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  Lena River - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Lena River (Russian: Ле́на) in Siberia is the 10th longest river in the world and has the 9th largest watershed.
Rising at the height of 1640 m at its source in the Baikal Mountains south of the Central Siberian Plateau, 20 km west of Lake Baikal, the Lena flows northeast, being joined by the Kirenga and the Vitim.
The area of the Lena river basin is calculated at 490,000 km².
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Lena   (337 words)

 Denny Jackson's Lena Horne Page
When Lena was seven, her mother returned and the two traveled the state where she was enrolled in numerous schools.
If Lena Horne had never made a movie, her music career would have been enough to have left her a legend in the entertainment industry, but films were icing on the cake.
In 1943, Lena appeared in CABIN IN THE SKY, which is regarded as one of the finest performances of her career.
www.geocities.com /Hollywood/Hills/2440/horne.html   (778 words)

 In Loving Memory of My Daughter Lena
Lena's dreams were to get married when she was 23 and have her 1st baby when she was 25.
Lena's dreams are now gone, also my dreams and memories of watching my daughter get married and starting her own family.
And the car Lena was in, the driver had her 4yr old daughter in the car, but not in a car seat or buckled in.
www.geocities.com /tdybear0719/lena.html   (624 words)

 Lena Zavaroni
I wrote a letter for Lena which I was supposed to mail to Margaret and she would forward to Lena.
Lena touched many of us with her beauty and her unique singing talent, she may have left us now, but she will always remain with us in our hearts.
I'm sure Lena would like us to remember her for the beautiful person she was and not the awful illness that controlled much of her life.
www.lena-zavaroni.net /fanstributes.htm   (928 words)

Lena has her hands full being the mother of 3 children, managing a treatment facility, going to college part time and being an active member of her church.
Lena loves public speaking and hopes to use her creative writing and presentation skills in order to channel her experiences to others.
Lena, who has come from a broken family that includes a father who is an alcohol and crack addict, hopes to be able to one day help others in need.
www.cwru.edu /artsci/womn/weil/lena.htm   (674 words)

 Encyclopedia of the Arctic
The Lena is one of the longest rivers in the world, and at 4,400 km, the longest river in the Russian Federation.
The Lena river is an important waterway and navigable for almost all its length beginning with the village of Kachuga 4,125 km from its mouth.
Spring drifting of the ice in the Upper Lena begins in late April and by the end of the first ten days of June the Lena river waters are flowing to the Laptev Sea.
www.routledge-ny.com /ref/arctic/lena.html   (834 words)

The original Lena image was a photograph of a Swedish woman named Lena Sjooblom, which appeared in the November 1972 issue of Playboy Magazine.
Lena Sjooblom became Net royalty when her centerfold was scanned in by programmers at the University of Southern California to use as a test image for digital compression and transmission over Arpanet, the precursor to the Internet.
Years later, the "Lena" image (a closeup of her face and bare shoulder) is till in the industry standard for tests.
ndevilla.free.fr /lena   (1254 words)

LENA Lead Investigator Dr. Thomas E. Moore presented an operations overview along with images and analysis from the first major storm observed by IMAGE/LENA on 8 June including low energy neutral atoms from the solar wind, and from the auroral plasma fountain.
LENA observed direct evidence of the solar wind shock arrival as an increase of neutral atom flux passing through the magnetosphere from the direction of the sun.
A movie of the LENA data from a perigee pass over Antarctica on May 16 showed that LENA is recording neutral hydrogen atom emissions from the Earth's ionosphere, remotely sensing the heating and outflow of plasma from the ionosphere into the magnetosphere, known as auroral plasma fountains.
lena.gsfc.nasa.gov /News/News2000.html   (1953 words)

 Lena Filmography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Lena is mentioned as one of the fl celebrities in showbusiness, who proves to be encouragement for young Martha Reeves to pursue singing as a career in showbusiness.
After Lena finds Fred alone in her dressing room, Fred tells her a lie about his handicapped son, who loves Lena Horne because his mother used to sing "Stormy Weather" to him before his mother died, and the only person that can sing that song like his mother is Lena.
Lena appears in a stunning Helen Rose purple post-war outfit and steals the movie with her renditions of Rodgers and Hart's "The Lady is a Tramp" and "Where Or When".
www.angelfire.com /ny2/lenahorne/filmography.html   (3238 words)

paper) examine an event on April 12, 2001 in which LENA observed significant neutral atom fluxes in the direction of the high-latitude magnetosheath.
The Polar spacecraft at this time was located at lower latitudes at a close longitude and showed the entry of cusp ions at the same time as the low-latitude LENA emissions.
LENA is a collaboration led by GSFC of six different institutions:
lena.gsfc.nasa.gov   (691 words)

 American Masters . Lena Horne | PBS
At the age of sixteen she was hired as a dancer in the chorus of Harlem's famous Cotton Club.
LENA HORNE AT THE WALDORF ASTORIA, recorded in 1957, is still considered to be one of her best.
Though the conservative atmosphere of the 1950s took their toll on Horne, by the 1960s she had returned to the public eye and was again a major cultural figure.
www.pbs.org /wnet/americanmasters/database/horne_l.html   (785 words)

