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  Moro - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Moro (people), member of any of a number of Muslim tribes in the Philippines.
Moro, Aldo (1916-78), prime minister of Italy, who led the so-called opening to the left in 1963.
A native of southern Italy, Moro was a professor...
ca.encarta.msn.com /Moro.html   (82 words)

  
 THE EARTHQUAKE AND TSUNAMI OF AUGUST 17, 1976, IN THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS - The Moro Gulf Tsunami
THE EARTHQUAKE AND TSUNAMI OF AUGUST 17, 1976, IN THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS - The Moro Gulf Tsunami
The epicenter of this earthquake was in the Gulf of Moro in the Celebes Sea.
The survey of the eastern part of the Moro Gulf was extended as far north as Bolon and in the offshore islands of Sacol, Malanipa and Tictauan.
www.drgeorgepc.com /Tsunami1976Phillipines.html   (856 words)

  
 Igorot and moro National Reemergence: The Fabricated Philippine State.
Moro was a synonym for barbarism and inferiority.
All of this provoked a five-year insurrection by the Moros of Lake Lanao - from June 1936 to 1941.
The Moro Board of the office of the Governor of Lanao which provided for the settling of Moro civil and religious disputes according to Islamic law and Moro customary law was abolished.
www.cwis.org /fwj/21/imnr.html   (12004 words)

  
 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Moro,   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Moro, Aldo MORO, ALDO [Moro, Aldo], 1916-78, Italian political leader.
In 1547 he was a free master at Antwerp and by 1549 was employed as a court painter to the house of Hapsburg.
Moros MOROS [Moros] [SpanMoors], group of Muslim natives, numbering about 3.8 million, of Mindanao, the Sulu Archipelago, and Palawan in the Philippines and of Borneo, who were converted in the great missionary extension of Islam from India in the 15th and 16th cent.
www.encyclopedia.com /SearchResults.aspx?Q=Moro,   (515 words)

  
 GORP - Arkansas State Parks - Moro Bay State Park
Moro Bay State Park, located at the confluence of these water sources, offers a quiet, peaceful holiday retreat with all the modern conveniences typical of Arkansas fine state parks.
Moro Bay State Park's location in the fertile land of the Gulf Coastal Plain makes it an ideal base for exploring the vast public recreation areas of southern Arkansas.
Sportsmen use Moro Bay as a camping base while hunting on permitted areas (no hunting allowed in state parks, and firearms must be cased) for the area's bountiful white-tailed deer, wild turkey, squirrel, rabbit and waterfowl.
gorp.away.com /gorp/location/ar/parks/moro.htm   (749 words)

  
 Tsunamis: RP’s experience - Asia Finest Discussion Forum
The cities and provinces of Cotabato bore the brunt of the earthquake, while the tsunami unleashed its fury on the provinces bordering the Moro Gulf, especially the shores of Pagadian City.
The Moro Gulf earthquake is described by Phivolcs as "largest tsunamigenic earthquake to have occurred in Mindanao" in the two decades preceding 1976.
But as in Sunday’s quake, much of the death and destruction caused by the Moro Gulf quake was blamed on the tsunami that followed the main shock.
www.asiafinest.com /forum/index.php?showtopic=26171   (665 words)

  
 Filipinos Do Not Respect Their Own Country's - Asia Finest Discussion Forum
         Moro was a synonym for barbarism and inferiority.
Dalawapo no one is disrespecting or ridiculing you because you revere the Igorots and their culture in the PI, or that you choose not to adopt the hispanic culture of the PI.
Hoy, I never said that Igorots Moros and other Native Tribal People in the PI are not Filipinos too!!! I think you're the one who seems to be discrimating.
www.asiafinest.com /forum/index.php?showtopic=9874   (10490 words)

  
 Earthquake 2004: Moro, Pakistan
The 2005 projected population for Moro, Pakistan is 81,817
Based on Phivolcs’ records, Alvarado said the country had been hit by tsunamis, such as those from the Moro Gulf earthquake in 1976, which...
...southern island of Mindanao after a 7.9-magnitude quake hit the Moro Gulf in...
danger.mongabay.com /earthquake/archive/Moro.html   (237 words)

