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  YouTube - The History of Land Rover (1/5)
YouTube - The History of Land Rover (1/5)
the land rover is the mercs s class of the suv world.
history of land rover crash range series defender discovery freelander
www.youtube.com /watch?v=Ifo4L2kvcXY   (657 words)

  
  Land Rover History
Land Rover celebrated its 50th anniversary in 1998, and now, as we near 2004, we wanted to glance in the rear view mirror to look back in Land Rover history at its most significant moments.
By 1959, a quarter-million Land Rovers were on the road.
In 1976, Land Rover sales hit the 1 million mark; not exactly Ford and Chevy numbers, but a testament to the fierce loyalty the Land Rover inspires in its legion of fans worldwide.
www.landroverline.com /Features/history_of_land_rover.asp   (655 words)

  
  Hebrew History: The Land
Hebrew history, as told by the Hebrews, begins in Mesopotamia, in the cities of Ur in the south and Haran in the north.
It appeared to be the land of milk and honey only to a group of people that had been, after all, living in the desert for several generations.
The land itself is composed of four geographically self-contained longitudinal strips; the self-containment of these areas always made it difficult throughout history to create a unified state out of the entire area.
www.wsu.edu:8080 /~dee/HEBREWS/LAND.HTM   (671 words)

  
 A Brief History of Land Settlement in Minnesota
The GLO records are the basis of all land titles in the State and are valuable for a wide range of geographical, historical, genealogical, and land law research.
The land offices became the primary administrative units for sales; in fact, the GLO established a policy that land sales could be entered on (or filed on for acquisition) only in the land office of the district in which the tract was located.
The granted lands were patented to Minnesota and the state then deeded the land to the railroad as prescribed by the terms of the grant.
www.rootsweb.com /~mnbecker/land2.htm   (4308 words)

  
 History of Land rover
Land Rover invented the luxury four wheel drive with the Range Rover, first released in 1970.
The company tried to fill the gap between the basic Land Rover and the Range Rover with "county" versions of the former but it couldn't really be done properly so the 'Discovery' was invented.
This was unusually imaginative for Land Rover and alluded to the military connection which is a nice little earner.
www.invictalandroverclub.com /history_of_land_rover.htm   (668 words)

  
 Land Investment UK | UK Land investment | The History of Land Investment
Investing in land is well established in America, and is a fast growing industry as a result of the housing boom in recent years.
Recent history shows that investing in land is as attractive to the private investor as it is to the large scale developer or financial institution.
History has been generous with those who have focused their resources on land investment.
www.land-investment-uk.com /land-investment/uk-land-investment-history.html   (672 words)

  
 LAND USE HISTORY
Hollister Ranch is a 14,500 acre private land holding located on the South Coast of Santa Barbara County, California, Although the ranch was subdivided into 100-acre parcels in the 1970's, most of the land remains undeveloped and continues to be managed for cattle grazing.
Lands not confirmed to owners were open for claims by Americans, and the remaining land was open to homesteading under the National Homestead Act of 1862.
To sell the land, a development concept was implemented that resulted in the Ranch being divided into 135 parcels approximately 100 acres each, with 8.5 miles of coastline set aside for common ownership.
www.hollisterranch.org /bio_res/land_use_history.html   (2955 words)

  
 History & Highlights - Native Land Trust Board
By 1880 it was realised that all land recognised to be owned by Fijians would have to be recorded and registered and also that there would have to bean authority to settle boundaries and ownership disputes.
The Native Land Commission was established in 1880 to enquire and investigate claims to land by the indigenous landowner.
That the 1880 Ordinance did not require payment of compensation at the end of the lease when the land reverted to the land owners and that those wishing to lease land had to indulge in frustrating negotiations with many members of a mataqali to obtain their consent.
www.nltb.com.fj /history.html   (947 words)

  
 History of land ownership
These land companies had the authority to issue land grants to those individuals who were loyal to the crown.
A proprietorship was responsible for the granting of lands from the charter, as agent for the charter (and therefore, for the crown).
When these disbursements of land were made, the land itself was laid out in descriptive form in much the same way as later deeds, with landmarks and other prominent identifying data.
www.radiusland.com /history.htm   (682 words)

  
 Hawaiian Kingdom - History of Land titles
The ancient system of land titles in the Hawaiian Islands was entirely different from that of tribal ownership prevailing in New Zealand, and from the village or communal system of Samoa, but bore a remarkable resemblance to the feudal system that prevailed in Europe during the Middle Ages.
All persons possessing landed property, whether superior landlords, tenants or sub-tenants, owed and paid to the King not only a land tax, which he assessed at pleasure, but also service which was called for at discretion, on all the grades from the highest down.
To these must be added the lands ceded by the several chiefs in lieu of commutation, those lands purchased by the Government at different times, and also all lands forfeited to the Government by the neglect of their claimants to present their claims within the period fixed by law.
www.hawaiiankingdom.org /land-system.shtml   (5406 words)

