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  Great Britain
Its length is 336 km and it is the deepest rive in Britain.
The longest river in Britain is the Severn.
Great Britain is separated from Belgium and Holland by the North Sea, and from Ireland by the Irish Sea.
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 Great Britain topics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Birmingham is Britain's second-largest city (in both area and population) and is the center of water, road, and rail transportation in the Midlands.
Great Britain became Austria’s chief ally, and British armies and ships fought the French in Europe, in North America, on the high seas, and in India, where the English and French East India companies competed for influence.
Britain is strewn with ruins of castles, rubble from the centuries of her existence.
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 United Kingdom: Geographical Position // Самая БОЛЬШАЯ база топиков   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Great Britain is separated from the continent by the English Channel, the narrower part of which is called the Strait of Dover.
Britain is comparatively small, but there is hardly a country, in the world where such a variety of scenery can be found.
Rivers in Great Britain are seldom frozen and generally ice-free.
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 hormone   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In a surprising scientific discovery that, according to this story, suggests pollution is feminizing animals throughout the wild, everyday concentrations of sewage effluent in rivers appear to contain estrogen-like chemicals potent enough to cause fish to be born half-male, half-female.
The fish were found in eight rivers throughout Great Britain that are considered typical in terms of pollution, so scientists suspect damage to sex hormones is so pervasive that it could be happening in many rivers around the world.
In two of the eight rivers downstream of sewage treatment plants, 100% of the male fish sampled had feminized reproductive tracts, ranging from severe to slight.
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 Great Britain
The longest rivers are the Severn and the Thames.
Britain is rich in coal, tin, oil, gas, chalk and lead.
Great Britain is a constitutional monarchy with the Queen as the head of state.
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 Great Britan
19) The main rivers of Great Britain are the Severn and the Thames.
Great Britain is also a highly developed agricultural country.
THE FLAG AND THE NATIONAL EMBLEMS OF GREAT BRITAIN The flag of the United Kingdom is often called the Union Flag, or the Union Jack.
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 Goldref.ru | ENGLISH TOPICS - ТОПИКИ ПО АНГЛИЙСКОМУ ЯЗЫКУ | "Countries - Страны" | Great ...
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northen Irelands is situated on the British Isles.
Great Britain consists of England, Scotland and Wales and doesn't include Northen Ireland.
The western coast of Great Britain is washed by the Atlantic Ocean and the Irish Sea.
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 Great Britain : In Depth : Food & Drink | Frommers.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
And fish in this land of seas, rivers, and lochs is a mainstay, from salmon to the pink-fleshed brown trout to the modest herring that's transformed into the elegant kipper (the best are the Loch Fyne kippers).
The Romans were great cockle eaters, as revealed by huge mounds of the shells found in excavating the sites occupied by the long-ago conquerors.
Britain is famous for its enormous breakfast of bacon, eggs, grilled tomato, and fried bread.
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 interline rates to Great Britain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The city lies at the confluence of the Rivers Cherwell and Thames, or "Isis", as it is locally known, giving the opportunity for boating, punting and many pleasant riverside walks.
The Great British Heritage Pass is your key to the treasures of Britain.
Wherever you go in Britain, you are within striking distance of fairy-tale castles, breathtaking stately homes and gardens, and medieval manor houses.
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 The United Kingdom // Самая БОЛЬШАЯ база топиков   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is situated on the British Isles.
Great Britain consists of England, Scotland and Wales and does not include Northern Ireland.
But in everyday speech Great Britain is used in the meaning of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
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 AllRefer.com - Severn, river, Great Britain (British And Irish Physical Geography) - Encyclopedia
Severn, river, Great Britain, British And Irish Physical Geography
Sabrina, one of the principal rivers of Great Britain, c.200 mi (320 km) long, rising on Plinlimmon Mt., W Wales, and flowing NE and E to Shrewsbury, W England, and from there SE, S, and SW : through an estuary : to the Bristol Channel.
