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Blanc-Sablon, Quebec

who may have named it after the fine white sand of the eponymous bay (''blanc'' means "white", whereas ''sablon'' is the diminutive form of ''sable'' meaning "sand"). Or it may be named after Blancs-Sablons Cove in Saint-Malo, home town of Jacques Cartier, who landed at the place in 1534 and set up a cross near the current site of Lourdes-de-Blanc-Sablon. north of Blanc-Sablon (Blanc-Sablon, Quebec), Quebec, Canada.


El Nido, Palawan

inspired Alex Garland's novel ''The Beach (The Beach (novel))'', which was written while the author was in El Nido. Aside from the '''Secret Beach''', the island is also famous for the '''Kulasa Beach''', a 100-meter beach strip of fine white sand located at one of its coves. The sea floor surrounding the beach slopes gradually and the water deepens only after about 10 meters. There are four dive sites


Puerto Peñasco

, with its relatively shallow and very calm waters. There are beaches along most of this coastline, some of which with fine, white sand.The best known of these are San Carlos (San Carlos Nuevo Guaymas), Puerto Peñasco and Bahía Kino. San Carlos, with its Los Algodones Beach is one of the most visited areas on the Sonoran coast. ''Los Algodones'' ("The Cottons") is name for its dunes of white sand, which can be compared to cotton balls. San


Stoke-on-Trent

;Robert Copeland, ''Spode'', p. 4. In 1776, he bought the old pottery works at Stoke Robert Copeland, ''Spode'', p. 5 Fig. 3 shows the record of purchase. which had formerly been the property of William Banks (in partnership with Turner), on the same site as the later Spode factory which continued operating into modern times. His business in creamware (a fine cream-coloured earthenware) and in pearlware (a fine white-glazed earthenware), was very successful


Sonora

relatively shallow and very calm waters. There are beaches along most of this coastline, some of which with fine, white sand. The best known of these are San Carlos (San Carlos Nuevo Guaymas), Puerto Peñasco and Bahía Kino. San Carlos, with its Los Algodones Beach is one of the most visited areas on the Sonoran coast. ''Los Algodones'' ("The Cottons") is name for its dunes of white sand, which can be compared to cotton balls. San Carlos has a large variety of sea life off its shores, making it popular for sports fishing and scuba diving. A number of Yaquis, Seris and Guaymas on and around the Tetakawi Hill, making a living from fishing.


Food and Drug Administration

up like a sunrise. Eight minutes later the sound of the explosion arrived, with fallout several hours later. The fallout, fine white flaky dust of calcined coral had absorbed highly radioactive fission products, fell on the ship for three hours. The fishermen scooped it into bags with their bare hands. The dust stuck to surfaces, bodies and hair; after the radiation sickness symptoms appeared, the fishermen called it . The US government


Guangzhou

." *cantón cotton cloth: from ''Cantão'', old Portuguese (Portuguese language) name for Guangzhou, alteration of Chinese ''Guang-dong'' (廣東), ''Kuang-tung'', "region of the east," from ''guang'' "region" + ''dōng'' "east." *caolín type of fine, white clay: from French (French language) ''kaolin caolin'', from ''Kaoling'', name of a hill in southeast China where this clay was originally obtained, from Chinese ''Gaoling'' (高嶺


Tel Aviv

, later to the navy. In 1957 he was appointed as a judge on the Court of Military Appeals, a position in which he held until launching an enquiry in the USS Liberty incident in 1967. In 1944, al-Husayni sponsored an unsuccessful chemical warfare assault on the Jewish community in Palestine. Five parachutists were supplied with maps of Tel Aviv, canisters of a German–manufactured "fine white powder


Soviet Union

. * '''Cogwheels''', exemplified on the crest of Afghanistan (Coat_of_arms_of_Afghanistan), Angola and the People's Republic of China. The sky in the west lit up like a sunrise. Eight minutes later the sound of the explosion arrived, with fallout several hours later. The fallout, fine white flaky dust of calcined coral had absorbed highly radioactive fission products, fell on the ship for three hours. The fishermen scooped it into bags with their bare hands. The dust stuck


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