Areas of increased density of the dinucleotide sequence cytosine--phosphate diester--guanine. They form stretches of DNA several hundred to several thousand base pairs long. In humans there are about 45,000 CpG islands, mostly found at the 5' ends of genes. They are unmethylated except for those on the inactive X chromosome and some associated with imprinted genes.
Indian Ocean Islands
Numerous islands in the Indian Ocean situated east of Madagascar, north to the Arabian Sea and east to Sri Lanka. Included are COMOROS (republic), MADAGASCAR (republic), Maldives (republic), MAURITIUS (parliamentary democracy), Pemba (administered by Tanzania), REUNION (a department of France), and SEYCHELLES (republic).
Prince Edward Island
An island in the Gulf of St. Lawrence constituting a province of Canada in the eastern part of the country. It is very irregular in shape with many deep inlets. Its capital is Charlottetown. Discovered by the French in 1534 and originally named Ile Saint-Jean, it was renamed in 1799 in honor of Prince Edward, fourth son of George III and future father of Queen Victoria. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p981 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p433)
Scattered islands in the Mediterranean Sea. The chief islands are the Balearic Islands (belong to Spain; Majorca and Minorca are among these), Corsica (belongs to France), Crete (belongs to Greece), CYPRUS (a republic), the Cyclades, Dodecanese and Ionian Islands (belong to Greece), MALTA (a republic), Sardinia and SICILY (belong to Italy). (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p747)
United States Virgin Islands
A group of islands in the Lesser Antilles in the West Indies, the three main islands being St. Croix, St. Thomas, and St. John. The capital is Charlotte Amalie. Before 1917 the U.S. Virgin Islands were held by the Danish and called the Danish West Indies but the name was changed when the United States acquired them by purchase.
The collective name for the islands of the Pacific Ocean northeast of Australia, including NEW CALEDONIA; VANUATU; New Hebrides, Solomon Islands, Admiralty Islands, Bismarck Archipelago, FIJI, etc. Melanesia (from the Greek melas, black + nesos, island) is so called from the black color of the natives who are generally considered to be descended originally from the Negroid Papuans and the Polynesians or Malays. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p748 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p344)
The most abundant natural aromatic organic polymer found in all vascular plants. Lignin together with cellulose and hemicellulose are the major cell wall components of the fibers of all wood and grass species. Lignin is composed of coniferyl, p-coumaryl, and sinapyl alcohols in varying ratios in different plant species. (From Merck Index, 11th ed)
Molecular Sequence Data
Descriptions of specific amino acid, carbohydrate, or nucleotide sequences which have appeared in the published literature and/or are deposited in and maintained by databanks such as GENBANK, European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), National Biomedical Research Foundation (NBRF), or other sequence repositories.
A group of four British islands and several islets in the English Channel off the coast of France. They are known to have been occupied prehistorically. They were a part of Normandy in 933 but were united to the British crown at the time of the Norman Conquest in 1066. Guernsey and Jersey originated noted breeds of cattle. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p242)
Myosin Light Chains
The smaller subunits of MYOSINS that bind near the head groups of MYOSIN HEAVY CHAINS. The myosin light chains have a molecular weight of about 20 KDa and there are usually one essential and one regulatory pair of light chains associated with each heavy chain. Many myosin light chains that bind calcium are considered "calmodulin-like" proteins.
One of the Indian Ocean Islands, east of Madagascar. Its capital is Saint-Denis. It was discovered in 1507 by the Portuguese and claimed by France in 1638. It was first colonized in 1662 as Isle de Bourbon but renamed Reunion in 1793. In 1946 it was made an overseas department of France. The name commemorates the reunion of the revolutionaries from Marseilles with the National Guard in Paris in 1792. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p1011; Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p454; French Embassy)
A British colony in the Atlantic Islands, comprising two principal islands, East Falkland and West Falkland. Its capital is Stanley. Discovered in 1592, it was not occupied until the French settled there briefly in 1764. Later the English settled there but were expelled by the Spanish in 1770. The Falklands were claimed by Argentina but were occupied in 1833 by the British who, after an April 1982 invasion by Argentina, regained them in June. The islands were named by British Captain John Strong in 1690 for the fifth Viscount Falkland who financed Strong's expedition. The Spanish name for the islands, Malvinas, is from the French Malouins, inhabitants of St. Malo who attempted to colonize the islands in 1764. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p389 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p182)
The collective name for the islands of the central Pacific Ocean, including the Austral Islands, Cook Islands, Easter Island, HAWAII; NEW ZEALAND; Phoenix Islands, PITCAIRN ISLAND; SAMOA; TONGA; Tuamotu Archipelago, Wake Island, and Wallis and Futuna Islands. Polynesians are of the Caucasoid race, but many are of mixed origin. Polynesia is from the Greek poly, many + nesos, island, with reference to the many islands in the group. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p966 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p426)
Sequence Analysis, DNA
Encyclopedias as Topic
Sodium or potassium salts of long chain fatty acids. These detergent substances are obtained by boiling natural oils or fats with caustic alkali. Sodium soaps are harder and are used as topical anti-infectives and vehicles in pills and liniments; potassium soaps are soft, used as vehicles for ointments and also as topical antimicrobials.
Drug and Narcotic Control
A syndrome characterized by the acute onset of unilateral FACIAL PARALYSIS which progresses over a 2-5 day period. Weakness of the orbicularis oculi muscle and resulting incomplete eye closure may be associated with corneal injury. Pain behind the ear often precedes the onset of paralysis. This condition may be associated with HERPESVIRUS 1, HUMAN infection of the facial nerve. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1376)
A complex body of social, cultural, and religious beliefs and practices evolved in and largely confined to the Indian subcontinent and marked by a caste system, an outlook tending to view all forms and theories as aspects of one eternal being and truth, and the practice of the way of works, the way of knowledge, or the way of devotion as a means of release from the round of rebirths. (From Webster, 3d ed)
Islets of Langerhans
Irregular microscopic structures consisting of cords of endocrine cells that are scattered throughout the PANCREAS among the exocrine acini. Each islet is surrounded by connective tissue fibers and penetrated by a network of capillaries. There are four major cell types. The most abundant beta cells (50-80%) secrete INSULIN. Alpha cells (5-20%) secrete GLUCAGON. PP cells (10-35%) secrete PANCREATIC POLYPEPTIDE. Delta cells (~5%) secrete SOMATOSTATIN.
