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> high resolution maps with all known volcanoesworlswide divided into regional maps

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click on the volcano name in the column titled GOOGLE EARTH". The link will offer you an executable download file based on GPS data. right click and open it with Google Earth. The program will start and navigate you automatically in the fly modus to the volcano site . if you worry about virus: you c an always check any file -just right click and scan iit with your antivirus program

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Index volcanoes- ofICELAND AND ARCTIC OCEAN( white numbers)
Name/USGS datalink:
geographic position
volcano number:
volcano type:
find volcano on Google Earth**
volcano webcam:
  ICELAND / WESTERN:              
01 SNAEFELLSJOKULL- pos 64°48'0"N/ 23°47'0"W 1700-01= Stratovolcano R* SNAEFELLSJOKULL      
02 HELGRINDUR- pos 64°52'0"N/ 23°15'0"W 1700-02= Pyroclastic cones Ho* HELGRINDUR      
03 LJOSUFJOLL- pos 64°52'0"N/ 22°14'0"W 1700-03= Fissure vents A* LJOSUFJOLL      
  ICELAND- SOUTHWESTERN:              
04 REYKJANES- pos 63°53'0"N/ 22°30'0"W 1701-02= Crater rows Hi* REYKJANES      

KRISUVIK- pos 63°56'0"N/ 22°6'0"W


1701-03= Crater rows Hi* KRISUVIK
06 BRENNISTEINSFJOLL- pos 63°55'0"N/ 21°50'0"W 1701-04= Crater rows Hi* BRENNISTEINSFJOLL      
07 HENGILL- pos 64°5'0"N/ 21°19'0"W 1701-05= Crater rows Hi* HENGILL      
08 HROMUNDARTINDUR- pos 64°4'24"N/ 21°12'6"W 1701-051 Stratovolcano Ho?* HROMUNDARTINDUR      
09 GRENSDALUR- pos 64°1'0"N/ 21°10'0"W 1701051A Stratovolcano P*F* GRENSDALUR      
10 GRIMSNES- pos 64°2'0"N/ 20°52'0"W 1701-06= Crater rows T* GRIMSNES      
11 GEYSIR- pos 64°19'0"N/ 20°18'0"W 170106B Stratovolcano P* G* GEYSIR    
12 PRESTAHNUKUR- pos 64°36'0"N/ 20°35'0"W 1701-07= Subglacial volcano R* PRESTAHNUKUR      
13 HVERAVELLIR- pos 64°45'0"N/ 19°59'0"W 1701-08= Subglacial volcano R* HVERAVELLIR      
14 HOFSJOKULL- pos 64°47'0"N/ 18°55'0"W 1701-09= Subglacial volcano Ho* HOFSJOKULL      
  ICELAND/ SOUTHERN;              
15 VESTMANNAEYJAR- pos 63°26'0"N/ 20°17'0"W 1702-01= submarine volcanoes Hi* VESTMANNAEYJAR      
16 EYJAFJALLAJOKULL- pos 63°38'0"N/ 19°37'0"W 1702-02= Stratovolcano Hi* EYJAFJALLAJOKULL
17 KATLA- pos 63°38'0"N/ 19°3'0"W 1702-03= Subglacial volcano Hi* KATLA  
18 TINDFJALLAJOKULL- pos 63°47'0"N/ 19°34'0"W 1702-04= Stratovolcano Ho* TINDFJALLAJOKULL      
19 TORFAJOKULL- pos 63°55'0"N/ 19°10'0"W 1702-05= Stratovolcano Hi* TORFAJOKULL      
20 HEKLA 63°59'0"N/ 19°42'0"W 1702-07= Stratovolcano Hi* HEKLA
21 GRIMSVOETN- pos 64°25'0"N/ 17°20'0"W 1703-01= Caldera Hi* GRIMSVOTN     2004
22 BARDARBUNGA- pos 64°38'0"N/ 17°32'0"W 1703-03= Stratovolcano Hi* BARDARBUNGA      
