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  Crag and tail - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Abbey Craig, a crag with tail near The University of Stirling.
Crags are formed when a glacier or ice-sheet passes over an area that contains a particularly resilient chunk of rock (often a granite plug or other volcanic structure).
Frequently the crag serves as a partial shelter to softer material in the wake of the glacier, which remains as a gradual fan or ridge forming a tapered ramp (called the tail) up the leeward side of the crag.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Crag   (240 words)

 Crag Martin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Crag Martin, Ptyonoprogne rupestris, is a small passerine bird in the swallow family.
Crag Martins are somewhat similar in habits and appearance to the other aerial insectivores, such as the related swallows and the unrelated swifts (order Apodiformes).
Crag Martins build neat quarter-sphere nests lined with mud collected in their beaks, and lay 3-5 eggs.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Crag_Martin   (169 words)

 Learn About Crag's Clan
Crag is somewhat reluctant to give up his leadership and has the excuse that he has not had any sons born to his hearth to train for the clan leadership.
Crag enjoys the girls when they are babies, but does not take much notice of them when they begin to grow up.
She is pregnant again and Crag hopes that it is a boy, even though he would be too young to take over the leadership of the clan.
www.angelfire.com /nf/ClanRPG/CragClan.html   (2412 words)

 Welcome   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
CRAG conducts research on how these transitions have different meanings and implications for older women and men, and on the ways in which policy should take into account these differences.
Research within CRAG examines how gender differences in the earlier life course, in terms of paid work, family roles and social relationships, influence the ability of women and men to live fulfilling and socially engaged lives, while coping with ageing and increasing disability.
CRAG takes a holistic lifecourse approach, emphasising the need to examine the connections between different aspects of people's lives, in terms of the effects of income and material circumstances on health, nutrition, sleep and well-being.
www.soc.surrey.ac.uk /crag   (257 words)

 CRAG - History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
CRAG was established in 1989 and is now clearly identified as the lead body within the Scottish Executive Health Department shaping clinical effectiveness policies in Scotland.
Crag's main areas of activity - clinical audit, outcomes - and the structures to support them were established separately in response to different opportunities and developing ideas.
The CRAG Secretariat is one of the branches of the Health Planning & Quality Division which forms part of the Directorate of Planning and Performance Management of the Scottish Executive Health Department.
www.show.scot.nhs.uk /crag/topics/facts/history.htm   (1588 words)

 Crag Cat
Crag cats once terrorized the Kenzankian Mountains of eastern Brythunia, Khauran, and Zamora, though their numbers have dwindled greatly in the past century.
An adult crag cat is 9 feet in length and weighs 425 lbs.
Crag cats are nocturnal predators and are extremely fond of human flesh.
scarlet-blades.com /crag_cat.htm   (372 words)

 CRAG   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
CRAG< the Campaign for Recognition of the Armenian Genocide, part of the Armenian Community and Church Council of Great Britain, are deeply dismayed let alone affronted by your summary response.
CRAG has great pleasure of introducing this advocacy briefing, Genocide and Minorities, Preventing the Preventable, by John Packer and Erik Friberg, that was launched by the UK-based Minority Rights Group International on 15 April 2004 at the United Nations Office, Palais des Nations, Geneva.
CRAG joins today many other Armenian and non-Armenian organisation in the UK, Europe and worldwide in expressing its deep satisfaction at a precedent-setting event that took place in Wales on 4 March 2004.
www.accc.org.uk /__CRAG/__crag.html   (2596 words)

 Crag X
The crag faces west, and runs south from the zig-zags in the track up to the gun emplacements.
To reach Crag X more accessible crags were bypassed, and the largest part of the crag was ignored.
Little wonder that the crag was mostly left alone for a decade, until Joe Arts started a second phase of development in 1991-92, of which the notable route was the crag's showpiece, Gripping Scales.
www.geocities.com /~nzclimbing/guides/cragx.html   (1190 words)

 Keswick - Friars Crag   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Friars Crag is a promontory jutting into Derwentwater on a stretch of shore about half a mile from the boat landing stages.
Friars Crag achieved its name because it was believed to be the embarkment point for monks making a pilgrimage to St Herbert's Island, located south west of the crag.
Also at Friars Crag is a memorial, unveiled in 1900, to John Ruskin, who had many associations with Keswick.
www.visitcumbria.com /kes/friarcrg.htm   (201 words)

 Agriculture and Fisheries, CRAG
CRAG members played a magnificent part in the General Election campaign and I want to thank everyone, on behalf of all our Members of Parliament, who gave up their time to work for the Party and helped to deliver the first net increase in the number of Conservative MPs since 1983.
In particular, I want to thank you on behalf of those newly-elected Conservative Members of Parliament who might not be sitting on the green benches of the House of Commons had it not been for the efforts of our supporters in the countryside.
CRAG will continue to work for that vital General Election victory and will provide a direct contact for all of you who want to help us by providing a direct channel of communication between Conservative Shadow Ministers and our Members of Parliament and rural voters.
www.crag.me.uk   (559 words)

