Iceland

Wednesday, 24th June 2015, 09:08:02
Album: World & Travel, New uploads: 6, Hits: 1421, Size: 1MiB
Iceland (Icelandic: Ísland), also called the Republic of Iceland, is a Nordic island country between the North Atlantic and the Arctic Ocean. It has a population of 329,100 and an area of 103,000 km2 (40,000 sq mi), making it the most sparsely populated country in Europe. The capital and largest city is Reykjavík. Reykjavík and the surrounding areas in the southwest of the country are home to over two-thirds of the population. Iceland is volcanically and geologically active...
Iceland
Iceland
Iceland
Iceland
Iceland

World Travel Landscape Photography

Tuesday, 16th June 2015, 13:34:32
Album: World & Travel, New uploads: 19, Hits: 2186, Size: 3MiB
World is a common name for the whole of human civilization, specifically human experience, history, or the human condition in general, worldwide, i.e. anywhere on Earth. In a philosophical context it may refer to: (1) the whole of the physical Universe, or (2) an ontological world (world disclosure). In a theological context, world usually refers to the material or the profane sphere, as opposed to the celestial, spiritual, transcendent or sacred...
world travel landscape photography
world travel landscape photography
world travel landscape photography
world travel landscape photography
world travel landscape photography

One World Trade Centre, Lower Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States

Sunday, 24th May 2015, 22:32:34
Album: World & Travel, New uploads: 8, Hits: 1089, Size: 0MiB
One World Trade Center (also 1 World Trade Center or 1 WTC; the current building was dubbed the Freedom Tower during initial basework) is the name of two buildings in Lower Manhattan, New York City. It most commonly refers to the primary building of the new World Trade Center complex, which is also the tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere...
One World Trade Centre, Lower Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States
One World Trade Centre, Lower Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States
One World Trade Centre, Lower Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States
One World Trade Centre, Lower Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States
One World Trade Centre, Lower Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States

Calbuco Vulcano, Llanquihue National Reserve, Los Lagos Region, Chile

Monday, 27th April 2015, 09:39:22
Album: World & Travel, New uploads: 9, Hits: 1692, Size: 1MiB
Calbuco (kahl-boo-koh; Spanish: Volcán Calbuco) is a stratovolcano in southern Chile, located southeast of Llanquihue Lake and northwest of Chapo Lake, in the Los Lagos Region, and close to the cities of Puerto Varas and Puerto Montt. With an elevation of 2,015 meters above sea level, the volcano and the surrounding area are protected within the Llanquihue National Reserve. The most recent eruption happened on April 22, 2015, followed by two smaller eruptions on April 24 and April 30...
Calbuco vulcano, Llanquihue National Reserve, Los Lagos Region, Chile
Calbuco vulcano, Llanquihue National Reserve, Los Lagos Region, Chile
Calbuco vulcano, Llanquihue National Reserve, Los Lagos Region, Chile
Calbuco vulcano, Llanquihue National Reserve, Los Lagos Region, Chile
Calbuco vulcano, Llanquihue National Reserve, Los Lagos Region, Chile

Pontcysyllte Aqueduct, Llangollen Canal, Wrexham County Borough, Wales, United Kingdom

Wednesday, 25th March 2015, 14:57:53
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The Pontcysyllte Aqueduct (full name in Welsh: Traphont Ddŵr Pontcysyllte) is a navigable aqueduct that carries the Llangollen Canal over the valley of the River Dee in Wrexham County Borough in north east Wales. Completed in 1805, it is the longest and highest aqueduct in Britain, a Grade I Listed Building and a World Heritage Site...
Pontcysyllte Aqueduct, Llangollen Canal, Wrexham County Borough, Wales, United Kingdom
Pontcysyllte Aqueduct, Llangollen Canal, Wrexham County Borough, Wales, United Kingdom
Pontcysyllte Aqueduct, Llangollen Canal, Wrexham County Borough, Wales, United Kingdom
Pontcysyllte Aqueduct, Llangollen Canal, Wrexham County Borough, Wales, United Kingdom
Pontcysyllte Aqueduct, Llangollen Canal, Wrexham County Borough, Wales, United Kingdom

