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Driencourt Point

Driencourt Point is a point 6 nautical miles southeast of Claude Point on the west side of Brabant Island, in the Palmer Archipelago. It was first charted by the French Antarctic Expedition, 1903–05, named by Jean-Baptiste Charcot after Joseph F. L. Driencourt, a French engineer who advised on the hydrographic equipment for the expedition. Antarctic Digital Database. Scale 1:250000 topographic map of Antarctica. Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research. Since 1993 upgraded and updated. British Antarctic Territory. Scale 1:200000 topographic map. DOS 610 Series, Sheet W 64 62. Directorate of Overseas Surveys, Tolworth, UK, 1980. Brabant Island to Argentine Islands. Scale 1:250000 topographic map. British Antarctic Survey, 2008; this article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Driencourt Point"

Justin Carter

Justin Anthony Carter is an American professional basketball player for Pallacanestro Varese of the Italian Lega Basket Serie A. He played college basketball for Creighton. After going undrafted in the 2010 NBA draft, Carter moved to Slovakia for the 2010–11 season, signed by BK Vahostav-SK Zilina. After that, he moved to Turkey to play there for several teams. Most he has played for Uşak Sportif of the Turkish Basketball League. On December 29, 2014, Carter signed with Galatasaray Liv Hospital of Turkey for the rest of the 2014–15 season. In July 2015, Carter joined the Phoenix Suns for the 2015 Las Vegas Summer League. On July 28, 2015, he signed with Pınar Karşıyaka. In late January 2016, he left Karşıyaka and signed with Guangdong Southern Tigers of China for the rest of the 2015–16 CBA season. On August 26, 2016, Carter signed with Russian club Khimki for the 2016–17 season. On October 25, 2016, he was waived by Khimki after appearing in four games. Two days he signed with Israeli club Maccabi Kiryat Gat.

On August 17, 2017, Carter signed with Kazakhstani team Astana for the 2017–18 season. On September 30, 2018, he signed with Shabab Al Ahli of the UAE National Basketball League. In January 2019, Carter signed with Dinamo Sassari of the Italian Lega Basket Serie A. On May 1, 2019, he won the FIBA Europe Cup with Dinamo. On 29th of July Carter signed with Chorale Roanne in the French LNB Pro A; the team was forced to withdraw the contract earlier: on 9th of December Chorale Roanne, announced the recission after the violent reaction against two players during the match against Élan Béarnais, played on the 30th of November which caused his deferment for 10 matches. In the end of January he signed with Pallacanestro Varese until the end of the 2019-20 season. Note: The EuroLeague is not the only competition in which the player participated for the team during the season, he played in domestic competition, regional competition if applicable. Uşak SportifTBL All-Star: 2014AstanaKazakhstan Basketball Championship: 2017–18 Kazakh Cup: 2017–18Dinamo SassariFIBA Europe Cup: 2018–19 Justin Carter at Justin Carter at Justin Carter at

Lightning Motorcycle

Lightning Motorcycle Corp. is an American manufacturer of electric motorcycles. CEO and Founder Richard Hatfield started the company in 2006 in California. Founder Hatfield looked to convert a motorbike to electric with lithium batteries after participating in an electric Porsche race team. Lightning Motorcycle converted a former Yamaha R1 race bike to electric in 2006; the bike featured over about 70 pounds-feet of torque and a top speed of 100 mph. In 2008, Lightning developed a lithium battery induction motor ATV to be used for military, border control, law enforcement, search and rescue; the Lightning Bike electric motorcycle set a new land speed record with an average of 173.388 mph at the BUB Motorcycle Speed Trials on the Bonneville Salt Flats. It set a new record in 2012 with a 2 way average of 215.96 mph and a top speed of 218.96 mph in Bonneville. In 2012, the solar-powered Barracuda Lightning Bike won the joint eGrandPrix TTXGP and FIM ePower electric motorcycle racing series at the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca with rider Michael Barnes.

