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2015-05-01 23:01:52

Tusker Trail Adventures successfully evacuated all 16 members of a trekking expedition (PRWEB) May 01, 2015 On Wednesday April 29, 2015, at approximately

2015-05-01 00:20:58

Revenues from Gulf region tourism up 10% in 2015 WASHINGTON, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Visiting the desert is now an attractive alternative in the agenda of a seasoned

2015-04-27 00:24:07

DUBAI, UAE, April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Emperor, a market leading UK-headquartered corporate communications, brand and digital design agency, has opened an office in

2015-04-19 04:21:21

DUBAI, UAE, April 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Atkins has appointed Tom Hasker as managing director for its 750-people strong property division in the Middle East.

2015-04-09 08:28:37

Vice President, Joe Jensen, visits Middle East to direct operations PLEASANT GROVE, Utah, Apr.

2015-04-08 23:11:54

Leading regulatory supervision software provider continues to expand its presence around the globe with the opening of a new office in the Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC) JLT Free Zone.

2015-04-02 08:33:05

DUBAI, April 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Formerly 'exotic' foodstuffs are now travelling across seas and borders to be embraced by all nationalities How do we

2015-04-02 08:25:39

DUBAI, UAE, April 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Skills International Announces New Conferences Moving to another country with no confirmed job could severely impact

2015-03-30 20:25:42

Steep Demand for Performance Marketing Solutions in the Two Regions, Coupled with Explosive Growth in its European Locations, Prompted Sojern's Expansion SAN FRANCISCO, March 30, 2015

2015-03-26 00:20:16

DUBAI, UAE, March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Copart, Inc.


Latest Geography of Asia Reference Libraries

Paektu Mountain
2014-08-28 10:46:25

Paektu Mountain, also known as Baektu Mountain or Changbai Mountain, is an active stratovolcano that is located along the border of China and North Korea. At an elevation of 9,003 feet, it is the tallest peak on the Korean Peninsula and in northeastern China, as well as the tallest peak in the Baekdudaegan and Changbai mountain ranges. The volcano is a popular tourist area for many South Koreans and foreign travelers. Paektu Mountain is a cone shaped volcano that holds a large caldera that...

2014-04-18 10:27:02

The Sulu Bleeding-heart (Gallicolumba menagei) is a species of bird within the pigeon and dove family Columbidae. It is native to the island of Tawi-Tawi and its surrounding islets within the Philippines’ Sulu Archipelago. This species is known from two specimens that were collected in 1891, and has not been recorded with certainty since then. It resides in primary and secondary forests that have a closed canopy. It is of medium size with a short tail. Bright metallic green colored feathers...

Kurilian Bobtail
2013-06-11 13:06:21

The Kurilian bobtail, also known as the Curilsk Bobtail or the Kurilean bobtail, among many other names, is a breed of domestic cat that is sometimes considered a breed group by some registries. The origin of this breed has been claimed by Kamchatka, Sakhalin Island, Russia, and Japan, but it is thought to have originated on the Kuril Islands. The first members of the breed occurred naturally on the islands as a shorthaired variant about two hundred years ago, but the modern variant has only...

Persian Gulf
2013-04-18 13:55:23

The Persian Gulf is located in the western part of Asia between Iran and the Arabian Peninsula. It’s an addition to the Indian Ocean. The Gulf was the focal point of the 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq War, which each side assaulted the other’s oil tankers. In the year 1991, the Persian Gulf again was the background for what was known as the “Persian Gulf War” or otherwise known as the “Gulf War”, despite the fact that this disagreement was mainly a land conflict, when Iraq raided Kuwait...

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2011-04-11 15:10:03

Yunnanosaurus, meaning "Yunnan lizard," is a genus of prosauropod dinosaur from the Early to Mid Jurassic Period. This was perhaps one of the last living prosauropods of the time. It was discovered by Yang Zhongjian in the Lufeng Formation of Yunnan, China. The find consisted of twenty incomplete skeletons, including two skulls, and were excavated by Tsun Yi Wang. The type species, Y huangi, was named by C.C. Young in 1942, and created the family Yunnanosauridae based on the findings as a...

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gubbings
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'