Tema

" Greater Accra » Tema Metropolitan. GhanaDistricts.com. Retrieved 9 March 2013. Tema is locally nicknamed the "Harbour Town" because of its status as Ghana's largest seaport. Tema is a city constructed on the site of a small fishing village, Tema was commissioned by Ghana's first president (President of Ghana), Kwame Nkrumah, and grew rapidly after the construction of a large harbour in 1961

. It is now a major trading center, home to an oil refinery and numerous factories, and is linked to Accra by a highway and railway. Tema is one of Ghana's two deep seaports, the other being Sekondi-Takoradi. History The history of Tema itself. Before independence, the government identified a small fishing village called Torman as the site for an ultra modern seaport for the new Ghana. Torman residents also grew the calabash plant (gourd) known as Tor

in the local language hence the name of the village Tor-man (gourd-land)which was corrupted to TEMA. In 1952, the government acquired away. ref name


Puerto Ángel

Escondido, Oaxaca Puerto Escondido . Despite tourism development since the 1960s, the town is still mostly a fishing village, located on a small bay surrounded by rocky hills that lead into the Sierra Madre del Sur.

; The pier that was initially built in the 19th century was refurbished in 1999; however, it is too high to accommodate the fishing boats that use the harbor.

-little-jewel-on-the-bay title Puerto Angel, Oaxaca: Little Jewel On The Bay first Brent last Cassie coauthors Jane Cassie and L.P. Packman date 2006-01-01 publisher MexConnect accessdate 2009-12-28 Much of this flat land is dedicated to the main road, which runs parallel to the main beach or Playa Principal. On the east side of the bay is the town wharf, but most fishing boats are run directly onto the beach itself. ref name "planeta


Paraíso, Tabasco

of Villahermosa on the Gulf of Mexico. Much of the area is traditionally dedicated to fishing and agriculture. Today, it is also an oil producing area with the mostly oil dedicated port of Dos Bocas (Dos Bocas (port)). There is also tourism connected to the area’s beaches and natural attractions, which is still underdeveloped. It is part of the state’s Cacao Route tourism program. The town The town of Paraíso is located on the coast of Tabasco, 75 km north of the capital

, wetlands or bodies of water. The municipality has an annual agricultural, industrial, arts and crafts fair in April. About thirty three percent of the working population is employed in agriculture and fishing. The most important crop in the municipality is coconut as the number one producer in the state, accounting for over sixty percent of cropland. Other important crops include cacao and bananas. Corn and beans are generally grown in small plots for family consumption. Livestock

is not an important economic product although some cattle, pigs and domestic fowl is raised. There are still some tropical hardwood trees such as mahogany which is mostly used to make furniture. Fishing occurs in both ocean and fresh waters catching sea bass, shrimp and shellfish. It is a major producer and distributor of oysters and lately of edible jellyfish, most of which is farmed. However, fishing has been threatened


Nouadhibou

in Nouadibou include the Table Remarquable, several market (market (place))s, a ships' graveyard and Mediterranean monk seals. The port of Nouadhibou is the final resting place of over 300 ships and hence the world’s largest ship graveyard. Unlike the arrival ''en masse'' of ships at Mallows Bay, here the number of craft has built up over time, as corrupt officials accepted bribes from boat owners to allow them to dump their vessels in the area. The major economic activity is fishing

, Niroumi, Nair (Nair (Mauritania)), Kijji and Arguim. The surrounding waters are some of the richest fishing waters in western Africa and serve as nesting grounds for the entire western region. Despite the Almoravid domination of Spain in the eleventh and twelfth centuries, there seems to be little evidence of contact during that time between Mauritania and Europe. The inhospitable coastline of Mauritania continued to deter voyagers until the Portuguese began their African

-Qaeda Organization in the Islamic Maghreb claimed responsibility. The hostages were believed to have been taken to Mali. '''Nouadhibou''' is the second largest city in Mauritania. It's a major fishing centre and large industrial port. Understand A key economic centre, it's home to roughly 90,000 people. Before independence, the town was called by the French colonists, Port Etienne after the first boat which arrived here


