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Links and Factoids

By: Sam Vaknin

... Vitus in Utrecht, Germany, close to the place where a bridge plunged into the Maas river following some frantic dancing. Hence "St. Vitus' dance". ... ...observed in Scotland and Sweden following the Lisbon quake of 1755. Similarly, the Alaskan tremor in 1964 produced seiches in Texas and throughout ... ...906 was 8.3 (as was the earthquake in the Mississippi Valley in 1811), and both the Alaskan quake of 1964 and the South Asian underwater temblor of ... ...quake of 1964 and the South Asian underwater temblor of 2004 were around 9 (9.2 in Alaska to be precise). The Richter scale is used mainly by the... ...meters. An area of 240X60 kilometers sank by 1-3 meters and was flooded as a nearby river rushed in. San Francisco, April 18, 1906, 05:12 AM P... ...u/english/faculty/reilly/NCHCproject/Psychology.h tm http://psychclassics.yorku.ca/Rivers/chap16.htm I-J Indians (Native Americans, Amerindians... .... Money comes in all sizes, shapes and forms. One meter long and half a meter wide copper plates were used in Alaska in the 1850s. They weighed 40 ... ...ocated 25 kilometers apart in today's territory of Iraq. Clay cylinders and albast, copper and gold tablets found at the site recount the story of t... ...ed States boasts a few statue-related records. The Statue of Liberty is the largest copper sculpture in the world. Mount Rushmore - in the Black Hil...

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The World Factbook: 1987

By: Central Intelligence Agency

...ndaries and/or coastlines, excluding inland water bodies (lakes, reservoirs, rivers). Comparative areas are based on total area equivalents. Boundary ... ...rate figures not available (1986) Natural resources: natural gas, oil, coal, copper, talc, barites, sulphur, lead, zinc, iron, salt, precious and semi... ...rs up to about 500 metric tons Pipelines: natural gas, 180 km Ports: 3 minor river ports (Shir Khan is largest) Civil air: 5 major transport aircraft ... ...growth (1986 est.) Natural resources: petroleum, diamonds, iron, phosphates, copper, feldspar, gold, bauxite, uranium Agriculture: cash crops coffee, ... ...ic activity grew by 2-3% in 1986 Natural resources: pampas, lead, zinc, tin, copper, iron, manganese, oil, uranium Agriculture: main products cereals,... ...mostly gravel, crushed stone, earth) Inland waterways: 446 km Ports: 2 major river (Vienna, Linz) Pipelines: 554 km crude oil; 2,61 1 km natural gas; ... ...00 km 2 ; land area: 1,101,000km 2 Comparative area: four-fifths the size of Alaska Land boundaries: 5,198 km total Coastline: 1,094 km Maritime claim... ...,904,570 km 2 ; land area: 1,811,570km 2 Comparative area: about the size of Alaska and California combined Land boundaries: 2,736 km total Coastline:... ...,648,000 km 2 ; land area: 1,636,000km 2 Comparative area: about the size of Alaska and Pennsylvania combined Land boundaries: 5,318 km total Coastlin...

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Chicago Manual of Style

By: University of Chicago

... Bay, Gulf of Mexico, Strait of Gibraltar, Straits Settlements, Mississippi River, Three Rivers, Laughing Brook, Rocky Mountains, Blue Hills, Pike'... ...n, to the specific name, without forming an organic part of such name: the river Elbe, the desert of Sahara, the island of Madagascar. 3. Adjective... ...following those of towns, with the usual exceptions, as follows: Ala. La. Alaska Me. Ariz. Mass. Ark. Md. Cal. Mich. Colo. Minn. Conn. Miss. ... ...veral words; always put a comma before "etc.": Tom, Dick, and Hany; either copper, silver, or gold; "He was equally familiar with Homer, and Shaksp... ... . . . . . he sought the lumberer's gang, Where from a hundred lakes young rivers sprang; Through these green tents, by eldest nature drest, He ro...

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The Path of Splitness

By: Indrek Pringi

...hotos of a busy nighttime highway: as a seamless flow of energy, as a flowing river of light. Instead of seeing this: ... ...on’t like you anymore, you burn and kill us. The Namib Desert is between two rivers called: Kuiseb and Usiab reverse their letters and you get: Be... ...rth American Aborigines have lived for thousands of years by the same spawning rivers; catching salmon without driving them to extinction because the... ...n population. Stone tools took millions of years to become mostly obsolete. Copper-Bronze Age tools took only a few thousand years to become mostl... ...trons. This is the insanity that comes from the unspoken assumption that all copper atoms are absolutely identical to each other. The visual illu... ...umber in a deck of cards of 48 with two jokers; the 2 jokers being Hawaii and Alaska plus one wild card which can be used to trump all the others be... ...lthy rich; the masses of driven insane workers in the coal fields and iron and copper mines and the lumber companies… everyone trying to get rich qui... ...ible. Millions of car drivers can be horrified at an Oil Tanker colliding in Alaska: destroying an entire seaboard ecosystem. Yet, they themselves ... ...vices and evil as being funny. And the show: Northern Exposure: about a small Alaskan town. But now the nitty gritty reality of films about poor pe...