Islets of Langerhans Transplantation
Body Modification, Non-Therapeutic
Cove Island Light
Most other lighthouses of the era were built of brick, wood, iron or concrete. The six were built at a time when commercial ... The Cove Island Light, at Gig Point on the island, is located in Fathom Five National Marine Park, but is not part of the Park ... Cove Island Light The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved 9 August 2016 Cove Island ... David McBeath, on the other hand, applied for the light keeper's position at Isle of Coves, and was initially given the job at ...
Wood Island Light
... is across the channel. Friends of Wood Island Lighthouse runs seasonal tours out to the island and lighthouse ... Wood Island Light is an active lighthouse on the eastern edge of Wood Island in Saco Bay, on the southern coast of Maine. The ... In the 1890s Wood Island Light and Wood Island were host to a grisly murder-suicide. A local squatter and part-time lobsterman ... Wood Island Light is Maine's second-oldest lighthouse (after Portland Head Light) and the nation's eleventh-oldest. It was ...
The sound and light show, The Enchanted Forest, takes place in Pitlochry's nearby Faskally Wood every year in October, ... As with the rest of the British Isles, Pitlochry experiences a maritime climate with mild summers and cool winters. The nearest ... Holy Trinity, an Episcopal Church at the eastern end of Pitlochry, was built in 1858. Pitlochry Baptist Church, built in 1884, ...
USS Relief (1836)
There for almost three weeks, her crew kept hourly registers of the tides, placed navigation lights, and cut wood. On 18 ... Sailing in mid-July, she spent two weeks in the Sandwich Islands (Hawaiian Islands) and three months after leaving Peru, put ... She soon fell behind and was detached with orders to rejoin the other five vessels in the Cape Verde Islands. The rendezvous ... Caught in storms, however, she was unable to penetrate the channel and, in mid-March, was almost wrecked off Noir Island. The ...
Falkner Island Light
... replacing the door and a new entry deck made of Pau Lope wood. The lighthouse has been threatened by erosion for decades. In ... "Faulkner's Island Light Day" to honor the 200th birthday of the lighthouse. Falkner Island Light is home to one of the world's ... Falkner Island Light, also known as the Faulkner Island Lighthouse, is a lighthouse in Connecticut, United States, on Falkner ... Woodward also built New London Harbor Light in 1801 and the Black Rock Harbor Light in 1808. Falkner Island Lighthouse cost $ ...
Chantry Island Lighthouse
The Chantry Island site has yet to be designated. The Act requires ownership of a light station to be first transferred from ... To complete restorations, 31 giant hemlock trees were harvested, milled and transported to the island as commercial wood was ... The Chantry Island Lighthouse, officially known as Chantry Island Lightstation Tower, is a lightstation on Chantry Island, off ... "Chantry Island Finding Aid" (PDF). Retrieved 29 March 2017. "Chantry Island, ON". Chantry Island, ON. Lighthouse Friends. 12 ...
In 1996, as part of the Maine Lights Program, Whitehead Light Station became property of Pine Island Camp, a 100+ year old non ... Adjacent to the tower is the keeper's house, a 1-1/2 story wood frame structure with a gabled roof and a T-shaped configuration ... with photos from 1987 Pine Island Camp - Whitehead Island Whitehead Light Station web site. ... The light itself remains an active aid to navigation, maintained by the United States Coast Guard. Whitehead Island is a 90- ...
Offer Wadham Lighthouse
It was built after many petitions were sent to the government arguing for a light to be put on the island to help guide ... Peter Woods, and Robert Wellon. Other lighthouse keepers on the island were: Thomas Hennessey 1857-1863 Charles Prowse 1863- ... The Offer Wadham Lighthouse is an active lighthouse in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, was lit for the first time on October ... Encyclopedia of Newfoundland and Labrador Roland Abbott, A Brief History of the Offer Wadham Island: the Million Dollar Rock, ...
At night a fire was lit in the top part of the structure. Today lighthouses have taken over this function. The island painter ... The Norderney cape building was built in 1848 from wood, and was replaced in 1870 with a stone building. ... The island features in The Riddle of the Sands, the 1903 novel by Irish novelist Erskine Childers. The island features in Seven ... The island's windmill was built in 1862. In 1899 the island had 4,018 inhabitants and 26,000 resort guests. In 1901 an ...
The municipality covers the entire Dordrecht Island, also often called Het Eiland van Dordt ("the Island of Dordt"), bordered ... It traded primarily in wine, wood and cereals. Dordrecht was made even more important when it was given staple right in 1299. ... e.g. Standard Dutch: appeltje ("little apple") Dordts: appeltie) Words borrowed from Brabantian such as akkerdere ("lit. to ... One of the largest employers on Dordrecht Island is DuPont de Nemours (Nederland) B.V. It has 9 factories here with a workforce ...
North Woods and North Meadow
The Pool The Loch North Woods contains four ornamental spans. Glen Span, a light-gray gneiss-and-ashlar span, crosses the Loch ... It was once surrounded by lilies and contained a rocky island in the center. The water for the Pool comes from a grotto that ... Completed in the 1860s, North Woods and North Meadow were among the last parts of Central Park to be built. North Woods and ... the area of North Woods can be 200 acres (81 ha). North Woods contains the 55-acre (22 ha) Ravine, a forest with deciduous ...
