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 London - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
London is the largest, most populous city in the European Union, with an estimated population on 1 January 2005 of 7,421,328 and a metropolitan area population of 13,945,000.
There are other definitions of "London" for special purposes, such as the London postal district; the area covered by the telephone area code 020; the area accessible by public transport using a Transport for London Travelcard; the area delimited by the M25 orbital motorway; the Metropolitan Police district; and the London commuter belt.
London's two Anglican bishops are the Bishop of London, whose see is London north of the Thames, and whose throne is in London's grandest church, the baroque St Paul's Cathedral (designed by Sir Christopher Wren), and the Bishop of Southwark, who tends to Anglicans south of the river.
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 Crystal Palace, London -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Crystal Palace or Upper Norwood is an area in south (The capital and largest city of England; located on the Thames in southeastern England; financial and industrial and cultural center) London, (A division of the United Kingdom) England within the postcode (additional info and facts about London SE19) London SE19.
Crystal Palace is accessible by rail via (additional info and facts about Crystal Palace railway station) Crystal Palace railway station, where trains run to and from (A waterfall in the Zambezi River on the border between Zimbabwe and Zambia; diminishes seasonally) Victoria and (additional info and facts about London Bridge) London Bridge railway stations.
There are plans for Crystal Palace to have (additional info and facts about Tramlink) Tramlink services from (additional info and facts about Beckenham) Beckenham in future and the southern extension of the (additional info and facts about East London Line) East London Line is planned to bring further rail services.
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 Crystal Palace, London - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Crystal Palace or Upper Norwood is an area in south London, England within the postcode London SE19.
There are plans for Crystal Palace to have Tramlink services from Beckenham in future and the southern extension of the East London Line is planned to bring further rail services.
Two giant TV transmitter towers - Crystal Palace Transmitter and Croydon Transmitter - stand on the hill at Upper Norwood, making the district a landmark location, visible from many parts of the London area.
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 The Crystal Palace/ The Great Exhibition of 1851
The Crystal Palace itself was almost outshone by the park in which it stood, which contained a magnificent series of fountains, comprising almost 12,000 individual jets.
Crystal Palace were among the 15 teams which took part in the first FA Challenge Cup competition in 1872.
The highlight of Crystal Palace football history was the 20 FA Cup finals which were played in the grounds between 1895 and 1914.
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 Crystal Palace   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Seen in its grand magnificence, the new Crystal Palace again displayed the genius of its creator, Joseph Paxton, later to be knighted in recognition of his work.
Crystal Palace was built by about 5,000 navvies[?] who worked very hard for lttle, and completed their tasks in a very short space of time.
The Crystal Palace Foundation[?] was created in 1979 to keep alive the memory and respect for this epic age in Britain's history.
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 eiffel tower - Article and Reference from OnPedia.com
Crystal Palace Transmitter, London, England - 222m transmission tower without observation deck, nicknamed London's Eiffel Tower.
Blackpool Tower, Blackpool, England - 158m (519 feet); it is not quite a free-standing structure, it stands above the Tower Circus complex, where the four "legs" can be seen.
Joseph's Cross, Stolberg/Harz, Germany - 38m observation tower in form of a double-cross, resembling the Eiffel Tower.
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 Crystal Palace Park - : London Development Agency   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Have your say on the future of Crystal Palace Park by clicking here for the Planning Framework and questionnaire.  This will be open until 20 December 2005.
Crystal Palace Park is a historic treasure in the heart of South London.
Last year the Mayor of London and the London Development Agency stepped in to secure the future of the National Sports Centre in the park and has agreed to take on responsibility for it in February 2006.
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 The Great Exhibition of 1851   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
This was followed by a series of official Expositions, the first being on the Champ de Mars, through to the eleventh in 1849, all devoted to the glory of the art and industry of France, and increasingly large and successful.
The Crystal Palace was disassembled and taken to Sydenham in 1852.
