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The Dingo Fence was erected in the 1880s to prevent the dingos from accessing Australia's south-east areas and to protect the sheep flocks.
It is 5320 km long and consequently the longest fence in the world
|In the little village of Juvre a fence made of whalejaws stands.|
It was build in 1772 at the time when a lot of sailors on the island Romo were whalers and took part in the whaning around Greenland.
At that time stones and wood weren't available so they had to use other, unusual, materials. Whalebones.
The fence is preserved and under protection of the Danish Nation...
|This fence separates the northern from the southern part of Australia. On one side are the sheep on the other side the dingos.||08/02/2005||630|
|This is where wayward youths are sent if they are too young to go to a real prison. For a long time there wasn't even a fence around it but after one summer when there were way too many excapes the town of Plainfield complained and a fence was put up to cut down on inmates just walking off the grounds.||03/10/2007||515|
|This is an update on the "Long Ausytralian fence". The placemark is incorrect showing it in the Northern Territory. It is most evident at the intersection of the South Australian border with the New South Wales-Queensland border (aka Cameron Corner)||08/16/2005||419|
|A very small chinese border-post along the fence (beetween China and Mongolia).|
See a part of fence at
|447 B-17s are dispatched to hit Stargard Airfield (199), aircraft factories at Neubrandenburg (73) and Stettin (12); targets of opportunity are Stralsund (110), Kappeln (36), Freienwalde (1) and other (1); 1 B-17 is lost and 34 damaged; 9 airmen are MIA. Escort is provided by 180 of 202 P-51s; they claim 3-1-3 aircraft in the air and 30-0-14 on the ground; 3 P-51s are lost (pilots MIA), 2 damag...||11/25/2008||779|
|447 B-17s are dispatched to hit Stargard Airfield (199), aircraft factories at Neubrandenburg (73) and Stettin (12); targets of opportunity are Stralsund (110), Kappeln (36), Freienwalde (1) and other (1); 1 B-17 is lost and 34 damaged; 9 airmen are MIA. Escort is provided by 180 of 202 P-51s; they claim 3-1-3 aircraft in the air and 30-0-14 on the ground; 3 P-51s are lost (pilots MIA), 2 damag...||11/25/2008||691|
|A map of the wall the Israeli state is building around the occupied palestinian territories.||09/11/2007||1,488|
|During World War II the Japanese had an airfield located on this island. The island was garrisoned by the 41st Independent Mixed Regiment, 6th Independent Tank Company, and supporting units. During 1944 the Japanese facilities on the island were intermittently shelled by U.S. naval and bomber forces. Several Japanese cargo vessels were sunk near the island, and while at harbor. On June 1, 1944,...||05/13/2006||736|
|Not really a gate-guard, but on display behind the fence on the west side of the navy airbase alongside a road, together with a Dakota and an Alizť. ||10/15/2007||347|
|View the location of over 800 foreign military bases and installations from outer space, and zoom in to see behind the fence of any of them. ||09/05/2007||2,735|