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Yerba Buena Island

System and Santa Fe were acquired by Santa Fe's real estate development arm, later known as the Catellus Development Corporation, and this firm proceeded with the development which is today, a sprawling shopping center and multiunit residential district. The bridge consists of two main spans of roughly equal length, a western span connecting downtown San Francisco to Yerba Buena Island and an eastern span connecting the island to Oakland. The main part of the western span is a suspension bridge while the main part of the eastern span is a cantilever bridge. During the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake, a section of the eastern span's upper deck collapsed onto the lower deck and the bridge was closed for a month. Reconstruction of the eastern span (Eastern span replacement of the San Francisco – Oakland Bay Bridge) as a self-anchored suspension bridge began in 2002 and is scheduled to open in 2013. Composition The bridge consists of two major crossings connecting each shore with Yerba Buena Island, a natural outcropping located mid-bay that is part of the city of San Francisco. The Western crossing lies between Yerba Buena and the rest of San Francisco. It is composed of two complete suspension spans connected at a center anchorage. long, in Niles Canyon Francisco – Oakland Bay Bridge#Yerba_Buena_Tunnel Yerba Buena Tunnel , Interstate 80 near the middle of the San Francisco – Oakland Bay Bridge complex, Yerba Buena Island, San Francisco (San Francisco, California) image_caption The Ferry Building, along the Embarcadero (The Embarcadero (San Francisco)). Treasure Island (Treasure Island (California)), Yerba Buena Island, and the Bay Bridge (San Francisco – Oakland Bay Bridge) can be seen in the background, with Justin Herman Plaza and the foot of Market Street (The Embarcadero (San Francisco)) in the foreground. address 1 Ferry Building The temple sits on a prominent site in the Oakland hills and has become a local landmark. Through the front courtyard are stairways which lead to the temple terrace situated above the ground floor of the temple. From the temple grounds and terrace are spectacular views of the Bay Area, including downtown Oakland, the Bay Bridge (San Francisco – Oakland Bay Bridge), Yerba Buena Island, downtown San Francisco and the Golden Gate Bridge. The Grounds are accented by flowers, palm trees, and a formal-style man-made river running from one fountain to the other. Treasure Island Treasure Island, a completely flat, artificial island attached to Yerba Buena Island, was built specifically for the Exposition near where the Oakland span and the San Francisco span of the Bay Bridge join. Built by the federal government, Treasure Island was to be an airport for Pan American's (Pan American World Airways) Pacific Rim service of flying boats, of which the China Clipper is an example. Due to wartime (Pacific War) needs, it was soon turned into a naval base, which was occupied by the US Navy from 1941 to 1997. ''Treasure Island'', American Heritage Dictionary, Fourth Edition. Houghton Mifflin Company. March 1, 2004. accessed October 19, 2006.

Bracebridge, Ontario

communities in the area. Most lake travellers are familiar with the famous lighthouse which light still shines. Ports of call included Gravenhurst (Gravenhurst, Ontario), Bracebridge (Bracebridge, Ontario), Beaumaris (Beaumaris, Ontario), Port Sandfield (Port Sandfield, Ontario), Port Carling (Port Carling, Ontario), Bala (Bala, Ontario). Bala was the location of the first detachment of Ontario Provincial Police in 1921. A small modern station remains just north of the main part

Puerto Ángel

conditioning; however, as mosquitoes are active here, especially at night, most places provide mosquito netting. Hotels in the main part of town are not on the beach itself due to its commercial nature but rather on the hillsides. A number of beachside hotels exist at Playa Panteón. thumb Raw clam prepared with lime juice, salt and hot sauce (File:ClamBoquillo4.JPG) Most places to eat in the town are impromptu food stands

Pontianak, Indonesia

varieties are spoken throughout West Kalimantan. The '''National Emblem of Indonesia''' is called '''Garuda Pancasila'''. The main part of Indonesian national emblem is the Garuda with a Escutcheon (heraldry) heraldic shield


streets, particularly going across the railway tracks between the suburb of Luangwa and the main part of town. The blue-and-white minibuses are to be found all over town and are a good value, and the driver will stop to pick you up wherever you stand, but be prepared to have to wait to get off only where he wants to stop. If you are driving, put lots of space between yourself and these guys, because they drive dangerously - all the locals will tell you this. In Zambia, as in most former British


