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|Post Rita photo-overlay showing port damage.||09/28/2005||1,154|
|Hurricane Rita made landfall at 2:30 CDT (0730 UCT) on the extreme southwest coast|
of Lousiana between Sabine Pass and Johnson´s Bayou.
Maximum sustained winds were near 120 mph with higher gusts.
|These oil rigs are under repair near naval base in Rio.||08/03/2005||761|
|Rig construction is performed by LeTourneau's Vicksburg Marine Construction (VMC) in Vicksburg, Mississippi. Since 1955, LeTourneau, Inc. has designed, manufactured, fabricated, and serviced offshore drilling platforms, including the world's largest self-elevating drilling rigs. Currently, more than 35% of all jack-up rigs bear the LeTourneau name. |
It seems to be at the beginning of the...
|I found these four Oil Rigs 6 Miles off Santa Barbara.|
|In former times, Yumenguan Pass (Jade Gate Pass) was called Small Square City. Why was its name changed? There is an interesting story about Yumenguan Pass that answers this question.|
|The Altamont Pass Wind Farm located in the Altamont Pass of the Diablo Range in Central California. It is a one of the earliest wind farms in the United States. The wind farm is composed of over 4900 relatively small wind turbines of various types, making it at one time the largest farm in the world in terms of capacity. Altamont Pass is still the largest concentration of wind turbines in the w...||08/17/2005||774|
|Three offshore oil rigs next to each other.||03/04/2012||1,351|
|India, China reopen Silk Road pass.|
NATHU LA, China-India Border - Asian giants India and China opened a Himalayan pass to border trade on Thursday, 44 years after a frontier war shut down the ancient route.
|The "stepstone" for all potential prospectors during the 1898 Klondyke Gold Rush. People arrived by ship in Skagway, AK, than had to schlepp around 100s of kg of supplies up the valley and up the pass. On top of the pass (the border between Alaska and B.C.) there was a weigh scale where Canadian official checked if goldrushers had enough supplies to last one winter in the Yukon. They ...||08/21/2005||562|
|The Torugart Pass is a pass in the Tian Shan mountain range. Elevation: 3,752 m (12,310 ft).|
The pass is the main border crossing between the People's Republic of China (Xinjiang province) and Kyrgyzstan. The nearest large Chinese city is Kashgar, the nearest Kyrgyz city is Naryn. The road on the Kyrgyz side, from Torugart to Naryn and then to Balykshy and Bishkek, is narrow and ...
|This pass is on the Yunnan-Tibet Highway.|
This side :
start 2746 metres / 9049 feets.
finish 4637 metres / 15237feets
length 45 kms / 28 miles