The most visited wreck in the Manitou Islands area, it sank on November 29, 1960 after running into the previously wrecked Walter L. Frost that was about 600 feet south of this wreck, but is no longer visible. She was built in Hamburg, Germany.
situated in the south pacific, tikopia island is part of the solomon islands. Considered as nearly an "utopian" society, Tikopia island is nowadays presented in the international press and TV as an example about how to preserve the earth.Thanks to its sustainable economy and especial comunity laws, 1200 persons are living in a 5kms2-square since the 6th century BC.
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 ó private homes, estate homes, dream resorts, and community islands. The entire ...
In June 1943, Frank Lloyd Wright received a letter from Hilla Rebay, the art advisor to Solomon R. Guggenheim, asking the architect to design a new building to house Guggenheim's four-year-old Museum of Non-Objective Painting. The project evolved into a complex struggle pitting the architect against his clients, city officials, the art world, and public opinion. Both Guggenheim and Wright would...
The Leeward Islands are the northern islands of the Lesser Antilles. They are called "leeward" because the prevailing winds in the area blow from south to north. Thus, the Leeward Islands are downwind, on the backside, or leeward from the Windward Islands, the group of islands that first meet the Trade Winds coming from the south.
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The Galapagos Islands are found 1000 kilometres (600 miles) off the west coast of Ecuador, South America. The archipelago is made up of 13 large islands, 6 smaller islands and 107 rocks and islets. The very first island is thought to have formed between 5 and 10 million years ago, as a result of tectonic activity. The youngest islands, Isabela and Fernandina...
Hawaiian Islands (historically the Sandwich Islands) in the Pacific Ocean. All of the Islands were formed by volcanoes arising from the sea floor through a vent described in geological theory as a hotspot.
Quite possibly the funniest collection out there! This is just the first continent I am releasing of this collection (first one done).. Contains places such as:
"Blackbutt, Australia;" "Bobs Farm, Australia;" "Ivy Tank Motel, Australia;" "Monkeyjacket, Australia;" "Robinhood, Australia;" "Sea Elephant, Australia;" "Happy ...
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