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Allegheny Front

The Allegheny Front is the major southeast- or east-facing escarpment in the Allegheny Mountains in southern Pennsylvania, western Maryland, eastern West Virginia, USA. The Allegheny Front forms the boundary between the Ridge-and-Valley Appalachians to its east and the Appalachian Plateau to its west; the Front is associated with the Appalachian Mountains' Eastern Continental Divide, which in this area divides the waters of the Ohio/Mississippi river system, flowing to the Gulf of Mexico, from rivers flowing into Chesapeake Bay and from there into the Atlantic Ocean. However, the Front and the Divide do not always coincide; the Allegheny Front is one of the windiest spots east of the Mississippi, leading to the recent establishment of wind farming there. The Allegheny Front forms part of the Appalachian Structural Front, separating the Appalachian Plateau from the Appalachians' Ridge and Valley Province; the various other escarpments along this structural feature include the Catskill Escarpment to the northeast and the Cumberland Escarpment to the southwest.

The Allegheny Front itself extends for about 180 miles southwesterly from south-central Pennsylvania through western Maryland divides the eastern panhandle of West Virginia from the rest of that state. The name "Allegheny Front" is applied to the escarpment throughout much of its extent, although it is little used in Maryland; the highest part of the crest of the Allegheny Front is its southernmost high point, Mount Porte Crayon at 4,770 feet, on the Pendleton/Randolph county line in West Virginia. Its lowest point, 790 feet, is along the North Branch of the Potomac River near Keyser, West Virginia. Other high points along the Front include the Dolly Sods area in West Virginia, a broad, rocky plateau at an elevation of about 4,000 feet. Local segments of the Eastern Continental Divide pass within a few miles of the Allegheny Front, in many places coincide with it. A number of eastward-flowing creeks and rivers have their headwaters incised into Allegheny Front, displacing the Divide westward from the Front, including the North Branch of the Potomac River west of Cumberland, which originates well into the Appalachian Plateau at the Fairfax Stone, just south of Maryland's southwestern tip.

No waterway crosses the Front from east to west. The Allegheny Front begins in central Pennsylvania just northwest of the town of Lock Haven and extends southwest paralleling, Bald Eagle Mountain, Brush Mountain to its east; the Front continues to a point a little north of the Pennsylvania/Maryland boundary where it is offset about 10 miles to the east as it changes from the bold escarpment that characterized it west of Altoona to its more gentle rise in Maryland. Across the Mason–Dixon line in Maryland, the Front becomes Dans Mountain, west of Cumberland, which reaches 2,895 feet in elevation at Dan's Rock. Along Maryland's southern border, the North Branch of the Potomac River cuts down through the Front at 790 feet just west of Keyser, West Virginia. South of the Potomac, in West Virginia, the Front continues through the Mount Storm area passes along the eastern edge of Dolly Sods, a wide plateau of Pottsville conglomerate bedrock at about 4,000 feet elevation. From the Sods, the front continues southward as an steep escarpment west of the North Fork of the South Branch of the Potomac River, with the Roaring Plains continuing the high plateaus of the Dolly Sods area along the escarpment's crest.

The Allegheny Front's southern end is Mount Porte Crayon, after which the land drops steeply to Seneca Creek, west of Seneca Rocks. South of Mount Porte Crayon and Seneca Creek, the Appalachian Structural Front is less unified. Pottsville-capped Spruce Mountain and east of Seneca Creek, continues the Allegheny Front's geology southward. Steep escarpments sharing much of the same geologic structure are present nearby along the eastern slopes of Allegheny Mountain and Back Allegheny Mountain, but these mountains lack the Pottsville caps characteristic of the Allegheny Front. Allegheny Mountain's long, nearly level crest is about 4,000 to 4,200 feet in elevation, with Paddy Knob reaching 4,477 feet. High points on Back Allegheny Mountain and adjacent Shavers Mountain include Gaudineer Knob and Bald Knob. Most of the Allegheny Front is capped by a nearly horizontal, erosion-resistant stratum of white Pottsville conglomerate, sometimes where flat with younger Carboniferous strata on top; the silica-cemented gravel-containing Pottsville rock formed as part of a vast delta in the Pennsylvanian geologic period.

