viernes, 17 de octubre de 2008

Antonov AN 225 (2)



Concorde in gold 2



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Mount Everest, Nepal (Mountain, Nepal) Latitude 27° 58' 59'' - Longitude 86° 55' 59''
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March 29th 1795
Beethoven (24) debuts as pianist in Vienna
Tsjaikovski's opera "Jevgeni Onegin," premieres in Moscow
March 28th 1794
Louvre opens to the public (although officially opened since August)
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they drive on the left


The Great Wall from Space

( mercredi 12 mai 2004)
Proba, the polyvalent satellite launched in 2001 by the European Space Agency (ESA), was able to capture images of the Great Wall from space taken at an altitude of 600 km.
China has cherished for decades the idea that the Wall was just about the only manmade object visible to astronauts from space.
According to American astronaut Eugene Cernan, speaking during a visit to Singapore: "In Earth's orbit at a height of 160 to 320 kilometres, the Great Wall of China is indeed visible to the naked eye."
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jueves, 16 de octubre de 2008

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¿Acaso no es un mundo maravilloso este en el que vivimos?
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...la Muralla China...


fué construída en el año_________________________ ?
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En este sitio galeria de imagenes.Esta es la tarea para el equipo A del grupo de 1o.

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miércoles, 15 de octubre de 2008

La Muralla China

The Great Wall of China (simplified Chinese: 长城; traditional Chinese: 長城; pinyin: Chángchéng; literally "Long City/fortress") or (simplified Chinese: 万里长城; traditional Chinese: 萬里長城; pinyin: Wànlǐ Chángchéng; literally "The long wall of 10,000 Li (里)" is a series of stone and earthen fortifications in China, built, rebuilt, and maintained between the 6th century BC and the 16th century to protect the northern borders of the Chinese Empire from Xiongnu attacks during the rule of successive dynasties. Several walls, referred to as the Great Wall of China, were built since the 5th century BC.

The most famous is the wall built between 220–200 BC by the first Emperor of China, Qin Shi Huang; little of it remains; it was much farther north than the current wall, which was built during the Ming Dynasty.

The Great Wall stretches over approximately 6,400 km (4,000 miles) from Shanhaiguan in the east to Lop Nur in the west, along an arc that roughly delineates the southern edge of Inner Mongolia, but stretches to over 6,700 km (4,160 miles) in total.

At its peak, the Ming Wall was guarded by more than one million men. It has been estimated that somewhere in the range of 2 to 3 million Chinese died as part of the centuries-long project of building the wall.
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The Great Wall of China


Le Muralle Chinoise

The Great Wall of China

The Great Wall is one of the seven construction wonders in the world.

Qin Shi Huangdi built the Great Wall of China over 2,000 years ago, by Qin Shi Huangdi, the first emperor of China during the Qin Dynasty (221 B.C-206B.C.)

In Chinese the Wall is called “Wan-Li Qang-Qeng” which means 10,000 Li- Long Wall (10,000 Li-about 5,000 Km.).

The construction of the Great Wall begin between the 7th. and 8th. centuries Before Christ.

The warring states built big strong defensive walls to keep away enemies from coming from the North.


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martes, 14 de octubre de 2008

Great Wall visitors...

Vladimir Putin, former president of Russia.

Olivia Newton-John - Australia
Celebrities walk the Great Wall of China 18 April 2008
Gemma Atkinson will be joining Olivia Newton-John and a host of stars from the UK, America and Australia to take part in ‘The Great Walk to Beijing 2008’. Olivia Newton-John has been walking The Great Wall of China since the 7th April in an extreme 21 day trek to raise money for cancer, and change the way cancer is treated around the world. Gemma will meet Olivia and the rest of the team at Stage 4 on the 19th April.
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La Torre Eiffel

The magnificent structure known as the Eiffel Tower, shaped by supports of iron, was built in France, for the 1889 Paris Exposition. Designers Maurice Keochlin and Emile Nouguier assisted the french structural engineer Alexander Gustave Eiffel.

This massive 984-foot structure, built to celebrate the world's accomplishments in science and engineering, consists of two immense parts; a base composed of a platform resting on four separate supports and, above this a slender tower rising above a second platform to combine into a towering peak.

On March 31, 1889, a small group of dignitaries climbed the 1,792 steps to the top of the Eiffel Tower to hoist a huge French flag at the top. It was once said that the French flag flew on the highest flagpole in the world.

The tower was an enormous hit at the Paris Expo, attracting almost two million visitors in five months alone. During the exposition, visitors had to paid money to ascend up the tower.

First Platform - 2 franc
Second Platform - 3 francs
Top - 5 francs
By the end of the year 1889, seventy-five percent of the total cost to build the tower had been recovered.

For over forty years, Eiffel's creation remained the tallest in the world. The tower was also a European leader in aerodynamics on account of its precisely calculated curves and design. Withstanding weather and competition of the world, the Eiffel Tower still remains one of the most exquisite structures of the world.

Eiffel Tower Birth Certificate
Date of Birth
March 31, 1889
Age 110 years
Engineers Maurice Koekhlin and Emile Nouguier
Architect Stephen Sauvestre
Construction 1887- 1889
Material Puddled Iron
Weight of Metal structure 7,300 tons
Total weight 10,000 tons
Height in 1889 312.27m (with flagpole)
Height in 1994 318.7m (with antenna)
Paint 50 tons every 7 years
Number of Steps 1,665

The Paris Exposition
In the late 1800's, the French began to focus planning for a great Exposition held in Paris. The event was celebrating the centennial of the French Revolution. The planners wanted a special monument that would always be remembered for the celebration of French freedom. Many designs, from all over France were submitted.
Alexandre Gustave Eiffel's design was chosen.
He proposed to build the tallest structure in the world.

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... se encontró un avión de 1942?

En Bora Bora -
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lunes, 13 de octubre de 2008

Multilingüe / Políglota

(Español) Paz a los hombres de buena voluntad
(English) Peace to men of goodwill
(Français) Paix aux hommes de bonne volonté
(Deutch) Frieden für Männer auf Geschäfts-oder Firmenwerte
(Italiano) Pace agli uomini di buona volontà
(Griego) Ειρήνη με τους άνδρες της υπεραξίας
(Portugés) Paz aos homens de boa vontade
(Ruso) Мир для людей доброй воли
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(Español) ¿Cómo se llama usted?
(English) What’s your name?
(Français) Quel est votre nom?
(Deutch) Was ist Ihr Name?
(Italiano) Qual è il tuo nome?
(Griego) Τι σας λένε;
(Portugés) Qual é seu nome?
(Ruso) Как вас зовут?

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