The county borders of Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire and Derbyshire meet in the middle of the River Trent here, with the Trent heading West to Manchester and East to Nottingham, the Erewash Canal North into Derbyshire and the River Soar South into Leicestershire. As there is no bridge or ferry at Trent Lock, this is the only break in what would otherwise be a continuous footpath from London t...
On the airfield has I unite interesting things found.
An airplane in the approach flight
3 Mirage jet military plane
A Kart running course
A fire resisting jerk
A military transport aircraft
A military jet probably as show piece
Mt. Elbrus, the summit of the Caucasus Mountains, is located in southern Russia just north of the Georgian border, and is distinguished as Europeís highest peak (5642 m). Elbrus is also an ancient volcano, although it has not erupted for nearly 2000 years. Elbrusí profile comprises two volcanic peaks (East and West). They are popular trekking and mountain climbing destinationsíthe saddle betwee...
The longest stone bridge in England, built to cross the River Trent and the marshland each side. There has been a bridge here since the 13th century. The southernmost point reached by the army of Bonnie Prince Charlie before they retreated to Scotland
The oldest racing circuit in Britain, used since 1935, home of British Superbike Championship and more recently "Monsters Of Rock", "Ozzfest" and The "Download" festivals. In 2003, Marilyn Manson could be heard from Trent Lock, several miles to the north.
The site chosen for Cardinia Reservoir was Cardinia Creek, a few kilometres south of Emerald. Here, among small but well defined hills, the building of one large embankment and smaller saddle dams filled gaps in the hills to create a vast basin. The huge water storage area was completed in 1973, and took four years to fill, receiving water from Silvan Reservoir.
Many Polish casualties of World War 2 were buried in this special section of Newark Cemetery (which lies just beyond the mortuary rooms), including their leader General Sikorsky, whose remains were relatively recently returned to Poland. This photo http://homepages.nildram.co.uk/~jimella/m602501.jpg was taken on 2nd November 2002.
The RAF Fauld explosion was a military accident which occurred at 11:11am on Monday, 27th November 1944 at the RAF Fauld underground munitions storage depot.
Between 3,450 and 3,930 tons (3,500 and 4,000 tonnes) of ordnance explodedómostly comprising high explosive (HE)-filled bombs, but including a variety of other types of weapons and including 500 million rounds of rifle ammu...
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