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Yibin

− AD 220). It was previously known as '''Suifu''' or '''Suifoo'''. Geography thumb left The Yangtze at the confluence of the Min and Jinsha River Jinsha (File:Yibin Yangtze Begins Here.jpg) Rivers. Below Yibin, the Yangtze is known in Chinese as ''Chang Jiang'' or the "Long River". Above Yibin, the Yangtze is known as the Jinsha or Gold Sands River. Yibin is located in the southeast portion of Sichuan at the southern end of the Sichuan Basin, bordering Zhaotong

as the Jinsha River. Below Yibin, the Yangtze is known in Chinese as the ''Chang Jiang'' or "Long River." As with the rest of the Sichuan Basin, Yibin has a monsoon-influenced humid subtropical climate (Köppen (Köppen climate classification) ''Cwa'') with high humidity year-round; winters are short and mild while summers long, hot, and humid. The monthly 24-hour average temperature ranges from in July and August


Derna, Libya

certain that 'Electric Beard' and his brave soldiers will stand at whatever cost, faithful to the last." Bergonzoli replied: "I am aware of the honour and I have today repeated to my troops your message — simple and unequivocal. In Bardia we are and here we stay." Graziani daily recorded his apprehension. He bemoaned the situation and his fate, accused Marshal Pietro Badoglio (Supreme


Memramcook, New Brunswick

Brunswick List of historic places in Westmorland County, New Brunswick Memramcook is called the "Berceau de l'Acadie", which translates to "cradle of Acadia". Long been inhabited by the Mi'kmaq (Mi'kmaq people), the site saw the arrival of Acadians in 1700. ARSENAULT, Bona, Histoire des Acadiens, Bibliothèque nationale du Québec. 1978. Lemaéac p 79. Name The village name is originally Micmac and means "


Rankin Inlet

. The airline was started by Frank Robert May (formerly a pilot for Lamb Air) and his wife Judy Saxby in 1972, in the Keewatin Region (Keewatin Region, Northwest Territories), then part of the Northwest Territories. May Family History '''Whale Cove''' ('''ᑎᑭᕋᕐᔪᐊᖅ''' in Inuktitut syllabics) (''Tikiraqjuaq'', meaning "long point"), is a hamlet (Hamlet (place)) located


Basankusu

a separate wattle and daub structure, behind the main house. The toilet, in a town without water mains, is normally a simple cubicle (Washroom) concealing a pit or "long drop" dry toilet (Pit toilet). Pit Toilet photo Basankusu is fortunate for having a good underground water supply and many houses have on-site water hand pumps. Habitat for Humanity http


Nakuru

at the RFUEA ground, Nairobi (winning 13 - 11). The next two matches were played at the same location, beating the host club 16-0 the next day and earning a 9-all tie against Kenya Central Province (Kenya Central Province (rugby)) on Wednesday 17 May. The last match for the London club was against Kenya (Kenya national rugby union team) at Nakuru on Saturday 20th May (winning 8-0). This last match was played under a typical Kenya#Geography and climate "long-rains"


Hamilton, Bermuda

;''Virgineola''", and the "Isle of Devils"). Despite the limited land mass, there has also been a tendency for place names to be repeated; there are, for instance, two islands named "Long Island", three bays known as "Long Bay" and the town of St. George is located within the parish of St. George on the island of St. George (each known as St. George's), whereas Bermuda's capital (Capital (political)), the City of Hamilton (Hamilton, Bermuda), lies


Brookfield, Wisconsin

) before statehood, mother of famed author Laura Ingalls Wilder, and subject of the book ''Little House in Brookfield'', one of the ''Little House'' series * Ken Jungels, MLB player * Ted Kanavas, Wisconsin State Senate * Matt Katula, NFL player * Joe Kuether, professional poker player * Robert Andrew "Bob" Long (Bob Long) Wide receiver for Green Bay Packers during Vince Lombardi era * Arie Luyendyk, two-time Indianapolis 500 winner * Eddie


East Kalimantan

as a "long sandstone ridge with several small peaks". The typical habitat of this species is mossy forest. A population of approximately 200 plants has been found growing at an elevation of around 1600 McPherson, S.R. 2009. ''Pitcher Plants of the Old World''. 2 volumes. Redfern Natural History Productions, Poole. or 1700 m. ''Nepenthes mollis


Nag Hammadi

the translations now available. The fact that four manuscript "editions" of this text survived—two "long" versions and two "short" versions—suggests how important this text was in early gnostic Christian circles. It should also be noted that in the three Nag Hammadi codices where the ''Apocryphon of John'' appears, the text in each case is the first text of the collection. Oxyrhynchus 654 had a heading which seems to describe the work as a collection of "sayings


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