23 TUNGNAFELLSJOKULL- pos 64°44'0"N/ 17°55'0"W 1703-04= Stratovolcano Ho* TUNGNAFELLSJOKULL      
24 KVERKFJOLL 64°39'0"N/ 16°43'0"W 1703-05= Stratovolcano Hi* KVERKFJOLL   1968
25 ASKJA- pos 65°2'0"N/ 16°45'0"W 1703-06= Stratovolcano Hi* ASKJA     1961
26 FREMRINAMUR- pos 65°26'0"N/ 16°39'0"W 1703-07= Stratovolcano T* FREMRINAMUR      
27 KRAFLA- pos 65°44'0"N/ 16°47'0"W 1703-08= Caldera Hi* KRAFLA      
28 THEISTAREYKJARBUNGA- pos 65°53'0"N/ 16°50'0"W 1703-09= Shield volcano T* THEISTAREYKJARBUNGA      
29 TJORNES FRACTURE ZONE- pos 66°18'0"N/ 17°6'0"W 1703-10= submarine volcano Hi* TJORNES FRACTURE ZONE      
  ICELAND- SOUTHEASTERN:              
30 ORAEFAJOKULL- pos 64°0'0"N/ 16°39'0"W 1704-01= Stratovolcano Hi* ORAEFAJOKULL    
31 ESJUFJOLL- pos 64°16'0"N/ 16°39'0"W 1704-02= Stratovolcano u* ESJUFJOLL      
  NORTH OF ICELAND:              
32 KOLBEINSEY RIDGE- pos 66°40'0"N/ 18°30'0"W 1705-01= submarine volcano Hi* KOLBEINSEY RIDGE      
33 not on map!JAN MAYEN-(NORWAY) pos 71°5'0"N/ 8°10'0"W 1706-01= Stratovolcano Hi* JAN MAYEN    
  ARCTIC OCEAN:              
34 not on map! UNNAMED- pos 88°16'0"N/ 65°36'0"W 1707-01= submarine volcano u* UNNAMED (1)      
35 not on map! UNNAMED- pos 85°35'0"N/ 85°0'0"E 1707-02= submarine volcano Ho* UNNAMED (2)      
  SURTSEY   webcams by vedur      
  additional webcams >: Blue Lagoon webcam> Blàa Ìonio-cam 27 diverse Iceland webcams>
local ref> Iceland tv news. usefuld links to TV stations but also ferries
** about the Google Earth feature:
Hi* = historical
R* = Radiocarbon
F* = Fumarolic
u* = uncertain
Index volcanoes of EUROPE
Name/USGS datalink:
volcano number:
volcano type:
find volcano on Google Earth**
volcano webcam:
last eruption
  WESTERN EUROPE:              
01 0100-01= Maar R* WEST EIFEL VOLCANIC FIELD_ Laacher See     around 8.300 B.C
02 CHAINE DES PUYS- pos 45°46'30"N/ 2°58'0"E 0100-02= Lava domes R* CHAINE DES PUYS    
03 OLOT VOLCANIC FIELD- 42°10'0"N/ 2°32'0"E 0100-03= Pyroclastic cones Ho* OLOT VOLCANIC FIELD      
04 CALATRAVA VOLCANIC FIELD- pos 38°52'0"N/ 4°1'0"W 0100-04= Pyroclastic cones R* CALATRAVA VOLCANIC FIELD      
05 LARDERELLO- pos 43°15'0"N/ 10°52'0"E 0101-01= explosion craters Hi* LARDERELLO      
06 AMIATA- pos 42°54'0"N/ 11°38'0"E 0101001A Lava domes P* F* AMIATA      
07 VULSINI- pos 42°36'0"N/ 11°56'0"E 0101-003 Caldera Hi* VULSINI      
08 ALBAN HILLS- pos 41°44'0"N/ 12°42'0"E 0101-004 Caldera Ho?* ALBAN HILLS      
09 CAMPI FLEGREI- pos 14°8'20"E/ 14°8'20"E 0101-01= Caldera Hi* CAMPI FLEGREI      
10 VESUVIUS- pos 40°49'17"N/ 14°25'34"E 0101-02= Somma volcano Hi* VESUVIUS  
11 ISCHIA- pos 40°44'0"N/ 13°53'51"E 0101-03= Complex volcano Hi* ISCHIA      
12 PALINU- 39°29'0"N/ 14°50'0"E 0101-031 submarine volcano R* PALINURO      
