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|Defoe's real-life inspiration for Robinson Crusoe was probably a Scottish sailor named Alexander Selkirk, who was rescued in 1709 by Woodes Rogers' expedition after four years on the uninhabited island of Juan FernŠndez off the Chilean coast.||11/21/2005||462|
|In 1795 Donald McInnis discovered an artificial circular depression on the south eastern end of the island with an adjacent tree which had a tackle block on one of its overhanging branches. McInnis and 2 friends excavated the depression and discovered a layer of flagstones. As they continued digging, they found a layer of flagstones every 3 m (10 ft). They stopped digging at 10 m (30 ft).|
|It looks like a Robinson R44. |
The Robinson R44 is a four-place light helicopter produced by the Robinson Helicopter Company since 1992. Based on the company's two-place Robinson R22, the R44 features hydraulically-assisted flight controls. The R44 was first flown on 31 March 1990, and received FAA certification in December 1992, with the first delivery in February 1993.
|Robinson (Bangrak Branch)|
Robinson Department Store Public Company Limited
1522 New Road,
Bangrak, Bangkok 10500
Tel. 02-2380052-61, 02-2673781-6
|A small Helicopter, that looks like a Robinson R-22.||03/02/2007||470|
|City Island is a small island and is located in the borough of The Bronx in NYC. It is about 1.5 miles long and about 5 or 6 blocks wide, depending on where on the island you are. It has the charm of an old New England fishing town and hardly any crime to boot.|
Editor's note: NY Hidden Treasure Alert: There are also some great old-time restaurants on the island. You can't miss 'em -- ...
|You must be a hell of a pilot to land there...||11/14/2006||593|
|Oak Island is noted as the location of the so-called Money Pit, a site of numerous excavations to recover treasure believed by many to be buried there.||09/11/2005||580|
|A few years ago, we've been diving in Bermuda with Teddy Tucker, one of the most famous treasure hunter of the world,|
I was involved, at this time by a great friend of mine, another famous historian and wreck hunter, Robert Stenuit.
When i left Bermudas, Teddy Gave me one of his famous shipwreck treasure map. Here are the approximate location of shipwrecks from this map.
|Eleven helicopters parked at Robinson AAF.||05/19/2008||628|
|You can see the skull from the Treasure Island Casino and Hotel, Golden Nugget, Binions and many more.||08/01/2006||974|
|The Money Pit|
Oak Island is noted as the location of the so-called Money Pit, a site of numerous excavations to recover treasure believed by many to be buried there.The island is privately owned and advance permission is required for any visit.
Mid-19th century newspaper stories recount that, in 1795, young Donald Daniel McInnis discovered a circular d...