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  West Virginia - LoveToKnow 1911
The plateau portion of West Virginia is largely covered by hardwood forests, but along the Ohio river and its principal tributaries the valuable timber has been removed and considerable areas have been wholly cleared for farming and pasture lands.
The bituminous coal of West Virginia is a particularly good coking coal, and in 1905, 1906, 1907 and 1908 West Virginia ranked second (to Pennsylvania) among the states of the Union in the amount of coke manufactured; the Flat Top district is the principal cokemaking region.
Another grievance of the West was the large expenditure for internal improvements at state expense in the East compared with the scanty proportion allotted to the West.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /West_Virginia   (5659 words)

Lying in the east of the country, it is one of the new states created in 1990 upon the reunification of the former West Germany and East Germany.
It is bounded by Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania in the north, Poland in the east, Saxony in the south, Saxony-Anhalt in the west and Lower Saxony in the northwest.
In 1320 the Brandenburg Ascanian line came to an end, and from 1323 until 1373 Brandenburg was under the control of the Wittelsbach family, better known as rulers of Bavaria.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/br/Brandenburg.html   (895 words)

 West Bank Summary
Located west and south-west of the Jordan River in the eastern part of the Palestine region in the Middle East, it is bordered by Israel to the west, north, and south, and by Jordan to the east.
The population of the West Bank is predominantly Palestinian (84%) with a significant minority of Jewish settlers.
Annexation of the West Bank and [[population transfertransfer] of part or all of the Palestinian population (a 2002 poll at the height of the Al Aqsa intifada found 46% of Israelis favoring Palestinian transfer[6]; in 2005 two polls using a different methodology put the number at approximately 30%).
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The cape at the western end of the peninsula is Ras et-Tin (Cape of Figs); the eastern cape is known as Pharos or Kait Bey.
The end of this abutted on the land at the head of the present Grand Square, where rose the "Moon Gate." All that now lies between that point and the modern Ras et-Tin quarter is built on the silt which gradually widened and obliterated this mole.
Strabo tells us that this stood in the west of the city; and recent discoveries go far to place it near "Pompey's Pillar" which, however, was an independent monument erected to commemorate Diocletian's siege of the city.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/al/Alexandria.html   (3140 words)

 Mae West Summary
West was unique in being one of the few women who performed solo in vaudeville, and even at her young age, she commanded a salary of several hundred dollars per week.
West began to decline in her later years, and was rumored to have slept in makeup in case she had to leave her home in an emergency.
West was apparently married April 11, 1911, in Milwaukee, to Frank Wallace, a fellow vaudevillian who, in 1937, showed up in Hollywood with a marriage certificate seeking a share of "their" community property.
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 Wana - LoveToKnow 1911
It lies to the west of the Mahsud country, and to the north of the Gomal river, and is inhabited by the Waziri tribe.
Lying on the border of Afghanistan, it is conveniently placed for dominating Waziristan on the north and the Gomal Pass on the south, and occupies very much the same strategic position as the Zhob valley holds in Baluchistan.
It forms the end of the chain of outposts extending from Quetta to Waziristan, and can be supported either from India by the Gomal Pass or from Quetta by the Zhob valley.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Wana   (209 words)

 Isle of Wight - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
The West Wight is predominantly rural, with dramatic coastlines dominated by the famous chalk downland ridge, running across the whole Island and ending in The Needles stacks - perhaps the most photographed aspect of the Isle of Wight.
The Isle of Wight became an island sometime after the end of the last Ice Age, when post-glacial rebound caused the land level to sink, the Solent flooding and separating the island from the mainland.
This is similar to the West Country drawl heard in south-western England, but less removed in sound from the Estuary English of the South East.
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/Isle_of_Wight   (3469 words)

 Western world   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The contrast was between Greek-speaking culture of mainland Greece the Aegean the Ionian coast and Magna Graecia in southern Italy and the surrounding non-Greek cultures of Thrace and Anatolia the Persian Empire Phoenicians and Egypt.
In the Near East or Middle East (both terms relative to Europe as in the west) the distinction between Western Europe and Eastern Europe is of less countries that western Europeans might think of part of Eastern Europe i.e.
Since the countries in the "West" were those that explored and colonized outside of the term Western became to some people associated with colonialism.
www.freeglossary.com /Western_civilization   (2258 words)

