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|Semo La (La means "pass" in Tibetan, the local language) is situated in the central part of Tibet and gives access to the Chang Tang region. The pass is motorable rising to an altitude of 5565m (18,258 feet) at 30°06′36″N, 85°25′54″E. It is found on the so-called Northern Route, north of Raka and south of Coqen in Central Tibet. Travellers use this route as an alternativ...||07/28/2006||840|
|A nice look at the largest mountain on the planet. The summit ridge of the mountain marks the border between Nepal and Tibet, but the summit itself is in Tibet.||07/03/2005||41,945|
|A Padrão was a large stone cross placed in a new land as part of a land claim by the Portuguese. 2 of these erected by Dias and de Gama can be seen at the Cape Point. For more info go to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Padr%C3%A3o||07/22/2014||67|
|(Portuguese: Torre Vasco da Gama) is a 145 m/476 ft-high lattice tower in Lisbon, Portugal, built over the Tagus river. |
It is named after Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama, who was the first European to arrive in India by sail, in 1498.
The architects of the tower were Leonor Janeiro, Nick Jacobs and SOM (Skidmore, Owings and Merrill).
The steel structure, represe...
|In former times, Yumenguan Pass (Jade Gate Pass) was called Small Square City. Why was its name changed? There is an interesting story about Yumenguan Pass that answers this question.|
|By toggling photo-overlay in and out one can move oil platforms around the pass.||09/27/2005||1,146|
|Tibet and western China map overlay||02/26/2009||845|
|Dagze Co (Lake) is one of many inland lakes in Tibet, with a present area of 260 km2 (100 square miles). In glacial times, the region was considerably wetter, and lakes were correspondingly much larger. Changes in climate have resulted in greater aridity on the Tibetan Plateau.||11/04/2005||1,697|
|The Altamont Pass Wind Farm located in the Altamont Pass of the Diablo Range in Central California. It is a one of the earliest wind farms in the United States. The wind farm is composed of over 4900 relatively small wind turbines of various types, making it at one time the largest farm in the world in terms of capacity. Altamont Pass is still the largest concentration of wind turbines in the w...||08/17/2005||613|
|One of the longest bridges in the world, +/- 17Km (10.5 Mile)||08/08/2005||591|
|India, China reopen Silk Road pass.|
NATHU LA, China-India Border - Asian giants India and China opened a Himalayan pass to border trade on Thursday, 44 years after a frontier war shut down the ancient route.
|The bridge (In Progress) over Kyu-chu river near Lhasa in Tibet.||09/15/2006||639|