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Saltspring Island

; The name "Gulf Islands" comes from "Gulf of Georgia," the original term used by George Vancouver in his mapping of the southern part of the archipelago and which before the San Juan Island dispute also was taken to include what have since been called the San Juan Islands. '''Mount Maxwell Provincial Park''' is a provincial park in the Gulf Islands of British Columbia, Canada. It is located on Burgoyne Bay and the Sansum Narrows on the western shores of Saltspring Island. Burgoyne Bay Provincial Park is adjacent to the south. Queen City Yacht Club has three outstations reserved for its members. Its largest is located on 400' of waterfront in Eagle Harbor on Bainbridge Island, with the other two nestled in Deer Harbor, Orcas Island and Ganges Harbor on Saltspring Island, B.C. The club is noted for its club cruises, with the Fleet Captain's slate full year-round with cruises on Lake Washington, Puget Sound, the San Juan Islands and the Canadian Gulf Islands. Major holiday cruises include trips to Eagle Harbor on Memorial Day, Fourth of July, and Labor Day. thumb right Canada Geese (Branta canadensis) and goslings (File:Canada Geese and goslings, Ruckles Park.jpg) '''Ruckle Provincial Park''' is a provincial park in British Columbia, Canada. It also the largest provincial campground on the Gulf Islands and is located on Saltspring Island southeast of Fulford Harbour (Fulford Harbour, British Columbia). Partly protected by the park is an historic sheep farm founded by the Ruckle family. - 15 Saltspring Island (BC (British Columbia)) 9,640 182 52.97 - '''Moresby Island''' is one of the Gulf Islands of British Columbia, located on the west side of Swanson Channel and east of the southern end of Saltspring Island. It is not to be confused with Moresby Island, the second largest of the Queen Charlotte Islands off the north coast of BC. The island is used to raise beef cattle and is not open to the general public. Its current population is just one person.


Second Polish Republic

the concept of ''poisonous pedagogy'', which is considered as a translation of Rutschky's original term ''Schwarze Pädagogik'' (literally "black pedagogy"). Source:


Empire of Japan

of World War II. The original term, which literally means "the third country person" and has a meaning of the third party country person, is said to have been coined to establish a separate political, social and legal status from Japanese. In response to all of this the Nazi government promulgated an Anti-Comintern Pact with Japan (Empire of Japan) and later Italy (Kingdom of Italy (1861–1946)) and various Eastern European countries (such as Hungary between the two


Dominican Republic

. Its subjects are often romantic (Romance (love)); especially prevalent are tales of heartbreak (Broken heart) and sadness. In fact, the original term used to name the genre was ''amargue'' ("bitterness," or "bitter music"), until the rather ambiguous (and mood-neutral) term ''bachata'' became popular. The form of dance, Bachata (Bachata (dance) ), also developed with the music. Pacini Hernandez, Deborah. "Brief history of Bachata", ''Bachata, A social history of a Dominican popular music'', 1995, Temple University Press. Retrieved on 2008-12-04 '''Bachata''' is a genre of music that originated in the Dominican Republic in the early parts of the 20th Century and spread to other parts of Latin America and Mediterranean Europe. It became popular in the countryside and the rural neighborhoods of the Dominican Republic. Its subjects are often romantic (Romance (love)); especially prevalent are tales of heartbreak (Broken heart) and sadness. In fact, the original term used to name the genre was ''amargue'' ("bitterness," or "bitter music"), until the rather ambiguous (and mood-neutral) term ''bachata'' became popular. The form of dance, Bachata (Bachata (dance) ), also developed with the music. Pacini Hernandez, Deborah. "Brief history of Bachata", ''Bachata, A social history of a Dominican popular music'', 1995, Temple University Press. Retrieved on 2008-12-04 '''San Cristóbal''' ( WikiPedia:Dominican Republic Dmoz:Regional Caribbean Dominican Republic commons:República Dominicana


Auckland

within the last four decades, Wikipedia:Auckland City commons:Auckland


Helsinki

that ended the Winter War on 6 March 1940; during the Continuation War, Soviet troops were forced to evacuate Hanko in early December 1941, and the USSR formally renounced the lease—early given the original term until 1970—in the Paris peace treaty of 1947. The role of the Hanko naval base was replaced by Porkkala, another Finnish peninsula, a bit farther east at the Gulf of Finland, in the armistice between Finland and the Soviet Union of 19 September 1944; it was returned to Finland


Taiwan

; In France, "la nouvelle manga" has developed as a form of ''bande dessinée (Franco-Belgian comics)'' (literally ''drawn strip'') drawn in styles influenced by Japanese manga. In the United States, people refer to what they perceive as manga "styled" comics as Amerimanga, world manga, or original English-language manga (OEL manga). Still, the original term "manga" is primarily used in English-speaking countries solely

to ex-colonial (Empire of Japan) nationals of Taiwan, Korea and China in the aftermath of World War II. The original term, which literally means "the third country person" and has a meaning of the third party country person, is said to have been coined to establish a separate political, social and legal status from Japanese. Taiwan: ''Ghost Month'' Traditionally, it is believed that ghosts haunt the island of Taiwan for the entire seventh lunar month, when


Prague

on the other side of the Vistula, in Praga! Praga, the threshold of Warsaw—the aroma of the country, with its broad fields , so many times desolated by wars and fires and rebuilt, ..." Another derivation of the name ''Praha'' is suggested from ''na prazě'', the original term for the shale hillside rock upon which the original castle was built. At that time, the castle was surrounded by forests, covering the nine hills of the future city – the Old Town (Old Town, Prague) on the opposite side of the river, as well as the Lesser Town beneath the existing castle, appeared only later. Dmoz:Regional Europe Czech Republic Regions Prague Commons:Category:Prague Wikipedia:Prague


Singapore

Commons:Category:Singapore Wikipedia:Singapore Dmoz:Regional Asia Singapore


Berlin

-speaking-device) for telephone, "Wertzeichen" (value-sign) for stamp, "postlagernd" (post-office-stored) for poste restante and "Anschrift" (towards-lettering, analogous to "Ansprache" or "Anrede" for addressing a person or a saluation) for address. The word creations mandated by von Stephan in the 1870s gained circulation at post offices and among its workforce, but many times the Greek or French original term was retained by German speakers


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