The region was uplifted and folded during the Alleghenian Or

Giovanni Antonio Sanna

Giovanni Antonio Sanna was an Italian entrepreneur and politician. Giovanni Antonio Sanna was son of Giuseppe Sanna, a lawyer, Maria Ignazia Sanna, he migrated in Marseille, where he became a merchant. He married a Spanish woman, with whom he had four daughters. In 1860 he became the owner of the Turinese newspaper "Il Diritto", he founded the "Banca Agricola Sarda" in 1871. He was elected deputy of parliament of the Italian Kingdom for three legislatures, from 1857 to 1865, he became the owner of the Montevecchio Mine, localised in the South West of Sardinia,the main mining site in Italy. He started modern industrial mining activity in the area Knight of the Order of Saints Maurice and Lazarus - 1866 P. Fadda, L´Uomo di Montevecchio, Carlo Delfino Editore, Sassari, 2010. IV, pp. 36–37, nn. 15865-15870. Sanna, Giovanni Antonio Sanna nella vita pubblica e privata, Roma, 1914, p. 416 Montevecchio

Juleen Zierath

Juleen R. Zierath is a Swedish American biologist, her research focuses on the cellular mechanisms that correspond to the development of insulin resistance in Type II diabetes. Her other research areas look at exercise-mediated effects on skeletal muscle glucose metabolism and gene expression. Zierath was born in Wisconsin, she earned her bachelor's degree in Secondary Education and Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin in 1984. Her master's degree in Exercise Physiology was earned from Ball State University in 1986, she started a PhD in Physiology at Karolinska Institute and defended her thesis in 1995. Right afterwards she began a post-doc at Harvard Medical School. In 1998 Zierath accepted an Associate Professor position at Karolinska Institute in Physiology. From 2002 - 2008 she was Chairman of the Steering Committee of the Karolinska Institute Metabolism and Endocrinology Network, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden. In 2006 she became a Member of the Scientific Advisory Board, Keystone Organization/Symposium, joined the Nobel Assembly, Karolinska Institutet.

In 2010, she was named Professor of Integrative Physiology, Scientific Director, Integrative Physiology Section, Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Basic Metabolic Research, University of Copenhagen Zierath is a member of the Nobel Committee since 2011, after serving as an Adjunct member from 2008–10, its chairman from 2013 to 2015. Other activities she is involved in include Director of the Strategic Research Program in Diabetes at Karolinska Institute, Editor-in-Chief of Diabetologia, Chair of the Board of Directors - Keystone Organization/Symposium and President of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes. Zierath has published over 200 original research papers and review articles, her work has been reported in scientific journals, including Nature, her research provided the first evidence for physiological regulation of insulin signaling pathways and revealed key steps along this pathway are impaired in diabetic patients. Another study showed. "Juleen Zierath - short curriculum vitae".

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Thiruvananthapuram Rajdhani Express

The Thiruvananthapuram Rajdhani is a Rajdhani Express service in India, connecting the national capital New Delhi to Thiruvananthapuram, the capital of Kerala state. It runs from Thiruvananthapuram Central to Hazrat Nizamuddin, it is the longest running Rajdhani Express train. It has a record for the highest section speed, reaching 104 km/h between Ratnagiri and Sawantwadi Road, it gets a top speed of 130 km/h between Nagda and Hazrat Nizamuddin. It moves at an average speed of 76.36 km/h between Thiruvananthapuram. It runs the longest non stop run between Kota Junction - Vadodara Junction section; the 12431 Rajdhani SuperFast Express leaves Thiruvananthapuram Central in the evening at 19:15 and reaches Hazrat Nizamuddin at 12:40 in the afternoon of the third day. While on the return journey, the 12432 Rajdhani Express leaves Hazrat Nizamuddin at 10:55 in the morning and reaches Thiruvananthapuram Central at 05:25 in the morning of the third day of its journey. Before the Konkan Railway came up in 1998, there were only 2 South bound Rajdhani from Delhi.

Trivandrum Rajdhani Express was a weekly train back having rake sharing agreement with Bangalore Rajdhani Express & it used to run via Chennai. Time Table of that time:- 2431 used to depart Thiruvananthapuram Central in the evening at 19:15 & used to reach Madras Central now Chennai Central at 09.15 in the next morning. After it used to depart Madras Central now Chennai Central at 09.35 in the morning and used to reach Hazrat Nizamuddin at 14:20 in the afternoon of the third day. While on the return journey, the 2432 Rajdhani Express used to leave Hazrat Nizamuddin at 10.10 in the morning and used to reach Madras Central now Chennai Central 15.25 in the next afternoon. After it used to depart Madras Central now Chennai Central at 15.45 in the afternoon and used to reach Thiruvananthapuram Central at 05:45 in the morning of the third day of its journey. It is hauled by a WAP 5 or WAP 7 of Vadodara shed between Hazrat Nizamuddin to Vadodara Junction. After which a Golden Rock shed /Ernakulam EMD loco WDP-4D GT46PAC pulls the train from Vadodara to Thiruvananthapuram.

