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2014-06-10 23:07:49

Brand New Package Includes Round-Trip International Airfare, Internal Flights,Accommodations for 4 Nights, Daily Breakfast, Game of Thrones Tour and Souvenir, and More Rockville

2014-06-10 08:25:05

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ulster Rugby has signed a 10-year agreement with the Kingspan Group, the world's leading provider of sustainable

2014-05-28 08:40:08

STOCKHOLM, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Netigate, leading European provider of cloud based services for online surveys [http://www.netigate.co.uk ], today announced that

2014-05-27 12:22:15

DUBLIN, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Over 6300 project cargo and traditional breakbulk cargo logisticians and 275 exhibiting companies took part in the 9(th) annual Breakbulk Europe Exhibition

2014-05-27 04:21:16

LONDON, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hybu Cig Cymru - Meat Promotion Wales (HCC), the organisation responsible for the development, promotion and marketing of Welsh red

2014-05-27 04:20:35

GLASGOW, Scotland, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Around 75 of Scotland's senior business leaders met today at Aggreko's global manufacturing hub in Dumbarton to kick start

2014-05-23 08:22:44

OSLO, Norway, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The most beautiful coastline in the world will once again be the spectacular backdrop for the world's cycling elite when they

2014-05-10 23:03:55

Chris Yavelow is preparing to launch a new magazine about the 500-mile walk across Spain. (PRWEB) May 10, 2014 The Camino de Santiago (also known as

New Species Of Wasp Discovered In Central Europe
2014-05-08 03:26:11

Swiss scientists have discovered a new species of aculeate wasp, not hidden somewhere in a jungle on a remote continent, but in Central Europe, in a swampy area just a few kilometers from Zurich.

2014-05-01 08:41:44

New School Computer Lab Helps English Language Learners, Supports Girls' Education KATHMANDU, Nepal, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Students at a school in Kathmandu, Nepal started their


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
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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