This is a Highspeed Test Facility for the newest super-sportcars in the south of Italy.
Editor's note (Wikipedia): Nardo Ring, is located in Nardo, Italy. It is used for auto racing. It is used as a test track for high speeds. At just under 7.8 miles and perfectly round, it is banked at such a degree that a driver need not turn the wheel while driving. In essence, the driver is b...
Gotland Ring is a premium racetrack and multi-functional motorsport facility on the Swedish island of Gotland, the most popular tourist resort in Sweden.
The circuit - designed by the founder Alec Arho Havrén - will be FIA-inspected for international racing Q2 2009. However, corporate edutainment and testing is the main focus even in the future. In its final format - with a main ...
The entire area is the Air and Tenere Natural Reserve in Niger. The overlay image shows some solid circles cover up several Precambrian volcano craters. The weird thing is a huge " ring gap" cuts through the Air Mountains , just like a vestige of a cup presses into sand upside down.
Geologists say that the 63km-length diameter ring is called " ring dike",al...
The Shepaug, Litchfield & Northern Railroad ran from Hawleyville to Litchfield in Connecticut. It was owned by the New Haven Railroad and went out of business in the 1940's. The path of the railroad can still be seen.
Smiling Budda Nuclear Test - India's First Nuclear Test
Test: Smiling Buddha
Time: 8:05, May 18, 1974 (IST)
Location: Pokhran, Thar Desert, Rajasthan, India
27.095 deg N, 71.752 E
Test Height and Type:
Underground, -107 m
Yield: 8 kt (12-13 kt claimed)
A derailment in February, 2006, pointed out the importance of railroad bridges to Montreal. Montreal is an island and has six railroad bridges that carry freight, commuters and long distance passengers.
Chanctonbury Ring (known as Chanklebury in Sussex dialect) is a hill fort based ring of trees atop Chanctonbury Hill on the South Downs, on the border of the civil parishes of Washington and Wiston in the English county of West Sussex. A ridgeway, now part of the South Downs Way, runs along the hill.
STRATEGIC OPERATIONS (Fifteenth Air Force): 430+ B-17s and B-24s, with fighter escort, attack communications targets in Hungary and N Italy to impede the withdrawal from the lower Balkans and to disrupt railroad communications in N Italy; targets hit are 2 railroad bridges at Budapest and 1 each at Szolnok and Szob, Hungary and a railroad bridge at Ferrara, Ital...