  
 History of the Land Rover Marque
The Land Rover was launched in April 1948 at the Amsterdam motor show, it was originally designed as a short term project to keep the Rover car company busy until the depressed post - war car market started to pick up.
By this time, the Land Rover was beginning to take shape, with an appearance that remained almost unchanged for over 25 years.
Although many are still in daily use, the lack of refinement means that they are ideal for use as a work horse around the farm, and stables, or possibly as a second or third family vehicle.
www.landrovercentre.com /history/history_land_rover.htm   (670 words)

  
 The New American - History of Federal Land Control - January 18, 1999   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The history of this gigantic fraud is known and understood by few Americans, and it is precisely this lack of knowledge which has permitted radical environmental organizations — in collusion with the federal government — to frame the debate over use, ownership, and protection of public domain.
Any discussion of government (public domain) land, private property rights, and their historical development in the United States must be prefaced with the observation that it was the promise of private land ownership — farms, businesses, homes — that drew early colonists to the shores of America.
Six states did not claim Western Lands and were obviously agitated when the Continental Congress, in an attempt to recruit military volunteers, promised land as a bounty to be apportioned among the states in the same proportion as other war expenses.
www.thenewamerican.com /tna/1999/01-18-99/landcontrol.htm   (1790 words)

  
 Auroville Land Fund   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It was on these lands that the early pioneers in the seventies developed a number of settlements.
According to a leaflet published by the Auroville Land Service in 1992, only 200 acres (81 hectares) were purchased during those 18 years, mainly for expansion of already existing settlements to establish specific projects.
In addition, Auroville exchanged 64 acres (26 hectares) of outlying and unutilised lands for 20 acres (8 hectares) in the city area and 34 acres (14 hectares) in the green belt.
www.aurovillelandfund.org /achievements/land-purchase-history.htm   (287 words)

  
 Intro to OH Land History
Ohio's land history is an unusual patchwork, deriving from its location to the immediate west of the safely settled (and newly free) states.
The Land Ordinance of 1785 was Congress's attempt to coordinate the surveying and sale of land north of the Ohio River with the aim of raising sorely needed cash.
The land was to be surveyed into 6 mile square townships, and those townships were to be divided into 1 mile square 'lots'.
users.rcn.com /deeds/ohio.htm   (1016 words)

  
 History & Land
This date for the ancient history of Iraq represented the end of the "Third Orr" reign, which was ruled by the Samaritans and the beginning of the old Babylon era in which the Semitic elements that came from the Arabian Peninsula (Ammonites) prevailed.
The Palestinian land is featured with being part of the first man's home, the place for all the celestial religions, the place were ancient civilizations rose and a bridge for commercial activities and the military incursions across so many different historical eras.
This region is often seen as the backbone of the Palestinian land, and it stretches from the north to the farthest point in the south at the Naqab desert.
www.ntcsites.com /palestine/historyland   (12836 words)

  
 The History of Land Speed Racing   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This history of land speed records will travel from France to the U.S. and back to England at present; with a look at what presently is happening in this fascinating world of blistering speed.
The land speed record came to the United States in 1904 when Henry Ford wanted to prove to the world that his cars were built better than anyone else's in the world.
While the ThrustSSC stands alone in its class of land speed record vehicles to this day, there are those who are setting their sights on getting the record back; working quietly and patiently until their time comes to take a crack at the record and hopefully reclaim it once again.
www.landspeed.com /learn.asp   (1612 words)

  
 Land O' Lakes Wisconsin Historical Society
The consolidation of the Conover and Land 0'Lakes schools took place in the fall of 1997 with the opening of the new Land 0'Lakes grade school housing grades K through 5.
The completion of an expanded runway and improved facilities at the Land 0' Lakes Airport and the planned development of a new north-south runway add to this energetic community’s potential.
The development of a clearly identified area of land near the Land 0' Lakes airport to be set aside for light, environmentally suitable industry, and the continued expansion and development of the airport itself, add a continuing area of diverse development.
www.landolakes-wi.org /history6.htm   (421 words)

  
 A History of Land Tenure Arrangements in Northern Ireland
The purpose for this paper is to examine the history of land tenure arrangements in Northern Ireland.
Land grants were given or sold to former soldiers, in lieu of pay, loyalists who could purchase rights to the land, and a new class of owners called "undertakers." The undertakers were a type of real estate broker who would buy lands from the Crown and find "good" English tenants to lease the land.
Land tenure registration is recorded in three separate registers in Northern Ireland, the Registry of Deeds, the Land Registry, and the Statutory Charges Registry.
www.spatial.maine.edu /~onsrud/Landtenure/CountryReport/thomas.html   (4964 words)

  
 History of Land Surveying - LandSurveyor.US
Whether it be Biblical, Egyptian rope-stretchers, early colonial (U.S.) parcels of land or the marvel of the foresight of the Public Land Survey System.
Land Surveyors will commonly admit to being History "buffs", due to the nature of their work, which often is termed: "following in the steps of the original Surveyor".
The words "retracement", re-survey and restoration of corners all point to the nature of the "detective work" of the Land Surveyor, which is always an important factor of the investigation of boundary issues.
www.landsurveyor.us /learn_f1.htm   (217 words)

