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Commander Islands

by a great abundance of marine animal life and a relative paucity of terrestrial organisms. Notably, significant numbers of northern fur seals (some 200,000 individuals) and Steller sea lions (approximately 5,000 individuals

of the crew did manage to survive the winter, thanks in part to the abundance of wildlife, notably the newly discovered Steller's sea cow and the efforts of naturalist and physician Georg Wilhelm Steller, who cured many of the men of scurvy by compelling them to eat seaweed.


Karasahr

. Geography The modern town of Yanqi is situated about , making it one of the largest lakes in Xinjiang. It has been noted since Han times for its abundance of fish. The lake is fed by the Kaidu River and the Konqi River See Note in Korla for naming ambiguity flows out of it past

grape wine, and also to love music. It is some ten ''li'' north of a body of water, and has an abundance of fish, salt, and rushes. In the fourth year of the period Pao-ting, its king sent an envoy to present its renowned horses. ''Zhoushu'', translation by Roy Andrew Miller.


Korla

Lake Bosten. The lake is about , making it one of the largest lakes in Xinjiang. It has been noted since Han times for its abundance of fish. The lake is fed by the Kaidu River and the Konqi River See Note in Korla for naming ambiguity flows out of it past Korla and across the Taklamakan Desert to Lop Nur. There are numerous other

small lakes in the region. Geography The modern town of Yanqi is situated about , making it one of the largest lakes in Xinjiang. It has been noted since Han times for its abundance of fish. The lake is fed by the Kaidu River and the Konqi River See Note in Korla for naming ambiguity


Sumas, Washington

in the late 1850s, it grew in size and importance as the junction of three railroads and a border crossing into Canada. The name, Sumas, comes from a local native tribal word meaning "land without trees". The broad valley in which Sumas is located is called Sumas Prairie. Before settlers built canals and dams, the lower valley was marshland and covered in shallow flood-filled lakes. The abundance of large trees in the surrounding hills attracted loggers and helped the city to grow. In 1897

valley with a series of dikes and channels. This opened the valley to an abundance of dairy and crop farming. Today, Sumas hosts several forest products businesses as well as businesses supporting farms in the surrounding area. In 1999, a proposal was made to build a cogeneration electric generator in Sumas. This project, known as Sumas 2, was canceled in 2006. Geography Sumas is located at (48.997278, -122.265522). ref name "GR1


Butuan

of Butuan City. The popularity of making Palagsing in Banza is attributed to the abundance of Lumbiya (Metroxylon sagu Rottb.) where Unaw or lumbiya starch is harvested from the Palm Tree. Another popular ingredient is young coconut meat taken from coconut trees. The mixture of unaw, young coconut and brown sugar make palagsing moist and chewy. They are delicately wrapped by banana leaves and are boiled for 30 minutes to create the soft consistency of palagsing. The Palagsing Festival usually

in abundance on Northern Mindanao particularly in places as Butuan, Cagayan de Oro, and Camiguin. The Camiguin variety is especially sweet and succulent. In the period between the 7th to the beginning of the 15th centuries, numerous prosperous centers of trade had emerged, including the Kingdom of Namayan which flourished alongside Manila Bay,

to rest with abundance of gold, crystal beads, Chinese potteries, and golden masks. These Philippine national treasures are sheltered in Museo de Iloilo and in the collections of many Ilonngo old families. Early Spanish colonizers took note of the ancient civilizations in Iloilo and their organized social structure ruled by nobilities. In the late 16th century, Fray Gaspar de San Agustin in his chronicles about the ancient settlements in Panay says: ''“También fundó convento el Padre Fray Martin de


Malindi

famous giraffe was brought from Egypt to Paris in the early 19th century. A sensation, Zarafa was the subject of numerous memorabilia or "giraffanalia". In the 16th century, Duarte Barbosa noted that many ships from the Kingdom of Cambaya (Khambhat) in modern-day India sailed to Mogadishu with cloth (textile) and spices, for which they in return received gold, wax, and ivory. Barbosa also highlighted the abundance of meat, wheat, barley

Barbosa noted that many ships from the Kingdom of Cambaya (Khambhat) in modern-day India sailed to Mogadishu with cloth (textile) and spices, for which they in return received gold, wax and ivory. Barbosa also highlighted the abundance of meat, wheat, barley, horses, and fruit on the coastal markets, which generated enormous wealth for the merchants. Sir Reginald Coupland, ''East Africa and its invaders: from the earliest times to the death


Oro Valley, Arizona

Territory. Pusch's ranch provided respite for settlers and travelers entering and leaving the Tucson area. Pusch Ridge is named in honor of George Pusch. Ranching in the area continued to flourish as greater numbers of Americans settled in the Arizona Territory. Large ranching families in the Oro Valley area included the Romeros and the Rooneys. Gold rushers into the American West also were attracted to southern Arizona, where gold was said to be in abundance in and around

Public School District and serves grades 9-12. The school mascot is the nighthawk, and the school colors are navy blue and silver (Silver (color)). Ironwood Ridge opened in 2001 and has a student enrollment of 1,942. The school's name originates from the abundance of desert ironwood trees in the area (the campus is also near Ironwood Forest National Monument) and the school's location in the rugged foothills of the Tortolita Mountains. High school years Hairston


Kitwe

and Barclays bank. '''Mufulira''' (means "Place of Abundance") is a town (population 125,336) in the Copperbelt Province of Zambia. It grew up in the 1930s around the site of the Mufulira Copper Mine (Copper extraction) on its north-western edge. The city is 16 km from the border of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and is the start of the Congo Pedicle road connecting the Copperbelt to the Luapula Province, making that province Mufulira's commercial


Puerto Maldonado

to the children’s homes “San Vincente” and “Principito”. *'''Wasai Tambopata Lodge''' This lodge is located about 4 hours up the Tambopata River. Nice options for those interested to visit the largest macaws' clay lick of the upper Tambopata River. There are no more dwellings upstream from the lodge. The lack of people and the closeness to the Andes produces an abundance of flora and fauna not seen in other areas of the amazon. *'''Wasai Puerto Maldonado Eco Lodge''' The hotel is in the most


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