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  Eider River - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Eider (-German; Danish: Ejderen; Latin: Egdor or Egdore) is the longest river of the German state of Schleswig-Holstein.
The middle part of the Eider was appropriated for use as part of the Kiel Canal.
In the early Middle Ages the Eider was the border between the Saxons and the Danes, as reported by Adam of Bremen in 1076.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Eider_River   (262 words)

 KARL EICHWALD - LoveToKnow Article on KARL EICHWALD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
EIDER, a river of Prussia, in the province of SchleswigHolstein.
Since the reign of Charlemagne, the Eider (originally Agyr DorNeptunes gate) was known as Roman-i terminus imperii and was recognized as the boundary of the Empire in 1027 by the emperor Conrad II., the founder of the Salian dynasty.
EIDER (Icelandic, i~dur), a large marine duck, the Somateria mollissime of ornithologists, famous for its down, which, from its extreme lightness and elasticity, is in great request for filling bed-coverlets.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /E/EI/EICHWALD_KARL.htm   (1021 words)

 History of Schleswig Holstein
The area settled by the Saxons was bounded by the Eider river in the north, the North Sea towards the west, and the Elbe river in the south.
The Eider river was recognized as the southern boundary of the Danish empire.
Denmark lost the conquered provinces and cities and the Eider river was re-established as the southern boundary of the Danish kingdom.
www.hans-peter-voss.de /gen/e/history.htm   (4368 words)

 Eider River (Germany) - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Ems (river, Germany) (ancient Amisia), river, northwestern Germany.
Main (river, Germany), river, Germany, a major tributary of the Rhine River.
It is formed by the union of the White and the Red Main rivers, near...
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 Eider - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Eiders are large seaducks in the genus Somateria.
Steller's Eider, despite its name, is in a different genus.
The three species all breed in the cooler latitudes of the Northern hemisphere.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Eider   (63 words)

 Morphological Changes at the Eider Estuary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The approximately 188 km long Eider is the longest river of Schleswig-Holstein and, together with the Eiderstedt peninsula, marks the upper limit of the Dithmarschen county.
The river dynamics are influenced by the tidal range until as much as 36 km upstream in the location of Nordfeld.
The Eider estuary undergoes changes in shape and volume with no clear, unidirectional pattern, unlike the previous cases (such as the landwards migration of D-Steert).
www.dfd.dlr.de /projects/TIDE/Dithm/eider.html   (790 words)

 Eider - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Eider, common name for four sea duck species.
The most widely distributed and best known is the common eider, which breeds in arctic regions around...
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 Birds in Finnmark
The river is dammed and a lake 20 km long has been created which destroyed a large area of valuable habitat.
The Neidenelva river is broad and calm, and the estuary has high terraces and numerous sandbanks.
Most of the Pasvik river is therefore regulated, but in the central part of the reserve the river still follows its original course.
home.online.no /~egnter/finnmark3.htm   (5194 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Two other species of eiders breeding in western Alaska have undergone severe declines; Spectacled (Somateria fischeri) and Steller's (Polysticta stelleri) Eiders were listed as "Threatened" under the Endangered Species Act between 1993 and 1997 due to dramatic reductions in breeding numbers on the YKD (Fed. Register 1993, Stehn et al.
Coulson, J.C. The population dynamics of the eider duck Somateria mollissima and evidence of extensive nonbreeding by adult ducks.
Decline in a population of Spectacled Eiders nesting on the Y-K Delta, Alaska.
mercury.bio.uaf.edu /~heather_wilson/COEI/Project.htm   (1363 words)

 The Falcon on the Baltic by E.F. Knight chapter 9   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The distance from the mouth of the Eider to Kiel Bay is, as the crow flies, rather more than fifty miles, but so tortuous is the route by river and canal that I imagine it must be double that distance.
This bridge, the only one between the sea and Rendsburg, is built at a sharp bend of the river, and the tide runs under it with great velocity and in an oblique direction, so that sailing-vessels have difficulty in passing safely through the narrow opening left by the swinging portion of the bridge.
The scene was always lively and cheerful, and I soon came to the conclusion that the Eider is one of the pleasantest rivers in Europe for a yacht cruise.
www.humboldt1.com /ar/literary/falcon9.htm   (4189 words)

