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*  Russians in Ukraine - Wikipedia
... which converted it from a sparsely inhabited frontier area to one of the major populated regions of the Tsardom of Russia. ... To defend the territory from Tatar raids the Russians built the Belgorod defensive line (1635-1658), and Ukrainians started ... More Russian speakers appeared in northern, central and eastern Ukrainian territories during the late 17th century, following ... UNA-UNSO members searched the building, partially destroyed archives and pushed people out from the building. Their attackers ...
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*  Deforestation in Borneo - Wikipedia
The goal was to turn one million hectares of "unproductive" and sparsely populated peat swamp forest into rice paddies in an ... The government made a large investment in constructing irrigation canals and removing trees. The project did not succeed, and ... The destruction had a major negative impact on the livelihoods of people in the area. It caused major smog-related health ... The water channels, and the roads and railways built for legal forestry, opened up the region to illegal forestry. In the MRP ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deforestation_in_Borneo
*  El Fuerte, Sinaloa - Wikipedia
For years, El Fuerte served as the gateway to the vast frontiers of the northern territories of Sonora, Arizona and California ... all of which were sparsely populated by unyielding tribes of native amerindians. For nearly three centuries it was the most ... Tourism remains a major industry in town, although it has been diminished in recent years by tourists being wary of Mexican ... In 1824, El Fuerte became the capital city of the newly created Mexican state of Sonora y Sinaloa (reaching up deep into modern ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/El_Fuerte,_Sinaloa
*  Vasa (ship) - Wikipedia
During the 17th century, Sweden went from being a sparsely populated, poor, and peripheral northern European kingdom of little ... She was neither the largest ship ever built, nor the one carrying the greatest number of guns. What made her arguably the most ... Between 1611 and 1718 it was the dominant power in the Baltic, eventually gaining territory that encompassed the Baltic on all ... Laser measurements of Vasa's structure conducted in 2007-2011 confirmed that no major changes were implemented during ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vasa_(ship)
*  Northern Territory - Wikipedia
... making it the third largest Australian federal division-it is sparsely populated. The Northern Territory's population of ... This makes the parliamentary status of the CLP as a major party a matter of interest. The population of the Northern Territory ... A railway was also built between Palmerston and Pine Creek between 1883 and 1889. The economic pattern of cattle raising and ... Northern-Territory Northern Territory Climate Northern Territory economy/mining Northern Territory Universities Northern ...
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*  Mackenzie River - Wikipedia
The cold northern permafrost regions beyond the Arctic Circle are very sparsely populated, mainly by indigenous peoples. Most ... Hodgins and Hoyle, p. 135 Major Drainage Areas of the Yukon Territory (Map). Cartography by Yukon Environment Geomatics. Yukon ... of water from northern Canada to southern Canada, the western United States and Mexico. The system would involve building ... There is a proposal for a Mackenzie Valley Pipeline, which has not been built due to environmental concerns and falling oil and ...
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*  Difference between revisions of "England" - Wikitravel
Hadrian's Wall - the Romans built this 87 mile wall to protect their English outpost from northern raiders. ... urbanised areas of Teesside and Tyne and Wear plus the largely rural large county of Northumberland with its sparsely populated ... A low-lying territory northeast of London, mostly rural. East Midlands The geographic centre of England, reaching to the North ... Major industrial cities and breathtaking scenery between Wales and Scotland. North East England The ...
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*  Police aviation - Wikipedia
In large, sparsely populated areas, fixed-wing aircraft are sometimes used to transport personnel and equipment. The first ... A few police air units, such as the Northern Territory Police in Australia, use only fixed-wing aircraft. The use of fixed-wing ... In some major cities, police rotary-wing aircraft are also used as air transportation for personnel belonging to SWAT-style ... The Edgley Optica was a British fixed-wing aircraft built for observation use and was used by the Hampshire Constabulary as an ...