 CBS - The Amazing Race
Lena & Kristy are sisters who grew up in Utah.
Lena is a student and former striptease aerobics instructor.
Being a young single mother, Kristy's motivation for being on THE AMAZING RACE is to enjoy this experience to the fullest and do all the things she has never been able to do, while Lena wants to win the $1 million.
www.cbs.com /primetime/amazing_race6/teams/lena/bio.shtml   (236 words)

 Lena Zavaroni
In 1977 Lena starred in her first summer season at the Congress Theatre Eastbourne, followed in 1979 at the Spa Theatre, Bridlington (which was one of the few summer shows that year to achieve "House Full" notices outside the venue night after night!).
Lena's 1981 television series, which ran for six consecutive weeks at peak viewing time on BBC1 in the Spring, was her best ever showing how spectacularly she had bridged the gap from child performer to an exciting and glamourous adult star.
Lena was overwhelmed by the tremendous public reaction to her emotional return to television, and then went on to appear in "A Night Of A Hundred Stars" for LWT, the "Jimmy Cricket Show" for Central TV, and "Give Us A Clue" for Thames TV.
www.freewebs.com /debrajayne9/biography.htm   (655 words)

 LENA - Lesotho News Agency   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
LENA - To ensure a healthy balance between reportage of urban and rural activities.....
LENA - To perform the agenda-setting role on matters of public interest / concern..................
LENA/ PM (LENA) – One of the Defense Counsel in the case in which four men are accused of murder, Advocate Hae Phoofolo says he has instructions that his client, Lefu Ntobo never held meetings with the third prosecution witness, Khopiso Khodumo Sempe.
www.lena.gov.ls /news.htm?se_poate_un_link_spre=http://www.my-press.com   (1001 words)

 Lena Zavaroni Page in Fuller Up, The Dead Musicians Directory
Lena Zavaroni Fails to Survive Operation Pop star Lena Zavaroni who started her career in show business in the 1970s when still at school, did not recover from an operation which it was hoped would help her to overcome her long battle with anorexia nervosa.
Lena Zavaroni was born on the Isle of Bute and shot to
Lena Zavaroni-----Ma He's Making Eyes At Me. Child star Lena Zavaroni was in her second week on the chart with the first of her two top 40 hits.
elvispelvis.com /lenazavaroni.htm   (1429 words)

 Lena Zavaroni : dedicated to Lena's memory
LENA ZAVARONI will perhaps be best remembered as the talented little singer from Rothesay on the remote Scottish Isle of Bute, who for five weeks running in 1973–4, won “Opportunity Knocks” — the British TV talent show hosted by Hughey Green — with her song; “Ma, he’s making eyes at me”.
What’s often forgotten is that Lena went on to star in several series’ of her own TV shows, toured the world including America and Japan, and worked with some of the greatest entertainers of the time including Frank Sinatra, Morecambe and Wise, and Liza Minnelli.
With this tribute to Lena Zavaroni I hope to be able to give you a bit more insight into Lena’s life and work.
www.lena-zavaroni.co.uk   (281 words)

 LENA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
One evening we asked Lena to accompany us to the "Volga Kafe." It was the first time she had ever been to a restaurant.
Lena hugged first Bonnie and then me, telling each of us, "I love you." We answered her with the identical words and she climbed into the tram and rode to her flat.
Lena vowed and declared that she did not choose it as a representation of me. She said, "I want you to have some memories of me."
davidsisler.com /1993-04.htm   (704 words)

 Lena Olin Fansite : LenaOlin.net : Home of the LENA-O-METER
08.19.05 - Lena is set to begin filming the movie Devil You Know on Sept. 1st, replacing Lesley Anne Warren who was fired for her diva behavior, according to the NY Post.
Lena, Tora & Johan Hallström and Lena & Tora swarmed by photographers.
Lena is slated to attend, along with her director husband.
lenaolin.net   (615 words)

 The Rest of the Lenna Story
The Lenna (or Lena) picture is one of the most widely used standard test images used for compression algorithms.
For the curious: 'lena' or 'lenna' is a digitized Playboy centerfold, from November 1972.
(Lenna is the spelling in Playboy, Lena is the Swedish spelling of the name.) Lena Soderberg (ne Sjööblom) was last reported living in her native Sweden, happily married with three kids and a job with the state liquor monopoly.
www-2.cs.cmu.edu /~chuck/lennapg   (587 words)

 Lena Horne
Celebrated jazz singer Lena Horne began her career at the Cotton Club in Harlem when she was only 16 years old.
Lena is accompanied throughout by Jones (guitar), Benjamin Brown (bass) and Akira Tana (drums).
Lena celebrated her 80th birthday last year with a performance at Avery Fisher Hall in New York City.
www.kenyada.com /lena.htm   (2323 words)

