The Atlantic Ocean was awash with color on December 18, 2006, when the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASAís Terra satellite captured this image. The brilliant greens and blues are densely concentrated, microscopic plants growing on the surface of the ocean. Called phytoplankton, the plants thrive in the cool, nutrient-rich waters off the coast of Argentina. Here, the ...
In November 2004, DHL Global Mail and DHL Express announced their joint sponsorship of the former Illbruk Volvo 60 maxi yacht.
The DHL VO60 has a Kevlar hull, Carbon Fibre sails and water ballasting. Designed by Farr and Associates, the yacht (then known as EF Language) won the prestigious 1997/1998 Whitbread Around the World Race skippered by Paul Cayard.
The Global Geographic Names database contains the names and location of almost 9 million features of interest throughout the world. The features include mountains, government buildings, forests, parks, and many more.
HMS Ocean, The Royal navy's latest Marine Commando helicopter Carrier, HMS Ocean by Naval artist Ivan Berryman, shows Royal Marines preparing to be airlifted to Sierra Leone, by Sea King helicopters. and Part of the NTG03 task force as part of the Operation Iraqi freedom