Lynde Point Light
Light, and Faulkner's Island Light), but Lynde Point is considered to represent the finest work of the three". The wooden ... The Lynde Point Light was used in the 2005 horror movie Predator Island. This list includes known keepers, but excludes ... A new 65-foot (20 m) octagonal brownstone tower was constructed in 1838 and lit in 1839. The walls of the base of the light are ... In 1886, the Saybrook Breakwater Light was built. Lynde Point then became commonly known as the "Saybrook Inner Light" and ...
Richard Murphy (sea captain)
It is easier to imagine than to tell of the dreadful agony endured for twenty-four long hours before light winds carried the ... The vessel was very nearly driven ashore on Sable Island, popularly known as the "Graveyard of the Atlantic." Stripped of her ... rigging and after having been blasted down to raw wood by wind-driven sand, the B.D. Haskins stayed afloat and eventually ... The B.D. Haskins later wrecked, on June 1, 1885, two miles south of Nauset Light, without loss of life. Even in the closing ...
James Powell Kernochan
Electro-Dynamic Light was the first company organized specifically to manufacture and sell incandescent electric light bulbs. ... They owned a residence in New York City at 824 Fifth Avenue and a home in Newport, Rhode Island. Together, James and Catherine ... He was buried at Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn. His widow died in 1917. Through his daughter Katherine, he was the ... Herbert was the father of Claiborne de Borda Pell (1918-2009), a U.S. Senator from Rhode Island who served for 36 years from ...
West Quoddy Head Light
The keeper's house is a wood frame structure, 11⁄2 stories in height. A lighthouse at West Passamaquoddy Head, Maine, was ... a strait between Lubec and Campobello Island, Canada, that provides access to Passamaquoddy Bay and harbors located on the St. ... The light station was added to the National Register of Historic Places as West Quoddy Head Light Station on July 4, 1980. West ... Light List, Volume I, Atlantic Coast, St. Croix River, Maine to Shrewsbury River, New Jersey (PDF). Light List. United States ...
Royal Canadian Yacht Club
... predominantly built of wood, were heated by coal stoves and lit by lanterns and gas lighting, fires were frequent and the ... Its summer home is on a trio of islands (RCYC Island, South Island and North Chippewa or Snug Island) in the Toronto Islands. ... In summer, the club occupies three islands in the chain that forms the south side of Toronto harbour. The island clubhouse with ... Rhode Island, USA in 2010. Early development included foiling vessels that were unsuccessful against immersed hulls in light ...
Chief Mungo Martin or Nakapenkem (lit. Potlatch chief "ten times over"), Datsa (lit. "grandfather"), was an important figure in ... He was a major contributor to Kwakwaka'wakw art, especially in the realm of wood sculpture and painting. He was also known as a ... He was the son of Yaxnukwelas, a high-ranking native from Gilford Island. His mother was Q'omiga, also known by her English ... specifically that of the Kwakwaka'wakw Aboriginal people who live in the area of British Columbia and Vancouver Island. ...
Gormaz proposed to clean the river from trunks to use it for transport of wood in benefit of the German settlers that had ... Hudson was born in the town of Curaco de Vélez in Quinchao Island of Chiloé Archipelago to the couple Santiago (possibly a ... lit. "whirl rock"), a dangerous underwater rock in Chacao Channel. After having read "Sailing Directions for South America" by ... In 1858 he was put in command of the brigantine Pizarro and sailed south from Valparaíso with the governor of Punta Arenas on ...
Naval history of Japan
The ships were built in a curved pentagonal shape with light wood for maximum speeds for their boarding tactics, but it ... between the Korean peninsula and the island of Tsushima, and then from Tsushima to the major island of Kyūshū. Various ... Hansan Island was occupied by Japan, consolidating the Japanese hold on the west coast of Korea. To prevent Japan from invading ... The Dutch, who, rather than Nanban were called Kōmō (紅毛), lit. "Red Hair" by the Japanese, first arrived in Japan in 1600, on ...
John Henry Walsh
1890); and The Dogs of the British Islands in 1867 (3rd ed. 1886). In the last two books, he also had the assistance of other ... One of the consequences was that light pressure with Schultze was found to produce better shooting than tight ramming, while ... With William Harcourt Ranking Walsh, edited: The Provincial Medical and Surgical Journal, 1849-52; With John George Wood Walsh ... 1890) Dogs of the British Isles (1867; 3rd ed. 1885) The Modern Sportsman's Gun and Rifle (1882-1884) He was editor of The ...
Architecture of the United States
Before that, a wood fire was burned on the floor in the center of the house, with the smoke escaping only through windows and ... Its architect, John Russell Pope, wanted to bring to light Jefferson's taste for Roman buildings. This is why he decided to ... Richard Morris Hunt constructed John N. Griswold's house in Newport, Rhode Island in 1862 in this style. The "Stick Style" was ... Wood and brick are the most common elements of English buildings in New England, the Mid-Atlantic, and coastal South. It had ...
Åland Islands as the presence of the Imperial German Navy in the islands made the Red Guards capital of Turku, Finland ... The play Friendly Enemies by Aaron Hoffman premiered at the Woods Theatre in Chicago. Moscow became the new capital of Soviet ... Japanese businessman Kōnosuke Matsushita founded the Matsushita Electric Industrial Company in Osaka as a wholesaler of light ... Invasion of Åland - A German naval unit landed on the Åland Islands in the Baltic Sea in an attempt to secure strategic naval ...
Whaling in the Sea of Okhotsk
Callao, of New Bedford, June 21, 1857, Iony Island, NWC #156. Cicero, of New Bedford, June 19, 1861, Iony Island, KWM #18. ... Daniel Wood, of New Bedford, July 31, 1857, Ulban Bay, NWC. Rapid, of New Bedford, Uda Gulf, in Polynesian, Honolulu, October ... In July and August calms and light airs prevailed in the bays, with few gales in the former month and the occasional gale in ... Speedwell, of Fairhaven, July 18, 1854, near Shantar Islands, NWC. Mary, of Edgartown, August 1, 1855, near Shantar Islands, ...
