Friday, December 6, 2019

Man made wonders

Wonders which have been created (mainly) by man.

Church of the Holy Ascension in Unalaska

Old Russian Orthodox church, built in 1826. Location, GPS coordinates: 53.87565 N 166.53645 W Categories: Churches Values: Architecture Rating: Where is located? North America, United States, Alaska, Unalaska { "@context": "http://schema.org/", "@type": "TouristAttraction", "name": "Church of the...

Swan Point

One of the oldest dated archaeological sites in Alaska, from 12,300 BC. Finds in Swan Point have cultural similarities to Siberian cultures. Location, GPS coordinates: 64.30055...

Petroglyph Beach

Some 40 different signs and symbols have been hewn in the boulders and rock outcrops at the sea, in Petroglyph Beach. It is possible...

Onion Portage Archaeological District in Alaska

Prehistoric settlement at the caribou migration river crossing point. Onion Portage has been inhabited by numerous cultures from 6500 BC to 1700 AD and...

Ipiutak Site

Major site of Ipiutak culture, inhabited around 100 BC - 800 AD. Found sites of some 600 houses, although these could have existed in...

Broken Mammoth

One of the oldest archaeological sites in Alaska, inhabited in 9,000 - 10,000 BC. It is possible that inhabitants of Broken Mammoth hunted mammoths. Location,...

Adamagan

Ancient centre of Aleuts. Around 1 100 BC - 100 AD in Adamagan lived up to 1000 people. They built more than 250 subterranean...

Fig Island shell rings

A group of shell rings - ring-shaped shell middens which are up to 6 meters high. The largest ring has a diameter of some...

Hampton Plantation

Historic plantation house which was built in 1735-1790 (or 1791). This wooden house is designed in Georgian style. Location, GPS coordinates: 33.2012 N 79.4346 W Categories: Palaces, country...

Millford Plantation

Magnificent plantation house in the Greek Revival style. It was constructed in 1839-1841 by the Manning family, one of the largest slaveholders of the...