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|The Miliarium Aureum (golden milestone) in Rome was a gilded column of bronze. It was put on on instruction of Emperor Augustus 20 BC. at the eastern corner of the Rostra on the Forum Romanum in Rome. Originally the names of the capitals of the provinces of the Roman Empire and their respective distances of Rome stood on the column. This column should remind humans of the size of the empire and...||10/20/2006||656|
|I've found a column of vehicles on chinese desert.||12/25/2006||610|
|The fountain at Fountain Hills, Arizona, USA, has a column of water reaching 171.2-m (562 -ft) high. The Fountain is set in a 28 acre lake and spurts a column of water for 15 minutes every hour on the hour between 10 am and 9 pm.|
|The Column of Marcus Aurelius still stands in modern day Rome today, in the Piazza Colonna. It stands 100 feet high and bears a spiralling band of reliefs telling the pictorial tale of Aurelian's Danubian wars.|
It originally stood within the area of the temple dedicated to Marcus Aurelius.
|In the heart of Tiergarten, surrounded by a huge roundabout, this historical placemark (locally called "Gold-Else" due to the huge golden Statue on top) was recently the background for the Live8-concert (NOT Brandenburg Gate, which is another 1,5km down the east-bound road).|
The column is commemorating Germany victory of Prussia in the Danish-Prussian war, over Austria in the Au...
|The Lochnagar mine was an explosive-packed mine located south of the village of La Boisselle in the Somme département of France, which was detonated at 7:28 am on 1 July 1916, the first day of the Battle of the Somme. The Lochnagar mine, along with a neighbouring mine north of the village known as the Y Sap mine, contained 24 tons of explosives. At the time these mines were the largest ever det...||08/15/2009||420|
|On the Tavole Palatin hill stands the ruins of a 6th century B.C. Greek Temple dedicated to the godess Hera. Only 15 Doric columns of the original 32 are still standing.||10/24/2005||382|
|The Temple of Apollo was constructed by the Greeks ca. 570 B.C. and is Sicily's oldest Doric temple. Since ancient times it has been used as a Byzantine church, an Islamic mosque, a Norman church and a Spanish barracks.||03/16/2006||515|
|This image of Santorini Volcano in the Aegean Sea was taken by the Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER), flying aboard NASA's Terra spacecraft. The image was taken on November 21, 2000, and covers an area of 18 by 18 km. The eruption of Santorini in 1650 B.C. was one of the largest in the last 10,000 years. About 30 cubic kilometers of magma was erupted, formin...||12/31/2005||1,689|
|A column on an island on a pond on an island in the middle of the sea.||08/20/2005||307|
|The largest dam by height and the second largest by reservoir capacity (The largest is Ataturk Dam which is also in Turkey) in the Middle East.||10/13/2005||543|
|Place of French Ministry of Justice, Ritz Hotel, statue of Napoleon at the top of the column and many jewelleries.||09/14/2005||401|