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  Encyclopedia: Continent
The idea of the Five Continents is still strong in Europe and Asia, and is represented by the five rings on the Olympic flag.
The other large geologic continents are Sahul and Antarctica, but there are many so-called microcontinents as well: Madagascar, the Seychelles (the northern Mascarene Plateau), New Zealand, New Caledonia, etc., which are splinters of the ancient supercontinent of Gondwana.
During the 20th century, it became accepted by geologists that continents move location on the face of the planet over the geologic timescale, a process known as continental drift, explained by the theory of plate tectonics.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Continent   (3362 words)

 A Lost Continent Under New York
Lately, according to Dr. Gates, the New York region "has been neglected by geologists." But, he added, the basement rock of the metropolitan area is actually some of the most complex in the United States.
Geologists "paid a lot of attention to the New York region at the turn of the century, especially when the city's water tunnels were being built," said Leonardo Seeber, a research scientist at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University in Palisades, N.Y. Later, the region became "unfashionable," Mr.
New York, New Jersey and Connecticut are riddled with ancient geological faults.
partners.nytimes.com /library/national/science/090199sci-geology-ny.html   (1061 words)

Though they had become domestic in Peru, and, of course, had been spread over the adjacent countries; yet, instead of multiplying in the place of the nativity, their number has diminished since the European cattle, which have succeeded wonderfully in all the southern regions of America, were transported thither.
The immense territories of the New World contained not, upon its first discovery, a greater number of inhabitants than what are to be found in one half of Europe.
All those animals which, from their nature, cannot endure cold climates, and even those which, though they could subsist, cannot produce in such climates, are confined, on two or three sides, by seas, which they are unable to traverse, and, on the other, by countries so cold, that they cannot live in them.
faculty.njcu.edu /fmoran/vol5new.htm   (2043 words)

 Index   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
This is the Continent Class, which can be used to create an continent object that can hold number of territory in it.
This is the accessor method to the continent's name, which return the name of this continent.
This is the mutator method for the continent's name, which set the name of this continent to the parameter name.
www.sinc.sunysb.edu /Stu/szhao/doc/index-all.html   (2768 words)

 Discovery: The "New World"
The Europeans immediately believed that a new continent had been "discovered" and they called it the "New World." As for Columbus, he never acknowledged or believed that the Americas were anything other than Asia&emdash;he was pretty much the only European who subscribed to this view.
First, it was not a "New World," for the inhabitants of America had known of its existence for at least twenty thousand years.
In those areas, Native Americans who were not decimated by the new European diseases or killed in the conquests died quickly as slaves to their new Spanish masters.
www.wsu.edu /~dee/REFORM/NEWWORLD.HTM   (961 words)

 New Agriculturist on-line magazine: This month 2005 - issue six
In New Agriculturist, we Focus On the causes of this catastrophic decline and the challenges for the future, including development of aquaculture.
More positively, several research reports in News describe findings that should help with disease control in cocoa, wheat, barley and rice, and a new centre for research and training in bananas will be a boost for this, the world's fourth most important food crop.
As always, there is good news to balance the dire but it is how we use our research findings that is the final test.
www.new-agri.co.uk   (797 words)

 New Continent   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
The Lost Continent HTML text of the work, from the University of Virginia Library.
Antarctica: The Continent of Wonder Examines the uniqueness of the world's coldest, driest and windiest continent -- a place where researchers from around the world work together in peace.
USA Today Women's Basketball Mid-Continent Conference -- news, standings.
www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/article-New_Continent.html   (213 words)

 Amazon.ca: The Invisible Continent: Global Strategy in the New Economy: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
By Ohmae's reckoning, the invisible continent was born in 1985.
The appearance of this new continent, some 18 years ago, was linked to the setting up of platforms, open standards tacitly shared between "new economy" pioneers and consumers, and to the growing role of arbitrage in an increased information fluidity environment to maintain prices down and quality up.
In the new continent the power is shifting from the producers to the consumers with important impact on economical and political decisions.
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/0060197536   (1668 words)

 sport.iafrica.com | golf | news Woods set to conquer new continent
PARAPARAUMU, New Zealand - Armed with the local knowledge of his Kiwi caddy, Tiger Woods will tee off on Thursday as an overwhelming favourite to add the New Zealand Open to the rapidly growing list of tournaments he has won in almost every corner of the earth.
His chances of adding Australasia to the list of continents where he has come, seen and conquered are helped by the inside knowledge of his caddy Steve Williams, who grew up playing, caddying and searching for lost balls on the Paraparaumu links.
The New Zealand number one has been involved in some memorable battles with the American in the past, notably in the last two Johnnie Walker Classics.
sport.iafrica.com /golf/news/876482.htm   (872 words)

