Island Castle
Trakai: where tourists go for a walk? Island Castle 27 kilometres from Vilnius, is the legendary city of Trakai is the "Lithuanian Venice". Ancient, full-of-history — now there is a…

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Island Castle
Trakai: where tourists go for a walk? Island Castle 27 kilometres from Vilnius, is the legendary city of Trakai is the "Lithuanian Venice". Ancient, full-of-history — now there is a…

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Cyclopean structures of antiquity

Cyclops Cyclops, m. (GK. kyklops – round). 1. In Greek mythology as a fantastic creature, a giant eye in the middle of the forehead. 2. What the one-eye in 2 Val. (Zool.).

Cyclopean cyclopean, cyclopean (historical.). On buildings, structures: huge, gigantic, letters. built by the Cyclops (as explained by ancient Greeks the ancient origin of the residues.

M. Cyclops a Giant with one eye in the middle of the forehead (in Greek mythology).

M. Cyclops, see Cyclops.

Cyclopean ADJ. 1) Huge giant (usually about buildings, constructions). 2) Consisting of large stone blocks without binder solution (in archaeology).

The cycloparaffins same as cycloalkanes.

Cyclopean Buildings built of large hewn stone blocks besswaznaya solution; the ancient Greeks attributed it to Cyclops (cyclopam).For the most part belong to the bronze age, known in the Mediterranean.

Cyclopia (from the Greek. Kyklops – Cyclops – one-eyed giant), malformation;both eyeball totally or partially merged and placed in odnogrupnitsu.

Cyclops [gr. kyklops round] – 1) in Greek mythology – the giant with one eye in the middle of the forehead; 2) Cyclops – SEM. the detachment of invertebrates copepods crustaceans (copepods); have.

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Patom crater

Patom crater is one of the most mysterious places on the planet.

General information about the Patomsky crater

Patom crater is a conical hill of crushed limestone, located in the Bodaibo district of the Irkutsk region. The crater is a conical elevation, reaching 40 meters in height, its diameter slightly exceeds 180 meters. Covered with grey crushed limestone crater similar to a lunar crater, but unlike the craters on the Earth satellite, the Patom crater is located on the hillside, completely covered with taiga.

Cone Kolpakov would be correct to call a truncated cone – it is not crowned with a pointed top, but the top, which is a flat circular shaft in the center of which is located a funnel presumably of volcanic origin. The volume of the cone is about 230-250 thousand m3, the weight of the crater is estimated at one million tons. On the slopes of the crater are several larches, whose age was estimated at 200 years, and in the center of the crater in the heart of the inland hill grows a single tree age of about 70 years.

Patomsky crater, also known as Chebulinsky or Yavlinsky and as the cone Kolpakov – opened it in honor of geologist Vladimir Kolpakov. The local population proudly calls it “the Nest of fire eagle”, though prefers to avoid.

History of the study of the patomsky crater

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The Cathedral Of The Holy Cross

 

It is difficult to imagine a European city that boasts of so many attractions of the Catalan capital – Barcelona – Review: the Sights of Barcelona (Spain) – the City that always smiles!. The most interesting places to visit are really a lot, with the most diverse. Kind of attractions I’d say Central square of the city Plaza Catalunya, and is a popular tourist place as the boquería market -a Review: the Market of “La Boqueria” (Spain, Barcelona) – a Very colorful market in Barcelona!. and the famous Rambla – Review: Las Ramblas (Barcelona, Spain) – the Most famous and picturesque street in Barcelona.

If we talk about the architectural masterpieces of Barcelona, then of course it is impossible not to call the world famous Cathedral Sagrada de Familia, as well as slightly less well known, but also deserving of your attention due to its unique buildings La Pedrera and Casa batlló, which if you want you can read my reviews about Spain.

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Attractions Of Spain
Sights in Spain - the megaliths Historical background. In the literal translation from Greek the term means "big stone". The term is not scientific and therefore in the group of…

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Cities of the ancient Maya
Cities of the ancient Maya The civilization of the Mayans is one of the oldest and most mysterious civilizations on Earth, formed about 2500 years ago. The city, built in…

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