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  JuneauAlaska.com: Avalanche stories and Video
Thane is expected to be closed off from downtown Juneau until late afternoon at the earliest and possibly until Tuesday as state road crews work to clear natural and human-triggered avalanches.
that Thane Road was blocked by an avalanche 100 feet long and 20 feet deep, about 2 miles south of downtown.
Thane, a neighborhood of about 70 homes and 180 residents, was cut off from downtown and the rest of Juneau when an avalanche covered the road about 3 a.m.
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  Thane - City in Maharashtra State, India
Thane (formerly Thana) is a city in Maharashtra, India adjoining Mumbai and the Arabian Sea.
Thane is located to the North of Mumbai (Bombay, Maharashtra, India).
The city is divided by Thane Creek, a stream of water from the Arabian Sea.
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 AapaleThane.com----Aapale Thane
The earliest evidence of Thane appears in the works of the Greek geographer, Ptolemy, who in his writings (l35 - 150 AD) refers to a place called Chersonesus, which, according to researchers is the area around Thane creek.
They refer to Thane as Kukin Tana and speak of its fame as a pot from which ships sailed to the gulf carrying a kind of cloth called 'Tanasi' which was produced in Thane.
Thane Muncipal Council was formed in 1863 when the city had a population of 9000 souls.
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  About Thane District
Nashik and Ahmadnagar districts are to the east of Thane district, Raigad district to the south and Pune district to the south-east, Mumbai suburban district is to the south-west.
The Arnala fort in Thane district is well-known.
The Arabian Sea is to the wesxt of Thane district.
www.indianngos.com /districts/thane_about.htm   (3334 words)

  
 Thane
Thane (formerly Thana) is a city in Maharashtra, India adjoining Mumbai and the Arabian Sea.
The earlist evidence of Thane appears in the works of the Greek geographer, Ptolemy, who, in his writings (135-150 AD) refers to a place called Chersonesus, which, according to researches, is the area around Thane creek.
The Thane Muncipal Council was formed in 1863 when the city had a population of 9000.
www.teachtime.com /en/wikipedia/t/th/thane.html   (349 words)

  
 Wikipedia: Thane
Thane (formerly Thana) is a city in Maharashtra, India adjoining Mumbai and the Arabian Sea.
The earlist evidence of Thane appears in the works of the Greek geographer, Ptolemy, who, in his writings (135-150 AD) refers to a place called Chersonesus, which, according to researches, is the area around Thane creek.
The Thane Muncipal Council was formed in 1863 when the city had a population of 9000.
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 CalendarHome.com - - Calendar Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Thane (Marathi: ठाणे) (formerly Thana) is a city in Maharashtra, India, part of the Mumbai Conurbation, northeast of Mumbai at the head of the Thane Creek and is almost submerged in Mulund, a suburb of Mumbai with a mere road dividing both cities.
The earliest evidence of Thane appears in the works of the Greek geographer, Ptolemy, who, in his writings (135-150) refers to a place called Chersonesus, which, according to researches, is the area around Thane creek.
Thane has an average literacy rate of 78%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 82%, and female literacy is 73%.
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 Thane   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The name "Thane" is said to be derived from Sthan or Sthanaka, the capital of the Shilahara kings of Konkan.
The Thane Municipal Council was formed in 1863 when the city had a population of 9000.
The city is divided by Thane Creek, a stream of water from the Arabian Sea.
www.gogoglo.com /wiki/en/wikipedia/t/th/thane.html   (542 words)

  
 Thane Creek - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Thane Creek is part of the estuary of the Ulhas river in western India opening into Bombay Harbour.
The stretch of the Ulhas River that turns north towards Vasai Creek is also mistakenly referred to as Thane Creek.
Thane Creek was an important harbour in olden times, with the ports of Kopri and Kalyan served by it, though they have long been silted up.
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/Thane_Creek   (150 words)

  
 Thane, India
Thane (formerly Thana) is a city in Maharashtra, India, part of the Mumbai Conurbation, northeast of Mumbai at the head of the Thane Creek.
The earlist evidence of Thane appears in the works of the Greek geographer, Ptolemy, who, in his writings (135-150 AD) refers to a place called Chersonesus, which, according to researches, is the area around Thane creek.
The city of Thane is situated on the western banks of Thane creek with Parsik hills on the east and Yeour hills on the west.
www.creekin.net /c4260-n85-thane-india.html   (1671 words)

  
 Thaneweb.com - Thane Basics - History of Thane
The earlist evidence of Thane appears in the works of the Greek geographer, ptolemy, who, in his writings (135 - 150 AD) refers to a place called Chersonesus, which, according to researches, is the area around Thane creek.
One of them, dug up from the foundations of Thane Fort in 1787, dated 1078 AD, is apparently a land grant from Arikesara Devaraja, sovereign of the city of Tagara, wherein he address the inhabitants of a city called Sri Sthanaka.
They refer to Thane as Kukin Tana and speak of its fame as a port from which ships sailed to the gulf carrying a kind of cloth called 'Tanasi' which was produced in Thane.
www.thaneweb.com /thane_basics/history.htm   (664 words)