 Class risk.WorldMap   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
- Continent (the new continent that will be added to this world) Effect: the parameter continent is added to this world.
- Continent (the continent that is meant to be removed).
Effect; the parameter continent is removed from this world.
www.sinc.sunysb.edu /Stu/szhao/WorldMap.html   (231 words)

 World of Meln: - Halflings
The new villagers were called as Hairies, because the Hairy was one of the founder family and because people in the north dressed to a fur.
Peace got broken only temporarily, when Arton named youngster insisted that he had seen that new continent and was going to travel there again even if he should have to sail alone with the ship of Titans.
Hairies started thinking would the new continent be better place to live than the old western one.
www.melnworld.com /englanniksi/halflings.php3   (1832 words)

 Natural environment - The New Zealand continent - Te Ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand
New Zealand once covered a much greater land area than it does today.
The New Zealand continental plateau, which covers some 3 million sq km (roughly 10 times the visible land area), is mostly underwater.
Around 20,000 years ago, when New Zealand was heavily glaciated, sea levels were lower and much more of the continental shelf (coloured tan in this map) was visible in the form of huge plains.
www.teara.govt.nz /NewZealandInBrief/NaturalEnvironment/2/ENZ-Resources/Standard/4/en   (123 words)

For nearly a century after Columbus, the Spaniards who had first right to baptize the continent, having been its first European occupants, persisted in calling their vast American possessions the "Western Indies." That name was justifiable in so far as the discovery occurred when they were in search of Asia.
Struck by the alleged date of 1497 for Vespucci's first trip to the new continent, he concluded that to the Florentine belonged the honour of the first discovery, and that the New World should hence be named after him.
The European nations which settled the continent of America after its discovery by Columbus, and exerted the greatest influence on the civilization of the New World, were principally five.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/01409c.htm   (8271 words)

 City of Wichita - 2004 Mid-Continent Opens New Shuttle Lot
This lot, located separate from the main parking lot, was designed to add additional capacity due to record-setting passenger travel that has created congestion at the existing parking lot.
The new lot is located just west of Mid-Continent drive and will accommodate credit card traveling passengers with a shuttle bus to and from the terminal.
This new Shuttle Lot may be an attractive alternative for passengers who use a credit card to pay for parking." The lot is totally automated for credit card use only and the customer can come and go as they please.
www.wichitagov.org /News/Announcements/2004/12-17-2004a.htm   (269 words)

 MMORPGDot@RPGDot - Bringing you the most news
A better way of opening new content to player would be something more along the lines of a vacation.
Similarly, new content pushes would be even more enjoyable if they were to provide new scenery.
Players who have played for all three years and are working on their tenth or fifteenth character at this point would undoubtedly like the same old same old to be not so old.
www.mmorpgdot.com /index.php?hsaction=10053&ID=828   (748 words)

 Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
We are planning to build a completely new continent in the Atlantic ocean as a series of floating islands in the shape of a complex spiral.
If you want to know more about the virtual state of New Atlantis or any of our other projects then go to www.new-atlantis.org, or see the other web sites we have by selecting the web sites button at the top of this and every main page.
New Atlantis has one overriding purpose to improve the quality of the life of its citizens, it is not connected with any religious, political party or other state.
www.build.new-atlantis.org   (224 words)

 New Scientist Breaking News - Asian farmers sucking the continent dry
In contrast, the $600 pumps are bringing short-term prosperity to much of the country, turning India from a land of famine to a major rice exporter in less than a generation.
Indian farmers have invested some $12 billion in the new pumps, but they constantly have to drill deeper to keep pace with falling water tables.
But the new government elected earlier this year has gone cool on the idea.
www.newscientist.com /article.ns?id=dn6321   (909 words)

 New Continent Project
Terra-forming and new advances in geo-engineering have made it possible to drastically change the face of the earth for the better.
You may make the continent wherever you wish, in whatever shape you wish, as long as you allow settlers from the other continents to settle there.
You should explain your new continent using the five themes of geography – location, place, human-environment interaction, movement, and region.
www.rickriordan.com /new_continent_project.htm   (1129 words)

