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|This is an update on the "Long Ausytralian fence". The placemark is incorrect showing it in the Northern Territory. It is most evident at the intersection of the South Australian border with the New South Wales-Queensland border (aka Cameron Corner)||08/16/2005||442|
The Dingo Fence was erected in the 1880s to prevent the dingos from accessing Australia's south-east areas and to protect the sheep flocks.
It is 5320 km long and consequently the longest fence in the world
|A landmark Kappelns is the herring fence. The Kappelner herring fence is the only still functioning herring fence in completely Europe. Its age becomes estimated on over 500 years. The herring time around the Osterfeiertage mad itself the herrings in the fence and can become so simply imprisoned. The suitable city celebration in addition is called completely fitting herring days and always take...||10/25/2007||380|
|This is where wayward youths are sent if they are too young to go to a real prison. For a long time there wasn't even a fence around it but after one summer when there were way too many excapes the town of Plainfield complained and a fence was put up to cut down on inmates just walking off the grounds.||03/10/2007||548|
|In the little village of Juvre a fence made of whalejaws stands.|
It was build in 1772 at the time when a lot of sailors on the island Romo were whalers and took part in the whaning around Greenland.
At that time stones and wood weren't available so they had to use other, unusual, materials. Whalebones.
The fence is preserved and under protection of the Danish Nation...
|A very small chinese border-post along the fence (beetween China and Mongolia).|
See a part of fence at
|Places Australian Bureau of Meteorology weather radar over cities, images updated regularly showing cloud/rain density.||07/10/2005||2,609|
|An overlay of Australian Rainfall Radars processed by http://radar.strikeone.net.au and originally from the Bureau of Meteorology in Australia (http://www.bom.gov.au). This overlay only shows the rainfall as it is occuring and does not have any background image interference|
The KMZ file was originally obtained from dibbz http://www.googleearthhacks.com/dlfile520/Australian-Rainfa...
|Woomera is an Australian icon. It was used for the testing of long range missiles and rockets during the Cold War, and the launch and tracking of spacecraft in the early days of the Space Age.||10/07/2008||502|
|The Anglo-Australian Observatory (AAO) is an optical/near-infrared astronomy observatory with its headquarters in suburban Sydney, Australia. Presently it is jointly funded by the United Kingdom and Australian governments and operates the 3.9 metre Anglo-Australian Telescope (AAT) and 1.2 metre UK Schmidt Telescope (UKST) at Siding Spring Observatory, located near the town of Coonabarabran, Aus...||11/19/2009||329|
|Where Australian coins are made. In Canberra.||09/16/2005||326|
|The Dornier 328Jet was to depart Manassas (HEF) for Myrtle Beach (MYR). During takeoff from runway 34R (5700 ft long) the crew reportedly had an airspeed miscompare. The takeoff was aborted but the airplane could not be stopped on the remaining runway length. It went through the perimeter fence and crossed Observation Road, coming to rest near the Cannon Industrial Park.|
The airplane was...