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Variety
Music Exec Jordan Schur Sells Ocean-View Villa in Santa Monicathat invokes antique charm and Italian romanticism.” Privately positioned behin
Music Exec Jordan Schur Sells Ocean-View Villa in Santa Monica
Variety / Posted 19 hours ago
that invokes antique charm and Italian romanticism.” Privately positioned behind gates, and snugly nestled into a hillside promontory that affords it canyon-framed, whitewater views, the house has a sunset-facing sunken living room and fetching... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
More stormy weather expected for Victoriacrossed the state on Monday afternoon, prompting more than 300 calls for help t
More stormy weather expected for Victoria
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
crossed the state on Monday afternoon, prompting more than 300 calls for help to the State Emergency Service. At Wilsons Promontory, there was a wind gust of 130kph on Monday and at St Kilda one gust was registered at 94kph. Despite the cold... Read more
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Herald Sun
Wild weather lashes southern Australiatrees in the greater Melbourne area and Gippsland. St Kilda copped gusts of up
Wild weather lashes southern Australia
Herald Sun / Posted yesterday
trees in the greater Melbourne area and Gippsland. St Kilda copped gusts of up to 94km/h on Monday evening while Wilsons Promontory endured winds in excess of 100km/h, peaking at 130km/h. That was mild compared to Hogan Island in the Bass Strait... Read more
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News.com.au
Aussie states battling wild weathertrees in the greater Melbourne area and Gippsland. St Kilda copped gusts of up
Aussie states battling wild weather
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
trees in the greater Melbourne area and Gippsland. St Kilda copped gusts of up to 94km/h on Monday evening while Wilsons Promontory endured winds in excess of 100km/h, peaking at 130km/h. That was mild compared to Hogan Island in the Bass Strait... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Wild weather lashes southern Australiatrees in the greater Melbourne area and Gippsland. St Kilda copped gusts of up
Wild weather lashes southern Australia
Adelaide Now / Posted yesterday
trees in the greater Melbourne area and Gippsland. St Kilda copped gusts of up to 94km/h on Monday evening while Wilsons Promontory endured winds in excess of 100km/h, peaking at 130km/h. That was mild compared to Hogan Island in the Bass Strait... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Vic bracing for more wild weathertrees in the greater Melbourne area and Gippsland. St Kilda copped gusts of up
Vic bracing for more wild weather
Sky News Australia / Posted yesterday
trees in the greater Melbourne area and Gippsland. St Kilda copped gusts of up to 94km/h on Monday evening while Wilsons Promontory endured winds in excess of 100km/h, peaking at 130km/h. That was mild compared to Hogan Island in the Bass Strait... Read more
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Deseret News
The tiny town that set out to be Utah's capitol and 4 other areas with a unique history1. Promontory Summit and Corinne Many people are familiar with the Golden Spik
The tiny town that set out to be Utah's capitol and 4 other areas with a unique history
Deseret News / Posted 2 days ago
1. Promontory Summit and Corinne Many people are familiar with the Golden Spike Historic Site at Promontory Summit. On the way there, travelers will pass through a small town named Corinne in Box Elder County. Who would ever know this town once set... Read more
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The North West Star
Tropical North Queensland adventure with kidssurroundings that we need only step a few metres from reception for the tour to
Tropical North Queensland adventure with kids
The North West Star / Posted 3 days ago
surroundings that we need only step a few metres from reception for the tour to begin. That wasn't always the case, this promontory being formerly given over, like so much of north-east Queensland, to sugar cane. But showing admirable... Read more
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The Courier
Wild winds: Seven taken to hospital after spate of accidentshospital, including two with serious injuries. The accidents came as wind gust
Wild winds: Seven taken to hospital after spate of accidents
The Courier / Posted 4 days ago
hospital, including two with serious injuries. The accidents came as wind gusts of up to 145km/h were recorded at Wilsons Promontory and 98km/h near Avalon Airport at Point Wilson. In the first incident five people were taken to hospital after... Read more
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The Border Mail
Wild winds: Seven taken to hospital after spate of accidentshospital, including two with serious injuries. The accidents came as wind gust
Wild winds: Seven taken to hospital after spate of accidents
The Border Mail / Posted 4 days ago
