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|Mamo Tower is a fortification on the island of Malta. It stands on rising ground above St Thomas Bay on the east shore of Malta. It was built by the Mamo family in 1657, as a fortified residence. In 1940 it was requisitioned by the British Military, and used as a Regional Headquarters. In support of this role, a Pillbox was constructed on the roof. After World War Two it was again a private hou...||10/12/2006||709|
|In Google Earth, Malta is not very detailed. this file is a simple detailed overlay of Malta International Airport. I guess it's the first place some one coming to the Maltese islands would want to visit. at least this part of Malta should be a bit more clear to see. P.S. Can you please add Malta to your country list, Thanks.||01/30/2006||721|
|One of the best ports I ever visited and quite an interesting place peopled since Neolithic times. |
St. Paul was ship wrecked on Malta. Later it became home to the Knights Hospitalers.
It has a history that dreams are made of...
(Just google Bogart and Malta)
|In the mid 17th century the Hospitallers continued on this line of building new towers. In fact from 1636 to 1657 Grand Master Lascaris paid for the building of another seven towers. |
These were Lippija Tower in Gnejna Bay, Fra Ben Tower in Qawra, Ghajn Tuffieha Tower in Ghajn Tuffieha, St. Georgeís Bay Tower in St. Georgeís Bay, Nadur Tower in Bingemma, Wied iz-Zurrieq Tower in Zurrieq ...
|Nice coastal slogan at the coast of Malta. it is only visible from this perspective, but not from the ground itself!||04/28/2006||706|
|Some POIs on Malta incl. photos, opening times, and some more information to help you plan your vacation||11/17/2008||907|
|Malta International Airport (IATA: MLA, ICAO: LMML), still referred to by locals as Luqa Airport, is located between Luqa and Gudja in Malta. It occupies the location of the former RAF Luqa. The completely re-furbished airport became fully operational on March 25, 1992.|
While most other airports serve large cities, Malta International Airport (MLA) serves the whole Maltese Archip...
|The De Redin towers are a series of small fortified watch towers on the island of Malta. |
They were built by the Knights of Malta.
Thirteen were built under the auspices of Grand Master Fra Martin de Redin. Though they are usually known as De Redin towers, towers to a similar design were built under his predecessor Grand Master Fra Juan de Lascaris-Castellar.
|1. US Bank Tower|
2. Aon Tower
3. Two California Plaza
4. Gas Company Tower
5. ARCO Center
6. 777 Tower
7. Wells Fargo Tower
8. Figueroa at Wilshire
9. Bank of America Tower
10.Paul Hastings Tower
|The first of the coastal fortifications were built by Grandmaster Aloph de Wignacourt in 1610. A total of seven towers were built by Wignacourt at St. Paul Bay (1609), Marsaxlokk (St. Lucianís Tower - 1610), St Thomas Bay (1614), Marsalforn (Gozo - 1616) Comino (St. Maryís Tower - 1618), and Sta. Maria Delle Grazie (1620). These towers were large squarish structures which were more like small f...||10/12/2006||587|
|This tower is the 4th tallest telecommunication tower in the world (behind CN Tower (Toronto), Ostankino Tower (Russia) and Oriental Pearl Tower (Shanghai)).|
It has an observatory on the 276m/905f level and also a revolving restaurant.
|The Saint Petersburg TV Tower is a 310 metre high lattice steel tower in Saint Petersburg, Russia. It was built in 1962 and was the first TV tower in the Soviet Union. It is used for FM- and TV-broadcasting.|
The Saint Petersburg TV Tower features an observation platform at a height of 191 m. The tower is located at 3 Ulitsa Akademika Pavlova. The nearest metro station is Petrogra...