As switzerland is not very covered at the moment and as this is a well known (tourist) attraction, I thought people would like to see it. It's even amazing how close you can get to the surface (history and link to the official geneva website included in the description of the placemark).
CERN is the European Organization for Nuclear Research, the world's largest particle physics laboratory, situated on the border between France and Switzerland, just west of Geneva. It is also known for being the birthplace of the World Wide Web. The convention establishing it was signed on September 29, 1954. From the original 12 signatories of the CERN convention, membership has grown to the p...
Flying airplanes are hard to find. This one is a special find, because the flying airplane is *just* on top of an airport (Airport Bern, Switzerland, in fact) allowing you to compare the sizes of the airplanes on the ground with the one in the air. Furthermore, there is a visible condensation trail.
Charmilles Stadium was a multi-purpose stadium in Geneva, Switzerland. It was used mostly for football matches, and was the home venue for Servette FC. The stadium was able to hold 9,250 people and was built in 1930 for the Coupe des Nations 1930 tournament. During the 1954 FIFA World Cup the stadium hosted five games. It was closed in 2002 before Stade de Geneve opened.
Swissair Flight 111 (SR-111) was a commercial Swissair McDonnell Douglas MD-11 flying from JFK to Cointrin International Airport in Geneva.
On September 2, 1998 the aircraft crashed into the Atlantic Ocean southwest of Halifax International Airport at the entrance to St. Margarets Bay, Nova Scotia. The crash site was 8 km from shore, roughly equidistant between the tiny fishing a...
The Airport Nice Riviera is the first international airport of France after Paris. With 6,6 million passengers in 1996 and one rate of growth of the international traffic of 30 per cent in 1996, it exceeds as a frequentation the airports of European metropolises such Geneva and Lisbon. The International airport Nice Riviera has 2 terminals, one reserved with the international traffic, the oth...
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