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|The Aral Sea: A disappearing sea in Central Asia||08/01/2005||1,217|
| Situated in the former USSR republic of Kazakhstan.|
Dike Kokaral,is a (concrete and sand) dike across a narrow stretch of the Aral sea, splitting off the North Aral sea from the much larger South Aral sea. The work was completed in August 2005.
Actually, the result is so positive, that the authorities of Kazakhstan, thanks with the help of the World bank is building an higher di...
|There used to be the Aral Lake all around. Sad story. Zoom in and out to view the unimaginable catastrophy made by humans|
(posted by Calenglinnar)
|It's an overlay of Aral Sea.||02/22/2006||538|
|Located in the central Aral Sea (45°0′N 59°10′E), Vozrozhdeniya Island was one of the main laboratories and testing sites for the Soviet Union government’s Microbiological Warfare Group. In 1948, a top-secret Soviet bioweapons laboratory was established here. It was here, according to just released documents, that the anthrax spores and the plague bacilli were developed and stored. ...||04/09/2006||1,026|
|These bridges have been left unfinished in mid-air for years and years. All they're good for are creative TV ads and under-road parking.||09/12/2005||390|
|This is a LAN Aircraft with a special sticker on the rear, comemorating the airline´s Birthday of 80 years old||08/26/2010||195|
|The Thirty Years' War was a conflict fought between the years 1618 and 1648, principally in the Central European territory of the Holy Roman Empire, but also involving most of the major continental powers. It occurred for a number of reasons. Although it was from its outset a religious conflict between Protestants and Catholics, the self-preservation of the Habsburg dynasty was also a central m...||10/22/2005||707|
|"Seventeen years ago, astronomers spotted the brightest stellar explosion ever seen since the one observed by Johannes Kepler 400 years ago. Called SN 1987A, the titanic supernova explosion blazed with the power of 100,000,000 suns for several months following its discovery on Feb. 23, 1987. Although the supernova itself is a million times fainter than 17 years ago, a new light show in the...||01/10/2009||1,035|
|The Hundred Years' War is the name modern historians give to what was actually a series of related conflicts fought over a 116-year period between the Kingdom of England and France, beginning in 1337 and ending in 1453.|
The Battle of Crecy
The Battle of Poitiers
|Dedicated Winston Howes, 70, spent a week planting each oak sapling after his wife of 33 years Janet died suddenly 17 years ago.|
He laid out the fledgling trees in a six-acre field but left a perfect heart shape in the middle - with the point facing in the direction of her childhood home at Wickwar.
The labour of love has now blossomed into a mature meadow - a pea...
|Huaqing Pool has a history of 6000 years for the use of hot springs and a history of 3000 years of royal gardens. |