Coal Field Fire, Jharia, Dhanbad, Jharkhand, India

Thursday, 19th March 2015, 09:38:09
Album: World & Travel, New uploads: 11, Hits: 1470, Size: 3MiB
Jharia is a notified area and one of eight development blocks in Dhanbad district in Jharkhand state, India. Jharia is the fifteenth-largest town in the state of Jharkhand. (More than one town in India shares this name.) Jharia is famous for its rich coal resources, used to make coke. Jharia plays a very important role in the economy and development of Dhanbad City, and can be considered as a part of Dhanbad City. Demographics As of 2001 India census, Jharia had a population of 81,979...
Coal field fire, Jharia, Dhanbad, Jharkhand, India
Coal field fire, Jharia, Dhanbad, Jharkhand, India
Coal field fire, Jharia, Dhanbad, Jharkhand, India
Coal field fire, Jharia, Dhanbad, Jharkhand, India
Coal field fire, Jharia, Dhanbad, Jharkhand, India

Villarrica Rucapillán Volcano Eruption, Araucania Region, Andes, Chile

Wednesday, 4th March 2015, 09:29:25
Album: World & Travel, New uploads: 9, Hits: 1119, Size: 0MiB
Villarrica is one of Chile's most active volcanoes, rising above the lake and town of the same name, 750 km (470 mi) south of Santiago. It is also known as Rucapillán, a Mapuche word meaning "House of the Pillán" or "House of the spirit". It is the westernmost of three large stratovolcanoes that trend perpendicular to the Andean chain along the Gastre Fault. Villarrica, along with Quetrupillán and the Chilean portion of Lanín, are protected within Villarrica National Park...
Villarrica Rucapillán volcano eruption, Araucania Region, Andes, Chile
Villarrica Rucapillán volcano eruption, Araucania Region, Andes, Chile
Villarrica Rucapillán volcano eruption, Araucania Region, Andes, Chile
Villarrica Rucapillán volcano eruption, Araucania Region, Andes, Chile
Villarrica Rucapillán volcano eruption, Araucania Region, Andes, Chile

1955–58 Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition, Antarctic Plateau, Antarctica

Tuesday, 3rd March 2015, 10:50:24
Album: World & Travel, New uploads: 3, Hits: 312, Size: 0MiB
The 1955–58 Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition (CTAE) was a Commonwealth-sponsored expedition that successfully completed the first overland crossing of Antarctica, via the South Pole. It was the first expedition to reach the South Pole overland for 46 years, preceded only by Amundsen's and Scott's respective parties in 1911 and 1912...
1955–58 Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition, Antarctic Plateau, Antarctica
1955–58 Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition, Antarctic Plateau, Antarctica
1955–58 Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition, Antarctic Plateau, Antarctica

Beauty Of Nature

Monday, 23rd February 2015, 23:16:17
Album: World & Travel, New uploads: 9, Hits: 961, Size: 1MiB
Nature, in the broadest sense, is equivalent to the natural world, physical world, or material world. "Nature" refers to the phenomena of the physical world, and also to life in general. It ranges in scale from the subatomic to the cosmic. The word nature is derived from the Latin word natura, or "essential qualities, innate disposition", and in ancient times, literally meant "birth"...
beauty of nature
beauty of nature
beauty of nature
beauty of nature
beauty of nature

Scavenging In Port-au-Prince, Ouest, Haiti

Thursday, 5th February 2015, 11:02:22
Album: World & Travel, New uploads: 3, Hits: 312, Size: 0MiB
A waste picker is a person who salvages reusable or recyclable materials thrown away by others to sell or for personal consumption. There are millions of waste pickers worldwide, predominantly in developing countries, but increasingly in post-industrial countries as well. Forms of waste picking have been practiced since antiquity, but modern traditions of waste picking took root during industrialization in the nineteenth century...
Scavenging in Port-au-Prince, Ouest, Haiti
Scavenging in Port-au-Prince, Ouest, Haiti
Scavenging in Port-au-Prince, Ouest, Haiti

Tomb Of Osiris, Necropolis Of Sheikh Abd El-Qurna, West Bank, Thebes, Egypt

Sunday, 4th January 2015, 22:53:07
Album: World & Travel, New uploads: 2, Hits: 237, Size: 0MiB
Osiris (or Usir; also Ausar), is an Egyptian god, usually identified as the god of the afterlife, the underworld and the dead. He was classically depicted as a green-skinned man with a pharaoh's beard, partially mummy-wrapped at the legs, wearing a distinctive crown with two large ostrich feathers at either side, and holding a symbolic crook and flail...
Tomb of Osiris, Necropolis of Sheikh Abd el-Qurna, West Bank, Thebes, Egypt
Tomb of Osiris, Necropolis of Sheikh Abd el-Qurna, West Bank, Thebes, Egypt
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