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Culgoa Floodplain National Park

The Culgoa Floodplain National Park is a protected national park, located in the South West region of Queensland in eastern Australia. The 42,859-hectare national park is situated at the western extent of Hebel in the Shire of Balonne and in the east of Jobs Gate in the Paroo Shire 630 kilometres west of Brisbane; the park occupies the former grazing property of Byra Station. The park's southern boundary is defined by part of the state border between Queensland and New South Wales. In the eastern tip of the park, the waters of the Culgoa River may cause flooding; the west of the park lies within the catchment area of Nebine Creek. In some areas water from the Great Artesian Basin rises to the surface, forming muddy pools; the park is covered with diverse woodland vegetation. Stone tool scatters and cooking sites within the park are important reminders of the area's Aboriginal heritage. 150 species of bird have been identified in the park. Bushwalking and other wildlife observing are the park's main recreational activities.

The Culgoa Floodplain National Park is only accessible by 4WD vehicles. Camping is permitted however there are no facilities provided. There are no marked walking tracks. Protected areas of Queensland Official website

Lincoln Park, Georgia

Lincoln Park is a census-designated place in Upson County, United States. The population was 1,122 at the 2000 census. Lincoln Park is located at 32°52′4″N 84°19′55″W. According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of all land; as of the census of 2000, there were 1,122 people, 450 households, 298 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,094.2 people per square mile. There were 520 housing units at an average density of 507.1/sq mi. The racial makeup of the CDP was 4.55% White, 95.01% African American, 0.09% Native American, 0.27% Asian, 0.09% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.80% of the population. There were 450 households out of which 26.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 23.6% were married couples living together, 36.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 33.6% were non-families. 28.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.6% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older.

The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 3.09. In the CDP, the population was spread out with 24.9% under the age of 18, 9.9% from 18 to 24, 26.6% from 25 to 44, 24.6% from 45 to 64, 14.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females, there were 90.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.3 males. The median income for a household in the CDP was $20,085, the median income for a family was $24,150. Males had a median income of $23,472 versus $18,542 for females; the per capita income for the CDP was $15,161. About 20.1% of families and 31.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 53.4% of those under age 18 and 23.6% of those age 65 or over

Revival meeting

A revival meeting is a series of Christian religious services held to inspire active members of a church body to gain new converts. Nineteenth-century Baptist preacher Charles Spurgeon said, "Many blessings may come to the unconverted in consequence of a revival among Christians, but the revival itself has to do only with those who possess spiritual life." These meetings are conducted by churches or missionary organizations throughout the world. Notable historic revival meetings were conducted in the US by evangelist Billy Sunday and in Wales by evangelist Evan Roberts. A revival meeting consists of several consecutive nights of services conducted at the same time and location, most the building belonging to the sponsoring congregation but sometimes a rented assembly hall, for more adequate space, to provide a setting, more comfortable for non-Christians, or to reach a community where there are no churches. Tents were frequently employed in this effort in the recent past, still are, but less so due to the difficulties in heating and cooling them and otherwise making them comfortable, an increasing consideration with modern audiences.

Ben M. Bogard, from 1909 to 1914, conducted revivals full-time in seven southern states. In 1924, he founded the American Baptist Association, the Missionary Baptist denomination, still based in Texarkana, Texas. ABA churches have traditionally held revivals once or twice a year; the length of such meetings varies. Until the last quarter-century they were a week or more in duration in the Southern United States, they may be held for three or four days. Evangelist Billy Graham planned a week-long crusade in New York City, which extended from May 15 to September 1, 1957. More than two million people went to New York's Madison Square Garden to hear. Most groups holding revival meetings tend to be of a conservative or fundamentalist nature, although some are still held by Mainline groups, which conducted them with a far greater frequency. Similar events may be referred to as "crusades", most those held by Billy Graham and Oral Roberts. Along with camp meetings, the holding of revival services is an integral part of the Methodist tradition, in which they serve to offer individuals the New Birth and entire sanctification.

