By Daniel Smith
Ever questioned what it takes to get into fortress Knox? Fancied a peek contained in the Coca-Cola safeguard Deposit field? could you dare to go to 3 Mile Island? the realm is stuffed with mystery locations that we both dont learn about, or couldnt stopover at whether we would have liked to. you can now glimpse the Tora Bora caves in Afghanistan, stopover at the Tuscon Titan Missile web site, travel the Vatican documents, or see the Chapel of the Ark. This attention-grabbing consultant booklet takes a glance at a hundred locations world wide which are both so demanding to arrive, so heavily guarded, or so mystery that they're nearly most unlikely to go to the other approach.
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It carried three nuclear-armed ballistic missiles, each with a relatively short range of around 150 km (95 miles). 2 SECRET SCAVENGER The Glomar Explorer was built by the US especially for the salvage operation. The vessel’s cover story held that it belonged to a company owned by billionaire industrialist Howard Hughes, and was intended for use in projects to extract minerals from the ocean floor. 2 The Great Pacific Garbage Patch LOCATION North Pacific Ocean NEAREST POPULATION HUB Honolulu, Hawaii, USA SECRECY OVERVIEW Jurisdiction uncertain: the world’s biggest rubbish dump.
Where else could you catch a glimpse inside the caves of Tora Bora, learn about the CIA headquarters or peek into the vaults of the Bank of England, all without having to get out of your armchair? We start our tour far below the waves of the Pacific Ocean, looking at a submarine wreck that symbolizes all the intrigue of the Cold War. From there we gradually work our way eastward around the globe, stopping off in locations as disparate as Washington, DC, the Vatican Secret Archives, a mountain lair in North Korea and a satellite station in the Outback of Australia.
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100 Places You Will Never Visit by Daniel Smith