 Road to Romance -- KNIGHTS OF THE RUBY ORDER -- CRAG by Kate Hill   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
After the Zaltanians attacked her village and her husband killed, Lily treks over 20 miles with her sick baby daughter to go to where the Knights of the Ruby Order are said to be.
Crag is a Knight-in-training, and is becoming a strong healer.
This fact disturbs Lily because even though she loved her husband, and he was good to her, she has feelings of passion for Crag unlike she’s ever had.
www.roadtoromance.ca /reviewcrag.htm   (326 words)

 Crag X Home Page
Crag X is open to the general public, but some restrictions apply.
Crag X offers drop-in day passes, punch cards and term memberships for regular day to day use.
Although Crag X has taken many steps to reduce this risk, the inherent danger cannot be eliminated.
www.urbancliffculture.com   (167 words)

 CRAG - Cape Runners Against Gravity   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Members of CRAG are ecologically aware runners who prefer the paths of the mountain, forest and beach to tarred roads; the smell of the fynbos and the call of frogs to the exhaust fumes and roar of traffic.
CRAG runs for about 90 minutes every Wednesday, starting at 17:30.
If you want company for a run on the mountain at times other than a scheduled CRAG run, phone Ian at 5076327 (w) and we'll try to put you in contact with other Craggers.
www.crag.org.za   (263 words)

 Randolph Mountain Club - Crag Camp
Originally built in 1909, Crag for many years was the private camp of Nelson H. Smith.
At times when Crag Camp is full, the RMC caretaker may ask some guests to relocate to another RMC facility.
Because of the heavy use the area receives, and its proximity to treeline, Crag Camp is located within a Forest Protection Area.
www.randolphmountainclub.org /sheltersinfo/cragcamp.html   (357 words)

 Woodland Crag country House
Built in 1852, this beautiful Lakeland stone house is the ideal location for a few days away from the hustle and bustle of urban life.
Woodland Crag and its lovely fellside garden is only a five minute walk away from the centre of the charming village of Grasmere.
Walkers are especially welcome, we have a drying room for wet clothes and muddy boots and plenty of guide books to help you on your way.Woodland Crag is also an excellent base for those who may wish to drive along Lakeland’s scenic routes to discover the many attractions of this wonderful, picturesque area.
www.woodlandcrag.co.uk   (176 words)

 Knockan Crag
A basic principle of geology was discovered at Knockan Crag: that forces deep within the Earth can cause great masses of rock to slide up and over much younger rock.
Knockan Crag is renowned internationally as one of the most important sites for understanding how the landscape of Northern Britain was formed.
Knockan Crag is situated 21 kms / 13 miles north of Ullapool.
www.knockan-crag.co.uk   (132 words)

 Crag   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Crag (AM-214), formerly spelled Craig, was launched 21 March 1943 by Tampa Shipbuilding Co., Inc., Tampa, Fla.; sponsored by Mrs.
Crag served with the Naval Mine Warfare Test Station, Solomons Island, Md., until 17 December 1945 when she sailed upriver to Washington, D.C., for leave and upkeep.
Reassigned to the Atlantic Fleet, Crag sailed from San Francisco 4 October 1946 and arrived at Charleston 3 November for overhaul.
www.history.navy.mil /danfs/c15/crag.htm   (244 words)

 MCofS Crag Policy
A crag code In Scotland is needed in order to pre-empt difficulties that have already occurred in England.
Groups should ideally choose crags or routes not likely to be popular and in particular avoid classic climbs, though this is admittedly not seen as always possible.
In general, abseiling should be confined to areas of crag that are not usually climbed on or to crags that do not provide good routes.
www.mountaineering-scotland.org.uk /leaflets/cragcode.html   (1597 words)

 USAFE News Story   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The key to the Pacer CRAG system is the memory card that acts as a portable "brain" for the navigation system.
The Pacer CRAG memory card, for aircraft tail number 0360, the first of the Team Mildenhall Pacer CRAG fleet, was officially handed over from Capt. Ryan Price, Pacer CRAG conversion training team chief, and Maj. Chris Comeau, 100th Operations Group Standardization Evaluation chief, to Col. Bruce Burda, 100th Air Refueling Wing commander.
Trimillos was involved in the same Pacer CRAG training at McConnell AFB as the rest of the aircrew, though he admits (at first) to being skeptical that the three-person crew concept would work.
www.usafe.af.mil /news/news00/uns00308.htm   (1035 words)

 1 Samuel 14:5 The one crag rose up on the north in front
The one crag rose up on the north in front of Michmash, and the other on the south in front of Geba.
The one crag formed a pillar on the north opposite to Michmash, and the other on the south opposite to Geba.
The one crag rose up on the north in front of Michmas, and the other on the south in front of Geba.
www.bible.cc /1_samuel/14-5.htm   (196 words)

 CRAG | Campaigns
Contrast this with the situation in 2003, with £375m to be spent by the Scottish Executive on the first two tram lines for Edinburgh and as much as £500m towards the development of a rail link to Edinburgh Airport.
A lot still remains to be achieved: see CRAG's Vision for Rail for some of the challenges that still lie ahead.
Why not become a member of CRAG and participate by coming along to our meetings and contributing to ensuring that Edinburgh gets better and more sustainable transport suited to a capital city.
www.transformscotland.org.uk /members/crag/capitalrail/campaigns.html   (337 words)

