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Leuchtturm

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Schlüsselworte: harbour, lighthouse, sea

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Der Leuchtturm von Mevagissey wacht über den kleinen Hafen im Süden von Cornwall. Bis heute sind dort viele Fischerboote zu finden.

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Bilder in der Nähe von England

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A: Mevagissey Harbour

von Shaun Plumb, 50 Meter entfernt

Mevagissey Harbour

B: Probus Church, Cornwall - The Chancel

von Roy Reed, 12.3 entfernt

The Church of St Probus and St Grace in Probus has the highest tower of any church in Cornwall - over...

Probus Church, Cornwall - The Chancel

C: Probus Church, Cornwall - The Nave

von Roy Reed, 12.3 entfernt

The Church of St Probus and St Grace in Probus has the highest tower of any church in Cornwall - over...

Probus Church, Cornwall - The Nave

D: St Fimbarrus Church, Fowey

von Roy Reed, 12.7 entfernt

The medieval church of St Fimbarrus in Fowey was built on the foundations of an earlier Norman church...

St Fimbarrus Church, Fowey

E: Fowey Harbour from Town Quay

von Roy Reed, 12.8 entfernt

Situated on the south coast of Cornwall between Looe and Mevagissey, Fowey is not only an historic to...

Fowey Harbour from Town Quay

F: Pier Fowey

von Paulin Halenria, 12.9 entfernt

Summer 2012, shoot on the pier at Fowey in Cornwall

Pier Fowey

G: Luxulyan Church

von Roy Reed, 13.8 entfernt

Luxulyan Church dates from the mid to late 15th century. The font is Norman and is a very fine exampl...

Luxulyan Church

H: Ladock Church

von Roy Reed, 13.8 entfernt

The parish church of St Ladoca in Ladock, Cornwall was built in the 13th century. The south aisle was...

Ladock Church

I: St Gomonda Church, Roche, Cornwall

von Roy Reed, 15.4 entfernt

St Gomonda, Roche Originally built in the 14th century and rebuilt in the mid 15th century, but littl...

St Gomonda Church, Roche, Cornwall

J: Lanlivery Church

von Roy Reed, 15.6 entfernt

Lanlivery Church was founded in the 13th century, but the current building dates from the 15th centur...

Lanlivery Church

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Europe is generally agreed to be the birthplace of western culture, including such legendary innovations as the democratic nation-state, football and tomato sauce.

The word Europe comes from the Greek goddess Europa, who was kidnapped by Zeus and plunked down on the island of Crete. Europa gradually changed from referring to mainland Greece until it extended finally to include Norway and Russia.

Don't be confused that Europe is called a continent without looking like an island, the way the other continents do. It's okay. The Ural mountains have steadily been there to divide Europe from Asia for the last 250 million years. Russia technically inhabits "Eurasia".

Europe is presently uniting into one political and economic zone with a common currency called the Euro. The European Union originated in 1993 and is now composed of 27 member states. Its headquarters is in Brussels, Belgium.

Do not confuse the EU with the Council of Europe, which has 47 member states and dates to 1949. These two bodies share the same flag, national anthem, and mission of integrating Europe. The headquarters of the Council are located in Strasbourg, France, and it is most famous for its European Court of Human Rights.

In spite of these two bodies, there is still no single Constitution or set of laws applying to all the countries of Europe. Debate rages over the role of the EU in regards to national sovereignty. As of January 2009, the Lisbon Treaty is the closest thing to a European Constitution, yet it has not been approved by all the EU states. 

Text by Steve Smith.

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