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|A nice geoglyph on a waste deposit.||09/04/2007||327|
|Wendish Resistance Against Nuclear Politics:|
For 20 years now, people are obstructing the planned Nuclear Waste Disposal Center at Gorleben - consisting of a drum storage for nuclear waste, the fuel element storage, the pilot conditioning plant and the ultimate nuclear waste dump.
It soon became clear that it was not a matter of self-interest of small-minded citizens from...
|Treatment plant of the nuclear waste Cogema AREVA|
Editors note - Hopefully as Google updates, we'll get some better, high res shots.
|Russian: тру́бка Уда́чная, lit. successful pipe or lucky pipe) is a large diamond deposit in the Sakha Republic, Russia. It is located within the Arctic circle, at (66°25′N 112°19′E) in the Daldyn kimberlite field. Udachnaya was discovered on June 15, 1955, just two days after the first Soviet di...||11/07/2006||1,731|
|Look an eroding chemical waste mound.||04/22/2007||612|
This superb temple complex at Srirangam, about three kms from the Rock Fort is surrounded by seven concentric walls with 21 gopurams and is probably the largest in India. Most of it dates from the 14th to 17th centuries, and many people have had a hand in its construction, including the Cheras, Pandyas, Cholas, Hoysalas and rulers from Vijayanagar. The largest gopuram in th...
|The Pitch Lake is the largest natural deposit of asphalt in the world, located at La Brea in southwest Trinidad. It has fascinated explorers, scientists and the common folk since its discovery by Sir Walter Raleigh in the year 1595. Raleigh himself found immediate use for the asphalt to caulk his ship. Since then, there have been numerous research investigations into the use and chemical compos...||07/19/2009||432|
|Weir Hill is a 12,000-year-old glacial deposit. It was for millenia home to Native Americans who trapped fish in the river by constructing fish weirs here.||10/20/2006||1,382|
|Very dangerous waste for human health. These ponds are almost as big as the city of 200.000 inhabitants. Huelva is the Spanish most lung cancer place. ||07/23/2006||320|
|Base point for Akula, Sierra and Oscar-II;|
17 inactive nuclear submarines with spent fuel;
Small amounts of solid radioactive waste
|Under these dirt mounds are drums and cargo containers that contain hazardous materials. They are stacked and piled neatly and covered in dirt and then another layer is added
until a mound is formed.||04/18/2007||558|
|Landfill of Mallasa (La Paz, Bolivia) operated for around 10 years, where at least 1 million tons of waste are landfilled. Incredible, isn't it?||01/11/2008||552|