 SummitPost.org - Crystal Crag Climbing Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Crystal Crag is the obvious rock tower that juts out of the Mammoth Lakes area south of Yosemite.
One of the nice things about Crystal Crag is that it has a very short approach hike and yet still offers enough challenge for most people.
However, because the crag has seen its share of rescue operations where people have gotten in over their heads, it is recommended to register at the Mammoth Ranger Station before attempting the climb.
www.summitpost.org /show/mountain_link.pl/mountain_id/1118   (427 words)

 Crag Score
Crag Score was developed by theCrag.com as an objective way of assessing a climber's ability relative to the climbing community as a whole.
To assess relative difficulties between climb grades the Crag Score requires knowledge of the grade profile of climbs done for all grades for the whole climbing community.
Also note that the Crag Score by YDS grades shown in Figure 2 is based on hypothetical data only for the purposes of describing the derivation of Crag Score.
www.thecrag.com /INFO/CragScore-1.html   (860 words)

 Jónas Hallgrímsson: Horn Crag
Commentary: Horn Crag (Hornbjarg) is a spectacular sea-cliff on Horn Strand (Hornstrandir) in remote northwest Iceland.
Later the eagle that soars up to stare into the sun (i.e., to gaze at truth) was frequently used as a symbol for both the rapture of spiritual contemplation and the scrutiny of scientific investigation.
"Horn Crag," despite its surface simplicity, is complex in its suggestiveness, and its ironies are ambiguous (and ultimately opaque).
www.library.wisc.edu /etext/Jonas/Hornbjarg/Hornbjarg.html   (1121 words)

 CRAG Home
CRAG (Campaign for Recognition of the Armenian Genocide) is a single-issue pressure group.
CRAG works towards changing the unethical policy of denial, which primarily emanates from the Turkish Government, whose predecessor, carried out the genocide.
We work to change this policy not as a attack on the Turkish Government, but simply because if we allow any genocide to be denied, it makes it easier for others to take place in the future.
myweb.tiscali.co.uk /cragsite/HomePage.htm   (441 words)

 Crag Climbing Course
The Crag Climbing course is designed to teach the skills, knowledge, and techniques needed to safely lead traditional and bolted routes on outdoor crags.
The Crag Climbing Course is not a mountaineering course and will not prepare you for a backcountry experience.
If you are a seasoned Crag graduate, seasoned Intermediate student or graduate, or climb leader, we highly value your help instructing at Crag Course Field Trips.
www.mountaineers.org /climbing/Courses/Crag.html   (503 words)

 Friars Crag - Keswick on Derwewntwater   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Cuthbert is reputed to have visited Derwentwater and St. Herbert's Isle each year, and the pair prayed they would both die on the same day, which they duly did on April 13th, AD 687.
As you walk from the Keswick Landings to Friars Crag, you will pass Derwent Isle on the right and opposite on your left is a memorial to The Rev Canon Hardwicke D. Rawnsley of Keswick.
Another poet associated with Friar's Crag is Ruskin, whose memorial stone stands amid the trees there.
www.keswick-launch.co.uk /places_friars.htm   (182 words)

 Web Design Forums.net - View Profile: CrAg
CrAg was last active: September 7 '03 at 08:16 AM.
CrAg has made 4 posts, making 0.01 posts per day on average.
CrAg has chosen to keep his or her turtle dollars total private.
www.webdesignforums.net /member.php?u=3109   (134 words)

 Limerick   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Take this road for 2.3 miles to a Y junction just after a small bridge (the crag may be seen over to the right at this point).
Follow this past a farm on the right until the crag can be seen again across the fields to the right.
The crag seems to be of a metamorphosed limestone and has a large number of large and smooth holds.
www.climbing.ie /counties/limerick.html   (114 words)

 Crag X - the Australian climbing site.
This site's original main focus was to follow the progress of the Crag X team as we developed climbing areas around Sydney and the Blue Mountains.
So click on the links to the left and discover more about Crag X. Join the Crag X forum and join a growing community.
At some of these areas climbing is banned or illegal.
www.cragx.org   (198 words)

 Crag Jensen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
This, not to mention, Crag’s diverse vocal abilities, his specialties, in this area, include great imitations of Bruce Springsteen, Joe Cocker, Barry Gibb, Jimmy Buffet and John Lennon.
Crag also is an accomplished composer with two record deals to his credit (Curb/MCA and New Falcon) and his abilities as a performer and composer have been admired by his many fans and his fellow musicians for years.
So whether you’re looking for someone to tickle the ivories at a dinner party, a vocalist and lighting fast keyboardist for a band, a session man for studio work, a composer/producer for movie or TV soundtracks or an expert dueling pianist Crag Jensen may very well be the one you are looking for.
www.zehmaloim.com /Crag%20Jensen.htm   (284 words)

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