa, small Fugo Island is the tallest and most active. The entire island is nothing more than a towering stratovolcano, rising 2,829 meters (9,281 feet) and topped by an 8-kilometer caldera. In 1995, after a more than 40 years of quiet, the volcano erupted, sp...||12/27/2005||576|
|Mesa Verde One of the most famous cliff dwellings of the Anasazi (ancient ones)||07/25/2006||599|
|Monte Verde - Brazil - (District of Green Mount)||08/20/2005||390|
|Ponta Verde Beach / Praia da Ponta Verde, in Maceió, AL - Brasil.||07/15/2006||621|
|At the beginning of the col de Verde, the GR20 goes up to the col of Flasca and crosses the brook of Marmanu before rising brutally until Gialgone (1591m). With the shade of the Laricio pines, the course in level line marries all the undulations of the relief of the slope Is solid mass of monte Renosu.||12/12/2005||315|
|The Cape May Canal was built by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers during the second world war as a protected route to avoid German submarines operating off Cape May Point and to become part of the Intracoastal Waterway System (ICW). The canal extends about three miles from Cape May Harbor to the Delaware Bay. ||08/03/2005||468|
|Cape May ferry from Cape May, NJ to Lewis, DE...a short 1 hour trip across the Delaware Bay.||07/20/2005||716|
|The cape's lighthouse |
Construction of the lighthouse was completed in 1772, and the structure rises 144 meters in height above the cape.
The cape is a popular tourist attraction, and the site features a monument with a crucifix bearing an inscription Portuguese:
Here, where the land ends and the sea begins...(Luis de Camões)
|Well known and respected by all seafares this is the view of Cape Hoorn (Also known as Cape Horn), the southernmost tip of South America.||08/03/2005||1,275|
|USS Mesa Verde (LPD-19) is the third San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock and the first ship of the United States Navy to be named for Mesa Verde National Park in Colorado. The ship is designed to deliver a fully equipped battalion of up to 800 Marines. |
The contract to build her was awarded on 29 February 2000 to Northrop Grumman Ship Systems of Pascagoula, Mississippi, a...
|The railroad that operated to Cape Cod was part of the |
New York, New Haven & Hartford. It went all the way to Provincetown. Except for short lines and tourist railroads, there isn't much left except a rich heritage. Ride the route of the railroad all around Cape Cod. Based on a 1955 Employee Timetable.
|Two of the Four members of the Cape I Class of Roll-on/Roll-off Cargo Ships, these vessels were originally built for the commercial trade, but were turned over to the Maritime Administration upon their completion named USNS Mercury & USNS Jupiter in 1977 for operation by the Military Sealift Command. Both ships served under these names from 1977 to 1993 and were activated during the First G...||08/08/2010||520|