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  List of rivers of Europe - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Rivers that flow into other rivers are in the orographic order, i.e., by the proximity of their points of confluence to the sea.
The rivers in this section are sorted east (Novaya Zemlya) to west (North Cape, Norway).
The rivers are sorted from west (Tarifa) to east (Reggio Calabria).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_rivers_of_Europe   (481 words)

 GREECE - LoveToKnow Article on GREECE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The chief rivers (none of~which is navigable) are the Salambria (Peneus) in Thessaly, the Mavropotamo (Cephisus) in Phocis, the Hellada (Spercheios) in Phthiotis, the Aspropotamo (Ac/felons) in Aetolia, and the Ruphia (Aipheus) and Vasiliko (Eurotas) in the Morea.
A frequent peculiarity of the Greek rivers is their sudden disappearance in subterranean chasms and reappearance on the surface again, such as gave rise to the fabled course of the Alpheus under the sea, and its emergence in the fountain of Arethusa in Syracuse.
Greece is a constitutional monarchy; hereditary in the ma line, or, in case of its extinction, in the female.
95.1911encyclopedia.org /G/GR/GREECE.htm   (19279 words)

 List of rivers in Greece -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
(An arm of the Mediterranean between Greece and Turkey; a main trade route for the ancient civilizations of Crete and Greece and Rome and Persia) Aegean Watershed
Glaucos/Glavkos River - (additional info and facts about Panachaicus) Panachaicus mountains to south of (A port city in western Greece in the northwestern Peloponnese on an inlet of the Ionian Sea; was a major trade center from the 5th century BC to the 3rd century BC; commercial importance revived during the Middle Ages) Patras
Eurotas River - southern (An ancient region of southern Greece in the southeastern Peloponnesus; dominated by Sparta) Laconia
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/l/li/list_of_rivers_in_greece.htm   (426 words)

 EH.Net Encyclopedia: The Economy of Ancient Greece
But although being a farmer was the social ideal, good land was scarce in Greece and it is estimated that in Athens about a quarter of the male citizens did not own land and had to take up other occupations for their livelihoods.
Although the trees of Greece were for the most part not particularly good for woodworking materials and especially not for large-scale building, the Greeks did use wood extensively and, therefore, had to import good timber from places like Macedonia, the Black Sea region, and Asia Minor.
Argues that the existence of large quantities of small-denomination coins from the earliest of coinage in ancient Greece is evidence of the economic use of coinage.
eh.net /encyclopedia/article/engen.greece   (13030 words)

 List of rivers of Europe - InfoSearchPoint.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Rivers of the Caucasus Georgia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan.
Rivers of Kazakhstan (the western portion is in Europe, thuis list includes the Asian ones).
Rivers of Turkey (the Thracian and Istanbul part are in Europe, this list includes Asian ones).
www.infosearchpoint.com /display/Rivers_of_Europe   (185 words)

 Learn more about Partial list in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
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 PART - Online Information article about PART
list of peoples; so that ethnographically they are perhaps to be assigned to the Arians.
For in the list of Median princes, to which we have already referred, are two bearing the name of Mazdaka—evidently after the god Mazda.
Arbaces is then followed by a long list of Median kings, all of them fabulous.
encyclopedia.jrank.org /PAI_PAS/PART.html   (5857 words)

 Where do you want to go birding in Greece today?
This is followed by (systematic) lists of observed birds, diurnal butterflies and dragonflies with English, Dutch and scientific species names.
The lack of major rivers or marshes (the few and small wedlands moreover being mostly dried out by the end of May) and the overgrazed dry slopes of the many hills and mountains makes that it is hard to reach 100+ bird species outside the migration periods.
This trip had two main purposes, neither of them birding: the Greece segment was to attend a professional conference in Dassia on the island of Corfu, and the vacation trip through the northern half of Germany was to visit the ancestral villages of my wife's family.
www.camacdonald.com /birding/eugreece.htm   (2433 words)

In an estimate of the situation dated 9 April, Field Marshal List expressed the opinion that, as a result of the swift advance of the mobile units, his Twelfth Army was in a favorable position for gaining access to central Greece by smashing the enemy buildup behind the Vardar River.
The northeastern part of Greece was occupied by the XXX Corps, and on 19 April the 50th Infantry Division moved to Salonika, where it was to stay throughout the remainder of the campaign.
The invasion of Greece was the first operation in which panzer divisions and motorized infantry units were employed in distinctly alpine terrain.
www.army.mil /cmh-pg/books/wwii/balkan/20_260_3.htm   (11052 words)

