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|Huge Western Boots and Hat, probably outside of a western-themed store, just south of Seattle, WA.||07/31/2005||577|
|India’s Reliance Petroleum has started processing crude oil at its new refinery in western India, creating the world’s biggest refining complex.|
The company opened its 580,000 barrel a day refinery in Jamnagar in the western state of Gujarat on 2 Jan,2009.
|Bungle Bungle - Purnululu National Park, Western Australia |
The Bungle Bungle Range is one of the most fascinating geological landmarks in Western Australia. The distinctive beehive-shaped towers of the Bungle Bungle are made up of sandstone and conglomerates (rocks composed mainly of pebbles and boulders and cemented together by finer material). In 2003, this area was declared a...
|Western Plains Zoo is a large zoo near Dubbo, New South Wales. It was established in the late 1970s by Taronga Zoo in Sydney to provide more living and breeding space for large animals such as elephants and antelopes which needed more space than was available at the restricted Sydney site.|
Western Plains Zoo is located near the Newell Highway in west Dubbo about 4 km from the city.
|The Tuamotus are the largest chain of atolls in the world, spanning an area of the Pacific Ocean roughly the size of Western Europe.|
|Founded by Alexander the Great in 331 BC on the Mediterranean coast of Egypt, Alexandria became a center of trade and learning in the ancient world. Alexander built the causeway between the Eastern and Western Harbors, joining Pharos Island (arrow) to the mainland. Alexandria’s cultural status was symbolized by the lighthouse on Pharos, one of the “Seven Wonders of the World.” ||10/23/2005||4,256|
|Overlay of Western Florissant, MO. Pitzman's 1868 map of St Louis County roads and land ownership.||12/15/2006||358|
|Gilcrease Arguably the finest and unarguably the largest Western Art collection in the world can be found at the Thomas Gilcrease Museum of Art. The art collection includes over 10,000 paintings, drawings, prints and sculptures by 400 artists from colonial times to the present. Among the Western artists for which Gilcrease is renowned are Frederic Remington (including 18 of his 22 bronzes), Alb...||11/22/2005||357|
|The Battle of Verdun was a major battle of the Western Front in World War I. The battle was fought between the German and French armies between February 21 and 19 December 1916 around Verdun-sur-Meuse in northeast France. It resulted in more than a quarter of a million deaths and about half a million wounded. It was the longest battle of World War I, and the second bloodiest after the battle of...||08/03/2005||1,207|
|3265 m. (10,712ft). Tarso Toussidé, a broad volcanic massif at the western end of the Tibesti Range, is capped by the Toussidé stratovolcano, constructed at the western end of the 14-km-wide ignimbritic Yirrigue caldera of Pleistocene age.||10/17/2005||852|
|Australia has some of the best examples of meteorite impact sites anywhere in the world and Wolfe Creek Crater, Western Australia, is one of the most spectacular. The floor lies 55 metres below the rim of the crater, and although partly buried by windblown sand, the rim of the crater rises to 25 metres above the surrounding plain.|
I thought it was the second largest in the world bu...
|This is Manzanita Speedway in Phoenix, AZ. It is a dirt track facility that hosts weekly events. The Western World Championships (part of sprint car racing's triple crown) are held here annually.||07/08/2006||523|
|All about the railroads that ran around Utica, New York.|
Railroads are coded as follows:
"A" = Adirondack & St Lawrence Div
"D" = Delaware, Lackawanna & Western
"M" = Mohawk Division (mainline NY Central)
"N" = New York, Ontario & Western
"W" = West Shore
See the Utica Railroad Page