5 Likes

Dawulun Gun Emplacement(Viewing Platform)
Taiwan

Dawulun Gun Emplacement is the national class II historic relic. It is a very important military base to safeguard the west side of Keelung Harbor. During the Opium War in 1840 and the Sino-French War in 1884, the court of Ching Dynasty has sent military force to guard this place.

The gun emplacement looks down to Lovers Lake to the west, Dawulun Bay to the north, Keelung and East Sea to the east. Walking up on a pebble footpath full of falling leaves, one will see the original structure of the gun emplacement, chassis, mechanical belt and storage room. Walls were made from stones with arched windows. Since the platform is at the high point facing the ocean, there are lots scenes to view over northeastern cape from platform, such as Keelung Islet, Waimu Shan seashore and Badouzih.


External link : http://tour.klcg.gov.tw/english/b/b01_01.asp?sid=31&id=360

View More »

Copyright: Tim8809
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 12784x6392
Uploaded: 27/08/2010
Updated: 25/09/2014
Views:

...


Tags: fort; emplacement; relic; keelung; taiwan
comments powered by Disqus

tim8809
大武崙砲台(南稜堡)
tim8809
Dawulun Gun Emplacement(Artillery Emplacement Area)
tim8809
大武崙砲台(北稜堡)
tim8809
Dawulun Gun Emplacement(Barracks)
tim8809
Dawulun Gun Emplacement(East Ridge Fort)
tim8809
Lovers Lake(Viewing Castle)
tim8809
情人湖公園(金雞,金蛋)
tim8809
Lovers Lake(Hanging Bridge)
tim8809
Lovers Lake(Turist Center)
tim8809
Lovers Lake(Lake Side)
tim8809
Lovers Lake(Entrance)
tim8809
Lovers Lake(Eagle Rock Observation Deck)
yunzen liu
Huangshan Giant-fish Peak in Anhui
Lev Trusov
Ruined Water Mill in Yuryatino
Martin Micallef
St Lawrence Collegiate Chuch Birgu 2004 Malta
Paradores: Granada
Markus Matern
Surfing at Eisbach
yunzen liu
Jiuzhaigou Valley----Long Lake (Changhai)
Sotero Ferreira
Ermida Nª Srª da Conceição - Tomar
Costas Vassis
Vikos Gorge
C B Arun Kumar
Trimurti Elephanta Caves
Jan Vrsinsky
In front of Temple of a Thousand Warriors in Chichen Itza
yunzen liu
Lijiang3- Scenery and natural wonders(guilin china)
Carel Struycken
Monolake in Winter
tim8809
Shiding Town Hiking Trail(WuTu River-North)
tim8809
Gwandu Wharf
tim8809
Linshan Cape(Windkanter Coast)
tim8809
Taipei County Martyr's Shrine
tim8809
Baisanwan(West)
tim8809
Tamsui Culture Park(Park trails)
tim8809
Hongshulin Bicycle Sidewalk(Wetland)
tim8809
Huafan University(Bodhi Avenue)
tim8809
Yuanshan Children's Recreation Center(Carousel)
tim8809
Tamsui Inside Stonewall(Main Room)
tim8809
Sijhih Xinshan Dream Lake(South)
tim8809
Guandu Temple
More About Asia

Asia is the biggest continent on Earth, a darling little gem floating around in space.Hm, what is Asia? Who's in on it?China and India are safe bets for Asian nations. Korea, Japan, Thailand, you're fine.Europe? No. Europe would sort of be on the "Asian continent" if not for those pesky Ural mountains dividing things up in the middle, and then also the whole lineage of kings and wealth and nations and the EU and all that "give me my respect" stuff.Russia would probably be happiest as its own continent, so for now we'll leave it in "Eurasia" and just hope the natural gas supplies keep flowing.Pakistan and Afghanistan are dang close to Asia, but politically they show up in "Middle East" news stories an awful lot. Verdict: Eurasia.I guess we'll actually have to consider everything from Turkey on eastward to be "Eurasian", although the moniker seems overlappitory of the territory.The Asian economy is now officially raging like a wild furnace of lava that consumes everything in its path. Japan has had the largest individual economy in Asia for decades, but it is forecast that both India and China will outstrip Japan within twenty years.China is the largest holder of United States debt and is positioned to become the world's next superpower, provided that Godzilla doesn't return and decide to stomp everybody back into the Shang Dynasty.Text by Steve Smith.