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  Tarfaya, Morocco: Town without neighbours
Tarfaya is a weird stop on the route going to, or coming from, Laayoune, the capital of the South.
Tarfaya is found in the middle of waves coming from two sides.
Tarfaya could change in the years to come, as plans for oil development could be realized.
lexicorient.com /morocco/tarfaya.htm   (145 words)

 Film: Tarfaya   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Tarfaya is a remote coastal town on the southern border of Morocco with a derelict British fort.
Tarfaya is a rarefied microcosm at the end of the world with its own rules and laws.
The ruins of Tarfaya are a symbol for the 'lost continent' of Africa that everyone is fleeing.
www.filmfestivalrotterdam.com /en/film/22109.html   (308 words)

 pl.net business: marocco power 9/8/2000
The 200 megawatt (MW) wind farms will be built in Tangiers and Tarfaya, locatedat the northern and the southern tips of the country.
The 200 megawatt (MW) wind farms will be built in Tangiers and Tarfaya, located at the northern and the southern tips of the country.
Tarfaya is next to Western Sahara, a former Spanish colony whose ownership is in dispute between Morocco and the Polisario liberation group.
www.pl.net /6business/maroccco.html   (450 words)

 Journal of the Geological Society: Carbon-isotope stratigraphy recorded by the Cenomanian-Turonian Oceanic Anoxic ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Values of wt.% TOC were determined on organic-rich samples from the Gubbio and Tarfaya sections, and on a few, organic-lean samples from the Plenus Marls unit at Eastbourne, using techniques described by Jenkyns (1988) and Kolonic et al.
Selected powdered samples from the Tarfaya and Gubbio sections were also solvent-extracted with a mixture of dichloromethane-methanol (9:1, v/v), and the total lipid extracts were separated by column chromatography into polar and apolar fractions, and the latter into saturated and unsaturated fractions.
For the Tarfaya core samples, the polar fractions were first treated by Raney Nickel desulphurization, to release sulphur-bound hydrocarbons, followed by column separation and hydrogenation of the apolar tractions to yield phytane.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_qa3721/is_200407/ai_n9453000   (1219 words)

 LANZAROTE.COM. The Dash 2004.
The Dash finishes in Tarfaya a village 100km north of Laayoune (the closest main town and where the airport is situated).
Tarfaya, is a typical Saharan village whose inhabitants are amongst the friendliest people in the world, and all participants will be welcomed in true Saharan style.
On the morning of departure we hope to offer short sea tours on the inflatable ribs to the dignitaries and people of Tarfaya to thank them for their openness to our project and their hospitality.
www.lanzarote.com /thedash   (1102 words)

 Evasioni Culutrali
Nowadays it calls Tarfaya, and around the ancient military fortifications it has developed a few thousand inhabitants village.
In brief, the warrior aristocracy families of the past times are put under control by who fairs that the old prerogatives could stop or contrast the nationalization and integration carried out over last years.
At Tarfaya there's nothing, the two little hotels hosting travellers passing through are two hovels, with a cam bed, a jug and a blanket, the evening stresses the stifling heat, during the night the silence regains possession of the dust of vehicles.
www.cesil.com /0600/INGLESE/6soleng.htm   (441 words)

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 Geochemical Characterization of Cenomanian/Turonian Black Shales from the Tarfaya Basin (SW Morocco): Evidence for ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Organic geochemical and petrological investigations were carried out on Cenomanian/Turonian fl shales from the Tarfaya Basin (SW Morocco).
Abundant sulfurisation of the Tarfaya kerogen resulted from excess sulfate and metabolizable organic-matter over a limited availability of iron during early diagenesis.
The observed variability in the intensity of sulfurisation of OM can be attributed to sea level-driven fluctuations in the paleoenvironment during sedimentation.
aapg.confex.com /aapg/cairo2002/techprogram/paper_61104.htm   (344 words)

 Spanish Morocco - TheBestLinks.com - Ceuta, France, Melilla, Spain, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The territories of Spanish Morocco included Northern Morocco, the Tarfaya area and Sidi Ifni.
In 1956, when French Morocco became independent, Spain surrendered parts of its territories to the newly independent Morocco, but retained control of Ceuta, Melilla, Sidi Ifni and Tarfaya region.
In 1958, Spain ceded Tarfaya and in 1969, Spain ceded Sidi Ifni to Morocco.
www.thebestlinks.com /Spanish_Morocco.html   (202 words)

 PUBLICATIONS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
We propose that - as has been suggested for the Late Palaeocene thermal maximum, some 55 million years ago - the observed patterns were produced by voluminous and extremely rapid release of methane from gas hydrate contained in marine continental-margin sediments.
More than 500 m of Upper Cretaceous laminated biogenic sediments, mainly consisting of calcareous nannoplankton, dispersed biogenic silica, planktonic foraminifers and marine organic matter were deposited in the depocenter of the Tarfaya-Laayoune Basin, near the town of Tarfaya in southern Morocco, with sedimentation rates exceeding 10cm/ky during transgressive phases.
From the analysis of free and especially from bound biomarkers, it is expected to gain further clues towards the development and extension of water-column anoxia.
www.icbm.de /ctnet/research/publications.html   (3680 words)