 Country Profile - Greece
Greece does not have the necessary resources to finance large scale programmes and has to be selective both for the nature of the projects and for their geographic distribution.
The legal framework of the Operational Programme of Greece are the National Law 1650/86 for the protection of the environment, the EC environmental regulations and directives and the obligations of Greece with respect to international environmental agreements and conventions.
Taken that Greece lacks a wide and comprehensive inspectorate system, the main aim of the action programme is to firstly define the legal framework and the technical terms of reference of such system and to thereafter provide for the required infrastructure.
www.un.org /esa/earthsummit/grec-cp.htm   (13659 words)

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 19th Century Amusements: Games & Toys
It was a game that required some exertion and rough-housing, so much so that among the 45 punishments listed by a teacher for his North Carolina school in 1848, the punishment for playing Bandy - punishment number 30 - was ten lashes.
Played on ponds, lakes, and even rivers that had frozen over, the size of the playing field (called a "sheet") was roughly 138 feet long by 14 feet wide.
While the figures themselves can range from the extremely simple to the highly complex, the beauty of this pastime is that it requires only a good length of string of seven feet in length, time which would otherwise be idle, and a measure of patience.
www.geocities.com /Heartland/Woods/3501/19th.htm   (4951 words)

 Interview: Patrick Watson of Weezer, November 1996
Sitting in an art room for wee kids in the back of a Greek Centre, one gets to stare at all the paintings and cut-out art that the children have done.
You look at the Greek alphabet and a map of Greece and the world and think about all the wonderful things they'll explore and create, their souls hopefully flourishing in a sea of freedom.
Rivers goes to school, and we could only record during his breaks.
dropd.com /issue/38/Weezer   (1034 words)

 GuruNet — Content Map
List of representations of Seattle in popular culture
List of reservoirs and dams in the United States
List of right-wing publications in the United Kingdom
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 RIVERS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Dear Land of Guyana, of Rivers and Plains
Search the RIVERS Family Message Boards at Ancestry.com (if available).
Find graves of people named RIVERS at Find-a-Grave.com (or add one that you know).
www.worldhistory.com /surname/US/R/RIVERS.htm   (89 words)

 Lesson Plans - Using Geography to Learn About History
Ask them to write sentences describing the elevation zones (e.g., where it is mountainous and where it is flat) and to list the average annual precipitation and average January and July temperatures for Athens, Iráklion (a city on the island of Crete), and Thessaloniki.
Have students conduct research on ancient Greece to see how features of the region's physical geography affected daily life, the outcome of battles, and the development of trade.
Have students incorporate what they've learned about the geography and history of ancient Greece into an essay explaining the relationship between geography and history and the ways that studying geography can be helpful in learning about a place's history.
www.nationalgeographic.com /xpeditions/lessons/17/g912/greece.html   (695 words)

 UNESCO World Heritage List
The World Heritage List was established under terms of the Convention Concerning the Protection of World Culture and Natural Heritage adopted in November, 1972 at the 17th General Conference of UNESCO.
The Convention states that a World Heritage Committee "will establish, keep up-to-date and publish" a World Heritage List of cultural and natural properties, submitted by the States and considered to be of outstanding universal value.
List of the 177 parties which have signed the convention
www.thesalmons.org /lynn/world.heritage.html   (1964 words)

 America Outdoors - association of whitewater rafting outfitters and guides providing outdoor river rafting, hiking, and ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
National River Cleanup Week traditionally occurs during the second or third week of May each year.
It was originally conceived in 1991 by America Outdoors® in response to a recognition that America's streams and rivers were in need of cleaning due to the careless disposal of trash and other debris.
Anyone interested in organizing a cleanup effort in their area is encouraged to call for a registration form from America Outdoors® at (865) 558-3595.
www.americaoutdoors.org /nrcw   (245 words)

 Our List of Rivers
Here we list the Greek rivers, with the most whitewater interest.
We post minimum information, like the put in and the take out of the suggeted parts of river, the approximate length, the general difficulty and the type of river.
Here, we present the general difficulty of the river, giving the maximum difficulty inside parenthesis.
www.webspawner.com /users/nikosm/ourlistofrivers.html   (854 words)

