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Monday, April 04, 2005

Scalping

Scalping

Sunday, April 03, 2005

Gun

Weapon consisting essentially of a metal tube from which a missile or projectile is shot by the force of exploding gunpowder or some other propellant. In military science, the term is often limited to cannon larger than a howitzer or mortar, although these latter two types, like all tube-fired artillery pieces, also fall within the general definition of a gun. Guns

Wednesday, March 30, 2005

Raymond Terrace

Town, eastern New South Wales, Australia, on the east bank of the Hunter River (near its junction with the Williams), just north of Newcastle. Founded in the 1830s, the town was named after a member of an exploring expedition in 1812 led by Gov. Lachlan Macquarie. An important wool river port in the 1840s, Raymond Terrace was proclaimed a municipality and in 1937 merged into the Shire of Port

Monday, March 28, 2005

Schmucker, S.s.

Schmucker joined in the establishment of the General Synod (1820) that coordinated the various Lutheran churches in the United States and

Saturday, March 26, 2005

Itapicuru River

River, Maranhão estado (“state”), northeastern Brazil. The river rises in several headstreams in the Itapicuru mountain range. It arches northeastward to Caxias and thence northwestward, emptying into the Atlantic Ocean through São José Bay, southeast of São Luís Island. The river's total length is approximately 750 miles (1,200 km), of which about 400 miles (640 km) are navigable.

Thursday, March 24, 2005

Antarctica, Post-IGY research

In order to continue and coordinate the international Antarctic scientific effort in the post-IGY period, ICSU in September 1957 organized the Special Committee on Antarctic Research, or SCAR. (In 1961 the word Scientific was substituted for Special.) The foundations for the committee were laid at its first meeting in The Hague in 1958. SCAR, a nonpolitical body, coordinates not

Wednesday, March 23, 2005

Allee, Warder Clyde

Allee became interested in the problems and patterns of the distribution of marine animals during the summers that he spent as an instructor at the Marine