Palm Islands

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Palm Islands

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(Placename) a group of three man-made island systems under construction just off the shore in Dubai, each in the shape of a palm tree
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Featuring 46 apartments and four penthouses, the development boasts bright, naturally-lit living spaces that offer views of the Palm islands.
The footie WAG and fashionista, 29, shared the snap of her descent towards the Palm Islands on Twitter Coleen called the dive an "amazing experience".
Summary: Every summer, the Palm Islands, a chain of islands rich with native flora and fauna, offer a diverse set of visitors a sun-soaked respite less than 10 nautical kilometers from the embattled city of Tripoli.
Frequently called the eighth wonder of the world, the Palm Islands of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates are the world's largest artificial islands, each manmade into the shape of a palm tree.
Extending Dubai's shoreline by a total of 520 kilometers the palm islands scatter themselves in a beautiful palm shape extending into the Arabian Gulf.
The Palm Islands are artificial peninsulas constructed using sand from the bottom of the Gulf.
Some of the company's most well known projects are Usselmeer in the Netherlands, the Palm Islands and The World in Dubai Contact Details: Van Oord Gulf FZE PO Box 18057 Jebel Ali Free Zone South Expansion Plot S, 10601 Dubai UAE Phone: +971 4 8860111 Fax: +971 4 8817396 Email: loc.
The Palm Islands may have had its growth stunted by the economic meltdown now descending upon the shores of Dubai and the other emirates.
The mandate is to design the bridges as impressive and aesthetically pleasing gateways reflecting the iconic status of Palm Deira, the largest of the Palm Islands under development in Dubai, said a Nakheel official.
What began life as a small fishing settlement, the Middle East state has seen a massive boom in interest among the wealthy following construction of the world's biggest artificial islands The first of the Palm Islands to be launched, Palm Jumeirah, is one of the largest man-made developments of all time.
Volcanic activity is causing various islands, notably Iceland and some of the Hawaiian islands, to increase in size, but for sheer speed, the anthropogenic island-building of Singapore and the Palm Islands of Dubai take the record.
The Palm Islands project is planned to take between three and four years to complete.