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|The Abraj Al-Bait Towers also known as the Mecca Royal Hotel Clock Tower is a complex topped out in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. The building holds several world records in the construction world, including: the tallest hotel in the world, constructed with the tallest clock tower in the world and displaying the world's largest clock face, the world's largest building floor area, and will become the sec...||10/24/2011||890|
|Shi'a Muslims consider this to be one of the holiest places in the world, second only to Mecca and Najaf.||08/29/2005||789|
|This famous stadium is just north(1 km) of the government complex in the capital of the central Asian tourist mecca. Kyrgyzstan is one of the least well known of the former soviet republics.||08/02/2005||520|
|Construction of this mosque started in 1614 by Abdullah Quli Qutub Shah, but was completed by Aurangazeb when he annexed Golconda in late 17th Century. The Tombs of Asaf Jahi rulers, the Nizams of Hyderabad, are in a roof enclosure to the left of the court yard of the mosque. ||10/01/2005||607|
|Kingston Jamaica, Reggae heartland. Mecca for us reggae fans, for such a small island to have such a huge influence on music all over the world is truly amazing.||09/07/2005||908|
|The sanctuary or relic of the Islam.
Additional information from: scouting_gerbil
This is the Great Mosque in the Islamic Holy City of Makkah. Every year thousands of Hajjis (Muslim pilgrims) gather here to worship Allah on the Hajj (pilgrimage). The box in the centre is the Kaaba, a shrine built by Prophet Abraham and his son Ishmael. Although it is white here, every year in January the Ka...||07/29/2005||2,340|
|A very small overlay of the center of Arles, including Roman monuments. This is my first overlay.||11/21/2005||897|
|Tomb of the prophet Mohammed, his daughter, Fatima and the caliph, Omar. Usually visited as part a pilgrimage to Mecca (or hajj). |
Masjid al-Nabawi or Mosque of the Prophet is the second holiest mosque in the Islamic world. The original mosque was built by Muhammad (SAAW). In the middle of the mosque is the shrine of the Prophet Muhammad(SAAW), known as Gumbad-e-Khizra or Dome of the Pro...
|The overlay doesn't match up very well, but the area is such low-resolution that any overlay helps.|
Address: Madeira Drive
Brighton BN2 1TW England
Phone numbers: +44 1273 609361 Local
+44 1273 684289 FAX
Official web site: http://www.brightonpier.co.uk
|This overlay shows famous locations of Izmir. Name of main streets can also be seen. Image overlay in color. Izmir-Turkey.||09/30/2005||1,203|
|Four overlays of Brazil:|
Brazilian Vegetation (overlay). Vegetacao do Brasil. IBGE
Brazilian Geology (overlay). Geologia do Brasil. IBGE
Brazilian Relief (overlay). Relevo do Brasil. IBGE
Brazilian Climate Profile (overlay). Perfil Climatico do Brasil. IBGE.
Note: fairly large file size.
|Map overlay that shows the islands names, the volcanos, canals. ||08/24/2005||552|