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Tidal Bores Of The British Isles - Major Rivers Of The British Isles

Tidal Bores Of The British Isles - Major Rivers Of The British Isles

Blog: "It is not known. The earliest recorded ‘making’ of a Freemason in England is that of Elias Ashmole in 1646. Organised Freemasonry began with the founding of the Grand Lodge of England on 24 June 1717, the first Grand Lodge in the world. lreland followed in 1725 and Scotland in 1736. ALL THE REGULAR GRAND LODGES IN THE WORLD TRACE THEMSELVES BACK TO ONE OR MORE OF THE GREAND LODGES IN THE BRITISH ISLES. There are two main theories of origin. According to one, the operative stonemasons…

Blog: "It is not known. The earliest recorded ‘making’ of a Freemason in England is that of Elias Ashmole in 1646. Organised Freemasonry began with the founding of the Grand Lodge of England on 24 June 1717, the first Grand Lodge in the world. lreland followed in 1725 and Scotland in 1736. ALL THE REGULAR GRAND LODGES IN THE WORLD TRACE THEMSELVES BACK TO ONE OR MORE OF THE GREAND LODGES IN THE BRITISH ISLES. There are two main theories of origin. According to one, the operative stonemasons…

Earthquakes around the British Isles in the last 50 days

Earthquakes around the British Isles in the last 50 days

beachy head, england. photo credit: christopher hope-fitch.

England's Breathtakingly Beautiful Chalk Cliffs

Beachy Head - a chalk headland in South England, East Sussex, east of the Seven Sisters. Beachy Head & Seven Sisters are often mistaken for the White Cliffs of Dover which face France.

Instrumental (red) and historical (yellow) earthquakes in the British Isles from the BGS earthquake catalogue (Musson, 1996). Earthquake symbols are scaled by magnitude.

Earthquakes in the British Isles

Environment Photo credit: Aurora borealis lights up the sky over Dunstanburgh Castle in Northumberland, England. Owen Humphreys/PA Catching a glimpse of the northern lights is apparently the top experience for Britons compiling a "bucket list" of must-do experiences before they die. It’s not surprising, the aurora borealis is a breathtakingly beautiful natural phenomenon, but one that is seldom seen from the British Isles.

What Caused Those Spectacular Northern Lights – And How You Can Catch Them Next Time

Scientists still don't know what caused the mysterious phenomenon 'Steve'.

Differences in altitudes and gases create a variety of colors, like this rare red Aurora, Denmark.

Top 10 Places to See the Northern Lights

Aurora sometimes tricks the uninitiated into thinking dawn has arrived early (NASA Image Database)

Taranis Wheel - In Celtic mythology Taranis was the god of thunder worshipped essentially in Gaul, the British Isles, but also in the Rhineland and Danube regions amongst others. Many representations of a bearded god with a thunderbolt in one hand and a wheel in the other have been recovered from Gaul, where this deity apparently came to be syncretised with Jupiter. The Taranis wheel, more specifically the chariot wheel with six or eight spokes,

taranis wheel in celtic mythology taranis was the god of thunder .

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