hospital, including two with serious injuries. The accidents came as wind gusts of up to 145km/h were recorded at Wilsons Promontory and 98km/h near Avalon Airport at Point Wilson. In the first incident five people were taken to hospital after... Read more
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The Age
Wild winds: Seven taken to hospital after spate of accidentsfollowing wild winds. Photo: Rohan Thomson The accidents came as wind gusts of
Wild winds: Seven taken to hospital after spate of accidents
The Age / Posted 4 days ago
following wild winds. Photo: Rohan Thomson The accidents came as wind gusts of up to 145km/h were recorded at Wilsons Promontory and 98km/h near Avalon Airport at Point Wilson. In the first incident five people were taken to hospital after... Read more
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BC Local News
Chilliwack city council embraces longboarding event rejected by Abbotsfordthat a total ban was unfair and unrealistic. Some local longboarders, however,
Chilliwack city council embraces longboarding event rejected by Abbotsford
BC Local News / Posted 6 days ago
that a total ban was unfair and unrealistic. Some local longboarders, however, were upset that popular Weeden Drive on Promontory was on the prohibited list. Chartwell Drive on Little Mountain, however, a popular spot for longboarding, is on... Read more
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BC Local News
Chilliwack DPAC says parents being forced to carry heavy financial loaddollars this school year, and will cost $115,000 next year, busing fees offload
Chilliwack DPAC says parents being forced to carry heavy financial load
BC Local News / Posted 6 days ago
dollars this school year, and will cost $115,000 next year, busing fees offloaded to already-strapped parents — including Promontory parents who have no choice but to bus their children out of their catchment area because that elementary school is... Read more
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The Chilliwack Progress
Chilliwack DPAC says parents being forced to carry heavy financial loaddollars this school year, and will cost $115,000 next year, busing fees offload
Chilliwack DPAC says parents being forced to carry heavy financial load
The Chilliwack Progress / Posted 6 days ago
dollars this school year, and will cost $115,000 next year, busing fees offloaded to already-strapped parents — including Promontory parents who have no choice but to bus their children out of their catchment area because that elementary school is... Read more
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The Irish Times
A Walk for the Weekend: circuit of Tory Islandthe scanty remains of a couple of Iron Age huts and cross a double ditch to ent
A Walk for the Weekend: circuit of Tory Island
The Irish Times / Posted 7 days ago
the scanty remains of a couple of Iron Age huts and cross a double ditch to enter what was, two millennia ago, an extensive promontory fort. It is called Doon Balor after the legendary Balor of the Evil Eye. The highest point is a great place to sit... Read more
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PhysOrg
Aftermath of a mass extinctionof marine fossils from the Middle Triassic in the world. The Monte San Giorgio
Aftermath of a mass extinction
PhysOrg / Posted 7 days ago
of marine fossils from the Middle Triassic in the world. The Monte San Giorgio rises to an altitude of 1000 m on the promontory that separates the southern arms of Lake Lugano in the Southern Swiss Alps. But in the Middle Triassic, it was... Read more
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BC Local News
Council to decide on road closure for Chilliwack longboarding eventthat a total ban was unfair and unrealistic. Some local longboarders, however,
Council to decide on road closure for Chilliwack longboarding event
BC Local News / Posted 8 days ago
that a total ban was unfair and unrealistic. Some local longboarders, however, were upset that popular Weeden Drive on Promontory was on the prohibited list. “It’s just unfortunate because, regardless, this is what we do, this is what we love... Read more
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The New Yorker
Pokémon Go’s Real-World Analoguehere?” Failing to capture it—Tynes’s app froze—she went the Audubon route and t
Pokémon Go’s Real-World Analogue
The New Yorker / Posted 9 days ago
here?” Failing to capture it—Tynes’s app froze—she went the Audubon route and took a screenshot. Then she headed toward a promontory overlooking the Pond, where MonsieurJavert caught a Magikarp on a wooden fence. “I’m wondering what it’s going to... Read more
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Guelph Mercury
In Nova Scotia, a warm welcome is a shore thingrising over the water) was an easy downward one-hour lope through woods. The tr
In Nova Scotia, a warm welcome is a shore thing
Guelph Mercury / Posted 10 days ago
