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Ben Boyd National Park

Ben Boyd National Park is a national park in New South Wales, Australia, 578 km south of Sydney. The park is named after the entrepreneur Ben Boyd who had a variety of interests in the far South Coast of New South Wales including whaling and farming; the park itself was established in 1971. 8,900 hectares in size, it has been expanded to 10,486 hectares. Boyd commissioned the construction of a sandstone tower overlooking the entrance to the harbour of Twofold Bay to alert whaling crews of the approach of their prey; the tower was never completed. The park consists on either side of Twofold Bay and the town of Eden; the smaller northern section is bounded on its western border by the Princes Highway. The geology of this section is sedimentary rock laid down in the Paleogene, with some quartzite outcrops; the main attraction for tourists is the Pinnacles, a multicoloured erosion gully with white sands overlaying rusty red clay. The southern section coastline is metamorphic and Devonian in age, with some folded sections at Red Point, near Boyd's tower.

The park is flat, with none of the northern section exceeding 100 metres in elevation, the southern section not much higher. The region is windy and cold, the headlands are covered in a low ground-hugging heathland community of plants. Further inland, the heath is replaced by open eucalypt woodland, which makes up most of the park's habitat; the two dominant tree species are silvertop red bloodwood. There are scattered pockets of rainforest in gullies and protected areas, with species such as the scentless rosewood and smooth mock-olive. 212 species of bird have been recorded in the park, with the heathlands being home to the eastern ground parrot and endangered eastern bristlebird. The little tern breeds in the sand dunes and beaches and is threatened by recreational four-wheel driving; the park forms part of the Ulladulla to Merimbula Important Bird Area, identified as such by BirdLife International because of its importance for swift parrots. Fifty species of mammal have been recorded. Pests recorded include cats and foxes, both which have covered the park, occasional feral dogs, rabbits in cleared areas and picnic areas.

Bitou bush is a problem weed north of the Pambula River. Protected areas of New South Wales Wright, Peter. National Parks of Southern NSW. Rosebery, NSW: Bridge Printery. ISBN 0-9587590-1-4. Ben Boyd National Park official website, NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service Searle, Garry. "Ben Boyd Tower". Lighthouses of New South Wales. SeaSide Lights

Dælenenga idrettspark

Dælenenga idrettspark is a sports facility located at Grünerløkka in Oslo, Norway. It consists of a club house and an indoor ice rink -- Grünerhallen; the facilities are owned by the Municipality of Oslo and used and operated by Grüner IL, the local sports club. The venue opened in 1916 and was used for football and speed skating; the club house has since been used for martial arts. From 1929, a velodrome course was installed, which remained in use until 1940. During the 1930s, the venue was the main Oslo stadium for the Workers' Sports Federation. A speedway course was installed in 1947 and remained in use until 1968; the venue featured eight ice hockey matches and two bandy matches during the 1952 Winter Olympics. Artificial ice was laid in 1985 and the skating hall opened in 1995, two years before the artificial turf was laid. Construction started in 1915; the stadium opened in 1916 as a combined football and athletics venue with a capacity for 10,000 spectators. The track was used for speed skating.

Dælenenga was one of two multi-sport venues serving eastern Oslo, along with Jordal Idrettspark. The club house, used for wrestling and boxing, opened in 1928; the following year, the ice rink was decommissioned and a velodrome was instead installed, which remained in use until 1940. During the Second World War, the club house was used as a school. In 1947, the velodrome was removed and the track converted for use for speedway. For the 1952 Winter Olympics, the venue was upgraded with a new ice hockey clock, a new lighting system and new ice hockey boards; the speedway course was dismounted in 1968. During the 1980s, the stadium became a central location for drug dealing, but the traffic moved away during the 1990s. In 1985, artificial ice was laid north of the football pitch. Of this, NOK 1.3 million was financed by Grüner IL through loans. At the same time a new gravel pitch was laid on the football field; the artificial ice increased the popularity of playing ice hockey in the neighborhood. The club therefore started working on plans to build an indoor ice rink over the artificial rink.

