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Cape Bojador

) and Río de Oro (in the south) to form the province of Spanish Sahara. *Saguia el-Hamra is the northern third with the city El Aaiún. *Río de Oro is the southern two-thirds (south of Cape Bojador), with the city Dakhla (Dakhla, Western Sahara). * Jan van Eyck paints the Arnolfini Portrait. * Explorer Gil Eanes reaches Cape Bojador in Western Sahara, thus destroying the legends of the "Dark Sea". * Portuguese (Portugal) traders deliver

Venetian explorer Alvise Cadamosto in his book "Navigazione". Starting in 1421, exploratory vessels were sent by Prince Henry the Navigator, managing to cross Cape Non and reaching Cape Bojador, then considered the southern limit of the world, stretching into the ''"dark sea"'' William D'Hertburn, ''Progress and Prosperity: The Old World and Its Remaking Into the New'', 1911 (Latin ''Mare Tenebrarum


Chanhassen, Minnesota

. Persuaded by her ''Drop Dead Gorgeous'' co-star Kirstie Alley, Adams moved to Los Angeles, California, in January 1999. Describing her first year there as her "dark year" and "bleak", she recalled that she would "pine for that time" at Chanhassen because she "really loved that security and schedule", and said, "


Granby, Quebec

the bout at 2:00 of the first round. The area south of Montreal (Montérégie) was so affected that the triangle formed by Saint-Hyacinthe (Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec), Granby (Granby, Quebec) and Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu was nicknamed the ''triangle noir'' ("dark or black triangle") by the French-language media,


Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec

-Hyacinthe, Quebec Saint-Hyacinthe , Quebec, Canada DATE OF DEATH 9 March 1874 The area south of Montreal (Montérégie) was so affected that the triangle formed by Saint-Hyacinthe (Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec), Granby (Granby, Quebec) and Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu was nicknamed the ''triangle noir'' ("dark or black triangle") by the French-language media,


Tal Afar

; On Friday, 14 May 2010, an attacker detonated explosives hidden inside a vehicle at the entrance to the football stadium in Tal Afar that killed 10 people and injured 120 others. Earlier, the Islamic State of Iraq, warned Shiites of "dark days soaked with blood". "What is happening to you nowadays is just a drizzle," said Al-Nasser Lideen Allah Abu Suleiman (Abu Suleiman al-Naser), the group's so-called minister of war. ref name "Deadly bombing hits Iraqi stadium


Mazatlán

;oscura" (dark). '''Cerveza Pacífico Clara''', better known as '''Pacífico''', is a Mexican (Mexico) pilsner (pilsner (beer))-style beer. It was first brewed in 1900 when three Germans opened a brewery, the Cerveceria del Pacífico in Mazatlán. Cerveza Pacífico is named so because the Pacífico brewery is located in the Pacific Ocean port city of Mazatlán, in the state of Sinaloa, México. Its label includes a picture depicting a lifesaver encompassing a hill

with the port's lighthouse hill, known locally as "Cerro del Crestón." In Mazatlán, the beer is available in three different size bottles: "cuartitos" (6 fl. oz), "medias" (12 fl. oz.), and "ballenas" (32 fl. oz.). "Clara" means clear, blonde, as opposed to "oscura" (dark). At the outbreak of the war with Mexico, Shubrick requested sea duty and, in ''Independence'' (USS Independence (1814)), sailed for the California coast to relieve Commodore John D. Sloat in command of American Naval forces there. However. Commodore James Biddle brought his East India Squadron to Monterey, California, on 2 January 1847 only a week after Shubrick's arrival, and assumed command. In April, Shubrick sailed for the coast of Mexico to head the blockade of Mazatlán and Guaymas. Early in June, Shubrick was recalled to California where Biddle restored him to overall command on 19 July and sailed for the East Coast. **Los Mochis – Federal del Valle del Fuerte International Airport ** **Mazatlán – General Rafael Buelna International Airport * *Sonora Lorena Herrera Mazatlán, Sinaloa Actress, singer and model


Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu

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Ensenada, Baja California

was more fruitful. Ensenada, Baja California was founded. San Diego Bay was explored and Catalina Island (Santa Catalina Island, California) was named. The explorers reached as far north as Monterey Bay, Alta California, which Vizcaíno named in honor of the viceroy. Subsequent plans to colonize Alta California foundered when Zúñiga's successor, Juan de Mendoza, 3rd Marquis of Montesclaros, turned out to be much less favorable. http: www.sandiegohistory.org journal 78winter plans.htm PLANS FOR THE OCCUPATION OF UPPER CALIFORNIA A NEW LOOK AT THE "DARK AGE" FROM 1602 TO 1769, The Journal of San Diego History SAN DIEGO HISTORICAL SOCIETY QUARTERLY, Winter 1978, Volume 24, Number 1


Alta California

and Colorado Rivers as the locale for forts or presidios preventing the French or the English from "occupying Monterey (Monterey, California) and invading the neighboring coasts of California which are at the mouth of the Carmel River." Plans for the Occupation of Upper California: A New Look at the "Dark Age" from 1602 to 1769, ''The Journal of San Diego History'', San Diego Historical Society Quarterly

Vizcaíno named in honor of the viceroy. Subsequent plans to colonize Alta California foundered when Zúñiga's successor, Juan de Mendoza, 3rd Marquis of Montesclaros, turned out to be much less favorable. http: www.sandiegohistory.org journal 78winter plans.htm PLANS FOR THE OCCUPATION OF UPPER CALIFORNIA A NEW LOOK AT THE "DARK AGE" FROM 1602 TO 1769, The Journal of San Diego History SAN DIEGO HISTORICAL SOCIETY QUARTERLY, Winter 1978, Volume 24, Number 1 ref>

Marquis of Montesclaros , turned out to be much less favorable. http: www.sandiegohistory.org journal 78winter plans.htm PLANS FOR THE OCCUPATION OF UPPER CALIFORNIA A NEW LOOK AT THE "DARK AGE" FROM 1602 TO 1769, The Journal of San Diego History SAN DIEGO HISTORICAL SOCIETY QUARTERLY, Winter 1978, Volume 24, Number 1 As viceroy of New Spain He made his formal entry into Mexico City on October 26, 1603, accompanied by his wife Ana de Mendoza, and assumed


Helsingborg

and symphonic features, such as the in studio use of synthesizers and occasionally full orchestras and choir singing. The name Darkane is a portmanteau (Portmanteau word) of the words "dark" and "arcane". Since the 1970s, improved highways and commuter train connections have meant that commuting area has grown to include Ystad, Skurup, Sjöbo, Eslöv, Höör, Landskrona and Helsingborg. It's not uncommon to live by Malmö and work either in Ystad or Helsingborg, or vice versa. Mentally, however, these towns have kept their allegiance with older divisions of Scania. Inhabitants of Eslöv and Höör consider themselves to live in Central Scania, like Landskrona still is grouped together with Helsingborg rather than Malmö–Lund. Strömgren was born in 1870 in Helsingborg, Scania (Skåne). He received his doctorate at Lund University in 1898, becoming docent there the same year. He worked at the University of Kiel from 1901, and assisted in the publication of Astronomische Nachrichten from 1901 to 1904. Image Archive - Svante Elis Strömgren - Astrophysical Institute Potsdam. He became Professor of Astronomy and director of the Copenhagen Observatory of the University of Copenhagen in 1907. He died in Copenhagen in 1947. Another design for ring binders was invented in 1889 by Andreas Tengwall in Helsingborg, Sweden and patented in 1890 under the name 'Trio binder', named after a business consortium of Tengwall and two associates. Tengwall's design uses four rings, two coming from each side in a forking fashion. The hole placement of Tengwall's Trio binder is still used as a de-facto standard for hole punching in Sweden under the name ''triohålning''. These holes are 21mm, 70mm and 21mm apart. (In this Wikipedia:Helsingborg Dmoz:Regional Europe Sweden Skåne County Localities Helsingborg Commons:Helsingborg


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