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2014-09-16 23:14:09

Waterford Crossing Senior Village in Goshen, Indiana, has broken ground to finish the build out of their condominiums, designed for various levels of independent and supported retirement living. They have had fifteen successful years pursuing their mission to ‘celebrate and support Life’s journey.’ Goshen, Indiana (PRWeb) September 16, 2014— (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 -- One of the key characteristics of Waterford Crossing Senior Village in Goshen, Indiana is that there is always a...

2014-09-15 08:24:52

LOUSÃ, Portugal, September 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The next edition of the International Surrealism Now will be hosted in the Palacio da Lousa, a historic, 18th century building. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140915/705920-INFO ) International Surrealism Now is a project by the surrealist painter Santiago Ribeiro, who has dedicated himself to promoting the surrealism of the 21st century, through exhibitions worldwide. "International...

2014-09-11 12:30:43

AHMEDABAD, India, September 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scotland will vote on an independence proposition on September 18, and Elegant MicroWeb, of Ahmedabad, India, wishes the Scottish people the best during this important time in their history. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140911/705199 ) In 2001, just two years after the Scottish Parliament was established, it became the first of many organizations throughout the United Kingdom to join hands with...

2014-09-05 08:20:34

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BEONTRA, a Lockheed Martin Company, and Copenhagen Airport (CPH) are partnering to offer a new consulting service to help airports maximize available data to improve operations. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110419/PH85737LOGO-b Airports have an abundance of data that goes unused during operational planning. The joint Lockheed Martin and CPH consultancy service will help airports analyze data and optimize processes to get the...

2014-09-01 12:21:42

VENICE, Italy, Sept. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chinese leading video website iQIYI has become the first online video platform to be part of the Venice Film Market, announced Gong Yu, CEO of iQIYI, at the opening night of the Venice Film Market on August 29. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140901/141754 As a part of the ongoing 71st Venice International Film Festival, the Venice Film Market serves as a platform for production companies, buyers, sellers and insiders. As this...

2014-08-26 23:12:55

ProtectYourFuture Announces New Complimentary Consultation For St. Petersburg Short Sales (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Boss Law, the premier St. Petersburg short sale law firm, is pleased to announce its new complimentary consultation for consumers in St. Petersburg. Homeowners in St. Petersburg, interested in learning more about how a short sale can help them exit out of an unfortunate mortgage, are encouraged to take advantage of this limited time consultation. This new complimentary...

2014-08-22 08:26:19

SANDY, Utah, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Waterford Institute is pleased to announce that its cloud-based, early learning program Waterford Reading has been honored with a 2014 Academics' Choice Smart Media Award, a prestigious seal of educational quality, reserved only for the best mind-building media and toys. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131107/LA12431LOGO The independent Academics' Choice Awards program and its seal of excellence are recognized worldwide by consumers...

2014-08-21 12:33:30

NEW YORK, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The contracts and agreements have been finalized; Continent 8 Technologies is officially High 5 Games' data centre solution in Gibraltar. By choosing one of the most secure and well equipped hosting centres available, H5G is well positioned to flood the global iGaming markets with its premium portfolio of slot titles. In the last 6 months High 5 Games has been making significant headway in the European and UK markets and the company's...

2014-08-21 08:25:54

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Have you ever been to the Copenhagen Latin Quarter? Many tourists haven't - but now with this 46 pages e-guide it's easy to mingle with the locals and eat, drink, relax, have fun and live the authentic fabulous Copenhagen lifestyle. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140820/137790Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140820/137789 Bicycling around Copenhagen for three years and interviewing people on the streets,...

2014-08-21 08:23:20

STAVANGER, Norway, August 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Competentia today announced the appointment of Geir Egil Olsen as CEO of the group with effect from 22 September 2014. Geir (49), a graduate of UIS in Stavanger, holds degrees in electrical engineering, business administration and petroleum technology. He has had an international career within the oil and gas services industry, predominantly with Schlumberger, having held operational, sales and management roles in...


Latest Geography of Europe Reference Libraries

Pleven Horse
2014-06-25 13:07:23

The Pleven is a breed of horse officially recognized in 1951. The breed was developed in the Klementina stud - the Georgi Dimitrov Agricultural Center - in Bulgaria. Arabian and Thoroughbred horses were crossbred to form the Pleven. It has mostly Anglo-Arab blood, but Gidran stallions were added into the development of today’s breed. It is bred throughout Bulgaria with efforts to increase its size to become an international sporting horse. The head has a straight profile and the neck is...

Sea of Marmara
2013-04-18 22:26:30

The Sea of Marmara, or otherwise known as the Sea of Marmora or the Marmara Sea, is the inland sea that connects the Black Sea to the Aegean Sea, thus dividing Turkey’s Asian and European parts. The Bosphorus strait connects it to the Dardanelles and the Black Sea to the Aegean. The sea has an area of 11,350 square kilometers (280 kilometers x 80 kilometers) with the greatest depth reaching 1,370 meters. The salinity of the sea averages about 22 parts per thousand, which is slightly...

Adriatic Sea
2013-04-18 22:08:38

The Adriatic Sea is a body of water dividing the Italian Peninsula from the Balkan Peninsula and the Apennine Mountains from the Dinaric Alps and neighboring ranges. This sea is the northernmost arm of the Mediterranean Sea, stretching from the Strait of Otranto to the northwest and the Po Valley. It contains over 1300 islands, mainly located along the eastern, Croatian, coast. Its divided into three basins, the northern one being the shallowest and the southern one being the deepest; a...

Aegean Sea
2013-04-18 19:17:48

The Aegean Sea is a stretched out embayment of the Mediterranean Sea that is located between the southern Balkan and Anatolian peninsulas. Northwards, it’s connected to the Marmara Sea and the Black sea via the Dardanelles and Bosporus. The Aegean Islands are located in the sea and some bordering its southern periphery, including Rhodes and Crete. This Aegean region consists of 9 provinces in southwestern Turkey, partly bordering on the Aegean Sea. It was traditionally known as...

Black Sea
2013-04-18 19:11:10

The Black Sea is a sea located in south-eastern Europe. It’s bordered by Europe, Anatolia and the Caucasus and is eventually connected to the Atlantic Ocean by means of the Mediterranean and the Aegean Seas and a variety of straits. The Bosphorus Strait connects it to the Sea of Marmara, and the Strait of the Dardanelles connects that sea to the Aegean Sea area of the Mediterranean. These waters divide eastern Europe and western Asia. The Black Sea is connected to the Sea of Azov by the...

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Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'