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Lulworth Cove

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A: Lulworth Cove

di Marek Koszorek, 20 metri di distanza

Lulworth Cove

B: Lulworth Cove Village

di Geoff Mather, 150 metri di distanza

A small stream flows down thru the Lulworth Cove village and opens out into this small pond before fl...

Lulworth Cove Village

C: Lulworth Cove

di Marek Koszorek, 200 metri di distanza

Lulworth Cove

D: Lulworth Cove West Beach

di Geoff Mather, 230 metri di distanza

This semi-circular Bay is a natural harbour on the Dorset Coast, part of the Jurassic Coast that  ext...

Lulworth Cove West Beach

E: Lulworth Cove North Beach

di Geoff Mather, 280 metri di distanza

This semi-circular Bay is a natural harbour on the Dorset Coast, part of the Jurassic Coast that  ext...

Lulworth Cove North Beach

F: Lulworth Cove, Dorset, Invasion

di John Willetts ARPS, 590 metri di distanza

In the early part of the 20th Century, many people feared an invasion by Germany. This was fuelled by...

Lulworth Cove, Dorset, Invasion

G: Lulworth, Dorset. Fossilised Forest.

di John Willetts ARPS, 1.1 km di distanza

This remarkable fossil forest is 135 million years old. The primitive trees resemble tree ferns that ...

Lulworth, Dorset. Fossilised Forest.

H: Man-o-War Cove

di Marek Koszorek, 1.6 km di distanza

Man of War Bay encloses Man O'War Cove on the Dorset coast in southern England, called sometimes Jurr...

Man-o-War Cove

I: Durdle Door

di Sophie Morse, 1.7 km di distanza

I took this photograph here as it was very crowded and also they were filming something or other and ...

Durdle Door

J: Durdle Door Sunrise - Dorset

di Aaron Radford, 1.7 km di distanza

Another day another place on our Travels! Durdle Door, a natural limestone arch on the Jurassic Coast...

Durdle Door Sunrise - Dorset

Questo panorama è stato scattato in England, 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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