1854 in the United Kingdom
16 August - Crimean War: second Battle of Bomarsund - after a three-day bombardment, Russian troops on the island of Bomarsund ... Alfred Tennyson's poem The Charge of the Light Brigade. William Makepeace Thackeray's novel The Rose and the Ring. 4 March - ... ISBN 0-900528-88-5. Wood, R. D. (1975). The Calotype Patent Lawsuit of Talbot v. Laroche 1854. Bromley, Kent: privately ... p. 5. Larn, Richard; Bridget (1997). "Section 4". Shipwreck Index of the British Isles. 1. London: Lloyd's Register of Shipping ...
The O.K. Allen Bridge, commonly known as the Texas Street bridge, was lit with neon lights. Residents predictably had a variety ... Charles Place Shreve Island Shreve Lake Estates South Broadmoor South Highlands Southern Hills Southern Trace Spring Lake ... some not in city Dixie Gardens Eden Gardens Ellerbe Road Estates Ellerbe Woods Evangeline Oaks Fairfield Heights Forbing Fox ... The O.K. Allen Bridge (Texas Street bridge) was lit with neon lights. Since then, Downtown Shreveport has seen minor changes ...
History of lighthouses in Canada
Paul Island, Nova Scotia. The original towers were of traditional wood construction, but when the south light burned down in ... and Panmure Island, East Point, North Cape, West Point, Cape Bear, and Woods Island on Prince Edward Island. Many of the towers ... at Michipicoten Island and remote Caribou Island in Lake Superior, at Northeast Belle Isle in the Strait of Belle Isle, at ... The lighthouses at Point Clark, Chantry Island and Cove Island have been renovated and all six are currently automated lights. ...
Ship Island (Mississippi)
This eastern end, or East Point, is about three-quarters of a mile in width and is well wooded with pine, cedar, and live-oak. ... and southward-and might be easily entered during these storms without a pilot if good light-houses were placed in proper ... Hurricane Camille split the island into two separate islands (West Ship Island and East Ship Island) in 1969. In early 2019, ... tidal surge cut Ship Island into two distinct islands, to form East Ship Island and West Ship Island. The gap was known as the ...
... (lit. "Forest Germans" or Taubdeutsche - "Deaf Germans"; Polish: Głuchoniemcy - "deaf-mutes") is the name for a ... The main settlement areas were in the vicinity of Krosno and some language islands in the Pits and the Rzeszów regions. The ... "wood". In the 14th century a German settlement called Hanshof existed in the area. The Church of the Assumption of Holy Mary ... 1858. str. 357. Wincenty Pol. Historyczny obszar Polski rzecz o dijalektach mowy polskiej. Kraków 1869. Józef Szujski. Pisma ...
Harry Nicholls, would have no excuse if they did not vie in drollery with the light footed Dan Leno. Among the productions were ... Babes in the Wood (1888), Jack and the Beanstalk (1889 and 1899), Beauty and the Beast (1890 and 1900), Humpty Dumpty (1891 and ... "as a liberal education in the character of this island". In the pantomimes, Leno and Campbell would often deviate from the ... On 20 April 1867 Campbell married Elizabeth Ann Mills (1849-1884) and upon her death married Rose Wiltshire (1858-1891). After ...
Ornamental bulbous plant
Many species that grow in the understory of deciduous woods or forests are also summer dormant. They use their stored reserves ... The common bluebell, Hyacinthoides non-scripta, is native to western parts of Europe, but particularly the British Isles, where ... and complete their annual growth-cycle at the beginning of spring before the developing tree canopy blocks out the sun's light ... 17-18, 58. Rix 1983, p. 12. Mathew 1997, pp. 6-7. Rix 1983, p. 43. Schauenberg 1965, p. 267. Mathew 1987, p. 56. Mathew 1987, p ...
Some southeastern groups planted corn and some encouraged the growth of wild tobacco. Implements were made of wood, stone, ... The Fremont art reflect an interest in agriculture, including corn stalks and use of light at different times of the year to ... A Northern Ute ceremonial knife made from white quartz and Western cedar wood. These knives were used to cut the umbilical cord ... They used quartz crystals to generate light, likely hundreds of years before the modern world recognized the phenomenon. The ...
Faroe IslandsEdit. The brown rat was first observed on the Faroe Islands in 1768. It is thought that the first individuals ... The fur is coarse and usually brown or dark grey, while the underparts are lighter grey or brown. The brown rat is a rather ... species and is usually transmitted zoonotically by rat fleas-common carrier rodents today include ground squirrels and wood ... Hawadax Island (formerly known as Rat Island) in Alaska was infested with brown rats following a Japanese shipwreck in 1780. ...
Pelee Island and Middle Island in Lake Erie extend slightly farther. All are south of 42°N - slightly farther south than the ... A light-rail metro called the Confederation Line is under construction in Ottawa. It will have 13 stations on 12.5 km (7.8 mi) ... from the west at Lake of the Woods, eastward along the major rivers and lakes of the Great Lakes/Saint Lawrence River drainage ... William Lyon Mackenzie escaped to the United States, where he declared the Provisional Republic of Canada on Navy Island on the ...
"Anglo-Saxon treasure hoard casts Beowulf and wealthy warriors of Mercia in a new light". The Guardian. Retrieved 28 August 2017 ... Though metalwork, especially gold ornaments, was still important, stone and most likely wood were also used. This style ... the Insular art style shared across the British Isles produced the finest work being produced in Europe, until the Viking raids ... "The Charge of the Light Brigade, 1854". National Army Museum. Retrieved 31 August 2017.. ...
The Torres Strait Islands comprise over 100 islands which were annexed by Queensland in 1879. Many Indigenous ... Wood, Asmi (2012). "Constitutional Reform 2013: What are we trying to achieve?". Alternative Law Journal. 37 (3): 156. doi: ... Aboriginal sprinter Cathy Freeman lit the Olympic flame at the opening ceremony of the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, and went ... For a discussion of the recommendations, see: Wood 2012, p. 156 *^ Ronald M. Berndt has published traditional Aboriginal song- ...