 Antique Maps of Germany (Page 1)- Alte Landkarten von Deutschland (Seite 1)
This map shows the Elbe River in the lower left with Brunsbuttel, In the upper left is the mouth of the Eider River.
The river flowing from the upper left corner into the Danube is the Lech river with Augsburg on its banks.
In the lower part of the map is the mouth of the Eider River on the left.
www.philographikon.com /mapsgermany1.html   (2313 words)

 Present and Past
As early as 1100 a castle was built on the ‘Eider’ island, where the main military and trade routes met and crossed the river Eider.
Countless native sailors travelled the river Eider, merchants from Rendsburg traded with wood and grain from the surrounding areas and took part in the transit trade between the North Sea and the Baltic Sea.
The construction of the Eider Canal was one of the first steps to improving the economic situation, however, the ditches and bastions stopped the city from expanding and attracting new trades and business.
www.rendsburg.de /Englisch/geschichte.html   (1096 words)

 TWSG 10 - Threatened Waterfowl in Lower Yana River, Russia
Further north, in the tundra of the Yana River Delta, the species is now rarer, though it was recorded breeding at the outer part of the delta near Nizhneyansk (71 50'N 137 E) in the early 1980s.
The Steller's Eider is known to be the latest of the duck species to arrive on the breeding grounds.
However in 1996, during abnormally cold mid-June weather, Stellerþs Eiders were observed in high numbers as far south as the forest tundra near the Kular mountains, 120 km from the coast.
www.wwt.org.uk /threatsp/twsg/bulletins/10/articl11.htm   (1344 words)

 Eider on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Diamonds North Resources Ltd.: King Eider Yields Three Quarter Carat Diamond.
A warm retreat in a cold climate: Open since 1998, Barrow's King Eider Inn attracts travelers of all types.
The eider duck Fishermen's enemy number one; Thousands of the birds descend on the mussel beds of the Wash, wrecking a traditional trade.(News)
www.encyclopedia.com /html/E/Eider.asp   (240 words)

 Petit Bateau - the short handed sailing association   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Picking her up again in early June, I made tracks for the Baltic Sea, via Helgoland and then the Eider river which joins up with the Kiel Canal from the north about half way along.
Having joined one of the rafts of 10 boats (no kidding!) the dog and I set off to find a chart for the entry to the Eider river as all I had was a Reeds Almanac and a large scale chart showing the Safe Water Mark.
The river entry twists and turns and I strain my eyes through the binoculars to pick out the next mark in the gathering gloom.
www.petitbateau.org.uk /articles/hegoland.asp   (990 words)

 Eider - TheBestLinks.com - Eider Duck, Germany, Schleswig-Holstein, Duck, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Eider - TheBestLinks.com - Eider Duck, Germany, Schleswig-Holstein, Duck,...
Eider, Eider Duck, Germany, Schleswig-Holstein, Duck, Merginae, Eider River...
This is a disambiguation page, i.e., a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title.
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 Cheap Hotels Aschau, Germany   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Brandenberg was first mentioned in 1140, and became an independent municipality in the beginning of the 19th century.
The municipality is located in the valley of the Brandenberger Ache river, a confluence of the Inn River (...)
It is situated at the Eider River, approx.
cheaphotelsgermany.info /a/aschau   (1365 words)

 Denmark Sweden Prussia War 1848-1850
A countermovement developed among the Danish population in northern, or North, Schleswig and from 1838 in Denmark itself, where the Liberals insisted that Schleswig had belonged to Denmark for centuries and that the frontier between Germany and Denmark must be the Eider River (which had historically marked the border between Schleswig and Holstein).
When the liberal German-speaking population in Schleswig opposed autocratic rule and demanded a free constitution and affiliation to Holstein and the German Confederation, a Danish National Liberal movement emerged and demanded that Schleswig be incorporated in Denmark (the Eider Policy, named for the Eider River, which formed the southern boundary of Schleswig).
The Eider Policy was thus abandoned, and the June constitution of 1849 applied only to Denmark.
www.onwar.com /aced/data/sierra/schleswig1848.htm   (580 words)

 [No title]
This desire of the "Eider Danes" to separate the Duchy of Schleswig from Holstein was opposed by the people of Schleswig-Holstein, who, being more partial to Germany, demanded that Schleswig be separated from Denmark.
The Holstein estates, predisposed to Germany as they were, responded in December 1844 by agreeing upon the "Schleswig-Holstein Program," which proclaimed that Schleswig and Holstein were separate from Denmark, that the German law of succession (in the male line) was recognized in both duchies, and that the close tie between them must not be violated.
Three days later Orla Lehmann, the leading Eider Dane, sharply rejected the demands raised by the people of Schleswig-Holstein, also dismissing the proposal to have the communities in Schleswig vote on their national affiliation.
www.dhm.de /ENGLISH/ausstellungen/bismarck/95.htm   (1657 words)

