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Baltiysk

Königsberg (East Prussia) (today Baltiysk, Kaliningrad Oblast). thumb 350px right The Strait of Baltiysk is by Baltiysk (Image:Bay of Gdańsk Zatoka Gdańska.png) The '''Strait of Baltiysk''' is a strait in Kaliningrad Oblast, Russia, enabling passage from the Baltic Sea into the Vistula Lagoon. It separates the Sambian Peninsula and Vistula Spit. The strait is the main connection from the open sea to the important ports of Baltiysk and Kaliningrad in Russia, as well as to the Polish (Poland) ports of Elbląg, Braniewo, Tolkmicko, Frombork, Sztutowo, Krynica Morska, and Nowa Pasłęka. What Changes will a Canal on the Vistula Spit bring? . In late October 1917, the IV Scouting Group steamed to Pillau (Baltiysk), arriving on the 30th. They were tasked with replacing the heavy units of the fleet that had just completed Operation Albion, the conquest of the islands in the Gulf of Riga, along with the battleships of the I Battle Squadron. The risk of mines that had come loose in a recent storm, however, prompted the naval command to cancel the mission, and ''Pillau'' and the rest of the IV Scouting Group was ordered to return to the North Sea on 31 October. Staff, pp. 146–147 Dygolo said that the dockyard, in the closed military town of Baltiysk (w:Baltiysk), near Kaliningrad, had been leased to the ''Yenisey'''s St Petersburg (w:St Petersburg) owner, a private company, who were conducting the work themselves. He said an investigation has been launched by the navy led by top admiral Vladimir Vysotsky (w:Vladimir Vysotsky (Admiral)).


Zhangzhou

. Economy Longyan serves as a strategic center for the distribution of goods to Xiamen, Quanzhou and Zhangzhou. It also acts as a gateway for trade with Guangdong and Jiangxi province. It is the main connection between the inland and coastal area. History The Han Chinese began arriving in the area during the reign of Qianlong Emperor. Members of the Zhang (Zhang (surname)) clan from Zhangzhou as well as the Jian(簡 (Wiktionary:簡)), Lin (Lin (surname)) and Xiao (Xiao (surname)) clans from Nanjing County in Zhangzhou were among the early settlers. A yamen was established in 1759 near the present Nantou Elementary School. In 1898, Nantou Commandery (Commandery (China)) was organized. After the retrocession of Taiwan to the Republic of China (Political status of Taiwan#Cession, retrocession and self-determination of Taiwan), Nantou County was organized out of Taichung County in 1950, and, in October of the same year, Nantou Township (Administrative divisions of the Republic of China#Structural hierarchy) was organized with the county government seated in it. On July 1, 1957, the Taiwan provincial government (Taiwan Province) moved to Zhongxing New Village, making Nantou the location of the provincial government. In 1981, Nantou became a county-controlled city. Due to its location along the Chelungpu Fault,


Osasco

, Osasco and ending in Pinheiros was created to take people to São Paulo in alternate itineraries. Highways The Rodovia Castelo Branco is the only major highway of the state of São Paulo that crosses the city, on its north portion. It is also possible to access the city from the Rodovia Raposo Tavares, crossing a part of the city of Cotia, and from Osasco via the Avenida dos Autonomistas. The Rodoanel Mário Covas also crosses the city and serves as the main

connection to the other highways and the city of São Paulo itself. *States: Espírito Santo, Minas Gerais, Rio de Janeiro (Rio de Janeiro (state)), São Paulo (São Paulo (state)) *Largest Cities: São Paulo (11.037.593); Rio de Janeiro (6.186.710); Belo Horizonte (2.452.617); Guarulhos (1.299.283); Campinas (1.064.669); São Gonçalo (São Gonçalo, Rio de Janeiro) (991.382); Duque de Caxias (872.762); Nova Iguaçu (865.089); São Bernardo do Campo (810.979); Osasco (718.646); Santo André (673.396); Uberlândia (634.345); Contagem (625.393); São José dos Campos (615.871); Sorocaba (584.313); Ribeirão Preto (563.107); Juiz de Fora (526.706); Belford Roxo (501.544); Niterói (479.384); São João de Meriti (469.827); Betim (441.748); Campos dos Goytacazes (434.008); *Economy: Manufacturing (machinery, electronics, automobile and aviation), coffee, sugar cane, tourism, petroleum, textiles, energy production (not sufficient, however, to fulfill its demand). It is the business-economic center of Brazil, and most large companies present in Brazil have constructed their headquarters in this region Local bus service is provided by SBCTrans - Consórcio São Bernardo Transportes, which has owned the rights to operate the ETCSBC - Empresa de Transporte Coletivo de São Bernardo do Campo routes in 1998. SBCTrans website (Portuguese) Buses and minibuses are used in this operation. Intercity buses are also available connecting São Bernardo do Campo to Diadema, Mauá, Osasco, Ribeirão Pires, Rio Grande da Serra, Santo André, São Caetano do Sul and São Paulo. EMTU site as of February 22, 2012 Many bus companies operate such routes under permission of EMTU - Empresa Metropolitana de Transportes Urbanos de São Paulo, a state-owned company. * Dmoz:América do Sul Brasil Estados São Paulo Municípios O Osasco WikiPedia:Osasco commons:Osasco


