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Let's take a look at Fort Barraux, a star-shaped fortress in France, with satellite image.

Fort Saint Barthélémy (eventually Fort Barraux) is the oldest fort using bastions in France. It was built in 1597 and its aspect changed very little over the past 400 years as the general layout invented by the Piedmontese architect Ercole…

Let's look at Mount Elbrus in Russia by satellite image.

The Normal Route is the easiest, safest and fastest on account of the cable car and chairlift system which operates from about 9 a.m. till 3 p.m. Starting for the summit at about 2 a.m. from the Diesel Hut or Leaprus mountain hut should al…

Let's take a look at Fort Carré, a star-shaped fortress in France, with satellite image.

Fort Carré, often Fort Carré d'Antibes, is a 16th-century star-shaped fort of four arrow-head shaped bastions, that stands on the outskirts of Antibes, France. Henri de Mandon built the fort and then during the 17th century, the Marquis de…

Let's look at Volcán Tajumulco in Guatemala by satellite image.

Volcán Tajumulco is a large stratovolcano in the department of San Marcos in western Guatemala. It is the highest mountain in Central America at 4,202 metres (13,786 ft). It is part of the mountain range of the Sierra Madre de Chiapas, whi…

Let's look at Comapedrosa in Andorra by satellite image.

The trek or the mountain climb starts from Arinsal, which is considered an easy route, from the picnic area at the base of the Ribal Warefall at 1,580 metres (5,180 ft). It takes about 4 to 4​1⁄2 hours to reach the highest point of Pic de …

Let's look at Table Mountain in South Africa by satellite image.

Hiking on Table Mountain is popular amongst locals and tourists, and a number of trails of varying difficulty are available. Because of the steep cliffs around the summit, direct ascents from the city side are limited. Platteklip Gorge, a …

衛星写真で日本百名山の立山を眺めてみよう|Let's look at the satellite image of Mount Tate, one of japan famous 100 mountains.

富山方面からだと美女平から室堂まではバスしか通れません。弥陀ヶ原をくねくねと曲がって登ります。自家用車は入れません。許可を得た貸切バスもゲートの開く時間が決まっています。長野側からは扇沢を経由してロープウェイなどを乗り継いで黒部ダムを通っ…

Let's look at Jabal An-Nabi Shu'ayb in Yemen by satellite image.

Jabal An-Nabī Shuʿayb (Arabic: جَبَل ٱلنَّبِي شُعَيْب, lit. 'Mountain of the Prophet Shuaib') is a mountain of the Haraz subrange of the Sarawat, located in Sana'a Governorate, Yemen. It is the highest mountain of the country and the Arabi…

Let's look at Mount Olympus (Cyprus) in Cyprus by satellite image.

Olympus, or Chionistra, (Greek: Όλυμπος or Greek: Χιονίστρα) at 1,952 metres (6,404 ft), is the highest point in Cyprus. It is located in the Troodos Mountains of Cyprus. Mount Olympus peak and the "Troodos Square" fall under the territory…

Let's take a look at Forte Spagnolo, a star-shaped fortress in Italy, with satellite image.

The Forte Spagnolo (Italian for Spanish fortress; locally called il Castello) is aRenaissance castle in L'Aquila, central Italy. In the 15th century, L'Aquila had become the second most powerful city in the Kingdom of Naples after Naples i…

Let's take a look at Copertino Castle, a star-shaped fortress in Italy, with satellite image.

The Copertino Castle (Italian Castello di Copertino) is a castle in Apulia, southern Italy. It is located in the eponymous city of Copertino, north of Gallipoli on the heel of Apulia, between Manduria and Galatina.

Let's take a look at Castello Svevo, a star-shaped fortress in Italy, with satellite image.

Il castello di Barletta, situato nell'omonima città pugliese, è il risultato architettonico di una serie di stratificazioni dovute al susseguirsi di diverse dinastie al potere, succedutesi dall'XI secolo al XVIII secolo. Un tempo fortezza …