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 Kraken Stamps
The Kraken is a legendary sea creature which would attach a ship by grabbing it with its many arms and capsizing it.
The arms of the Kraken were said to be to reach as high as the top of a sailing ship's mast.
This Kraken stamp is one of a set of four stamps commemorating legendary Canadian animals.
www.pibburns.com /cryptost/kraken.htm   (1265 words)

  
 Kraken - Search Results - ninemsn Encarta
Kraken, sea monster in Norwegian folklore, resembling a gigantic squid.
Supernatural, The (quotations): Supernatural, The: On the shore of this wondrous isle the kraken…
On the shore of this wondrous isle the kraken heaves its unwieldy bulk and wallows many a rood.
au.encarta.msn.com /Kraken.html   (92 words)

  
 Kraken Automation
Kraken Automation is pleased to introduce the latest in industry, robust, high speed infeed and transfer systems.
The KRAKEN KSIT/MD-100 is ideally suited for "bag-in-box" operations which works in sync with the cartoner/bucket conveyor coordinating simultaneously with the timing of the bag rates.
Kraken can also provide for multi-pack applications and products with rates of up to 75 bags/min.
www.krakenautomation.com /prod_Feature_KSITMD100.htm   (190 words)

  
 Kraken - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Although the name kraken never appears in the Norse sagas, there are similar sea monsters, the hafgufa and lyngbakr, both described in Örvar-Odds saga and the Norwegian text from c.
Kraken were also extensively described by Erik Pontoppidan, bishop of Bergen, in his "Natural History of Norway" (Copenhagen, 1752–3).
Kraken were always distinct from sea serpents, also common in Scandinavian lore (Jörmungandr for instance).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kraken   (1111 words)

  
 The Kraken
The Kraken is able to camouflage itself with its surroundings, capable of changing colors from bright red, to greens, to sandy orange, making it almost impossible to see under the water.
One particular legend involving a Giant Kraken concerns the foundation of the fishing village of Parthanul in the eastern Santharian province of Manthria.
The Giant Kraken was found dead on the beach, and people felt their prayers were answered.
www.santharia.com /bestiary/kraken.htm   (773 words)

  
 Kraken   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Kraken where mostly noticed in the seas of Scandinavia.
The Kraken of legend is probably what we know today as the giant squid or cephalopod.
While the squids got the worst of these encounters when they slid into the ship's propellers, the fact that they attacked at all shows that it is possible for these creatures to mistake a vessel for a whale.
www.monstrous.com /monsters/kraken.htm   (304 words)

  
 Disney World - The Online Guide - SeaWorld Kraken
Kraken raises the stakes in the vacation capital of the world, where a battle to build the biggest and best thrill ride has emerged.
Kraken's sensation of flat-out speed, high G-forces, weightlessness and spiraling loops and turns may be unparalleled in theme park thrill rides, but SeaWorld's designers chose to add a few new twists.
Kraken has now been unleashed - and she resides at SeaWorld Orlando, where she is protecting her young.
www.wdisneyw.co.uk /swkraken.html   (1029 words)

  
 Kraken
Kraken (SS-370) was launched 30 April 1944, by the Manitowoc Shipbuilding Co., Manitowoc, Wis.; sponsored by Mrs.
Kraken steamed by way of Chicago to Lockport, III., 27 September 1944, and was towed in floating dry dock down the Mississippi River arriving at Algiers, La., 4 October.
Kraken remained in reserve status until 18 September 1958, when she was assigned to Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard for activation overhaul and fitting out preparatory to transfer for loan to the Spanish Government 17 October 1958.
www.history.navy.mil /danfs/k5/kraken.htm   (506 words)

  
 INVID KRAKEN INORGANIC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The Kraken is designed to be an anti-personel weapon, able to quietly move around the countryside and pick off any lone wanderers or resistance fighters it encounters.
Krakens can lay hidden in trees, streams, rubble, etc. for days, weeks, months, or even years, and only pop out to attack when a potential target draws near.
Instead, the Kraken may track the resistance fighters at a distance and try to pick them off one by one while they are resting.
www.steelfalcon.com /TIW/kraken.shtml   (1181 words)

  
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What's amazing about the kraken stories is that, of all the sea monster tales we have, we have the best evidence that this creature was based on something real.
Because fish were attracted to the vicinity of the kraken, he also notes, Norwegian fishermen would often fish over the creature, despise the risk to their ship and their lives.
The Kraken of legend is probably what we know today as the giant squid.
www.unmuseum.org /kraken.htm   (541 words)