 West - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
West is one of the four cardinal directions or compass points.
West is the direction towards which the sun sets at the equinox, and therefore the direction opposite that of the Earth's rotation.
Moving continuously west is following a circle of latitude, which, except in the case of the equator, is not a great circle.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/West   (262 words)

 London - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
The East End of London is closest to the original Port of London, and tended for that reason to be the area of the city where immigrants arriving into the port would settle first.
West London includes many of the traditionally fashionable and expensive residential areas such as Notting Hill, made better known in 1999 by a film of the same name starring Hugh Grant and Julia Roberts.
Further to the west, at White City, near Shepherd's Bush, is the principal operating centre for the BBC, while in the extreme west, in the London Borough of Hillingdon, lies Heathrow Airport.
www.startsurfing.com /encyclopedia/l/o/n/London.html   (6874 words)

 West End - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
West End is the former name of West Hampstead, London, and the name can still be seen on many places in the area.
West End, Boston, Massachusetts, a former district of Boston, Massachusetts
West End, Washington, DC, neighborhood of Washington, DC West End (Richmond, Virginia), a suburban region of Richmond, Virginia
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/West_End   (318 words)

 Silk Road - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
He went as far west as the Caspian Sea and the Ukraine, reaching the territory of Parthia, where he reportedly also sent an envoy named Gan Ying to Daqin (i.e., Rome).
The heyday of the Silk Road corresponds to that of the Byzantine Empire in its west end, Sassanid Empire Period to Il Khanate Period in the Nile-Oxus section and Three Kingdoms to Yuan Dynasty in the Sinitic zone in its east end.
The disappearance of the Silk Road following the end of the Mongols was one of the main factors that stimulated the Europeans to reach the prosperous Chinese empire through another route, especially by the sea.
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/Silk_Road   (4693 words)

The London that most tourists see is the West End with all its theatres, shops and restaurants.
The tourist sites in the West End are mainly in South Kensington or the City of Westminster.
The East End is centred on the Borough of Tower Hamlets.
www.teachersparadise.com /ency/en/wikipedia/l/lo/london.html   (1494 words)

 directopedia : Directory : Sports : Cricket
One end of the pitch is designated the batting end where the batsman stands and the other is designated the bowling end where the bowler runs in to bowl.
If the batsmen score an odd number of runs, then they will have swapped ends and their roles as striker and non-striker will be reversed for the next ball, unless the most recent ball marks the end of an over.
By the end of the century, it had become an organised activity being played for high stakes and it is possible that the first professionals appeared about that time.
www.directopedia.org /directory/Sports-Cricket.shtml   (5907 words)

 Out of the shadows: a retrospect of machine translation in the eighties   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The end of a decade is a traditional, even if somewhat arbitrary, time for looking back at what has been achieved, and for looking forward to what may come in the next decade.
The value to translators was clear and at the end of the 1970s it could be safely predicted that the use of terminology databanks would grow rapidly in the next decade.
While at the end of the 1970s, Eurotra was seen as representing the best 'linguistics- based’ design, at the end of the 1980s it is seen by some as basically obsolete in conception and objective.
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 Integration and Synchronization of Input Modes
The lag between the end of the pen signal and start of speech averaged 1.4 secs, with 70% of all lags ranging between 0.0 and 2.0 sec, 88% between 0.0 and 3.0 sec, and 100% between 0.0 and 4.0 sec.
In 100% of these cases, the drawn mark that disambiguated the deictic's meaning was completed before the deictic term was spoken, with an average lag of 1.1 sec and a maximum lag of 3 sec 97% of the time.
Finally, analysis of spoken deictics and their disambiguating marks revealed that pen input preceded the deictic term 100% of the time when these signals were sequential, and 60% of the time when simultaneous.
www.cse.ogi.edu /CHCC/Publications/Papers/oviatt/Slo/Slo.html   (5805 words)

 Glasgow travel guide - Wikitravel
Located at the west end of Scotland's Central Belt on the banks of the River Clyde, Glasgow's historical importance as Scotland's main industrial centre has been challenged in recent decades by decline and change.
from the West Highlands on the A82 dual carriageway.
Located in the west end of the city, this university has served Glasgow since 1451 and is the fourth oldest in the United Kingdom, and also one of the country's most prestigious.
wikitravel.org /en/Glasgow   (7823 words)

