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Petersfriedhof Salzburg

The Petersfriedhof or St. Peters Cemetery is - together with the burial site at Nonnberg Abbey - the oldest cemetery in the Austrian city of Salzburg, located at the foot of the Festungsberg with Hohensalzburg Castle. It is one of Salzburgs most ...

San Pietro ad Aram

The Basilica of San Pietro ad Aram is a Baroque-style, Roman Catholic church in Naples, Italy. It is located about a block from the church of the Santissima Annunziata on Corso Umberto I.

Basilica and Convent of San Francisco, Lima

Basilica y Convento de San Francisco is the Spanish name for Saint Francis Monastery located in Lima, Peru, south of Parque la Muralla and one block northeast from the Plaza Mayor, Lima. The church and convent are part of the Historic Centre of L ...

Znojmo Catacombs

The Znojmo Catacombs are a vast labyrinth of underground passageways, cellars and subcellars situated under the historic city of Znojmo, in the Czech Republic. They were initially developed for defensive purposes.

Atlantida (cave)

Atlantida is a karst cave in Ukraine, most famous for its unusual geology, rare formations, and pristine condition. It is located at the bank of the river Zbruch in Kamianets-Podilskyi Raion of the Khmelnytskyi Oblast, close to Zavallya village. ...

Cave castle

A cave castle or grotto castle is a residential or refuge castle that has been built into a natural cave. It falls within the category of hill castles. Unlike other types, such castles can only be assaulted from the front, or by drilling through ...

Cave gate

A cave gate is a manmade barricade typically placed at the entrance to a cave or just inside the entrance of a cave in an effort to impede or mitigate human access to a caves interior. The reason for gating a cave can be varied, but may include p ...

Cavelet

A cavelet is a small cave large enough for a human to enter but too small to qualify as an official cave. It must have been formed by the same natural geologic processes qualifying caves are formed from. Some small caves findings bring a much lar ...

Karst cave

A solutional cave or karst cave is a cave usually formed in the soluble rock limestone. It is the most frequently occurring type of cave. It can also form in other rocks, including chalk, dolomite, marble, salt beds, and gypsum.

Sukhanand Dham

’’Sukhanand Dham’’’ is located at a distance of about 10 km from the coty of Jawad, which is more of an ancient rock-cave that is located on the border of the Rajasthan State. This ashram is said to be built by the son of Vedavyasa, known by the ...

Tsagaan Agui

Tsagaan Agui or Tsagaan cave located in southwest-central Mongolia is a Paleolithic cave with a crystal-covered internal chamber which is rich with calcium carbonate crystals. The cave where 35.000-years-old materials were found, housed the Stone ...

The Child of the Cavern

Les Indes noires is a novel by the French writer Jules Verne, serialized in Le Temps in March and April 1877 and published immediately afterward by Pierre-Jules Hetzel. The first UK edition was published in October 1877 by Sampson Low, Marston, S ...

Deeper (Long novel)

Deeper is a 2007 novel by Jeff Long and is the sequel to his 1999 novel, The Descent. It continues the first books exploration of the dark subterranean world populated by the brutal hominid offshoot Homo hadalis.

The Descent (novel)

The Descent is a 1999 science fiction/horror novel by American author Jeff Long. It describes the discovery and exploration of an extensive labyrinth of tunnels and passages stretching throughout the Earths upper mantle, found to be inhabited by ...

The Lost Caverns of Tsojcanth

The Lost Caverns of Tsojcanth is an adventure module for the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game. It was written by Gary Gygax and published by TSR in 1982 for the first edition Advanced Dungeons & Dragons rules. The 64-page adventure be ...

Marabar Caves

The Marabar Caves are fictional caves in the novel A Passage to India and the film of the same name. The caves are based on the real life Barabar Caves located in the Jehanabad District of Bihar, India. They serve as an important plot location an ...

Tomb of the Lizard King

Tomb of the Lizard King is a D&amp,D adventure module published in 1982 by TSR. In Tomb of the Lizard King, the player characters are employed by the Count of Eor to investigate a monstrous force that has been terrorizing caravans and peasants ne ...

Boleigh Fogou

Boleigh Fogou is a fogou near St. Buryan in Cornwall. It can be reached via the B3315 Penzance to Lands End road near The Pipers standing stones. Iron Age pottery was found at the fogou along with carvings that may have been brought from elsewher ...

Bosporthennis

Bosporthennis is a hamlet south of Treen in the civil parish of Zennor on the Penwith peninsula in west Cornwall, England, United Kingdom.

Carn Euny

Carn Euny is an archaeological site near Sancreed, on the Penwith peninsula in Cornwall, United Kingdom with considerable evidence of both Iron Age and post-Iron Age settlement. Excavations on this site have shown that there was activity at Carn ...

Chysauster Ancient Village

Chysauster Ancient Village is a late Iron Age and Romano-British village of courtyard houses in Cornwall, United Kingdom, which is currently in the care of English Heritage. The village included eight to ten houses, each with its own internal cou ...

Halliggye Fogou

Halliggye Fogou is one of many fogous in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. The website is under the care of English heritage, and manages the property Trelowarren, where the transfer of the club Fogo is. Record transfer club Fogo free, but there ...

Pendeen Vau

Pendeen Vau is a fogou on the Cornish coast of England, near the village of Pendeen. It is situated at Pendeen farm, once the home of the renowned historian William Borlase about half a mile from Pendeen Lighthouse. As the fogou is on private lan ...

Gin Drinkers Line

The Gin Drinkers Line or Gin Drinkers Line was a British military defensive line against the Japanese invasion of Hong Kong during the Battle of Hong Kong in December 1941, part of the Pacific War. The concept came from Frances Maginot Line, buil ...

Kai Tak Nullah

The Kai Tak Nullah) is a nullah or watercourse that collects water from the rivers and streams flowing from the hills in northern New Kowloon. It empties into a narrow channel leading into the Kwun Tong Typhoon Shelter. Part of the nullah is cove ...

Subterranean rivers in Hong Kong

Many places in Hong Kong got their names from rivers. With urban development, many of these rivers are converted into sewers, as it is difficult to stop them flowing downhill.

Community of Metros

Community of Metros is a system of international railway benchmarking facilitated by the Transport Strategy Centre at Imperial College London. CoMET and Nova benchmarking group of Metros consists of large metro systems from around the world. The ...

Cross-platform interchange

A cross-platform interchange is a type of interchange between different lines at a metro station. The term originates with the London Underground, such layouts exist in other networks but are not commonly so named. In the United States, it is oft ...

Omaha Rapid Bus Transit

Omaha Rapid Bus Transit is a planned bus rapid transit service in Omaha, Nebraska, United States. It is to be operated by Metro Transit and will serve the central corridor of Dodge Street between Omahas Old Market entertainment district and Westr ...

Priority seat

Priority seats have been designated in public transport vehicles by certain transport operators to allow elderly, disabled, pregnant women and the injured to ride public transport with an equal degree of access and comfort as other people. Priori ...

Spanish solution

In railway and rapid transit parlance, the Spanish solution is a station layout with two railway platforms, one on each side of the track. This platform arrangement allows the separation of passenger streams by using one platform only for boardin ...

Logascica

Logascica Creek is a stream that flows across the Logatec Karst Field and collects water from the western dolomite area of the karst field. Logascica Creek starts at the confluence of Reka Ceek and Black Creek in Gorenji Logatec and it sinks into ...

Obrh

Obrh Creek is a losing stream that originates and terminates in the Loz Karst Field in the Municipality of Loska Dolina. It is a watercourse in the Ljubljanica watershed. It is created by the confluence of Little Obrh Creek and Big Obrh Creek, th ...

Owenbrean River

The Owenbrean River, is a small river in County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland which flows down from Cuilcagh Mountain before sinking underground, eventually reaching the Marble Arch Cave system. The river meets up with two other mountain rivers wit ...