, such as Kristianstad or Karlskrona (named after kings Christian IV of Denmark and Karl XI of Sweden). Though unquestionably a Swedish victory the battle had little influence on the outcome of the war. As long as the Danes were victorious at sea and held the fortified town of Landskrona they could easily bring reinforcements to Scania. The Swedish army now counted 7,000 men, but this was not enough to take Landskrona. After a couple of skirmishes around Kristianstad, the main

part of the Swedish army marched back north to Sweden proper to find winter quarters, while Christian V shipped some of his troops back to Zealand (Zealand (Denmark)). In 1678 he commanded the Danish army in the Scania. For disobeying the command to save the trapped Danish army at Kristianstad but if the Danish army's line was fort as well as the right line he commanded in the Battle of Lund the result might have been different - he was sentenced to death with loss of title, land and property, but reprieved by the King. Sweden Trelleborg - Malmö - Lund - Kristianstad - Sölvesborg - Karlshamn - Karlskrona - Kalmar - Norrköping - (no ferry) (Baltic Sea) death_date origin Kristianstad, Sweden instrument Singing Before she joined the show she lived in Kristianstad, Sweden (Kristianstad). Sibel speaks Swedish, Turkish, English, French and a little Chinese and German. She was in the background vocals for the 2009 hit single "It's Alright, It's OK" by Ashley Tisdale. thumb 250px Kristianstad Nation at Tornavägen in Lund. (Image:krichan_ah_2007.jpg) '''Kristianstad Nation''' is a student nation at Lund University, Sweden. The name comes from the city Kristianstad in Scania (Skåne). It is often jocularly spelt ''Krischansta Nation''. History It was one of the oldest regiments in the Danish army and can trace its history back to 1614 when it was raised under the name ''Fynske Fenle Knægte af Jydske Regiment Landsfolk''. The Regiment has participated in all Danish wars since 1625, including Torstenson War (1643-1645) Northern Wars (1658-1660), Scanian War (1675-1679), Great Northern War (1700), Great Northern War (1709-1720), Slaget på Reden (1801), Gunboat War (1807-1814), First Schleswig War (1848-1850) and Second Schleswig War (1864). It was furthermore in foreign war service during 1689-1714. The regimental flag has the battle honours Lutter am Barenberg (Lutter am Barenberge) 1626, Wismar 1675, Christianstad (Kristianstad) 1677-78, Stralsund 1715, Dybbøl 1848, Isted (Idstedt) 1850 and Dybbøl 1864. Between 1711 and 1714, together with Crimean Tatars and small groups of Cossacks, Orlyk carried out unsuccessful raids into Right-bank Ukraine. Afterwards, Pylyp Orlyk now together with several other cossacks followed the Swedish king Charles XII (Charles XII of Sweden) to Sweden via Vienna and Stralsund. Orlyk with his family and about 40 other Cossacks arrived in Ystad, Sweden in late November 1715. After some months in Ystad they lived in the city of Kristianstad for some years. Orlyk and his family left Stockholm in 1720 but as late as 1747 his widow and children received financial support from the Parliament of Sweden. From Sweden Orlyk first went to Hamburg, Hannover, Prague, Wrocław and Kraków, where he left his family to stay in a monastery. Orlyk went on to France and in 1722 he arrived in Iaşi in Ottoman Turkey in order to organize an alliance against Russian Empire. From there he went on to Thessaloniki and from the mid 1730s he is known to have lived in Budjak. He died 1742 in Jassy, Principality of Moldavia (today Iaşi, Romania). '''Alfred Jensen''': ''Mazepa'', p.174–194. Lund 1909. * Maryna Orlyk (1715 - ?) - born in Altefähr, Rügen, Swedish Pomerania. Her godparents were king Charles XII of Sweden's sister Ulrika Eleonora and king Stanisław Leszczyński of Poland (Stanisław Leszczyński). * Kateryna Orlyk (November 5, 1718 - ?) - born in Kristianstad, Skåne, Sweden and probably died already in 1719. Biography Louis De Geer was son of the baron and former prime minister (prime minister of Sweden) Louis Gerhard De Geer and Caroline Wachtmeister. He was born in Kristianstad in the province of Scania, Kristianstad County. After juridical studies at the University of Uppsala, he entered politics. He was a member of the first chamber as a representative of Kristianstad County 1901–14 and served as governor of that county 1905–23. De Geer was at first a moderate liberal, but became a member of the minority party in the first chamber. At the inception of the Liberal Coalition Party in 1912, he joined them. By 1914, he left that party, and becoming a political maverick. In the following years he was chairman of the committee that came up with the suggestion of an eight-hour work day in 1919, which strengthened his ties to the social democrats. Born in Kristianstad, Lantz started playing football with amateur club IFÖ Bromölla IF. After one season, he moved on to Helsingborgs IF in the top-flight Allsvenskan championship. He helped Helsingborg win the 1998 Svenska Cupen and 1999 Allsvenskan titles, before he moved abroad in the winter 1999. After a short stop at Torino F.C. in Italy, where he never got to play any games, Lantz moved to FC Hansa Rostock in the German Bundesliga championship in November 1999. - 1970 Kristianstad 6 378 wikipedia:Kristianstad commons:Kristianstad