  
 Posada el Moro - ¿El Moro?
By using this symbol, Posada el Moro wishes to bring attention to this animal and to urge everyone to protect the crab and its natural habitat.
This interesting crab is known as “El Moro” due to the distinctive purple (morado) color of its shell.
The next time that you take a shower in Posada el Moro, remember that the water that you are using was, not long ago, only passing clouds on the Caribbean.
www.posadaelmoro.com /elmoro.html   (246 words)

  
 EnergyPulse Article
Gulf of California and its bays and inlets, Gulf of Campeche and Lago de Terminos, Chetumal Bay (Mexico)
Gulf of Thailand and Bight of Bangkok (Thailand)
Plants that may be grown on the surface of warm ocean at the aforementioned locations may be suitable for processing into ethanol or other fuels.
www.energypulse.net /centers/article/article_print.cfm?a_id=1252   (2146 words)

  
 GlobalPinoy, Travel - Zamboanga del Sur
Popularly known as “The Colors of Ethnic Zamboanga”, Zamboanga del Sur is surrounded by the regions of Zamboanga del Norte on the north, Moro Gulf on the south, Zamboanga Sibugay on the southwest and the provinces of Lanao del Norte, Misamis Occidental and Panguil Bay on the east.
It is also located at the northwestern part of Mindanao Island and at the southern point of the Zamboanga Peninsula.
In the past, Zamboanga was the capital of the Moro province that is composed of Cotabato, Davao, Sulu, Lanao and Zamboanga.
www.globalpinoy.com /travel/province/zamdelsur.php   (336 words)

  
 Chester T
After escorting a convoy to Naples, she sailed from New York 10 November for convoy escort duty between Leyte and Manus, to Palau, and throughout the Philippines until 20 April 1945.
The escort sailed from Hollandia 14 May to protect the landing of reinforcements of Davao Gulf, and to bombard St.
At Polloc Harbor off Moro Gulf in southern Mindanao, she became administrative control ship for amphibious forces, 20 May, and sailed to Zamboanga, 12 June, to coordinate amphibious shipping in training exercises.
www.history.navy.mil /danfs/c7/chester_t_obrien.htm   (502 words)

  
 Pirates kill 3 off Moro Gulf - Feb. 06, 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
A fourth man was wounded in the attack in the Moro Gulf off the town of Alicia late Wednesday, Colonel Fredesvindo Covarrubias said.
A group of fishermen came upon the carnage a short while later and took the survivor to hospital, the southern Philippines military spokesman told reporters.
The victims, who had been traveling to another island, were not robbed, Covarrubias said.
www.inq7.net /brk/2004/feb/06/brkoth_2-1.htm   (97 words)

  
 ABS-CBN Interactive
Golez said that in the event that an earthquake or a tsunami is detected near the Philippines' area of responsibility, disaster management agencies from nearby countries can immediately inform the NDCC or any concerned government department about it.
Four suspected members of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front were killed and a soldier was wounded in fresh fighting in Maguindanao province, an Army spokesman said on Sunday.
A two-year old boy died while eight of his relatives were rushed to hospital in what authorities suspect was a case of "red tide" in Sorsogon City, ABS-CBN Regional Network Group reported Sunday.
www.abs-cbnnews.com /storypage.aspx?StoryId=31903   (490 words)

  
 Bashaw
She stood out of Fremantle on 26 January and set course for her designated patrol area along the east coast of Hainan Island in the eastern part of the Gulf of Tonkin and off the northeastern coast of Indochina.
She deployed to the western Pacific in August 1964 after the Gulf of Tonkin incident, in which North Vietnamese torpedo boats attacked two American destroyers, Maddox (DD 731) and Turner Joy (DD 951).
She patrolled in the Gulf of Tonkin as the American involvement in Vietnam escalated.
www.history.navy.mil /danfs/b3/bashaw-i.htm   (1384 words)