Sinking Creek (New River tributary)

Sinking Creek is a river in the United States state of Virginia. Due to the karst topography northwest of Blacksburg, the river disappears underground and then re-emerges from springs as it flows into the New River.

Bievre (river)

The Bievre is a 36-kilometre long river of the Ile-de-France region that flows into the Seine in Paris. The name translates to "Beaver River" in English.

Bussento

The Bussento is a river in southwestern Italy. Originating from Cervati mountain, it flows in the Campanian territory of Cilento, in the Province of Salerno. Its mouth is by the Tyrrhenian Sea, nearby Policastro Bussentino.

Garrison Creek (Ontario)

Garrison Creek was a short stream about 7.7 kilometres long that flowed southeast into the west side of Toronto Harbour in Ontario, Canada. It has been largely covered over and filled in, but geographical traces of the creek can still be found. T ...

Maldonado Stream

The Maldonado Stream, is an underground storm sewer in the city Buenos Aires, Argentina, that runs below Juan B. Justo Avenue. Originally a stream draining into the Rio de la Plata, its 21.3 kilometres length goes through 10 of the 47 barrios of ...

Menilmontant brook

Originally, the brook originated from several small creeks descending from the hills of Menilmontant, Belleville, Montmartre, Pre-Saint-Gervais. It was bypassing the hill of Menilmontant before sending itself into the Seine River at the level of ...

Neglinnaya River

The Neglinnaya River, also known as Neglinka, Neglinna, Neglimna, is a 7.5 km underground river in the central part of Moscow and a tributary of the Moskva River. It flows in the tunnels under Samotechnaya Street, Tsvetnoy Boulevard, Neglinnaya S ...

Poltva River

The Poltva River is a river in the western Ukrainian Oblast of Lviv and a tributary of the Bug River. The Poltva valley cuts between the Podilian Plateau and Roztichia. The capital of the Lviv Oblast, Lviv, is located on the river. In the 19th ce ...

Sapalewa River

According to the Central Maluku legend, the three rivers: Eti River, Tala River and Sapalewa River, flow from a sacred lake on the mountain peak called "Nunusaku". There grows a ficus tree with three big roots, each stretching in the direction of ...

Taddle Creek

Taddle Creek is a buried stream in Toronto, Ontario, Canada that flowed a southeasterly course about six kilometres long, from St. Clair Avenue west of Bathurst Street through the present site of Wychwood Park, through the University of Toronto, ...

Unica (river)

The Unica is a river in Slovenia. It starts as the underground confluence of the Pivka and the Rak in the Planina Cave. This is the largest confluence of underground rivers in Europe. 300 meters further, the Unica emerges near Planina. It then is ...

Zenne

The Zenne or Senne is a small river that flows through Brussels, left tributary of the Dijle/Dyle. Its source is in the village of Naast near the municipality of the city of Arlon. This is an indirect tributary of the Scheldt through the Rupel an ...

Boulby Mine

Boulby Mine is a 200-hectare site located just south-east of the village of Boulby, on the north-east coast of the North York Moors in Redcar and Cleveland, England. It is run by Cleveland Potash Limited, which is now a subsidiary of Israel Chemi ...

China Jinping Underground Laboratory

The China Jinping Underground Laboratory is a deep underground laboratory in the Jinping Mountains of Sichuan, China. The cosmic ray rate in the laboratory is under 0.2 muons/m²/day, placing the lab at a depth of 6720 m.w.e. and making it the bes ...

Kimballton, Virginia

Kimballton is an unincorporated community in Giles County, Virginia, United States. Kimballton is located on Stony Creek, 4.2 miles northeast of Pearisburg. Virginia Techs Kimballton Underground Research Facility, a low-background physics laborat ...

Craighead Caverns

Craighead Caverns is an extensive cave system located in between Sweetwater and Madisonville, Tennessee. It is best known for containing the United States largest and the worlds second largest non-subglacial underground lake, The Lost Sea. In add ...

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