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|In 1830 there were 40,000 inhabitants. Now there are less than 700. Only got electricity and telephone since 1995.|
Look to the west and note the tiny landing stip. To stop an aircraft it goes up a 45º hill and it needs to go down it to pick up enough speed to take off
San Sebastian del Oeste was one the main mining centres in the New Spain during the Colonial period. By 17...
|The Lutheran Cathedral (also Suurkirkko or St. Nicholas church) is Helsinki's most important landmark. The majestic outline of its 71m central tower illustrates the true glory of the White City of the North. The cathedral was designed by C.L. Engel in 1830||08/24/2005||301|
|Semisopochnoi, the youngest volcanic island in the western Aleutians, made of a shield volcano, a caldera, and several younger stratovolcanoes.. Known eruptions occurred in 1873 and 1987. Four unconfirmed eruptions occurred between 1772 and 1830.||10/27/2005||673|
|Situated in the pretty village of Heckington is this unique eight-sailed working mill which produces stone ground flour by wind power. Orginally built in 1830 as a five-sailer, a violent thunderstorm blew off the cap and sails and it was repaired in 1892 with the cap and eight sails from a windmill in Boston, Lincolnshire. This outstanding example of Victorian engineering was again restored in ...||02/28/2008||363|
|Named for a fur trader's Fourth of July celebration in 1830, this huge rock became one of the most famous of all Oregon Trail landmarks. The giant piece of granite is 1,900 feet long, 700 feet wide, and 128 feet high. The landmark was a favorite resting place for travelers along the trail. Called the "Great Register of the Desert", more than 5,000 names of early emigrants were carved ...||07/03/2007||1,846|
|Burnham Family Farm Market is situated on one corner of our 400-plus acre farm. Portions of the farm have been in the Burnham family since the 1830. Up until 1995, dairy farming and cash cropping were the predominant commodities of our farm. In 1994, the market land, formerly known as Ontario Orchards was added to our farm acreage and Burnham Family Farm Market was born.||11/08/2009||916|
|Southend Pier is the town's historical icon as well as being the longest pleasure pier in the world, with its glorious 1.33 miles literally putting Southend on the map as well as into the record books.|
Since it was built in 1830, the Pier has seen both jubilant and troubled times coupled with many changes as it has evolved to meet the trends of the passing decades of the 20th cen...
|On 13. November 1475 the duchy Savoy fought the Battle on the Planta against the Swiss Confederates and the Upper Valais during the War of the Burgunds.|
In the morning the main force of the Savoy (1) crossed the River Morge and defeated in a short fight (2) the vanguards of the Valais. Meanwhile a small force of the Savoy (3) moved on the left flank to Saviese, def...
|The Lincoln Park Zoo is one of the nations oldest zoos, founded in 1868 when the Lincoln Park Commissioners were given a gift of a pair of swans. They became the first occupants of the zoo. In 1874, the swans were joined by a bear cub, the first animal purchased for the zoo. The bear became quite adept at escaping from its home and could frequently be found roaming Lincoln Park at night. The fi...||12/16/2005||418|
|In the suburb of Laken/Laeken, just outside the city center, lies the royal domain with the "Chateau de Laeken", or the royal residence. Whereas the palace in Brussels is the official office of the king, the royal residence in Laken is the place where the royal family lives. It was built in 1772 by Albert von Sachsen-Teschen, the Governor of the Austrian Netherlands as his residence. After the ...||11/21/2006||385|
|Frédéric François Chopin (Polish: Fryderyk Franciszek Chopin, 1 March 1810 – 17 October 1849) was a Polish composer and virtuoso pianist. He was one of the great masters of Romantic music.|
Chopin was born in the village of Żelazowa Wola, in the Duchy of Warsaw, to a French-expatriate father and Polish mother and was regarded as a child-prodigy pianist. On 2 November 1830, at...
|The Author of "Frankenstein".|
Mary Shelley (née Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin; 30 August 1797 – 1 February 1851) was a British novelist, short story writer, dramatist, essayist, biographer, and travel writer, best known for her Gothic novel Frankenstein: or, The Modern Prometheus (1818). She also edited and promoted the works of her husband, the Romantic poet and philosopher Percy B...