In Greek mythology, the brother of the winged horse Pegasus, was depicted as a young man, the son of Poseidon and the Gorgon Medusa. Chrysaor and Pegasus were not born. Medusa, one of the three Gorgon sisters, the most beautiful, the only mortal one, angered Athena after being raped by Poseidon in the Temple of Athena. Athena punished Medusa by turning her hair into snakes; some versions of the story state that Athena cursed her so that a pair of golden wings grew from her head. Chrysaor and Pegasus were said to be born from the drops of Medusa's blood. Chrysaor, married to Callirrhoe, daughter of glorious Oceanus, was father to the triple-headed Geryon, but Geryon was killed by the great strength of Heracles at sea-circled Erytheis beside his own shambling cattle on that day when Heracles drove those broad-faced cattle toward holy Tiryns, when he crossed the stream of Okeanos and had killed Orthos and the oxherd Eurytion out in the gloomy meadow beyond fabulous Oceanos. —Hesiod, Theogony 287 In art Chrysaor's earliest appearance seems to be on the great pediment of the early 6th century BC Doric Temple of Artemis at Corfu, where he is shown beside his mother, Medusa.
The Maltrata bus crash was a road accident on 17 April 2006 near the Mexican town of Maltrata, around 125 kilometers from Mexico City. At least 57 people were killed including 10 children. Mexican pilgrims were being transported from Guadalajara to Mexico City after they had attended a religious festival in the Northern city, their 22-year-old bus had been travelling for ten hours when police say it developed a fault with its brakes. The bus was descending a highway on a steep hill at over 70 miles per hour; the driver attempted to manoeuvre into an emergency hard shoulder but lost control, sending the bus rolling down a ravine which bordered the road. The bus fell 650 feet into the stream bed below, crashing into the hillside several times as it descended; the bus was well over its capacity of 46, carrying at least 60 passengers. 57 of those were killed in the impact, the three survivors were all seriously injured. Initial reports said that there had been 71 passengers on the bus and 63 had died, but these numbers were scaled back as bodies were identified and several critically injured people died in the rescue operation.
The police believe that the bus's brakes were faulty, having not been serviced properly in many years, that the driver was driving much too fast for the dangerous road, a well known accident black spot, owing to the lack of crash barriers. The owner of the company which supplied the bus was taken in for questioning by Mexican police. List of road accidents BBC News Report USA Today News Report
Federal Highway 36 is a free part of the federal highways corridors of Mexico. The highway construction is within the state of Durango; the official start of the highway indicates it begins in the city of Topia runs eastward to the town of Los Herrera. However, the paved and graded portion of the road does not go to Topia. Along the graded and paved road at a point about 96 km from Santiago de Papasquiaro a narrow and ungraded road leads off of Fed. 36 and extends 28 km to Topia, Durango.. The road from Fed. 36 to Topia is a narrow dirt road. The paved and graded road system continues past that intersection and has been extended year by year in a westward direction to the crest of the Sierra Madre Occidental and down the western slope of the Sierras, following the drainage of the Topia River, past Canales, Durango and on to the end of construction in a dead end about 24 km. beyond Canales at the remote village of La Angostura. This village just happens to be the home of Ines Coronel Barreras, a cattle rancher and Sinaloa drug lord, the father of Emma Coronel Aispuro, the Mexican beauty queen and wife of the internationally notorious drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman indicted and in jail in the United States for drug related crimes.
This terminus of the graded and paved road is only 32 km by direct line from Tamazula de Victoria, Durango. It is unknown whether there will be further road construction beyond La Angostura to Tamazula de Victoria in the coming years though that would be feasible from an engineering standpoint; until the completion of the highway construction an alternative route, ungraded branches off the paved road on the crest of the mountains and continues on to highways in the state of Sinaloa. Those routes are all noted below. Fed. 36 has an eastern terminus. 23, as that highway extends between Santiago Papasquiaro Municipality and Tepehuanes Municipality. The intersection of Fed. 36 with Fed. 23 is at 25.1233581 -105.4772634, a point 10 km north of Santiago Papasquiero and 42 km south of Tepehuanes. This intersection is 5 km. south of Las Herreras, Durango so this town may is referred to as the eastern terminus of the highway. From the intersection with Fed. 23, Fed. 36 climbs up into a chain of coastal mountains to the west.
