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  Ten Alps PLC :: Home
Ten Alps is a factual media company, online, on TV and in print.
Ten Alps RMA, the Hampshire based advertising company have won a raft of new accounts including Ramblers Worldwide Holidays, Bunches – flowers by post, PGL family adventure holidays and Crystal Clear Home Loans & Remortgages.
Ten Alps has given its production company Blakeway a major boost - by bringing three of its other production companies under the same banner – and kicks off the Autumn with a slate of new commissions.
www.tenalps.com   (153 words)

  
  Alps - LoveToKnow 1911
Dauphine Alps (from the Col du Galibier, westwards and southwards).
Bernina Alps (from the Maloja to the Reschen Scheideck and the Stelvio, south and east of the Val Bregaglia and of the Engadine and north of the Valtellina).
The Alps of Bavaria, the Vorarlberg and Salzburg (north of the Arlberg Pass, Innsbruck, the Pinzgau, and the Enns valley).
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Alps   (13116 words)

  
 Alps - MSN Encarta
The valleys of the Alps are areas of year-round settlement; the flatter upland tracts comprise pastures and seasonally inhabited settlements, and the zone above the timberline serves as pasture and for recreation.
Among the principal ranges are the Maritime, Ligurian, Cottian, and Alpes Grées in France and Italy and the Bernese, Glarus, and Pennine (or Valais) Alps in Switzerland.
Well-known mountain chains of the Eastern Alps are the Bavarian Alps, Allgäu Alps, Hohe Tauern, and Niedere Tauern in the north and the Dolomite and Carnic Alps in the south.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761562121/Alps.html   (919 words)

  
 Alps Information
The border between the Central Alps and the Southern Limestone Alps is the Periadriatic Seam.
The effect of mountain chains on prevailing winds is to carry warm air belonging to the lower region into an upper zone, where it expands in volume at the cost of a proportionate loss of heat, often accompanied by the precipitation of moisture in the form of snow or rain.
The Alps arose as a result of the pressure exerted on sediments of the Tethys Ocean basin as its Mesozoic and early Cenozoic strata were pushed against the stable Eurasian landmass by the northward-moving African landmass.
www.bookrags.com /wiki/Alps   (1451 words)

  
 Alps - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The border between the Central Alps and the Southern Limestone Alps is the Periadriatic Seam.
The Northern Limestone Alps are separated from the Central Eastern Alps by the Grauwacken Zone.
The Alps arose as a result of the pressure exerted on sediments of the Tethys Ocean basin as its Mesozoic and early Cenozoic strata were pushed against the stable Eurasian landmass by the northward-moving African landmass.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Alps   (1409 words)

  
 Alps - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Alps
Further north in Switzerland, in the Bernese Alps, are the Finsteraarhorn, the Jungfrau, the Mönch (4,099 m/13,448 ft), and the Eiger, with its sheer north face.
The Alps were formed during the Oligocene and Miocene epochs as a result of pressure exerted on the Tethyan geosyncline (sedimentary deposits in the ancestral Tethys Sea), as its strata were squeezed against the stable Eurasian landmass by the northward moving African landmass.
Summer tourists are attracted to Interlaken and Lucerne on the northern side of the Swiss Alps, Lugano and Locarno in the south, and to the resorts of the Austrian Tirol and Salzburg.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Alps   (2688 words)

  
 Alps. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Geologically, the Alps were formed during the Oligocene and Miocene epochs as a result of the pressure exerted on the Tethyan geosyncline as its Mesozoic and Cenozoic strata were squeezed against the stable Eurasian landmass by the northward-moving African landmass.
The principal peaks of the Central Alps are Monte Rosa, the Matterhorn, the Finsteraarhorn, the Jungfrau, and the Wildspitze; the chief routes are the Simplon Tunnel and the St. Gotthard, Grimsel, Furka, Splügen, Bernina, and Brenner passes.
The E Alps comprise, in the south, the Dolomites, the Carnic Alps, and the Julian Alps; and, in the north, the Hohe Tauern and Niedere Tauern; the principal eastern peak is Grossglockner.
www.bartleby.com /65/al/Alps.html   (671 words)

  
 genome.gov | Learning About ALPS
ALPS is a rare disease that affects both children and adults.
ALPS is not cancer; it is not contagious; it is not AIDS.
Although most ALPS patients have one normal and one altered copy of the Fas gene, the altered protein is able to interfere with the function of the normal one.
www.genome.gov /10001585   (3203 words)