Loreto, Baja California Sur

. Many American tourists enjoy fishing in "pangas" for "dorado" (Mahi-mahi or Dolphin Fish). Local restaurants will willingly prepare the daily catch of the tourists. Loreto has a museum that coexists alongside the historic, but still active, parish. Loreto has active sister city relationships with Hermosa Beach (Hermosa Beach, California) and Cerritos (Cerritos, California), California, USA. Geography Loreto is located on the east coast of the Baja California

: www.turismoloreto.com zonas%20arqueologicas.htm accessdate 2007-06-19 The cave paintings from the indigenous groups of Baja California are world famous and some of them have been added to UNESCO's list of world heritage sites. Fishing Loreto has a reputation as an excellent sport fishing location. This is its main tourist attraction, as well as the main source of employment in the area, thus linking Loreto’s economy closely to fishing. There are two

well-defined fishing seasons: summer features “dorado (Mahi-mahi)” and species like marlin (black marlin, Atlantic blue marlin, striped marlin) and sailfish (Indo-Pacific sailfish), which are ideal for fly fishing; winter fishing features “yellow tail (Yellowtail amberjack)” (jurel) and other species that usually are deep in the sea rocks. In addition to these seasonal species, Loreto's waters are home to other species like snapper and seabass, which are found all year long


Shelburne, Nova Scotia

Acadians. They set up a small fishing settlement known as Port Razoir in the late 17th century, named after the harbour's resemblance to an open razor (Straight razor). The Acadian fishing settlement was abandoned after repeated New England raids during Queen Anne's War in 1705, in which five Acadians were taken prisoner, and 1708. "Shelburne", ''Place Names of Nova Scotia'' Nova Scotia Archives and Records

Management'', p. 618 https: archive.org stream historyofwarsofn00penh#page 38 mode 1up search cape Raid on Port Roseway (1715) On May 14, 1715, New England naval commander Cyprian Southack attempted to create a permanent fishing station at a place he named "Cape Roseway" (now known as Shelburne). Shortly after he established himself, in July 1715 the Mi'kmaq raided the station (Military history of the Mi’kmaq people) and burned

harbour for seasonal shelter and repairs. Pirate Ned Low raided the New England fishing fleet at Shelburne Harbour in 1723, capturing 13 ships. Dan Conlin, ''Pirates of the Atlantic: Robbery, Murder and Mayhem off the Canadian East Coast'' (2009) Formac Publishing, p. 35-37. After the Acadian Expulsion in 1755, there were no settlers for several decades despite an abortive settlement attempt by Alexander McNutt (Alexander McNutt (colonisation)) in 1765


Trpanj

the city to the countryside. Public schools started operating quite early in the Republic, since navigation and sailing required literacy. Brotherhoods, which in the 13th century had a religious character, received a semi-legal status by the 15th century, and held responsibilities such as collecting port fees. Fishing brotherhoods, such as the one dedicated to St. Peter, always took a fisherman apostle as a patron saint. Until 1343, when the captaincy was established in Orebić, the seat

carried out and the town remained the Gondola fideicomis. Sigismondo was sued again, this time by his serfs from Trpanj, in the spring of 1741, for a variety of unlawful actions ranging from requiring free fishing to confiscation of boats and other property and interference in their commerce. Sigismondo (*1682) died in 1758 leaving Trpanj to his son Sigismondo Domenico Gondola (1712–1800). In order to avoid constant lawsuits by his financially powerful serfs, he struck a deal on 4 July 1765 whereby

repository for the remains of bones transported from the old cemetery. thumb left Ragusan Family Bassegli-Gučetić. (File:Family Bassegli-Gozze.jpg) Municipality The list of inhabited places with their respective populations in the Trpanj municipality, as of census 2001, includes: * Trpanj, 707 * Gornja Vrućica, 62 * Duba Pelješka, 54 * Donja Vrućica, 48 Economy Fisheries Fishing in Trpanj is an activity as old as the town itself. During the Republic of Dubrovnik