Kaliningrad Oblast

and Vistula Spit. The strait is the main connection from the open sea to the important ports of Baltiysk and Kaliningrad in Russia, as well as to the Polish (Poland) ports of Elbląg, Braniewo, Tolkmicko, Frombork, Sztutowo, Krynica Morska, and Nowa Pasłęka. What Changes will a Canal on the Vistula Spit bring? commons:Category:Kaliningrad Oblast WikiPedia:Kaliningrad Oblast Dmoz:Regional Europe Russia Administrative_Regions Kaliningradskaya_Oblast


Kaliningrad

. It separates the Sambian Peninsula and Vistula Spit. The strait is the main connection from the open sea to the important ports of Baltiysk and Kaliningrad in Russia, as well as to the Polish (Poland) ports of Elbląg, Braniewo, Tolkmicko, Frombork, Sztutowo, Krynica Morska, and Nowa Pasłęka. What Changes will a Canal on the Vistula Spit bring? WikiPedia:Kaliningrad Dmoz:Regional Europe Russia Administrative Regions Kaliningradskaya Oblast Kaliningrad commons:Калининград


Concord, New Hampshire

the road actually takes, serves in two capacities: as an east–west interstate highway north of Interstate 90 in New England, and as a substantial part of the main connection between the major cities of Montreal and Boston. The largest cities directly served by I-89 are Concord, New Hampshire and Burlington, Vermont. I-89 is one of three Interstate highways whose entire route is located within the New England states. File:MontcalmNH.jpg thumb 300px right New


Quanzhou

, Quanzhou and Zhangzhou. It also acts as a gateway for trade with Guangdong and Jiangxi province. It is the main connection between the inland and coastal area. Partner cities * Wikipedia:Quanzhou commons:Quanzhou


Campinas

align center VCP align center SBKP style "background:#ddd;" Viracopos Airport (Viracopos-Campinas International Airport) - ** Campina Grande Airport **Campinas – Viracopos-Campinas International Airport ** Campo Grande International Airport Considered as one of the most important educators and researchers in physics in Brazil, along with Cesar Lattes, José Leite Lopes and Mario Schenberg, Damy was born in Campinas, São Paulo in 1914, the son of Harald Egydio de Souza Santos a photographer, and Maria Luiza Damy de Souza Santos. He did his secondary studies in the State Gymnasium (later to be called Colégio Culto à Ciência) and was a keen student of sciences, particularly physics and chemistry. See also *Campinas, a city and county located in the state of São Paulo (São Paulo (state)), Brazil. Poços de Caldas occupies a highly strategic geographical location, due to its proximity to São Paulo (243 km), Belo Horizonte (460 km) and Rio de Janeiro (470 km), whose connections are made with good highways, and due to its integration into the routes of the hydro-mineral spas of Serra Negra, Águas de Lindóia, Socorro, Monte Alegre do Sul, Águas da Prata, Caldas (Pocinhos do Rio Verde), Cambuquira, Lambari, Caxambu and São Lourenço (São Lourenço, Minas Gerais). Poços de Caldas is also close to the most developed regions of the interior of the state of São Paulo, such as Ribeirão Preto (240 km), Campinas (160 km) and São José dos Campos (315 km). Media A film documentary (documentary film), featuring Adriana Florence, a grand-grand-granddaughter of Hércules Florence living in Campinas, Brazil, has been made by the Discovery Channel and retraces part of the expedition's itinerary. It also visited St. Petersburg's Langsdorff museum collections. The director was Mauricio Dias. thumb 300px right Sugar cane mill in São Carlos, 1840 (Image:Florence sugar cane mill.jpg) Florence's life changed dramatically when he decided to respond to a newspaper advertisement put by Baron von Langsdorff (1773–1852), the consul general of the Russian Empire (Russia) in Brazil, a German (Germany)-born physician and naturalist (natural history) who was organizing on behalf of the Russian Imperial Academy of Sciences a scientific expedition to the Amazon (Amazon Basin). He was hired as an illustrator and topographic draftsman, together with German (Germany) painter (Painting) Johann Moritz Rugendas (1802


Ashkelon

, and Gaza in addition to Ashdod. thumb The central bus station (File:CityMall1.JPG) Ashdod is located on the historic Via Maris. Highway 4 (Highway 4 (Israel)) was developed following this route along the southern sea shore of Israel; it serves as the main connection to the north, towards the Tel Aviv metropolitan area (Gush Dan), and to the south, towards Ashkelon.Ad Halom junction was planned as the main entrance to the city from the east. The junction was poorly planned and built, including a grade-level railway crossing less than 100 meters from the intersection with Highway 4 and a dangerous intersection with the nearby railway station's access road, and it suffered from heavy congestion (traffic congestion). WikiPedia:Ashkelon Dmoz:Regional Middle East Israel Localities Ashkelon Commons:Category:Ashkelon


Xiamen

and Tacloban). Economy Longyan serves as a strategic center for the distribution of goods to Xiamen, Quanzhou and Zhangzhou. It also acts as a gateway for trade with Guangdong and Jiangxi province. It is the main connection between the inland and coastal area. ** Shenyang – Shenyang Taoxian International Airport ** Xiamen – Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport ** Hong Kong International Airport - Xiamen * Wikipedia:Xiamen


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