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|The Steamship William G. Mather is a retired Great Lakes bulk freighter now restored as a maritime museum in Cleveland, Ohio, one of four in the Great Lakes region. She transported cargo such as ore, coal, stone, and grain to ports throughout the Great Lakes, and was nicknamed "The Ship That Built Cleveland" because Cleveland's steel mills were a frequent destination. |
|This is another unidentified wreck of a schooner barge in the Great lakes region, great for first dives or snorkeling!||04/25/2006||948|
|Some cool circular lakes, which are called thermokarst lakes. Thanks to GeoDave for helping us figure out what they were.||07/04/2005||1,138|
|Actually the replica of the HMS Bounty stands in the harbour of Sydney.|
Built for the film, "Mutiny on the Bounty" starring Mel Gibson, Bounty is a faithful replica of Captain Bligh's 18th Century Vessel.
The original Bounty was burned by Fletcher Christian at Pitcairn Island in 1789, but the legend lives on.
|This is the second oldest light house in the Great lakes.||06/12/2006||300|
|Here's a replica of the "Fat Man" bomb dropped on Nagasaki, Japan. At Eglin AFB.||06/10/2007||760|
|The bulk freighter William A. Irvin played a significant role in transporting both iron ore and coal between Minnesota ports on Lake Superior and ports along the southern shores of lakes Michigan, Huron and Erie. Named for a president of U.S. Steel, the freighter was known as the “Pride of the Silver Stackers” – a reference to the trademark black-banded smokestacks of U.S. Steel’s Great Lakes f...||01/26/2007||636|
|This is a detailed overlay of the Vulkaneifel and the Eifelmaare near Daun, Germany. |
These vulcanic caldera lakes, called Maar, are located in the beatifull Eifel Montains, Germany. They are of vulcanic origin and very deep (200 feet and more). In some lakes you can swim, some are closed for watersports.
|A particularly good example of a series of ox-bow lakes on a river flood plain. High resolution, too.||09/27/2005||750|
|Originally built for Tennessee's 1897 Centennial Exposition, this is the only replica of the original Parthenon in Athens. The Parthenon serves as the city of Nashville's art museum.||12/19/2006||523|
|The Plitvice Lakes are a national park in Croatia. (Editors note - Croatia is one of the most beautiful places on earth. Just wait until GEarth gets hi res and then go look at their beaches)||07/12/2005||1,259|
|Two lakes in Nevada that are a strange greenish kind of color.||07/29/2008||537|