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  Road number - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A road number is a number assigned to a stretch of road, or of a long distance route.
For example, the main road from London to Edinburgh is called the A1 (the "A" in Britain means it is a first class route, more important than "B" roads).
Complicating the issue further is the fact that some states have distinct numbering systems for primary and secondary routes or for state routes and county roads.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Road_number   (279 words)

 China. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
North China, which coincides with the Huang He (Yellow River) basin and is bounded in the S by the Qingling Mts., includes the loess plateau of the northwest, the N China plain, and the mountains of the Shandong peninsula.
China is the world’s largest producer of rice and wheat and a major producer of sweet potatoes, sorghum, millet, barley, peanuts, corn, soybeans, and potatoes.
China’s relations with other Asian nations, at first cordial, were affected by China’s encouragement of Communist activity within their borders, the suppression of a revolt in Tibet (1959–60), and undeclared border wars with India in the 1960s over disputed territory.
www.bartleby.com /65/ch/China.html   (5878 words)

 ICL - China Constitution   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
China is one of the countries with the longest histories in the world.
Both the victory of China's new-democratic revolution and the successes of its socialist cause have been achieved by the Chinese people of all nationalities under the leadership of the Communist Party of China and the guidance of Marxism-Leninism and Mao Zedong Thought, and by upholding truth, correcting errors and overcoming numerous difficulties and hardships.
China's achievements in revolution and construction are inseparable from support by the people of the world.
www.oefre.unibe.ch /law/icl/ch00000_.html   (9893 words)

China's effort to "leapfrog" generations of technology in weapons programs is often times perceived as an effort to develop new and surprising capabilities, but most of the actual programs are derivative of efforts already well underway in more developed countries.
China is seeking to identify innovative tactics and employment parameters for systems and technologies which the PLA has successfully employed or can be reasonably expected to employ in the next two decades.
China's strategic IO use of advanced information technologies in the short- to mid-term likely will lack depth and sophistication; however, as it develops more expertise in defending its own networks against enemy attack, it is likely to step up attempts to penetrate adversarial information systems.
www.nti.org /db/china/engdocs/dod0299a.htm   (11517 words)

 China tours, China travel, China tour, China travel package, Yangtze cruise, Tibet, Silk Road, China tour package
China was even ruled at times by foreign invaders, such as the Mongols during the Yuan Dynasty, from AD 1279 to 1368, and the Manchus during the Qing Dynasty, from AD 1644 to 1911, but the foreigners were largely absorbed into the culture they governed.
Again, China became embroiled in a series of conflicts: the Tianjin Massacre with France in 1870, the Ili crisis with Russia in 1879, the Sino-French War from 1884 to 1885, and the Sino-Japanese War from 1894 to 1895.
China in the 19th century was beset by internal turmoil.
www.chinaspree.com /china-tour-history.htm   (13230 words)

 Shanghai WebSite - Travel in China
The Han Chinese, who dominate China's population (and for whom the one-child policy is enforced, while those of other ethnic groups may have two children) are a minority in the western region, although they account for most of Urumqui's population.
Kazhak hospitality is legendary and the only regret I carried from China is that time could not be afforded to cross Tianchi and spend a few nights living with the Kazhaks and exploring the mountains by foot or horseback.
The Silk Road is a lesson in the history and cultural evolution of the world's most populous nation and promotes a sense of awe and wonder that will leave you, too, struggling for words to describe the experience.
www.shanghai.ws /TIClook11044.html   (1845 words)

This brings the total number of Kurds in the Republic up to 3 million for 1975, some 28% of the population as a whole.
For the total number of Kurds living in the Republic, one must subtract from this figure of 2,800,000 the 250,000 non-Kurdish inhabitants of Kurdistan...
Numbering about 4,500 in 1780, there are more than 3,500 currently living on and off reservations.
www.adherents.com /Na/Na_418.html   (3340 words)

 Beijing [Definition]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Municipality Direct-controlled municipalities are the highest-level cities in China, with status equal to that of the provinces.
The Communist Party of China changed the name to Beijing in 1949 again in part to emphasize that Beijing was the capital of China.
The total number of automobiles registered in Beijing in 2004 was 1,871,000, of which 1,298,000 are privately-owned.
www.wikimirror.com /Beijing   (12689 words)

 INTRO   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
These thematic studies of the geological resources of China and East Asia are truly immense in scope and detail.
In particular, detailed unpublished transportation maps with the new road numbering system in China (analogous to America's interstate system) are available from Chinese sources, but have not actually been acquired or upgraded due to limited finances.
These China and East Asia digital maps were specifically designed to maximize GIS utility (e.g., in support of integrated Photogeological Analyses).
www.china-resources.net /ch0ps/intro.htm   (1825 words)