The park at Sydenham is still known as Crystal Palace, and there are still reminders of the great building, including the dinosaurs on an island in the ornamental lake.
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 BBC NEWS | UK | England | London | Glass icon for Crystal Palace
The design for the glass dome, which would be elevated over Crystal Palace Park, has been created by Wilkinson Eyre Architects - double winners of the architectural award the Stirling Prize.
It would be built above the plinth where the original Crystal Palace, created by Joseph Paxton to house the 1851 Great Exhibition, stood.
Philip Kolvin of the Crystal Palace Campaign, which fought to save the top part of the park from being turned into a 20-cinema multiplex, approached the architect Chris Wilkinson 18 months ago to create a design.
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 Joseph Paxton - Great Buildings Online
Crystal Palace, at London, England (then Sydenham), 1851, moved 1852, burnt 1936.
Joseph Paxton was born in Milton Bryan, England in 1801.
A farmer's son, he was apprenticed as a gardener to the Chatsworth estate where he eventually attained the position of head gardener.
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 A selection from a decade of visits to tower and studio sites in the Northeast and beyond
This is one of the highest spots in London, which is why it was chosen by the BBC in the mid-fifties for the construction of a new TV tower to replace the old facility at Alexandra Palace.
When it signed on in 1956, Crystal Palace initially broadcast only the BBC television signal on channel 1, with the ITV (independent TV) signal on channel 9 emanating from another new tower nearby at the "Croydon" location in South Norwood.
In the early sixties, the BBC began the move from 405-line VHF to 625-line UHF with the debut of BBC2 from Crystal Palace; eventually, as Britain moved completely to UHF, the ITV broadcasts, along with newcomer Channel 4 and BBC 1 and 2, all reached London viewers from Crystal Palace.
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 Crystal Palace on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
In 1854 it was removed to Sydenham, where, until its damage by fire in 1936, it housed a museum of sculpture, pictures, and architecture and was used for concerts.
Palace of the People: the Crystal Palace at Sydenham 1854-1936.(Book Review)
The sad tale of Crystal Palace Park: David Boyle looks at the 'slow decay' of parts of Crystal Palace Park and explains how mutual ownership and community management could provide a way forward for parks--and for...
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 Conference of Converts to the Catholic Church - Path to Rome
Join us in London, England 12-13 November and hear the testimonies of world-renowned converts and great Catholic leaders.
Your participation in one of the greatest Catholic conferences is certain to inspire and deepen your faith.
The conference is sponsored by Miles Jesu and attendance may be combined with an optional tour to sites in England and Ireland.
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 The Mirror (London, England): PALACE FANS GREAT - PITY ABOUT THE TEAM; Crystal Palace 0 Samsunspor 2.(Sport)@ HighBeam ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
CRYSTAL PALACE made history by becoming the first InterToto Cup hosts to delay their kick-off by 15 minutes to let all the fans in.
Nearly 12,000 turned out for Palace's first game in the second Terry Venables era, even though the man himself was away on holiday.
The above preview is from The Mirror (London, England), July 20, 1998.
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 BruceDVDs - Get Them for FREE! Check the Trade/B&P Forums!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The first Rising Tour show at Crystal Palace featured ‘Meeting Across The River’/’Jungleland’ and a storming ‘Darlington County’.
The audio levels of the remaining songs have been boosted to minimise the difference between the two sources.
However, the improvement on the songs that use the Crystal Cat audio is considerable and so this DVD represents a nice upgrade.
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 FLYING MACHINES - John Stringfellow
Perhaps the most famous of John Stringfellow's machines was his steam powered triplane of 1868, which was exhibited at the Crystal Palace in London, England.
Except for the lack of a vertical tail surface, it is the very image of an early aeroplane.
It was tested a number of times while at the Crystal Palace and did, on occasion, manage to leave the guide wire and fly for a distance.
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 Borzoi Central - Historical Borzoi Articles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
There seems to be a tendency in England to breed for size and soundness rather than for conformation.
