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De Soto National Forest

De Soto National Forest

IUCN category VI (protected area with sustainable use of natural resources)

View of a pine forest in De Soto National Forest, Stone County, Mississippi

Location
Mississippi, US

Nearest city
Hattiesburg, MS

Coordinates
31°04′N 88°59′W / 31.067°N 88.983°W / 31.067; -88.983Coordinates: 31°04′N 88°59′W / 31.067°N 88.983°W / 31.067; -88.983

Area
518,587 acres (2,098.65 km2)[1]

Established
June 15, 1936

Governing body
U.S. Forest Service

Website
National Forests in Mississippi

De Soto National Forest, named for 16th-century explorer Hernando de Soto, is 518,587 acres (810 sq mi; 2,099 km2) of pine forests in southern Mississippi. It is one of the most important protected areas for the biological diversity of the Gulf Coast ecoregion of North America.[2] It is a nationally important site for protection of longleaf pine savannas, pine flatwoods, and longleaf pine forests. More than 90 percent of this ecosystem type has been lost in the United States.[3][4] The wet pine savannas support rare and endangered plant and animal species, such as the orchid Calopogon multiflorus, gopher frogs, and gopher tortoises. These habitats also have large numbers of carnivorous plants, particularly pitcher plants;[5] Buttercup Flats has an international reputation in this regard.[6]

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This National Forest also offers year-round opportunities for outdoor activities including camping, canoeing, bird-watching, photography, hunting, fishing, and more. There are two nationally significant wilderness areas within DeSoto: Black Creek Wilderness and Leaf River Wilderness. Black Creek is a popular stream for canoeing, camping, and fishing, and is Mississippi’s only designated National Wild and Scenic River. Two National Recreational Trails, the Black Creek Trail and Tuxachanie Trail, offer more than 60 miles (96.6 km) of hiking opportunities.

De Soto National Forest Ranger District Office in Wiggins, Mississippi

The forest is headquartered in Jackson, as are all six National Forests in Mississippi. The local ranger district office is in Wiggins, which is surrounded by the National Forest on three sides: north, east, and south.
De Soto National Forest is located between Hattiesburg and Gulfport, and can be easily accessed by U.S. Highway 49 and U.S. Highway 98. It lies in parts of ten counties. In descending order of land area they are Perry
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George Crosby Gilmore

George Crosby Gilmore (7 December 1860 – 15 January 1937) was an Australian politician.
He was born in Launceston. In 1893 he was elected to the Tasmanian House of Assembly as the member for George Town. He retired in 1900, but in 1903 he returned to the House as the member for Waratah. He resigned in March 1906 to run for West Hobart, but was unsuccessful. Gilmore died in Hobart in 1937.[1]
References[edit]

^ Parliament of Tasmania (2005). “Gilmore, George Crosby”. The Parliament of Tasmania from 1856. Parliament of Tasmania. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 

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Eugene Lyons

Eugene Lyons in 1940.

Eugene Lyons (July 1, 1898 – January 7, 1985) was an American journalist and writer. A fellow traveler of Communism in his younger years, Lyons became highly critical of the Soviet Union after several years there as a correspondent of United Press International. Lyons also wrote a biography of President Herbert Hoover.

Contents

1 Biography

1.1 Early years
1.2 Moscow years
1.3 Return to America
1.4 Death and legacy

2 Works
3 Footnotes
4 External links

Biography[edit]
Early years[edit]
Eugene Lyons was born July 1, 1898, to a Jewish family in the town of Uzlyany, now part of Belarus but then part of the Russian empire. His parents were Nathan Lyons and Minnie Privin. His parents emigrated to the U.S., and he grew up among the teeming tenements of the Lower East Side of New York City.
“I thought myself a ‘socialist’ almost as soon as I thought at all,” Lyons recalled in his memoirs. As a youth he attended a Socialist Sunday School on East Broadway, where he sang socialist hymns such as “The Internationale” and “The Red Flag.” He later enrolled as a member of the Young People’s Socialist League, the youth section of the Socialist Party of America (SPA).
In 1916, Lyons enrolled in the College of the City of New York before transferring to Columbia University the next year. During his school years he worked as an assistant to an English teacher in an adult education course.[1]
During World War I, Lyons was enlisted in the Students Army Training Corps, an adjunct of the United States Army. With the end of the war in November 1918, Lyons was demobilized and honorably discharged.[2] He later recalled that on the day he removed his uniform, he wrote his very first story, a piece for Elizabeth Gurley Flynn and the Workers Defense Union, which she organized on behalf of the Industrial Workers of the World.[3] Lyons worked for the Workers Defense Union for some time, composing news releases for the Socialist daily newspaper New York Call and other left wing publications. “It was a time of raids on radicals, ‘Treat-’em-rough!’ hooliganism, and mass deportations,” Lyons later recalled.[4]
Lyons then went to work as a reporter for the Erie, Pennsylvania Dispatch-Herald.[5] He also worked briefly for the New York paper Financial America and at writing copy in the publicity departments of two motion picture companies.[6]
In the fall of 1920, with revolution in the wind in Italy and dreaming of becoming the next John Reed, Lyons mad
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Kathleen Hays

