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|Numerous holes from impact of projectiles in historical artillery polygon.|
The origins of the polygon lie in the middle of the eighteenth century, when king Carlo Alberto, believing the area suitable for action simulated war, decided to concentrate a large number of troops, then became a polygon for the artillery.
In 1877 was installed a battery of 280L howitzer; in 1911 a battery...
|3 artillery fire units closed to Tehran airport||04/01/2007||907|
|A big coastal artillery in Tynemouth, UK.||05/12/2008||403|
|M.K.B. Oldenburg was one of the first German batteries along the Atlantic Wall. That' s probably why you find few Regelbau bunkers here. The artillery towers, Turm Ost and Turm West have a different shape and size. They were equiped with SK L/50 guns, which were originally Russian. The range of the guns was 28 kilometres. |
Apart from both artillery towers there are a 621 (Gruppen...
|several unusual huge blocks under the sea, each one's dimention is 30x30m. I don't think it's necessary to build such HUGE things under the sea so far. so..... what are these? ||12/17/2008||14,124|
|3 more huge Artworks on the same Island!||04/26/2006||325|
|A huge tanker and a cruise ship in the harbour of Genova, Italy.||08/25/2005||314|
|Very huge containership (over 1000 feet) in Hamburg/Germany||07/30/2005||845|
|Toruń Fortress (Festung Thorn), built from 1872–1894 by the Kingdom of Prussia and located in Toruń (now Poland), is one of the largest fortresses in Central and Eastern Europe. The fortress complex – a chain of forts surrounding the city, as well as numerous smaller fortifications supplementing it – was intended to defend the eastern border of Prussia (with the Russian Empire). Despi...||11/19/2009||510|
|Over the recently updated imagery of British Columbia is this huge black box...of nothingness. It looks like they just forgot a huge chunk of imagery for this part of Canada.||03/06/2008||971|
|Huge waves rush up the mountain up to 100m due to inaccurate data of elevation. But it's very specular!!||01/02/2009||1,037|
|Before the necessity to defend the city of Cartagena, port and military shipyard, of attacks by sea, were constructed between centuries XVIII and principles of the XX a series of coastal artillery batteries, the majority fortified with bastions (of the Spanish school), and other casemated ones. Some of them conserve tubes of century XVIII and other enormous tubes of principles of century XX. Th...||11/13/2008||357|