The ward of Charlton (green) within Royal Borough of Greenwich (light grey) ... Most of the parks lie in the area once covered by Hanging Wood. ... Isle of Dogs. *Isleworth. *Islington. *Kensal Green. *Kew. * ... in a plant established in 1939 to produce aluminium and magnesium light alloy castings mainly for the aircraft industry, ... 30 May 1858. p. 2. Retrieved 3 July 2014.. *^ "Destructive Fire at Charlton". London Standard. 16 August 1864. p. 7. Retrieved ...
Garden Island (New South Wales)
Wood, Alicia (8 March 2015). "Pressure on to allow cruise ships to dock at Garden Island as Sydney Harbour can't cope". Daily ... The island also has a pit that was built in the 1800s and was used as a storage facility in case the island was ever attacked.[ ... Garden Island was originally an island in Sydney Harbour, but extension of the base and the construction of a dry dock in the ... Original End of Island. Reclaimed from Hill spoil. Original end of island close to north end of Rigging House. A rocky shoal ...
Climate change in Australia
Lord Howe Island. The coral reefs of the World Heritage-listed Lord Howe Island could be killed as a result of the rise ... Participating companies turned off their lights for one hour from 7:30 pm. Cities across Europe turned off lights on public ... During the early Holocene, there is evidence from Lake Frome in South Australia and Lake Woods near Tennant Creek that the ... Increased influx of refugees from the Pacific Islands.. Settlements and infrastructure. Global warming could lead to ...
Both sexes had a light-coloured muzzle. Some North African engravings show aurochs with a light-coloured "saddle" on the ... Aurochs were found to have lived on the island of Sicily, having migrated via a land bridge from Italy. After the disappearance ... In the Light of Evolution III: Two Centuries of Darwin. National Academies Press. 2009. p. 96.. ... lit. (the) ignorant (ones) had given me the name (of) Bison"; Latin original: Urus sum, polonis Tur, germanis Aurox: ignari ...
National Museum of Scotland
The exterior, designed in a Venetian Renaissance style, contrasts sharply with the light-flooded main hall or Grand Gallery, ... St Ninian's Isle Treasure. *11 of the Lewis chessmen. (The rest are owned by the British Museum) ... but whose collection of archaeological and other finds was transferred to the government in 1858 as the National Museum of ...
Dennis Lehane - raised in Dorchester; author of Gone Baby Gone, Mystic River, Shutter Island; screenwriter, producer ... Danny Wood - singer, musical group New Kids on the Block. *Marie Wright - better known by stage name "Free", media personality ... The plans are to add more lights to Doherty-Gibson park in Fields Corner and another $3.7 million to make improvements in ... It pumped waste to a remote treatment facility on Moon Island in Boston Harbor, and served as a model for other systems ...
There are many small offshore islands and cays that are part of the Dominican territory. The two largest islands near shore are ... Some treats Dominicans enjoy are arroz con leche (or arroz con dulce), bizcocho dominicano (lit. Dominican cake), habichuelas ... Haitians burn wood charcoal for 60% of their domestic energy production. Because of Haiti running out of plant material to burn ... By 1492 the island was divided into five Taíno chiefdoms. The Taíno name for the entire island was either Ayiti or ...
The Portland Cable Trams was established as a community organisation in June 1996, with the view to laying light rail to carry ... Portland has a vibrant cultural diversity, with many potters, painters, musicians, quilters, lead lighters, wood-turners, ... including Lady Julia Percy Island, known to them as Deen Maar. Portland has several planted Norfolk Pine trees. Portland was ... The Portland Maritime Museum was developed to house the Portland Lifeboat built in 1858. The Lifeboat is one of the oldest ...
Wood M, Stevens F. "Clathrus ruber". California Fungi. MykoWeb. Retrieved 2011-02-07.. ... Hope C. (1989). "Clathrus ruber on the Isle of Wight". Mycologist. 3 (3): 111-12. doi:10.1016/S0269-915X(89)80036-9.. ... and it is often lighter in color approaching the base. The color appears to be dependent upon the temperature and humidity of ... It is also known from Wales, the Channel Islands, and Ireland. The fungus also occurs in the United States (California ...
... the colt was given only light training until late summer. Dancing Brave made his first racecourse appearance in the one-mile ... 1999 Island Sands. *2000 King's Best. *2001 Golan. *2002 Rock of Gibraltar ... 1979 Tap On Wood. *1980 Known Fact. *1981 To-Agori-Mou. *1982 Zino ...
This island is now divided between Haiti and the Dominican Republic). Cortés suffered an injury and was prevented from ... Conquistadors, with Michael Wood - website for 2001 PBS documentary. *Ibero-American Electronic Text Series presented online by ... but they are written with the specific purpose of putting his efforts in a favourable light and so must be read critically. ... During the Age of Discovery, the Catholic Church had seen early attempts at conversion in the Caribbean islands by Spanish ...
Now any visitor can see these items, although in very dim light to protect the relics, and many Muslims make a pilgrimage ... In contrast to the rest of the palace, the quarters are constructed of red and green painted wood. ... Museum of the Princes' Islands. *TGC Press Media Museum. *Women's Museum İstanbul ... The exterior entrances into the hall are in the rococo style, with gilded grills to admit natural light. While the pillars are ...
The Philosophic Voyager in an Island Unknown to the Inhabitants of Earth (2015) (Le Voyageur Philosophe dans un Pays Inconnu ... The Master of Light (2010) (Le Maître de la Lumière by Maurice Renard (1933)) ISBN 978-1-935558-19-4 ... The Darkling Wood: A Scientific Fantasy (Wildside Press May 2016); revised and expanded from the following: *"Tenebrio" (nv), ... "The Light of Achernar" (nv), The Last Continent: New Tales of Zothique, ed. John Pelan, ShadowLands Press 1999 (later formed ...
