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|At the southern entrance of Baalbeck, Lebanon there is a quarry where the stones used in the temples were cut. A huge block, considered the largest known stone in the world, still sits where it was cut almost 2,000 years ago. Called the "Stone of the Pregnant Woman", it is 21.5m x 4.8m x 4.2meters in size and has an estimated weigh between 1,000 and 2,000 tons.|
|India’s Reliance Petroleum has started processing crude oil at its new refinery in western India, creating the world’s biggest refining complex.|
The company opened its 580,000 barrel a day refinery in Jamnagar in the western state of Gujarat on 2 Jan,2009.
|Barsebaeck Block I and II Nuclear Power Plants. Both blocks have now been shut down, Block I in 1999 Block II in 2005. ||09/29/2005||426|
|This block of apartments is large but looks great.|
Located in Hong Kong
|1,250 sorts beer from 60 countries|
more at http://www.maruhn.de/webcam.htm
(site only in German)
|A very large hole in Russia. For more info go to:http://ebaumsworld.com/worlds-biggest-hole.html||10/24/2006||1,473|
|This is a mashup of the Block View images from A9 with Google Earth. A placemark is cenered in the view. If you zoom into a city where Block View is suported the placemark will change name to "A9 local image". If you click it, you will get some street level photos from that position. Clicking the photos will open them in a larger version.|
Try zooming into central Manhat...
|Theme park Worlds of Fun (and Oceans of Fun waterpark) in Kansas City, Missouri||05/08/2006||461|
|In the roll call of New England islands, Block Island sometimes gets lost in the wake of, say, Martha’s Vineyard or Nantucket. But this 7-mile-long isle off the Rhode Island coast is an unpretentious mix of wildlife preserves, old Victorian hotels and weathered gray houses, stone walls and inland moors, nature trails and freshwater ponds, and windswep...||09/11/2005||687|
|Former President (South African) De Klerk's wife lived in this block of beachfront apartments after they divorced. It's where she was murdered by a security guard.|
I once had a sugar-daddy who lived in this same block... but that's a whole other story!
|i put the war of the worlds tripod in front of ray ferriers house. (real location) the tripod is to scale||08/26/2006||6,334|
|The maze is located at Castlewellan in Northern Ireland and was opened on september 12th. 2001.|
The entry from Guinness Book of World Records