Swiss Jura

Swiss Jura

 

the part of the Jura Mountains situated in Switzerland. The range extends approximately 200 km, with elevations to 1,679 m (Mont Tendre).

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Between Lake Geneva and the Swiss Jura, more than 100m (328ft) below the surface, lies a circular tunnel, 27km (17 miles) in circumference, containing superconducting magnets that accelerate protons almost to the speed of light.
He's in the Swiss Jura to discover the secrets of a giant network of tunnels and chambers, home to an empire.
He's in the Swiss Jura mountains to discover the secrets of a giant network of tunnels and chambers.
ATTENBOROUGH AND THE EMPIRE OF THE ANTS Thursday, BBC2, 9.30pm DAVID ATTENBOROUGH introduces viewers to the protagonists of a spectacular story - the queens and workers of an incredible ant society in the Swiss Jura mountains.
ATTENBOROUGH AND THE EMPIRE OF THE ANTS THURSDAY, BBC2, 9.30PM WINTER in the Swiss Jura Mountains.
In the Vallee de Joux, at the heart of the Swiss Jura, numerous masterpieces are created in limited series embodying a remarkable degree of horological perfection, including daring, sporty models, classic and traditional timepieces, splendid ladies' jewelry watches, as well as one-of-a-kind creations.
Summary: Stunning creations unveiled at the Maison last month highlighted the savoir- faire and the vision that propelled Piaget from its humble beginnings in the Swiss Jura to becoming an unstoppable creative pioneer all over the world.
Strasser.Carbon and oxygen isotope records of palaeoenvironmental and carbonate production changes in shallow marine carbonates (Kimmeridgian swiss Jura).Geological Magazine First view 1-21 (2010).
On moving to Switzerland in the 1990s, he set shop in the town of Sainte- Croix in the Swiss Jura mountains.
Charles-Edouard Jeanneret, who later assumed the name of Le Corbusier--apparently derived from the name of a distant ancestor Lecorbesier--was born in 1887 in the watch-making town of La Chaux-de-Fonds in the Swiss Jura. His father was a watch engraver and enameller, and his mother was a piano teacher.
In 1832, Longines set up shop in what was then a small village nestling in a valley deep in the Swiss Jura mountains: Saint-Imier.
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