  
 Amit's Core Dump - Thane City
The Thane Municipal Council was formed in 1863 when the city had a population of 9000 souls.
Thane's history and various religious places established over the years indicate strongly that Thane has been a secular place where various faiths existed and flourished side by side.
Thane is one of the biggest Industrial cities of Maharashtra.
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 Thane Maharashtra, Thane City Guide, Tourist Places in Thane, West India Tours, Travelling to Thane, Essel World in ...
Thane City lies adjoining the Arabian Sea in the northwestern part of Maharashtra State.
Thane was initially a residential suburb of Mumbai, which has now grown into a large industrial complex of chemicals, engineering products, and textiles.
Evidences say that the Thane appears in the works of the Greek geographer, Ptolemy, who, in his writings (l35 - 150 AD) refers to a place called "Chersonesus", which, according to researchers is the area around Thane creek.
www.indiantravelportal.com /maharashtra/thane   (1413 words)

  
 AD 1078: Sthanaka. Today: Paradise!
The earliest evidence of Thane appears in the works of the Greek geographer Ptolemy, who, in his writings (AD 135-150) refers to a place called Chersonesus, which, according to researches, is the area around Thane creek.
One of them, dug up from the foundations of Thane Fort in 1787, dated 1078 AD, is apparently a land grant from Arikesara Devaraja, sovereign of the city of Tagara, wherein he address the inhabitants of a city called Sri Sthanaka.
Thane used to be a village-town with very few tar roads, a lot of horse carriages, a town hall, a city square and the weekly market.
www.mid-day.com /hot_property/area_focus/2005/june/112520.htm   (1145 words)

  
 Thane Travel Guide,Thane India Travel,Tourism in Thane,Travel to Thane
Thane has a long history proofs of which are the several historical buildings, including a fort and several churches.
Thane appears in the works of the Greek geographer, Ptolemy, who, in his writings (l35 - 150 AD) refers to a place called "Chersonesus", which, according to researchers is the area around Thane creek.
Thane is about 25-kms from the airport at Mumbai and 35-kms from the main down town Mumbai.
www.surfindia.com /travel/maharashtra/thane-info.html   (698 words)

  
 Coordinates: A resource on positioning, navigation and beyond
The inflow of rainwater floods in the Harbour Bay was both from north through the Thane creek and from the east through the large number of tidal inlets.
The Thane creek ever since the railways were built in 60’s of 19th century was slowly silting since the Ulhas floods were blocked at silte depth level by railway and road bridges.
A third aspect is that of Thane creek decay and any further siltation would lead to a direct impinging effect on the JNPT port to north of Elephanta.
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 Thane - World Travel Guide
Thane (also called Thana) is a city in Konkan, Maharashtra.
It is the headquarters of Thane district Its biggest claim to fame is that the first railway line laid in India was from Bombay V T to Thane station.
Thane city, for all practical purposes is a suburb of Bombay.
www.world-travel-guide.net /index.php?title=Thane   (1119 words)

  
 Thane Creek Information
Thane Creek is part of the estuary of the Ulhas river in western India opening into Bombay Harbour.
The stretch of the Ulhas River that turns north towards Vasai Creek is also mistakenly referred to as Thane Creek.
Thane Creek was an important harbour in olden times, with the ports of Kopri and Kalyan served by it, though they have long been silted up.
www.bookrags.com /Thane_Creek   (113 words)

  
 Thane travel guide - Wikitravel
Thane city, for all practical purposes is a suburb of Mumbai.
Apart from being a source of water for Thane and its larger neighbour, the lakes are also tourist attractions.
Thane is also well served by long distance trains, many of which stop at Thane station en route Mumbai.
wikitravel.org /en/Thane   (1393 words)

  
 webindia123.com-Tourism of Maharashtra-Thane
Matheran, 70 kms from Thane, is a hill station of natural beauty and pollution free environment.
Bassein or Vasai was an ancient Portuguese settlement located about 48-km to the north of Mumbai, near the Thane creek.
And places to see are the majestic Dadara Kopra Falls, Jai Vilas, the palace of the tribal kings, the Hanuman and Sunset Points and the enthralling Shirpamal, where Shivaji chose to camp on his way to Surat.
www.webindia123.com /maharashtra/tourism/thane.htm   (658 words)

  
 Thane travel guide - Wikitravel
Thane (also called Thana) is a city in Konkan, Maharashtra.
Thane city, for all practical purposes is a suburb of Mumbai.
Thane is also well served by long distance trains, many of which stop at Thane station en route Mumbai.
www.wikitravel.org /en/Thane   (1420 words)

