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|Plum Island Animal Disease Centre is a US Department of Agriculture (USDA) facility devoted to diagnosing and researching foreign diseases of animals.|
Plum Island is the only location in the United States where bioterrorist attack disease agents can be studied. It is located 1 1/2 miles off the north-eastern end of Long Island, NY.
In late August 2005, the Department of Homeland S...
|Hans Island (Greenlandic/Inuktitut: Tartupaluk, French: Île Hans, Danish: Hans Ø) is a small uninhabited barren knoll measuring 1.3 km² (0.5 mi²), located at approximately 80° 49′ 41″ N 66° 38′ 46″ W in the centre of the Kennedy Channel of Nares Strait—the strait that separates Ellesmere Island from Northern Greenland and connects Baffin Bay with the Lincoln Sea. Hans Is...||08/15/2005||608|
|The Quw’utsun Cultural Centre is - on 6 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds - centrally located in Duncan, midway between Victoria and Nanaimo, on Vancouver Island.It offers a truly unique experience, sharing the stories and traditions of the Cowichan people from hundreds of years ago. ||05/29/2007||399|
|Located in Toronto.||09/24/2006||374|
|Ariane launching site.
Editor's note: Fairly low-res image, and cloud cover obscures much detail.
Additional info (Wikipedia): Kourou is a town and commune in French Guiana, some 40 km northwest of the capital Cayenne. The Centre Spatial Guyanais (Guiana Space Centre), where the European Space Agency starts missions, is located outside the town. Kourou was formerly...
|The Medieval Centre of Bornholm is a historical visitors centre spread over fourteen hectares of beautiful terrain that include woods and rocky pastures. At the centre you can see, smell and feel the Middle Ages come alive. See the watermill with the large millstone turn grain into flour, and see rural cottages, a forge, livestock, an archery range, soldiers, a cannon and more. |
|San Giorgio Maggiore is one of the islands of Venice, lying east of the Giudecca and south of the main island group. It forms part of the San Marco sestiere.|
The island was probably occupied in the Roman period, and definitely had a church by 829. The Benedictine Monastery of San Giorgio was established in 982 and its monks drained the island's marshes. They had considerable auto...
|Cockatoo Island is an island in Sydney Harbour, Sydney, Australia. The island was originally used as a prison and later developed as a shipyard. Many naval ships were built and maintained at Cockatoo Island Dockyard. The shipyard was closed during the 1980s. In late March 2005 the island was re-opened to the public for the Cockatoo Island Festival, after two and a half years of planning.||11/03/2007||1,316|
|Near Bourges three villages lay claim to being the precise geographic centre of France. The honour is generally given to Saulzais-le-Potier, a row of stone houses with a two-metre monument. The region of Centre has the reputation of being the part of France where the purest French is spoken.||04/06/2006||425|
|Althorp House centre of pic, the Lake and Island, site of Princess Diana's Memorial, top right.||09/02/2005||928|
|The International Convention Centre Durban (ICC) is one of the most advanced conference facilities in the world. Flexibility and versatility are key factors in the design of this state-of-the-art technology-driven centre.|
|Le Centre Technique National Fernand Sastre (Fernand Sastre National Technical Centre), is the national football centre based in Clairefontaine.|
Clairefontaine is an immense football centre, encompassing 56 hectares of land and boasting 66,000 square meters of turfed grounds.
Clairefontaine has several training grounds, a stadium pitch and even an indoor pitch made...