Japanese light aircraft carrier Ryūjō under construction in Drydock No. 5, Yokosuka, Japan, 20 Oct 1931. She was sunk by USN carrier aircraft at the Battle of the Eastern Solomons on 24 August 1942. [2,996 by 2,369]

Japanese light aircraft carrier Ryūjō under construction in Drydock No. 5, Yokosuka, Japan, 20 Oct 1931. She was sunk by USN carrier aircraft at the Battle of the Eastern Solomons on 24 August 1942. [2,996 by 2,369]

One of the oldest mosques in Iran is the Jameh Mosque of Isfahan. It is almost 1,250 years old and at 20,000 square feet it is the result of continuous construction, reconstruction, additions and renovations. (Link to more photos in comments.) Photo by Kuang Long Zhang. [962×1299]

One of the oldest mosques in Iran is the Jameh Mosque of Isfahan. It is almost 1,250 years old and at 20,000 square feet it is the result of continuous construction, reconstruction, additions and renovations. (Link to more photos in comments.) Photo by Kuang Long Zhang. [962×1299]