 Eider Program - Search Results - MSN Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Eider Program - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Computer Program, set of instructions that directs a computer to perform some processing function or combination of functions.
Search for books about your topic, "Eider Program"
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 Our fantastic Kodiak Alaska Bed and Breakfast. A stones throw from the best the Kodiak as to offer. The best Kodiak ...
Step out on to the patio with barbecue, then walk right our to the river.
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Come stay at Eider House BedandBreakfast to relax and watch the great sunrise and sunset.
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 Recent Postings from Ohio Birds: 31 Oct. - 4 Nov. 2002
An immature or female Common Eider was found today in Lake Erie just west of the "Mew Gull" Marina in Lake Co. Because this area is hunted extensively we have a concern that someone might go gunning for this bird as a trophy.
Other notables were a fl duck that was hanging out near (and occasionally on) the beach west of the platform; a group of perhaps thirty snow buntings that stopped briefly and then continued west; a pair of scaup; two gadwalls; a flying common loon; and several Bonaparte's gulls.
Rocky River Park, Rocky River Observer: Paula Lozano For those interested in seeing the scoters at this location, all three species were present this afternoon.
www.aves.net /archives/Ohiobirds-3Nov-02.htm   (6133 words)

 Eider - The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition - HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Eider - The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition - HighBeam Research
EIDER [Eider], river, 117 mi (188 km) long, rising S of Kiel, N Germany, and flowing N to the Kiel Canal before turning west and meandering to the North Sea at Tönning.
Our archive contains millions of documents from thousands of sources and goes back over 23 years.
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 EIDER - Online Information article about EIDER
Rendsburg, and is embanked through the marshes across which it runs in its See also:
Denmark in 1864, the Eider gave its name to the " Eider Danes," the intransigeant Danish party which maintained that Schleswig (Sonderjylland, South See also:
Canal (Eider-Kanal), which was constructed between 1777 and 1784, leaves the Eider at the point where the river turns to the west and enters the See also:
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 Kiel Canal
At sea level, the canal extends from Kiel on the Baltic to Brunsbüttelkoog at the mouth of the Elbe River.
Eider, river, Germany - Eider, river, 117 mi (188 km) long, rising S of Kiel, N Germany, and flowing N to the Kiel Canal...
31,376), Schleswig-Holstein, N central Germany, a port on the Eider...
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 The Anglican Convention
Fifelder was an island in the middle of the Eider River, with meadow space to spare on both banks.
Wihtgils had a pleasant and safe journey down the west end of the peninsula to the mouth of the Eider river.
The Eider was slightly up that year, but they had to beach the longships near a small hamlet situated where the second stream, the Sorge, joined the Eider.
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 Eider   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
a river in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany; see Eider River
a genus of birds in the duck subfamily Merginae, especially the species Common Eider
This is a disambiguation page; that is, one that just points to other pages that might otherwise have the same name.
bopedia.com /en/wikipedia/e/ei/eider.html   (80 words)

 Home - King Eiders Pub   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
King Eiders Pub and Restaurant is a must when visiting the midcoast of Maine
King Eiders Pub and Restaurant is a must when visiting the
Stop by the Oyster Bar and celebrate the Midcoast with a plate of locally farmed Damariscotta River Oysters.
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 Riddle Of The Sands by Erskine Childers 8
To-day he was bound for the Eider River, whence, as I told you, you can get through (by river and canal) into the Baltic.
The Eider route is the old one, but he hoped to get rid of some of his apples at Tnning, the town at its mouth.
Of course it's different in the second division, where the big rivers are.
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 RKS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Schlüter’s maternal grandpa-rents used to ply the river Eider.
The motorized sailing ship „Henny“, built in 1898 in Hoogesand, Holland, which belonged to Johannes Jess (1882-1956), grandfather of the firm’s present owner, Jens-Peter Schlüter, was the last freight ship to pass through the Eider lock in Rendsburg.
Due to the opening of the Kaiser-Wilhelm-Channel in 1895 the tradings shifted from the river Eider to the new channel.
www.rks-rd.de /profile.htm   (535 words)

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