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Saturday, October 15, 2005

Swamp Deer

Common name for the barasingha (q.v.) of India and for the marsh deer (Blastocerus dichotomus), a large reddish brown deer of South American marshes.

Thursday, July 28, 2005

Itajaí

City, eastern Santa Catarina estado (“state”), southern Brazil. It lies at the mouth of the Itajaí River, at 20 feet (6 m) above sea level. Founded in the mid-19th century by German and Italian colonists, Itajaí is now the commercial centre and Atlantic port for an agricultural region drained by the Itajaí River and its tributaries. Wrapping paper and cotton textiles are the principal

Sunday, July 24, 2005

Army

Throughout history, the character and organization of armies have changed. Social and political aspects of nations at different

Thursday, July 07, 2005

Abuja

The site was chosen

Tuesday, July 05, 2005

Keski-suomi

In full  Keski-suomen Lääni,  Swedish  Mellersta Finlands Län,   lääni (province), south-central Finland. Its area encompasses much of the Päijänne and Keitele lake systems. The administrative capital is Jyväskylä. Keski-Suomi generally consists of flat farming and timber lands broken up by many lakes. Local industry is based on farming and timber products, and most of the towns serve as lumber-processing centres. The larger towns

Tuesday, June 28, 2005

Eyespot

In the green one-celled organism Euglena, the eyespot is located in the gullet, at the base of the flagellum (a whiplike locomotory

Wednesday, June 15, 2005

Puerto Real

Ancient (Latin)  Portus Gaditanus  town, Cádiz provincia, Andalusia comunidad autónoma (“autonomous community”), southern Spain. It is on the north shore of the inner arm of the Bay of Cádiz and lies 5 miles (8 km) east of Cádiz. Known to the Romans, it was probably the most ancient trading station on the Bay of Cádiz and took its modern name (meaning “royal port”) when rebuilt in 1488 by the Spanish monarchs Ferdinand and