The Jurassic period is a major unit of the geologic timescale that extends from about 200 Ma (million years ago) at the end of the Triassic to 146 Ma at the beginning of the Cretaceous.
The Jurassic constitutes the middle period of the Mesozoic era, also known as the Age of Dinosaurs. The start of the period is marked by the major Triassic-Jurassic extinction event.
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The Permian period extends from about 299.0 to 248.0 million years before the present.
The Permian follows the Carboniferous (Pennsylvanian in North America) and is followed by the Triassic. The end of the period is marked by a major extinction event, called the Permian-Triassic extinction event.
During the Permian, all the Earth's major land masses except portions of East Asia w...
A 180 km wide crater, called Bedout, off the northwestern coast of Australia was caused by an asteroidal impactor (estimated the size of Mt. Everest) that struck 250.1 +/- 1 million years ago forming the Permian/Triassic boundary (end of the Paleozoic) .
This event is sometimes known as `the Great Dying`, because 97% of all life became extinct.
This was one of the worst events in...
This a recently found large crater in Antarctica, that was created by a 50 kilometres wide space rock 250 million years ago, and contributed to, or caused the Permian-Triassic extinction, the greatest mass extinction on Earth.
The crater is about 500 kilometres wide, and is now buried beneath 1 kilometre of ice. It was found by looking at differences in density that show up in gravity me...
Daegu World Cup Soccer Stadium, host to the 2002 World Cup. Info from wikipedia: The 2002 FIFA World Cup, the 17th staging of the World Cup, was held in South Korea and Japan from May 31 to June 30. The two countries were chosen as hosts by FIFA in May 1996. For the first time in its history, the World Cup was organized by two countries. It was also the first World Cup held in Asia, and the fi...
Situated on the Shiekh Zayed Road, opposite the Dubai World Trade Centre and exhibition halls, a famous landmark in itself,
the striking architecture of API World Tower sets the tone of new standards of Corporate accommodation in the middle East.
Address: 2001 Marine World Parkway
Vallejo, CA 94589-4002 USA
Phone numbers: 707-644-4000 Local
Official web site: http://www.sixflags.com/parks/marineworld
Status: Operating since 1986
Name changes: Six Flags Marine World (1999 to ?)
Marine World Africa USA
Holiday has another dimension at WOW(World of Wonders)World Palace Hotel!
WOW World Palace Hotel is a 5* Hotel with all beauty of a secret garden lost in the midst of magnificent blue and green of the Mediterranean and backed up by the great view of the range of Toros mountains!
Ferrari World is a Ferrari themed amusement park on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. The park is situated under a 200,000 square metres (2,200,000 sq ft) roof making it the largest indoor amusement park in the world. Ferrari World is due to open on October 28 2010.
SS Red Oak Victory is a World War II Victory ship preserved as a museum ship in Richmond, California. It was one of 534 Victories built during World War II, but one of only a few of these ships to be transferred from the Merchant Marine to the United States Navy. It was named after Red Oak, Iowa, which suffered a disproportionate number of casualties in early World War II battles. The ship was ...
The Abraj Al-Bait Towers also known as the Mecca Royal Hotel Clock Tower is a complex topped out in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. The building holds several world records in the construction world, including: the tallest hotel in the world, constructed with the tallest clock tower in the world and displaying the world's largest clock face, the world's largest building floor area, and will become the sec...
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