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|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...
|It's an overlay of Valletta, which is Malta's capital.||01/07/2006||531|
|Construction of the Saint Elmo Castle was begun in 1329 by order of Charles of Anjou and was completed in 1343. The castle houses art and history exhibitions and hosts the Molaioli Library of Art and a videotheque||10/15/2005||338|
|During the 18th Century the idea of fortifying the Island was taken seriously by Grand Master Manoel De Vilhena. Fort Manoel was built in 1726 on the plans of De Tigne and François De Mondion who were French Military Engineers. Amongst the fortifications of the inner harbour area for Manoel stands up for its compactness and for being constructed in a single phase. It was described as the classi...||10/13/2006||595|
|It's an overlay of Valetta which is Malta's capital.||02/23/2006||695|
|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||631|
|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)
|Elmo Is Cool marked out in a field in Conneticut||05/04/2009||518|
|Fort Charles is an old British fort on the island of St. Kitts. It's capture by the French was the reason for the construction of the more famous Brimstone Hill Fortress, which overlooks it. |
The fort today is not in good shape. It was abandoned by the British in 1854, and used from 1890 to 1996 as a Leper colony. Since then, it has been completely abandoned and is overgrown with...
|Construction of Fort Charles was begun in 1671, with the aim of protecting Charleston and its harbour. Mounting 26 cannon, Fort Charles was the main fort on the island, although there were numerous other, smaller, gun emplacements. The reason for all of these fortifications was the protection of Nevis' lucrative sugar trade, which at one time was more profitable for Britain than all of the Nort...||04/25/2007||531|
|The main scope for the building of Fort Campbell was to protect the approaches for Mellieha and St. Paul’s Bays. That is because there were no defences to protect these two approaches and so, a decision was taken to build a new fort on Il-Blata, at the end of the Selmun promontory. Governor Bonham-Carter, while on tour around the Island, visited the site where Fort Campbell was to be built. Alt...||10/12/2006||729|
|The 100-ton gun presently at Fort Rinella arrived in Malta from Woolwich on 10th September 1882. After some months the gun was ferried from the Dockyard to Rinella Bay from where it was transported to Fort Rinella. The gun had to be manhandled all the way to the fort. The operation, which involved about 100 men from the 1st Brigade Scottish R.A. Division, lasted three months. Finally in January...||10/05/2006||675|