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*  Hillfort - Wikipedia
... they were made out of stone with thatch roofs resting on a wood column in the centre of the building. In the major oppida there ... During the Roman Iron Age, some of the Latvian hillforts (like Ķivutkalns) were abandoned or became sparsely populated. A new ... Where Roman influence was less strong, such as uninvaded Ireland and unsubdued northern Scotland, hill forts were still built ... One was to protect Vilnius, the capital, and the other line in Samogitia, was a major target for both orders. This territory ...
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*  Principality of Hungary - Wikipedia
The control prior to the Hungarian settlement of territory of Solitudo Avarorum (mostly the northern part of Great Hungarian ... This area had been sparsely populated, since Charlemagne's destruction of the Avar state in 803 and the Magyars (Hungarians) ... Three major Frankish imperial armies were defeated decisively by the Hungarians between 907 and 910. The Hungarians succeeded ... The situation became more difficult for the principality when the Byzantine Empire and the Holy Roman Empire made an alliance ...
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*  Palmerston, Northern Territory - Wikipedia
... making it the second largest city in the sparsely populated Northern Territory. There are eighteen suburbs in Palmerston, ten ... The Northern Territory Government announced in its 2008 Budget that two new schools a primary and middle schools will be built ... The major land-mark in Palmerston is the Power and Water Corporation's water storage tank, which supplies the city with fresh ... Northern Territory Government. Retrieved 5 July 2008. "High Level Of Interest In Bellamack". Northern Territory Government. ...
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*  Galveston Bay Area - Wikipedia
The sparsely populated Bay Area transformed during the 20th century. Following the hurricane, donations by the newly ... Ellington Air Force Base was built becoming a major air field and flight training center during the wars. After the war area ... Following its declaration of independence from Spain the new nation of Mexico moved to colonize its northern territory of Texas ... The World Wars created new manufacturing opportunities for factories around the bay and the area's population grew even faster ...
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*  Geography of Yukon - Wikipedia
The sparsely populated territory abounds with natural scenic beauty, with snowmelt lakes and perennial white-capped mountains, ... Two major faults, the Denali Fault and the Tintina Fault have created major valleys called trenches: the Shakwak Trench and the ... The lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta) reaches its northern extreme in the south-central part of the territory, while tamarack ( ... The Haines Highway and the Alaska Highway north of Haines Junction are built in the Shakwak Trench. The Tintina Trench bisects ...
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*  Kuusamo - Wikipedia
In 2000, the municipality of Kuusamo was made a town. Kuusamo lies in the east of Finland in the Northern Ostrobothnia region ... The rest of the municipality consists of sparsely populated, mostly wooded areas. Therefore, the population density of Kuusamo ... Kuusamo is a major center for winter sports and receives approximately a million tourists every year. One of the largest ski ... The church in the center of Kuusamo was built in 1951. It stands on the site of the old wooden church from 1802, which was ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kuusamo
*  California - Wikipedia
California was suddenly no longer a sparsely populated backwater, but seemingly overnight it had grown into a major US ... and the remainder of the old territory was then subdivided into the new American Territories of Arizona, Nevada, Colorado and ... The Legislature shall make no law which diminishes or ignores the role of English as the common language of California." Hull, ... Northern parts of the state have more rain than the south. California's mountain ranges also influence the climate: some of the ...
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*  History of Mississippi - Wikipedia
The southern part became the Louisiana Territory. The Mississippi Territory was sparsely populated and suffered initially from ... and Presbyterians made up the three leading denominations in the territory, and their congregations rapidly built new churches ... Other major northern foundations also helped, especially the General Education Board (funded by the Rockefeller Foundation and ... The major planters made very large profits, but they invested it on buying more cotton lands and more slaves, which pushed up ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Mississippi
*  History of Phitsanulok Province - Wikipedia
At that time, the Nan and Khwae Noi Rivers both flowed through the city, making it a strategic gateway to northern Thailand. ... Even at the end of the Ayutthayan Period, however, most of the province still remained sparsely populated jungle. As long ... Phitsanulok's grand temples built along a major strategic waterway had transformed the city into a great cultural center. In ... From the late 1960s until the early 1980s, the territory now set aside as Phu Hin Rong Kla National Park was the main ...