The graded and paved road passes first through Cienega de Salpica el Agua, Durango, at 25.026032 -105.760208, Cienega de Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe, Durango at 25.065278 -106.329167, extends past a turn off of a rough, dusty ungraded side road to Topia, after which the paved and graded road continues to the crest of the Sierra Madre Occidental, continues down the west side of the range, passing a side road to Caneles, Durango at 25.105064 -106.554766, continues on for 24 km before coming to a dead end. This improved and paved extension of MJH 36 has been extended periodically in the last 10 years, it terminates at the remote village of La Angostura, beyond Canelas, Durango on the west side of the Sierra Madre Occidental, in the drainage of the Topia River. This village just happens to be the home of Ines Coronel Barreras, a cattle rancher and Sinaloa drug lord, the father of Emma Coronel Aispuro, the Mexican beauty queen and wife of the internationally notorious drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman indicted and in jail in the United States for drug related crimes.
This terminus of the graded and paved road is only 32 km by direct line from Tamazula de Victoria, Durango. It is unknown whether there will be further road construction to Tamazula de Victoria in the coming years though that would be feasible from an engineering standpoint. At a point about 96 km from Santiago de Papasquiaro a road leads off of Fed. 36 and extends 28 km to Topia, Durango.. The road from Fed. 36 to Topia is a narrow dirt road. Although Topia is sometimes listed as the western terminus of Fed. 36, the pavement and improved construction for Fed. 36 does NOT extend to Topia, in fact goes far beyond this intersection to the crest of the Sierra Madre Occidental and goes down the west side, to an unfinished dead end some 24 km beyond Canales, Durango, as noted in the next section. An improved and paved extension of MJH 36 has been extended periodically in the last 10 years, it runs to the remote village of La Angostura, beyond Canelas, Durango on the west side of the Sierra Madre Occidental, in the drainage of the Topia River.
This village just happens to be the home of Ines Coronel Barreras, a cattle rancher and Sinaloa drug lord, the father of Emma Coronel Aispuro, the Mexican beauty queen and wife of the internationally notorious drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman. After passing through the small village of La Canada del Macho, Durango on the crest of the Sierra Madre Occidental, the paved road descends some 20 km to a turn off to the village of Canales. From this point a paved road continues about 7.5 km to Durango. This road of total length of about 26.5 km distance from the crest of the Sierras to Canelas, Durango descends from an altitude of 2550 m. on the crest of the Sierra Madre Occidental to about 1360 m. at Canales. From the Canales turn off, a graded and paved road continues on down the west side of the Sierra Madre Occidental for about 25 km to the small community of Angostura, where the graded road ends at 25.08391 -106.686261. It is unknown if any road construction is being planned beyond the curre
Alicja Konieczek is a Polish runner specialising in the 3000 metres steeplechase. She won the gold medal at the 2019 Summer Universiade, she took fifth place at the European Team Championships in Bydgoszcz. She participated at the IAAF World Championships in Qatar, her younger sister Aneta is a runner, at the University of Oregon. She has multiply medals from the Polish Championships and few Polish records in different age categories, their older brother Dawid was a runner that graduated from college in Colorado. He won few medals at the age National Championships. Outdoor 800 metres – 2:15.16 1500 metres – 4:21.68 3000 metres – 10:10.51 5000 metres – 15:59.22 3000 metres steeplechase – 9:36.09 Indoor 800 metres – 2:11.83 mile – 4:37.42 3000 metres – 9:17:90
Endion School is a former school building in the East End/Endion neighborhood of Duluth, United States. Built in ornate Richardsonian Romanesque style with a unique design on a prominent hilltop site, it has been a local landmark since its construction in 1890. Endion School was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983 for its local significance in the theme of architecture, it was nominated as the finest surviving example of Duluth's Late Victorian school buildings. The footprint of Endion School is two squares overlapping at one corner; this unique design by local architect Adolph F. Rudolph allowed for classrooms with windows on two sides radiating around a central staircase. A two-story annex was added to the rear of the building in 1950, it was placed at a slight distance with a connecting hallway so all four of the original wing's ornate façades would remain visible. Endion School closed in the 1970s, it has since reopened as an apartment building. National Register of Historic Places listings in St. Louis County, Minnesota
The Tungabhadra Dam known as Pampa Sagar is constructed across the Tungabhadra River, a tributary of the Krishna River. The dam is in Ballari district of Karnataka, it is a multipurpose dam serving electricity generation, flood control, etc.. This is a joint project of erstwhile Hyderabad state and erstwhile Madras Presidency when the construction was started; the main architect of the dam was Vepa Krishnamurthy, ISE, Engineer-in-Chief, Hyderabad State, after Police Action, an engineer from Madras PWD. There is a dispute between Andhra Pradesh,Telangana and Karnataka for the water of Tungabhadra reservoir, he argued for the stability and longevity of the Dam, built of Surki Mortar viz a combination of mud and limestone. It's the only non-cement and concrete dam in the country and has withstood the test of time for over 70 years, may well cross many more decades, he envisioned it as being built with a large contingent of manual labour, as best suited to Indian labouravailabilty and employment. The main contractor for the dam was Venkat Reddy Mulamalla, from Konour village, Hyderabad state.