13 STROMBOLI 38°47'22"N/ 15°12'47"E 0101-04= Stratovolcano Hi* STROMBOLI   sat images
14 PANAREA- pos 38°38'0"N/ 15°4'0"E 0101-041 Stratovolcano Ho* PANAREA      
15 LIPARI- pos 38°29'0"N/ 14°57'0"E 0101-042 Stratovolcanoes R* LIPARI      
16 VULCANO- pos 38°24'13"N/ 14°57'42"E 0101-05= Stratovolcanoes Hi* VULCANO    
17 ETNA 37°44'3"N/ 15°0'16"E 0101-06= Stratovolcanoes Hi* ETNA    
18 CAMPI FLEGREI- pos 37°6'0"N/ 12°42'0"E 0101-07= submarine volcanoes Hi* CAMPI FLEGREI MAR SICILIA      
19 PANTELLERIA- pos 36°46'0"N/ 12°1'0"E 0101-071 Schield volcano Hi* PANTELLERIA      
20 METHANA- pos 37°36'55"N/ 23°20'8"E 0102-02= Lava domes Hi* METHANA     258 BC
21 MILOS- pos 36°41'55"N/ 24°26'20"E 0102-03= Stratovolcanoes R* MILOS     140 AD
22 SANTORINI- pos 36°24'13"N/ 25°23'47"E 0102-04= Shield volcano Hi* SANTORINI
23 NISYROS- pos 36°35'8"N/ 27°9'35"E 0102-05= Stratovolcanoes Hi* NISYROS      
24 YALI- pos 36°40'14"N/ 27°8'23"E 0102-051 Lava domes Ho* YALI      
25 KOS- pos 36°51'7"N/ 27°15'5"E 010206=A Calderas P* F* KOS      
local links              
** about the Google Earth feature:
Hi* = historical
  R* = Radiocarbon
Index volcanoes of TURKEY
Name/USGS datalink:
volcano number:
volcano type:
find volcano on Google Earth**
volcano webcam:
01 KULA- pos 38°35'0"N/ 28°31'0"E 0103-00- Cinder cones Ho* KULA    
02 KARAPINAR FIELD 37°40'0"N/ 33°39'0"E 0103-001 Cinder cones Ho* KARAPINAR    
03 HASAN DAGI- pos 38°8'0"N/ 34°10'0"E 0103-002 Stratovolcano Ho* HASAN DAGI    
04 GOLLU DAG- pos 38°15'0"N/ 34°34'0"E 0103-003 Lava dome Ho?* GOLLU DAG    
05 ACIGOL-NEVSEHIR- pos 38°34'0"N/ 34°31'0"E 0103-004 Caldera A* ACIGOL-NEVSEHIR    
06 ERCIYES DAGI- pos 38°31'0"N/ 35°29'0"E 0103-01= Stratovolcano R* ERCIYES DAGI    
07 KARACA DAG- pos 37°40'0"N/ 39°50'0"E 0103-011 Shield volcano Ho* KARACA DAG    
08 NEMRUT DAGI- pos 38°39'0"N/ 42°14'0"E 0103-02= Stratovolcano Hi* NEMRUT DAGI    
09 SUPHAN DAGI- pos 38°55'0"N/ 42°49'0"E 0103-021 Stratovolcano Ho* SUPHAN DAGI    
10 GIREKOL TEPE- pos 39°6'0"N/ 43°25'0"E 0103-022 Shield volcano Ho* GIREKOL TEPE    
11 TENDUREK DAGI- pos 39°22'0"N/ 43°52'0"E 0103-03= Shield volcano Hi* TENDUREK DAGI    
12 ARARAT- pos 39°42'0"N/ 44°18'0"E 0103-04= Stratovolcano Hi* ARARAT  
13 KARS PLATEAU- pos 40°45'0"N/ 43°15'0"E 0103-05= Volcanic field Ho?* KARS PLATEAU    
14 ELBRUS- pos 43°20'0"N/ 42°27'0"E 0104-01- Shield volcano T* ELBRUS    
15 KASBEK- pos 42°42'0"N/ 44°30'0"E 0104-02- Stratovolcano T* KASBEK    
16 KABARGIN OTH GROUP- pos 42°33'0"N/ 44°0'0"E 0104-03- Cinder cones Ho* KABARGIN OTH GROUP    
17 UNNAMED- pos 42°27'0"N/ 44°15'0"E 0104-04- Cinder cones Ho* UNNAMED (1)    
18 UNNAMED- pos 41°33'0"N/ 43°36'0"E 0104-05- Lava cones Ho* UNNAMED (2)    
