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|A huge forest fire in Eastern Russia||07/19/2005||3,612|
|Fort Kuivasaari belongs to Finland and located on a Kuivasaari island in the Gulf of Finland in the Baltic sea. It has strategic position near a Helsinki - capital city of Finland. |
Word "kuivasaari" means - dry island. Good joke because the island is very rare to dry from a rain. Fortunately it was a rain break during our visit there so picture above is clear.
|A fire in Russia raging over 40 miles||02/03/2008||609|
|Olavinlinna (known as Olofsborg in Swedish, which is St. Olaf's Castle in English) is a 15th century castle located in Savonlinna, Finland. It is the world's most northern medieval stone castle. It was founded by Erik Axelsson Tott in 1475 under the name Sankt Olofsborg as an effort to protect Savonia and control the unstable border between the Kingdom of Sweden and its Russian adversary. The c...||02/03/2007||666|
|Just a fire in Russia.||07/29/2005||600|
|Some of the world’s most active volcanoes make up the spine of the Kamchatka Peninsula in far east Russia. Kamchatka is the northwestern edge of the Pacific “ring of fire,” where earthquakes and volcanism are caused by ongoing subduction of the Pacific oceanic plate beneath the Eurasian plate.|
|4 MI-24 assault helicopters over Finland.||08/03/2005||798|
|Approximately location of the meeting point of the 3 time zones UTC-1, UTC-2 and UTC-3. The only place in the world where 3 zones meet happens here on this point between Norway, Finland and Russia.|
Another curiosity is the border between Norway and Russia. When you cross the border you go from UTC-1 to UTC-3, 2 hours difference for a small step over a borderline.
|This is a former race track in Finland. Closed in the 1970's. Because drivers still used the track after closure, the government destroyed the surface. Nowadays tree's grow through the tarmac. It is one of Europes lost race circuits, but the remains are still visable.||12/29/2005||688|
|STX Europe (formerly Aker Yards Oy)is an international shipbuilding group which aims to be the leading builder of cruise and offshore vessels. STX Finland Cruise Oy has three yards in Finland, situated in the cities of Turku, Helsinki and Rauma.|
|Ideapark is a shopping mall in Lempäälä, Finland. The mall was built on a greenfield site along the Helsinki-Tampere motorway. It was opened for business on December 1 2006|
The mall has a total floor space of 104 000 m2. It is the largest mall in Finland.
|The Helsinki Fair Centre is the largest fair and conference venue in Finland. It attracts yearly over a million visitors to trade fairs, conferences, banquets, concerts, training sessions, meetings and other events.||08/24/2005||422|