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Since its establishment in 1997, the Dapeng Bay National Scenic Area has been rapidly emerging as a popular tourism and recreation destination on the southwest coast of Taiwan. The area was merged with the Liouciou Special Scenic Area and Dapeng Bay area in 2000. This large scenic area, sprawling across Donggang Township and Lin...
The most famous national scenic area in Taiwan.
|Mistra Battery is or was one of the most beautiful coastal batteries built in the Mellieha area. Nowadays it is being used as a fish-farm, where a number of alterations were made on it, destroying also parts of it. |
Although the building of a battery was mentioned in the report prepared by the commissioners of fortifications Fontet and DíArginy, it seems that this battery was not...
|The 50,000 ha Coorong National Park was declared in 1966 to conserve the distinctive landscape, coastal dune system, lagoons, wetlands and coastal vegetation and the great variety of birds, animals and fish that live in or visit the area. ||11/27/2005||266|
|A replica coastal gun is mounted on it's original emplacement as it was during World War Two.||09/04/2009||222|
|2 camps located northeast of Moscow. One with training area.||03/21/2006||569|
There are abundant natural resources and cultural assets in Penghu islands, for example, basalt, special scenery and historical commodity and culture in subtropics. All these make Penghu become international famous scenery spot.
|The battery site is very impressive and conspicuous as it partly lies on the beach due to coastal erosion. The way the bunkers lie fully visible on the beach gives the visitor a good impression of the layout of the original battery site. The battery stretches ca. 600 m along the coast. The original depth of the battery was ca. 200 m. Due to a coastal erosion of ca. 50 m since the war, the bunke...||03/07/2007||1,359|
|Chapada dos Guimaraes National Park is near Cuiaba and is a popular location for day hikes. There are rock formations in the area, a number of waterfalls and scenic overlooks. The national park headquarters are located near Bridal Veil Falls.||09/10/2006||296|
|The Highway 1 (The Pacific Coast Highway, PCH, State Route 1) is a more than 650 miles (1050 km) long road following the Pacific coast of the U.S. state of California. Originally being constructed from 1919 the name California Highway 1, or just California 1 was first used in 1934 and finally stated in 1964. The trip along California 1 is considered one of the prettiest rides in the world. Many...||12/29/2010||1,433|
|Historic and modern coastal defense emplacements in and around San Francisco, CA.||07/31/2005||436|
|The World's Largest Dam - located in Central China (Yangtze River)|
It will be the largest hydroelectric dam in the world when completed in 2009. The reservoir began filling on June 1, 2003, and will occupy the present position of the scenic Three Gorges area, between the cities of Yichang, Hubei; and Fuling, Chongqing Municipality. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Three_gorges_dam