All of the US state capitals. I've placed the placemarks on the capital buildings. Some of them are low-res so for those I looked up the precise location of the capital buildings. This is for all of those geography teachers out there.
Cahaba, Alabama (sometimes spelled Cahawba), now a ghost town and state historic site, was the first permanent state capital of Alabama from 1820 to 1825, following Huntsville being designated as the Constitutional Convention Capital on July 5, 1819, upon the formation of the state legislature. It was located near the confluence of the Alabama and Cahaba Rivers, not far from the city of Selma. ...
Folsom State Prison (FSP), also known as Folsom State Prison, Represa is one of 33 prison facilities operated by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR). FSP is located in Folsom, California (Represa post office), Sacramento County, 20 miles (32 km) from the state capital of Sacramento, California, USA.
Porto Alegre is the capital of the state of Rio Grande do Sul, southmost state of Brazil.
This overlay (1500 x 1439 pixels) covers from Av. Ipiranga in the south to Av Maua in the north and from Guaiba Lake in the west to Av Ramiro Barcelos in the east.
The Victoria Memorial, officially called as the Victoria Memorial Hall, is actually a memorial building dedicated to Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom, located in Kolkata, India. Kolkata is the capital of West Bengal state and a former capital of British India. It is a museum and now a major tourist attraction.
Kerma (now known as Doukki Gela Nubian term which can be roughly translated as "red mound") was the capital city of the Kingdom of Kerma, in present day Egypt and Sudan, an archaeological site as old as 5,000 years. It became a real Nubian state during the 3rd millennium BC. Kerma was about 435 miles (700 km) away from Aswan.
This is all about railroads in the Capital District (Albany area) of New York State, You can "fly" around the area and see the various railroads. Much of this site deals with the "Castleton Cutoff", a huge project in the 1920's that created the giant Selkirk Yard. Stop while "flying" and see the various rail attractions. Historically, the two major railroads in the area were the New York Centra...
Nariman Point is the central business district of Mumbai(Bombay) the financial capital of India. It contains the HEad offices of many prestigious Indian and foreign corporates and also the legislative assembly of the State of MAharashtra.
Napata was a city-state on the west bank of the Nile River, some 400 km north of Khartoum, the present capital of Sudan. It was built around 1345 BC by the Nubians.
Since Early Dynastic times, Egyptians had been interested in Nubia, an area very rich in gold. They soon controlled that trade, which did not profit the Nubians, so that Egypt became an imperialistic power in Nubia. E...
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