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|MS Freedom of the Seas, owned and operated by Royal Caribbean International, on the coast of Cozumel, in southern Mexico.|
This is the largest passenger ship in the world, at 154,407 gross tons.
|Tristan da Cunha is an active volcanic island|
with rare wildlife & home to 276 British Citizens living in the world's most isolated settlement of Edinburgh of the Seven Seas, in the often hostile South Atlantic Ocean.
Description by McMaster_de:
Tristan da Cunha, a 38-square-mile volcanic outpost, is the remotest inhabited island in the world, according to the Guinn...
|Includes the scuttled German High seas fleet, WW1 British losses, and the Royal Oak.||01/07/2007||731|
|Sao Ching Cha sometimes known as the "Giant Swing", stands directly in front of the Wihan of Wat Suthat. It was the sight of the ancient Brahmin rite known as 'Tri-yampawai' which had been passed on since time of Sukhothai and enacted in the succeeding capitals of Ayutthaya and Thonburi. The monument was erected in 1784 by order of King Rama I shortly after founding the city in 1782. (B.E 2325)...||09/04/2005||931|
|The Kiel Canal (in German Nord-Ostsee-Kanal, formerly Kaiser-Wilhelm-Kanal) is a 98 kilometre long waterway linking the North Sea at Brunsbüttel to the Baltic Sea at Kiel-Holtenau. An average of 280 nautical miles is saved by using the Kiel Canal instead of going around Jutland. This not only saves time, it avoids potentially dangerous storm-prone seas. It is the world's busiest artificial wate...||07/31/2005||662|
|The Kiel Canal (in German Nord-Ostsee-Kanal, formerly Kaiser-Wilhelm-Kanal) is a 98 kilometre long waterway linking the North Sea at Brunsbüttel to the Baltic Sea at Kiel-Holtenau. An average of 280 nautical miles is saved by using the Kiel Canal instead of going around Jutland. This not only saves time, it avoids potentially dangerous storm-prone seas. It is the world's busiest artificial wate...||07/31/2005||544|
|The Silurian is a major division of the geologic timescale that extends from the end of the Ordovician period, about 443.7 million years ago, to the beginning of the Devonian period, about 416.0 million years ago.|
During this period, the Earth entered a long warm greenhouse phase, and warm shallow seas covered much of the equatorial land masses. There is evidence that the Silurian icecap...
|For nearly 120 years, Stornoway all weather lifeboat has been launched from the natural harbour into the often wild seas of the Atlantic. The crews have been presented with nine awards for gallantry.|
|Type: Douglas DC-7C|
Delivered new to Swissair as HB-IBP for CHF 9'935'000. It was the last DC-7C built! Sold to SAS on January 6th, 1962 as SE-CCH. Afterwards it flew with JAL-Japan Air Lines as JA6306 and then Spantax as EC-BBT. It is now stored next to the Aeroclub San Augustin in El Berriel, Spain
|USS Albacore (AGSS-569) was a unique research submarine that pioneered the teardrop hull form (sometimes referred to as an "Albacore hull") of modern submarines. It was the third ship of the United States Navy to be named for the albacore, a small tuna found in temperate seas throughout the world. |
After frequent diesel engine failures had caused repeated delays in her operations...
|Eight decks high. Looks very cool.|
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Majesty of the Seas (Royal Carribean International) offers many cruise activities like the amazing ShipShape® Day Spa and Fitness Center, nine lounges, two outdoor pools, plus much more. It also provides ample space for intimate gatherings as well as "family-style" events.
|For nearly 75 years, an all weather lifeboat has launched from Castlebay on the western Hebridean island, often into treacherous seas.Today the station operates the largest class of lifeboat, a Severn class.||05/26/2006||524|