Chippawa, Ontario

farm on the creek. During the war, he joined the Second Lincoln Militia, stationed at Chippawa (Chippawa, Ontario). He was a captain and leader of the volunteer dragoons throughout the war. During constant patrols along the Niagara River, an idea came to him for a canal to by-pass the Niagara Falls. He was captured during Battle of Lundy's Lane and held prisoner of war in Massachusetts until March 1815. He was born in Farmington, Connecticut in 1775. In 1787, after his father's murder in New York state, he came to live with his uncle, Samuel Street, in Chippawa (Chippawa, Ontario). He worked with his uncle and later entered business on his own, forming a partnership with Thomas Clark (Thomas Clark (Upper Canada)) around 1798. He established a number of sawmills and gristmills in the Niagara (Niagara Peninsula) region, mainly in partnership with Clark. The gristmills processed wheat produced on farms in the region; these mills, by virtue of their location, were the major source of flour production in Upper Canada. Several of their mills were burned by the American (United States)s during the War of 1812 but they were eventually compensated for these losses. Street also profited as a major money lender. He became a major share-holder in the Bank of Upper Canada and the Gore Bank; he also held shares in the Bank of Montreal and the Commercial Bank of the Midland District. With William Hamilton Merritt, he acquired shares in the Welland Canal Company. He also had extensive land holdings, some acquired via foreclosures on loans and via sales of land to recover unpaid taxes. When Clark died in 1837, Street became sole owner of the mills and also expanded into textile mills. He was born at Chippawa (Chippawa, Ontario) in 1814, the son of Samuel Street, Jr.. He studied law with Christopher Hagerman (Christopher Alexander Hagerman) and William Henry Draper and was called to the bar in 1838. When his father died in 1844, Street took over his business interests. In 1851, he was elected to the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Canada representing Welland; he was defeated in 1854 and 1857, then reelected in 1861 and 1863. He served as a lieutenant-colonel in the local militia. DATE OF BIRTH 1814 PLACE OF BIRTH Chippawa (Chippawa, Ontario), Canada DATE OF DEATH September 6, 1872 He was born in Abergavenny, Wales in 1775 and came to Upper Canada in 1802 to deal with (Debt collection) delinquent accounts on behalf of a group of London merchants. Having seized (Repossession) the Bridgewater Works at Chippawa (Chippawa, Ontario), Durand purchased the operation from his employers. He also established a trading depot near


, Shandong Province in 1969, with its name changed to East China Petroleum Institute. In 1988 it was renamed The University of Petroleum, consisting of one university in East China and one in Beijing. On January, 2005 its name changed to China University of Petroleum. Campus China University of Petroleum http: is the main part of the UPC. It has campuses in Dongying, Beijing and Qingdao. * China National Highway 219: Yecheng (Xinjiang) - Lazi (Lazi County) (Tibet (Tibet Autonomous Region)),

Puerto Maldonado

, also known as '''Puerto Maldonado International Airport''', is a small airport located in the Peruvian city of Puerto Maldonado in the Madre de Dios Region. The airport oversees a small number of international commercial


southern part made of Huiyang district is now part off guangzhou-Shenzhen built up area, the biggest built up area in the world with more than 40 million inhabitants encompassing the whole Shenzhen, Dongguan cities and main part of Guangzhou, Foshan, Zhongshan and small parts of Jiangmen and Huizhou cities. There are two main dialects spoken by local people in Huizhou: Hakka (Hakka language) (客家话 客家話) and a Cantonese dialect which is Huizhouhua (惠州话 惠州話). The two

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