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Wood, Troy E.; Takebayashi, Naoki; Barker, Michael S. და სხვები. (August 18, 2009). "The frequency of polyploid speciation in ... May 11, 2006). "Sympatric speciation in palms on an oceanic island". Nature (London: Nature Publishing Group) 441 (7090): 210- ... "In the light of evolution IV: The human condition" (PDF). Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. (Washington, D.C.: National Academy of ... "Adaptive differentiation following experimental island colonization in Anolis lizards". Nature (London: Nature Publishing Group ...
Most of the settlers were polonised by the end of the 15th century, and the city became a Polish island surrounded by Orthodox ... In that year kerosene lamps were introduced as street lights. Then in 1858, these were updated to gas lamps, and in 1900 to ... In 1362, the High Castle was completely rebuilt with stone replacing the previous made out of wood. The city's prosperity ...
"Green light for Lymm Heritage Centre plans". Warrington Worldwide. Retrieved 20 February 2016.. ... Henry Woods RA (1846 in Warrington - 1921) painter and illustrator, a Neo-Venetian school artist ... BBC Radio 4 Desert Island Discs Fri 14 Oct 2016 retrieved December 2017 ... Heavy industry declined in the 1970s and 1980s but the growth of the new town led to a great increase in employment in light ...
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- They knit the reactions of two of the United States of America's greatest ecology-minded presidents, with Thomas Jefferson (April 13, 1743 - July 4, 1826) bemoaning the highland chestnut's mass-extinction by ink disease ( Phytophthora cinnamomi ) and Theodore Roosevelt (October 27, 1858 - January 6, 1919) deploring the lowland chestnut's near-extinction by fungus-inflicted blight. (wizzley.com)
- 00 Census records show that Thomas McCarty first landed on San Juan Island early one summer morning in 1859, when the island was still a decade and a half away from permanent settlement by Euro-Americans. (rockisland.com)
- This treaty left the status of the San Juan Islands in doubt, leading to an 1859 military standoff known in Washington as the Pig War although no shots were fired. (ibiblio.org)
- MASSACHUSETTS (an Indian name, originally applied to a tribe of Indians), one of the original thirteen states of the American Union, bounded on the N. by Vermont and New Hampshire, on the E. by the Atlantic, on the S. by Rhode Island and Connecticut, and on the W. by New York. (wikisource.org)
- That's practically half of Rhode Island! (thetruthaboutguns.com)
- Staten Island, the last of New York City's five boroughs to enter Akashic's noir series, severs as the setting for this exceptionally strong anthology. (barnesandnoble.com)
- Hinterland Brewery's corporate name is Green Bay Brewing Co., a nod to the Rahr Green Bay Brewing Co. (1858-1966), the city's longest-running brewery. (latimes.com)
- Within sight of the stadium lights at Lambeau Field, Badger State Brewing occupies a former warehouse space inside the city's tailgating zone. (latimes.com)
- George F. Collins (1858-1860) was the first person to serve as light keeper at the Isle of Coves. (wikipedia.org)
- David McBeath (1860 - 1872) of all the fascinating stories the Isle of Coves Light station has to tell, nothing compares with the drama of David McBeath and his family running out of food with the lake already freezing. (wikipedia.org)
- It has been a navigational aid in the narrow channel between Lake Huron and Georgian Bay since 30 October 1858. (wikipedia.org)
- Similar in style to the other Imperial Towers lighthouses on Chantry Island, at Point Clark and on Griffith Island, Georgian Bay, the Cove Island lighthouse has 5 sets of stairs with 15 steps each, one set with 11 steps and the final curved iron stairway to the lamp room has 9 steps (total: 95 steps). (wikipedia.org)
- William McBeath (1872 - 1876) Bryce Millar, (1876 - 1878) George Currie (1878-1902) is remembered for his part in the aftermath of the sinking of the schooner 'Regina' off Gat Point, Cove Island, on 10 September 1866. (wikipedia.org)
- The dispute continued until 1872, when arbitration by Germany's Kaiser Wilhelm I established the international boundary in Haro Strait, placing the San Juan Islands in the United States. (ibiblio.org)
- Wood Island Light is an active lighthouse on the eastern edge of Wood Island in Saco Bay , on the southern coast of Maine . (wikipedia.org)
- Wood Island Light is Maine 's second-oldest lighthouse (after Portland Head Light ) and the nation's eleventh-oldest. (wikipedia.org)
- The United States Coast Guard maintains the active beacon of the lighthouse, while The Friends of Wood Island Light, a non-profit organization, has assisted the Coast Guard by maintaining and restoring parts of the lighthouse and keepers dwellings which they now own. (wikipedia.org)
- Legend has it that the ghost of the murdered deputy still haunts the lighthouse and island. (wikipedia.org)
- In taking a lighthouse cruise, the first stop on the itinerary is normally Pilot Island Lighthouse. (lhdigest.com)
- The first attempt was made on Plum Island, but when, after almost ten years, it was considered inadequate to safely guide ships into the passage due to its far westerly location, a lighthouse on Pilot Island was constructed in 1858 instead and a 4th order Fresnel lens was installed. (lhdigest.com)
- The Friends of Plum and Pilot Islands have been working over the past decade to preserve the lighthouse and fog signal building. (lhdigest.com)
- Pilot Island Lighthouse was said to have witnessed the most shipwrecks of any light on the Great Lakes. (lhdigest.com)
- The lighthouse was built as part of a $1.12 million project to develop the island as a park. (ibiblio.org)
- Lighthouse lovers know the current lighthouse, standing tall at 87 feet, has been operating since 1858. (visitflorida.com)
- David McBeath, on the other hand, applied for the light keeper's position at Isle of Coves, and was initially given the job at Nottawasaga instead. (wikipedia.org)
- The second stop on the cruise takes in both the Plum Island Life-Saving Station on the northeastern side of the island, as well as the Plum Island Rear Range Light and keeper's house located on the west side of the island. (lhdigest.com)
