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|This is a 4-berth Landing Craft Troop (LCT) hard built in May 1943 and used for D Day embarkation in June 1944. The adjacent harbourside area has recently been rebuilt.||11/13/2009||276|
|Two dolphin moorings serve a series of four concrete hards. The concrete bases of three huts are visible inland of the hards; these would have provided accommodation for the small nucleus of staff manning the hards. The road in the left hand part of the photo was built to connect the hards to the nearest highway.||12/10/2009||570|
|This is a rough sketchup of the medieval barn discovered and excavated in Southam, Warwickshire, in August 2013. I hope to produce a more precise model when the excavation report is published.||10/15/2013||157|
Mount Damavand (In Persian: #1583, a dormant volcano, is the highest point in Iran (Persia). The mountain is located near the southern coast of the Caspian Sea, 70 km (45 mi) northeast of Tehran.
|Candlemas Island is a small uninhabited island in the South Sandwich Islands at 57°05′S 26°39′W. It lies about two miles from Vindication Island, separated by the Nelson Channel.|
On the northwest flank of the island is an active stratovolcano, Lucifer Hill, that showed signs of activity in 1911 and glowing lava flows during 1953–1954. Mount Andromeda and Mount Perseus...
|Aigues-Mortes is a town and commune in the Gard département, in southern France, famous for the well-preserved city walls surrounding the city.|
The foundation of the city is attributed to Marius Caius, around 102 BC, but the first document mentioning a place called "Ayga Mortas" (dead waters) dates from the 10th century.
Louis IX of France (Saint Louis) rebuilt the...
|Smoke rising from Mount Suribachi as it is hit by aircraft bombs and ships' guns on 19 February 1945, probably just before U.S. Marines landed on Iwo Jima.|
The rocks of Tobiishi Point, at Iwo Jima's southern end, are in the lower left.
|Mount Napier, one of the youngest volcanoes in Australia, is a composite lava shield with a superimposed scoria cone. The cone rises 150 m above the surrounding plains to an elevation of 440 m making it the highest point on the Western District Plains of Victoria. It erupted about 5,290 BC||11/27/2005||696|
|Mount Meru is an active volcano located just 70 kilometers (44 miles) west of Mount Kilimanjaro. It reaches 4,566 meters (14,978 feet) in height but has lost much of its bulk due to an eastward volcanic blast sometime in its distant past, perhaps similar to the eruption of Mount Saint Helens in Washington State in 1980. ||10/26/2005||1,209|
|crop circle remains in New Barn|
|Mount Jefferson is located in the Cascade Range between Mount Hood and Three Sisters.|
From USGS.gov: Mount Jefferson (3,199 meters - 10,495 feet) is a prominent feature of the landscape seen from highways east and west of the Cascades. Mount Jefferson (one of thirteen major volcanic centers in the Cascade Range) has erupted repeatedly for hundreds of thousands of years, with its ...
|Barrage balloons were a very basic form of defence against aircraft and were widely used around towns and strategic targets. They were simply large balloons tethered to fixed moorings on the ground.|
The cables which attached them to the ground were a dangerous obstruction to low-flying aircraft and their deployment around potential targets forced enemy raiders to fly at high alti...