Planning of the hall started in 1989, in 1990 a proposal for a steel structure was launched. However, it was rejected by the municipality; the club therefore hired Einar Dahle Arkitekter to work on a new design, resulting in area planning regulations being passed in 1991. Financing of the steel structure had been secured in loans, but these were stopped following a credit crunch. In 1994, the municipality initiated a redevelopment program of the downtown residential areas, which included grants to build Grünerhallen; the hall was estimated to cost NOK 23.4 million and the contract was awarded to Mur 6 Tax. Construction started in March 1995 and the venue opened on 6 October 1995, as the 30th indoor ice rink in Norway. In 1996, the city council had to grant an additional NOK 4.6 million to cover cost overruns. Ahead of 1997, the municipal council granted NOK 3.2 million to lay artificial turf at Dælenenga. Construction started in May and the pitch was taken into use on 4 September 1997; the new turf was Belgian-manufactured, sand-filled Superfoot 32.

The upgrade saw the first upgrades to the terraces in the stadium's history. New artificial turf was laid in 2008. Dælenenga idrettspark consists of a club house, an artificial turf football pitch and an indoor ice rink; the venue is owned by Oslo Municipality, but the day-to-day operation is undertaken by Grüner IL, the main tenant. The park covers an area of 16.1 hectares. The football pitch measures 100 by 64 meters; the club house is built in brick. The building has suffered under lack of maintenance and has been subject to water damage, although the outer walls and foundation are in good condition; the club house has an impractical floor plan, contains gyms for martial art and changing rooms for the pitch. Grünerhallen has a single 30-by-60-meter ice rink, it has a capacity for 200 sitting and 400 standing spectators and features six player and two referee change rooms. The hall's lighting produces 600 lux; the building features a weight lifting room, a cafeteria and club offices. Dælenenga idrettspark is 1.5 kilometers from downtown Oslo and is located on Ruter bus route 30 and close to the light rail station Birkelunden on the Grünerløkka–Torshov Line.

During the late 1920s and 1930s, Dælenenga was dominated by the Workers' Sports Federation and served as its main stadium in Oslo. AIF's Grünerløkka chapter was used it as its training ground. Dælenenga was used for major AIF tournaments and the largest tournament took place 5 July 1929, with 500 participants, it served as the terminus of many of AIF's and other labor movement parades. Each May Day the stadium would be packed. From the early 1930s, AIF moved its largest tournaments to Jordal; the local AIF club was good at boxing, in 1937 gathered thousands of spectators to watch a boxing match at Dælenenga. From the 1920s to 1946, the Østkantstafetten relay race was held with finish at Dælenenga; the route ran through various streets in eastern Oslo and was a counter-measure to Holmenkollstafetten in the western part of town. From 1929 Dælenenga became a center of velodrome cycling. During the Second World War, Dælenengen was used for sports training in football and handball by the German Wehrmacht.

After the war ended, the clubs in the neighborhood went through a consolidation process. In 1952, the clubs Spero, Strong and B-14 merged to create Grüner IL, which became the dominant club at the venue. Speedway events took place between 1947 and 1968

Winfried Fluck

Winfried Fluck studied German and American literature at Freie Universität Berlin, Harvard University and the University of California, Berkeley. In 1972, he got his doctoral degree from Freie Universität Berlin with a dissertation on aesthetic premises in the literary criticism of Mark Twain’s Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. For his Habilitation, the European qualification for a professorship, he wrote a study on American realism as a form of “staged reality”. After visiting scholarships at Harvard and Yale University, he got his first appointment as a professor at the University of Constance in Germany before he became Professor and Chair of North American Culture at the John F. Kennedy-Institute for North American Studies at Freie Universität Berlin. Winfried Fluck taught as a guest professor at Princeton University and the Universidad Autonoma Barcelona, he was a research fellow at the National Humanities Center in North Carolina, the Advanced Studies Center of the Rockefeller Foundation in Bellagio, the Internationales Kulturwissenschaftliches Zentrum in Vienna.