Conservative Mennonites continue to hold and promote protracted revival meetings of seven or eight days duration at least once per year in a given congregation. The visiting evangelist is chosen from among related congregations. Many revivals are conducted by nondenominational community churches, most of which are conservative in theology; this movement has been portrayed by director Richard Brooks in his 1960 film Elmer Gantry with Burt Lancaster and Jean Simmons, adapted from Sinclair Lewis' eponymous novel. The Stephen King novel, features a major character, a revival meeting faith healer. There is a revival scene in the 1997 film The Apostle. Duvall's portrayal of an evangelical minister earned him an Academy Award for Best Actor nomination. Cormac McCarthy's novel Blood Meridian begins with a scene set at a revival meeting; the Academy Award-winning documentary Marjoe reviews the career of child-evangelist Marjoe Gortner, giving a behind-the-scenes look at revivals he promoted as an adult.

Neil Diamond's Brother Love's Traveling Salvation. The music video for OneRepublic's Counting Stars depicts a Christian revival meeting. Laura Ingalls Wilder's Little Town on the Prairie depicts a week of revival meetings at the Congregational church in De Smet, South Dakota. Remembrances of revival-meetings attended as a youth were the inspiration for the second movement of Charles Ives' Orchestral Set No. 2, The Rockstrewn Hills Join in the People's Outdoor Meeting. Camp meeting Charles Grandison Finney Christian revival Smithton Revival Tabernacle Tent revival

Crowne Plaza Copenhagen Towers

Crowne Plaza Copenhagen Towers is a hotel in the Ørestad city area of Copenhagen. It is renowned for being the first hotel in Denmark that generates all of its power from renewable sources; the Crowne Plaza Copenhagen Towers is located in the southern part Ørestad South area of Ørestad, lying just south of the Øresund highway. The Copenhagen-based practice Dissing+Weitling, as well as Norman Fosters studio in London were responsible for designing the hotel, it was constructed by Sjælsø. The furniture was bought from Paustian House and many eco-friendly solutions were integrated into the hotel construction; the construction started in 2007 and ended in 2009. The hotel opened on 16 November that same year. Besides being the first carbon dioxide neutral hotel in Denmark, Crowne Plaza Copenhagen Towers is the first Danish hotel to sign the United Nations Global Compact, implementing responsible policies; the hotel gets its energy from renewable sources, including Northern Europe's largest solar park integrated into the hotel’s façade, it uses Denmark's first groundwater-based cooling and heating system

Jowzjan Province

Jowzjan, sometimes spelled as Jawzjan or Jozjan, is one of the thirty-four provinces of Afghanistan, located in the north of the country bordering neighboring Turkmenistan. The province contains hundreds of villages, it has a population of about 512,100, multi-ethnic and agriculturalists. Sheberghan is the capital of Jozjan province; the province is named after the early medieval principality of Juzjan. Between the early 16th century and mid-18th century, the area was ruled by the Khanate of Bukhara, it was conquered by Ahmad Shah Durrani and became part of the Durrani Empire in or about 1750, which formed to the modern state of Afghanistan. The area was untouched by the British during the three Anglo-Afghan wars that were fought in the 19th and 20th centuries. Following a series of changing allegiances and falling out with Uzbek warlord Abdul Malik Pahlawan in 1997, the Taliban withdrew from the area, but in 1998 a contingent of 8,000 Taliban troops pressed through neighboring Faryab, seizing Abdul Rashid Dostum's headquarters in Sheberghan.

Swedish-led Provincial Reconstruction Team, based in Mazar-e-Sharif since about 2005 and responsible for four provinces including Jozjan, established an office and some troops in the province. Security situation in the province has deteriorated in 2009 and 2010. A new Turkish PRT has been established in the province in the summer of 2010, providing security to the area which covers Sar-e Pol; the Afghan National Security Forces began expanding in the last decade and took over security from International Security Assistance Force. The Afghanistan-Turkmenistan border is maintained by the Afghan Border Police while law and order for the rest of the province is provided by the NATO-trained Afghan National Police. Although it can be regarded as a secured place compared to some other provinces of Afghanistan, there is an increasing number of incidents in Darzab, Qush Tepa and Fayzabad districts; the Mazar-e-Sharif-Sheberghan highway has turned into a dangerous traveling route because of militants carrying out attacks against government forces, NGO workers and civilians.