Taupo

with the Tongariro hydro-electric power development project (Tongariro Power Scheme) and their families. The town was designed to remain as a small servicing centre for the exotic forest plantations south of Lake Taupo and for tourists. It is well known for its trout fishing and calls itself "The trout fishing capital of the world". The major Maori (Maori people) ''hapu'' (tribe) of the Turangi area is Ngati Turangitukua.

before Robert Muldoon's (Robert Muldoon) snap 1984 election (New Zealand general election, 1984). When the election was over, Jones disbanded the party. In 1985, Jones was reached while out fishing in a remote valley in Taupo by reporters in a helicopter, which included TVNZ journalist Rod Vaughan. Upon realising the reporters spotted him, Jones infamously punched Vaughan in the nose, with the whole incident recorded on tape.

, Blenheim (Blenheim, New Zealand), Nelson (Nelson, New Zealand), Westport (Westport, New Zealand), Hokitika, Christchurch, Oamaru, Timaru, Dunedin, Invercargill (At 1 April 1978) IATA NZ *Whakatane in November 1962 *Taupo and Oamaru in March 1966 Urban areas in the region include the towns of Taihape in the south, Ohakune the carrot-growing capital of NZ in the west, and Taupo in the north, with Turangi a major trout fishing base


Whakatane

during the 19th century. Whakatane is the gateway to Whakaari White Island, an active marine volcano located 48 kilometres offshore. The mouth of the Whakatane River and Ohiwa Harbour have both provided berths for yachts, fishing trawlers and small ships since European settlement of the area. Ōhope Beach (Ohope Beach) is a white, sandy beach stretching from the Ohiwa Harbour entrance. File:Whakatane and River with Ocean.jpg thumb 320px left Whakatane Panorama

Industries and tourism The town's main industries are diverse: forestry, dairy farming, horticulture, fishing, tourism and manufacturing are all well-established. There is a paper mill and a newspaper press. Whakatane is also home to Aotearoa Breweries, makers of Mata beer. White Island is a popular destination for day cruises. Whakatane is also used as a base for many tourists who wish to explore other activities in the surrounding region. Popular tourist activities include swimming

with dolphins, whale watching, chartered fishing cruises, surf tours, amateur astronomy (Whakatane Astronomical Society), hunting, aviation and bushwalking. Whakatane is home to the regional radio station One Double X - 1XX - one of the first privately owned commercial radio stations on air in New Zealand in the early 1970s. Infrastructure Whakatane Airport is served by Air New Zealand subsidiary Eagle Airways, with direct flights using Beechcraft 1900D aircraft


Rainy Lake

the latest authorities. publisher J. Cary, Engraver & Map-seller publication-place London accessdate 2013-12-11 Recreation on Rainy Lake Voyageurs National Park On Rainy Lake, Voyageurs National Park maintains an extensive network of over boat-in camping sites, hiking trails, and designated snowmobile trails for winter use. Fishing The lake is popular for sport and recreational fishing for species such as Walleye, Northern pike

, Muskellunge, Crappie, Largemouth (Largemouth bass) and Smallmouth bass, which are all considered excellent freshwater sportfish. Rainy Lake is home to the annual Canadian Bass Championship, which has occurred every summer since 1996. The lake is dotted with many small islands on both the Canadian and American sides; they are the sites of numerous fishing cabins, small fishing resorts, and vacation homes. Fishing tourism is an important part

of the local economy. Rendezvous Yacht Club Rainy Lake is home to the Rendezvous Yacht Club. Winter Activities Winter access to Rainy Lake by car is provided by an ice road maintained by the National Park Service. Popular winter sports include ice fishing, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing (Snowshoe), and snowmobiling (Snowmobile ). Governance Applicable Laws Rainy Lake spans the international border separating Canada and USA


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