Glasgow Science Centre in the Fog
por EXPERT MAESTRO
compartir
mail
License license
loading...
Loading ...

Foto panorámica de Daniel Oi EXPERT MAESTRO Tomada 00:00, 11/12/2009 - Views loading...

Advertisement

Glasgow Science Centre in the Fog

The World > Europe > UK > Scotland

Etiquetas: glasgow, fog

  • Me gusta / No me gusta
  • thumbs up
  • thumbs down

The Glasgow Tower, Science Centre, and the Waverley Paddle Steamer shrouded in fog on a cold winter's evening. Red navigation lights penetrate the gloom.

comments powered by Disqus

Imágenes cercanas en Scotland

map

A: Glasgow Tower

por Daniel Oi, 10 metros de distancia

This is a view from the bottom of Glasgow Tower, the tallest free standing rotatable structure. From ...

Glasgow Tower

B: Glasgow Tower

por Daniel Oi, 20 metros de distancia

This is a view from the bottom of Glasgow Tower, the tallest free standing rotatable structure. From ...

Glasgow Tower

C: Waverley Paddle Steamer in the Fog

por Daniel Oi, 20 metros de distancia

The Glasgow Tower, Science Centre, and the Waverley Paddle Steamer shrouded in fog on a cold winter's...

Waverley Paddle Steamer in the Fog

D: Kinetic Sculpture at the Glasgow Science Centre

por Daniel Oi, 20 metros de distancia

Kinetic Sculpture at the Glasgow Science Centre

E: Waverley At Night , Glasgow

por Alan McLean (Albiphotography), 20 metros de distancia

The Waverley was built on the Clyde in 1947 . It is now the last sea going paddle steamer in the worl...

Waverley At Night , Glasgow

F: Glasgow Science Centre & Waverley Paddle Steamer

por Scott Anderson, 30 metros de distancia

Glasgow Science Centre & Waverley Paddle Steamer

G: Glasgow Science Centre

por Daniel Oi, 170 metros de distancia

Glasgow Science Centre

H: Millenium Bridge at sunset, Glasgow

por Benoit Nicolet, 230 metros de distancia

Millenium Bridge at sunset, Glasgow

I: Glasgow Science Centre

por Scott Anderson, 230 metros de distancia

Glasgow Science Centre

J: BBC Scotland Building Corner

por Daniel Oi, 270 metros de distancia

BBC Scotland Building Corner

Este panorama fue tomado en Scotland, Europe

Esta es una vista general de Europe

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.

Comparte este panorama