  
 ALPS   (Site not responding. Last check: )
ALPS is now recognized as a market leader with an installed base of more than 1,400 machines including rotary, linear and integrated models.
ALPS is a supplier to ten of the top ten North American plastic bottle blow molders and the current population of machines is assuring the integrity of more than 40 billion containers per year.
ALPS is dedicated to providing the highest quality of equipment and service to assist our customers in efficient manufacture of the highest quality containers.
www.alpsleak.com /history.shtml   (255 words)

  
 Alps articles on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Alps ALPS [Alps] great mountain system of S central Europe, c.500 mi (800 km) long and c.100 mi (160 km) wide, curving in a great arc from the Riviera coast on the Mediterranean Sea, along the borders of N Italy and adjacent regions of SE France, Switzerland, SW Germany, and Austria, and into Slovenia.
Julian Alps JULIAN ALPS [Julian Alps] mountain range, NE Italy and NW Slovenia, between the Carnic Alps and the Dinaric Alps, rising to 9,396 ft (2,864 m) in Triglav, the highest peak in Slovenia.
Alp Arslan ALP ARSLAN [Alp Arslan], 1029-72, Seljuk sultan of Persia (1063-72).
www.encyclopedia.com /articles/00383.html   (473 words)

  
 Alps
The Alps were formed when the sea-bed was lifted up by the movement of tectonic plates, and were shaped by the movement of glaciers during the Ice Age.
The Alpine peaks, as in this photograph of the French Alps, are snow-covered and often lost in cloud.
The Matterhorn, in the Pennine Alps on the Swiss–Italian border, is snow-covered all year round.
www.tiscali.co.uk /reference/encyclopaedia/hutchinson/m0016082.html   (864 words)

  
 the alps mountains to admire
But sometimes we forget that the alps are one of the most attracting object of interest for visitors and tourist from all countries.
Many of alps mountains have a ski area with excellent skiing possibilities for all levels of difficulty.
Obviously there are other things to spend the time in alps in winter: Cross-country-skiing on well-groomes trails or taking a ride in a horse-slide is also a fascinating experience.
www.munich-to-vienna-via-salzburg.com /alps/index.html   (540 words)

  
 NASA - Lunar Olympics
The lunar Alps are a range of mountains on the moon named after the Alps of Europe.
The Alps of the moon were formed in an instant some 4 billion years ago when a huge asteroid struck.
Today's lunar Alps are a bit shorter (the moon's Mont Blanc is only 11,800 ft or 3600 m high) and a lot smoother than their terrestrial counterparts—perfect for Olympics.
science.nasa.gov /headlines/y2006/08feb_lunaralps.htm   (684 words)

  
 Accelerated Learning Program for Students (ALPS)
Teachers are encouraged to recommend ALPS applications for students they feel need a program of one to two years acceleration and are highly motivated.
Although the students may be studying well ahead of their grade level, they still have the advantage of being with peers of the same age and general ability.
Since ALPS participation is voluntary, District-funded bus service is not provided for the elementary schools.
www.jordandistrict.org /general/alpsprogram.htm   (688 words)

  
 Alps near dye-sublimation quality color printer .. (cameras-scanners)
Unfortunately, Alps printers are overwhelmed by the massive public relations and advertising campaign of Epson.
Alps rates their printer at 600 dpi; virtually all other dye sub printers which cost horrendously more are rated at 300 dpi.
Alps has another model, the 1300, and it is even more cost effective, about $500 (prices vary faster than we can update the information).
www.cameras-scanners-flaar.org /camera_scanner_accessories/Alps_color_inkjet_printer.htm   (793 words)

  
 Green Paper on the Alps
In addition, the Alps help to stabilise the climate as well as to reduce the danger of floods and, with their wealth of different landscapes, plant and animal species as well as drinking water, constitute one of the continent's major eco­reserves.
In the Italian Alps (with the exception of South Tyrol), the traditional, regional economic structures did not collapse until the end of the 19th century, because the impact of industrialisation was only felt after the unification of Italy in 1861.
The Alps are characterised by the contrasts between nature and culture, between stagnation and vision, quest for identity and migration, which have been given a new dimension by the ongoing societal and political developments.
www.mtnforum.org /resources/library/pilsx96a.htm   (5615 words)

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