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List of U.S. states and territories by coastline

This is a list of U. S. states and territories ranked by their coastline length. Thirty states have a coastline: twenty-three with a coastline on the Arctic Ocean, Atlantic Ocean, and/or Pacific Ocean, eight with a Great Lakes shoreline. New York has coasts on the Atlantic Ocean. Smaller border lakes such as Lake Champlain or Lake of the Woods are not counted; the five major U. S. territories have coastlines — three of them have a coastline on the Pacific Ocean, two of them have a coastline on the Atlantic Ocean. The U. S. Minor Outlying Islands have coastlines. Two separate measurements are used: method 1 only includes states with ocean coastline and excludes tidal inlets. For example, method 2 counts the Great Bay as part of New Hampshire's coastline, but method 1 does not. Method 1 does not include the coastlines of the territories of the United States, while method 2 does; the data for method 1 was retrieved from a CRS Report for Congress using data from U. S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, The Coastline of the United States, 1975.

This is based on measurements made using large-scale nautical charts. The figure for Connecticut was arrived at separately and may not reflect the correct comparative distance; these numbers exclude the Great Lakes coastlines. The data for method 2 is from a list maintained by the Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; the state coastline lengths were computed by an unspecified method that includes tidal areas not included in the first method. These numbers include the Great Lakes coastlines, which do not have similar tidal areas. Data for the U. S. Minor Outlying Islands is from the CIA World Factbook; the figures face the ambiguity inherent in all attempts at measuring coastlines, as expressed in the coastline paradox. Coastline paradox List of countries by length of coastline How Long Is the Coast of Britain? Statistical Self-Similarity and Fractional Dimension

Seshadri Express

The Seshadri Express is a train in India, named after the Seshadri Hills, where Tirupati is located. This train earlier ran between Andhra Pradesh's coastal city of Kakinada to Tirupati; this was extended to Bangalore in 2005. The Seshadri train is considered to be one of the best way to commute to the capital of Karnataka and the most famous pilgrimage center of Tirupati from Godavari districts. Though Indian trains are notorious for making terrible time, the Seshadri Express is one of the few which are known for being punctual, it was started in 2002. Prior to the Seshadri Express, a link express from Kakinada, which consisted of 12 compartments, was connected to the Tirumala Express which runs from Visakhapatnam to Tirupati and Samalkot Junction these two trains were coupled & combinely run together till Tirupati Main. Keeping in mind the growing demand for a new train to the pilgrim centre, the government introduced the Seshadri Express in 2002 and extended it up to Bangalore; the train thus runs through the loop path of Nidadavolu, Bhimavaram and Vijayawada to cater to the needs of Godavari and Krishna Dists.

The Seshadri Express runs between Kakinada and the software capital of India, via Tirupati. It is being operated with 17209 / 17210 train numbers, it is one of the busiest trains, running with 20 coaches at full capacity at all times. It has 6 AC, 10 Sleeper, 3 second-class general compartments, 2 luggage cum brake vans; this train runs via Jolarpettai Junction, Katpadi Junction, Renigunta Junction, Tenali Junction, Vijayawada Junction, Gudivada Junction, Nidadavolu Junction, Samalkot Junction. This train stops at 35 stations that are Bengaluru Cantt, White Field, Bangarapet Junction, Jolarpettai Junction, Gudiyattam, Katpadi Junction, Pakala Junction, Tirupati Main, Renigunta Junction, Gudur Junction, Kavali, Ongole, Bapatla, Tenali Junction, Vijayawada Junction*, Gudivada Junction, Akividu, Bhimavaram Town, Tanuku, Nidadavolu Junction, Rajahmundry and Samalkot Junction. *Locomotive us changed at Vijayawada Junction. This train shares. Gs Train 17210 departs Kakinada Town at 17:30 to reach Tirupati at 5:30 am and Bangalore at 12:30 pm the next day.

In return, Train No. 17209, Bangalore City – Kakinada Town Seshadri Express, has been revised with effect from 30 Jun 2019, leaves Bangalore 11:00 am, Tirupati at 5:15 pm and Kakinada Town at 6:45 am the next day. Hence, this train acts as a night express between Godavari district places and the pilgrimage centre of Tirupati, as an Intercity express between Tirupati and Bangalore

Mount Ebal

Mount Ebal is one of the two mountains in the immediate vicinity of the city of Nablus in the West Bank, forms the northern side of the valley in which Nablus is situated, the southern side being formed by Mount Gerizim. The mountain is one of the highest peaks in the West Bank and rises to 940 m above sea level, some 60 m higher than Mount Gerizim. Mount Ebal is 17 km2 in area, is composed of limestone; the slopes of the mountain contain several large caverns which were originally quarries, at the base towards the north are several tombs. In advance of the Israelites' entry to the Promised Land, Deuteronomy 11:29 records Moses' direction that "when the Lord your God has brought you into the land which you go to possess, that you shall put the blessing on Mount Gerizim and the curse on Mount Ebal". In the masoretic text and the Septuagint version of Deuteronomy 27, an instruction is given to build an altar on Mount Ebal, constructed from natural stones, to place stones there and whiten them with lime, to make peace offerings on the altar, eat there, write the words of this law on the stone.

