Toruń-gingerbread capital of Poland
Torun since 1997 included in the World heritage list of UNESCO. The city has many monuments of the middle ages and the 20th century. The city is known for its…

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Three biggest mosque in the world
Masjid-ul-Haram It is also known as Haram Beit Ullah (translated as "the Sacred house of Allah" or "the Forbidden house of Allah"). It is situated in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. This…

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The most ugly building in the world
While the list is topped by the most ugly buildings in the U.S., for example, special attention was paid to building in Portland, Oregon . where is the city Bureau…

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Secret methods of stone treatment ancient times revealed

Many have heard about the huge blocks of which are composed of an Egyptian pyramid, a smaller number know about the giant blocks were laid in the Foundation of the temple of Jupiter in the Lebanese city of Baalbek. However, with the fact that in ancient times there were certain ways of stone processing, is not available to the contemporaries are willing to accept very many.

Some common assumptions about how the people of ancient times were able to create as smooth blocks, thus having a Titanic mass can be divided into two: the influence of aliens or the existence of an advanced civilization of antiquity. Both assumptions are questionable.

However, everything in order. Let’s first consider the cases which cause confusion among historians and technical specialists. Besides those already mentioned pyramids and the Temple of Jupiter stands out the Aswan obelisk. This huge structure of antiquity was never completed because they were broken.

The scale is really impressive. What he carved on the spot, has given historians a reason to believe that also came with the most tremendous object is initially created at the quarry, then transported. Continue reading

The geological structure of the territory of Russia

The basis of Russia are major tectonic structures (platforms, panels, fold belt), which are expressed in various forms of the modern relief – mountains, lowlands, uplands, etc.

In Russia there are two major ancient Precambrian platform (the Foundation was formed largely in the Archean and the Proterozoic) — this is Russian and Siberian, and three young (West Siberian, Pechora, and Scythian). The idea of the geological structure and conditions of occurrence of rocks are reflected on the tectonic map of Russia .

On the East European platform in Russia is the Baltic shield . the Siberian Aldan and Anabar.

On the East European platform is a Russian stove . in Siberia – the Lena-Yenisei.

Young platform in Russia do not have the outputs of the base on the surface. They almost universally have accumulated cover of sedimentary rocks, i.e. they are presented in whole slabs. For example, in the West-Siberian platform, West Siberian plate, etc. Continue reading

Underground structures is

Underground facilities — (a. underground structures; B. unterirdische Bauwerke; f. ouvrages souterrains; I. instalaciones subterraneas) prom. c. x. cultural, defense and utilities are created in the array horn. rocks under fluorescent… … Geological encyclopedia

Underground facilities — Thermal cameras, checkpoints and semiflow canals, reservoirs and wells Source: RD 34.03.201 97: safety in the operation of mechanical … Dictionary of terms of normative-technical documentation

Underground facilities — see Facilities underground EdwART. Glossary MOE, 2010 … Dictionary of emergencies

UNDERGROUND FACILITY — a specially equipped mine workings in the thickness of rocks that have different purposes: transport and hydraulic tunnels; the underground; power plants; refrigerators; pedestrian crossings, garages and other municipal facilities;… … Great Encyclopedic dictionary Continue reading

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The famous buildings of the world
"The famous buildings of the world" - Home "free-spirited". Parthenon. Home-cactus. Parliament. Iconic structures. Architecture. Kijk-Kubus. Royal pavilion. The Hagia Sophia. Sagrada Familia. The Farnsworth House. Property-state building. Notre Dame…


A walk through the ages: the Gothic quarter of Barcelona
The Gothic quarter is the historical center of Barcelona, because here began the building of the city. The area is located between Plaza de Catalunya on the one hand, a…