  
 HDFC Realty - News & Views
The Housing and Urban Development Corporation (HUDCO) has envisaged plans to develop The Thane Creek City—a self-contained township, having excellent connectivity to the mainland through a rail and road network.
The proposal entails construction of a residential-cum-business city around Thane creek.
Thane Creek City will be built on the lines of a metropolis, boasting of good connectivity to the main city and being completely self-dependent in terms of infrastructure.
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 Seminar   (Site not responding. Last check: )
There was beautiful illustrative poster by Dr. Hrishikesh Samant showing the various contours of Mumbai and Thane highlighting the coastline and the mangroves of the area and also a picture poster by Dr. M.J. Kothari of Botanical Survey of India, Pune.
After the posters were seen and appreciated there was the plenary talk given by the chief guest Dr. Raddi explaining the importance of plantation in conservation of vegetation and mangroves.
Before drawing the curtains on the National Seminar ‘The Thane Declaration’ was drafted recommending efforts towards environmental awareness at the political, beaurocratic, administrative and common man’s level, apart from creating mangrove germplasm centre.
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 Andhrapradesh   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Matheran, 70 kms from Thane, is a hill station of natural beauty and pollution free environment.
Bassein or Vasai was an ancient Portuguese settlement located about 48-km to the north of Mumbai, near the Thane creek.
It is called the "Mahabaleshwar of Thane District", when compared in beauty and climate.
www.vjads.com /thane.htm   (656 words)

  
 Kalyan at AllExperts
Kalyan city is located on the lower course of the Ulhas River with access to the Arabian Sea, via its two estuaries or creeks, the Thane Creek and the Vasai Creek.
The Martyrs of Thane were canonized by Pope Leo XIII and are Saints Thomas of Tolentino, James of Padua, Peter of Siena and Demetrius of Tiflis.
It came under Portuguese sway for a brief time before being re-conquered by the Muslim allies of the Mughals, and was later conquered by the Marathas, who made it one of their strategic centers because it guarded the entrance to Bombay and the western coast of India.
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 Gardens and Lakes in Mumbai city of Maharashtra - India
It is a small suburb on the shores of the Thane creek.
At Thane the river splits into two branches which flow west and south, respectively, around Salsette Island, on which lies the metropolis of Mumbai.
Thane Creek flows south to empty into Bombay Harbour.
www.bharatheritage.in /maharashtra/mumbai_gardens_lakes.htm   (1008 words)

  
 Thane Travel,Thane India Travel,Thane Travel Guide,Destination Thane
The first train from Thane and Victoria Terminus, ran on 16 April, 1853 with 16 bogies and the ride was free.
Thane then had a well-developed fort and it also formed an important trading centre.
Thane then took to massive industrial growth making it, an important domain of trade and commerce.
www.destinationindia.com /travel_guide/maharashtra/thane.html   (2059 words)

  
 Thane city - district thane, thane city, city thane
Thane city - district thane, thane city, city thane
The city of Thane is situated on the western banks of Thane creek with Parsik hills on the east and Yeour hills on the west.
Thane is located to the North of Mumbai
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 Navi Mumbai, India
The city limits stretches from Airoli near Thane in the north, to Uran in the south.
Apart from the decades old Thane creek bridge connecting Mankhurd with Vashi, this is the only road connection between Mumbai and mainland India.
It is bound on the East side by hillocks of 50 to 200 m height and on the west side by Thane creek.
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 Thane - Thane Area - Thane Region - Thane Locality - Mumbai
There was also a corresponding growth in trade, transport and construction activities, which picked up tremendously in the 80's.Once considered as the 'ugly twin' of Mumbai, today Thane outshines Mumbai in its planning and neatness.
Even as it develops at a fast pace, Thane, formerly known as the 'City of Lakes', is still plagued with overcrowding and commuting problems.
MCP is a city based web portal that combines a variety of custom and useful content with unique services that can make you internet savvy.
www.bombay-india.net /areas/thane.html   (402 words)

  
 World Wetlands Day 2004 -- India
Research projects include mapping of vegetation of Thane creek, survey on flora and fauna of the creek, research on impact of pollution on wildlife.
And it was mainly focussed on Thane Creek- its origin, social, ecological and economic importance of the creek, wildlife found around the creek, status of mangrove ecosystem and various anthropolgical stress factors adversely affecting existence of the creek.
They were introduced to mangrove and mangrove associate sps found in Thane creek and their present status.
www.ramsar.org /wwd/4/wwd2004_rpt_india8.htm   (1926 words)

  
 QUANTIFICATION STUDIES ON THE ACCUMULATION OF NON -BIODEGRADABLE SOLID WASTE MATERIAL IN THE MANGROVES OF THANE CREEK - ...
The Thane creek of Mumbai is the biggest sink for most of the waste generated by residential and industrial complexes.
Incidentally, the Thane creek is one of the biggest natural creeks of India and is guarded by mangroves.
The Thane creek is one of the most polluted creeks of India.
ces.iisc.ernet.in /energy/water/proceed/section4/paper1/section4paper1.htm   (2205 words)

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