The Thiruvananthapuram Rajdhani has 1 AC 1st Class, 5 AC 2 tier, 9 AC 3 tier coaches, 1 pantry car and 2 luggage cum generator coaches making a total of 18 LHB Coaches. Back in 1995, the train had 11 coaches only, it shares its rakes with Chennai Rajdhani Express, Secunderabad Rajdhani Express and Madgaon Rajdhani Express. Earlier, it shared its rake with the Bangalore Rajdhani Express. Trivandrum Kollam Alappuzha Ernakulam Thrissur Shoranur Kozhikode Kannur Kasaragod Mangalore Udupi Karwar Madgaon Sawantwadi Road railway station Ratnagiri Panvel Vasai Road Vadodara Kota Hazrat Nizamuddin railway station Longest non-stop run in Indian Railways Rmedia India Pages- Rajadhani Stop at Kollam Jn

Puppy Luv

Puppy Luv is a simulation video game for the Wii and Windows released on October 25, 2007. The Wii version was published by Activision, it was published for Windows by Canadian studio Gogii Games. Puppy Luv is a sim game designed for revolving around caring for a puppy, it contains: Six breeds: Dalmatian, Golden Retriever, Labrador Retriever, German Shepherd, German Short-haired Pointer Ten tricks Six CompetitionsAfter the player picks a puppy, he/she cares for it by feeding and training it which earns the player money to buy things. The player is able to take their puppy; the game has received negative reviews. It has been criticized for the low choice in breeds, choppy animation that could have been fixed, unrealistic movements such as when feeding a puppy it would pick the food up in its mouth and tilt its head back much in the manner of geese and ducks without chewing or swallowing; some parts of the game will be inaccessible or will not allow the player to do anything else until they can get their puppy to perform a trick which may become impossible due to hiccups and bugs in the game, most notably the roll over trick.

Puppy Luv at Gogii Games

Wofford Heights, California

Wofford Heights is a census-designated place in the southern Sierra Nevada, in Kern County, United States. Wofford Heights is located in the west Kern River Valley, 3.5 miles south-southwest of Kernville, at an elevation of 2,684 feet. The population was 2,200 at the 2010 census, down from 2,276 at the 2000 census. Wofford Heights is located at 35°42′25″N 118°27′22″W. California State Route 155 is the only highway in Wofford Heights, leading south to Lake Isabella and west through Alta Sierra and the Greenhorn Mountains. According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 6.1 square miles, all of it land. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Wofford Heights has a semi-arid climate, abbreviated "BSk" on climate maps. Here, the summers can be brutal and have reached as high as 113 °F while the winters are a bit more mild and have gone as low as −3 °F. Wofford Heights' eastern front borders Lake Isabella. There are two major access points to the lake from Wofford Blvd: The first is the entrance to North Fork Marina and Tillie Creek Campground, the second is Freear, at the end of East Evans Road near Wofford Heights Park.

I. L. Wofford founded the community as a resort in 1948; the Wofford Heights post office opened in 1953. It was a location for the 1970 biker film Angels Die Hard. In 2016 the Erskine and Cedar fires burned more than 300 structures; as of 2019 the Lake Isabella area was considered a "very high fire hazard severity zone" due to desert winds and the nearby Sequoia National Forest. In addition, the median age of residents is 62, many live on narrow roads which would be poor escape routes; the 2010 United States Census reported that Wofford Heights had a population of 2,200. The population density was 363.2 people per square mile. The racial makeup of Wofford Heights was 2,037 White, 6 African American, 41 Native American, 10 Asian, 1 Pacific Islander, 26 from other races, 79 from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 156 persons; the Census reported that 2,200 people lived in households, 0 lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, 0 were institutionalized. There were 1,143 households, out of which 173 had children under the age of 18 living in them, 428 were married couples living together, 110 had a female householder with no husband present, 55 had a male householder with no wife present.

There were 108 unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, 13 same-sex married couples or partnerships. 440 households were made up of individuals and 255 had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.92. There were 593 families; the population was spread out with 280 people under the age of 18, 111 people aged 18 to 24, 261 people aged 25 to 44, 731 people aged 45 to 64, 817 people who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 58.3 years. For every 100 females, there were 97.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.7 males. There were 1,924 housing units at an average density of 317.6 per square mile, of which 866 were owner-occupied, 277 were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 4.7%. 1,613 people lived in owner-occupied housing units and 587 people lived in rental housing units. As of the census of 2000, there were 2,276 people, 1,162 households, 670 families residing in the CDP; the population density was 375.4 people per square mile.

There were 1,989 housing units at an average density of 328.1 per square mile. The racial makeup of the CDP was 93.28% White, 0.13% Black or African American, 1.23% Native American, 0.66% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 1.36% from other races, 3.30% from two or more races. 6.24 % of the population were Latino of any race. There were 1,162 households out of which 14.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.2% were married couples living together, 7.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 42.3% were non-families. 36.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 21.1% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.94 and the average family size was 2.46. In the CDP the population was spread out with 14.4% under the age of 18, 3.2% from 18 to 24, 15.0% from 25 to 44, 28.5% from 45 to 64, 38.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 58 years. For every 100 females, there were 98.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.8 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $24,326, the median income for a family was $29,157. Males had a median income of $31,641 versus $30,294 for females; the per capita income for the CDP was $15,937. About 13.4% of families and 20.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 34.6% of those under age 18 and 9.4% of those age 65 or over