rising over the water) was an easy downward one-hour lope through woods. The trees occasionally opened to reveal the promontory looming closer each time. We returned uphill to the main park area, sweating from the midday effort, and plunged... Read more
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NBC News
Brexit Storm Clouds Gather Over Sunny U.K. Outpostpolice wearing tall black hats patrol streets lined with U.K. stores against a
Brexit Storm Clouds Gather Over Sunny U.K. Outpost
NBC News / Posted 11 days ago
police wearing tall black hats patrol streets lined with U.K. stores against a backdrop of a giant limestone promontory that gives the enclave its alternative name, "the Rock." More than 95 percent of Gibraltarians voted to remain in... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Drowning reports show Lake Michigan is the deadliest Great Lakebeach. If people choose to jump off piers or break walls for fun, they can jump
Drowning reports show Lake Michigan is the deadliest Great Lake
Chicago Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
beach. If people choose to jump off piers or break walls for fun, they can jump right into these structural currents. At Promontory Point in Hyde Park, for example, structural currents can form on both the north and south sides of the peninsula... Read more
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Newsweek
Glamping like a god in the AdirondacksThe opulent pub has a working jukebox, pool table and bearskin rug, complete wi
Glamping like a god in the Adirondacks
Newsweek / Posted 11 days ago
The opulent pub has a working jukebox, pool table and bearskin rug, complete with head and fangs. A lean-to on a wooded promontory offers a nightly campfire, s’mores and truffled popcorn, with enough pillows and blankets to make it both socially... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Milky Way dazzles in clear skiesMt Cook National Park. In this photograph, Wilson used the enormous galaxy to
Milky Way dazzles in clear skies
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 12 days ago
Mt Cook National Park. In this photograph, Wilson used the enormous galaxy to frame Waipapa Point Lighthouse, on a rocky promontory near the Catlins on the south-east coast of the South Island. The wooden lighthouse alerts ships travelling along... Read more
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BC Local News
Chilliwack family forced to live in tents due to rental shortagecrisis in Chilliwack and indeed across the whole Fraser Valley and beyond. The
Chilliwack family forced to live in tents due to rental shortage
BC Local News / Posted 13 days ago
crisis in Chilliwack and indeed across the whole Fraser Valley and beyond. The couple were living in a “dumpy” house on Promontory that their landlord said he had no intention of selling. But on May 1, the landlord gave them a 30-day notice... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Stunning temple, disrespectful touristssticks, while alongside them Buddhists - many of a similar age - kissed the fee
Stunning temple, disrespectful tourists
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 13 days ago
sticks, while alongside them Buddhists - many of a similar age - kissed the feet of the icon, which is built on a man-made promontory jutting out into the sea at the base of Nanshan, the southernmost mountain in all of China and about an hour's... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
A weekend break in… Biarritzbelow), whose former guests include Queen Victoria and King Edward VII. Built i
A weekend break in… Biarritz
Daily Telegraph / Posted 13 days ago
below), whose former guests include Queen Victoria and King Edward VII. Built in 1854, this Biarritz icon stands proud on a promontory overlooking Grande Plage. Doubles from €400 (£340), excluding breakfast. Mid-range Get the same sea views for... Read more
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Payson Roundup
Hot hiking on the Highline Trailparking lot, the Highline Trail, well, gets high. It immediately goes up severa
Hot hiking on the Highline Trail
Payson Roundup / Posted 14 days ago
parking lot, the Highline Trail, well, gets high. It immediately goes up several rungs of switchbacks as it winds toward Promontory Point. The trail rises endlessly, with little evidence of trail maintenance. However, silver diamond trail markers... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
In Pictures: plans for Formula E funded improvements to Battersea Park approved by Wandsworth Councilwill be built near La Gondola Cafe, a pedestrian entrance to Chelsea and Rosary
In Pictures: plans for Formula E funded improvements to Battersea Park approved by Wandsworth Council
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 14 days ago
will be built near La Gondola Cafe, a pedestrian entrance to Chelsea and Rosary Gates and turning unused parkland in the Promontory into a garden. A playground would include £150,000 worth of play equipment for children up to the age of 12. A... Read more
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The Chronicle Express