The famine region of Rayalseema, comprising the districts of Bellary, Anantapur and Cuddapah attracted the attention of the British Engineers as early as 1860. To relieve the intensity of famine in these districts, proposals were made in 1860 to utilize the waters of Tungabhadra through a storage reservoir and a system of canals to provide irrigation for the lands. Sir Arthur Cotton conceived the Tungabhadra Project in the year 1860; the proposals were further modified and developed subsequently evolving it into a joint scheme with Hyderabad. N. Paramseswaran Pillai accordingly revised the Scheme in 1933. Several agreements were concluded in the past for harvesting and imposing certain restrictions on utilizing the Tungabhadra waters. Protracted negotiations and investigations lasted for about eighty years; the Government of Madras in 1940 ordered for the detailed investigation of the scheme. Based on the agreements concluded and examination of a number of alternatives by L. Venkata Krishna Iyer, the Superintending Engineer, F. M. Dowley, Chief Engineer, further detailed investigations of the project was done by M. S. Thirumale Iyengar on the Madras side in the year 1942.
The Agreement between Madras and Hyderabad of June 1944 enabled the Madras and Hyderabad Governments to start the construction of the Tungabhadra project. The Tungabhadra Project was formally inaugurated by laying foundation stone on 28th February, 1945 by "Prince of Berar" on the left side and by Sir Arthur Hope, Governor of Madras on right side. However, much headway could not be made up to January 1949. Difference of opinion in certain technical matters and settled political situation in Hyderabad were the reasons for the slow progress; the Madras and the Hyderabad engineers were divided on: Nature of mortar to be used in the construction of the dam Design of spillway Design of over flow and non-overflow sections of the dam and Contraction jointsThese differences were referred to a Board of Engineers under the Chairmanship of M. Visveswaraya, a Statesman-cum-Engineer. Dam construction Excavation in the riverbed was started in 1947 and masonry construction on 15 April 1949. With help of a cofferdam constructed earlier, foundation excavation was continued during flood season also.
The river bed portion was tackled during the summer of 1950. Masonry in the riverbed blocks was started in the year 1951. Thereafter there was vigorous progress in works. By October 1953 the structures were completed enabling the storage of water in the reservoir up to +1613.00 ft. Acquisition of lands and villages and rehabilitation of persons displaced from the water spread area up to 1630 ft contour were completed by September, 1953 in all respects. About 90 villages and 54,452 people were effected; the balance of the works namely the spillway, bridge road on the top of the dam, construction of utility tower, manufacture of crest grates for storing water up to 1633 level were completed in all respects by the end of June 1958. The cost of dam and appurtenant works was Rs. 16.96 crores. The water was led down into the canal on 1 July 1953 to derive partial benefits. Timeline of the construction of the dam: Power Canal works started in June 1954 and were completed by May 1957; the project submitted by M. S. Tirumale Iyengar in 1942 for Low Level Canal was accepted by Government of Madras with certain modifications fixing sill level at RL 1550 ft.
The Low Level Canal excavation was completed by 1953 up to Mile 173. The balance portion of canal from Mile 173 to 203 that had to be excavated by the GOAP was completed by the end of March 1957; as major portion of the construction of the dam was over by the middle of 1953, the reservoir circle was entrusted with the construction of canal works in 1956. In 1958 water was let out up to and inclusive of distributory 42 to serve an area of about 1.80 lakh acres. By 1952, when project sanctioned by both the Government’s for constituting Tungabhadra Reservoir and the canals reached advance and decisive stage of construction, the Government of Madras in GO 382 dated 30-1-1952 ordered investigation of the High Level Canal. On 15-11-1952 detailed estimates were got prepared up to Mile 79/2 covering the reach just before Chinna-Hagari and by 1954 the investigation of the remaining portion of canal from Mile 79/2 to Mile116/0 was completed and project report submitted to Government of India for approval.
The proposals were further reviewed and a final project report to the Planning Commission costing Rs.21.90 crores for head discharge of 4000 cusecs for clearance. The CWC advised the participating s