  
 The Provincial Profile of Sultan Kudarat
Named after the most famous sultan of Maguindanao, Sultan Mohammed Dipatuan Kudarat, the province is situated between the provinces of Maguindanao and Cotabato, to the north and South Cotabato and Sarangani to the south.
The coast along the Moro Gulf is regular except for a few bays, such as Lebak and Tuna Point.
Mountains rise abruptly from the seacoast and shelter the Kulaman plateau.
www.geocities.com /lppsec/pp/skudarat.htm   (945 words)

  
 Escape from Mindanao specs at MSN Shopping
World Oil had experience exploring islands of the Philippines, but they had not run into the Moro Separatist who were determined to government would not allow oil production to develop in their area.
A chase through forest of valuable hardwoods, marketed by the terrorists, led to conflicts between dhows in the Moro Gulf.
They drove to Zamboanga to save Melani, daughter of a pirate, for her lover who disrupted the kidnapping.
shopping.msn.com /specs.aspx?itemId=1529955   (111 words)

  
 Moro Earthquake, 10 October 2005
Minda News, Records showed that 4.3-meter high tsunamis generated from the earthquake and aftershocks at the Moro Gulf have caused damages to properties and deaths to...
Region of Muslim Mindanao and leader of the Moro National Liberation Front...
The mission of the Pakistan Red Crescent Society as the leading non-governmental humanitarian organization, is to ameliorate the suffering of the most vulnerable people in distress without discrimination of nationality, race, religious belief, class, or political opinion.
danger.mongabay.com /earthquake/pakistan/Moro.html   (288 words)

  
 Manila Standard: The Future is Ours   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
A trench is a long narrow cut on land or depression on an ocean floor.
In November 1994, the displacement of the plates of the Manila Trench caused a major quake off Mindoro Island, triggering tsunamis while more than 30 people were killed in a series of tidal waves when a magnitude 7 earthquake occurred off the Moro Gulf in Cotabato in August 1976.
The Phivolcs official said a temblor with a magnitude of 7 and above along a trench can displace parts of the sea bed, disturb the mass of water over the ocean and generate large waves reaching 30 meters or even higher.
www.manilastandardtoday.com /?page=news03_dec29_2004   (519 words)

  
 Sacol Island: The Ideal Location for Zamboanga International Airport
A world-class golf-course could also be built within the island's airport location facing the Moro Gulf and the island's white-sandy beaches and nearby islands vista, providing international appeal to tourists and business travelers.
At its worst case scenario, the trip to and from downtown and many other busy locations along the Zamboanga Peninsula would be about 5 miles in distance at the most.
Zamboanga's proximity to the Sulu Sea, the Moro Gulf, the Basilan Straights, and the Sulu Archipelago waters straddling the Sulu Sea and the Moro Gulf, makes it the best destination place for Scuba divers everywhere who are coming into the Philippines to enjoy its very rich marine life and coral reefs.
www.zamboanga.com /news/Sacol_Island_the_ideal_location_for_ZIA.htm   (2427 words)

  
 Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary
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Etymology: Middle English goulf, from Middle French golfe, from Italian golfo, from Late Latin colpus, from Greek kolpos bosom, gulf; akin to Old English hwealf vault, Old High German walbo
4 : a wide gap gulf between generations>
www2.merriam-webster.com /cgi-bin/mwdictsn?va=gulf   (66 words)

  
 AMADEO FISHING CORPORATION (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.netlab.uky.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
About 46% of fish caught in Moro Gulf and South Sulu Sea enter the province making it one of the leading fish producers of the country.
Over 24% of the daily catch go to domestic markets such as Cebu, Manila, Cagayan de Oro, Agusan, Butuan and Davao; 28% is directly shipped to foreign markets such as Japan, USA, Canada, Middle East and Western Europe; while 30% go to processors/canneries and the rest to the local market.
General Santos has 34 commercial deep sea fishing firms operating in the fishing grounds of Sarangani Bay, Mindanao Sea, Celebes Sea, Sulu Sea and Moro Gulf.
www.amadeogroup.com.cob-web.org:8888 /articles.php?ID=20   (946 words)

