Peter the Great, Equestrian Statue, St Petersburg
View of the equestrian statue to Peter the Great (1672 - 1725) in St Petersburg, Russia. Known as the Bronze Horseman, it was installed in 1782. The pedestal is an enormous boulder known as the Thunder Stone, which was moved into position by 400 men over the space of nine months. Part of the Admiralty building can be seen on the right. Date: circa 1904
© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection
Lunar landscape in Taurus-Littrow region, Apollo17
Lunar landscape: view of the boulder-coveredsurface of the Moon in the Taurus-Littrow region, seen during the Apollo 17 mission. Apollo 17landed on the Moon on 11 December 1972. The site, to the east of the Sea of Serenity, was chosen forits expected geological diversity - containingrocks of many types and ages. Astronaut EugeneCernan was accompanied by Astronaut HarrisonSchmitt on this mission; Schmitt is the onlyprofessional geologist to have visited the Moon.During their 75 hour stay on the Moon, Schmitt andCernan made three excursions in the Lunar RovingVehicle (LRV) and collected 110kg of Moon rocks.
© Nasa/Science Photo Library
Boulder Colorado US City Street Map
Vector Illustration of a City Street Map of Boulder, Colorado, USA. Scale 1:60, 000.
All source data is in the public domain.
U.S. Geological Survey, US Topo
USGS The National Map: National Hydrography Dataset (NHD)
USGS The National Map: National Transportation Dataset (NTD)
© Frank Ramspott, all rights reserved