  
 Kraken Automation
Kraken Automation recently added to its family of packaging automation solutions arsenal a comprehensive line of Case Packers, Erectors and Sealers.
Kraken has also gone further to develop a versatile delivery infeed system for its Case Packing line which optimizes the entire pick and place case packing operation.
Kraken’s state-of-the art, high speed case conveying and orientation system is designed to accommodate a wide range of case sizes.
www.krakenautomation.com /press_release_Index.html   (615 words)

  
 [minstrels] The Kraken -- Alfred, Lord Tennyson
There hath he lain for ages, and will lie Battening upon huge seaworms in his sleep, Until the latter fire shall heat the deep; Then once by man and angels to be seen, In roaring he shall rise and on the surface die.
Tennyson was only 21 years old when he wrote "The Kraken", but he already possessed the mastery of image and phrase that was to become his trademark.
-- OED [Minstrels Links] "The Kraken" is very similar in theme and execution to Herman Melville's "The Maldive Shark", Poem #775 on the Minstrels: both poems use wonderfully dense, murky phrases to convey the sheer horror of the creatures they describe.
www.cs.rice.edu /~ssiyer/minstrels/poems/896.html   (784 words)

  
 Kraken (Atlantean monster, Andromeda foe)
A distant cousin of the Kraken that was used in an attack on New York City by Namor was mentioned.
Kraken is of Norwegian origin for large beasts sighted by the Vikings, possibly attributed to whales and giant squids.
The Kraken and his relatives could be Deviant mutates, radioactive mutates, long-lived lizards from the distant past or something else.
www.marvunapp.com /Appendix2/krakenandrom.htm   (661 words)

  
 Aquanef: Kraken
The Kraken's tentacles start no more than 12cm from the vessel and relatively evenly spaced along its length, although the exact positioning is not important.
If the result is equal to or less than the number of tentacles remaining, the roll succeeds and the Kraken continues its attack.
Players win if all the Kraken's tentacles are destroyed (don't worry they will regenerate in time for the next game!!), or if the Kraken fails a morale roll and withdraws.
www.blease.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk /WG.aquanef.kraken.html   (1355 words)

  
 Pyramid: Warehouse 23: The Kraken
Krakens, also known as Triskeles and Tripods, are hunter-killer von Neumann machines, doomsday devices activated in the last throes of the war between two Precursor races.
To the Kraken, anything with a power source equivalent to a D cell or larger, or any metallic construction weighing more than 15 lbs, is automatically an enemy unless it identifies itself as another Kraken.
Krakens will automatically attack any large metal object -- spraying it with their cannibal nanokit if it is large enough to be formed into one or more complete Krakens, or disabling it and taking the metals to a cache until it has gathered enough to form another Kraken.
www.sjgames.com /pyramid/sample.html?id=4584   (1687 words)

  
 VN Boards - hib, kraken help
Kraken usually double-triple hits the pet for about 350-400 damage a swing (all those tenticals and whatnot), as well as hurdles clumps of rocks at the player which is a target AOE.
kraken cannot go on land, but he will bolt the reg druid over and over, have the other mana ment hot when the druid is low on hp, but in beetween bolts, have the reg druid heal himself with the biggest heal.
once kraken approaches 40% or so, have the animist lay a full stack of tanglers just out of kraken's range, when kraken tries to run, he'll be slowed by the tanglers and continue to hit the chanter pet until it is too low to run and he will die.
vnboards.ign.com /Message.aspx?topic=89197320   (548 words)

  
 How the Kraken's Tentacles were separated
While the Kraken was busy with the other adventurers, she set out hacking off its tentacles, where the other adventurers had been going for the eyes and the body.
The Kraken was so filled with power from its long existence of hate, that it was able to keep its tentacles alive even separate from its body to get revenge.
The tentacles of the Kraken have henceforth been a separate entity and gone to places that the whole creature could never have reached.
www.lilsnazzle.com /SeaLibrary/tale15.html   (523 words)

  
 The Kraken 1981
As the Kraken rose he caused a giant tsunami that destroyed Acrisius and the entire population of Argos.
As Andromeda is tied against the sacrificial rock the Kraken rises from the sea and is about to take Andromeda when Persues arrives mounted on Pegasus and uses the severed head of Medusa and turns the Kraken into stone.
The original myth of Andromeda and the Kraken was not a kraken after all it was a leviathan a dragon looking creature, Mr.
www.theseventhvoyage.com /thekraken.htm   (359 words)

