ⓘ Free online encyclopedia. Did you know? page 174

Melabes

The meaning of the name Melambes is not yet confirmed. It has its origin in ancient Greek and is probably related to Ancient Lappa region in Greece. According to tradition, the name represents the brightness of the sunrise in the region.

Plakias

Plakias is a village on the south coast of the Greek island of Crete, in the Rethymno regional unit, about 30 kilometres south of the city of Rethymno. It is part of the municipal unit Foinikas. It is surrounded by mountains to the north and the ...

Rethymno

Rethymno is a city of approximately 40.000 people in Greece, the capital of Rethymno regional unit on the island of Crete, a former Latin Catholic bishopric as Retimo and former Latin titular see. Rethymno was built in the times of the Minoan civ ...

Roussospiti

Roussospiti is a local community of the Rethymno Municipality in the Rethymno of the region of Crete established by Kallikratis reform. Previously, it was part of the former municipality of Rethymno. It is a traditional settlement and is classifi ...

Roustika

Roustika is a local community of the Rethymno Municipality in the Rethymno of the region of Crete established by Kallikratis reform. Previously, it was part of municipality of Nikiforos Fokas. Capital of the new municipality is Rethymnon. It is t ...

Xiro Chorio

Xiro Chorio is a hamlet of approximately 170 residents, which is part of the city of Rethymno, capital of Rethymno regional unit in the island of Crete, Greece. The village has access to miles and nice, and then to the Greek: Μύλοι) gorge, which ...

Mount Agathias

Located in the Rethymno regional unit, the Agathias stands close to the Psiloritis, the highest summit of Mount Ida massif and of the whole island. It belongs to the water divide between the southern part fo Crete, tributary of the Libyan Sea, an ...

Vasiliki, Lasithi

Vasiliki is the name of a village in the municipality of Ierapetra, in the prefecture of Lasithi, on Crete, and the name of the nearby Minoan archeological site. The site took its name from the village.

Motu Nui

Motu Nui is the largest of three islets just south of Easter Island and is the most westerly place in Chile and all of South America. All three islets have seabirds, but Motu Nui was also an essential location for the Tangata manu cult which was ...

Risin og Kellingin

Risin og Kellingin are two sea stacks just off the northern coast of the island of Eysturoy in the Faroe Islands close to the town of Eidi. The name Risin og Kellingin means The Giant and the Witch and relates to an old legend about their origins ...

Odense University

Odense University was a university in Odense, Denmark. It was established in 1966. In 1998, the university was merged with two other institutions to form the University of Southern Denmark. Its campus is now known as University of Southern Denmar ...

Over Holluf

Over Holluf is a small suburb in Odense Municipality on the island of Funen, Denmark. It is located in Fraugde Parish approximately 8 kilometers southeast of the Odense city center. As of 2019, Over Holluf held a population of 1.551. The area is ...

Roman Catholic bishopric of Odense

The former Roman Catholic bishopric of Odense was a bishopric on the Danish islands that included the islands of Funen, Langeland, Tåsinge, Lolland, Falster, Als and Æro. The diocese was disputed as suffragan between the archdioceses of Hamburg-B ...

Visby City Wall

Visby City Wall is a medieval defensive wall surrounding the Swedish town of Visby on the island of Gotland. As the strongest, most extensive, and best preserved medieval city wall in Scandinavia, the wall forms an important and integral part of ...

Bahia de Ponce

Bahia de Ponce is a bay in Barrio Playa, Ponce, Puerto Rico. The Bay is home to the most important commercial harbor on the Puerto Rico south coast and the second largest in Puerto Rico. The Cardona Island Light is located on the Bay to mark the ...

Condado Lagoon

Condado Lagoon is located in San Juan, Puerto Rico. It is an affluent body of water that flows freely between the Condado and Miramar neighborhoods of Santurce, a sector of San Juan.

La Perla, San Juan, Puerto Rico

La Perla is a historical shanty town astride the northern historic city wall of Old San Juan, Puerto Rico, stretching about 650 yards along the rocky Atlantic coast immediately east of the Santa Maria Magdalena de Pazzis Cemetery and down the slo ...

