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  Arcas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In Greek mythology, Arcas (Αρκάς) was the son of Zeus and of the nymph Callisto, whom Hera turned into a bear.
Arcas unknowingly attempted to kill his mother during a hunt, not recognizing her.
Callisto's son, Arcas, nearly killed his mother while hunting, but Zeus (or Artemis) stopped him and placed them both in the sky as Ursa Major and Ursa Minor.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Arcas   (218 words)

 Arcas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In Greek mythology, Arcas was the son of Zeus and the nymph Callisto, whom Hera turned into a bear.
Arcas unknowningly attempted to kill his mother during a hunt, not recognizing her.
Hera was not please with the placement of Callisto and Arcas in the sky, so she asked her nurse, Tethys, to help.
www.theezine.net /a/arcas.html   (169 words)

 What is ARCAS?
ARCAS is a non-profit Guatemalan NGO formed in 1989 by a group of Guatemalan citizens who became concerned as they saw their precious natural heritage - especially their wildlife - rapidly disappearing before their eyes.
ARCAS serves are the presidency of ASOREMA, the Association of Environmental NGOs in Guatemala.
ARCAS carries out projects in three areas of the country: the Guatemala City area, the remote northern department of the Petén, and the Hawaii area of the southern pacific coast.
www.arcasguatemala.com /arcas.htm   (429 words)

 Comic creator: Santiago Arcas & Daniel Acuña   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Santiago Arcas (born Cartagena, 1974) and Daniel Acuña (born Aguilas, 1974) are two young talents from Murcia who have made an impact in the Brut Comix Collection with their comic 'Claus y Simón en Hollywood' and 'Claus y Simón: Feria de Monstruos'.
Arcas and Acuña met in Valencia as Fine Art students, and began a partnership that came to fruition in the fanzine El Tío Saín.
Their way of working was rather unusual: Arcas scripted and roughed out the pages, and Acuña did the final draft in his own inimitable style.
www.lambiek.net /arcas_acuna.htm   (126 words)

 Untitled Document   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The rocket was supported inside the tube by plastic spacers which fell away from the rocket, along with the piston, as it left the launcher.
Two versions of Arcas were built; one was a meteorological rocket and the other one, called Robin, carried balloons for radar tracking experiments.
Arcas was a singlestage, lowthrust, sounding rocket weighing only 65 pounds and capable of sending a 12-pound payload to an altitude of approximately 40 miles.
www.space.edu /LibraryResearch/swanson/Exhibits/Arcas.htm   (295 words)

 Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
ARCAS received and provided care for a total of 248 animals of 41 different species and was able to release 102 individuals – most in the Yaxha Natural Monument area.
ARCAS honors Hyron Roberto Penante Argueta, a wildlife officer who in July of 2003 was shot by poachers as he seized two recently born scarlet macaw chicks from the Laguna del Tigre National Park.
In total, ARCAS is now co-administering 3,633 hectares – including tropical and mangrove forest, wetland habitat, pine, cypress and oak mountain forest of the Senderos de Alux Ecological Park located near Guatemala City, and sea turtle nesting beaches on the south coast of Guatemala.
www.colszoo.org /Conservation/2003/arcas.htm   (971 words)

 Arcas Consulting Archeologists Ltd.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Arcas is known for its professional approach (based on integrity, accountability and communication), for the quality of its work (our staff is highly trained and experienced), and for working cooperatively with First Nations and regulatory agencies (based on mutual respect and trust).
At Arcas we are committed to working with the descendants of those who created the cultural heritage sites we investigate and the information we study.
Arcas seeks opportunities to engage in partnerships and subcontracting agreements with First Nations, consults with First Nations prior to initiating field studies, involves community members whenever possible in archaeological and other field work, and provides training to First Nations people as needed.
www.arcas.shawbiz.ca /fsj.htm   (781 words)

 Callisto and her son Arcas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
One day, Arcas shot an arrow at Callisto because he thought she was a bear.At the last moment, just before the arrow struck, Jupiter tossed Callisto and her son Arcas into the heavens as the star formations Ursa Major and Bootes.
One day, when Arcas was a young man, he decided to go hunting and went into the woods where his mother Callisto, the bear, resided.
Arcas became the ancestor of the Arcadian race in the Peloponnesus.
www.windows.ucar.edu /mythology/ursa_major_greek.html.backup_add_sun   (649 words)

 Conservationalist 11/01:
ARCAS returns many animals to the wild, and sometimes volunteers are fortunate enough to participate in the release process.
The second opportunity to assist ARCAS exists with the Sea Turtle and Caiman Conservation Project near the small town of Hawaii on the south coast of Guatemala.
ARCAS sometimes makes special arrangements for long-term volunteers, but they ask that volunteers pay the full fee for at least the first two weeks of their stay.
www.colszoo.org /Conservation/2001/connews/cn6.html   (447 words)

