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Thule Air Base

of Qaanaaq. The relocation and the fallout from the 1968 Thule Air Base B-52 crash in the vicinity are a contentious issue in Greenland's relations with Denmark and the United States. Air Greenland operates settlement flights to Qaanaaq Airport and to Savissivik Heliport via Thule Air Base.

2010 The twice-weekly flights are subsidized by the Government of Greenland. Transfers at the airbase are subject to access restrictions by the Danish Foreign Ministry (Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Denmark)). Air Greenland Air Greenland operates settlement flights to Qaanaaq Airport via Thule Air Base. ref name "book"

Sais, Egypt

, the Egyptian cities including Sais survived. Diodorus Siculus, ''Historical Library'' "Book V, 57". In Plato's ''Timaeus (Timaeus (dialogue))'' and ''Critias'' (around 395 B.C., 200 years after the visit by the Greek legislator Solon), Sais is the city in which Solon (Solon visited Egypt in 590 B.C.) receives the story of Atlantis, its military aggression against Greece

Rouleau, Saskatchewan

it is to Saskatoon. In the episode “Outside Joke,” when the Corner Gas station is believed to actually be outside the town limits, it is said to be in the fictional municipality of Pitt Creek. In "Kid Stuff," Wanda says it is south of the also fictional Crowley Lake. ''Corner Gas'' presently airs in 26 countries. Free land was awarded through the ''Corner Gas'' website which enabled a Quebec couple to move

Port Antonio

. *The poet, Robert Burns, was engaged to become a "book keeper" at the Springbank property near Port Antonio. From Burn's Jamaica Connections - and similar entries. The modern Spring Bank Rd travels south & west up the ridge towards the plateau where the great house once stood. *The 1990


this in his "My Sixty years in Canada" book-- Economy Its economy was historically based around logging, the railway, ranching, farming, and government services. The town has had several booms and busts, relying on forestry since the mid-1970s although previous booms were connected with Fraser Canyon (Fraser Canyon Gold Rush) and Cariboo Gold Rushes, the building of the Lillooet Cattle Trail, another gold rush adjacent to town in the 1880s and another nearby


of Asbestos. The town covers an area of . It is situated in the centre of a square formed by the cities of Drummondville, Sherbrooke and Victoriaville, and the Nicolet River to the north. It is the site of the Jeffrey Mine, until recently the world's largest asbestos mine,

Queensbury, New York

of the town of Caldwell (Lake George (Lake George (town), New York)). In 1908, the then largest village (Administrative divisions of New York#Village) within Queensbury, Glens Falls, incorporated as a city and became a separate municipality.

referred to itself as the "Empire City."

Tenderloin, San Francisco

;Shooting Gallery". The Tenderloin has been home to mural work by artists such as Banksy, Shepard Fairey, Barry McGee, Mike Giant, Blek Le Rat and Dan Plasma. The "Book & Job" gallery has become known for hosting skating legends such as Tommy Guerrero


-Raqqah. The splendour of the court in ar-Raqqah is documented in several poems, collected by Abu al-Faraj al-Isfahāni (Abu al-Faraj al-Isfahani) in his "Book of Songs" (Kitāb al-Aghāni (Kitab al-Aghani)). Only the small, restored so called Eastern Palace at the fringes of the palace district gives an impression of Abbasid architecture. Some of the palace complexes dating to this period have been excavated by a German team on behalf of the Director General of Antiquities

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