Kerry Gap Of Dunloe - Stream
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Kerry Gap Of Dunloe - Stream

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Immagini nelle vicinanze di Ireland

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A: Black Lake

di Wojciech Fuchs, 290 metri di distanza

Black Lake

B: Macgillycuddy's Reeks

di Mariusz Kalinowski, 830 metri di distanza

MacGillycuddy's Reeks (Irish: Na Cruacha Dubha, meaning "the black stacks") is a mountain range in Co...

Macgillycuddy's Reeks

C: Gap of Dunloe MK

di Mariusz Kalinowski, 1.1 km di distanza

Gap of Dunloe MK

D: Mucros Lake

di Wojciech Fuchs, 6.4 km di distanza

Mucros Lake

E: Aerial Panorama of Hags Glen, Macgillycuddy Reeks, Co.Kerry, Ireland

di AerialPhoto.ie, 6.5 km di distanza

Aerial Panorama at the Hags Glen, Co.Kerry - March 2010. Visible are Lough Callee, Coomcallee and the...

Aerial Panorama of Hags Glen, Macgillycuddy Reeks, Co.Kerry, Ireland

G: Killarney Ross Castle

di Volker Uhl, 7.3 km di distanza

Killarney Ross Castle

H: Magic Place

di Wojciech Fuchs, 7.3 km di distanza

Magic Place

I: Killarney Ross Castle

di Volker Uhl, 7.3 km di distanza

Killarney Ross Castle

J: Milky Way over Ross Castle

di Michał Nyklewicz, 7.3 km di distanza

A night view from the Ross Castle in Killarney in Ireland. The galactic core is hiding behind Purple ...

Milky Way over Ross Castle

Questo panorama è stato scattato in Ireland, Europe

Questa è una vista generale di 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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