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Danakil Alps

The Danakil Alps are a highland region in Ethiopia and Eritrea with peaks over 1000 metres in height and a width varying between 40 and 70 kilometres. The alps separate it from the southern Red Sea. A rift escarpment facing the Red Sea forms the eastern boundary of the range. Geologically these highlands are described as a horst and are sometimes referred to as the Danakil Horst or Danakil Block, they were formed by geological faulting. There is Precambrian basement rock underlying the region and in coastal Eritrea Precambrian and Mesozoic rocks are exposed; the basement rock of the alps has become overlaid with flood basalt since the Oligocene epoch. About 20 million years ago the Afar rift zone opened up; this resulted in the alps breaking away from the Ethiopian plateau to which they had been attached and drifting to the east/northeast. The Danakil Alps contains many volcanic edifices, such as those forming the Nabro Volcanic Range; the largest of the Nabro Volcanic Range edifices are the Mallahle and Dubbi.

The volcanic range extends northwestward to the Red Sea. The Danakil Alps have been cut off from the sea since the late Pleistocene. Danakil Desert

Porque Eu Sei que É Amor

"Porque Eu Sei que É Amor" is a single by Titãs, released in July 2009. It is sung by the latter; the song is featured at the soundtrack of Rede Globo's telenovela Cama de Gato. The song reached No. 14 at No. 8 at the Brasil Hot Pop. A music video for the single was released; the video features images of some women, with close-ups of their faces. Paulo Miklos, Tony Bellotto and Branco Mello are shown through the video, directed by Branco Mello himself and Diana Bouth. Paulo Miklos - Lead vocals Branco Mello - Bass guitar Tony Bellotto - Electric guitar Sérgio Britto - Keyboards and backing vocals Charles Gavin - Drums Rick Bonadio - Acoustic guitar and percussion Eric Silver - Violins and String arrangement (string were recorded in Nashville, Tennessee, at Studio Club 703 by Marc Lacuesta "Porque Eu Sei que É Amor" video at Titãs' official YouTube channel

Robert E. Lee High School (Jacksonville)

Robert E. Lee Senior High School is a four-year secondary institution in Jacksonville, Florida, it was named after Confederate States of America general Robert E. Lee. Located in the Riverside and Avondale neighborhood, it is the second oldest high school in Jacksonville operating at its original location, after its traditional rival, Andrew Jackson High School. Lee is part of the Duval County magnet school program. Eligible students at Lee can earn concurrent credit through the Jacksonville Early College High School program, they receive high school credits from Lee and college credit from Florida State College at Jacksonville for the same courses. Lee students can specialize in courses through the Engineering Academy or the Math and Science Magnet Program. In addition, there is a Liberal Arts curriculum; the Early College, Engineering and Science, plus Liberal Arts courses of study are known as Lee's four learning communities. Lee High is one of 20 high schools in the Duval County Public Schools.

Lee, like all other district schools, is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. The architecture of Lee High School has long been a source of pride for alumni. Architect Victor Earl Mark designed Lee High School with William B. Ittner of St. Louis in 1926-27. Both architects designed Andrew Jackson Senior High School at the same time, which explains the striking similarity between the two school buildings. Mark studied under famed Jacksonville architect Henry John Klutho from 1907 to 1911; the school was dedicated to Robert E. Lee on his birthday, January 19, 1928. Jacksonville's three newly constructed high schools—Lee High, Andrew Jackson High, Julia E. Landon High—replaced Duval High School, the city's original secondary institution for white students; the three new schools were built to meet the needs of a growing city. Black students at the time attended Stanton High School; the main structure of Lee High School is notable for its beige bricks and top floor off-white stucco.

It is handsomely framed by four gabled transepts, which in turn are framed by ground-to-roof stacks of alternating small and large cornerstones. The top floor stucco of the four transepts feature a coat of arms, in which a central figure reaches for a star on the left, while a tree occupies the right side. Unique are the two front arch doorways, which sport an impressive amount of "radiating" stonework; the main building has a large courtyard. The football stadium is in the school's "backyard." A field house was added between the back of the school in the 1940s. A first floor addition on the original structure's right side accommodated a meeting room, a cafeteria expansion, the boys' locker room; the basketball gym was built to the right of the school, the shop and music buildings were located behind the original building to the left at end of Donald Street. Around 1964, the school board converted Landon High School to a junior high school; this made Lee and Jackson the two oldest Jacksonville high schools operating at their original sites.

In 1965, a group of Lee High School students formed the band My Backyard. The band, led by singer Ronnie Van Zant, was renamed Lynyrd Skynyrd after coach Leonard Skinner sent guitarist Gary Rossington to the principal's office for wearing his hair long. Lee High, like other Duval County schools, was desegregated in two stages; the faculty was integrated during the years of 1968-71. Full student integration took place during the 1971-72 school year. In the early 1980s, the school constructed an outdoor pool between the gym and the original building. Before that time, the swim teams trained at the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd Pool, located about a mile north. Lee Pool is used by physical education classes during the school year. In the summer, it becomes a free public pool operated by the City of Jacksonville Parks & Recreation Department. On November 24, 1986, Lee was ravaged by a fire that destroyed many classrooms; the fire damage was estimated at US$4.5 million. After the fire, the Robert E. Lee High School Restoration Committee was formed by Lee alumni to help raise money for restoration.

The cafeteria and the library were expanded during the restoration. In 1991, a new two-floor classroom building was built behind the original structure to accommodate the addition of Ninth Grade. Lee had been a three-year high school since its opening in 1927. Part of the old shop building was torn down to make way for the new two-floor building; the field house was expanded in 1991. Lee was one of 11 schools nationwide selected by the College Board for inclusion in the 2006-10 EXCELerator School Improvement Model program; the educational partnership, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, was designed to raise Lee's graduation rate and improve college readiness among minority and low income students. In 2010, Lee's engineering magnet program was recognized as a Model Academy by the National Career Academy Coalition. Only 16 schools in the United States have earned this title; the engineering program earned two honors from the Florida Engineering Society. Jeffrey G. Cumber was recognized as the 2010 Teacher of the Year, Lee won the School of the Year title.

Cumber and Lee High School received $500 checks from the affiliated Florida Engineering Foundation. Lee High itself reflects the Open Air architectural values of the Progressive Education Movement; the Progressives felt. Lee High School's numerous windows bring in a lot of natural light. So, the original building is less dependent on artificial lighting; this is one of the "green" advantages of histor