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Blix

By: Frank Norris

... “I’ll go! I’ll go!” Mr. Bessemer glanced nervously at Travis. “That’s Mr. Rivers, isn’t it, daughter?” Travis smiled. “Well, I think I’ll—I think I’d... ...one thing, Howard,” remarked T ravis calmly, “don’t you ever again ask Mr. Rivers for a nickel to put in your bank.” Mr. Bessemer roused up. “Did that... ... down to the outside door, and before anything further could be said young Rivers came into the dining-room. 10 Blix Chapter II FOR SOME REASON, neve... ...once suggested the poop. Here and there was a gleam of highly polished red copper or brass trimmings. The bay was within two steps of the front door, ... ...housand dollars’ worth of sea-otter skins from a Russian trad- ing-post in Alaska, accomplished chiefly through the agency of a barrel of rum manufact...

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Main Street

By: Sinclair Lewis

... green New England reborn. Mankato lies between cliffs and the Minne- sota River, hard by Traverse des Sioux, where the first set- tlers made treaties... ...before hell-for-leather posses. As she climbed along the banks of the dark river Carol listened to its fables about the wide land of yellow wa- ters a... ...; and she heard again the startled bells and thick puffing of high-stacked river steamers wrecked on sand-reefs sixty years ago. Along the decks she s... ...rnished a fender, removed from beneath the back seat the debris of gloves, copper wash- ers, crumpled maps, dust, and greasy rags. Winter noons he wan... ...re to be illuminated by a ray from offstage. The high light was a polished copper pot filled with primroses. Less clearly she sketched the Grimm drawi... ...riven north to a duck-pass between two lakes, on an autumn day of blue and copper. Kennicott had given her a light twenty-gauge shotgun. She had a fir... ...he west. She was conscious of an unbroken sweep of land to the Rockies, to Alaska, a dominion which will rise to unexampled great- ness when other emp...

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House of Mirth

By: Edith Wharton

...ety firs, sloped pastures dotted with cattle; and through a long glade the river widened like a lake under the silver light 46 House of Mirth of Sept... ...f the lawns the woodlands blushed and smouldered, and the hills across the river swam in molten blue. Every drop of blood in Lily’s veins invited her ... ...on had come, and her poor heart beat wildly against its destiny. As a dark river sweeps by under a lightning flash, she saw her chance of happiness su... ... I remem- ber dining there two days before we sailed, and feeling SURE the coppers hadn’t been scoured.” “I don’t think I ate much; I can’t eat or sle... ...ake my place with Mattie Gormer this summer. They’re taking a party out to Alaska next month in their private car, and Mattie, who is the laziest woma... ...lf. The Gormers have both taken a tremendous fancy to you, and the trip to Alaska is—well—the very thing I should want for you just at present.” Miss ... ...l they realize how much they miss you.” MISS BART WENT with the Gormers to Alaska; and the expe- dition, if it did not produce the effect anticipated ...

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Moran of the Lady Letty

By: Frank Norris

...ay barges and Italian whitehalls came and went at every turn. A Stock- ton River boat went by, her stern wheel churning along behind, like a huge net-... ...ehind, like a huge net-reel; a tiny maelstrom of activity centred about an Alaska Commercial Company’s steam- boat that would clear for Dawson in the ... ...his ole pill-box from stern to stem-post ‘fore I’ll leave. I won’t leave a copper rivet in ‘er, notta co’er rivet, dyhear?” he shouted, his face purpl... ...lunder along shore—abalones, shark-fins, pickings of wrecks, old brass and copper, seals perhaps, turtle and shell. Between whiles they fish for shrim...

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To Build a Fire : And Other Stories

By: Jack London

...on Mifflin, 1900. 2 JACK LONDON life. You should have seen the chase, down the river and across the portage.” “But the squaw?” asked Louis Savoy, the ... ...e. And well it might; for it was just midnight, and seventy five miles of rough river trail was not to be sneered at for a twelve hours’ run. The talk ... ...that ’s a stiff two hundred miles. Watch out for open water on the Thirty Mile River, and be sure you take the big cut off above Le Barge.” “How did y... ...ing under the flag of the Japanese. And with them I went to the rich beaches of Copper Island, where our salt piles became high with skins. And in that... ...across the Canadian Barrens. This stream in which he stood was a feeder to the Coppermine River, which in turn flowed north and emptied into Coronation... ...him. He had been making north by east, away from the Dease Divide and into the Coppermine Valley. This wide and sluggish river was the Coppermine. Tha... ...rge house and proceeded to spend. Porportuk was known as the richest Indian in Alaska. Klakee Nah was known as the whitest. Porportuk was a money lend... .... But we will return. I have seen much of the world, and there is no land like Alaska, no sun like our sun, and the snow is good after the long summer...

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