 Online NewsHour: Lena Horne's 80th Birthday-- June 30, 1997
In the 1960's, she joined the march on Washington, and she came to Mississippi to be with Medger Evers and to speak to the NAACP on what turned out to be the night Evers was fatally shot.
LENA HORNE: Nobody fl or white who really believes in democracy can stand aside now; everybody's got to stand up and be counted.
LENA HORNE: (Singing) I'm going to love you like nobody loves you--but that ain't what I'm gonna sing--(cheers and applause)--Baby, I can't live to love you as long as I want to love you, as long as I promise you, Baby, I'm gonna love you as long as I live.
www.pbs.org /newshour/bb/entertainment/june97/horne_6-30.html   (1656 words)

 Lena - index page - Free MP3 downloads, CDs, Bio Info, Tour Dates, Lyrics and More!"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
LENA is a 19-year-old Christian/positive pop artist from Vista, California, in North San Diego County.
LENA got started by having a simple conversation in a coffee shop with the man who now writes and produces most, if not all, of her material: Clint Perry.
She thinks that the song is only as good as the emotion portrayed through it and that that emotion won't show itself in something she can't relate to.
artists.iuma.com /IUMA/Bands/Lena   (358 words)

 Books on Lena
Lena Horne's autobiography, "Lena," is a wonderful account of her life up until 1965.
Lena is sandwiched between Fay Holden and Marsha Hunt, and the story of her life and career is there for all to see.
Lena states in her autobiography that Edens discovered her at the Trocadero.
www.angelfire.com /ny2/lenahorne/books.html   (1581 words)

 Class Act: Lena Horne
Lena had to quit school and become the family breadwinner with a salary of just $25 weekly.
In 1938, Lena was given one of the leads in The Duke of Tops (Ethel), at the suggestion of an agent who had seen her at the Cotton Club.
Lena did have two more great roles in the '40s, though: the sexy, scheming Georgia Brown in Cabin in the Sky (1943) and Julie in the mini-production of "Show Boat" in Till the Clouds Roll By (1946).
www.classicmoviemusicals.com /horne.htm   (747 words)

 AfterEllen.com -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Lena and Bianca’s story was a chance for All My Children to send a positive message to society that love in all it’s forms was indeed worth fighting for.
After enduring 9 months of broken promises for a reunited Lena and Bianca, and threats of a triangle with Bianca’s best friend Maggie, fans of the couple were praying that the show would do right by them and give Lena a proper exit from the show.
Bianca finally (for the very first time) said, “I love you,” and accepted Lena’s commitment ring, and her vow to wait for Lena’s return was sealed with a tender kiss.
www.afterellen.com /TV/amc/lenasexit.html   (567 words)

 Lena River --  Britannica Concise Encyclopedia - Your gateway to all Britannica has to offer!
The river rises near the watershed between the Yenisey River basin and that of the Lena River and flows...
It rises on the eastern slopes of the Ikat Mountains near the town of Bagdarin in Buryatiya and flows in a generally northerly direction to join the Lena in a delta at the town of Vitim.
The Lena River, in eastern Siberia, is one of the longest rivers in the world.
concise.britannica.com /ebc/article?eu=395312   (908 words)

 The Devil And Sister Lena
Lena's faith in all the denominations baffled and angered the pastors of the little country church-houses.
Lena wiped the child's face with the printed skirt of her faded dress.
When the preacher stood to leave, Lena's face was bright as she promised, "We see you at church come Sunday, preacher." He scowled while Lena giggled and the child waved.
www.hanksville.org /storytellers/ALWalters/poems/DevilSisterLena.html   (1019 words)

 Whoosh! Episode Guide: Lena Kundera on ALL MY CHILDREN: 030624   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Lena says wherever it is, it’s got to have air conditioning; she was just outside and can’t believe how hot it is! As Bianca teases about how hot it is in here, Michael Cambias comes in and comments on the cozy scene.
Lena agrees that may have been the case before, but the police have him and there’s nothing he can do about it, “You’re finished!” Michael smiles agreeably as he says if that’s true, “Then so are you.” Lena pulls away, but he insists they aren’t done yet.
Lena: [as Binks rushes to stand behind her] Look, your pathetic [points finger at Michael] need for revenge is going to take whatever [holds finger and thumb *this* far apart] little soul you have left and crush it.
www.whoosh.org /epguide/amc/episodes/030624.html   (7183 words)

 EO Newsroom: New Images - Flooding on the Lena River, Russia
The Lena River is one of the longest rivers in the world.
At the mouth of the Lena River is a delta that is about 250 miles wide.
The delta is frozen tundra for about 7 months of the year, but spring transforms the region into a lush wetland for the remainder of the year.
earthobservatory.nasa.gov /Newsroom/NewImages/images.php3?img_id=4895   (284 words)

 Lena on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
LENA HAD NO FEAR OF DEATH; The child star's best friend tells how Lena wanted to find an end to the anorexia which had plagued her life.(Features)
LENA'S LAST LETTERS; 'I overdosed and was out for a day.
LENA WAS CURED; She ate first full meal in 22 years before she died says dad.(News)
www.encyclopedia.com /html/L/Lena.asp   (597 words)

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