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Waiapu Valley

of Hikurangi look down at the blue cod (Parapercis colias) soup, indeed white as the hair of my head). Singing the praises of home — the white layer of fat on top of the soup showed its high caloric value. 19th-century gold prospecting NB: This section is based on text from


Atlixco

doorway is a cornucopia and above this is a choir window covered by a shell arch. On either side of the window there are columns and geometric relief patterns as well as Moorish medallions. Inside there is a notable 18th century gold leaf altarpiece called the Retablo de Reyes.


Federated Malay States

Wan Tho in conjunction with King George VI (George VI of the United Kingdom) granting Singapore a Royal Charter in 1951, raising its status to a city; (4) an 1844 daguerreotype of the view from Fort Canning Hill by French customs service officer Alphonse-Eugene Jules, one of the earliest photographic images of Singapore; (5) 14th-century gold armlets and rings in East Javanese style, found at Fort Canning Hill in 1928; (6) a 1939 portrait of Sir Shenton Thomas, the last Governor of the Straits Settlements (List of Governors of the Straits Settlements), by painter Xu Beihong; (7) a collection of 477 natural history drawings of flora and fauna in Melaka commissioned by Resident of Singapore William Farquhar in the 19th century; (8) a wooden hearse used for the funeral of Chinese philanthropist Tan Jiak Kim in 1917; (9) an early 20th-century embroidered Chinese coffin cover, one of the largest of its kind in existence in Singapore; and (10) a glove puppet stage belonging to the Fujian puppet troupe, Xin Sai Le, which came to Singapore in the 1930s. and by the National Heritage Board (National Heritage Board (Singapore)) as one of the top 12 artefacts held in the collections of its museums.


Roanoke Colony

that the ring most likely belonged to one Master Kendall who is recorded as having lived in the Ralph Lane colony on Roanoke Island from 1585 to 1586. If this is the case, the ring represents the first material connection between the Roanoke colonists and the Native Americans on Hatteras Island. Family Crest on Sixteenth-Century Gold Ring Tentatively Identified


Doha

of the Gulf’s ruling families: an 18th-century gold-encased dagger owned by Sheikh Ali Bin Abdullah Al Thani; a sword belonging to King Faisal Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia; and a khanjar (traditional curved dagger) carried by the famed Lawrence of Arabia. The beauty and rarity of this collection bears witness to craftsmanship that has been lost for generations. Open mornings, Sunday to Thursday, by appointment only, after obtaining a letter of authorisation from the Museums Authority


Oman

Hemming was awarded the RGS (Royal Geographical Society)'s Gold Medal (List of Royal Geographical Society Gold Medal recipients (20th century)) in recognition of his work on the Maracá project. The '''American-British Academy''', established in September 1987, is in the city of Muscat (Muscat, Oman), Oman and is one of the premier international schools in the Persian Gulf region. It is a private-non-profit-co-educational-day school that offers a demanding K-12 English-language curriculum to expatriate students in Muscat. With more than 60 different countries represented in a school community of around 720 students, the ABA promotes academic excellence within a context of respect for and understanding of cultural diversity. The students themselves come from various countries over the world and there is no dominant cultural majority. '''Shatti Al-Qurm''' is an upscale residential locality situated on the coast of Muscat (Muscat, Oman), the capital (Capital city) of the Sultanate of Oman. It is bordered by Al-Qurm (Qurum) to the east, the Ministries and Embassies to the west and Madinat Qaboos to the south. It is a very recent development not begun until the mid-80s. The most noticeable sight while driving down the Sultan Qaboos highway used to be the Intercontinental Hotel but today several other significant constructions have been built. Shati is also the home of several more hotels including the Grand Hyatt and budget hotels such as Days Inn. After PDO (PDO, Oman), this is the most popular destination for expatriates living in Muscat. The common and unique feature to Shati is the ocean of white houses. An opera house, cinema (movie theater), theatre, schools and a hospital are also located there. While secular scholars view Bountiful as a fictional location, a few Mormon apologetic (Mormon apologetics) scholars believe that the location of Bountiful can be correlated with any of several locations on Oman's (Oman) southern Dhofar coast on the Arabian peninsula. Locations that have been evaluated are Wadi Hajr (Yemen), Wadi Masilah (Yemen), Dhalqut (Oman), Rakhyut (Oman), Salalah (Oman) and Wadi Sayq Kohr Kharfot (Oman) WikiPedia:Oman Dmoz:Regional Middle East Oman Commons:Category:Oman


