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  Liveaboards Indonesia, Indonesia Liveaboards
Archipelago Resorts and Fleet has set a new standard for luxury liveaboards.
Click Here to view galleries from professional underwater photographers joining the Archipelago Adventurer II Designed with comfort and quality in mind, the fleet has begun operating liveaboard dive cruises in the most sought after destinations in Indonesia, for divers and photographers from around the world.
The Archipelago Adventurer II specializes in voyages throughout the Banda Sea, becoming the first dive vessel to predominantly focus on the magic of the incredible region, the Maluku Province.
www.archipelago-fleet.com   (173 words)

 Archipelago Raid 2007
The Archipelago Raid documentary will be broadcasted at following times:
Långviksskär is a large, well-defined archipelago with around 300 islands, rocks and skerries, a beautiful landscape and exciting birdlife.
The Archipelago Foundation’s scholarship house is located here.
www.archipelagoraid.com   (171 words)

  Strange Horizons Fiction: Archipelago, by Anil Menon
The idea was to get a group of people to hook up their sensoriums in a certain way and then use a data feed—the "stim"—to trigger a synchronization of minds; a firefly swarm, as it were, of minds all blinking, signalling, and responding in unison to a strong emotional stimulus.
An archipelago was a sort of mob-on-demand; a way to experience events without restraint.
The archipelago had failed because the stim had been infected with a Trojan, disguised as a simple booster utility.
www.strangehorizons.com /2005/20050425/archipelago-f.shtml   (4157 words)

  Buccaneer Archipelago Tourism
The Buccaneer Archipelago and the Broome and the Kimberley regions were important parts of the trading route of the many Aboriginal tongues and the artefacts from the Kimberley region, such as the ochre earth and large trochus shells were valuable trading items.
Today, the Buccaneer Archipelago is otherwise practically uninhabited except for the diverse range of unusual and exciting animals found on the scattered islands.
A major attraction of the Buccaneer Archipelago is the ‘Horizontal Waterfall’ caused by the powerful tidal movements in the area.
www.discoverwest.com.au /western_australia/buccaneer_archipelago.html   (441 words)

  Archipelago - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
An archipelago is a landform which consists of a chain or cluster of islands.
Archipelagoes are often volcanic, forming along ocean ridges or hotspots, but there are many other processes involved in their construction, including erosion and deposition.
The Archipelago Exchange is a fully electronic stock exchange that agreed to merge with the New York Stock Exchange in April 2005 to form the for-profit NYSE Group.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Archipelago   (240 words)

 The Gulag Archipelago - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Gulag Archipelago, probably the most powerful and accurate account of the Soviet prison system, is a three volume series written by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn based on extensive research, as well as his own experiences as a prisoner in the Gulag.
The word archipelago compares the system of labor camps spread across the Soviet Union with a vast "chain of islands"; known only to those who were fated to visit it.
The Gulag Archipelago in original Russian, parts 1 and 2, parts 3 and 4, and parts 5, 6, and 7.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/The_Gulag_Archipelago   (433 words)

The permenant team of Archipelagos consists of 9 environmental scientists and researchers of various specialties, implementing the research, educational and other activities throughout the year, in Archipelagos' land bases on the islands of Ikaria and Arki as well as on the research vessel Pinelopi.
All research and conservation activities of Archipelagos are self-funded and are implemented through the truly voluntary work of the research team and also the support of the members of Archipelagos.
Archipelagos is also undertaking underwater filming and photography of the vast species of flora and fauna of the Aegean sea, with the aim of creating educational cd-roms and the creation of 13, 40 minute television documentaries to be broadcast on Greek television in the near future.
www.archipelago.gr /defaulten.asp?page=en/ereyna.html   (906 words)

 Sulu Archipelago --  Britannica Concise Encyclopedia - Your gateway to all Britannica has to offer!
The archipelago was ceded to the Philippines in 1940.
It is bounded by northeastern Borneo on the southwest, the southwestern islands of the Philippines, including Palawan, on the west and northwest, Busuanga and Mindoro on the north, Panay and Negros on the east, and Mindanao and the Sulu Archipelago on the southeast.
sea of the western Pacific Ocean, bordered on the north by the Sulu Archipelago and Sea and Mindanao Island, on the east by the Sangi Islands chain, on the south by Celebes (Sulawesi), and on the west by Borneo.
concise.britannica.com /ebc/article-9379858   (836 words)

 Archipelago MUCK - Info   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
There are five islands in the Archipelago which are based on vastly different genres, creating political tension between its inhabitants and the mayors of each of its four cities.
Archipelago was founded by artists and writers; these are people who enjoy a good, creative idea.
The Archipelago is not a perfect society, and you're likely to run into people who want to smash your face rather than discuss things in a civilized manner.
archipelago.squeep.com /info.html   (480 words)

