20th Century and Modern Era


Aircraft Carriers
© military-today.com

1. © Graphic Maps
2. Courtesy of Sean Brocklesby

Communication Satellites
© Gunter Dirk Krebs

Athletic Shoes and Equipment
© Nike Corporation

Bab al Mandab
1. Courtesy of Environment Information Coalition and the National Council for Science and the Environment
2. Courtesy of National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Boat People
© 2009 Canwest Publishing Inc.

Burj Dubai
1. © Image from Edelman, E-Architect
2. © Rem Koolhaas

Charter of the Indian Ocean Rim Association for Regional Co-operation
Public domain

Chikungunya Virus
1. Courtesy of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA
2. © Futura Sciences

Container Ships
1. © Diana Stevensails
2. Public domain

The Coral Triangle
1. © National Geographic
2. © WWF-Canon/ Jurgen FREUND
3. © World Wildlife Fund

Crew Aboard the Jewel of Muscat
Courtesy of www.jewelofmuscat.tv

1. Courtesy of Industcards
2. © Waterboys

Diego Garcia Island
1. Courtesy of United Nations Environment Programme
2. © Military Times

Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Climb Mt. Everest
1-2. © National Geographic

Endangered Species
1. © Kawika Chetron
2. Source Unknown
3. © Kendra

End of Apartheid in South Africa
1. © South-Africa-Tours-and-Travel
2. © bidorbuy.co.za South Africa

Entertainment Electronics
© Jess Hurd

First Saudi Oil Well - Dammam No. 7
1. Photographer: S.B. ‘Krug’ Henry, courtesy of Saudi Arabian Oil Company
2. © Snohetta, rendering by MIR

Genetically Modified High Yield Rice
© Dorling-Kindersley Images

Globally Produced Cell Phones
1. © Forrester Research
2. © AP / Shizuo Kamayashi
3. http://picasaweb.google.com/khanyile.a/TheDigitalDivide#5198359905193249970

Grameen Bank Microloans for Cell Phones
Courtesy of GrameenPhone

The Great Barrier Reef
Courtesy of European Space Agency

Gum Arabic
1. © Fortified Exports Resources Ltd.
2. Courtesy of Saudi Aramco World, Houston, TX

Help Desk Call Centers
Courtesy of Call Center

Hong Kong
1. Public domain
2. Courtesy of Deskpicture.com
3. Courtesy of Jonathan Stanley

Intercontinental Air Travel
1. © Encyclopedia Britannica
2. Courtesy of the United States Air Force
3. Public domain

International Whaling Commission (IWC)

The Java Trench
1. Courtesy of Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Illustration by Jack Cook
2. © Federation of American Scientists (FAS)

Jiddah Airport, Hajj Terminal
1. © Aga Khan Award for Architecture, Aga Khan Trust for Culture
2. Courtesy of Haazim

Liquid Natural Gas (LNG)
1. Public domain
2. © Belarusian Telegraph Agency (BELTA)

Lombok Strait
1. Courtesy of Arranfrood
2. © Lombok Beach Villas
3. Courtesy of NASA

Mahatma Gandhi
1. Public domain
2. © Dharasana

Majlis al-Jinn
1. © Krishnadas Guruvayur
2. Courtesy of Yousef Tuqan

Makka, The Modern Hajj
1. Public domain
2. © SacredSites.com
3. Courtesy of Ministry of Hajj, Government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Millennium development Goals
1. Courtesy of Susan Bastress
2. Courtesy United Nations Millennium Project

1. © Mogadishu.info
2. © BBC, London

Movies & Film Animation
1. © Microsoft, Inc./ India
2. Public domain

Natural Disaster Relief
1. Courtesy of The European International Model United Nations (TEIMUN)
2. Courtesy of the American Red Cross

Navy Dungarees and “Dixie Cup” Hat
© Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution

Opal Mines at Coober Pedy
1. © theopalminer.com
2. Courtesy of Delsjourney.com

1. © Finfacts
2. Courtesy of Energy Information Administration, United States Department of Energy

© MSNBC.com

Rabindranath Tagore, Nobel Prize Winner
1. © Nobel Foundation
2. Courtesy of The Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto (OISE/UT)

Robben Island
1-2. Public domain

SARS Virus
1. © 2005 Julia Liebner, Stanford University
2. Courtesy of the World Health Organization

Shabab Oman
Courtesy of the Ministry of Transport and Communication, Sultanate of Oman

© Singapore Tourism Board

Solar Eclipse
1-3. © National Geographic

Southern Ocean
Courtesy of the United States Central Intelligence Agency, CIA Factbook

Strait of Hormuz
© NASA, Washington, DC

Strait of Malacca
1. © Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc.
2. © Microsoft, Inc.

Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque
1-3. Courtesy of the Ministry of Information, the Sultanate of Oman

© Frontline

Sydney Opera House
Courtesy of Matthew Field

Synthetic Rubber
1. © Firestone (General) Tires, Akron, OH
2. Courtesy of the Library of Congress, Washington D.C.

Synthetic Silk Sample Book
Courtesy of Plastics Historical Society

1. Public domain
2. © The G.S. Haly Company

Tim Severin
1. © Tim Severin
2. Courtesy of Aramco Services Company

Tee Shirts
1. © 8ball Mail Order Ltd.
2. © MadMermaids Scuba Ltd.
3. © International Association of Teamwork Facilitators (IATF)

Tsunami Warning Systems
1. Courtesy of BBC, London

UNESCO and the World Heritage Program
1. Courtesy of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, World Heritage Program
2. © Corbis Images
3. Courtesy of Ministry of Information, Sultanate of Oman

United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea
Courtesy of the United Nations

United Nations International Children's Fund (UNICEF)
Courtesy of the United Nations International Children's Fund (UNICEF)

Vaccines and Medicines for Tropical Diseases, AIDS, Malaria
Public domain

Vanilla Production
1. Public domain
2. © Jaltembasol.com

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