-  It was added to the National Register of Historic Places as Wood Island Light Station on January 21, 1988, reference number 87002274. (wikipedia.org)
- The passive Pottawatomie Indian tribe used to help provide safe passage through the treacherous waters between Washington Island and Gills Rock to travelers, trappers, and traders. (lhdigest.com)
- Here a mysterious red magma boils in the middle of an uncertain black cloud on the face of the water's seething vapour, with a febrile sun breaking through the cloud to cast a dim light on the heaving waters. (russianpaintings.net)
- In September and October 1863, he was commanding pickets on Paris Island, South Carolina. (green-wood.com)
- In 1858, the new tower was renovated to allow the installation of a 4th-order Fresnel lens . (wikipedia.org)
- 2001). Behavioral interactions between coexisting species: Song playback experiments with wood warblers. (wikipedia.org)
- 2001). Ecological and fitness consequences of species coexistence: A removal experiment with wood warblers. (wikipedia.org)
- In 1967, he co-published The Theory of Island Biogeography , a study of islands, which examines the relation between island size, the number of species contained, and their evolutionary balance. (todayinsci.com)
- This is one of the species most numerously represented from light-stations in Mr. Barrington's collection. (tripod.com)
- The forest that seems indistinguishable from other second-growth or regeneration stands in the much-logged San Juan Islands. (rockisland.com)
- Thomas Henry Orcutt, a former sea captain and previous keeper at Saddleback Ledge Light served as keeper of Wood Island Light for 19 years (1886-1905). (wikipedia.org)
- This lightstation was continuously manned from 1858 to 1991, making it the longest keeper-occupied light in Ontario. (wikipedia.org)
- Surprisingly, he was instead appointed keeper at the Isle of Coves. (wikipedia.org)
- Like the keeper at Point Clark, Collins was required to clean and whitewash the tower as required, to fuel the light and, twice a day, to wind up the clockwork-like mechanism-with weights and pulleys-that enabled the weights to rotate the lens. (wikipedia.org)
- Head keeper Martin N. Knudsen took a reckoning in 1894 of the disasters that had happened in the area for the 30 years prior to that, and he counted 72 serious accidents, 26 of which happened directly on Pilot Island. (lhdigest.com)
- Most other lighthouses of the era were built of brick, wood, iron or concrete. (wikipedia.org)
- That Crown-chartered British trading firm had been raising sheep for a few years on a grassland it called Home Prairie, across the strait from its headquarters at Fort Victoria on Vancouver Island. (rockisland.com)
- The U.S. state of Washington was originally part of the Oregon Country , which was the subject of competing U.S. and British claims from 1818 until the Oregon Treaty of 1846, which confirmed British occupation of Vancouver Island and set the boundary between the U.S. and British Columbia at latitude 49° between the Rocky Mountains and the Strait of Georgia. (ibiblio.org)
- Puget Sound is connected through Admiralty Inlet to the Strait of Juan de Fuca , which separates northwestern Washington from Canada's Vancouver Island. (ibiblio.org)
- The luxurious, state-of-the-art steamer, with a dark room for photographers, electric lights and refrigeration, plied the magical coastline of Vietnam until it struck a rock and sank in 1937. (sun-sentinel.com)
- After a two-year, multimillion-dollar renovation that added state-of-the-art AV systems, dazzling light shows, tiered balconies, VIP suites and other amenities, the Armory has played host to Pink, Imagine Dragons, Jennifer Lopez and the Players' Ball as part of the Super Bowl LII festivities. (tcbmag.com)
- William Shelton Wha-cah-dub, Whea-kadim was born on July 4, 1868, at Sandy Point, Whidbey Island, to Charles (d. 1898) and Sus-chol-cho-lit-so Whea kadim. (historylink.org)
- The light was automated in 1962 and transferred to the United States Fish and Wildlife Service in 2007. (lhdigest.com)
- 225 sf) with direct access from well-proportioned living room, which showcases a handsome gas fireplace adorned with reclaimed wood mantle. (brightmlshomes.com)
- A builder is responsible for the construction and repair of wood, concrete, and masonry structures. (absoluteastronomy.com)
- When the Imperial Towers were being built, applications for positions as light keepers came in from all over the country. (wikipedia.org)
- treacherous depths, imported narratives, shows of light. (theguardian.com)
- Since 2003, the beautiful, wood-lined paddle steamer has been taking guests for one-night cruises in a wonder-world of towering limestone islands, inlets and fiords off Vietnam. (sun-sentinel.com)
- The Winnebago Indians then attempted to paddle over to the main Pottawatomie village on Washington Island to wipe them all out, but when they got halfway across, the wind shifted and a storm blew in that sunk every one of their canoes. (lhdigest.com)
- The Tower, Cove Island, Ontario, was formally registered on the Canadian Register of Historic Places on 14 November 2014. (wikipedia.org)
- The wood and veneered brick structure was destroyed in two hours Dec. 15, 1886 by fire. (riseupparanormal.com)
- It lies opposite to the north-west point of the island of Rathlin, and comprises, according to the Ordnance survey, 12,753 3/4 acres (including Sheep and Carrickarede islands), of which about one-half is arable, one-third pasture, and the remainder hog. (from-ireland.net)
- It burned over a hundred acres or more and destroyed much young wood. (blogspot.com)
- And here at Condé Nast Traveller, we always have one eye on the surf scene (where boarders flock, eco-entrepreneurs, independent hotels and small businesses tend to follow), and we're predicting that during the next year a tiny Phillipine island will be stealing a cool crowd (whether they surf or not) from Bali . (cntraveller.com)
- Hotel Fauchon, the second hotel from the Parisian delicatessen brand, will open next year in the central Shimogyo-ku district packed with busy izakaya pubs and the feudal-era Shosei-en Garden. (cntraveller.com)
- Last year was my first in the woods. (thetruthaboutguns.com)
- The earth was uncommonly dry, and our fire, kindled far from the woods in a sunny recess in the hillside on the east of the pond, suddenly caught the dry grass of the previous year which grew about the stump on which it was kindled. (blogspot.com)
