Cheyenne Mountain, North American Air Defense Command (NORAD) headquarters.
View includes the Cheyenne Mountain Airforce Station (CMAFS, NORAD) entrance tunnel. On any given day, approximately 1,400 people work in the base inside the Mountain (they enter through the tunnel you can see, or other tunnel entrances). Note several "blacked out" areas around the base and the mountain i...
First breeding in captivity of Berber lions - Neuwied Zoological Gardens, Germany.
News: For the first time in Germany a successful breeding of Berber lions has occured, in Neuwied zoo. On presenting the two as-yet-unnamed cubs, zoo director Heinrich Klein called it "a sensational success."
The species has been considered extinct, in the wild, ever since the 1940's...
The Namsan Seoul Tower is located on the top of Nam Mountain, covered with pine trees. It can be seen by eyesight from everywhere in Seoul when the weather is clear.
At the top observatory there are many sorts of exhibitions, restaurants, and shopping corners. You must use the elevator to get to the top, and tickets are sold at the entrance.
If you purchase the multi ticket yo...
The Ngorongoro Conservation Area is a conservation area situated 180 km west of Arusha, Tanzania. The main feature of the area is the Ngorongoro Crater, which is the world's largest unbroken volcanic caldera. The steep sides of the crater mean that it has become a natural enclosure for a very wide variety of wildlife, including most of the species found in East Africa.
The Finsteraarhorn is the highest mountain in the Bernese Alps range of the Swiss Alps and the highest mountain in the Bernese Oberland. It is the third most prominent peak in the Alps. The view from the summit takes in the surrounding peaks in Switzerland, as well as mountains in France, Germany, Austria and Italy.
Three days ago i was in the sierra nevada (spain) on the second highest mountain (p.nueva 3387m) and i enyoed the view you can see in this file, the highest is the mulhacen (3475m). the p.nueva you can reach from granada, but you must walk about 2,5 hours from the end of the street. The view on this walk is one of the best i ever have seen.
Nanga Parbat, whose name means Naked Mountain, is the ninth highest mountain in the world, and the westernmost mountain of the Himalayas. Its vast snowy face is a powerful spectacle when seen from the arid Indus Valley, approaching the mountain from the west. Here the mountain towers in isolation over 22,000 feet from the valley floor.