Kenya

Institute) and SEMA environment agency. In 1990 Hemming was awarded the RGS (Royal Geographical Society)'s Gold Medal (List of Royal Geographical Society Gold Medal recipients (20th century)) in recognition of his work on the Maracá project. '''Moses Kiptanui''' (born October 1, 1970 in Marakwet District, Kenya) is a middle (Middle distance track event) and long distance (Long-distance track event) athlete (Athletics (sport)) mostly famous for steeplechase (athletics


Croatia

by immigrants from Croatia and Chiloé (Province of Chiloé) during a minor nineteenth century gold rush, '''Porvenir''' (Spanish (Spanish language) for "future") is the capital of both the homonymous commune (List of communes in Chile) and the Chilean Province of Tierra del Fuego (Tierra del Fuego Province, Chile) of the Magallanes and Antartica Chilena Region. It is Chile's southernmost town (List of towns in Chile) (further south than Punta Arenas), and has


South Africa

In fact, black Marines are seen in scenes during which the mission is outlined, as well as during the initial landings, when a wounded black Marine is carried away. During the end credits, historical photographs taken during the Battle

; Global Envision - South Africa - Hip Hop Revolution The political history of Africa plays a predominant role in South African music. In the late 19th century gold was discovered in Johannesburg, and people from different tribes began to migrate to the Johannesburg area. As a result of the rich diversity of various South African tribes, traditional music of South Africa mixed with European music led to the development


Pakistan

Geographical Society RGS 's Gold Medal (List of Royal Geographical Society Gold Medal recipients (20th century)) in recognition of his work on the Maracá project. Origins Although Mukti Bahini was formed to fight off the military crackdown by the Pakistan army on March 25, 1971 during the climax of the Bangladesh freedom movement, The crisis (Bangladesh Liberation War) had already started taking shape with anti-Ayub uprising in 1969 and precipitated into a political crisis at the height of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's Six-point movement (Six point movement) beginning in the 1970s. In March 1971, rising political discontent and cultural nationalism (Nationalism#Cultural nationalism) in what was then East Pakistan (later, Bangladesh) was met by harsh '''Genocide in Bangladesh, 1971.''' Gendercide Watch. suppressive force from the ruling elite of the West Pakistan establishment '''Emerging Discontent, 1966-70.''' Country Studies Bangladesh in what came to be termed Operation Searchlight. '''Anatomy of Violence: Analysis of Civil War in East Pakistan in 1971: Military Action: Operation Searchlight''' Bose S Economic and Political Weekly Special Articles, October 8, 2005''' India started actively aiding and re-organising what was by this time already the nucleus of the Mukti Bahini. This led to a crackdown by West Pakistan forces (Pakistan Army) '''The Pakistani Slaughter That Nixon Ignored , Syndicated Column''' by Sydney Schanberg, New York Times, May 3, 1994 became an important factor in precipitating the civil war as a sea of refugees (estimated at the time to be about 10 million) '''Crisis in South Asia - A report''' by Senator Edward Kennedy to the Subcommittee investigating the Problem of Refugees and Their Settlement, Submitted to U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, November 1, 1971, U.S. Govt. Press.pp6-7 '''India and Pakistan: Over the Edge.''' TIME Dec 13, 1971 Vol. 98 No. 24 came flooding to the eastern provinces of India (East India). p44 Only two easily navigable roads connect GBAO to the outside world, Khorog-Osh and Khorog-Dushanbe, both of which are segments of the Pamir Highway. A third road from Khorog to Tashkurgan in China through the Kulma Pass is very rough. Gorno-Badakhshan is separated from Pakistan by the narrow, but nearly impassable, Wakhan Corridor. Another road leads from Khorog into the Wakhan and across the Afghan border. The term "broiler" is widely known in North America, Australia and England but not elsewhere in the English speaking world. The term "broiler chicken" is very widely used in Pakistan and India, as it was in the former German Democratic Republic and still nowadays in some eastern parts of Germany. The term is also used in Bangladesh, Indonesia, Sweden, Nigeria, Finland, Poland, Hungary, Turkey and the Balkans. CNG is used in traditional gasoline internal combustion engine cars that have been converted into bi-fuel vehicles (gasoline CNG). Natural gas vehicles are increasingly used in the Asia-Pacific region (especially Pakistan Commons:Category:Pakistan WikiPedia:Pakistan Dmoz:Regional Asia Pakistan


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