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Vladivostok occupies the southern part of the Murav'ev-Amursky peninsula. It is located in the Zolotoy Rog Bay. The city stretches along the eastern coast of the Amur Bay, more than 9,000 kilometers dividing it with its capital. The city port is located on the Pacific coast. Also in Vladivostok there is a large airport of international importance. The climate in the city is monsoon; precipitation falls on the order of 690 millimeters a year, most of them in summer and spring. The city has a wonderful aquarium, a botanical garden, beaches, and a lot of attractive attractions and entertainment. Vladivostok is a fairly large-scale city with an area of 561.5 square kilometers.
In Vladivostok, there are many historical monuments, which will be interesting to see for all the guests of the city. One of them is the Primorsky State Joint Museum named after V.K. … Open
The city was explored by Russian seafarers in the middle of the 19th century, and in 1860 on the shore of the Zolotoy Rog bay the crew of the Russian sailboat "Manchur" founded a military post, which was later named Vladivostok. Soon Vladivostok became the administrative center of the district, and in 1879 the steamship line connected the city with St. Petersburg and Odessa. In 1880, a special "military governorate" was introduced in Vladivostok, and it received the status of a city. From 1888 it became the center of the Primorsky region.
At the end of the 19th century, the construction of the Khabarovsk-Vladivostok railway was completed, and in 1903 a railway communication was established from the capital, which became possible due to the completion of the construction of the Great Siberian Railway. Vladivostok is becoming a major center of shipping and trade, which contributes to the rapid development of the city. Commercial vessels regularly visited the port of Vladivostok, a significant part of which were Korean and Chinese ships. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
One of the most popular gastronomic establishments in Vladivostok is the Michelle restaurant, located in one of the high-rise buildings of the city. The restaurant's hall is decorated with … Open
Foreign traders actively imported flour, tea, rice, sugar, groceries and manufactured goods into the city. Crabs, wood, dried fish, sea kale, trepang and other priceless seafood were exported from Vladivostok in huge quantities. In 1917, after the accomplishment of the revolution, the government constantly changed in the city. In April the next year in Vladivostok, a military landing of American, Japanese and British troops landed. Later, Admiral A.V. Kolchak arrived here, and in early 1920 power was transferred to the zemstvo council. Only in the early 90s of the last century did Vladivostok gain political stability, begin to develop and confidently look to the future.
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UFO Tooth Wheel

From the series “Most curious artifacts of extraterrestrial origin”
In another way, the origin of the metal object can not be explained because humans began to produce such components for optical devices and cars relatively recently - in the first half of the 19th century. But the scientists do not make any definitive conclusions. The toothed gear has yet to be subjected to many tests. … Read further
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