 Flexifoil News / Press Release   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Already established as an annual event, this year’s ‘The Dash’ is taking place over the weekend of the 17th and 18th July.
The Dash provides an innovative and exciting opportunity to race to Tarfaya, Western Sahara by crossing the ocean from Lanzarote in the Canary Islands in a safe and fun way with like-minded people.
Tarfaya is a typical Saharan village whose inhabitants are amongst the friendliest people in the world.
www.flexifoil.com /news/newsitem.php?article_id=101983   (422 words)

 albawaba.com middle east news information:: “Tarfaya” to be shown in Berlin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
“Tarfaya”, the full-length film of the Moroccan director Daoud Oulad Said will be projected on March 19 in Berlin, in a film festival organized within the framework of the celebration of international francophone day, which is scheduled between March 17 and 20.
His second movie ''Le cheval de Vent" (the Horse of Wind) won an award in Hassan II Festival in Rabat.
Emarrakech reports that “Tarfaya” will be shown in Berlin film festival along with about fifteen films from different countries such as Senegal, Canada, Algeria, Tunisia, Switzerland, Lebanon, Romania, France and Luxemburg.
www.albawaba.com /en/countries/Morocco/181357   (160 words)

 The Dash 2004 - Youths United   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
were arriving on the sands of the Sahara in Tarfaya where the magic
their support craft for the remaining short journey under power to Tarfaya.
Tarfaya with a flotilla of smaller yachts trailing in its wake including the
www.youthsunited.com /dash2004.html   (1210 words)

 WSO| Anglo-Moroccan Agreement
An agreement by which England ceded Tarfaya, where Donald Mackenzie's North-West Africa Company had established a trading post in 1879.
"no one will have any claim to the lands that are between Oued Draa and Cape Boujdour, and which are called Tarfaya, and all the lands behind it, because this belongs to the territory of Morocco."
The Makhzen had become worried by Mackenzie's trading activities and asserted a claim to this part of the Sahara because of the diversion of trade from the sultanate's own ports.
www.wsahara.net /am_agr.html   (159 words)

 Magharebia.com Archive 2005-04-10
"Tarfaya" by Daoud Aoulad Syad Awarded at Parisian Film Festival
"Tarfaya" by Moroccan director Daoud Aoulad Syad won the Prix de la Francophonie at the International Film Festival of Paris-Isle of France, which took place from 28 March to 5 April.
"Tarfaya" is the third film by Syad to win an award.
www.magharebia.com /cocoon/awi/xhtml1/en_GB/date/2005-04-10   (1348 words)

 City Pages - Movies - Tarfaya
Early elements of this movie suggest a psychedelic Monte Hellman Western displaced to the dry smoke of the Moroccan sun.
But Tarfaya, about the fate of a refugee seeking transport out of her homeland via an unscrupulous driver's truck, has even more prosaic thoughts on its mind than Maria Full of Grace did.
As the put-upon lead, Touria Alaoui has the fashion-model hangdog look--existentially full of dread, a thin edge of hunger--that seems to be the current iconography.
www.citypages.com /movies/detail.asp?MID=6595   (334 words)

 An MBendi Profile: An MBendi Industry (Sector) Profile for Morocco: Oil And Gas Industry including economic overview ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Although hydrocarbon occurrences in Morocco are represented by a variety of liquid and gas accumulations ranging from dry gas in the Rharb Basin, condensate in Essaquira, light oil in Essaquira and Prerif, to heavy oil in Tarfaya, most sedimentary basins are still largely unexplored.
Exploration activities can be conducted all the year round.
In addition to oil and gas resouces, Morocco also has oil shale deposits at Timahdit and Tarfaya in the Atlas Mountains.
mbendi.co.za /cymooi.htm   (1129 words)

 Black shale pictures
The Mafatma Section is located at the Moroccan Atlantic coast in the Tarfaya Basin.
Today, the unit is of interest for oil companies exploring for hydrocarbons in offshore Morocco.
The Mafatma Section, located at the Atlantic Ocean in the Tarfaya Basin
www.blackshale.com /pics/amafat.htm   (137 words)

 Information on tourism in Morocco. Hotels World travel and tourist information.
Morocco has a part of the western Sahara.
Some of the important cities here are : Tarfaya, Laayoune, Smara and Dakhla.
The most interesting part of Tarfaya is probably the Casamar Building (house in the sea).
www.hotels-world.com /travelinfo/af/marokko/tourism.htm   (385 words)

 Cheap flights to Tarfaya by Just the Flight
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Unfortunately we are unable to offer an online searching facility for flights to Tarfaya.
www.justtheflight.co.uk /cheap-flights/TFY-tarfaya.html   (99 words)

 Tarfaya Shrew - educational resources
You can submit additional web links for the Tarfaya Shrew using the form below.
If you have suggestions, please use the form below to submit relevant links.
Contact me to correct errors, submit additional links, or make comments on the Tarfaya Shrew page.
animals.mongabay.com /iucn/T/Tarfaya_Shrew.html   (66 words)

 Current events of the section : Arts & Culture, on moroccoTimes.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The various articles are written to enable non-Moroccans to understand and acquire an appreciation of Morocco, its people and traditions.
Cinema : ‘Tarfaya' awarded first prize in Brussels' festival
The full length film “Tarfaya” of Daoud Aoulad Syad was awarded Sunday the “Grand Prix” of the 32nd International Independent Film Festival, held on Nov.1-6 in Brussels, reported MAP news agency.
www.moroccotimes.com /paper/rubrique.asp?idr=49   (552 words)

 Traveljournals.net - Egypt Locations List - Tallet el- Tarfaya to Tal`et el Hagar
Traveljournals.net - Egypt Locations List - Tallet el- Tarfaya to Tal`et el Hagar
/ Explore / Egypt / Locations / T / Tallet el- Tarfaya to Tal`et el Hagar
Locations in Egypt begining with T - Tallet el- Tarfaya to Tal`et el Hagar
www.traveljournals.net /explore/egypt/locations/t/11.html   (192 words)

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