 The Finnish archipelago — Virtual Finland
The oldest traces of acgriculture in Finland are to be found on Åland and some of the islands of the Archipelago Sea.
The island of Jurmo in the outer archipelago is the largest of a number of islands which belong to the magnificent Salpausselkä ridge, one of the biggest territorial moraines in Northern Europe stretching from Karelia in the east to the Hanko area in south-west Finland.
Jurmo - a gem in the Finnish archipelago (RealVideo)
virtual.finland.fi /finfo/english/archipel.html   (1023 words)

 Search Results for archipelago - Encyclopædia Britannica
The administrative centre of the archipelago is at Ting-hai, the main town on Chou-shan Island.
archipelago comprising hundreds of volcanic and coral islands and numerous rocks and reefs in the southwestern Philippines.
The archipelago comprises 75 atolls, one raised coral atoll (Makatea), and innumerable coral reefs, roughly dispersed...
www.britannica.com /search?query=archipelago&submit=Find&source=MWTEXT   (449 words)

 Archipelago > Privacy Policy
Archipelago respects the privacy of its users and does not share any personally identifiable information with any third party not affiliated with Archipelago except when required to do so by law.
Archipelago may also receive information about your session or about you when IP addresses are logged to track a user's session (the user remains anonymous).
Archipelago reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to change, modify, add or remove portions of these terms and conditions at any time and to monitor any and all use of this Web site.
www.archipelago.com /guide/privacy.asp   (1833 words)

 Archipelago > Investor Relations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Archipelago Holdings Inc. (PCX: AX) operates the Archipelago Exchange (ArcaEx®), the first totally open all-electronic stock exchange in the United States to trade Nasdaq-listed equity securities and exchange listed equity securities, including those traded on the New York Stock Exchange®, American Stock Exchange® and Pacific Exchange®.
The Archipelago ECN, a precursor to ArcaEx, was one of the four original ECNs, formed in December 1996 with Townsend Analytics.
These statements are based on Archipelago's current expectations and involve risks and uncertainties that could cause Archipelago's actual results to differ materially from those set forth in the statements.
investor.archipelago.com /phoenix.zhtml?c=140290&p=irol-newsArticle&ID=715632&highlight=   (676 words)

 Forsythe - About Forsythe - 2003 Annual Report - Archipelago Exchange
For example, when Archipelago migrated part of its exchange to a new technology platform in 2003, which included a total rewrite of the software, the company completed the project--typically an 18-month to two-year undertaking--in six months.
Through the migration project and more, Archipelago has found Forsythe to be a valuable partner not only in terms of responsiveness, but as a “one-stop shopping” source for best-of-breed technologies and high-quality professional services.
Likewise, the Archipelago IT team avoids having to repeatedly explain its plans and needs, whether it is looking for assessment, technology architecture, skills-transfer, or data center design services.
www.forsythe.com /Forsythe/about/AR2003/03AR_archipelago_testimonial.jsp   (514 words)

 Charles Darwin: The Voyage Of The Beagle: Chapter 17: Galapagos Archipelago
It is, therefore, worthy of his observation, that this archipelago, instead of possessing a humid climate and rank vegetation, cannot be considered otherwise than extremely arid, and, for an equatorial region, remarkably temperate.
As the archipelago is free to a most remarkable degree from gales of wind, neither the birds, insects, nor lighter seeds, would be blown from island to island.
It would appear that the birds of this archipelago, not having as yet learnt that man is a more dangerous animal than the tortoise or the Amblyrhynchus, disregard him, in the same manner as in England shy birds, such as magpies, disregard the cows and horses grazing in our fields.
www.ling.upenn.edu /courses/Fall_1999/hum100/Beagle17.html   (9414 words)

 Archipelago > Investor Relations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The transaction is subject to approval by members of the NYSE and shareholders of Archipelago as well as certain government approvals, including the Securities and Exchange Commission and the expiration of the applicable Hart-Scott-Rodino waiting period.
NYSE, Archipelago and their respective directors and executive officers and other members of management and employees may be deemed to be participants in the solicitation of proxies from Archipelago shareholders in respect of the proposed transaction.
Information regarding Archipelago's directors and executive officers is available in Archipelago's proxy statement for its 2005 annual meeting of stockholders, dated March 31, 2005.
investor.archipelago.com /phoenix.zhtml?c=140290&p=irol-newsArticle&ID=698977&highlight=   (1565 words)

 Archipelago - MSN Encarta
The term archipelago can also refer to the region of water that contains the islands.
Some familiar archipelagos are the islands of Hawaii, The Bahamas, and the Aegean Sea, between Greece and Asia Minor.
The word archipelago comes from the Italian words for ”chief sea.” (See also Island and Ocean and Oceanography).
encarta.msn.com /encnet/refpages/RefArticle.aspx?refid=681500435   (85 words)

 ARCHIPELAGOES - Stockholm archipelago - Start
The Stockholm archipelago is one of the world's most spectacular.
While the Stockholm Archipelago may seem practically infinite, it actually consists of 24,000 islands, islets and rocks.
During summer, the archipelago is filled with sailboats as many Stockholmers ply the waters.

