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|Fort Charles is an old British fort on the island of St. Kitts. It's capture by the French was the reason for the construction of the more famous Brimstone Hill Fortress, which overlooks it. |
The fort today is not in good shape. It was abandoned by the British in 1854, and used from 1890 to 1996 as a Leper colony. Since then, it has been completely abandoned and is overgrown with...
|Tranquebar was a danish colony from 1620 to 1845 with Fort Dansborg to protect Tranquebar. It was the second largest fortification in the danish kingdom after Helsingoer (Elsingore) on the danish island Zealand.|
Tranquebar was sold to the UK in 1845.
|Buldir Island (52º21'N 175º56'E) is the most remote island in the Aleutians, located in the middle of a 120 mile wide pass between the Rat Islands and the Near Islands. With 21 breeding seabird species (including 12 auks), the island supports the most diverse seabird colony in the northern hemisphere. In collaboration with the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge of the US Fish and Wildlife...||11/08/2006||434|
|A composite of aerial photographs found of Lady Elliot Island. (A small coral island found of the coast of south-east Queensland, the southern-most island of the great barrier reef)||08/12/2008||771|
|Car Ferries, Cleveland, Queensland. The ferries are used by the residents and visitors of Stradbroke Island.||10/20/2005||294|
|Double-headed diesel 60 wagon coal train approaching Gladstone, Queensland from the Callide mines to the west. The Queensland rail system operates on 3'6" gauge.||08/07/2005||517|
|Car Ferry, Stradbroke Island, Queensland, Australia . The only way from the main-land to the island.||09/04/2005||354|
|This airport is peculiar as it crosses from Queensland and into New South Wales, two seperate states of Australia. The terminal is in Queensland and the runway runs through New South Wales and into Queensland.||07/03/2008||389|
|William Bradford (c.1590 in The Manor House, Austerfield – c.1657) was an English Separatist leader in Leiden, Holland and in Plymouth Colony. He was a signatory to the Mayflower Compact and served as Plymouth Colony Governor five times covering about thirty years between 1621 and 1657. His journal 'Of Plymouth Plantation' covering the period from 1620 to 1657 in Plymouth Colony is an important...||11/19/2013||161|
|University of Queensland , St.Lucia , Brisbane Queensland Australia||09/05/2005||360|
|Off the central Queensland coast between Rockhampton and Gladstone lies Curtis Island. The north-eastern end of this large island is Curtis Island National Park.|
A variety of vegetation types grows in the park from heath, grassland, stunted paperbark woodland and open eucalypt forest to extensive patches of dry rainforest.
An historic lighthouse is located at Cape ...
|Fort Oranje was built after the Treaty of Paris in 1816 to protect the Dutch colony's burgeoning salt trade. It was used as the residence of the island's governor until 1836, when it briefly became a prison. A lighthouse was then constructed as salt production and subsequently seaborne traffic to the island increased. Now the fort serves as the office for the harbourmaster. ||04/03/2007||335|