 Arcas Photos
The fins were broken and re-glued several times during the life of the first Arcas.
Arcas ready for flight on an H128 on June 14, 2003.
The Arcas on pad A1 belongs to Cody Neal.
vernk.com /PhotosOfArcas.htm   (334 words)

 Arcas Sources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Elatus and Aphidas, sons of Arcas by Leanira, daughter of Amyclas or by Meganira, daughter of Croco;
Elatus and Aphidas, sons of Arcas by the nymph Chrysopelia;
Arcas married a Dryad nymph, Erato; Azan, Apheidas, and Elatus, three sons of Arcas by Erato;
www.csulb.edu /~dbouvier/SourceFiles/i169Sources.htm   (63 words)

The Arcas was originally conceived by the Stanford Research Institute for the US Civil Defense Administration for measurement of nuclear fallout.
During 1965 Goddard began using the Arcas sounding rocket, a vehicle first used back in 1958 by the Navy and in 1959 by Langley Research Center and Wallops.
The Arcas was put into service in Norway, New Zealand, and other countries during the 1965-1968 period.
www.astronautix.com /lvs/arcas.htm   (4274 words)

 Arcas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
This Arcas (and one very similar to it) are part of a set of Clan Ghost Bear mechs.
Arcas is a solid Clan design from TRO 3067.
The presentation (including the infantry figure) was inspired by the illustration in the Tech Readout.
www.heavygauss.com /HEAVY/arcas.html   (75 words)

 ARCAS - Asociacion de Rescate y Conservaciòn de Vida Silvestre
DESCRIPTION: ARCAS has 2 projects: a Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation Centre, established in 1990, in order to rescue, rehabilitate and release wild animals confiscated from traffickers.
ARCAS has also a caiman and iguana breeding programme, mangrove reforestation and environmental education.
For the research and internship opportunities candidates must send a letter of reference from their university, a short essay explaining their personal motivation for participating in the project, a CV and 3 passport-size photographs.
www.greenvol.com /arcas.htm   (539 words)

 Oakland Zoo Conservation Fund   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Oakland Zoo supports ARCAS financially and by volunteering the time of its conservationists and teens to help in onsite activities.
The ARCAS Wild Animal Rescue and Rehabilitation Center is situated on 45 hectares of forested land on Lago Peten Itza of Guatemala.
In 1990 ARCAS started as a small wildlife rehabilitation center for the thousands of macaws, monkeys, and other native wildlife confiscated from smugglers and poachers in the Maya Biosphere Reserve each year.
www.oaklandzoo.org /conservation/latin_arcas.html   (280 words)

 Barco | Products & Solutions | Arcas
Arcas is an information system for simulation of constraints for the analysis and visualisation of slot availability, for matching of different flight plan data sets, for the generation and forwarding of individual flight plans, statistical reports and more.
Therefore Arcas overtakes the role of a report server, which is able to automatically generate Mismatch reports and send them to the involved parties like coordinator and/or airlines.
Using Arcas will not only provide a significant rise in capacity to the airport, but also a more efficient use of resources, a better information flow and more service quality.
www.barco.com /corporate/en/Products/product.asp?GenNr=1277   (268 words)

 CTURTLE archives -- July 1998 (#4)
The Wildlife Rescue and Conservation Association (ARCAS) is a Guatemalan NGO founded in 1989 working for the conservation of endangered species and their habitat.
The first and most established is at our Animal Rescue Center situated in the jungle on a 2 hectacre plot 10 miles from the town of Flores and 40 miles from the world famous ruins of Tikal.
More important than language skills, perhaps, is individual initiative and an understanding that ARCAS, as a non-profit, volunteer organization, may not be able to meet all your expectations in terms of work experience or logistical support.
www.lists.ufl.edu /cgi-bin/wa?A2=ind9807&L=cturtle&F=&S=&P=331   (780 words)

 Arcas Computing Ltd. - Web Design and Internet Services
Arcas Computing Ltd. is an Edinburgh-based IT firm that specialises in webs design and development, database-backed websites, e-commerce sites, multimedia CD-ROM production and design and much more.
Arcas specialises in assisting small, local businesses get their web presences online and competing for business on the same level as larger organisations.
When it comes to websites, it doesn't matter whether you have a staff of two or a staff of a thousand - as long as you portray a professional, competent image you can grab business that otherwise might have passed you by...
www.arcas.co.uk   (215 words)

 Arcas Kit
The Arcas was a small meteorological sounding rocket designed to take regular measurements of wind, air pressure, and temperature at altutudes of up to 30 miles (48 km).
When Peter Alway was invited to the dedication of a historical marker at the Keweenaw rocket range in Northern Michigan, he designed this kit as a way for local science enthusiasts, young and old, to participate.
He chose the Arcas because six of these flew from the range at the northern extreme of Michigan's Upper Peninsula.
members.aol.com /Satrnpress/arcas.htm   (634 words)

