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  Luxury Hotels Group: The Peninsula Hotels Official Site, 5 Star Luxury Hotels
The Peninsula Hotels operates eight award-winning hotels in Hong Kong, New York, Chicago, Beverly Hills, Tokyo, Bangkok, Beijing and Manila, with The Peninsula Shanghai opening in 2009.
The Peninsula Hotels unveils various promotions throughout its Asian and US Hotels.
The Peninsula means business with special summer rates.
www.peninsula.com   (122 words)

  
  peninsula - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Peninsula, strip of land largely surrounded by water and connected to a larger land mass by a narrow neck or isthmus.
Arabia, great desert peninsula in extreme southwestern Asia, bounded on the north by Jordan and Iraq, on the east by the Persian Gulf and the Gulf...
Baja California (peninsula), peninsula, northwestern Mexico, comprising the states of Baja California and Baja California Sur, lying between the...
encarta.msn.com /encnet/refpages/search.aspx?q=peninsula   (138 words)

  
  Peninsula - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A peninsula (from Latin "paene insula", almost island) is a geographical formation consisting of an extension of land from a larger body, surrounded by water on three sides.
Middle Peninsula, Virginia, on the western shore of Chesapeake Bay
Virginia Peninsula, Virginia, on the western shore of Chesapeake Bay
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Peninsula   (245 words)

  
 Virginia Peninsula - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Virginia Peninsula is a peninsula in southeast Virginia, bounded by the York River, James River, Hampton Roads and Chesapeake Bay.
The land portion of Hampton Roads is divided into two regions, the Virginia Peninsula or Peninsula on the north side, and South Hampton Roads on the south side.
Generally surrounded by water, the Virginia Peninsula The region is linked to other areas across the surrounding water barriers of the James and York Rivers, and the harbor of Hampton Roads by 2 bridge-tunnels, 2 large drawbridges, and a state-operated ferry system.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Virginia_Peninsula   (892 words)

  
 Peninsula College of Medicine & Dentistry   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Peninsula Medical School was established as a partnership between the Universities of Exeter and Plymouth and the NHS in Devon and Cornwall on 1 August 2000.
Peninsula Medical School is one of five entirely new medical schools and was one of the first to be developed in the UK for more than 30 years.
The Peninsula Postgraduate Health Institute (an exciting joint venture of the Universities of Plymouth and Exeter) and the Faculty of Health and Social Work provide taught programmes and research opportunities in medicine, health and social care working in collaboration with the NHS in Devon and Cornwall.
www.pms.ac.uk /pms   (230 words)

  
 Cotentin Peninsula Comp @ GreatArtworks.com (Great Artworks)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The whole peninsula, called in Latin the pagus Constantinus subsequently became known as the Cotentin.
Due to its comparative isolation, the peninsula is one of the remaining strongholds of the Norman language.
The painter Jean-Fran├žois Millet was born in the peninsula.
www.greatartworks.com /encyclopedia/Cotentin_Peninsula   (383 words)

  
 Tasman Peninsula Study @ NaturalResearch.org (Natural Research)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Tasman Peninsula is located east of Hobart, at the south east corner of Tasmania, Australia.
The peninsula is joined to another peninsula, the Forestier Peninsula, by an isthmus called Eaglehawk Neck, around 75 km by road from Hobart.
The Tasman Peninsula is famous for its rugged eastern coastline, and much of it is now the Tasman National Park.
www.naturalresearch.org /encyclopedia/Tasman_Peninsula   (373 words)

  
 Ireland's Dingle Peninsula -- 6,000 Years of History
Because of the peninsula's remote location, and lack of specialised agriculture, there is a remarkable preservation of over 2,000 monuments.
The Dingle Peninsula's isolated location on the edge of the known world was possibly the reason that such a concentration of Early Christian monastic sites were founded there.
No part of the peninsula escaped the ravages of the famine, and despite the coastal nature of the area, fishing was not developed enough to exploit the fish in the deeper waters off the coast.
www.dingle-peninsula.ie /history.html   (2672 words)

  
 PSD ----- Key Peninsula Middle School
Key Peninsula Middle School is a learning community where parents, staff and students come together to fulfill a common purpose: student growth in academics, the cultivation of personal strengths and talents, and the development of individual responsibilities.
Key Peninsula is a mutually supportive environment where the recognition of differences and the respect for the rights of others are paramount.
Key Peninsula is regularly used by community groups for meetings, athletic events or evening classes.
www.peninsula.wednet.edu /school/keypeninsula   (568 words)

  
 School facts: Peninsula
The mission of Peninsula School is to, "Come together to seek knowledge, develop potential, and provide opportunities that create a joy in learning." Peninsula also offers the positive learning atmosphere of a small school, which encourages relationships and feeling of belonging.
Peninsula encourages a love of reading through a balanced literacy program including small group instruction, literature, and phonemic awareness.
Peninsula's math program is Investigations, a hands-on approach emphasizing math strategies, problem-solving and real-life math situations.
www.pps.k12.or.us /schools-c/profiles/?id=180   (271 words)

  
 Park Destinations :: Peninsula
A trail leads you to the tip of the Peninsula, revealing a vista of the Lake's far shore and Duck Island, which you can observe from a rustic pavilion practically enclosed by water.
The Peninsula attracts a variety of waterfowl, including geese, cormorants and mallards that stop to feed along the shoreline.
To reach the Peninsula, enter the Park through the Vanderbilt Street/Prospect Park Southwest entrance, or the Lincoln Road/Ocean Avenue entrance and walk toward the interior of the Park.
www.prospectpark.org /dest/main.cfm?target=peni   (176 words)

  
 ISS EarthKAM: Students: Landformations: Peninsula
Peninsula: an area of land that is nearly surrounded by water
When a piece of land extrudes into a body of water and is surrounded by at least three sides, it can be termed a peninsula.
In this image, the small piece of land is connected to the main land by a narrow land bridge or isthmus.
www.earthkam.ucsd.edu /public/students/activities/landformations/peninsula2.shtml   (98 words)

  
 Peninsula: review on TheaterMania.com
The veiled reference to Manhattan is understandable, if Kent believes that's the way the city (and the country) is headed; the tongue idea is less cogent, unless it's intended to suggest that the citizens of this benighted place speak in tongues.
Of Peninsula, the author further states that "the connective tissue between language and character has been damaged.
Although Peninsula runs a mere 90 minutes without intermission, it seems to go on as long as The Ring Cycle.
www.theatermania.com /content/news.cfm/story/7470   (696 words)

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