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*  Transnistria (geographical region) - Wikipedia
As plans for major cultural changes in Moldova were made public, tensions rose further. Ethnic minorities felt threatened by ... the latter being a common reference to the then sparsely populated Dniester-Southern Bug-Dniepr area. Before becoming part of ... which encouraged the migration of peasants into the territory from the neighbouring populated areas (from north and from west ... The northern part of Transnistria had Ruthenian (Ukrainian) and Moldavian villages. In 1792, the region became part of the ...
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*  Danube Delta - Wikipedia
Sfântul Gheorghe (Saint George in English), in the south, is the oldest and most sparsely populated. Its alluvium has led to ... As a result, the length of the Sulina arm was reduced from 92 to 64 km, and its flow more than doubled, thus making it suitable ... Situated on major migratory routes, and providing adequate conditions for nesting and hatching, the Danube Delta is a magnet ... The greater part of the Danube Delta lies in Romania (Tulcea County), while its northern part, on the left bank of the Chilia ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Danube_Delta
*  Spessart - Wikipedia
A major regional industry in medieval and early modern times were glass foundries that made use of the abundant local supply of ... Although sparsely populated in the Middle Ages, the Spessart at the time was crossed by two important trading routes. One, ... The northern part of the Vorspessart was kept uninhabited by the Romans as a "no man's land" and buffer zone between their ... However, since the territory ruled by Mainz used an inheritance law that required the property to be split between all the sons ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spessart
*  Enontekiö - Wikipedia
In the 16th century, Enontekiö's first church was built. It was a small wooden building in the village of Rounala on the right ... It is situated in the outermost northwest of the country and occupies a large and very sparsely populated area of about 8,000 ... The vegetation of Enontekiö is very meagre, due to the extreme northern latitude. The northern border of the natural geographic ... Tourism is a major branch of business in Enontekiö, even if there are fewer visitors than in those municipalities of Lapland ...
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*  Hudson Bay - Wikipedia
The coast of Hudson Bay is extremely sparsely populated; there are only about a dozen communities. Some of these were founded ... the Hudson's Bay Company built several factories (forts and trading posts) along the coast at the mouth of the major rivers ( ... All, as are the islands in James Bay, are part of the territory Nunavut and several are disputed by the Cree. One group of ... Great Recycling and Northern Development Canal Lake Agassiz List of Hudson Bay rivers Tyrrell Sea Hudson Bay , sea, Canada , ...
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*  Guanacaste Province - Wikipedia
It is the most sparsely populated of all the provinces of Costa Rica. The province covers an area of 10,141 km2 (3,915 sq mi) ... and the sunny dry season that coincides with the winter months in northern latitudes have made tourism a key economic activity ... The first church was built out of grass in Nicoya in the 17th century. In the 18th century some neighbors of Rivas established ... In 1824-25 the territory of Guanacaste was annexed to Costa Rica. In 1836 the town of Guanacaste was declared the capital of ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guanacaste_Province
*  Rhodope Mountains - Wikipedia
The sparsely populated area of the Rhodopes has been a place of ethnic and religious diversity for hundreds of years. Apart ... They built many temples, cities and fortresses. The most famous town in the area is the sacred city of Perperikon located 15 km ... Major cities in the area are Haskovo and Kardzhali, as well as the smaller Momchilgrad, Krumovgrad, Zlatograd and Kirkovo. The ... The Rhodope regional unit in the northern part of the country is named after the region. This area includes the Rodopi Mountain ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rhodope_Mountains
*  Álava - Wikipedia
Álava is an inland territory and features a largely transitional climate between the humid, Atlantic neighbouring northern ... The Valleys: Low valleys, drier, sparsely populated. The Plains: Heartland of Álava comprising Vitoria and Salvatierra-Agurain ... but also the least populated with 322,557 inhabitants (2012). Built around the Roman mansion Alba located on the road ab ... Ayala: The area clustering around the Nervión River, with Amurrio and Laudio as its major towns. The region shows close bonds ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%81lava