  
 American Land Lease
American Land Lease is a successor corporation to Asset Investors Corporation and Commercial Assets, Inc. In August 1999 Asset Investors agreed to merge with Commercial Assets.
The mission of American Land Lease is to be the leading developer and operator of manufactured housing communities as recognized by our customers, employees, and shareholders.
American Land Lease long-term plans are to continue to utilize its financial resources for the development of master planned housing communities throughout the United States.
www.americanlandlease.com /history.asp   (327 words)

  
 Wheel-driven vehicle Land Speed Record History   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This history of land speed records will travel from France to the U.S. and back to England at present; with a look at what presently is happening in this fascinating world of blistering speed.
The land speed record came to the United States in 1904 when Henry Ford wanted to prove to the world that his cars were built better than anyone else’s in the world.
On November 12th the Goldenrod, what the purists consider one of the few wheel powered land speed vehicles from a bygone era, reached an average speed of 409.277 mph (658.526 kph).
www.teamvesco.com /history.htm   (902 words)

  
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A proprietorship was responsible for the granting of lands from the charter, as agent for the charter(and therefore, for the crown).
Since the areas of land holdings will become larger as you move back in time, it will be necessary to consult many sources to obtain a complete picture of the land ownership over the past 300 years.
Early Spanish land grants, i.e., prior to the year 1763, exist in small numbers, but are primarily connected with lands granted to soldiers, and there is little of genealogical value in most of these very early documents.
users.arn.net /~billco/uslpr.htm   (1784 words)

  
 LAND RIGHTS AND WRONGS - NI 177 - Simply... need and greed
Later on, in Africa and India too, communal tribal land ownership was to be gradually replaced by the colonial model of individual ownership.
Lands belonging to the exiled aristocracy and the Church were seized and redistributed.
Large amounts of land in the Third World are still owned or otherwise controlled by multinational agribusiness interests and used for growing cash crops for export rather than basic food to meet local needs.
www.newint.org /issue177/simply.htm   (854 words)

  
 Woodland Community Land Trust History
Rural land, its people, culture and values were sacrificed for the larger good and it is only in very recent years that a small number from among the leadership of the integrated power systems came to know that what was started in the 19th and 20th century cannot sustain itself.
The connections between land and people are becoming more clear to everyone and the Woodland Community Land Trust speaks to answers that come from an inner strength and out of a lived experience with corporate ownership and exploitation of community resources.
When land is returned to the residents of a community, they can engage in development works and thus have a visible presence among other stakeholders.
www.nd.edu /~socconcn/students/Woodland/History.html   (987 words)

  
 Land Court History
The Land Court, consisting of three members was substituted for the Land Board by the Land Act 1897, as from 1 March 1898.
From its inception, up to 1944 the Land Court's principal role was that of judicially arbitrating between the Minister for Lands and the Crown's lessees in rental, compensation, value of improvements and many other matters affecting the Crown leasehold system.
In 1944 the Valuation of Land Act 1944 was proclaimed creating the office of the Valuer-General and conferring jurisdiction on the Court to hear and determine appeals against valuations for rating and taxing purposes.
www.landcourt.qld.gov.au /history.html   (283 words)

  
 Intro to VA Land History
Land was not granted in any consistent fashion during the earliest years of the colony when the Virginia Company of London had the rights to settle the land.
Land companies and speculators played an important role in facilitating the settlement of the land because it was easier for immigrants to buy from the company (which had already purchased the treasury rights) than to go to Williamsburg.
In 1781 Virginia relinquished its claim to lands in the Northwest Territories in exchange for being able to award bounty lands in the Virginia Military District in what is now south-central Ohio.
users.rcn.com /deeds/virg.htm   (1039 words)

  
 Intro to VA Land History
Land was not granted in any consistent fashion during the earliest years of the colony when the Virginia Company of London had the rights to settle the land.
Land companies and speculators played an important role in facilitating the settlement of the land because it was easier for immigrants to buy from the company (which had already purchased the treasury rights) than to go to Williamsburg.
In 1781 Virginia relinquished its claim to lands in the Northwest Territories in exchange for being able to award bounty lands in the Virginia Military District in what is now south-central Ohio.
www.ultranet.com /~deeds/virg.htm   (1039 words)

  
 Land O' Lakes Wisconsin History
Many of them, as their owners reached retirement age, were difficult to sell as resorts, and the owners were forced to divide land and cabins.
The population of Land 0' Lakes in 1920 was 75.
In 1950 the Nagel Lumber Mill was formed, 3 miles west of Land 0'Lakes along Highway B. Built by Alfred and Ed Nagel, and now operated by Ed Nagel and family, the mill is unique, as it began as an 8-foot mill for aspen only.
www.landolakes-wi.org /history5.htm   (449 words)

  
 Attleboro Land Trust - History
At first the land trust tried raising funds to acquire the property, but then decided to support city attempts to purchase all or part of the land.
Not all of the land trust’s properties are accessible to the public.
The land trust’s most recent acquisition is the 48-acre Nickerson Walking Woods Preserve, a former dairy farm on Richardson Avenue.
www.attleborolandtrust.org /about/history.htm   (1174 words)

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