Rider Carlin Dunne and Lightning's LS-218 Superbike won the motorcycle field at Pikes Peak in 2013, making it the first electric bike to beat out all its gas-powered counterparts. Richard Hatfield said; the Lightning team and its sponsors did an incredible job bringing is all to its culmination of a goal we set ourselves fours years ago, to compete head to toe against the best gasoline powered vehicles in the world." With a top speed of 218 mph, the LS-218 has been named one of the fastest motorcycles in production. In 2018 Lightning Motorcycles moved into its new corporate headquarters in California; the new San Jose based facility is five times the square footage when compared to Lightning’s previous San Carlos location. The new larger building has provided Lightning with the ability to expand production of the LS-218 Superbike, as well as an in-house design studio for designing future Lightning products, increased research and development capabilities and additional office space to accommodate the expanding Lightning team.

On January 17, 2019, Lightning Motorcycle teased their next bike, the Lightning Strike, claiming a top speed of 150 MPH, a top range of 150 miles, a 35 minute DC charge time, a starting price of $12,998. It is scheduled to be released in March 2019. Official website

Echigo-Tanaka Station

Echigo-Tanaka Station is a railway station in the town of Tsunan, Nakauonuma District, Niigata Prefecture, Japan operated by East Japan Railway Company. Echigo-Tanaka Station is served by the Iiyama Line, is 54.9 kilometers from the starting point of the line at Toyono Station. The station consists of one side platform serving a single bi-directional track; the station is unattended. Echigo-Tanaka Station opened on 1 August 1927. With the privatization of Japanese National Railways on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR East. A new station building was completed in 1998. National Route 117 List of railway stations in Japan JR East station information

Mandi Perkins

Mandi Perkins is a songwriter and lead singer of the band of Verona. Mandi Perkins was born and raised in Toronto, Canada, she attended UC Berkeley. Following graduation, she moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in music while attending law school. Perkins toured the country and performed on the Sunset Strip, Silverlake and in Echo Park at such venues as The Roxy, The Viper Room, The Satellite, The Echo and The Troubadour, she completed her first independent full length album, bleeding the line... in 2007 with producer Warren Huart. She began working with music producer Jeff Rosen, who introduced her to executives at Sony Music, which signed her to a record deal. Mandi began work on her major label debut album, Alice In No Man’s Land. After the collapse of the RCA Victor label and the firing of her label head, Alice In No Man’s Land only saw a limited digital release. All the lyrics on Alice In No Man’s Land were written by Perkins and the album was produced by Warren Huart and mixed by Michael Brauer.

In the first half of 2009, Perkins played the South by Southwest festival and did a club tour in the United States. Perkins asked for a release from her contract with Sony in June 2009 and started a new band named of Verona in July 2011

Michaela Paetsch

Michaela Paetsch Neftel is an American violinist, born in Colorado Springs. She is known for being the first female in the world to have recorded all 24 Paganini Caprices for solo violin. Michaela Paetsch was raised in a large musical family - with parents, two sisters and four brothers - in Colorado Springs, she studied first with her parents since the age of three with Priscilla and Gunther Paetsch with Ivan Galamian at Meadowmount and with Szymon Goldberg at Yale University and at the Curtis Institute of Music. She made her debut as a soloist at the age of eleven with the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto. Since she has been performing as soloist and chamber musician in the major musical centres of the world, including New York's Carnegie Hall, Avery Fisher Hall, the Library of Congress in Washington, she has played in major festivals such as the Marlboro, Davos, Banff, "Mostly Mozart" in New York. She has been invited as soloist with the NHK Symphony Orchestra, the Philharmonics of Osaka, Seoul, Liège and Bergen.

She has performed under such conductors as Kent Nagano, Dimitrij Kitajenko, Horst Stein and Myung-Whun Chung. As a soloist of international repute she has performed in concert with, among others, the BBC Symphony Orchestra in London, the Gewandhaus in Leipzig Germany, the NHK Symphony Orchestra in Tokyo, the Hallé Orchestra Manchester, La Suisse Romande and Montreal, she has won numerous awards, including first prize in the G. B. Dealey International Competition in Dallas and top prizes in the Queen Elisabeth and the Tchaikovsky International Violin Competitions, her extensive discography includes: The 24 Caprices by Niccolò Paganini with Teldec. She has recorded with Sony Classical, Arte Nova and Tudor, her recent disc of the Concertos by Joachim Raff with the Bamberg Symphony Orchestra. The complete music for solo strings of Daron Hagen for Arsis. Ensemble incanto - string quartetSince 1993 Michaela Paetsch is the violinist of the quartet "ensemble incanto" with which she tours extensively and records regularly.

She lives in Switzerland. Michaela Paetsch's home page is A German web site is here: