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|A view of the destruction in Gonaives, Haiti after Tropical Storm Jeanne flooded the area in September 2004. Many areas are still flooded, and the erosion effects are very visible. Many people lost their lives in this catastrophe.||08/24/2005||716|
|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||1,928|
|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||272|
|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||926|
|Arctic Falls Proving Ground are 3 test track in arctic North Sweden near the cities of Vidsel and Älvsbyn.|
The 3 tracks are Vitberget (main) Proving Ground open all year round, Plantskolan Proving Ground (15 minutes from Vitberget, not visible yet in GE) and Lillkorsträsk Proving Ground located West of Älvsbyn on an icy lake in the winter.
All three SOAK stations ...
|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...
|The Pantanal is a vast wetland area covering portions of Brazil, Paraguay, and Bolivia. With an area reaching up to 200,000 square kilometers in the rainy season, the Pantanal is the world's largest wetland. The principal source of incoming water is the Rio Paraguay. The dominant vegetation is grassland and savanna. The Pantanal is thus a key global example of the flooded grassland and savanna ...||08/21/2005||834|
|The New Dutch Waterline reaches from the Zuiderzee to the Biesbosch and was once an important part in the defence of the Netherlands. The Dutch flooded the area's between the fortifications to keep enemies away from Amsterdam.||10/11/2007||2,055|
|The Lena river is emptying in the Arctic Ocean in Siberia by a delta about 10,800 m² in area.||08/12/2005||699|
|Recent satellite imagery of flooded areas in downtown New Orleans, post-Katrina. These area include the Superdome and Gormley Stadium.
Satellite imagery courtesy of Space Imaging, Inc.||08/31/2005||5,238|
|A tamporary flooded canyon in the U.A.E./Oman||11/09/2005||692|
|Fire near Great Bear Lake, Canada.|
Great Bear Lake (Sahtu) is the largest lake in the Northwest Territories of Canada and the fourth largest in North America. The lake is situated on the Arctic Circle between 65 and 67 degrees of northern latitude and between 118 and 123 degrees western longitude, 186 m above sea level.
The lake has a surface area of 31,153 km² and a total...