Mallaig Slipway, Scotland
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Mallaig Slipway, Scotland

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A: Mallaig Harbour,Scotland

av Scott Anderson, 120 meter bort

Mallaig Harbour,Scotland

B: East Bay, Mallaig, Scotland

av Scott Anderson, 170 meter bort

East Bay, Mallaig, Scotland

C: Mallaig From The Hills

av Scott Anderson, 560 meter bort

Mallaig From The Hills

D: Full Moon At Camas Rubha a' Mhurain

av Ronald Tichelaar, 7.0 km bort

The B8008, a coastal road north from Arisaig takes you along one of the most breathtaking views Scotl...

Full Moon At Camas Rubha a' Mhurain

E: Armadale Ferry Port Skye To Mallaig Scotland

av Geoff Mather, 7.7 km bort

The approachs to the port across Loch Alsh to Mallai.

Armadale Ferry Port Skye To Mallaig Scotland

F: Armadale Ferry Port Skye Scotland

av Geoff Mather, 7.7 km bort

More visitors to Skye arrive up the ramp.

Armadale Ferry Port Skye Scotland

G: Arisaig Boatyard , Scotland , UK

av Alan McLean (Albiphotography), 10.7 km bort

Arisaig is found on the Road to the Isles just south of Mallaig .You can travel to the small isles fr...

Arisaig Boatyard , Scotland , UK

H: WWII Memorial , Arisaig , Scotland

av Alan McLean (Albiphotography), 10.7 km bort

This is a memorial for the Czech and Slovak soldiers who trained here between 1941 and 1943 .They tra...

WWII Memorial , Arisaig , Scotland

I: Arisaig , Scotland

av Alan McLean (Albiphotography), 10.8 km bort

Arisaig is found on the Road to the Isles a few miles south of Mallaig .It is a popular place for tou...

Arisaig , Scotland

J: Arisaig Harbour Pontoon , Scotland

av Alan McLean (Albiphotography), 10.9 km bort

Known as The Gateway to the Small Isles , Arisaig harbour is the perfect starting point for trips to ...

Arisaig Harbour Pontoon , Scotland

Det här panoramat togs i Scotland, Europe

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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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