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Kathleen Hays

Alma mater
Stanford University

Occupation
journalist, economist

Known for
presenter on Bloomberg media

Kathleen Hays is a university-trained economist with experience at the Federal Reserve and who is now an on-air financial reporter for Bloomberg Television. She was formerly a reporter for Investor’s Business Daily, CNBC’s Squawk Box and various CNNfn programming before joining Bloomberg.
Education[edit]
She is fluent in English and Spanish. She holds both a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in Economics from Stanford University.[1]
References[edit]

^ Bloomberg Kathleen Hays Bio. Retrieved 2010-11-22.

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Climate of Uranus

Uranus’s southern hemisphere in approximate natural colour (left) and in higher wavelengths (right), showing its faint cloud bands and atmospheric “hood” as seen by Voyager 2

The climate of Uranus is heavily influenced by both its lack of internal heat, which limits atmospheric activity, and by its extreme axial tilt, which induces intense seasonal variation. Uranus’s atmosphere is remarkably bland in comparison to the other gas giants which it otherwise closely resembles.[1][2] When Voyager 2 flew by Uranus in 1986, it observed a total of ten cloud features across the entire planet.[3][4] Later observations from the ground or by the Hubble Space Telescope made in the 1990s and the 2000s revealed bright clouds in the northern (winter) hemisphere. In 2006 a dark spot similar to the Great Dark Spot on Neptune was detected.[5]

Contents

1 Banded structure, winds and clouds

1.1 Uranus Dark Spot
1.2 Winds

2 Seasonal variation
3 Circulation models
4 References
5 External links

Banded structure, winds and clouds[edit]

Uranus in 2005. Rings, southern collar and a light cloud in the northern hemisphere are visible.

In 1986 Voyager 2 discovered that the visible southern hemisphere of Uranus can be subdivided into two regions: a bright polar cap and dark equatorial bands (see figure on the right).[6] Their boundary is located at about −45 degrees of latitude. A narrow band straddling the latitudinal range from −45 to −50 degrees is the brightest large feature on Uranus’s visible surface.[6][7] It is called a southern “collar”. The cap and collar are thought to be a dense region of methane clouds located within the pressure range of 1.3 to 2 bar.[8] Unfortunately Voyager 2 arrived during the height of Uranus’s southern summer and could not observe the northern hemisphere. However, at the end of 1990s and the beginning of the twenty-first century, when the northern polar region came into view, Hubble Space Telescope (HST) and Keck telescope initially observed neither a collar nor a polar cap in the northern hemisphere.[7] So Uranus appeared to be asymmetric: bright near the south pole and uniformly dark in the region north of the southern collar.[7] In 2007, however, when Uranus passed its equinox, the southern collar almost disappeared, whereas a faint northern collar emerged near 45 degrees of latitude.[9] The visible latitudinal structure of Uranus is different from that of Jupiter and Saturn, which demonstrate multiple narrow and co
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Heritage University

This article is about the Yakima school. For the unaccredited California institution, see American Heritage University of Southern California.

Heritage University

Type
Private 4-year

Established
1907

President
Dr. John Bassett

Academic staff

190

Administrative staff

147

Undergraduates
862[1]

Postgraduates
476[1]

Location
Toppenish, Washington, United States

Campus
Rural: 23 acres

Website
www.heritage.edu

Heritage University (formerly named Holy Names College and Fort Wright College) is a higher education institution located in Toppenish, Washington, on the Yakama Indian Reservation. It offers associate’s, bachelor’s, and master’s degrees in a number of academic disciplines, including:

English
business administration
mathematics
computer science
chemistry
biology
social work
education

Contents

1 History
2 Cooperative agreements
3 References
4 External links

History[edit]
Founded in 1907 by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary as Holy Names College in Spokane, Washington, the institution subsequently changed its name to Fort Wright College. In 1982, Fort Wright College moved its administration to Toppenish and was renamed Heritage College, which operated there and in Omak, while maintaining the Spokane campus. Five years later, the Spokane campus was closed.
A fire which started on July 8, 2012 destroyed the university’s oldest building, Petrie Hall.[2]
Cooperative agreements[edit]
Heritage University offers upper-division classes at three Washington community college campuses to allow students to work toward a four-year degree from Heritage. This cooperative program began in 1993 to allow holders of associate degrees from Big Bend Community College in Moses Lake to apply their credits toward a Heritage bachelor’s degree. Similar cooperative arrangements were established with Columbia Basin Community College in Pasco and Highline Community College in Seattle in 2003 and 2006, respectively.[3]
References[edit]

^ a b “University Facts”. Heritage University. Archived from the original on 2007-06-30. Retrieved 2007-09-09. 
^ Courtney, Ross (July 9, 2012). “Heritage University fire damage estimate at $2.8 million”. Yakima Herald-Republic. Retrieved July 10, 2012. [dead link]
^ “The Heritage Story”. Heritage University. Retrieved August 28, 2013. 