From 2005-2008, he was chair of the Research Reviewing Committee of the German Research Council on the humanities. He is a founding member of the Graduate School of North American Studies at Freie Universität Berlin, funded by the German Universities Excellence Initiative, is directing it together with Ulla Haselstein, he is co-director of the Futures of American Studies Institute at Dartmouth College established and directed by Donald E. Pease. Ästhetische Theorie und literaturwissenschaftliche Methode. Eine Untersuchung ihres. Populäre Kultur. Theorien amerikanischer Literatur. Inszenierte Wirklichkeit. Der amerikanische Realismus 1865-1900. Das kulturelle Imaginäre: Funktionsgeschichte des amerikanischen Romans, 1790-1900. German? American? Literature? New Directions in German-American Studies, eds. Winfried Fluck and Werner Sollors. Wie viel Ungleichheit verträgt die Demokratie? Armut und Reichtum in den USA, hrsg. Winfried Fluck und Welf Werner. Transnational American Studies. REAL – Yearbook of Research in English and American Literature 23, hrsg.

Winfried Fluck, Stefan Brandt and Ingrid Thaler. Romance with America? Essays on Culture and American Studies. Homepage with bibliography

Leeona Dorrian, Lady Dorrian

Leeona June Dorrian, Lady Dorrian is the Lord Justice Clerk, the second most senior judicial post in Scotland. An advocate since 1981, she has been a judge since 2002. After three years as a temporary judge, she became a Judge of the Supreme Courts of Scotland in 2005. Dorrian was educated at Cranley Girls' School in the city, she studied at the School of Law of the University of Aberdeen, graduating LL. B. in 1977, was admitted to the Faculty of Advocates in 1981. Dorrian served as Standing Junior Counsel to the Health and Safety Executive and Commission between 1987 and 1994, Advocate Depute between 1988 and 1991, as Standing Junior to the Department of Energy between 1991 and 1994, she was appointed Queen's Counsel in 1994, called to the English Bar in 1991, at the Inner Temple. Between 1997 and 2001 she was a member of the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board. Dorrian was appointed a Temporary Judge of the Court of Session in 2002, in 2005 became a full-time Senator of the College of Justice, taking the judicial title, Lady Dorrian.

She was promoted to the Inner House in 2012. In April 2016, Lady Dorrian was appointed as Lord Justice Clerk, succeeding Lord Carloway, promoted to Lord President of the Court of Session, she is the first woman to serve as Lord Justice Clerk, at the time of her appointment was one of only 9 women out of 31 judges in Scotland. Lady Dorrian became a member of The Management Board of The Aberdeen Law Project in 2010. List of Senators of the College of Justice

Coastal Fleet

Coastal Fleet was until 1994 a Swedish Navy authority with the main task of training the naval ships commanders and crews. After the formation of the authority Swedish Armed Forces in 1994, the Coastal Fleet remained as a unit until 2000; the Swedish Navy ships were equipped for expeditions during the summer months and were organized in temporary squadrons under the leadership of the Highest Commander. In 1904 an Inspector of the Navy's Exercises at Sea was appointed, the highest commander of the coastal squadrons. From 1909 the squadrons began to be called coastal fleets. From 1919, the positions of the Highest Commander and Inspector of the Navy's Exercises at Sea were merged and the position of the Highest Commander of the Coastal Fleet was created, which in turn was changed in 1931 to the Chief of the Coastal Fleet; the command flag of the last Chief of the Coastal Fleet, Frank Rosenius, was lowered on 30 June 1998. The colour of the Coastal Fleet was a double swallow-tailed Swedish flag, presented in 1976.