19 ARAGATS- pos 40°32'0"N/ 44°12'0"E 0104-06= Stratovolcano Ho* ARAGATS    
20 GHEGAM RIDGE- pos 40°16'30"N/ 44°45'0"E 0104-07= Volcanic field A* GHEGAM RIDGE    
21 DAR-ALAGES- pos 39°42'0"N/ 45°32'30"E 0104-08= Pyroclastic cones A* DAR-ALAGES    
22 PORAK- pos 40°1'0"N/ 45°47'0"E 0104-09= Stratovolcano A* PORAK    
23 TSKHOUK-KARCKAR- pos 39°44'0"N/ 46°1'0"E 0104-10= Pyroclastic cones T* TSKHOUK-KARCKAR    
local references>  
info links >
submarine volcano
** about the Google Earth feature:
Hi* = historical
Us= Uranium series C* = Caldera  
F* = Fumarolic R* = Radiocarbon   P* = Pleistocene
      u* = uncertain   A* = Anthropology
Volcanoes of the AZORES
Name/USGS datalink:
volcano number:
volcano type:
find volcano on Google Earth**
volcano webcam:
01 FLORES 39°27'44"N/ 31°12'58"W 1802-001 Stratovolcanoes R* FLORES        
02 CORVO 39°41'56"N/ 31°6'39"W 1802-002 Stratovolcano Ho* CORVO      
03 FAYAL 38°36'0"N/ 28°44'0"W 1802-01= Stratovolcano Hi* FAYAL        
04 PICO 38°28'0"N/ 28°24'0"W 1802-02= Stratovolcano Hi* PICO  
05 SAN JORGE 38°39'0"N/ 28°5'0"W 1802-03= Fissure Vents Hi* SAN JORGE        
06 GRACIOSA 39°1'0"N/ 27°58'0"W 1802-04= Stratovolcano Ho* GRACIOSA      
07 TERCEIRA 38°44'0"N/ 27°19'0"W 1802-05= Stratovolcanoes Hi* TERCEIRA      
08 DON JOAO DE CASTRO BANK 38°14'0"N/ 26°38'0"W 1802-07= Submarine volcano Hi* DON JOAO DE CASTRO BANK        
09 SETE CIDADES 37°52'0"N/ 25°47'0"W 1802-08= Stratovolcano Hi* SETE CIDADES        
10 PICOS VOLCANIC SYSTEM 37°47'0"N/ 25°40'0"W 1802-081 Pyroclastic cones Hi* PICOS VOLCANIC SYSTEM        
11 AGUA DE PAU 37°46'0"N/ 25°28'0"W 1802-09= Stratovolcano Hi* AGUA DE PAU        
12 FURNAS 37°46'0"N/ 25°19'0"W 1802-10= Stratovolcano Hi* FURNAS        
13 MONACO BANK 37°36'0"N/ 25°53'0"W 1802-11= Submarine volcano Hi* MONACO BANK        
14 MADEIRA 32°44'0"N/ 16°58'0"W 1802-12= Shield volcano R* MADEIRA > on map Afrika
local references> CMMG  
Name/USGS datalink:
geographic position: longitude/ latitude
volcano number:
volcano type:
find volcano on Google Earth**
volcano webcam:
01 LA PALMA 28°34'0"N/ 17°50'0"W 1803-01 Stratovolcanoes Hi* LA PALMA Roque de las Muchachos
02 HIERRO 27°44'0"N 18°2'0"W 1803-02 Shield vocano R* HIERRO    
03 TENERIFE 28°16'17"N 16°38'27"W 1803-01 Stratovolcano Hi* El PICO DEL TEIDE  
04 GRAN CANARIA 28°0'0"N 15°35'0"W 1803-04 Fissure Vents R* GRAN CANARIA        
05 FUERTEVENTURA 28°21'30"N 14°1'0"W 1803-05 Fissure Vents Ho* FUERTEVENTURA        
06 LANZAROTE 29°2'0"N 13°38'0"W 1803-06 Fissure Vents Ho* LANZAROTE        
info links >
submarine volcano
Pyroclastic cone
** about the Google Earth feature:
Hi* = historical
Us= Uranium series C* = Caldera  
F* = Fumarolic R* = Radiocarbon   P* = Pleistocene
      u* = uncertain   A* = Anthropology



