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|The gros ouvrage of Gordolon which was manned by 246 men is located close to the western bank of the River Vésubie at the end of a long dead end road off the D2565.Approaching the site the road becomes more overgrown and rutted and is eventually blocked by a fallen tree. |
The main entrance (Block 1) is a further 200 yards along the road.
Gordolon is on two levels w...
|Barsebaeck Block I and II Nuclear Power Plants. Both blocks have now been shut down, Block I in 1999 Block II in 2005. ||09/29/2005||434|
|This block of apartments is large but looks great.|
Located in Hong Kong
|This is the Haunted railroad Bridge in Avon Indiana. Legend has it that while the bridge was under construction a worker fell into the wet cement and they could not get him out. So now every time a train goes over you can hear a man screaming. 40 years ago when I was a boy there were no houses around it and it crossed over a gravel road. It was quite scarry. The authorities had to put steel pla...||04/12/2007||510|
|This is a mashup of the Block View images from A9 with Google Earth. A placemark is cenered in the view. If you zoom into a city where Block View is suported the placemark will change name to "A9 local image". If you click it, you will get some street level photos from that position. Clicking the photos will open them in a larger version.|
Try zooming into central Manhat...
|In the roll call of New England islands, Block Island sometimes gets lost in the wake of, say, Martha’s Vineyard or Nantucket. But this 7-mile-long isle off the Rhode Island coast is an unpretentious mix of wildlife preserves, old Victorian hotels and weathered gray houses, stone walls and inland moors, nature trails and freshwater ponds, and windswep...||09/11/2005||699|
|Former President (South African) De Klerk's wife lived in this block of beachfront apartments after they divorced. It's where she was murdered by a security guard.|
I once had a sugar-daddy who lived in this same block... but that's a whole other story!
|The Isokon building in Lawn Road, Hampstead, London is a concrete block of 34 flats designed by architect Wells Coates for Jack and Molly Pritchard. They were built between 1933 and 1934 as an experiment in communal living.|
Pre-World War 2 residents included Walter Gropius (German architect and founder of Bauhaus), Marcel Breuer (influential modernist), Agatha Christie and László Moholy-...
|One of several points along the Military Road where the cliff edge is just getting too close to the road. Combined tidal and weather erosion has already caused this road to be re-routed several times. The road was originally a straight Roman road, the foundations of which can be seen in places in the cliff face.||03/04/2006||788|
| Vigeland Park|
On the highest point of the park, on the Monolith Plateau, rise circular stairs towards the Monolith. The figural part, with 121 figures, is 14.12 m and the total height, including the plinth, is 17.3 m high. The Monolith was carved from one single granite block, hence the name (mono: one, litho: stone).The autumn of 1926 a granite block weighing hundreds of tons was trans...
|The original fort of Le Barbonnet stands on a mountain top overlooking Sospel.(2752 feet above sea level) It was built between 1883 and 1886 as part of the Séré de Rivičres defences. The fort was renovated and rearmed in 1932 and in 1940 the Gros Ouvrage of Le Barbonnet (with a linking tunnel to the old fort) was built at a slightly lower level alongside. The main fighting block (B2) is just be...||12/13/2009||347|
|The ancient road of Tibirke is from the Iron Age (500BC - 0) and is 100 meters long and 3 meters wide.|
Under the road was found another road which was dated back to 2800 BC. Pillows for a bridge was found too. That road was 150 meters long.
The road appeared 1943 through turf digging.
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