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|The Cape May Canal was built by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers during the second world war as a protected route to avoid German submarines operating off Cape May Point and to become part of the Intracoastal Waterway System (ICW). The canal extends about three miles from Cape May Harbor to the Delaware Bay. ||08/03/2005||476|
|Cape Hatteras is a cape on the coast of North Carolina. It is the point that protrudes the furthest to the southeast along the northeast-to-southwest line of the Atlantic coast of North America, making it a key point for navigation along the eastern seaboard. So many ships have been lost around it that the area is known as the "Graveyard of the Atlantic". The nearby shoals are known as Diamond ...||08/27/2005||411|
|A Padrão was a large stone cross placed in a new land as part of a land claim by the Portuguese. 2 of these erected by Dias and de Gama can be seen at the Cape Point. For more info go to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Padr%C3%A3o||07/22/2014||170|
|The Cape Town Stadium in Cape Town, South Africa is a stadium under construction for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. During the planning stage it was referred to by some as the African Renaissance Stadium and was originally known before as Green Point Stadium.|
The stadium is located in Green Point, between Signal Hill and the Atlantic Ocean, close to the Cape Town city centre and to the...
|THERE ARE DOZENS of aerial photo calibration targets across the USA, curious land-based two-dimensional optical artifacts used for the development of aerial photography and aircraft. They were made mostly in the 1950s and 1960s, though some apparently later than that, and many are still in use, though their history is obscure.|
This file contains Targets aligned along 20 miles close to Ed...
|Aerial photo of the "Marpi" area, at the north end of Saipan island near the end of World War II. Note the extensive building of roads, military housing, and other buildings during the U.S. occupation of Saipan after the battle. Fighter airstrip is shown in the photo.||03/21/2007||835|
|This photo shows the place where now the Millenium Dome stands. |
'Image from Cities Revealed® aerial photography, © The GeoInformation Group, 2001'
|The actual Cape of Good Hope, the southwesternmost point of Africa, is this rocky outcrop, not the spectacular landtip a few hundred meters to the east with the lighthouse (but the latter is far more worth seeing...)||08/18/2005||1,440|
|The eastern and western shores of the bay are very rocky and even mountainous; in places large cliffs plunge into deep water. The northern shore, however, is defined by a very long, curving, sandy beach. This sandy, northern perimeter of the bay is the start of the area known as the Cape Flats; one can see the large expanses of wind-blown sand in the photograph. The bay is 30 kilometres wide at...||03/18/2009||1,027|
|There are references to Kahuku as an emergency field dating to the 1930's, but it was not until the United States entered World War II that the airfield was developed. Kahuku Army Airfield was classified as an auxiliary field and had a very short life span, from 1942 until it was closed in the late 1940's. Ground troops were stationed in the area to protect the airfield and man the shoreline fo...||10/28/2008||851|
|Cabo da Roca ("Roca Cape" in English) is the westernmost point of mainland Europe. Is is located just a few kms west of Sintra, Portugal. The placemark shows the location of the lighthouse.||09/21/2005||639|
|were built towards the end of the First World War (1914 - 18) at the entrance to Shoreham Harbour, Sussex.|
Post September 1920 aerial view of remaining Tower.