Orakel sites



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geographical position

estimated age

cultural reference

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short description

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01 Delphi GR/ Korinth-

38° 28′ 53″ N, 22° 29′ 59″ O

unknown Hellas

Pythia, the priestess of Apollo-Herodotus[28] (Histories 2:54–57)

Delphic Sibyl     Delphi
02 Dodona GR/ Epirus

39° 32′ 47″ N, 20° 47′ 16″ O

4000 BC Hellas         Dodona
03 Livadia Korinth/ Parnass

38° 26′ N, 22° 52′ O

unknown Hellas ---- ---------     Livadia (Orakel)
04 Abai GR/ Phokis

38° 35′ 0″ N, 22° 56′ 0″ O

unknown Hellas named after Abas, King of Argos ---------     Abai
05 Oropos GR/ Attica

38° 18′ N, 23° 45′ O

unknown Hellas Graea ---------     Oropos
06 Claros Asia minor ( today: W- Turkey)

38° 0′ 18″ N, 27° 11′ 35″ O

unknown Hellas ----- Apollon Sybil     Claros ( Orakel- Sybil)
07 Didyma Asia minor ( today: W- Turkey)

37° 23′ 6″ N, 27° 15′ 23″ O

unknown Hellas Herodot (1,157) und Pausanias (7,26)       Didyma ( Sybil)
08 Patara Asia minor ( today: W- Turkey)

36° 16′ N, 29° 19′ O

unknown Apollon Patroos  

Sybil near to thedelta of the river Xanthos

09 Ammonion Today Egypt

29° 11′ N, 25° 33′ O

1500 BC Egypt ( not on this map)   Sybil of the Egypt god Amun     Siwa Oasis

Famous mythological sites:



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geographical position

estimated age- time of foundation

cultural reference

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  Athens ( gr. Athina)  

37° 59′ N, 23° 44′ O

(at least) 3000 BC Hellas

Platon> Timaios

Pallas Athena


  Thiva ( Theben of Hellas )                 Thiva ( Theben)
  Orchomenos Boeotia

38° 30′ N, 22° 59′ O

  Olympia Peloponnes

37° 38′ 18″ N, 21° 37′ 51″ O

1.100 BC ( cultural site) Hellas   -1. old Greece sanctuary of the Olympic gods. 2. Later site for the ancient Olympic games     Olympia
  Sparta Pe*/ Lakonien

37° 4′ N, 22° 26′ O

    Homer > Menelaos
diverse>               Symplegades- Kyaneische Felsen (Argonautica)

Western Asia ( todays Turkey):

  Phasis ( today: Poti in Georgia) Kolchis

42° 9′ N, 41° 40′ O

unknown Egypt/ Persia

Apollodorus/ Argonautica`

Herodot (Historien IV, 37)




    Phasis ( today_ Poti)
  Troy / Troja todays Turkey

39° 57′ 26″ N, 26° 14′ 19″ O

unknown Aphrodite/ Hephaistos Homer- Ilias


Places of importance in Western Asia up to the Christian period   In Johannes/ Book of Revelation each of the seven Letters starts - as commanded by a heavently appearance with the phrase: "write to the angels of Ephesos."... What the seven comunities and angels have to do with the seven seals a.s.o is still unclear.  
  Ephesos Lydia- today`s Turkey