But in the main, the specimens at the show indicated that the English breeder has forgotten that the true purpose of the Russian wolfhound is to hunt wolves.
The Lord Mayor of London was presented with one of the lovely dogs from Russia; while the Duchess of Newcastle gave £200 ($1,000) for Oudar, although he was in poor condition.
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On the cutting edge of new ball python mutations, McCurley is an artist and his canvas is the supple, muscular body of his snakes.
Crystal Palace Reptiles Pricelists were last updated on 31.10.05
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 Images of Lost UK Camera Obscuras from the Wilgus Collection   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
One side is for the Patent Weighing Chair and the other for the Camera Obscura in the Crystal Palace.
Our research indicates that these attractions were added to the Crystal Palace after it was relocated in Sydenham outside London in 1854.
We also found an 1872 account of an American family's visit to the Crystal Palace with references to both the weighing chair and the camera obscura.
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 Arthurian Musical Theater: A Listing
Cassidy, Patrick, with the London Symphony Orchestra and the Tallis Chamber Choir.
Published: London, England: Elkin & Co. Ltd., 1936.
Published: London, England: Published by the author, 1907.
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 crystal palace england
England: Foreign Arsenal beat Crystal Palace, Thierry Henry (Allsport).
Visit Crystal Palace National Sports Centre in Croydon, Greater London, England with photographs, UK attractions, Crystal Palace National Sports Centre hotels …
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 The 1870s and 1880s saw many new designs and many new theories
They provided sufficient thrust to lift the model six inches (15 centimeters) off the ground.
First tested in June 1875 at the Crystal Palace in London, England, the Aerial Steamer was the first machine of its kind to fly successfully.
Maxim’s primary concern was to “construct a flying machine which could become airborne.” He built a huge steam-powered biplane in 1891 at Baldwyn’s Park, Bexley, England.
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 Crystal Palace - Joseph Paxton - Great Buildings Online
The Crystal Palace, or The Great Exhibition of 1851: An Overview
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 Find in a Library: Gems of the Crystal Palace No. 1 the exterior.
Find in a Library: Gems of the Crystal Palace No. 1 the exterior.
Gems of the Crystal Palace No. 1 the exterior.
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 IMDb Title Search   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Aerial Railway at the Crystal Palace, London, England (1902)
On vous parle de Prague: le deuxième procès d'Artur London (1971)
Your original search was changed to "Carry On London" because this is more likely to give better matches.
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 Crystal Palace | Home
Watch Palace for many years to come at hugely discounted prices by becoming a member of the Ambassadors Club.
There are now a very limited number of spaces left for the big night.
We give you some present ideas for the Palace fan.
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 Cat History
It may be that cats were domesticated in China by 1000 BC.
The first real cat show to be held anywhere in the world took place at the Crystal Palace in London, England in 1871, and 170 cats were exhibited in competition.
Click here to see pictures of some of the many breeds of cats.
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The Opening of the Great Industrial Exhibition of All Nations, by Her Most Gracious Majesty Queen Victoria and His Royal Highness Prince Albert, on the 1st of May, 1851
Sandboys and Family, who came up to London to Enjoy Themselves and to See the Great Exhibition," Cruikshank made this etching of the international exhibition at the Crystal Palace.
Crystal Palace (London, England); Great Exhibition (1851: London, England); world's fairs; exhibitions; ceremonies
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 Summary description of Anne Catherine Boykin Jones Diary, Mss. Dept., UNC-Chapel Hill   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Travel diary, partly in the form of letters to her sister Clara, written by Anne Catherine Boykin Jones of Columbus, Ga., while on a tour of England and the Continent, May-September 1851.
Subjects discussed include the voyage to Liverpool, the Crystal Palace exhibition in London, the Gobelin Tapestry factory, and experiences in France, Belgium, Germany, Switzerland, and Italy.
COPYRIGHT: Retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
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