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Mowbray Gardens

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Sited just off the main shopping area to Sunderland, Mowbray Gardens comprises the refurbishment of the existing Sunderland Museum and the construction of an adjoining Winter Gardens together with general improvements within Mowbray Park.

Across the lake from the Winter Gardens is a life-size bronze walrus cast by artist Andrew Burton. This sculpture being inspired by a story that
the Lewis Carroll wrote the poem "The Walrus and the Carpenter" in his book Alice Through the Looking Glass after seeing a stuffed walrus in
the lobby of the original Sunderland Museum.

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A: Sunderland

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Situated on the North Bank of the River Wear, between the Wear Bridge and Sunderland University's St....

Sunderland

B: University Of Sunderland

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The Sir Tom Cowie Campus at St Peter's is one of 2 sites of the University of Sunderland and has won ...

University Of Sunderland

C: National Glass Centre Sunderland

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The National Glass Centre is located alongside the River Wear near Sunderland city centre and is adja...

National Glass Centre Sunderland

D: NGC Sunderland Glass Roof

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View from the glass roof above the National Glass Centre in Sunderland. Based in a spectacular contem...

NGC Sunderland Glass Roof

E: Sunderland Marina

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View of the Marina at North Dock in Sunderland, featuring the sculpture Taking Flight. Steel girders ...

Sunderland Marina

F: Sunderland Marine Activities Centre

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View from floating jetty at Sunderland Marine Activities Centre. The waterfront in Sunderland has bee...

Sunderland Marine Activities Centre

G: High Tide Sculptures on Roker Beach

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High Tide is the final sculpture of the St. Peter’s Riverside Sculpture Project, installed in 2001 on...

High Tide Sculptures on Roker Beach

H: Hahnemann Court Foyer - Southwick, Sunderland

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Hahnemann Court Foyer - Southwick, Sunderland

I: Miners' Memorial Garden

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The New Herrington Miners' Memorial Garden was opened in July 2004 to remember the miners who lost th...

Miners' Memorial Garden

J: Herrington Country Park

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Herrington Country Park is a major example of regeneration of the North East's industrial past. It wa...

Herrington Country Park

此全景拍摄于England, Europe

这是一个概述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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