Vigeland Sculpture Park is a part of Frogner Park, located in Oslo, Norway, 3 km northwest of the city centre. The park covers 80 acres (320,000 m2) and features 212 bronze and granite sculptures created by Gustav Vigeland. Vigeland personally sculpted every figure out of clay and individual craftsmen were contracted to fabricate the pieces into what they are today. These works of art reside al...
Built by the Municipality of Oslo to be used as workshop and residence for sculptor Gustav Vigeland. It houses models of almost all his works: sculptures, drawings, woodcuts, original moduls, plans and models of the Vigeland Park.
Our Saviour's Church, first consecrated in 1697, at which time it was Oslo's third cathedral. Original pulpit, altarpiece and organ front with acanthus carvings. Large ceiling murals from 1936-50. Stained glass windows by Emanuel Vigeland.
Devils Tower was made famous in Steven Spielberg's film "Close Encounters of the Third Kind".
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The nearly vertical monolith known as Devils Tower rises 1,267 feet above the meandering Belle Fourche River. Once hidden below the earth's surface, erosion has stripped away the softer rock layers revealing Devils Tower.
Hanging Rock is the popular name for Mount Diogenes,
Hanging Rock is a mamelon, created 6.25 million years ago by stiff magma pouring from a vent and congealing in place. Often thought to be a volcanic plug, it is not.
THE HISTORY OF THE MISSING GIRLS!
While exploring Hanging Rock on a picnic trip, the girls experience several incomprehensible phenomena. Dri...
The Hurlers (Hr Carwynnen) is the name of a group of three stone circles on Bodmin Moor in Cornwall, England, UK. The circles were first noted by historian John Norden in 1584 and the first detailed description was made by William Borlase in 1754. The tradition states that they are men turned to stone for profaning the Lords Day by taking part in a hurling match; the arrangement of the stones l...
The Almendres Cromlech megalithic complex, located near Guadalupe, ╔vora, Portugal, is one of the earliest public monuments.
It is the largest existing group of structured menhirs in the Iberian Peninsula, and one of the largest in Europe.
This megalithic monument originally consisted of more than one hundred monoliths, some of which have been taken away for other uses. ...
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