 Sam Rivers Sessionography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Thanks to those who've helped: a brief list posted many years ago during the documents beginnings-- subsequent credits are listed in individual session entries.
Sam Rivers is 'one of the real ones' in jazz, an article in the January 10, 1999 Orlando Sentinel on Rivers' 75th birthday celebration in New York, by Parry Gettelman.
Sam Rivers played tenor with that group; when I interviewed him about Serge and asked about that group, Sam said it was a very nice group and he was sorry there were no recordings, and mentioned that the Hi-Hat broadcast occurred but that he had no idea if it was preserved.
www.velocity.net /~bb10k/RIVERS.disc.html   (13205 words)

 exterior.ca   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
West Virginia has some of the best whitewater rafting in the world, as well as numerous lakes and rivers that offer opportunities for boating, water skiing and water tubing.
Daily raft trips on all of Maine's wild and scenic rivers.
ROGERS, Minn. -- Tom Mackie got a shopping list from his hunting buddies before he set out on the 123-mile trek from his home in the northwestern Wisconsin woods to this Minneapolis suburb.
www.exterior.ca   (263 words)

 Amazon River Cruise, Amazon Tours, Galapagos Tour, Costa Rica Tour
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International Expeditions is a founding member of The International Ecotourism Society and the International Galapagos Tour Operators Association.
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 Hotels For Sale in Greece - Available Properties - Viviun the Leader in International Property Listings
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This is a family hotel on SANTORINI ISLAND-GREECE,we sell or rent our hotel(57 hotel rooms,12 staff rooms,hotel restaurant,bar hotel,tv room,pool and pool bar area,laundry facilities,parking etc) in Messaria village that is 1.50 km from the...
It can continue working as a hotel but also could be rennovated to a commercial...
www.viviun.com /Real_Estate/Greece/Hotels   (520 words)

 10-Meter Beacons   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The remaining dashes are sent at 10Watts, 1 Watt and 0.1 Watts.
This listing is by no means complete and totally accurate.
If you know of any information that can be included into this list that is now indicated with a ?
listserv.lehigh.edu /lists/tenten-l/beacons.html   (198 words)

 only the gods are real
I tried to stick with the ones used in the book, and list a few of the most popular alternatives.
His defining feature is perhaps the necklace of skulls he wears, purportedly the leftovers of various monks who attempted to cross the River of Sand on the way to India.
This might be a reference either to the fact that Mt. Olympus is in northern Greece - albiet not all that near the Albanian border - or to the fact that what we call the Greek pantheon didn't actually arrive in what's now modern Greece until 2200-1900 BC - see http://faculty.gvsu.edu/websterm/Greekhistory&gods.htm>.
www.frowl.org /gods/gods.html   (5647 words)

 t r u t h o u t || Protest Stories
It was our understanding the organizers were expecting a much larger turnout (2000?) from the list of numberous groups who registered to participate.
The economy of St. Mary's County is tied to the base and has been booming for the last several years because of the growth of the base and the Defense Contractors that work with this facility.
And they were wonderfully generous with donations, allowing us to give $100 to a great man, George Capaccio, who is sending it directly to an Iraqi father of 8 whose wife recently died of cancer and for whom, he says, that money will really make a difference.
forum.truthout.org /blog/story/2005/3/21/9466/08728   (15308 words)

 The TEAMadara website of adventures
A group of whitewater enthousiasts, living and paddling in Greece.
Nikos of the Team says: There are not many people paddling here, so if you spot a small group playing around, catch that eddy and say hello...
River running in Mornos and Inahos in central Greece, or playboating in Alfios in Peloponessos, together with some creeking in Upper Loussios, is where you usually find us...until we end up in some cossy litlle tavern for some delicious lamb chops.
www.webspawner.com /users/nikosm   (318 words)

 The Best SCUBA Diving Destinations: Dive Sites around the World
Many opportunities to see wolf eels, giant pacific octopus, six-gill sharks, rock fish, nudibranchs, and the list goes on.
If you would like to recommend, or warn about, a particular dive or diving location we'd love to hear from you.
We're also compiling a Top Ten Dives list.
www.scubatravel.co.uk /scuba.html   (8229 words)

 BIRD WATCHING TOUR | birdwatching | Greece   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
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Highlights: Macedonia and Thrace are mountainous, well watered and thickly-vegetated regions of northern Greece, dominated by the Pindos and Rodopi mountain ranges, which have carved out deep valleys carrying rivers down to estuaries dotted along the coast.
Along their course they have formed shallow lakes, broad deltas and large lagoons, creating ideal habitat for some of Europe’s most concentrated and varied bird populations, from rare birds of prey (e.g.
www.infohub.com /TRAVEL/SIT/sit_pages/7340.html   (518 words)

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