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| Higher than the Great pyramid of Giza. The twin slag heaps are the highest in Europe (186meters),and the highest point of the Flanders region. They may become an "historical Monument", as witness of a former period, due to the fact that all the coal mines are closed in the country. |
Here is a good link about the slag heaps:
|Some buildings and a big heap of coal.||09/01/2005||886|
|Used to be a destroyer, is now an artificial reef. In 2003 it was purchased by the National Marine Aquarium and sunk... More information and pintures in file. |
Author's Note: Considering sbe is now an artificial reef, this is an older picture in which she was still afloat.
|The artificial lake of Tirana is situated past the main boulevard. it is a highly frequented site for jogging, picnics and some use to swim.||05/11/2006||852|
|biggest artificial lake in Germany||09/14/2006||271|
|Amazing artificial structure in Bahrain although it is smaller than the Palm Islands in Dubai.||10/24/2006||1,160|
|I'm not shure what it is, but I think its a scoria (blast furnace slag) disposal site, and the scoria is still aglow and burning.||08/23/2007||2,446|
|Check this looon half kilometer long slippery slope||06/11/2007||971|
|Barney Clark was a retired Seattle dentist who was the first recipient of the Jarvik-7 artificial heart. Clark was 61 years old and had heart disease. He donated himself for scientific experimentation. The operation was performed on December 1, 1982 by Dr. William C. DeVries at the University of Utah Medical Center in Salt Lake City. The transplant itself was successful, though Clark lived for ...||07/04/2006||543|
|Harbin is a modern large city, including many tourism places.|
The largest place of interest is located north of the Songshua river : the sun island with many resorts.
But if you push just a bit north west from the present spot, you will see a coal heap ... just on the other street's side !
|The Spanish Steps (Scalinata di Spagna) in Rome ramp a steep slope between the Piazza di Spagna at the base and the church Trinità dei Monti above. The monumental stairway, of 138 steps, was built with French diplomat Stefano Gueffier’s funds (20.000 "scudi") in 1723‑1725, linking the Bourbon Spanish embassy to the Holy See, today still located in the piazza below, with the Trinità dei Mo...||08/03/2005||722|
|The World is an archipelago of artificial islands, shaped like the continents of the Earth, being constructed off the coast of Dubai. The project is inspired by the artificial Palm Islands also being built in Dubai. The World will consist of 250 to 300 smaller private artificial islands divided into four categories — private homes, estate homes, dream resorts, and community islands. The entire ...||01/01/2007||2,542|