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|Svalbard Airport is the only airport in Svalbard,Norway. Started in 1973 and was officially opened in September 2, 1975,it is the most north airport for commercial purpose in the world. ||01/02/2009||383|
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|One of those big islands in the North that nobody knows about, this is Svalbard, territory of Norway.|
1. First discovered by the Norwegians in the 12th century, the islands served as an international whaling base during the 17th and 18th centuries. Norway's sovereignty was recognized in 1920; five years later it officially took over the territory.
|The Imperial Crypt Vaults are the various chambers of the Imperial Crypt in Vienna in which most members of the senior lines of the Habsburg dynasty, the hereditary Emperors of the Holy Roman Empire, have been entombed, beginning in 1632.|
The Imperial Crypt Vaults are an interconnected series of ten subterranean vaulted rooms, built at various times as more space was needed.
|Here's a shot of a United States Air Force RQ-4A Global Hawk on the ramp at Edwards Air Force Base in California.||06/26/2006||570|
See which are the most influential cities on the global stage, and exactly how much influence they have - more than 120 cities shown!
|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.||06/11/2009||1,218|
|This file presents the global ocean thermoaline circulation.Ocean currents can flow for thousands of kilometers. They are very important in determining the climates of the continents, especially those regions bordering on the ocean. Perhaps the most striking example is the Gulf Stream, which makes northwest Europe much more temperate than any other region at the same latitude. ||02/12/2008||4,262|
Kml file hotlink: http://openaerialmap.org/static/oam.kml
Kml file hotlink: http://www.virtualexile.com/GEocentric/yahoo.maps/
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|A Global Hawk and B-1 Bomber at Edwards AFB.||12/11/2007||693|
|During the Air Show China 2006, the Chengdu Aircraft Corporation (CAC) unveiled the model of its “Xianglong” unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) concept. The UAV appeared to be a high-altitude, long-duration UAV for strategic reconnaissance role, similar in size and arrangement to the U.S. RQ-4 Global Hawk. The Xianglong completed its high-speed taxing test in October 2008, and the maiden flight is e...||09/12/2009||528|