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|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.||08/11/2005||581|
|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.||08/11/2005||695|
|This was the first purpose built Parliament House in the world and was constructed at a great time of public confidence in Dublin.The Parliament building was sold to the Bank of Ireland under the condition that it should not be used for political assemblies.|
|The Ulster Folk & Transport Museum is situated in Northern Ireland, about 6 miles east of the city of Belfast, in a region known as Cultra. It comprises of two museums - the Folk Museum and the Transport Museum. The Ulster Folk & Transport Museum ranks among Ireland's foremost visitor attractions, endeavouring to illustrate the way of life past and present and the traditions of people in the no...||02/28/2006||411|
|A nice high-res view of a beach in Ireland. |
|Galapagos Islands map overlay|
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||850|
|I created this old map of Ireland,It works better if you turn borders off.||10/30/2005||1,015|
|Google Earth shows a mixture of English and Irish names.|
This file provides separate sets of English (Bhéarla) and Irish (Gaeilge na hÉireann) county names which can be seen at relatively high altitudes.
Covers both Ireland and Northern Ireland (UK)
|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||768|
|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||549|
|Royal National Lifeboat Institution Lifeboat Stations In Ireland||10/20/2007||590|