 Bradshaw and Whelan British - porcelain books, ceramic books, pottery books, marks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
To help readers determine the age of their George Jones wares with accuracy, registration dates for many of the patterns and ceramic shapes are provided, along with the various manufacturer's marks and their dates of usage.
Notes have been penned in by previous owner on the front end page and a number of underlinings in the text -otherwise book and dustjacket are fine.
A Pottery by the Lagan : Irish Creamware from the Downshire China Manufactory, Belfast, 1787-1806.
www.ceramicbooks.com /british.htm   (8042 words)

Beijing, China’s political capital and cultural heart is over 3,000 years old and is the second largest city and fastest growing municipallity in China.
Visit spectacular Magao Grottoes, the oldest of China’s three monumentall grottoes, The “Thousand Buddha Caves”, as they are known, were dug over a period of 1600 years and are the site of priceless ancient carvings and murals.
One of China's great wonders, the ten area grotto is hewn from stony cliffs that houses 2000 paintings, frescoes, sculptures and what may be the world's oldest printed book in existence dated from 868 AD.
www.infohub.com /TRAVEL/SIT/sit_pages/4245.html   (915 words)

 Fingerprints & Palmar Dermatoglyphics
Dactylomancy was the practice of predicting the human condition and the future in accordance with the number of whorls and loops on the fingers of the subject.
Before we become amused at the tendency to find significance in the counted number of prints, we note that such an approach is often used in scientific studies of the searching for meaningful relationships of fingerprints as genetic and/or chronic health markers.
After the regional identification of the neural plate, the mesodermal tissues continue to impose organization on the sensory and motor axons in the spinal cord, but segmentation of the hindbrain, and perhaps the midbrain and forebrain are presently believed to result from intrinsic cell reactions within the neural tube.
www.edcampbell.com /PalmD-History.htm   (18902 words)

 Road Maps Of Cyprus
A map, especially one for motorists, showing and designating the roads of a region.
One of a series of road maps designed to serve as detailed and extensive guides for the traveller...
Map of paphos map of pafos map of laranaca map of larnica map of nicosia road map cyprus map...
www.holiday-apartments-tenerife.co.uk /tenerife/road_maps_of_cyprus.html   (467 words)

 Semans World Coins: Books: China Modern & Paper: For Sale & Bibliography
Given the forgery situation in China, if you even consider buying one of these rare coins without checking these photos, you are courting disaster.
Numbered specimen listings with good rubbing, catalog number, rarity rating, and often weight, diameter, and hoard reference noted in plates or in chart at back.
Sample plates scanned for cast coin rubbings, for sycee photos,for the unusually detailed rubbings used along with some photos to illustrate struck coins, and for the full-color, true size color photos of banknotes.
www.coincoin.com /bkCC.htm   (6391 words)

 The World Almanac E-Newsletter: May 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
But it also has something that can be found nowhere else: a number of sites and mementos devoted to Abraham Lincoln, who, as the 16th U.S. president, presided over the most strife-torn and momentous period in the country's history.
Especially impressive are the museum's archaeological holdings, numbering more than 7.5 million artifacts from over 2,000 sites; its collection of North American mammal fossils from the late Quaternary period; and its holdings of Pleistocene-aged fossils from the American Midwest.
A number of gaps remained in positions to be filled; Prime Min.
www.worldalmanac.com /200505%20WAE-Newsletter.html   (9901 words)

 MBR: Children's Bookwatch, March 2003
Her young brother has been sold, her older brother is in prison, and her mistress takes in a boarder who offers Eulinda the chance to go North to freedom.
Her encounter with the pioneer Clara Barton will change her life and goals in Numbering All The Bones, an unusual and recommended novel of life just after the Civil War.
Adding to the ever-expanding 'Cultures of the World' series ($24.95 each) for kids in grades 5-8 are Thailand (0761414789), Sri Lanka (0761414770), Philippines (0761414754), Nepal (0761414762), China (0761414746) and Australia (07614 14738): each providing newly updated editions with bright color photos, facts, and surveys of past and present-day experiences.
www.midwestbookreview.com /cbw/mar_03.htm   (6339 words)

 New Releases - Updates and Additions of New York Books
Image numbers will match the page numbers for all of the main text, as well as the index.
This is the sequel to the author's trilogy saga: Roads to Oriskany, Roads to Saratoga, and Roads to Niagara.
After his "Roads to Oriskany" and "Roads to Saratoga", this is the continuing saga about the settlement and defense of New York's Mohawk Valley during the 1700s.
www.hopefarm.com /update.htm   (16912 words)

1996 Dorothy Lamour, actress (Road to Bali, Road to Rio), dies at 81
1934 Wole Soyinka, born in Nigeria, dramatist, Road, Kongi's Harvest-Nobel 1986
1904 Jerry Colonna, born in Boston, Massachusetts, actor, Road to Morocco, Road to Singapore
www.brainyhistory.com /topics/r/road.html   (1834 words)

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