 New Life in a New Land - Continent of Great Cities
Their goal is to establish a dynamic, centrally located congregation in the very heart of this national capital.
In addition, two other couples on the team have received news that the Stork is on his way with a precious package.
These two new members of the Santiago Mission Team are expected to arrive in July and August.
www.greatcities.org /pg.asp?ID=64   (234 words)

 Capt. Cook   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
Can you imagine how you would take this news, which meant they would be away from home for perhaps another year or more, and they had no way of letting their family's know.
Eventually he came to a straight that separated north from south New Zealand and then sailed south to prove that the land to the south was also an island.
Can you imagine their feelings as they stepped onto the solid ground of a continent that was only thought to exist as a ‘balance’ to the land mass of the northern hemisphere.
www.cjbooks.demon.co.uk /newpage1.htm   (3112 words)

 ocremix :: View topic - OCR01304 - *YES* FF6 'Battle on a New Continent'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
I just remember liking very much the themes from the flying continent part of FF6 and somehow I heard them recently and thought "New Continent" was screaming for a metal remix, and here it is. Actually, this is a melting pot of a number of themes from that part.
The guitar riff is inspired from the first half of "New Continent" and the lead is a somewhat transformed version of the first bars of the melody from "Catastrophe".
And most of the material from after the solo are repeated sections from earlier in the remix, with some new stuff added, especially at the end for a last nod to "Catastrophe".
www.ocremix.org /phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=49304   (1673 words)

 Malbec: Old Grape, New Continent
Today, malbec has found a new home in Argentina (and Chile, to a lesser degree) where it is slowly but surely getting the love it deserves while kicking some serious bung in the marketplace.
One of the factors contributing to the decline of malbec in the old world is its nomenclature: malbec is called by so many different names in France that its names have come to mean almost nothing there.
Malbec's new world persona is reminiscent of California merlot: strong on fruit and structure, amenable to barrel fermenting and oak aging, enough tannin to let you know you've tasted something real, but smooth and user-friendly at the same time.
www.invinoveritas.com /bestof/malbec.shtml   (850 words)

 CBN News - Is Europe the New 'Dark Continent'?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
A big deal was made of the fact that the first draft of the new European Union Constitution did not include a single mention of God.
There is a new ‘dark continent’—the land that used to be known as Christian Europe.
On the European continent it was even worse, with only 29 percent of the French saying they have hope for the future, and only 15 percent of Germans.
www.cbn.com /CBNNews/News/040301a.asp   (1320 words)

 BIGfib.com - What do you want to believe today ?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
The previously unexplored landmass will be named Africa, an ancient name apparently used by the tribal peoples living on the continent.
It will be the first entirely new landmass discovered since the days of captain cook.
The discoverer of the continent, Exxon chairman Lee R. Raymond looks set to receive the congressional medal of honour.
www.bigfib.com /issue4/head1-en.html   (295 words)

 New World - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
The New World is one of the names used for the continents of North and South America collectively, in use since the 16th century.
Conversely, a wine produced in the New World might be considered Old World in style.
Notice that while the Americas are always described as "New World", Australasia can be correctly described as either "Old World" or "New World", depending on the sphere of discourse.
www.peacelink.de /index.php?title=New_Continent&redirect=no   (275 words)

 Pravda.RU Africa: Forgotten continent presents new initiative to G8
The new initiative is described as “a strategy for development of a detailed plan of action to develop democracy and healthy economic development”.
The discovery was about the new state of the substance which was capable of producing electric power by itself, creating the magnetic charge of its own.
The news coming from Jakarta indicate a major showdown between President Abdurrahman Wahid and the lawmakers attempting to remove him from power.
english.pravda.ru /main/2001/07/24/10816.html   (2016 words)

 New Continent Article, NewContinent Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
The New World is one of the names used for the continents of North and South America and adjacent islands collectively, in use since the 16th century.
The continents were new to the Europeans, who knew the world consisting only of Europe, Asia, and Africa (the Old World).
Notice that while the Americas are always described as "New World," Australasia can be correctly described as either "OldWorld" or "New World", depending on the sphere of discourse.
www.anoca.org /world/wine/new_continent.html   (279 words)

 Lux Forums :: HELP ME PLEASE! (to make new continents with the Map Editor)
After the and before of the continent tag is where you place all the countries that go into the continent.
Now in the original one large continent you'll have to find all the countries that you want to place in the new continent tags that you created.
Then once you have placed the countries into their respective continent tags make sure you delete them out of the original one large continent tag, as duplicates will cause you quite a headache.
sillysoft.net /forums/viewtopic.php?t=1701   (963 words)

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