In April 2012 construction of a mega power network with power pylons carrying 500 megawatts of electricity from neighboring Turkmenistan started in the province. Initial work on the $390 million project had been completed. Turkmenistan will install power pylons over a distance of 374 kilometres on its soil toward the Afghanistan border and the project will take a year to complete; the network would supply electricity to many areas in Jozjan, Sar-e Pol and Kabul provinces. The Governor of the province is Murad Quenili, who replaced Mohammad Aleem Sayee in July 2013. Quenili was a senator representing his province Jozjan in the National Assembly of Afghanistan. All law enforcement activities throughout the province are managed by the Afghan National Police; the police chief represents the Ministry of the Interior in Kabul. The ANP is backed including the NATO-led forces; the percentage of households with clean drinking water increased from 24% in 2005 to 44% in 2011. The percentage of births attended to by a skilled birth attendant increased from 9% in 2005 to 21% in 2011.

The overall literacy rate fell from 31% in 2005 to 16% in 2011. The overall net enrolment rate increased from 40% in 2005 to 46% in 2011. Jozjan is situated in the northern part of Afghanistan, bordering Turkmenistan in the north, Balkh province in the east, Sar-e Pol province in the south and Faryab province in the west. Jozjan province covers an area of 10,326 km². More than one quarter of the province is mountainous or semi mountainous terrain, while more than two thirds of the area is made up of flat land, it is one of the provinces known to contain natural gas. Mining and agriculture are the main industries; the population of Jozjan province is about 512,100, who are multi-ethnic and farmers. Occasional ethnic violence is reported in the area, most in 2002.39.5% of the population speak Uzbek, 28.7% speak Turkmen, 17.2% speak Pashto, 12.1% speak Dari Persian and 2.5% speaks other languages. Abu'Ubayd al-Juzjani, the famous pupil of Avicenna, was from this region, hence his name Abdul Rashid Dostum, Vice President of Afghanistan, is from Hodja Dukhu village of this province Qari Hekmat, leader of Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant in Darzab District.

Provinces of Afghanistan Jowzjan Province - Powerpoint Overview

Luciano Borzone

Luciano Borzone was an Italian painter of a late-Mannerist and early-Baroque styles active in his natal city of Genoa. After an apprenticeship with Filippo Bertolotto, his uncle, the Duke Alberigo of Massa Lunigiana patronized his work as a pupil of Cesare Corte, he was a prominent portrait painter. In Genoa, he painted the Presentation in the Temple for the church of San Domenico, the Baptism of Christ for the church of Santo Spirito. Died from a fall from scaffolding while painting a picture of a Nativity for ceiling of the Nunziata del Vastato, his three sons, Giovanni Battista and Carlo, Maria Francesco were painters. Additional disciples were Giovanni Battista Mainero, Giovanni Battista Monti, Gioacchino Assereto, Silvestro Chiesa, he etched. Maria Francesco, the third son, excelled in painting landscapes and sea-pieces in the style of Lorrain and Pouissin, came to be employed at the court of Louis XIV, he was born in 1625, died in 1679. Bryan, Michael. Robert Edmund Graves. Dictionary of Painters and Engravers and Critical.

York St. #4, Covent Garden, London. P. 160. CS1 maint: location Soprani, Raffaello. Carlo Giuseppe Ratti. Delle vite de' pittori, scultori, ed architetti genovesi. Stamperia Casamara in Genoa, dalle Cinque Lampadi, con licenza de Superiori. Pp. 243–254. Camillo Manzitti, "Riscoperta di Luciano Borzone, in "Commentari", n. 3, Luglio-Settembre 1969. Camillo Manzitti, "Influenze caravaggesche a Genova e nuovi ritrovamenti su Luciano Borzone", in "Paragone", n. 259, Settembre 1971