Moore Nature Reserve is a 200-acre site in Warrington, north Cheshire. The reserve consists of five large lakes surrounded by extensive woodland, meadows and wetlands, made accessible by a network of paths and bird hides. Its many habitats provide a home for a variety of birds, mammals, insects, plants, amphibians and fungi. The reserve is open to the public at all times, 365 days a year.
Texaco, a subsidiary of Chevron Corporation, has been operating in the United Kingdom for more than 80 years.
As a leading energy business, the company and its affiliates: find, develop and produce petroleum and natural gas; manufacture and market fuel and lubricant products; trade, transport and distribute petroleum and gas products.
Refining operations began at the site in 1955 under the name of Caribbean Refining Corporation. This facility was purchased in 1962 by the Gulf Oil Corporation, and given the new name Caribbean Gulf Refining Corporation. Chevron Corporation acquired ownership
of the facility when it purchased Gulf Oil Corporation in 1984. In 1987, the facility was sold to First Oil Corporation and now op...
With over 5,000 years of history, Tyre is a historian and archaeologist's delight. Although there are remnants of Egyptian, Assyrian, Phoenician, Greek, Byzantine, Arab, and Ottoman civilizations in the city, it is the Roman ruins that are most prominent in Tyre today. Highlights include the largest Roman hippodrome in the world, an enormous triumphal arch, and an extensive Roman necropolis.
Africa contestant tribal camp was taken by Space Imaging's IKONOS satellite on Aug. 13, 2001. According to the Web site Survivor Maps, tribal camp, located in the Shaba National Reserve in central Kenya, shows the arid nature of the reserve as well as a tribal Maasai-style village of 10 thatched huts with a circular thornbush fence, in the upper right corner of the image.
Ramon Crater is the largest one one of the three Negev craters. It contains geological formations unparalleled elsewhere in the world. Together with magnificent panorama, it presents a fascinating story of geomorphologic evolution. The Ramon Nature Reserve encompassing the crater and the Negev mountains surrounding it is the largest nature reserve in Israel.
Dobbins Air Reserve Base (KMGE) is a U.S. Air Force Reserve base located in Marietta, Georgia, a suburb about 20 miles or 30 kilometers northwest of Atlanta. It serves as the home station of the 94th Airlift Wing and its fleet of Hercules C-130 aircraft, and is the headquarters for Twenty-Second Air Force. It is also home to the Army Aviation Service Facility #2 (AASF#2), the Georgia Army Natio...