According to the Samaritan Pentateuch version, this instruction concerns Mount Gerizim, which the Samaritans view as a holy site. Recent Dead Sea Scrolls work supports the accuracy of the Samaritan Pentateuch's designation of Mount Gerizim rather than Mount Ebal as the sacred site. An instruction subsequent to this orders that, once this is done, the Israelites should split into two groups, one to stay on Mount Ebal and pronounce curses, while the other goes to Mount Gerizim and pronounces blessings; the tribes of Simeon, Judah, Issachar and Benjamin were to be sent to Gerizim, while those of Reuben, Asher, Zebulun and Naphtali, were to remain on Ebal. No attempts to explain this division of tribes either by their Biblical ethnology or by their geographical distribution have been accepted in academic circles. More however, some argue that the tribes were divided as as possible given the population's census data given in the Book of Numbers; the division found in the book of Deuteronomy is the most equal out of 462 possible divisions.

The text goes on to list twelve curses, which were to be pronounced by the Levite priesthood and answered by the people with Amen. These curses resemble laws, they are not followed by a list of blessings described in a liturgical framework; the present position of these explicit blessings and curses, within a larger narrative of promise, a far larger narrative of threat, is considered to have been an editorial decision for the post-exilic second version of Deuteronomy, to reflect the deuteronomist's worldview after the Babylonian exile had occurred. In the Book of Joshua, after the Battle of Ai, Joshua built an altar of unhewn stones there, the Israelites made peace offerings on it, the Law of Moses was written onto the stones, the Israelites split into the two groups specified in Deuteronomy and pronounced blessings and cursings as instructed there. There is some debate between textual scholars as to whether this incident in Joshua is one account or spliced together two different accounts, where one account refers to Joshua building an altar, making sacrifices on it, while the other account refers to Joshua placing large stone slabs there, whitened with lime and had the Torah inscribed on them.

Either way there is general agreement that the sources of Joshua predate Deuteronomy, hence that the order to build the altar and make the inscription is based on these actions in the sources of Joshua, rather than the other way round to provide an aetiology for the site acceptable to the deuteronomist's theology. Much in the Book, when Joshua was old and dying, he gathered the people together at Shechem, gave a farewell speech, wrote these words in the book of the Torah of God, took a great stone, set it under the doorpost, in the sanctuary of the Lord. Depending on the way in which the sources of Joshua were spliced together, this may just be another version of the earlier narrative Joshua placing the whitened stones slabs with the Torah inscribed on them, some scholars believe that this narrative may have been in an earlier location within the Book of Joshua. In the Biblical narrative, the terebinth next to the sanctuary, was evidently in existence as early as the time of the Patriarchs, as Jacob is described in the Book of Genesis as having buried the idols of strange gods beneath it.

According to a midrash, one of these idols, in the shape of a dove, was recovered by the Samaritans, used in their worship on Mount Gerizim. The higher part of the mountain, on the west, contains the ruins of some massive walls called Al-Kal'ah, east of this are other ruins now called Kunaisah; however much more significant remains have been found on the northern side. Like many other sites in the region, by the 20th century there was a large stone heap found on Mount Ebal.

Al son del mambo

Al son del mambo is a 1950 Mexican Musical film. It was directed by starring Amalia Aguilar and Adalberto Martínez. Don Chonito Godinez, the wealthy owner of a business of Mexican enchiladas, flees Mexico to escape to the modern life and tries to find comfort in Havana. Don Chonito is convinced by a restoring called Maria La O for days at a resort in the country. There, he coincides with his sister, a depressed American woman, a composer and two detectives, which should give him some important information. Under the administration of the Cuban singer Rita Montaner, with songs and dances provided by her daughter Reyna, the estate which houses the complex, is a kind of cabaret that works all day. So the owners and all his friends, Don Chonito decide to enjoy himself. Amalia Aguilar... Reyna Adalberto Martínez "Resortes"... Don Chonito Roberto Romaña... Roberto Dávila Rita Montaner... Rita Amparo Arozamena... María La O Esther Luquin... Linda Joaquín García "Borolas" Mario García "Harapos" Anabel Gutiérrez Joan Page Nacho Contla Damaso Perez Prado Juan Bruno Tarraza Dolly Sisters Beny Moré Los Tres Diamantes Pedro Galindo Galarza Chucho Martínez Gil Chelo La Rue & ballet Alberto Domínguez Yeyo The music of the Cuba Damaso Perez Prado could not go unnoticed in the Mexican cinema of the 1950s.