 Arcas on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Mexico llevo a sus arcas un nuevo titulo mundial
Los alcaldes de oposición en Guerrero encontraron arcas vacías, deudas, faltantes, chatarra y reducciones presupuestales.(TT: The opposition mayors in Guerrero found empty coffers, debts, missing equipment,...
www.encyclopedia.com /html/X/X-A1rcas.asp   (335 words)

 Aerotech HV Arcas
The HV Arcas lifting off on a G64-7W.
The HV Arcas taking off on a H180-10W.
Note the interesting angle between the rocket and the end of the launch rod.
www.tripolimontana.org /demery/Logs/ArcasLog.html   (214 words)

 Antonio Torres Jurado Guitar Encyclopedia Guitar Chords Guitar Lessons Guitar Practicing Beginning Guitar Tips for ...
The earliest Torres guitar dates from 1854 when he was nearing the age of forty.
He moved to Sevilla where he met the famous guitarist Julián Arcas, who encouraged him.
He returned to San Sebastian in 1870 where he became a merchant of china and glassware.
www.guitarlessons.bizhosting.com /Antonio_Torres_Jurado.html   (294 words)

 LUNAR -- Dave Redell's HV Arcas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
This was Dave's first HPR kit -- the AeroTech scale model of the Atlantic Research HV Arcas sounding rocket.
Note the correct-scale Arcas Bear decal, which was scanned from Peter Alway's book Rockets of the World, rescaled and colorized in Adobe Photoshop, and printed on self-adhesive plastic film.
Here, the Arcas is descending on its fashionably color-coordinated red-and-white parachute by Spherachutes.
www.lunar.org /gallery/redell-arcas.shtml   (75 words)

 Lords of the Battlefield :: View topic - Miniature assembly ratings: Arcas 20-985
How would you rate the Arcas in terms of assembly difficulty
Posted: Mon Aug 30, 2004 9:22 pm Post subject: Miniature assembly ratings: Arcas 20-985
This poll will run from Tue Aug 31st-Sept 7th after which time it will be taken down and the difficulty rating calculated.
www.lordsofthebattlefield.com /forum/viewtopic.php?t=15924   (473 words)

 Sparrow Arcas
Its five-year mission: to explore strange new worlds, to seek out new life and new civilizations, to boldly go where no man has gone before.
The HV Arcas was a modification of the basic Arcas with larger fins for use at high altitude and a modified aft section to mate with the interstage to the first stage.
The rocket was launched from a 4.6 m rail and their was a six second coast after Sparrow burnout before Arcas ignited.
www.astronautix.com /lvs/spaarcas.htm   (333 words)

 Julian Arcas - Classical guitar sheet music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
After the performance, Tárrega’s father asked Arcas to listen to his son.
Julian Arcas composed about fifty original works and transcriptions for the guitar.
The majority were published in Barcelona by Vidal y Roger.
delcamp.net /auteurs/en/4_romantique/arcas_en.html   (88 words)

 Groundspeak Travel Bug Details   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
We placed this bug in a cache and now we'll track it.
Arcas retrieved it from A strange building near Asakusa
Arcas placed it in A strange building near Asakusa
www.geocaching.com /track/details.aspx?id=24227   (703 words)

The son of Zeus and the nymph Callisto, who was turned into a bear by Hera out of envy.
When Arcas during a hunt attempted to kill the bear, Zeus intervened and put them both in the sky as constellations (Ursa Major and Minor, Great Bear and Little Bear).
Article created on 18 May 1997; last modified on 20 April 1999.
www.pantheon.org /articles/a/arcas.html   (79 words)

 GulfBase - Cayos Arcas Complex
You are here: GulfBase > Reefs, Banks and Islands > Cayos Arcas Complex
The Cayos Arcas Complex forms part of the Campeche Bank Reefs, located in the Southeastern Gulf of Mexico.
Note: The coordinates listed below are an approximation of the geographical center of the complex.
www.gulfbase.org /reef/view.php?rid=cac1   (243 words)

 GREEK - Online Information article about GREEK
The silver coins of Mantinea (beginning early in the 5th century) have on the obverse a bear, representing See also:
mother of Arcas, who was worshipped here, and on the reverse the letters MA, or three acorns, in an incuse square.
Later coins, especially the bronze, have subjects connected with the worship of Poseidon at this inland town.
encyclopedia.jrank.org /GRA_GUI/GREEK.html   (5953 words)

 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: The Kingdom of Bavaria
The relations of Church and State are settled in all important points by the Concordat and the Constitution [cf.
"Lehrburh des katholischen Kirchenrechts" (Ratisbon, 1903), 4 vols.; Girón y Arcas, "La situación jurídica de la Iglesia en los diversos estados de Europa y de América" (Madrid, 1905)].
Although the promises made the Holy See were not kept in all particulars, for instance in the early seventies of the nineteenth century, yet, taken altogether, conditions are satisfactory; this is owing largely to the strong religious feeling of the reigning dynasty, once more thoroughly Catholic.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/02353c.htm   (4098 words)

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