 Evidence Based Education Science and Learning to Read
If you look at the other end of the age dimension in terms of predictability, SAT scores, the verbal portion of the SAT which carries the greatest degree of prediction in terms of college success, the verbal portion of the SAT is a reading test.
Children who are failing at reading at the end of the first grade are extremely likely to be failing at reading at the end of fourth grade.
Again, at the lower end of the dimension are ones that have profound effects on not only obvious things: quality of life dimensions, how much money one earns, or the neighborhood one lives in, but actually have effects on longevity, on how long you will live.
www.childrenofthecode.org /interviews/whitehurst.htm   (7178 words)

From the 4th century to the 15th century, the Byzantine Empire had survived eleven centuries of attacks from the north, west and east until Constantinople fell on May 29, 1453 to the Ottoman Empire.
By the end of the 16th century and until the 17th century, Greeks began to migrate back to the plains and cities, adding to the increasing urban population.
However, by the end of the games Greece was judged by the international media to have decisively proven wrong those who questioned its ability to stage the event, and immediately after the closing ceremonies many editorials in the international press actually offered apologies, admitting an overreaction.
www.mindsay.com /wiki/Greek   (4261 words)

 Earth Care Information
Christians believe Jesus to be the Son of God, who lived a life befitting that of the creator of the universe, free of sin, who at the end of his earthly life was crucified, and then on the third day, rose from the dead, and later ascended into heaven.
In the West, the Protestant Reformation profoundly conditioned the relationship between church and state, thus bringing to Christianity the idea of self-interpretation and the denouncement of visible unity.
Intellectual pressure from the Enlightenment led to a religious reaction in the North American colonies — called the Great Awakening — to which Protestant North American Christians owe much of their pattern of practice.
earth-care.info   (1946 words)

 Silk Road - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
In 97 CE Ban Chao crossed the Tian Shan and Pamir mountains with an army of 70,000 men in a campaign against the Xiongnu (i.e., Huns).
The heyday of the Silk Road corresponds to that of the Byzantine Empire in its west end, Sasanid Period to Il Khanate Period in the Nile-Oxus section and Three Kingdoms to Yuan Dynasty in the Sinitic zone in its east end.
Turkmeni marching lords seized the western end of the Silk Road - the decaying Byzantine Empire.
www.startsurfing.com /encyclopedia/s/i/l/Silk_road.html   (4541 words)

 Devon - Article from FactBug.org - the fast Wikipedia mirror site   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Devon is a county in South West England, bordering on Cornwall to the west, Dorset and Somerset to the east.
Devon was one of the first areas of England settled following the end of the last ice age.
Like its neighbouring county to the west, Cornwall, Devon is relatively disadvantaged economically (as compared to other parts of southern England) because of the decline of many traditional industries such as fishing, mining and farming.
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 Adam Smith - Uncyclopedia
They didn't seem to speak much English, but they were definitely cooler than monks in the west.
As the inventor of the gap year, Adam Smith was one of the first people to return home having "found himself" in Asia (he could have stayed at home and found himself in Scotland, he just never looked there).
However, this was the end of an era of false profits, and it was hard to convince people of this truth.
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/Adam_Smith   (819 words)

 Wikinfo | Ottawa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
New parliament buildings were completed in 1922, the centre-piece of which is a dominant gothic revival styled structure known as the peace tower which has become a common emblem of the city.
In 2001, the city of Ottawa was amalgamated with the suburbs of Nepean, Kanata, Gloucester, Rockcliffe Park, Vanier and Cumberland, and the rural townships of West Carleton, Osgoode, Rideau and Goulbourn, to become one municipality.
Images, some of which are used under the doctrine of Fair use or used with permission, may not be available.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=Ottawa   (844 words)

 The world's top greece websites   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
It is bounded on land by Bulgaria, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Albania to the north, to the east by Turkey and the waters of the Aegean Sea and to the west and south by the Ionian and Mediterranean Seas.
From the 4th century to the 15th century the Eastern Roman Empire survived eleven centuries of attacks from the west and east until Constantinople fell on May 29, 1453 to the Ottoman Empire.
The country consists of a large mainland at the southern end of the Balkans; the Peloponnesus peninsula, which is separated from the mainland by the canal of the Isthmus of Corinth; and numerous islands, including Crete, Rhodes, Euboea and the Dodecanese and Cycladic groups of the Aegean Sea.
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