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|The World is an archipelago of artificial islands, shaped like the continents of the Earth, being constructed off the coast of Dubai. The project is inspired by the artificial Palm Islands also being built in Dubai. The World will consist of 250 to 300 smaller private artificial islands divided into four categories — private homes, estate homes, dream resorts, and community islands. The entire ...||01/01/2007||2,562|
|The Bahrain International Circuit is a venue used for drag racing, GP2, and an annual Formula One Grand Prix. For the first time in 2006, there was a V8 Supercar race, named the Desert 400, and also a 24 Hour Race.|
The construction of the Bahrain circuit was a national objective for Bahrain, initiated by the Crown Prince, Shaikh Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa. The Crown Prince is th...
|What to do with a former slag heap?|
here is one of the answers:to build an artificial ski slope open throughout the year, because it´s made of wet artificial herb.
Situated in the North of France, former coal mining area, tenths of slag heaps (French: terrils) are living or waiting for a "second live"
|Windward Islands are the southern islands of the Lesser Antilles. They are called such because they are more windward than the Leeward Islands, given that the prevailing winds in the area blow north.||08/12/2005||658|
|The Leeward Islands are the northern islands of the Lesser Antilles. They are called "leeward" because the prevailing winds in the area blow from south to north. Thus, the Leeward Islands are downwind, on the backside, or leeward from the Windward Islands, the group of islands that first meet the Trade Winds coming from the south.||08/12/2005||764|
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The Galapagos Islands are found 1000 kilometres (600 miles) off the west coast of Ecuador, South America. The archipelago is made up of 13 large islands, 6 smaller islands and 107 rocks and islets. The very first island is thought to have formed between 5 and 10 million years ago, as a result of tectonic activity. The youngest islands, Isabela and Fernandina...
|Hawaiian Islands (historically the Sandwich Islands) in the Pacific Ocean. All of the Islands were formed by volcanoes arising from the sea floor through a vent described in geological theory as a hotspot.||08/15/2005||953|
|Used to be a destroyer, is now an artificial reef. In 2003 it was purchased by the National Marine Aquarium and sunk... More information and pintures in file. |
Author's Note: Considering sbe is now an artificial reef, this is an older picture in which she was still afloat.
|Japan, a country of islands, extends along the eastern or Pacific coast of Asia (Sea of Japen). The main islands, running from north to south.||08/25/2005||878|
|The artificial lake of Tirana is situated past the main boulevard. it is a highly frequented site for jogging, picnics and some use to swim.||05/11/2006||880|
|biggest artificial lake in Germany||09/14/2006||282|
|Nujoom Islands dubbed as the floating stars of Sharjah is a masterpiece in design and plan, distinctly divided in to 13 sectors with 10 islands and 3 main lands. A cluster of islands within a sprawling mainland these form ‘a city within the city’ over 60 million square feet. A genuine retreat from the hustle and bustle of daily life, Nujoom Islands is designed for the highest quality of residen...||04/17/2007||627|