It is connected by canal with the Thames, Mersey, Trent, and other rivers.
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 Dog and Kennel Magazine Otterhound Breed Profile
These shaggy-headed comedians were originally bred to eliminate otters from the streams and rivers of Great Britain and thus to preserve the livelihood fisherman.
Otterhounds require a great deal of exercise, not the chasing-a-ball-in-the-garden variety but a vigorous workout of several miles three or more times a week-preferably in a field or, failing that, beside a jogger, a bicycle or even behind a slow moving car.
Otter hunting was the oldest organized sport in Great Britain in which packs of scent hounds were used for hunting.
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 Don't Waste Arizona, Inc. Current Issues
In a surprising scientific discovery that suggests pollution is feminizing animals throughout the wild, everyday concentrations of sewage effluent in rivers appear to contain estrogen-like chemicals potent enough to cause fish to be born half-male, half-female.
"The rivers we studied are typical rivers in Great Britain and are not particularly known for contamination or industrial dumping," said Brunel biologist Susan Jobling, one of the authors of the fish study.
The conditions in the British rivers "are far from unusual," the scientists said.
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Great Britain is situated in the British Isles.
It is navigable as far as the capital of Great Britain — London.
From 1215 is in Great Britain a constitutional monarchy.
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 Life in UK Rivers Homepage
Several rivers in west Scotland have been proposed as Special Areas of Conservation for their outstanding populations of freshwater pearl mussel and three are included in the Life in UK rivers project.
Situated in remote areas with scattered settlements, limited industry, agriculture and forestry activities these rivers have not been as affected by habitat destruction and deterioration in water quality as those in more populated and developed areas.
To ensure that these rivers will provide good habitat and sustainable freshwater pearl mussel populations in the future, a management plan has been developed for each river, taking the needs of the freshwater pearl mussel into consideration.
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 Dreadnought
Britain and Japan were, of course, allies during this period, as during World War I. The Dreadnoughts of France, Italy, Austria, and Russia ended up playing only secondary roles in the War.
Britain had to at least plan 4 more battleships and 4 more battlecruisers to keep up, but then all three powers got together at the Washington Naval Conference to stop an apparently pointless arms race before it went too far.
Britain, Germany, and the United States were the principal participants in the Dreadnought race, with Japan close behind.
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 United Kingdom: History, Geography, Government, and Culture — FactMonster.com
; the legislative union of Great Britain and Ireland was implemented in 1801, with the adoption of the name the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland; the Anglo-Irish treaty of 1921 formalized a partition of Ireland; six northern Irish counties remained part of the United Kingdom as
In England, the great poverty and discontent caused by the war were intensified by the Black Death, a plague that reduced the population by about one-third.
Britain became the staunchest ally of the U.S. after the Sept. 11 attacks.
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 Powell's Books - Great Britain
Surveying governmental industrial policy in Britain, James Tomlinson explores the perennial concern of government to improve the efficiency and the competitiveness of British industry.
The regime which governed Britain from 1931-1940, the National government, is often regarded as monolithic, "Tory dominated," and therefore boring.
Traces the 12 centuries of the English people on the island of Britain, focusing on the perseverance of their sense of national identity and distinctive characteristics.
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 Severn, river, Great Britain — Infoplease.com
one of the principal rivers of Great Britain, c.200 mi (320 km) long, rising on Plinlimmon Mt., W Wales, and flowing NE and E to Shrewsbury, W England, and from there SE, S, and SW—through an estuary—to the Bristol Channel.
A generic geomorphological approach to archaeological interpretation and prospection in British river valleys: a guide for archaeologists......
British otters return to the river: during the 1960s, the use of organochlorine pesticides in farming devastated much of England's......
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 The Avalon Project : Treaty with Great Britain, in Regard to Limits Westward of the Rocky Mountains.
