This is the wreck of a Norwegian Barque the SS Nornen, which was driven in a raging gale on to the beach in 1897. The ship's crew of ten, together with their dog, were taken off by the lifeboat and landed safely at Burnham. This is all that's left of her, where she lies on the beach below the church at Berrow in Somerset.
Quite possibly the funniest collection out there! This is just the first continent I am releasing of this collection (first one done).. Contains places such as:
"Blackbutt, Australia;" "Bobs Farm, Australia;" "Ivy Tank Motel, Australia;" "Monkeyjacket, Australia;" "Robinhood, Australia;" "Sea Elephant, Australia;" "Happy ...
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.
Big Ben, surrounding surprisingly like the famous clocktower in England, is actually a volcano on an island approximately 2400 miles from Australia. It peak, Mawson's Peak is an active volcano, and belonging to Australia, this is Australia's only active volcano.
During the second world war there was a barrage balloon testing station here and this large shed was used to store the balloon. A large number of different trials and experiments took place here and nearby.
Australia has some of the best examples of meteorite impact sites anywhere in the world and Wolfe Creek Crater, Western Australia, is one of the most spectacular. The floor lies 55 metres below the rim of the crater, and although partly buried by windblown sand, the rim of the crater rises to 25 metres above the surrounding plain.
I thought it was the second largest in the world bu...
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