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2014-01-28 23:28:46

AAJ Property is a leading property agent in Dubai that deals with all types of properties, ranging from budget apartments to the most exclusive high-end apartments in Dubai. Dubai (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Aaj Property presents the best opportunity to get what people have ever imagined. By listing the 2 best available apartments in the exquisite Golf Tower 2, The Greens, Aaj property has kept the promise of delivering the pre-eminent properties in Dubai. These 2 finest apartments in the...

2014-01-24 23:25:26

Krabi Riviera Co Ltd, one of Southern Thailand’s leading providers of holiday accommodation, is delighted to announce that Krabi has been named by The New York Times as one of the ‘52 Places to Go in 2014’. Being featured in this year’s list of recommended holiday destinations is a much deserved honour for Krabi, and it acknowledges the many attractions on offer in this beautiful part of Thailand. (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 The New York Times is an extremely prestigious periodical....

2014-01-07 08:28:43

PARIS, January 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- We are pleased to announce the first edition of the FIPCOM Fujairah Photojournalism International Contest. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131125/654561 ) More than just a competition, FIPCOM aims to help promote the cultural focus of Emirate of Fujairah cultural center (FCMA) at an international level and to motivate and honour photojournalists who take extreme risks to provide true images of...

2013-12-16 23:21:45

Olery’s unique and objective Guest Experience IndexTM will be leading in monitoring star rating for Abu Dhabi hotels. Amsterdam, The Netherlands (PRWEB) December 16, 2013 Olery (http://www.olery.com), the leading provider of guest experience management tools for the hospitality industry, announced today that is has signed a deal with the Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority to provide them with the technology behind their recently announced next step in in their hotel classification...


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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