Lulworth Cove, Dorset, Invasion
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Фотограф: John Willetts ARPS EXPERT Время съемки: 10:07, 03/08/2007 - Views loading...

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Lulworth Cove, Dorset, Invasion

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In the early part of the 20th Century, many people feared an invasion by Germany. This was fuelled by the newspaper serialisation of William le Queux's 'What if' novel, 'The Invasion of 1910', which went on to sell over a million copies.

I am very grateful to these German reenactors for helping me recreate an early panorama showing, had the invasion actually have happened, how it would have been seen in Lulworth Cove.

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A: Lulworth Cove North Beach

Фотограф: Geoff Mather, На расстоянии 330 метров отсюда

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

Lulworth Cove North Beach

B: Lulworth Cove West Beach

Фотограф: Geoff Mather, На расстоянии 370 метров отсюда

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

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C: Lulworth Cove

Фотограф: Marek Koszorek, На расстоянии 400 метров отсюда

Lulworth Cove

D: Lulworth Cove Village

Фотограф: Geoff Mather, На расстоянии 490 метров отсюда

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

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E: Lulworth, Dorset. Fossilised Forest.

Фотограф: John Willetts ARPS, На расстоянии 530 метров отсюда

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

Lulworth, Dorset. Fossilised Forest.

F: Lulworth Cove

Фотограф: Marek Koszorek, На расстоянии 590 метров отсюда

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G: Lulworth Cove

Фотограф: Marek Koszorek, На расстоянии 610 метров отсюда

Lulworth Cove

H: Mupe Bay, Dorset

Фотограф: John Willetts ARPS, На расстоянии 1.5 км отсюда

Access to Mupe Bay is restricted because it is situated on a military firing range. However, when you...

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I: Worbarrow Bay

Фотограф: Sophie Morse, На расстоянии 1.5 км отсюда

This is a view looking across Worbarrow Bay from Mupe Rocks to Worbarrow Tout. On the other side of t...

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J: Man-o-War Cove

Фотограф: Marek Koszorek, На расстоянии 2.2 км отсюда

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

Man-o-War Cove

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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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