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|This is the summer house of the late danish charter travel pioneer Simon Spies who started Spies Travel in 1956. Today it's a part of the travel agency MyTravel.|
It was build in a futuristic way on a hilltop on the island TorŲ south of Stockholm.
He called it Villa Fjolle (Silly Villa), today it's called Villa Spies and is owned by his widdow Janni Spies Kjaer.
|Lake Barrine - volcanic crater lake, sister lake to Eachem, surrounded by tropical rainforest on the Atherton tablelands in Queensland, Australia||09/06/2005||449|
|Dongting Lake, China's second-largest freshwater lake, is located in northeastern Hunan Province. It is a large, shallow body of water surrounded by mountain chains. It is also known as 'eight- hundred Li Dong Ting Lake' (The Li is a Chinese length unit equal to 500 meters or about 1,640 feet). An impressive characteristic of the lake is it is inter-nested.||10/26/2005||516|
|Fire near Great Bear Lake, Canada.|
Great Bear Lake (Sahtu) is the largest lake in the Northwest Territories of Canada and the fourth largest in North America. The lake is situated on the Arctic Circle between 65 and 67 degrees of northern latitude and between 118 and 123 degrees western longitude, 186 m above sea level.
The lake has a surface area of 31,153 km≤ and a total...
|As know as "Webster Lake" too, this lake is in Massachusetts, and its the most biggest place name, and it's one of the most longest in the world.The official name is Lake Chargoggagoggmanchauggagoggchaubunagungamaugg but most people use the "Webster Lake" name.||02/14/2007||562|
Lake Jiaming is a meteor crater in Taiwan. The elevation is 3610m. Nowadays Lake Jiaming becomes a beautiful lake named as a " The God's tear ".
|Lake Palace on Lake Pichola, Udaipur is a luxurious and most romantic hotel in India. Formerly it was known as Jag Niwas. The construction of the Lake palace went on for 3 years and was completed in the year 1746, under the direction of Maharana Jagat Singh II(62nd successor to the royal dynasty of Mewar) of Udaipur. It was a summer resort for the rulers during that period. It has beautiful pil...||05/25/2011||338|
|Lake Vostok may be the coldest, deepest and most southerly lake on earth. |
The lake's exact age is unknown, but it is probably millions of years old. Vostok's water is considered to be the most pure on earth, since it has remained untouched beneath 4km of ice for its entire lifespan.
The lake sits beneath a Russian research station that has seen the lowest temperatures ever record...
|A lake ? No longer since 1851. We can see the borders of this old lake. Now it is filled by farmers plantations instead of water. The reason is that in the past, it was very difficult to live in this region because of mosquitos that bring bad illness...||11/28/2005||369|
|The 2nd largest lake in Turkey, Lake Tuz is one of the richest salt beds in the world. The name Tuz Golu can be plainly translated into English as "Salt Lake."||09/30/2005||575|
|Like strokes from an artistís brush, the sky over Lake Superior and Lake Michigan was painted with long rows of white clouds on February 5, 2007. Called cloud streets, these clouds occur when frigid, dry air blows across the lake, where it picks up water vapor from the warmer lake. The water vapor freezes into ice crystals, and clouds form. The clouds take the shape of the wind as it gusts over...||08/28/2007||668|
|El Lago de Chapala (Lake Chapala) in Jalisco, Mexico.|
It is Mexico's biggest freshwater lake, and from 1970/80 to 2002 it was getting smaller and smaller because of continued and flagrant use by corrupt officials and illegal pumping. Due to heavy rains, however, the lake has gotten progressively bigger and bigger. The High-Resolution parts in the north of the lake are probably dated from...