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|The Rovaniemi-based Arctic Driving Center has been meeting the needs of automotive testers for more than 30 years. Its extensive test centre is located just inside the Arctic Circle, 25 kilometres from the centre of Rovaniemi and 17 kilometres from the airport. |
This tried-and-tested proving ground is ideal for testing light/heavy vehicles and tyres. It is also suitable for all m...
|Braedtet or braettet is a shopping center in the cities of Greenland. Here you can buy arctic food like seal, whale, fish, birds and kvan (an arctic plant to eat) etc.||03/25/2008||1,975|
|The northernmost ferry in North America is the Arctic Red River Ferry near Gwich'in settlement of Tsiigehtchic in the Northwest Territories. It is located so far north that it is actually above the Arctic Circle.||11/21/2008||298|
|This is Hotel Arctic in Ilulissat, the world’s most northerly 4 star hotel with a 5 star conference centre.|
It has a great vue out towards Ilulissat Icefjord, especially nights in the summer when the sun still shines.
Famous are the 5 silver igloo's to the left used as hotel apartments.
|A 747 in flight within the arctic circle||01/02/2009||957|
|Honda Proving Ground is a complex car testing coarse.||11/22/2006||511|
|What the Niagara Falls are for the USA and Canada is Trollhättan Falls for Sweden. But in smaller dimentions. But noisy as Niagara Falls.|
In the years 1800, 1844 and 1916 locks were build to control the flow from the lake Vänern so boats could sail down to Kattegat. And to produce electricity.
The water falls 32 meters from 3 locks with 300 m3 water per second. Ori...
|This is the Proving Ground of Ford at Lommel, Belgium.|
Once a year the tracks are available for biking and skeelering.
|The Cold Regions Research and Engineering Lab tracks buoys in the Arctic. This is a .kmz of the most recent position trails.||08/13/2008||322|
|Miss Piggy is a crashed C46 aircraft that was operated by Lamb Air. She is found on the scenic route road along Hudson Bay shortly before it ends, close to the Institute of Arctic Ecophysiology. She is called Miss Piggy because she was able to hold so much freight and once did have pigs on board. On Nov 13, 1979 she was flying a cargo of 1 skidoo and many cases of pop for the Arctic Co-op from ...||10/12/2005||1,993|
|Angel Falls is the Longest free fall of water in the world.|
At 979 meters high, it is 15 times higher than Niagara.
Angel Falls is located in the Guayana highlands, Venezuela.
The falls are named after Jimmy Angel, a bush pilot who first saw the falls in 1933 while searching for a gold ore bed.
The tallest non permanent waterfall in the world is the Catira which is f...
|Tallinn Zoo has one of the most exciting collections in Scandinavia.Established in 1939, the zoo is home to over 5,400 animals, representing nearly 350 species. The zoo has many rare creatures from temperate and Arctic zones, as well as animals from more exotic climes||11/29/2005||639|