Heritage University: Bringing elite education to the most disadvantaged


External links[edit]

Official website

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Gori Teri Aankhen…

Gori Teri Aankhen…

Studio album by Lucky Ali

Released
2001

Genre
World, Folk

Length
40:15

Label
Zee Records

Lucky Ali chronology

Aks
(2001)
Gori Teri Aankhen…
(2001)
Kabhi Aisa Lagta Hai
(2004)

Gori Teri Aankhen… is a studio album by Lucky Ali. The music of the album was composed by Lucky Ali. The album featured various artists. Lucky featured in 3 out of 8 songs of the album.[1]
Track listing[edit]
The album consists of eight songs:

Gori Teri Aankhen…
Duniya Choomegi Tere Kadam
Chali Chali Man Chali
Aaye Jabse Woh Meri Zindagi Mein
Dekho Yeh Jo Meri Hai Ada
Kuch Aisa Ho Woh Meri Zindagi
Aji Zara Baat Samjho Na
Dum Dum Diga Diga

See also[edit]

Lucky Ali discography

References[edit]

^ http://www.bluebeat.com/albums/41058/Gori-Teri-Aankhen…

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Lucky Ali

Studio albums

Sunoh
Sifar
Aks
Kabhi Aisa Lagta Hai
Xsuie
Raasta Man

Compilations

Get Lucky: Lucky Ali Greatest Hits
The Best of Lucky Ali
Lucky Ali: His Greatest Hits
I Love Lucky Ali
Bekarar
Lucky Ali: A Journey Through Music

Singles

Anjaani Raahon Mein
Gori Teri Aankhen…
Duniya Choomegi Tere Kadam
Chali Chali Man Chali
Hey Goodbye Nanba
Ek Pal Ka Jeena Recreated
Hum Mein Raftaar, Jeetein Baar Baar (Theme song of Indian Grand Prix)

Awards

Filmfare Award for Best Male Playback Singer (2001)
Screen Award for Best Male Playback (2001)
Zee Cine Award for Best Playback Singer – Male (2001)
IIFA Award for Best Male Playback (2001)

Labels

Sony Music
T-Series Music
Universal Music
Zee Records
Crescendo Music
Lucky Ali Entertainment

Filmography

Chhote Nawab
Kunwara Baap
Yehi Hai Zindagi
Ginny Aur Johnny
Kitaab
Hamare Tumhare
Trikaal
Sur-The Melody of Life
Kaante
Love at Times Square
Kasak
Good Luck
Runway
Rock Shock

Soundtrack

Dushman Duniya Ka
Bhopal Express
Kaho Naa… Pyaar Hai
Kaante
Boys
Chupke Se
Sye
Aayutha Ezhuthu
Anand
Yuva
The Film
Vellitherai
Kaalai
Bachna Ae Haseeno
Road, Movie
Paathshaala
Anjaana Anjaani
Dev S/O Mudde Gowda
Good Luck!
Velli Thirai
Kasak
Love at Times Square
Sur-The Melody of Life
Priyamaanavale
Ek Baap Chhe Bete

Television

Bharat Ek Khoj
Zara Hatke

Tours

Road Show Tour
Seher:Lucky Ali Concert

Other Albums

Gori Teri Aankhen…
Karaoke: Sing Along

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Lando (horse)

Lando

Sire
Acatenango

Grandsire
Surumu

Dam
Laurea

Damsire
Sharpman

Sex
Stallion

Foaled
23 January, 1990[1]

Country
Germany

Colour
Bay

Breeder
Gestut Hof Ittlingen

Owner
Gestut Haus Ittlingen

Trainer
Heinz Jentzsch

Record
23: 10-2-1

Earnings
€2,892,802

Major wins

Preis des Winterfavoriten (1992)
Deutsches Derby (1993)
Grosser Preis von Baden (1993, 1994)
Hansa Preis (1994)
Gran Premio del Jockey Club (1994)
Gran Premio di Milano (1995)
Preis der Privatbankiers Merck, Finck & Co (1995)
Japan Cup (1995)

Awards

German Horse of the Year (1994, 1995)
Timeform rating 125 (1993), 123 (1994), 128 (1995)[2]

