Ramon Crater is the largest one one of the three Negev craters. It contains geological formations unparalleled elsewhere in the world. Together with magnificent panorama, it presents a fascinating story of geomorphologic evolution. The Ramon Nature Reserve encompassing the crater and the Negev mountains surrounding it is the largest nature reserve in Israel.
Africa contestant tribal camp was taken by Space Imaging's IKONOS satellite on Aug. 13, 2001. According to the Web site Survivor Maps, tribal camp, located in the Shaba National Reserve in central Kenya, shows the arid nature of the reserve as well as a tribal Maasai-style village of 10 thatched huts with a circular thornbush fence, in the upper right corner of the image.
With over 5,000 years of history, Tyre is a historian and archaeologist's delight. Although there are remnants of Egyptian, Assyrian, Phoenician, Greek, Byzantine, Arab, and Ottoman civilizations in the city, it is the Roman ruins that are most prominent in Tyre today. Highlights include the largest Roman hippodrome in the world, an enormous triumphal arch, and an extensive Roman necropolis.
Moore station would have been on the main line London to Scotland of the
London and North Western Railway Company until 1923, then the London Midland
Railway until 1948, when it was on the London Midland Region of British Railways.
On May 3, 2003, a group of intense supercell thunderstorms spawned multiple tornados that swept across Oklahoma and nearby states. One of the tornados touched down in the town of Moore, just south of Oklahoma City. The path of the tornado is visible in this high-resolution satellite image, acquired by the IKONOS satellite on May 10, 2003. In the center of the tornado’s swath homes were totally ...
The Stonewall Jackson's Headquarters Museum was an antebellum home owned by Lieutenant Colonel Lewis Tilghman Moore, commander of the 31st Virginia Militia. Later, while commanding the 4th Virginia Infantry, Colonel Moore offered his home at 415 North Braddock Street, Winchester, Virginia, USA, to serve as the headquarters for Confederate Major General Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson.
Brownsea Island is the largest of eight islands in Poole Harbour in Dorset, England. The island is 1.5 miles long and 0.75 miles wide. Much of the island is a Nature Reserve and an important habitat for birds owned by the National Trust. The island is open to the public, but the Trust is able to manage the flow of visitors in the form of boat timetables and in 2002 received 105,938 visitors.
Mocha is a small island in the western Pacific Ocean belonging to Chile. The island is approximately 48 square kilometers in area, with a small chain of mountain running north-south. It was regularly visited by pirates from Netherlands and England. Francis Drake and Oliver Van Noort are known to have used the island as a supply base. The island today is home to the Mocha Island National Reserve...
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