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Sable Island

. Although the island has a heliport, there is no runway for fixed wing aircraft, which land instead on south beach in an area designated as the Sable Island Aerodrome. Prior permission is required to land, as the area is often unusable due to changing sand conditions. Sable Island in popular culture The unique landscape, history of shipwrecks, and wildlife, especially horses, have made Sable Island an iconic place in Atlantic Canada and attracted considerable international following. In non-fiction Shipwreck survivors published early survival narratives about their experiences at Sable Island, beginning with the sinking of the ''Delight'' in 1583. Rainer K. Baehre “The Casting Away of the Delight” in ''Outrageous Seas: Shipwreck and Survival in the Waters off Newfoundland, 1583–1893'' McGill-Queens Press (1999), p. 12 The first formal history of the island, ''Sable Island: its History and Phenomena'', was written in 1894 by George Patterson. Many other histories of the island and its shipwrecks have been published since, such as Lyall Campbell's two books - ''Sable Island, Fatal and Fertile Crescent'' in 1974 and ''Sable Island Shipwrecks: Disaster and Survival at the North Atlantic Graveyard'' in 1994 - and more recently, ''A Dune Adrift: The Strange Origins and Curious History of Sable Island'', written in 2004 by Marq de Villiers. In fiction The island has also inspired works of fiction beginning in 1802 when Nova Scotia author Thomas Chandler Haliburton published "The Sable Island Ghost", a story about a ghostly woman inspired by the loss of the brig ''Francis'' in 1798. His story helped raise support for the establishment of a rescue station on the island. Gail Anne McNeil, "Sable Island, the Graveyard of the Atlantic", in ''Disasters at Sea'', Tony Cranston (1986), p. 119. Canadian writer James MacDonald Oxley wrote a youth novel ''The Wreckers of Sable Island'' in 1897. Frank Parker Day's 1928 novel ''Rockbound'' features a vivid depiction of the sinking of the schooner ''Sylvia Mosher'' during the 1926 August Gales (1926 Atlantic hurricane season) at Sable Island. Gwendolyn Davies, "Afterword", ''Rockbound'', University of Toronto Press (1989), p. 302 One of the island's most notable temporary residents was Nova Scotian author Thomas H. Raddall, whose early experiences working at the wireless post there served as the inspiration for his 1950 novel ''The Nymph and the Lamp''.


Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

coastline that, today, forms the major part of the coast of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. Typical is a distinct "double coast", whereby offshore islands separate so-called ''bodden'' (~lagoons) from the open sea, forming a unique landscape. Germany's two largest islands, Rügen and Usedom, belong to West Pomerania. The region is mentioned in the Mecklenburg-Vorpommern state constitution as one of the two constituating regions of the state with the right to form


Dera Ghazi Khan

Khan is a mid-country city located on the junction of all the four provinces of Pakistan i.e. Sindh, Punjab, Balochistan and Khyber Pukhtunkhwa. Due to its location, it has been once in the list of prospective capitals of Pakistan. It has beautiful and unique landscape including the Indus River, Green Fields, Pachad Desert and the Sulaiman Mountains.


Asunción

, connecting numerous tourist locations across a unique landscape of hills and brooks only a few miles away from Asunción. One of them is the Mbatovi (Eco Reserva Mbatoví) reservation, located 72 km away from Asunción following the road that connects the Routes 1 and 2, the roadhouses of Chololó, Pinamar, Piraretá and others. '''Cirilo Antonio Rivarola Acosta''' (1836, Asunción - 1879) was President (List of Presidents of Paraguay) of Paraguay March 1, 1870 - December 10, 1871


Curitiba

vegetation and cascades, on a unique landscape. The Opera is part of the Pedreiras Park, together with the Paulo Leminski Cultural Space, where the Passion of Christ was enacted, and hosted many other big events since 1989, and can receive, in open air, 10 thousand people seating or 50 thousand standing. thumb Japan square (File:Brazil, parana, curitiba, japan square.jpg) * '''Japan Square''', Sete de Setembro Avenue, junction with Rep. Argentina Avenue – Água Verde. Opens – Culture House


Bandung

as a villa. It lies in the northern part of Bandung, overlooking the city to south and the Tangkuban Perahu mountain to the north. Villa Isola and its 2 gardens have a magnificent design by its architect, combining the unique landscape and the Indo-European architectural style. This monumental art was later used for a hotel, named Hotel de Luxe. Now it serves as UPI's (Indonesia University of Education) headmastership building. * Commons:Category:Bandung Wikipedia:Bandung


Brandenburg

through Brandenburg. In addition, there are well maintained roads. Public transport to many rural destinations is poor. There are a few railroad connections within Brandenburg and there are public buses, but travelers should check timetables for connections. See * Potsdam with its spectacular royal palaces and parks, the Dutch Quarter is a lovely city and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. * The Spreewald, a unique landscape with hundreds of small irrigation canals, a UNESCO biosphere


Cape Verde

paradise, home to many unique flora that live in its misty forests *'''Pico de Fogo''' - an active volcano on Fogo that has created a unique landscape best explored on foot or horseback Get in Visas Visas are required. If you are arriving from a country with a Cape Verde embassy, you can purchase a visa in advance. Otherwise, a visa can be purchased on arrival. The Cape Verde Bureau (Cape Verde Consul) in Liverpool, England provides travel visas for travellers


Lower Saxony

2000 years. Most tourists to this area are drawn by the unique landscape, the breezy climate (with summer highs rarely exceeding 30°C) and the wide white sandy beaches. * the old town of Brunswick * the former EXPO 2000 area in Hannover Do * Swim in the North Sea * Go ''Wattwandern'' (i.e. hiking through the mudflats during low tide, that are covered by water during high tide) '''only do this with a licensed guide''' as the flood arrives almost unnoticed and the channels that bring


Kiev

). However, the city's unique landscape distinguishes it from the surrounding region. Kiev is located on both sides of the Dnieper River, which flows south through the city towards the Black Sea. The older right-bank (''western'') part of the city is represented by numerous woody hills, ravines and small rivers. It is a part of the larger Dnieper Upland adjoining the western bank of the Dnieper in its mid-flow. Kiev expanded to the Dnieper's lowland left bank (''to the east'') only in the 20th century. Significant areas of the left-bank Dnieper valley were artificially sand-deposited, and are protected by dams. The Dnieper River forms a branching system of tributaries (tributary), isles, and harbors within the city limits. The city is adjoined by the mouth of the Desna River and the Kiev Reservoir in the north, and the Kaniv Reservoir in the south. Both the Dnieper and Desna rivers are navigable (navigation) at Kiev, although regulated by the reservoir shipping locks and limited by winter freeze-over. In total, there are 448 bodies of open water within the boundaries of Kiev, which include Dnieper itself, its reservoirs, and several small rivers, dozens of lakes and artificially created ponds. They occupy 7949 hectares of territory. Additionally, the city boasts of 16 developed beaches (totalling 140 hectares) and 35 near-water recreational areas (covering more than 1000 hectares). Many are used for pleasure and recreation, although some of the bodies of water are not suitable for swimming. Commons:Category:Kiev WikiPedia:Kiev Dmoz:Regional Europe Ukraine Provinces Kyiv Oblast Kyiv


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