This area includes many visually fascinating research complexes and test facilities, some of great historical interest (nuclear weapons etc). It is home to Sandia National Laboratories, one of the USA's largest and most diverse R&D facilities.
There are many other sites I have not identified here - Anyone help?
The Kruger National Park is one of the world's iconic wildlife reserves. It is now part of the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park, a "peace park" which sits astride the borders of South Africa, Mozambique and Zimbabwe. The Kruger Park layers include:
- national park and reserve borders, including historical borders so you can see how the park has grown
- safari lodges, res...
BaNanna Park in Norrebro, Copenhagen is a park opened in 2010.
It has two giant bananas of 1.5 meters high, one in grass and one in yellov plastic. Beside them there are facilities for table tennis, soccer/football, basketball and a climbing wall and other facilities.
Charles Darwin National Park
protects part of the Port Darwin wetland, one of Australia's most significant wetlands.
Thirty six of the Northern Territory's 51 mangrove species occur in its convoluted system of inlets, islands and bays.
Advanced Photon Source
at Argonne National Laboratory)
source : http://www.anl.gov/
Researchers from around the world use Argonne's Advanced Photon Source (APS) to see their experiments through new eyes. Source of the nation's most brilliant X-ray beams for materials science research, the APS is funded by the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Ba...
The lush forests of Egmont National Park, on New Zealand’s North Island, contrast with the pasturelands outside the circular park boundaries. The unique shape of the park results from its first protection in 1881, which specified that a forest reserve would extend in a 9.6 km radius from the summit of Mt. Taranaki (named Mt. Egmont by Captain Cook). The park covers about 33,500 hectares and Mt....
The world famous National Park-Taroko National Park, in the north-eastern part of the Taiwan island, faces the Pacific Ocean on the east and covers an area of more than 92000 hectares in the northern section of the Central Mountain Range. The Park is 36 kilometers from north to south and 42 kilometers from east to west.
Yushan is the highest mountain in the eastern Asia. It's elevation is 3952m.
Yushan National Park is located in the Central Mountain Range of Taiwan. Centering around Jade Mountain Main Peak, the park covers a vast area of over 105,000 hectares spread out over the four counties of Nantou, Chiayi, Kaohsiung and Hualien. It is a typical subtropical mount...