It was taken over by the Joint Forces Command. The coat of the arms of the Coastal Fleet 1979–1997. Blazon: "Azure, an anchor erect cabled, argent". 1904–1906 – Wilhelm Dyrssen 1906–1907 – Carl Olsen 1907–1916 – Wilhelm Dyrssen 1916–1918 – Carl August Ehrensvärd 1919–1919 – Carl August Ehrensvärd 1919–1923 – Carl Alarik Wachtmeister 1923–1925 – Fredrik Riben 1926–1927 – Otto Lybeck 1927–1931 – Harald Åkermark 1931–1933 – Harald Åkermark 1933–1939 – Fabian Tamm 1939–1942 – Gösta Ehrensvärd 1942–1945 – Yngve Ekstrand 1946–1950 – Erik Samuelson 1950–1953 – Stig H:son Ericson 1953–1957 – Erik af Klint 1957–1961 – Bertil Berthelsson 1961–1966 – Einar Blidberg 1966–1970 – Dag Arvas 1970–1977 – Christer Kierkegaard 1977–1980 – Bengt Rasin 1980–1982 – Bror Stefenson 1982–1985 – Jan Enquist 1985–1990 – Claes Tornberg 1990–1994 – Sten Swedlund 1994–1998 – Frank Rosenius Appich, Jr. Thomas W.. "REFERENCE AID SWEDISH-ENGLISH GLOSSARY OF MILITARY AND TECHNICAL ACRONYMS AND ABBREVIATIONS". Joint Publications Research Service.

Foreign Broadcast Information Service. Archived from the original on 20 February 2017. Retrieved 9 September 2018. Braunstein, Christian. Svenska försvarsmaktens fälttecken efter millennieskiftet. Skrift / Statens försvarshistoriska museer, 1101-7023. Stockholm: Statens försvarshistoriska museer. ISBN 978-91-971584-7-3. LIBRIS 9815350. Braunstein, Christian. Heraldiska vapen inom det svenska försvaret. Skrift / Statens försvarshistoriska museer, 1101-7023. Stockholm: Statens försvarshistoriska museer. ISBN 91-971584-9-6. LIBRIS 10099224. Jeppsson, Tommy. "Kustflottans historia". Kungl. Krigsvetenskapsakademiens handlingar och tidskrift. Stockholm: Kungl. Krigsvetenskapsakademien. LIBRIS 3417415. Sandberg, Bo. Försvarets marscher och signaler förr och nu: marscher antagna av svenska militära förband, skolor och staber samt igenkännings-, tjänstgörings- och exercissignaler. Stockholm: Militärmusiksamfundet med Svenskt marscharkiv. ISBN 978-91-631-8699-8. LIBRIS 10413065. Hofsten, Gustaf von. Kustflottan: de svenska sjöstridskrafterna under 1900-talet.

Marinlitteraturföreningen, 0348-2405. Stockholm: Kungliga örlogsmannasällskapet. ISBN 978-91-977973-1-3. LIBRIS 11621245. Coastal Fleet Officer Association

The Drownout

The Drownout was an American electropunk band from Atlanta, Georgia, founded in 2005 by guitarist/vocalist Jason Jones. A part of a wave of new wave-inspired bands, the group distinguished itself within that genre by combining an unapologetic musicality with a high-energy performance that one would only expect from a hardcore punk band, their musical style has drawn critical comparisons to Interpol and The Killers. Although their early work on the self-released debut full-length In Flagrante Delicto was more hard rock-flavored, the 2008 release of The Drownout's follow-up EP, Paper Trails and Binds, exhibited a gradual metamorphosis toward dancier tracks such as the album's first single, High Waters. Reviews of Paper Trails and Binds were overly positive with one critic hailing the album as "one of most infectious rock-dance albums." The Drownout's live performance was characterized as both "high-energy" and "dynamic". In 2007, the band garnered critical attention for their stage show, winning top honor in the 99x Last Band Standing competition.

In 2009 and 2010, The Drownout played the Ernie Ball Battle of the Bands stage at Warped Tour. In 2010, the group disbanded amicably due to a desire to pursue other projects. Matt Baum performs as Atlanta chipwave artist Watch Out For Snakes. Jason Jones went on to play guitar and lead vocals in the rock group Death is a Dialogue and performs honky-tonk as Smokey Jones and the 3 Dollar Pistols. In Flagrante Delicto Paper Trails and Binds EP