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Bouvet Island

islands and the uncertainty as to whether he had been on Thompson or Liverpool (i.e. Bouvet) Island. Norris's positioning deviating from the correct location combined with the island's lack of a natural harbour and small size made the UK accept the Norwegian claim. Kyvik (2008): 52 This resulted in diplomatic negotiations between the two countries, and in November 1929, Britain renounced its claim to the island. The Hjalmar Riiser-Larsen


Callao

accommodate ships of great draft. Again flagship of her station, flying the pennant of Commodore Henry E. Ballard, ''North Carolina'' reached Callao, Peru on 26 May 1837. With the War of the Confederation raging between Chile and Peru, and relations between the United States and Mexico strained, ''North Carolina'' protected the important American commerce of the eastern Pacific until March 1839. Since her great size made her less flexible than smaller ships, she returned to the New


Vancouver, Washington

, but exigencies of war soon saw the yard building LST landing craft (Landing Ship, Tank) and then Escort Aircraft Carriers all before the end of the yard's first year in operation. The yard had twelve building ways and an enormous 3,000 foot outfitting dock along with a unique additional building slip originally intended to add prefabricated superstructures to Liberty ships. Their small size made them useful for transporting assembled aircraft of various sizes, but combat fighters were


Marshall Islands

was gained, close bombardment by battleships. Guam was chosen as a target because its large size made it suitable as a base for supporting the next stage of operations towards the Philippines, Taiwan and the Ryukyu Islands; the deep-water harbor at Apra (Apra Harbor) was suitable for the largest ships; and the two airfields would be suitable for B-29 Superfortress bombers. The weak defenses of the Palaus and the potential for airfield construction made them attractive targets


Switzerland

was a Swiss (Switzerland) and German (Germany) anti-tank rifle used during the Second World War. It was a variant of the earlier S-18 100 (Solothurn S-18 100) with modifications for a higher muzzle velocity, as well as a larger cartridge (cartridge (firearms)) size. As a result of its large, powerful ammunition the gun had a tremendous recoil, and its size made portability difficult. The '''Solothurn S-18 100 20 mm Anti-Tank Cannon''' was a Swiss (Switzerland) & Germany

German anti-tank rifle used during the Second World War. It had a semi-automatic action in a bullpup configuration. As a result of its large, powerful ammunition, the gun had a tremendous recoil, and its size made portability difficult. The feed was either from a five or (more usually) ten-round magazine that was attached horizontally to the left side of the gun. The gun used 20 × 105 mm belted-case ammunition which it shared with the S 18-350 aircraft cannon


Taiwan

was chosen as a target because its large size made it suitable as a base for supporting the next stage of operations towards the Philippines, Taiwan and the Ryukyu Islands; the deep-water harbor at Apra (Apra Harbor) was suitable for the largest ships; and the two airfields would be suitable for B-29 Superfortress bombers. thumb 300px Mackenzie (standing, 2nd from right) with fellow naval officers, 1865 (File:Naval Officers 1866.jpg) During 1863 and 1864 he participated


Turkey

in Safavid Persia (Iran) and Ottoman (Ottoman Empire) Turkey, as well as Mughal (Mughal Empire) and the Deccan Sultanates in India. Within these regions, various methods emerged in which colors were made to float on the surface of a bath of viscous liquid mucilage or ''size'', made from various plants. These include ''katheera'' or ''kitre''- gum tragacanth (''Astragalus'' often used as a binder by apothecaries in making tablets), ''shambalîleh'' or ''methi


New Zealand

Government Railways also utilised the class to operate revenue services on smaller branch lines. None existed in government service by 1905, but their small size made them perfect for use on bush tramways (tramway (mineral)) and small private industrial sidings. Many members of the class survived for years in private use, and although all are now retired from commercial service, four have survived to be preserved by railway enthusiasts and two of the four are currently in full operational condition


Germany

was a Swiss (Switzerland) and German (Germany) anti-tank rifle used during the Second World War. It was a variant of the earlier S-18 100 (Solothurn S-18 100) with modifications for a higher muzzle velocity, as well as a larger cartridge (cartridge (firearms)) size. As a result of its large, powerful ammunition the gun had a tremendous recoil, and its size made portability difficult. The '''Solothurn S-18 100 20 mm Anti-Tank Cannon''' was a Swiss (Switzerland) & Germany

German anti-tank rifle used during the Second World War. It had a semi-automatic action in a bullpup configuration. As a result of its large, powerful ammunition, the gun had a tremendous recoil, and its size made portability difficult. The feed was either from a five or (more usually) ten-round magazine that was attached horizontally to the left side of the gun. The gun used 20 × 105 mm belted-case ammunition which it shared with the S 18-350 aircraft cannon


India

Ottoman Turkey, as well as Mughal (Mughal Empire) and the Deccan Sultanates in India. Within these regions, various methods emerged in which colors were made to float on the surface of a bath of viscous liquid mucilage or ''size'', made from various plants. These include ''katheera'' or ''kitre''- gum tragacanth (''Astragalus'' often used as a binder by apothecaries in making tablets), ''shambalîleh'' or ''methi''- fenugreek seed (an ingredient in curry mixtures


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