Old Melbourne Jail, Victoria, Australia. Built in the mid 1800's, between 1842 and 1929 [when it closed] there were 135 hangings including the famous bushranger Ned Kelly. Thankfully capital punishment is no more a part of Australia.
Royal Albert Hall, left, opened 1871, and Albert Memorial, right, completed 1876.
Addittional info provided by bearfly:
An arts venue dedicated to Queen Victoria's husband and consort, Prince Albert. It is situated in London, England in the royal borough of Westminster, within the area also known as Albertopolis. It forms the practical part of a national memorial to ...
It was commissioned by Queen Victoria in memory of her beloved husband, Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha who died of typhoid in 1861, and designed by Sir George Gilbert Scott in the Gothic revival style.
The museum was established in 1852 as the South Kensington Museum under the control of the Science and Art Department, following the success of the Great Exhibition of 1851, along with the Natural History Museum, Royal Albert Hall, Albert Memorial and the Science Museum - together they form a cluster of cultural sites known informally as Albertopolis. Its first director was Sir Henry Cole, a ut...
This is a lake within the confines of what used to be Amaroo Park motor racing circuit on the outskirts of Sydney, Australia. It is now a housing development. There appears to be a circuit diagram on the surface of the lake. When I get a chance to get out there and check it out I'll provide an update.
Mount Napier, one of the youngest volcanoes in Australia, is a composite lava shield with a superimposed scoria cone. The cone rises 150 m above the surrounding plains to an elevation of 440 m making it the highest point on the Western District Plains of Victoria. It erupted about 5,290 BC
Lake Eyre is, on the rare occasions that it fills, the largest lake in Australia and is the lowest point in Australia (at approximately 15 m (50 ft) below sea level). It is the focal point of the vast Lake Eyre Basin.
The lake is located in the deserts of central Australia, in northern South Australia. The Eyre Basin is a larg...
His Royal Highness Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha ( 26 August 1819 – 14 December 1861) was the husband and consort of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. He was the only husband of a British queen regnant to have formally held the title of Prince consort.
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