Finger Lakes Land Trust acquires property on Bare Hill2016 at 9:43 AM The Finger Lakes Land Trust announced today it has acquired a
Finger Lakes Land Trust acquires property on Bare Hill
The Chronicle Express / Posted 14 days ago
2016 at 9:43 AM The Finger Lakes Land Trust announced today it has acquired a 16.6-acre parcel on Bare Hill – the iconic promontory overlooking Canandaigua Lake’s eastern shore. The property is located on East Lake Road in the Town of Middlesex,... Read more
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The Age
Winter hits Australia: Freezing weather recorded across the countrysouth eastern suburbs, with rain and hail to come, Mr Cheunj said. He said the
Winter hits Australia: Freezing weather recorded across the country
The Age / Posted 14 days ago
south eastern suburbs, with rain and hail to come, Mr Cheunj said. He said the strongest wind was recorded at Wilsons Promontory in the Gippsland region of Victoria, at 159km/h. Damaging winds were also forecast for southern NSW, stretching... Read more
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WA Today
Winter hits Australia: Freezing weather recorded across the countrysouth eastern suburbs, with rain and hail to come, Mr Cheunj said. He said the
Winter hits Australia: Freezing weather recorded across the country
WA Today / Posted 14 days ago
south eastern suburbs, with rain and hail to come, Mr Cheunj said. He said the strongest wind was recorded at Wilsons Promontory in the Gippsland region of Victoria, at 159km/h. Damaging winds were also forecast for southern NSW, stretching... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Winter hits Australia: Freezing weather recorded across the countrysouth eastern suburbs, with rain and hail to come, Mr Cheunj said. He said the
Winter hits Australia: Freezing weather recorded across the country
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 14 days ago
south eastern suburbs, with rain and hail to come, Mr Cheunj said. He said the strongest wind was recorded at Wilsons Promontory in the Gippsland region of Victoria, at 159km/h. Damaging winds were also forecast for southern NSW, stretching... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Two hurt as Victoria hit by high winds, freezing conditionsinhospitable terrain. High winds to ease later today Wind gusts of up to 145 k
Two hurt as Victoria hit by high winds, freezing conditions
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 14 days ago
inhospitable terrain. High winds to ease later today Wind gusts of up to 145 kilometres per hour were recorded at Wilson's Promontory, in the south-east and there were gusts of about 95 kilometres per hour at a number of other spots in the... Read more
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iol.co.za
Let’s cove crazy: Top 5 sea(scape) hotelsshort stroll from the 32-room San Giorgio hotel is the trio's latest venture, S
Let’s cove crazy: Top 5 sea(scape) hotels
iol.co.za / Posted 17 days ago
short stroll from the 32-room San Giorgio hotel is the trio's latest venture, Scorpios Beach Club, set on a rocky promontory between two bays on the fashionable south coast. The epitome of rustic chic, there are sun loungers, a restaurant... Read more
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Daily Liberal
The French history of Australiatwo Freycinet brothers on board the ship. They named many more places along the
The French history of Australia
Daily Liberal / Posted 17 days ago
two Freycinet brothers on board the ship. They named many more places along the south coast of Australia west of Wilson's Promontory, only to discover that Matthew Flinders had beaten them to the rest of the coast when they ran into him in what is... Read more
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The Border Mail
The French history of Australiatwo Freycinet brothers on board the ship. They named many more places along the
The French history of Australia
The Border Mail / Posted 17 days ago
two Freycinet brothers on board the ship. They named many more places along the south coast of Australia west of Wilson's Promontory, only to discover that Matthew Flinders had beaten them to the rest of the coast when they ran into him in what is... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Comic- Does ‘Star Trek Beyond’ Outdoor Screening Risk Major Piracy?the premiere screening would invite hundreds of fans and contest winners to San
Comic- Does ‘Star Trek Beyond’ Outdoor Screening Risk Major Piracy?
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 20 days ago
the premiere screening would invite hundreds of fans and contest winners to San Diego’s Embarcadero Marina Park, a coastal promontory with a capacity of 3,000. The park is surrounded by a marina that docks hundreds of boats, apartment buildings... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Comic-Con: Does ‘Star Trek Beyond’ Outdoor Screening Risk Major Piracy?the premiere screening would invite hundreds of fans and contest winners to San
Comic-Con: Does ‘Star Trek Beyond’ Outdoor Screening Risk Major Piracy?