The Avalon Project : Treaty with Great Britain, in Regard to Limits Westward of the Rocky Mountains.
Treaty with Great Britain, in Regard to Limits Westward of the Rocky Mountains.
ARTICLE V. The present treaty shall be ratified by the President of the United States, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate thereof, and by her Britannic Majesty; and the ratifications shall be exchanged at London, at the expiration of six months from the date hereof, or sooner, if possible.
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 Great Britain : Regions in Brief : Wales | Frommers.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Great Britain : Regions in Brief : Wales
Cardiff & South Wales -- The capital of Wales, Cardiff, is a large seaport on the tidal estuary of the River Taff.
Its great towns and villages include Betws-y-Coed, Llandudno, and Conwy, along with such historic castles as Harlech, Caernarfon, and especially Conwy Castle, ordered built by Edward I and a masterpiece of medieval architecture.
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 Ordnance Survey of Great Britain - Search Results - MSN Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Ordnance Survey of Great Britain (OS), with its headquarters at Southampton, is the national mapping agency for Great Britain.
Southampton (city), city, southern England, near the head of Southampton Water (an inlet of the English Channel), on the Itchen and Test rivers.
In Great Britain, a National Grid is printed on most Ordnance Survey maps.
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 Great Britain Cycling Maps from Omnimap.com, world leader in map supply.
Great Britain Cycling Maps from Omnimap.com, world leader in map supply.
Pocket guidebooks by Britain's leading outdoor publisher (Cicerone) and Lonely Planet, one of the world's leading guidebook publishers.
Lancashire is a great place to cycle, and cycling is a great way to see Lancashire.
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 List of rivers of the United Kingdom - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
List of rivers of Ireland for rivers in Northern Ireland
The Severn bridges crossing near the mouth of the River Severn
Note: The River Swale and the Yorkshire Ouse combined are about 114 miles (183 km) long, and could therefore be included in 7th place after the Tay.
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 Interactive Atlas of Great Britain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Interactive Atlas of Great Britain, produced by the Ordnance Survey, Britain's national mapping agency, is an electronic atlas that provides computerized maps of England, Scotland, and Wales.
Upon opening the program you must patiently wait through an introductory "movie" that lasts several seconds until three choices appear on the Home Screen: (1) Great Britain Data, (2) Ordnance Survey Maps, and (3) European Data.
The atlas always begins with the 1:6 million scale Overview showing the entire island of Great Britain.
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 Spiny Water Flea in the Great Lakes Region
The spiny water flea (Bythotrephes cederstroemi), or "B.C.," is not an insect at all, but a tiny (less than half an inch long) crustacean with a long, sharp, barbed tail spine.
A native of Great Britain and northern Europe east to the Caspian Sea, the animal was first found in Lake Huron in 1984--probably imported in the ballast water of a trans-oceanic freighter.
Since then, populations have exploded and the animal can now be found throughout the Great Lakes and in some inland lakes.
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 United Kingdom - EnchantedLearning.com
Location: The United Kingdom (UK) of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is a country in Western Europe.
Flag: Britain's flag, sometimes called the Union Jack, is red, white and blue.
Major Rivers: The major rivers in the UK are: the Thames (which flows through London, England), the Avon.
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 Rivers of Life: Resources - Profile of World Rivers
Rivers have always been an essential part of human culture.
Rivers of LIfe has put together some profiles to help you get to know some of the greatest, most important rivers in the world.
about that river, its history, and the people that depend on it.
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The McCloud River Club is located in Shasta County, California.
Volkmann, Daniel G. Memories of a Fishing Journey to New Zealand Made in 1950 by Dean and Helen Witter, Alfred and Jane Swinnerton, Dan and Beatrice Volkmann, as narrated in letters to family and friends.
Fishing in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Adjacent Waters.
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Great Britain » Offices in Africa » Eritrea
Great Britain » Offices in Africa » Somalia
Great Britain » Offices in Africa » Tripolitania
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