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The largest ammunition dump in western Europe.
It is also home to the Army School of Ammunition including the new multi-million pound Felix (named after bomb squad mascots) Centre for training Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) engineers where courses are given in Improvised Explosive Device Disposal (IEDD) using robot search equipment on a m...
|On January 17, 1966 a B-52 bomber of the USAF Strategic Air Command carrying four 1 Megaton hydrogen bombs crashed into a KC-135 tanker while refuelling. Of the four hydrogen bombs that it carried, three fell near the Spanish fishing village of Palomares, while the fourth was lost at sea. Two of the bombs parachutes failed, causing them to undergo non-nuclear, high explosive detonation and the...||02/28/2006||1,868|
|The Abraj Al-Bait Towers also known as the Mecca Royal Hotel Clock Tower is a complex topped out in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. The building holds several world records in the construction world, including: the tallest hotel in the world, constructed with the tallest clock tower in the world and displaying the world's largest clock face, the world's largest building floor area, and will become the sec...||10/24/2011||844|
|The Covered Bazaar (Kapalı Carsı, the largest covered market place in the world which consists of approximately sixty lanes and more than three thousand shops, is situated in the centre of the city. This unique and interesting market place is one of those places in the city which one must see to really ap...||10/04/2005||440|
|One of the largest movie studios in the world, Cinecitta is the place where parts of international productions, like Ben Hur, and italian movies like Fellini's films were made.||08/29/2005||595|
|Here is replica of the Forbidden City. It is a 1:1 architecture belongs to Zhejiang Hengdian World Studios Co., Ltd. Hengdian World Studios subordinates 13 shooting bases with total area 330 ha. and building areas of 49,5995 square meters, has been the largest shooting bases across the country and even in Asia. |
|The Aquarium Pyramid, is the largest in the world and features 100,000 square feet of exhibit space.Dive into four oceans of the world. Explore the complex beauty and seemingly endless species of marine life in the North Pacific, South pacific, South Atlantic and Caribbean at the Aquarium |
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Taumatawhakatangihangakoauauotamateapokaiwhenuakit anatahu or Taumatawhakatangihangakoauauotamateaturipukakapiki maungahoronukupokaiwhenuakitanatahu is the Maori (language) placename on an otherwise unremarkable hill which is 305 metres high, close to Porangahau, south of Waipukurau in southern Hawke's Bay, New Zealand. The placename is often shortene...
|On 20.05.1999 a huge British bomb from WW2 was found at the university of Koblenz during excavations for a new building. |
On 24.05. the almost 2.000 kg heavy explosive ordnance was defused. An area of 1,8 km around the place of the bomb was evacuated (including two hospitals) - about 15.000 "Kowelenzer" (nickname for the people in Koblenz) had to leave this safety area for four...
|Because the largest flower auction in the world is based in Aalsmeer,Netherlands, the town is sometimes referred to as the flower capital of the world. The auction building is the largest commercial building in the world.|
|Al Salamah is a motor yacht which is the property of the Saudi Arabian defense minister, Prince Sultan bin Abdul Aziz. At the time of its construction, it was the second largest motor yacht in the world. In 2009 it was 5th largest in the world but has moved to number 7 in 2011.||02/08/2011||441|
|World headquarters of Anheuser-Busch, the world's third largest brewing company in volume. The brewery in St. Louis is the largest of the Anheuser-Busch breweries, was opened in 1852 and includes three buildings that are on the register of National Historic Landmarks. Anheuser-Busch is best known for the Budweiser brand and their huge advertising presence.||09/09/2005||328|