Martin Peña Channel

The Martin Peña Channel is a body of water in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The similarly named Martin Peña is a neighbourhood, with informal housing, adjacent to the channel. The channel runs from the San Juan Bay in the West to the Laguna San josé and ...

Puerta de Tierra, San Juan

Puerta de Tierra is a subbarrio occupying the eastern portion of the barrio of San Juan Antiguo in the municipality of San Juan, Puerto Rico. On October 15, 2019 it was added to the National Register of Historic Places, to be included with the Ol ...

San Juan Bay

San Juan Bay is the inlet adjacent to Old San Juan in northeastern Puerto Rico. It is about 3.5 miles in length, the largest body of water in an estuary of about 97 square miles of channels, inlets and eight interconnected lagoons. The San Juan b ...

Santurce, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Santurce is a barrio in the municipality of San Juan, Puerto Rico. Its population in 2010 was 81.251. It is also the biggest and most populated of all the districts in the capital with a bigger population than most municipalities of Puerto Rico a ...

Nuussuaq (district)

Nuussuaq is a district of Nuuk, the capital of Greenland, It is located in the northern part of the city, west and southwest of Nuuk Airport, approximately 4 km outside the city center.

Qinngorput

Qinngorput is a district of Nuuk, the capital of Greenland. It is located near to the east-northeast of the town centrum, south of Nuuk Airport, approximately 5 km outside of the city centre.

Aajuitsup Tasia

Aajuitsup Tasia is a large lake in central-western Greenland, in the Qeqqata municipality. It is located approximately 12 km northeast of Kangerlussuaq. It is of elongated oval shape, with its western shore at 67°04′45″N 50°30′02″W and its easter ...

Sanningasoq

Sanningasoq is a large oligotrophic twin lake in central-western Greenland, in the Qeqqata municipality. It is located approximately 9 km northeast of Kangerlussuaq. It is characteristic in that it is composed of two lakes connected via a narrow ...

Tasersuatsiaq

Tasersuatsiaq is a lake in central-western Greenland, in the Qeqqata municipality. It is located southeast of Kangerlussuaq, with a depth of 80 m, covering an area of 750ha. During the operating years of the American base at Bluie West Eight at K ...

Assorput Strait

Assorput Strait is a strait in the Uummannaq Fjord system in northwestern Greenland. It separates Uummannaq Island in the west from Salliaruseq Island in the east. The strait waterway connects inner Sarqarput Strait in the southern arm of Uummann ...

Salliaruseq Island

Salliaruseq Island is an uninhabited island in the Qaasuitsup municipality in northwestern Greenland. At 130 km 2, it is one of the larger islands in the Uummannaq Fjord system, located in its central part due east of Uummannaq Island. Air Greenl ...

Sarqarput Strait

Sarqarput Strait is a strait in the Uummannaq Fjord system in northwestern Greenland. It separates Uummannaq Island in the northeast from Nuussuaq Peninsula in the southwest. The strait waterway is part of the southern arm of Uummannaq Fjord, nar ...

Boai Road area

The Boai Road area is a historical neighbourhood in Haikou City, Hainan, China. It is located on the south side of the Haidian River, at the northern part of mainland Haikou. The main hub of the neighbourhood is the north-south Boai Road itself, ...

Meishe River

The Meishe River is a river within Haikou City, Hainan, China. Its source is the spillway at the east end of the Shapo Reservoir located just south of the city. The Meishe flows eastward under Longkun Road south of the Haikou East Railway Station ...

Nanhai Pearl Artificial Island

Nanhai Pearl Artificial Island is an artificial island under construction off the coast of Holiday Beach in Haikou Bay, Haikou, Hainan, China. The island is owned and being developed by HNA Group. As of April 2016, it consists of a roughly circul ...

Ruyi Island

Ruyi Island is an under-construction artificial island approximately 3 kilometres northeast of Haidian Island, Haikou, Hainan, China.

Dadonghai

Dadonghai is the urban area, about two kilometers east of Sanya City. Sanyas beach culture originated at Dadonghai, a congested strip of sand near the city center. There are loads of water sports on offer at Dadonghai.