Houston Chronicle / Posted 20 days ago
the premiere screening would invite hundreds of fans and contest winners to San Diego’s Embarcadero Marina Park, a coastal promontory with a capacity of 3,000. The park is surrounded by a marina that docks hundreds of boats, apartment buildings... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Perspectives: Expanding from an island to encompass a worlda piece of the continent, A part of the main. If a clod be washed away by the
Perspectives: Expanding from an island to encompass a world
Greenwich Time / Posted 20 days ago
a piece of the continent, A part of the main. If a clod be washed away by the sea, Europe is the less. As well as if a promontory were. As well as if a manor of thy friend's Or of thine own were: Any man's death diminishes me, Because I am... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Perspectives: Expanding from an island to encompass a worlda piece of the continent, A part of the main. If a clod be washed away by the
Perspectives: Expanding from an island to encompass a world
Darien News-Review / Posted 20 days ago
a piece of the continent, A part of the main. If a clod be washed away by the sea, Europe is the less. As well as if a promontory were. As well as if a manor of thy friend's Or of thine own were: Any man's death diminishes me, Because I am... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Topic - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)are dissecting a rare and little-known pygmy right whale that washed up on the
Topic - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 21 days ago
are dissecting a rare and little-known pygmy right whale that washed up on the isolated Sealer's Cove on the Wilsons Promontory National Park in eastern Victoria. The weather bureau has issued more severe weather warnings today for... Read more
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BC Local News
Chilliwack school district presses education minister for expansionon the south side. Barring that, the school board told him they would love to m
Chilliwack school district presses education minister for expansion
BC Local News / Posted 22 days ago
on the south side. Barring that, the school board told him they would love to move ahead with a long-planned expansion of Promontory elementary – a school currently at double its intended enrolment. The board has moved the $3.6 million Promontory... Read more
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The Chilliwack Progress
Chilliwack school district presses education minister for expansionon the south side. Barring that, the school board told him they would love to m
Chilliwack school district presses education minister for expansion
The Chilliwack Progress / Posted 22 days ago
on the south side. Barring that, the school board told him they would love to move ahead with a long-planned expansion of Promontory elementary – a school currently at double its intended enrolment. The board has moved the $3.6 million Promontory... Read more
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Daily Mail
Inside Africa's most expensive home: German couple snap up £15m homethat the couple had been looking to buy a property in Ibiza or Saint Tropez‚ bu
Inside Africa's most expensive home: German couple snap up £15m home
Daily Mail / Posted 23 days ago
that the couple had been looking to buy a property in Ibiza or Saint Tropez‚ but then settled on Cape Town. Perched on a promontory above Cape Town's Atlantic seaboard, and nestling below iconic Lion's Head mountain, the house enjoys... Read more
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Surfers Village
Pro A Coruna to host first-ever European Surf Festivalcity of Galicia, built around its huge port that ships agricultural goods from
Pro A Coruna to host first-ever European Surf Festival
Surfers Village / Posted 23 days ago
city of Galicia, built around its huge port that ships agricultural goods from the region all-over the world. A large promontory offers incredible views of the Ria da Coruña estuary and city-centre with playa de Orzán offering waves right in... Read more
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World Surf League
A Coruña Prepares to Host First-Ever European Surf Festivalcity of Galicia, built around its huge port that ships agricultural goods from
A Coruña Prepares to Host First-Ever European Surf Festival
World Surf League / Posted 23 days ago
city of Galicia, built around its huge port that ships agricultural goods from the region all-over the world. A large promontory offers incredible views of the Ria da Coruña estuary and city-centre with playa de Orzán offering waves right in... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
First Week Of 2016 Excavations At Birgittas uddestronghold of Birgittas udde only when the political situation demanded it. Bi
First Week Of 2016 Excavations At Birgittas udde
ScienceBlogs / Posted 24 days ago
stronghold of Birgittas udde only when the political situation demanded it. Birgittas udde is a long, high narrow promontory into Lake Boren that has been cut off with two straight moat-and-banks. We have opened six trenches. Trench A is... Read more
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CBS News
Photos of the weekNASA's Space Launch System and Orion spacecraft to deep space, undergoes a stat
Photos of the week
CBS News / Posted 25 days ago
NASA's Space Launch System and Orion spacecraft to deep space, undergoes a static test fire at the Orbital ATK facility in Promontory, Utah in this June 28, 2016 Caeleb Dressel, left, hugs Jason Calanog after swimming in the men's 100-meter... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Gippsland14.6% of the state's land surface. It stretches along the coast from Mallacoota
Gippsland
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 25 days ago
14.6% of the state's land surface. It stretches along the coast from Mallacoota in the east to just north of Wilsons Promontory, covering the East , Wellington and most of the LaTrobe local government areas. Main towns include Sale,... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
NASA's Journey to Mars Space Launch System Booster Successfully Fired UpSystem (SLS), successfully fired up Tuesday for its second qualification ground
NASA's Journey to Mars Space Launch System Booster Successfully Fired Up
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted 27 days ago
System (SLS), successfully fired up Tuesday for its second qualification ground test at Orbital ATK's test facilities in Promontory, Utah. Washington DC - infoZine - This was the last full-scale test for the booster before SLS’s first uncrewed... Read more
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