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|Just an unusual housing developement that looks like a deranged Homer Simpson.||01/16/2009||599|
|Large Mole like tunnels by beach North bay of Homer Alaska. For some reason these are in high res although most of AK is low. These look very interesting, I do not know what is in there.||03/14/2006||524|
|Beautiful sand spit sticking into Lake Erie. Almost an island as the name implies. Definitely stop for a swim if you are driving by.||08/03/2005||439|
|Santos Express Train Lodge|
Stay on a real train! Double, single & budget compartments, with spectacular sea views.
Hot, clean showers. Great seafood, traditional meals, lamb on the spit, regular braai,s (BBQ).
Cosy bar, stunning view, nice atmosphere.
Unique - Value for money - Great fun!Right on the beach - only 30m from the sea
|This is a replica of the cartoon house that was given away in a contest. The Simpsons House, 712 Red Bark Lane, is part of Kaufman and Broad's Springfield Community South Valley Ranch. The community was named after the Simpsons cartoon character's home town. |
The Simpson House is painted a vibrant yellow and baby blue -- both inside and out. Power orange, generator green, jazz ag...
|The Wave Organ is an unusual device constructed in San Francisco Bay by the Exploratorium. Using a series of pipes, the wave organ takes the waves of the bay and conveys their sound to listeners at several different stations. The effects produced vary depending on the level of the tide but include rumbles, gurgles, and other more typical wave sounds.|
The Wave Organ sits at the en...
|V weapons site France July 7, 1944. Pilot was from 7th PRG, Mt Farm, UK flying a Spit MK XI.|
The NoBall target category was that against enemy missile launchers, bivouac areas, field headquarters, enemy supply/logistic points in support of field operations and concentrated areas of troop and weapon marshalling. These type targets fell more into a tactical bombing attack grouping ...
|The Big Bear Solar Observatory is located on a spit of land in the middle of Big Bear Lake, California, to exploits the excellent climatic conditions of Big Bear Lake, and reduce the image distortion, which usually occurs when the Sun heats the ground and produces convection in the air just above the ground.|
The observatory is located at an altitude of 2067 metres.
|Orford Ness is a shingle spit on the Suffolk coast. The UK Atomic Weapons Research Establishment had a base on the site, and is believed to have developed the firing mechanisms for nuclear devices there. The distinctive-looking 'pagodas' which housed test facilities were designed to collapse in the event of an accidental explosion. The work finally ended there in 1971 and the site is now a n...||02/02/2006||825|
|Valley of Roses (aka Rose Valley) is a region in Bulgaria located just south of the Balkan mountains and famous for its rose growing industry from which 70% of the world's rose oil is produced. The centre of this rose oil industry is Kazanluk.|
The Valley of Roses is one of the biggest producers of rose oil in the world. The soil and the clima...
|The S.S. Catala was originally built in Scotland in 1925. For years it carried woodsmen and miners from British Columbia to Alaska until is was retired in 1958. In its next life it became a floating "boat-el" for the 1962 World's Fair in Seattle. After the fair it was taken to Ocean Shores and docked there as a hotel for charter fishermen ó complete with poker games and prostitutes. In January ...||11/13/2009||764|
|Located on Unalaska Island approximately 780 miles southwest of Anchorage, Dutch Harbor was the site of an important Naval operating base during the Aleutian Campaign of World War Two. To protect this strategic harbor from enemy attack, the Coast Artillery Corps would construct a total of seven gun batteries in the harbor, along with numerous fire control stations, searchlight positions and oth...||04/16/2007||1,114|