37° 56′ N, 27° 21′ O

at least 5.000 AD

Temple of Artemis


reportedly founded by Androklos, King of Attica

Minoan the Hittitian, Mycenaean Greece

In Johannes/ Book of Revelation: (commanded by a heavently appearance) "write to the angels of Ephesos : the community that had forsaken its first love "
  Smyrna Lydia- today`s Turkey

38° 25′ 0″ N, 27° 9′ 0″ O

unknown Johannes/ Book of Revelation: Seven churches of Asia   In Johannes/ Book of Revelation: "the community that would suffer persecution"     Smyrna (today_ Ä°zmir)
  Pergamon Lydia- today`s Turkey

39° 7′ N, 27° 11′ O

unknown     In Johannes/ Book of Revelation"the community that needed to repent "     Pergamon
  Thyatira Lydia- today`s Turkey

38° 55′ N, 27° 50′ O

unknown Seleukos I.   In Johannes/ Book of Revelation"the community that had a false prophetess"     Thyatira
  Sardis/Sardes Lydia- today`s Turkey

38° 29′ N, 28° 2′ O

472 AD- Persian Empire The Persians of Aeschylus In Johannes/ Book of Revelation: "the community that had fallen asleep"     Sardes
  Philadelphia ( today: Alaşehir) Lydia- today`s Turkey

38° 21′ 0″ N, 28° 31′ 0″ O

189 BC King Eumenes II of Pergamon Philadelphia means: city of brotherly love

In Johannes/ Book of Revelation:" the church that had endured patiently"

  Laodicea ( today: Lydia- today`s Turkey

37° 50′ 9″ N, 29° 6′ 27″ O

in 261-253 BC Antiochus II Theos, The town was originally called Diospolis, "City of Zeus, afterwards Rhoas In Johannes/ Book of Revelation:""the church with the lukewarm faith"     Laodicea
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GR= Greece ( Hellas)      
Pe* Peloponnesos
UK* = United Kingdom
TU= Turkey        


Index historical sites of Europe and Western Asia

nr name and link to wikipedia place geographical position
estimated age
cultural reference literaric reference
short description
internal links other sources
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MEGALITHIC:         postulated original layout of all circles:  
01 Stonehenge UK/ Wiltshire 51°1044″ N/ 1°49`35″ W 3.100 BC Celtic Merlin Saga
UK/ Wiltshire
51°2542″ N/ 1° 51`14″ W
2.500- 2.600 B.C
associated with Stonehenge

West Kennet Long Barrow

UK/ Wiltshire
51° 2431N/ 1°51′3″W
3.500 B.C     associated with Stonehenge  
Menhire               Stones of Stenness
020 Heart of Neolithic Orkney Orkney isl/ Scotland   2.700 B.C     arrangement of large vertical stones     Heart of Neolithic Orkney
021 Ring von Brodgar Orkney isl/ Scotland 59°0′6″ N/ 3°13′49″ W       arrangement of large vertical stones     Ring of Brodgar
022 Barnhouse


58°59′45″ N, 3°12′31″ W       arrangement of large vertical stones     Barnhouse
030 Cordon des Druides FR-/ Ille-et-Vilaine               Cordon des Druides
  Crucuno near Carnak 47°37′N, 3°8′ W       Dolmen     Crucuno
  Dolmen of Bagneux                 Dolmen von Bagneux
Frankreich, Bretagne
47°35′ N, 3°5′ W
3000 Menhirs
                    Anta von Pavia
040 Anta Grande do Zambujeiro Portugal/ Évora 38°32′ 21N/ 8°052″W       megalithic cult chamber     Anta Grande do Zambujeiro
041 Menhir dos Almendres Portugal/ Évora 38°33′27″ N/ 8°3′41″ W       Cromlech.- 92 oval stones in an elliptic layout . those dont exist nearby in the region     Menhir Dos Almendres
042 Portela dos Mogos Portugal/ Évora        


    no coordinates available
050 Cueva de Menga Antequera/ Spanien 37°1′29″ N, 4°32′47″ W 2500 B.C     Dolmen/ tomb     Cueva de Menga
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UK* = United Kingdom