The "Water Castle", initially thus call, was created to supply the quarters that if formed in the region north. The tower of 27 meters of height was raised in one of the extremities of the geodesic triangulation, strategical point for the urban development of the city of Campinas.
3D Dirigible number 6 of Santos-Dumont near Eiffel Tower - 1901.
Alberto Santos-Dumont was an important early pioneer of aviation.
Although he was born, grew up, and died in Brazil, his contributions to aviation were made while he was living in France.
On October 19, 1901 he won the Deutsch de la Meurthe prize of 100,000 francs for flying his dirigible Number 6 fro...
The Osório Wind Farm produces electric energy from wind, and is located at the city of Osório, RS, Brazil. The turbine model is an Enercon E-70/2000 KW, which weighs 810 tons each. The wind farm´s 75 wind turbines are 98 metres high. Considering the blade tip positioned at a upright vertical position, such height rises up to 140 metres high. Such wind farm can be seen both from BR-230 and RS-30...
This is Tower Park, Boutnemouth, UK The water park is called Splashdown. There are only water slides there - no swimming pools! - great fun though! especially the screamer! (smallest slide on the SE tower - its almost vertical!)
1.: 35,000 tons pool, 2,000 tons of water tower, compressor stations and electric engine room 2. Towers lowest water level: 20M 3. Elevation is scheduled to land: About 245M 4. Towers of the total height of about = 47M 5. In a simple style, a unique (On behalf of the images on the west side of the entrance), the main structure with two-row 5 a square steel column supporting the top of ...
In days of old, shot for rifles was made in the "Shot Tower." Molten lead was dropped from the top of the tower into a vat of water at the bottom. The lead droplets, like raindrops, would form into perfect spheres, cool and solidify as they fell into the cooling water vat below.
Attractions include Wave Lagoon, with artificial waves to surf or swim; Thunder River, with a 13-meter tower and slides for single or double ride rafting tubes; Calypso Curves, with 12-meter slides; Caribbean Waters, with 350 meters of river-like streams for floating; Big Jamaica, with family rafting rides for groups of up to five; and Terror Tower, with 18-meter tower slides and high-speed tri...
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