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for the granitic rock called Syenite. They furnished the colossal statues, obelisks, and monolithal shrines that are found throughout Egypt, including the pyramids (Egyptian pyramids); and the traces of the quarrymen who wrought in these 3,000 years ago are still visible in the native rock. They lie on either bank of the Nile, and a road, WikiPedia:Aswan Dmoz:Regional Africa Egypt Localities Aswan commons:أسوان

Olympia, Washington

, located at the southernmost tip of Puget Sound in Olympia (Olympia, Washington), Washington (Washington (U.S. state)). The school (college)'s Latin motto, ''Omnia Extares'' (or, "let it all hang out") is at least partially intended as a tongue-in-cheek (sarcasm) reference to the creature's phallic (phallus) appearance. Twee pop In the late 1980s, a form of alternative rock called twee pop was popular in the United Kingdom. A small cult following


, living corals and mollusks. It would have looked much like the present-day Great Barrier Reef of Australia. When the sea began to dry up, the minerals dissolved in it became more and more concentrated. Magnesium in the water was absorbed into the limestone, which then became a softer, slightly different sort of rock, called dolomite. By 2000 (2000 in music), "Freestyler" had become a big hit in Europe and it was the year's biggest-selling single in Europe. The single reached number one in Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, the Netherlands, Italy and Germany, and number two in the UK (United Kingdom). Also in 2000, they won Best Nordic Act at the MTV Europe Music Awards. Nevertheless, the single did spark a little controversy. The line "Who the fuck is Alice, is she from Buckingham Palace?" was censored on the UK radio version, and the video featured a lot of product placement by Sony. Additionally, the American new wave group Blondie (Blondie (band)) was often labelled as "power pop" by the UK press. The band's cover of The Nerves' "Hanging on the Telephone", demonstrated Blondie's power pop side. The most notable Australian power pop band of the period was probably The Innocents (The Innocents (Australian band)); rock historian Glenn A Baker claimed they were "the greatest power pop band since the demise of Raspberries". Commons:Category:Australia Wikipedia:Australia Dmoz:Regional Oceania Australia

United States

Ulukau, the Hawaiian Electronic Library, University of Hawaii accessdate September 7, 2010 According to one account, the district ''Kōloa'' was named for a steep rock called Pali-o-kō-loa which was found in 'Waikomo' stream. The first successful sugar plantation in the Islands was started here in 1835. It became a part of Grove Farm in 1948. ''' o''' (literally, ''"green"'' in Hawaiian (Hawaiian Language)

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