Chano Urueta was the director responsible for giving life to this musical revue with a minimal plot, in which Roberto Romagna served as presenter, the eccentric comedian Adalberto Martínez "Resortes" with the figure of Amalia Aguilar, rose like star in a film rife with musical numbers and attractive presences. The film is a document of great value for the musical rhythms of those days, with numbers of great artists like Rita Montaner and Perez Prado and the singer Pedro Galindo with mariachis, pianist Juan Bruno Tarraza and many others. Besides the music of Perez Prado, one has the opportunity to see him as an actor, watch "Resortes", Page, the voluptuous Dolly Sisters, the young rising star Anabel Gutiérrez, enjoying the rhythm of the mambo. Al son del mambo on IMDb Credits

Zhang Xuezhong (politician)

Zhang Xuezhong is a Chinese politician and a deputy to the National People's Congress. He has held important party positions in the provinces including the vice-governor of Gansu and the Party Committee Secretary of Sichuan Province, he has held the post of the Minister of Human Resources and Social Security in the central government. Zhang is considered an ally of the former General Secretary of the Communist Party of China Hu Jintao. Zhang Xuezhong was born in February 1943 in Gansu Province, he graduated from both the Northwest Normal University and Lanzhou University majoring in Chinese language and literature. Zhang subsequently worked as a primary school teacher, he joined the Communist Party of China in December 1960. For much of his initial career he taught at the Lanzhou Teachers' School but in 1990 he assumed provincial party and military posts. Zhang studied at the Central Party School between 1990 and 1994. In 1994 he transferred to Beijing and soon became the Minister of Human Resources and Social Security.

Zhang is considered an ally of Hu Jintao, the former General Secretary of the CPC. Zhang got to know Hu when he worked as a personal secretary of Song Ping, former party secretary of Gansu Province. Zhang's connection with Hu put him in a difficult position when farmers in Hanyuan County, Sichuan Province protested the central government's refusal to allow farmers more political rights; the hotel where Zhang was staying was surrounded and the police clashed with the demonstrators resulting in ten casualties. His current position as the party secretary of Sichuan, too, is seen as Hu's project to raise his status before he is given more important promotions. Zhang was the chairman of the Standing Committee of the Sichuan Provincial Committee from 2003 to 2006 and secretary of the Sichuan Party Committee from 2002 to 2006, he is a deputy to the National People's Congress representing Sichuan Province. Zhang is a member of the 16th Central Committee of the CPC and an alternate member of its Politburo.

Throughout his career, Zhang has held the following posts: Secretary of General Office of the CPC Provincial Committee of Gansu Province, 1964–1977 Secretary of the Revolutionary Committee of the Production office in Gansu Province, 1964–1977 Secretary of the Corps Command Office of the Lanzhou Military Region of the People's Liberation Army.

North Kingsville, Ohio

North Kingsville is a village in Ashtabula County, United States. The population was 2,923 at the 2010 census. North Kingsville is located at 41°54′48″N 80°40′30″W. According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 8.91 square miles, of which 8.89 square miles is land and 0.02 square miles is water. As of the census of 2010, there were 2,923 people, 1,150 households, 874 families living in the village; the population density was 328.8 inhabitants per square mile. There were 1,294 housing units at an average density of 145.6 per square mile. The racial makeup of the village was 96.5% White, 0.7% African American, 0.1% Native American, 1.2% Asian, 0.2% Pacific Islander, 0.2% from other races, 1.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.5% of the population. There were 1,150 households of which 32.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.7% were married couples living together, 9.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.6% had a male householder with no wife present, 24.0% were non-families.

19.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.2% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 2.86. The median age in the village was 44.8 years. 23% of residents were under the age of 18. The gender makeup of the village was 51.2 % female. As of the census of 2000, there were 2,658 people, 1,029 households, 807 families living in the village; the population density was 298.5 people per square mile. There were 1,127 housing units at an average density of 126.6 per square mile. The racial makeup of the village was 97.55% White, 0.38% African American, 0.23% Native American, 0.56% Asian, 0.41% from other races, 0.87% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.17% of the population. 16.2% were of German, 15.6% English, 14.9% Italian, 12.0% American, 9.3% Irish and 5.2% Finnish ancestry according to Census 2000. There were 1,029 households out of which 33.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.4% were married couples living together, 8.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 21.5% were non-families.

17.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.2% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 2.91. In the village, the population was spread out with 24.5% under the age of 18, 6.3% from 18 to 24, 27.9% from 25 to 44, 28.5% from 45 to 64, 12.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 96.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.2 males. The median income for a household in the village was $44,276, the median income for a family was $52,417. Males had a median income of $39,479 versus $26,250 for females; the per capita income for the village was $23,000. About 4.9% of families and 7.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.9% of those under age 18 and 2.1% of those age 65 or over