  
 The Kraken (Coór'masýr)
The Kraken is a strange creature, so different from the animals of land that is sometimes is considered to not be part of this world.
The largest species is the Giant Kraken, measuring 40 peds from the tip of its longest arm to the top of its fleshy head.
The baby Kraken hatch as miniatures of their parents, tiny and hardly able to be seen.
www.santharia.com /bestiary/kraken_small.htm   (1695 words)

  
 Mermaids
The other great sea monster of Norse myth and legend is the Kraken, said to be able to overturn ships and drag them down into the cold depths.
There seems to be a degree of confusion with the Midgard Serpent, because some legends say there are only two Kraken in existence, and that these were born in the first creation and are destined to die only when the world itself finally perishes.
He personally heard only one close anecdote: two unwary fishermen suddenly ran into a 'young Kraken', one of whose 'horns' or tentacles 'crushed the head of the boat, so that it was with great difficulty they saved their lives on the wreck, though the weather was as calm as possible'.
lair2000.net /Mermaids_Retreat/Research/Kraken.html   (768 words)

  
 KRAKEN   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Kraken is an IBM Cluster 1600 system assembled with Power4+ processors, a dedicated high-speed network, and IBM's GPFS filesystem.
The maximum resources physically available on a kraken node are 8 CPUs and 12600 MB of memory on a regular batch node.
Each kraken user is given # a /scr sub-directory, which is named the same as the user's login # name.
www.navo.hpc.mil /Resources/Hardware/kraken_about.html   (5061 words)

  
 seaworld orlando smashes records with kraken
Kraken is the tallest, fastest, wildest and only floorless coaster in Orlando.
According to legend, the seas were once inhabited by a creature – or creatures – known as kraken.
Kraken has now been unleashed – and she resides at SeaWorld Orlando, where she is protecting her young.
www.orlandofloridaguide.com /orlando/attractions/seaworld/smashes_record.htm   (925 words)

  
 Four Fat Chicks -- Eye of the Kraken Review
A kraken is a legendary sea monster said to live in Norwegian waters.
Eye of the Kraken is a closed-room mystery a la Agatha Christies's Murder on the Orient Express but instead of that majestic luxury train you are aboard the not-so-impressive Glutomax...
Eye of the Kraken is the most fun I've ever had playing an independent game, and because of that I bestow upon it the FFC Gold Star.
www.fourfatchicks.com /Reviews/Eye_of_the_Kraken/Kraken.shtml   (880 words)

  
 Commander Kraken
Bionic Leg: Commander Kraken’s left leg is bionic and house a jet engine which allows him to fly.
Kraken was behind a series of disasters that befell many international ships.
Commander Kraken was drawn into conflict with the Atlantean prince Namor, also known as the Sub-Mariner.
www.rapsheet.co.uk /RapSheetMain/Character.asp?UniqueId=726   (130 words)

  
 kraken
Norwegian and Finnish sailors lived in fear of the kraken; sometimes it was pictured as a giant cuttlefish; and at others, as an octopus.
As in many other cases, the legend of the kraken is also based on a real-life animal.
This is not the first attempt at trying to capture a kraken on film and some of the scientists involved in the have been after this for years.
www.thebalde.net /thb13/Kraken/kraken.html   (1173 words)

  
 Kraken Reports Documentation
Kraken Reports is a part of the Kraken project, an effort co-ordinated by a team of varied talents, and initiated by Leigh Finch in 2003, when he began coding what has now become Kraken Reports.
While Kraken Reports is our first software release, we hope the Kraken range will eventually include other pieces of technical software.
Kraken Reports can be run without administrator privileges, but you must have administrator privileges to install.
www.krakenreports.com /docs/0.6/index.php   (3091 words)

  
 2000 Preview - Kraken at Sea World Orlando
A good portion of Kraken will be built over water, making it a fitting home for a Sea Serpent.
In fact, Kraken is so massive that SeaWorld will proudly claim the title for having the tallest, fastest and longest roller coaster in the state of Florida.
Kraken will use some of the latest coaster technology and design techniques to offer the finest thrills a roller coaster can deliver.
www.ultimaterollercoaster.com /coasters/new00/swf_kraken   (387 words)

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