 Bazaruto Archipelago travel guide - Wikitravel
The Bazaruto Archipelago is a group of islands off the coast of Vilanculos in Mozambique.
The Archipelago is truly one of the most beautiful destinations on the African continent.
Sand dunes are found throughout the Archipelago and tidal flats and inland saline lakes support a wide variety of seabird species.
wikitravel.org /en/Bazaruto_Archipelago   (604 words)

 Cottages in Sweden Stockholm archipelago!
The area is close to the outer archipelago and the Åland Sea.
But Österåker is still very much part of the archipelago with thousands of islands and a population which doubles during the summer.
With its location on the tip of the large Södertörn peninsula, Nynäshamn is strategically located for trips to the islands in the southern archipelago.
www.dess.se /enindex.htm   (797 words)

 Archipelago - the Stockholm guide to tourist information, hotels & maps.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Stretching 80 kilometres east of the city, the archipelago comprises 24 000 islands, islets and rocks.
A trip to the archipelago in the typical white ferry boats makes the journey an attraction in itself.
A day trip to the archipelago can be a glorious experience, but a one- or two-night stay will make you want even more.
www.stockholmtown.com /templates/MenuMain___2409__EN.aspx   (209 words)

 Archipelago London - Restaurant Review, , 110 Whitfield Street
I can imagine that the staff at Archipelago are pretty used to this sort of response.
My five companions and I all agreed Archipelago was the most fun we've ever had at dinner, anywhere in the world.
The Archipelago stafff were friendly and attentive, the decor fascinating and the presentation of menus was an added bonus.
www.viewlondon.co.uk /review_1935.html   (801 words)

 Sweden - Stockholm
More recently the archipelago has become an experience shared by people from all walks of life--during the peak summer months the area's 10,000 permanent residents are joined by weekenders and vacationers from the city, who fill the cottages and homes of the islands and the pleasure boats that cruise the waterways in between.
Day trips to the larger islands of the archipelago can be made by car or bus; however, to see the islands at their best requires a boat.
For many, the island of Vaxholm typifies the attractions of Archipelago life, from the intimate scale of the harbor town to the striking natural beauty of the island itself.
www.geographia.com /sweden/stockholm.html   (1183 words)

 USATODAY.com - Archipelago's speed helped change trading   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Even so, the NYSE's offer for Archipelago is the 122-year-old exchange's solution to compete in an era when more trades are executed instantaneously between computers, not by people filling paper orders.
Archipelago's marriage to the NYSE is expected to give individual investors some of the same benefits large investors have gotten by using it, such as faster executions and fairer prices.
Since Archipelago has electronic systems in place, it was easier for the NYSE to buy the technology rather than build it.
www.usatoday.com /money/markets/us/2005-04-21-archipelago_x.htm   (918 words)

 Archipelago   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Archipelago is a world mainly covered by water, with it's only land area being a few sets of islands.
Consequently the cultures of Archipelago tend to be sea-fareing, and many Archipelago characters are sailors, pirates, or fishermen.
Although established many years ago in the pirate port of Whitewater on the Shard of Archipelago, the Guilds power stretches across all of the known Shards.
www.shardslrp.com /system/background/archipelago.html   (441 words)

Louisiade Archipelago - Louisiade Archipelago, SW Pacific, part of Papua New Guinea.
Novaya Zemlya - Novaya Zemlya, archipelago, c.35,000 sq mi (90,650 sq km), in the Arctic Ocean between the Barents...
Malay Archipelago - Malay Archipelago, great island group of SE Asia, formerly called the East Indies.
www.infoplease.com /ce6/world/A0804585.html   (116 words)

 Dangerous Archipelago on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Pleistocene colonisation of the Bismarck Archipelago: new evidence from West New Britain.
Black Archipelago: politics and civic life in the Jim Crow city.
Socotra's road to ruin: isolated for millions of years, the islands of the Socotra archipelago in the Arabian Sea are home to an unusual collection of species found nowhere else.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/x/x-d1angerou.asp   (321 words)

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