Svartisen - Black ice glacier - 1
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Svartisen - Black ice glacier - 1

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Svartisen - Black ice glacier

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Imágenes cercanas en Norway


A: Svartisen - Black ice glacier - 2

por Henk Keijzer, 60 metros de distancia

Svartisen - Black ice glacier

Svartisen - Black ice glacier - 2

B: Engenbreen

por Dag Andersen, a 3.4 km.


C: Varde sculpture in Bjærangsfjorden

por Dag Andersen, a 6.1 km.

Varde sculpture in Bjærangsfjorden

D: Vasdalsvik, Meløy

por Dag Andersen, a 13.2 km.

Vasdalsvik, Meløy

E: Welcome to Grønøy

por Dag Andersen, a 15.7 km.

Welcome to Grønøy

F: Cable car by Fykan

por Dag Andersen, a 16.3 km.

Cable car by Fykan

G: Fykan bridge

por Dag Andersen, a 16.4 km.

Fykan bridge

H: Fykan Canyon

por Dag Andersen, a 16.4 km.

Fykan Canyon

I: Holmvassdammen

por Dag Andersen, a 16.9 km.


J: Ørnes i Meløy

por Dag Andersen, a 18.3 km.

Ørnes i Meløy

Este panorama fue tomado en Norway, 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.

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