Scotland, UK, satellite image
Scotland, UK. North is at top. Natural colour satellite image showing Scotland in the United Kingdom, with the surrounding territories shaded out. The UK consists of the island of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - the north-eastern part of the island of Ireland (bottom left). Together these islands constitute the British Isles. Great Britain itself consists of Scotland (green), England (bottom right), and Wales (not seen). The Atlantic Ocean (blue, upper left), Irish Sea (blue, bottom centre), North Sea (blue, right) and Celtic Sea (not shown) surround the British Isles. Image compiled from data acquired by the LANDSAT 5 and 7 satellites, in 2000. Images highlighting all other regions of this country are available. For further information please
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The sinking of the Mary Rose during the Battle of the Solent, 1545, 1778 (engraving)
BAL362926 The sinking of the Mary Rose during the Battle of the Solent, 1545, 1778 (engraving) (later colouration) by Basire, James (1730-1802) (after); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Encampment of the English Forces near Portsmouth; The naval Battle of the Solent took place on 18 and 19 July 1545 fought between the fleets of Francis I of France and Henry VIII of England, in the Solent channel off the south coast of England between Hampshire and the Isle of Wight; The attacking fleet was repelled saving Portsmouth and England from French invasion; last moments of the Mary Rose; English warship; vice-flagship; sinking off Southsea Castle; with loss of most of the crew of 185 soldiers; 200 seamen and 30 gunners;); British, out of copyright
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Buildings of the world Exhibitions, 19th century
Exhibition buildings of world exhibitions in the 19th century: 1-3) Buildings for the World Exhibition 1893 in Chicago, USA: 1) Machine exhibition building, 2) Building for horticulture, 3) Exhibition area (bird's eye view); 4) Main building of the world exhibition Copenhagen in 1888; 5) Map of the Paris World exhibition in 1889; 6) Interior view of the machine exhibition building from the Paris World Exhibition in 1889. Wood engravings, published in 1897.