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2014-08-14 12:24:44

LONDON, August 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- London's most well-known cultural institutions are coming together in a new initiative to promote the capital's exceptional autumn

2014-08-05 12:28:44

Ci Utilized to Streamline Submission Process, Judges Review & On-site Production Workflow CULVER CITY, Calif., Aug.

2014-07-28 04:21:11

PORTO, Portugal, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International Surrealism Now is a project by the surrealist painter Santiago Ribeiro, who has dedicated himself to promoting

2014-07-17 23:09:45

Simply G Media Network today announces the release of an interview with Entrepreneur and Vi Millionaire GJ Reynolds on Simply G Radio Show with host Neil Haley, the Total Tutor. Los

2014-07-09 12:25:41

WARSAW, Poland, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On 1 August 1944, Warsaw, the Capital of Poland, saw the beginning of what was to become one of the most important events in

2014-07-07 12:22:31

- City of Madrid selects IBM, through its subsidiary INSA, to provide citizens more efficient environmental services MADRID, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The City of Madrid and IBM

2014-07-01 16:28:28

ImagineBudapest Prides Itself on Offering Visitors Memorable Themed Sightseeing Tours BUDAPEST, Hungary, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ImagineBudapest, a company that offers

2014-07-01 08:26:09

SION, Switzerland, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The RealFly team from Sion, Switzerland has won the 2-Way Dynamic Contest, a new discipline of the Extreme Barcelona event

Women May Lower Their Blood Pressure Playing Recreational Football
2014-06-20 08:34:39

New research suggests that if women between the ages of 35 and 50 would take their football interest onto the field it may help lower their blood pressure.

2014-06-16 09:28:17

Scientists have discovered a relationship between climate change and ocean currents over the past six million years after analysing an area of the Atlantic near the Strait of Gibraltar.


Latest Geography of Europe Reference Libraries

Bovec Sheep
2014-09-25 09:04:07

The Bovec sheep, also known as the Trentarka or Plezzana, is a breed of domestic sheep that originated in near the Soča or Isonzo river, which is now located in Slovenia. The breed takes its Solvenian and Italian names from the cities of Bovec and Plezzo. It is bred in areas of Resia and Tarvisio in Italy, in Carinthia and Styria in Austria, and in the Soča valley of Slovenia. The Bovec sheep has short, thin legs which are positioned in forward angle in the back to help it navigate steep...

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...

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Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.