This is a view of Co-op City, located off Route 95 in the Bronx. I believe it is the biggest co-operative in the world, but I am not sure. 55,000 people live there in over thirty tall buildings that range from 24 to 32 floors. Co-op has its own police force and numerous parks and shopping centers. One shopping center, Bay Plaza, has the first and only Barnes & Noble in the Bronx. People got...
Operation Orchard was an Israeli airstrike on a target in the Deir ez-Zor region of Syria in 2007. The Google Earth Arial shows the Syrian nuclear reactor before it was destroyed.
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City Island is a small island and is located in the borough of The Bronx in NYC. It is about 1.5 miles long and about 5 or 6 blocks wide, depending on where on the island you are. It has the charm of an old New England fishing town and hardly any crime to boot.
Editor's note: NY Hidden Treasure Alert: There are also some great old-time restaurants on the island. You can't miss 'em -- ...
This is the famous beach from the motion picture THE BEACH starring Leonardo DiCaprio. But the Beach named MAYA BAY located on the Island Koh Pee Pee Lae in Thailand, isn't completly surrounded by rocks like in the movie. The illusion was created by adding on giant rock with CGI. But: The Beach is really amazing!
Since 1919, the exquisite beauty and unique challenge of Pebble Beach Golf Links has thrilled golfers and spectators alike. Pebble Beach has been the site of golf's most prestigious tournaments, including the annual AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, the 1972, '82, '92 and 2000 U.S. Open Championships.
An aerial reconnaissance picture of Omaha Beach made during D-Day (position uncertain).
Omaha Beach was the Allied codename for one of the principal landing points during the Normandy landings on June 6, 1944. The beach is about 3.5 miles long, from Sainte-Honorine-des-Pertes to Vierville-sur-Mer.
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