Lando (23 January 1990 – 20 August 2013) was a German Thoroughbred racehorse and sire. He was twice named German Horse of the Year and set an earnings record for a horse trained in Germany. He was one of the best juveniles in Germany in 1990, winning the Preis des Winterfavoriten and went on to greater success in 1993 when he won the Deutsches Derby and the Grosser Preis von Baden. He continued to improve as a four-year-old, winning the Hansa Preis and a second Grosser Preis von Baden in Germany as well as the Gran Premio del Jockey Club in Italy. He had his best year in 1995 when he won the Gran Premio di Milano and the Preis der Privatbankiers Merck, Finck & Co before ending his career with a victory in the Japan Cup. In all, he won 10 of his 23 races, having competed in five different countries on three continents. After his retirement from racing he became a successful breeding stallion. He died in 2013 at the age of 23.

Contents

1 Background
2 Racing career

2.1 1992: two-year-old season
2.2 1993: three-year-old season
2.3 1994: four-year-old season
2.4 1995: five-year-old season

3 Stud record
4 Pedigree
5 References

Background[edit]
Lando was a “powerfully-built”[2] bay horse standing 16.1 hands high bred in Germany by Gestut Hof Ittlingen. He was sired by Acatenango, a three-time German Horse of the Year whose other progeny include the Prix du Jockey Club winner Blue Canari and the Hong Kong Vase winner Borgia.[3] His dam Laurea produced several other winners including the 1994 Deutsches Derby winner Laroche,[4] and was a daughter of the German 1,000 Guineas winner Licata.[5]
During his racing career, Lando carried the colours of Gestut Haus Ittlingen and was trained by Heinz Jentzsch.
Racing career[edit]
1992: two-year-old season[edit]
Lando began his racing career by finishing second in a maiden
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Hall Nunatak

Not to be confused with Hall Nunataks.
Hall Nunatak (78°59′S 87°24′W / 78.983°S 87.400°W / -78.983; -87.400Coordinates: 78°59′S 87°24′W / 78.983°S 87.400°W / -78.983; -87.400) is a small nunatak about 2 nautical miles (4 km) southeastward of Thomas Nunatak, situated along the ice escarpment at the head of Minnesota Glacier, in the Ellsworth Mountains of Antarctica. It was named by the University of Minnesota Geological Party to these mountains (1963–64) for George S. Hall, a helicopter crew chief with the US Army 62nd Transportation Corps Detachment, who assisted the party.[1]
References[edit]

^ “Hall Nunatak”. Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2012-05-16. 

 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document “Hall Nunatak” (content from the Geographic Names Information System).

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Wireless telegraphy

A US Army Signal Corps radio operator in 1943 in New Guinea transmitting by radiotelegraphy

Guglielmo Marconi, the father of wireless telegraphy, in 1901, with one of his first wireless transmitters (right) and receivers (left)

A radio operator receiving a wireless telegraphy message using a radio wave based Marconi magnetic detector c.1903

Wireless telegraphy is the transmission of electric telegraphy signals without wires (wirelessly). It is now used as a historical term for early radio telegraphy systems which communicated with radio waves, although when the term originated in the late 19th century it was also used for a variety of other experimental techniques for communicating telegraphically without wires, such as photoelectric and induction telegraphy.[1][2]
Wireless telegraphy came to mean Morse code transmitted by radio waves (electromagnetic waves), initially called “Hertzian waves”, discovered by Heinrich Hertz in 1886. The first practical wireless telegraphy transmitters and receivers were developed by Guglielmo Marconi beginning in 1895. By 1910 communication by Hertzian waves was universally referred to as “radio”,[3] and the term wireless telegraphy has been largely replaced by the more modern term “radiotelegraphy”. The transmission of speech (radiotelephony) began to displace wireless telegraphy by the 1920s for many applications, making possible radio broadcasting. Wireless telegraphy continued to be used for private point-to-point business, governmental, and military communication, such as telegrams and diplomatic communications, and evolved into radioteletype networks. Continuous wave (CW) radiotelegraphy is regulated by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) as emission type A1A.
Today, due to more modern text transmission methods, Morse code radiotelegraphy for commercial use has become obsolete. On shipboard the computer and satellite linked GMDSS system has largely replaced Morse as a means of communication. Telegraphy is taught on a very limited basis by the military.[4] A CW coastal station, KSM, still exists in California, run primarily as a museum by volunteers,[5] and occasional contacts with ships are made. Radio beacons, particularly in the aviation service, but also as “placeholders” for commercial ship-to-shore systems, also transmit Morse but at very slow speeds.
The US Federal Communications Commission does still issue a lifetime commercial Radiotelegraph Operator License. This requires passing
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