- The kitchen island serves as the perfect focal point for meal preparation and conversation. (brightmlshomes.com)
- It sits on a wilderness island in the mouth of Tampa Bay, a beach-lined paradise that is only half an hour by private boat or ferry from the mainland. (visitflorida.com)
- Door County boasts eleven current lights, of which these three are only accessible by taking a boat trip across Porte des Mortes, more commonly known as Death's Door. (lhdigest.com)
- Not too many people would want to plan a trip through death's door and back just for fun - unless, of course, they were at the northern tip of the Door County Peninsula in Wisconsin and wanted to spend the day exploring the Pottawatomie Islands' Lights: Pilot Island Light, Plum Island Range Lights and Life-Saving Station, and Pottawatomie Light, also known as Rock Island Light. (lhdigest.com)
- He wrote the Door County Advocate newspaper in favor of having a life-saving station to be built on nearby Plum Island to help provide the means and equipment to perform the necessary life-saving tasks. (lhdigest.com)
- There, they meet the four-decked Emeraude, partake of a sumptuous lunch buffet and settle into elegant, shipshape cabins, all burnished wood and rattan, with crisp white duvet-covered beds and handsomely appointed private baths. (sun-sentinel.com)
- It is mainly gray in color, with a lighter colored under-belly and a white eye ring. (wikipedia.org)
- white light, 3 s on, 3 s off, visible only along and near the range line. (ibiblio.org)
- JHU is a ray of hope against economic and social mismanagement of a beautiful island by a black white Christian-dominated ruling class which allowed NGOs to unethically convert the poor, who were kept poor by the ruling class itself. (lankaweb.com)
- They have a rusty back with lighter stripes, brown wings with white bars and a slim tail. (kiwifoto.com)
- James Clerk Maxwell unifies electricity and magnetism into a single theory, classical electromagnetism, thereby showing that light is an electromagnetic wave. (wikipedia.org)
- Travellers tempted to speed their way through Rijeka - Croatia's third-largest city - on their way to Dalmatia's tourist-bloated islands should tarry awhile. (cntraveller.com)
- Sheet of Studies and Sketches 1858-59. (clevelandart.org)
- In 1990, the Coast Guard ceased operations at the station and moved over to Washington Island. (lhdigest.com)
- The Friends of Plum and Pilot Islands have restored the porch structure of the station house, the exterior of the boathouse, as well as the landing dock to make it safely serviceable. (lhdigest.com)
- 00 As they approach to the town of Friday Harbor on San Juan Island, today's tourist-laden ferries glide past the University of Washington's marine sciences field station. (rockisland.com)
- The Emeraude is a replica of a cargo and passenger ship built around 1905 by Paul Roque, whose Bordeaux family made a fortune in French Indochina in 1858. (sun-sentinel.com)
- Storyteller, wood carver, teacher, and Tulalip cultural leader, William Shelton Wha-cah-dub, Whea-kadim earned great respect in his lifetime from both Indians and whites -- the two cultures that he loved and sought to bring together -- and was a key figure in the preservation of Coast Salish culture. (historylink.org)
- The official capsicum grows on the Guinea coast and the East Indian Isles. (henriettes-herb.com)
- The exoplanet candidate, known as UCF-1.01, orbits a star called GJ 436, which is located a mere 33 light-years away. (nationalgeographic.com)
- BEAUTIFUL HERRITT'S ISLE house but vegetable gardening en- I was seen, wounded it slightly in one foot. (ufl.edu)
- Mr. Smethie deserves every commendation with 500 guavas, which, he considers, time when the minds of people at At a towards tended to him by these gentlemen.We Mr. W. R. Sanders has eight hundred for his success, as he came to the more profitable than orange growing, north are turning palmier the spent our first night on the Island trees, three hundred bearing. (ufl.edu)
- She is currently a professor at the City University of New York's College of Staten Island, and serves on the faculties of Cave Canem and the MFA programs at Stonecoast/University of Southern Maine and Sierra Nevada College. (barnesandnoble.com)
- Road transit to Rozelle from the city was via the Balmain Road turnoff at Parramatta Road, Petersham, until the Pyrmont Bridge Company constructed a toll bridge that linked Pyrmont to Glebe Island across Johnstons Bay and opened to traffic in 1857. (dictionaryofsydney.org)
- Time-Lapse photography stitched into videos, ranging from severe weather flyovers to city lights at night to the auroras. (nasa.gov)
- Powdered cayenne pepper, of good quality, is of a bright color, varying from a beautiful red to a brown or yellow, which is considerably discolored by the action of light. (henriettes-herb.com)
- His family came over by boat with friends, and they were all cooking lunch on a small grill set in the sand -- kind of an island tailgate. (visitflorida.com)
- The bird was named for Virginia Anderson, the wife of an army surgeon who discovered the bird at Fort Burgwin, New Mexico, in 1858. (wikipedia.org)
- Just like the Iiwi, a native bird to the Hawaiian Islands, the feathers of the Apapane were once used to adorn the chief's clothes like cloaks, h. (kiwifoto.com)
- Many visitors to the island are boaters, and private boats can be rented nearby. (visitflorida.com)
- I removed the old fluorescent light fixture of the ceiling installation type in the dining kitchen and carried out the installation work of the round hook ceiling to replace it with the LED ceiling light (LED electric light). (youtube.com)
- In this movie, we introduce easy to understand installation method of ceiling hooking, light knowledge of electricity, how to peel off VVF cable using cutter and electric knife, etc. between lighting exchange work. (youtube.com)
- In August, 1851, he came to Worcester, Massachusetts, with Wood, Light & Co., and was soon afterward made foreman of his department with an exceptionally large salary. (ebooksread.com)
- Akashic Books' latest in their noir series, Staten Island Noir features some dusky and drop-dead gorgeous gems (emphasis on the dead) that do just that. (barnesandnoble.com)