  
 Zamboanga del Sur - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.netlab.uky.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
It is bounded on the north by the province of Zamboanga del Norte; on the south by the Moro Gulf; on the southwest by Zamboanga Sibugay; and on the east and northeast by Lanao del Norte, Misamis Occidental, and Panguil Bay.
Historically, Zamboanga was the capital of the Moro province, which comprised five districts: Cotabato, Davao, Sulu, Lanao, and Zamboanga.
Zamboanga City became the capital of Zamboanga province.
en.wikipedia.org.cob-web.org:8888 /wiki/Zamboanga_del_Sur   (730 words)

  
 Welcome to the City of Zamboanga : Investment Oppotunity
From 1903 to 1913, Zamboanga was the capital of the Moro Province which was the whole of Mindanao, comprising five districts, namely: Cotabato, Davao, Sulu, Lanao and Zamboanga.
The period led to the construction of our present day City Hall.
On September 15, 1911, the governing body of the Moro Province, the legislative council, passed Act.
www.zamboanga.net /Investment.htm   (458 words)

  
 Radio Australia - News - Landslide engulfs Philippine villages   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
There are no immediate reports of casualties, but thousands of residents have been displaced.
The landslides cut off parts of a highway near the town of Kapatagan, on the Moro Gulf side of the island.
Southern and central Philippines have been hit by a spate of bad weather this month, with huge waves inundating coastal areas, destroying more than 1,200 homes.
www.radioaustralia.net.au /news/stories/s1714286.htm?Philippines   (220 words)

  
 Manila Standard: The Future is Ours   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
About 45 earthquakes are known to have generated tsunamis in the Philippines sine 1856, so local governments had better be prepared.
The Aug. 17, 1976 Moro Gulf earthquake in Mindanao that killed over 3,000 people and the Nov. 15, 1994 Mindoro earthquake that killed 78 are examples of such tsunamigenic or tsunami-generating earthquakes.
Accounts of survivors clearly indicate that locally generated tsunamis had shorter lead times, unlike those originating outside the Philippines.
www.manilastandardtoday.com /?page=news02_jan20_2005   (1067 words)

  
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The Spaniards launched expeditions to subdue the area throughout the colonial era but they never gained control of the middle of the 19th century due to the Rebellion of the people in this area and the skillful use of the Maguindanao Kris.
The Kris has a double edge to double the pain, and do a dual job that single edge sword can’t do.
The Kris is the most common Moro sword found in Sulu and Mindanao.
traditionalfilipinoweapons.com /filipino.maguindanao.kris.sword.htm   (844 words)

  
 http://www.bangsamoro.com (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab1.netlab.uky.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
They fought the western invaders under the flag of the Maguindanao sultanate.
They used to ply the route connecting the Sulu sea, Moro gulf to Celebes sea, and raided the Spanish held territories along the way.
Muhammad Nasser Matli argued that the term Tausug is a slang word and originated from two words: tau (people) and ma-isug (brave).
www.bangsamoro.com.cob-web.org:8888 /bmoro/moro_tribes.php?PHPSESSID=5f95a7d871f7388ee2e22647aa69d852   (1426 words)

  
 TIME.com: "The Fates Are Angry" -- Aug. 30, 1976 -- Page 1
Centered in the Celebes Sea (see map), it sent the colossal tsunami waves toward the scenic shorelines of the Sulu Islands and the Moro Gulf coast while most residents were sleeping.
The waves wiped out a dozen fishing villages, knocked out bridges, and caused buildings to collapse in the coastal cities of Cotabato, Pagadian and Davao.
U.S.-led Gulf War Game Aims a Message at Tehran
www.time.com /time/magazine/article/0,9171,918252,00.html   (703 words)

  
 Landslides bury 10 Philippine villages, thousands evacuated - Forbes.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Boulders and loose earth rolled down the mountainside along a 10-kilometer stretch of coastal
highway between Kapatagan and Pagadian on the Moro Gulf side of the island, provincial disaster relief officials said.
The landslides cut off parts of the highway, and residents fled to a government shelter in Kapatagan, they added.
www.forbes.com /afxnewslimited/feeds/afx/2006/08/13/afx2946466.html   (391 words)

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