Porthcothan Bay is a small village situated in North Cornwall (between
Newquay and Padstow) on the southernmost tip of the UK. To the north
and south is one of the most beautiful stretches of coastline to be
found anywhere in the world.
is a city landscape fine art photographer living in Kiev, Ukraine. He
was born in Poltava region, Ukraine. He has always liked taking
pictures and admired the classic photographers like Ansel Adams, Alfred
Stieglitz and a Chinese artist Dong Hong-Oai.
He experiments with the traditional Chinese style, added calligraphy
and modeled an ancient style in his travel urban photographs.
Thames Barrier is located downstream of central London. Operational
since 1982, its purpose is to prevent the floodplain of all but the
easternmost boroughs of Greater London from being flooded by
exceptionally high tides and storm surges moving up from the North Sea.
When needed, it is closed (raised) during high tide; at low tide it can
be opened to restore the river's flow towards the sea.
As one of the most iconic images of Scotland, Eilean Donan is
recognised all around the world.
Situated on an island at the point where three great sea lochs meet,
and surrounded by some majestic scenery, it is little wonder
that the castle is now one of the most visited and important
attractions in the Scottish highlands.
across the strait and Anglesey increased in the early 19th century
after the Act of Union of 1800, when Ireland joined the United Kingdom.
Travellers to the ferry port of Holyhead, where ships left for Ireland,
had to make the dangerous crossing after a long and arduous journey
Soon plans were drawn up by Thomas Telford for ambitious improvements
to the route from London to Holyhead, including a bridge over the Menai.
clear frosty nights in winter, soft ice crystals might form on
vegetation or any object that has been chilled below freezing point by
radiation cooling. This deposit of ice crystals is known as hoar frost
and may sometimes be so thick that it might look like snow.
On this occasion the day's sunshine failed to melt the frost.
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