De Redder Hoek Van Holland
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De Redder Hoek Van Holland

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A: RPA16 Engineroom

de Willem Schulte, la distanta de 90 metri

RPA16 Engineroom

B: RPA16 top deck

de Willem Schulte, la distanta de 90 metri

RPA16 top deck

C: Hoek of Holland Boulevard

de Henk van den Berg, la distanta de 290 metri

Shot taken on a dul day in March.

Hoek of Holland Boulevard

D: Hoek of Holland boulevard

de Henk van den Berg, la distanta de 380 metri

Looking towards the maas entrance at Hoek of Holland

Hoek of Holland boulevard

E: Lighthouse in Hoek van Holland

de Willem Schulte, la distanta de 690 metri

The old lighthouse "Het hoge licht" (the high light) in Hoek van Holland. This 26 meter high cast iro...

Lighthouse in Hoek van Holland

F: The Lighthouse Hook of Holland Stena Line

de Henk van den Berg, la distanta de 720 metri

The plan for placement of the first lighthouse of Hook of Holland dates from the time of the construc...

The Lighthouse Hook of Holland Stena Line

G: Noorderhoofd Hoek van Holland

de Johan Louw, la distanta de 780 metri

noorderhoofd - hoek van holland

Noorderhoofd Hoek van Holland

H: Rescue and ferry museum Jan Lels, Hoek van Holland

de Willem Schulte, la distanta de 940 metri

Since 1986 there is a museum in an old ammo bunker built in 1943 in Hoek van Holland. The rescue and ...

Rescue and ferry museum Jan Lels, Hoek van Holland

I: The point of Rozenburg, Netherlands

de Willem Schulte, la 1.3 km distanta

The point of Rozenburg is a recreational area on the land between the Nieuwe Waterweg and the Calandk...

The point of Rozenburg, Netherlands

J: Zekkenweg Hoek Van Holland

de Henk van den Berg, la 1.7 km distanta

Zekkenweg Hoek Van Holland

Aceasta panorama a fost facuta in Netherlands, Europe

Aceasta este un ansamblu a 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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