The Steamship William G. Mather is a retired Great Lakes bulk freighter now restored as a maritime museum in Cleveland, Ohio, one of four in the Great Lakes region. She transported cargo such as ore, coal, stone, and grain to ports throughout the Great Lakes, and was nicknamed "The Ship That Built Cleveland" because Cleveland's steel mills were a frequent destination.
The 2007 Six Nations Championship is played annually over five weekends predominantly in February and March. Each of the six participating nations plays each other which results in 15 rugby matches over the tournament, with home advantage alternating each year.
Match winners receive two points, with one for a draw and none for a loss.
The bulk freighter William A. Irvin played a significant role in transporting both iron ore and coal between Minnesota ports on Lake Superior and ports along the southern shores of lakes Michigan, Huron and Erie. Named for a president of U.S. Steel, the freighter was known as the “Pride of the Silver Stackers” – a reference to the trademark black-banded smokestacks of U.S. Steel’s Great Lakes f...
On March 29, 2007, the Sheveluch (Shiveluch) Volcano on the Russian Federation’s Kamchatka Peninsula erupted. According to the Alaska Volcano Observatory the volcano underwent an explosive eruption between 01:50 and 2:30 UTC, sending an ash cloud skyward roughly 9,750 meters (32,000 feet), based on visual estimates. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) flying onboard NASA’s...
This is a detailed overlay of the Vulkaneifel and the Eifelmaare near Daun, Germany.
These vulcanic caldera lakes, called Maar, are located in the beatifull Eifel Montains, Germany. They are of vulcanic origin and very deep (200 feet and more). In some lakes you can swim, some are closed for watersports.