Sanya Phoenix Airport railway station

Sanya Phoenix Airport railway station, alternatively Fenghuang Airport railway station or Fenghuangjichang railway station is a station of the Hainan Western Ring High-Speed Railway. It is located on the western outskirts of Sanya City, some 15 k ...

Sanya railway station

Sanya railway station is the station of the Hainan Eastern Ring High-Speed Railway and the Hainan Western Ring Railway in Hainan Island of the Peoples Republic of China. The southernmost railway station in China, it serves Sanya, the main city on ...

University of Sanya

University of Sanya was established in 2005 and endowed by Zhejiang Geely Holding Group as one of the first privately owned universities in China. Based in Sanya along the coast of the South China Sea, the university offers one of the best cultur ...

Boundary Island (Hainan)

Boundary Island is an island in Lingshui County, Hainan, China, located just off the south-east coast of Hainan Island, between Lingshui and Wanning, in Riyue Bay at 18.57864°N 110.195381°E  / 18.57864, 110.195381. This is the earliest developme ...

Bobcat Trail Habitation Cave

Coordinates are approximate, The site is within the Puuanahulu ahupuaa region of the North Kona District on the island of Hawaii. The exact location is kept restricted to avoid damage to the site. It is on U.S. Federal land which is part of the P ...

Cape Kumukahi

Cape Kumukahi is the easternmost point of the Big Island of Hawaii. It constitutes the eastern end of the East Rift Zone of Kīlauea which is prolonged under the sea beyond the course via the edge of Puna. Cape Kumukahi light is located on the Cape.

Coconut Island (Hawaii Island)

Coconut Island, or Mokuola is a small island in Hilo Bay, just offshore from Liliuokalani Park and Gardens, in Hilo, off the island of Hawaii. It is a small park, and is connected to the main island via a footbridge. The island includes a large g ...

Kazumura Cave

Kazumura Cave is a lava tube and has been surveyed at 40.7 miles long and 3.614 feet deep making it the longest and deepest lava tube in the world. The cave is located on the island of Hawaii on the eastern slope of Kīlauea. Kīlauea is the most r ...

Keahole Point

Keāhole Point is the westernmost point of the island of Hawaii. The Kona International Airport was moved here from directly north of the town of Kailua-Kona in 1970, when the previous smaller airstrip was converted into the Old Kona Airport State ...

Kekaha Kai State Park

Kekaha Kai State Park, formerly known as Kona Coast State Park, is a beach park located along the north Kona coast on the island of Hawaii. The main beach areas are Maniniowali Bay, Makalawena beach at Puu Alii Bay, and Mahaiula Bay. The parks na ...

Pololū Valley

Pololū is the northernmost of a series of erosional valleys forming the east coast of Kohala Mountain on the Island of Hawaii. The word pololū means "long spear" in the Hawaiian language.

Punaluu Beach

Punaluu Beach is a beach between Pāhala and Nāālehu on the Big Island of the U.S. state of Hawaii. The beach has black sand made of basalt and created by lava flowing into the ocean which explodes as it reaches the ocean and cools. This volcanic ...

Upolu Point

Upolu Point is the most northern point on the island of Hawaii in the Hawaiian Islands. It is an extruding landform created by cooled lava from an old eruption from Kohala volcano. The main town on the extrusion is Hawi, Hawaii about 2 miles inla ...

Waimanu Valley

Waimanu Valley is a remote valley on the northeast coast of Hawaii island. Besides the main Waimanu Stream, it includes Waihīlau Falls on a tributary.

Waipio Valley

Waipio Valley is a valley located in the Hamakua District of the Big Island of Hawaii. "Waipio" means "curved water" in the Hawaiian language. It was the capital and permanent residence of many early Hawaiian alii chiefs / kings up to the time of ...

Kawaikini

Kawaikini is the highest point on the Hawaiian Island of Kauai and in Kauai County and measures 5.243 feet in elevation. It is the summit of the islands inactive central shield volcano, Mount Waialeale. Other peaks on Kauai include: Waialeale, Na ...