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|The embarkation point towards the top of the photo was designed for the embarkation of landing ships and tanks, that towards the bottom was for the embarkation of landing craft and troops. The circular structures towards the bottom left are fuel storage tanks. Many landing craft operated a shuttle service between England and Normandy taking on diesel from fuelling facilities at the hards.||12/08/2009||777|
|Point Perpendicular and the lighthouse are one of Jervis Bay's most distinctive and powerful landmarks. In 1995 the Australian Maritime Safety Authority handed over management of the Point Perpendicular Lighthouse to the RAN, enabling the lighthouse and grounds to be managed as part of the Beecroft Weapons Range. The Point Perpendicular Lighthouse, built in 1899,is constructed of pre-cast c...||12/19/2007||670|
|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...
|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||304|
|On this Point you are in Switzerland, France and Germany with a turn around this point.||11/02/2005||450|
|USNS Montford Point (T-MLP-1), the lead ship of her class of Mobile Landing Platforms (MLP), is a ship named in honor of African American Marine Corps recruits who trained at Montford Point Camp, North Carolina, from 1942 to 1949.|
|"The oldest operational lighthouse on the SA Coast. |
The distinctive red and white striped building is a landmark in Mouille Point. Many vessels ran aground off the Green Point coast and the lighthouse became operational in 1824."
|Point Danger Lighthouse, Queensland, Australia. The Captain Cook Memorial Lighthouse at point danger on Queenslands Gold Coast was the first in the world to experiment with laser technology, in 1971.||10/24/2005||421|
|A few days ago, I offered you the eastern point of it. After a very long trip of nearly 6700kms, I offer you its other side.|
It seems that, this time, it ends in the desert.
|Since the lighthouse started operation on November 15, 1881, it has guided countless vessels into Seattle's Elliot Bay, located just south of the point.|
The West Point Lighthouse is now part of Discovery Park, Seattle's largest city park.
|Perlscript takes the input file of overhead placemarks (lat/long) and transforms each one into a range/heading/altitude POV focused on a different lat/long. In the first version, each point is POV looking at the next point in the sequence. In the 2nd version, each point is POV looking at various regional centers. Tilt is set at 90 degrees, altitude is originally 2 m but increases/decreases as n...||07/25/2008||1,471|
|Nariman Point is the central business district of Mumbai(Bombay) the financial capital of India. It contains the HEad offices of many prestigious Indian and foreign corporates and also the legislative assembly of the State of MAharashtra.||09/26/2005||608|