The Mornington Peninsula National Park is a national park located in the Greater Melbourne region of Victoria, Australia. The 2,686-hectare national park is situated 90 kilometres south of Melbourne on the Mornington Peninsula. Together with the adjacent Arthurs Seat State Park, the national park was listed on the now-defunct Register of the National Estate, in recognition of their outstanding values and their importance as part of the protected area's heritage; the Coast Walk, a two-day 30-kilometre walking track from Cape Schanck to London Bridge takes in the entire coastline of the national park. The walk features a network of cliff top tracks with spectacular ocean views and dense coastal vegetation, as well as sections of long beach walks which pass by sculpted sand dunes and tidal rock pools; the Farnsworth Track is 2 kilometres in length. The Coppins Track is a 3-kilometre return walking track from Sorrento Ocean Beach to Diamond Bay; the Cape Schanck Lighthouse and associated buildings were constructed from 1859 and are excellent example of the architecture of the day.
Situated between Arthurs Seat and Cape Schanck on the Mornington Peninsula, Greens Bush is the largest remnant of bushland on the Peninsula. Surrounded by farmland, the area contains a variety of vegetation communities, making it a wildlife haven and excellent place for nature walking. Horse riding is a popular activity in parts of the national park, with access from the national park entrance station near Gunnamatta and near St Andrews. Dog walking is permitted in certain parts of beachland within the park, within certain hours. Protected areas of Victoria Mornington Peninsula and Western Port Biosphere Reserve "Mornington Peninsula National Park: Visitor Guide". Parks Victoria. Government of Victoria. January 2012. Mornington Peninsula overview. Parks Victoria, Government of Victoria. 2010. Greens Bush, Mornington Peninsula National Park. Parks Victoria, Government of Victoria. August 2012
The International Children's Games is an International Olympic Committee-sanctioned event held every year where children from cities around the world and between the ages of 12 and 15 participate in a variety of sports and cultural activities. The Slovenian sports instructor Metod Klemenc founded the International Children's Games in 1968 with the aim of promoting peace and friendship through sports to the world's youth, he organised the first International Children's Games and Cultural Festival in 1968 with the participation of teams from nine European cities. Since that time, 37,000 children aged 12 to 15 have been in competition at 47 Summer Games and 6 Winter Games. 411 different cities, 86 countries and all 5 continents have participated. The International Children's Games and Cultural Festival has become the world's largest international multi-sport youth games, is a recognised member of the International Olympic Committee; the next edition of the International Children's Games will be the Summer edition held in Ufa, Russia from July 10 to 13, 2019.
Youth Olympic Games Official International Children's Games Website New Taipeh International Children's Games 2016 Inssbruch International Children's Winter Games 2016 Alkmaar International Children's Games 2015 Lake Macquarie International Children's Games 2014 Ufa International Children's Winter Games 2013 Windsor-Essex International Children's Games 2013 Lanarkshire International Children's Games 2011 Kelowna International Children's Winter Games 2011 Athens International Children's Games 2009
Dennis Olsen is a Norwegian racing driver. He is a member of the Red Bull Racing Simulator Development Program and a Porsche young professional driver. Born in Våler, Olsen began Karting in his native Norway aged six. After winning numerous junior titles, he stepped up to the KF3 class in 2009, winning the Norwegian title, he retained his title in 2010, a year which saw him finish second in the Junior Monaco Kart Cup and third in the German Junior Karting Championship. In 2011, Olsen won his third consecutive Norwegian KF3 title, the German KF3 championship and the WSK Cup Final KF2 titles. For his final year of karting in 2012, he defended his WSK Cup Final KF2 title and won the prestigious German KF1 karting championship. Olsen began his single-seater career in early 2013, racing in the New Zealand-based Toyota Racing Series, becoming the first Norwegian driver to enter the series, he finished the championship in thirteenth place, scoring a best race result of fifth in the final round of the series at Manfeild.
Olsen's main racing program for 2013 was in the Formula Renault 2.0 NEC championship, racing for German team Josef Kaufmann Racing. He finished third in the standings, behind the British Fortec Motorsports pairing of Jack Aitken and Matt Parry after taking three podium finishes, he recorded a Pole position for the final race of the season at Zandvoort, but the race was cancelled due to heavy rain. He contested a one-off round of the Formula Renault 2.0 Alps season at Spa-Francorchamps with the AV Formula team. For 2014, Olsen graduated to the Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 championship with Prema Powerteam. He finished second in the standings, behind champion Nyck de Vries, after taking three podium places including race wins at Spa-Francorchamps and the Nürburgring. At the final round of the season in Jerez, he finished second in the first race, a result that earned him the runner-up spot in the championship, but was disqualified for a technical infringement, he did, secure second in the championship the following day after finishing seventh in the final race of the season.
He contested a partial campaign in the Formula Renault 2.0 Alps championship with Prema, taking six top ten finishes in the six races he took part in. Olsen will remain in Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 for a second season in 2015, switching to Manor MP Motorsport. † As Olsen was a guest driver, he was ineligible for championship points. * Season still in progress. ‡ Half points awarded. * Season still in progress. Official website Dennis Olsen career summary at DriverDB.com Dennis Olsen on Twitter
Marcus "Marc" Felix Brundenell Fitch, was an English historian and philanthropist. Fitch was born in Kensington, London in 1908. After finishing his schooling, Fitch joined the family business, was appointed director in 1930. During his life he travelled around Europe, with interests in history and archaeology. In 1952 he was elected a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London, was a member of other organisations. While he was chairman of the British Record Society he set up the Marc Fitch Fund, an educational charity which funds research and publication in the UK, in the fields of archaeology, historical geography, history of art, architecture and genealogy. Fitch was awarded an Honorary DLitt. by the University of Leicester. The university's Marc Fitch Historical Institute, on Salisbury Road, is a centre for urban historical research named after Fitch. Between 1975 and 1988, the Marc Fitch Award for Bibliography was funded by Fitch. Since 1956, the Marc Fitch lectures have been given including David Starkey.
During the 1970s, Fitch helped set up the Aurelius Trust, a charity which makes donations in the interests of the conservation of culture. In 1973 the British School at Athens built a laboratory with Fitch's backing, named after him. Fitch died in 1994 in Andover, Hampshire
Windsor is a city in Shelby County, United States. The population was 1,187 at the 2010 census. Windsor is located at 39°26′21″N 88°35′46″W. According to the US Census Bureau, the city has a total area of all land; as of the census of 2000, there were 1,125 people, 466 households, 317 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,820.3 people per square mile. There were 523 housing units at an average density of 846.2 per square mile. The racial makeup of the city was 98.84% White, 0.36% from other races, 0.80% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.44% of the population. There were 466 households out of which 32.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.7% were married couples living together, 10.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 31.8% were non-families. 27.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.0% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.41 and the average family size was 2.93.
In the city, the population was spread out with 26.2% under the age of 18, 8.5% from 18 to 24, 26.7% from 25 to 44, 21.4% from 45 to 64, 17.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 88.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.7 males. The median income for a household in the city was $33,095, the median income for a family was $40,250. Males had a median income of $27,100 versus $20,000 for females; the per capita income for the city was $16,002. About 6.5% of families and 8.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.5% of those under age 18 and 9.9% of those age 65 or over. Windsor Illinois - Home Page
Nawala is an up-market residential Suburb of Colombo near Rajagiriya, within the Kotte municipality in the western province of Sri Lanka. Nawala lies between the Administrative Capital of Kotte, it is considered to be a part of Rajagiriya and is bordered by Nugegoda to the South and Narahenpita to the West. It comprises two wards of the Sri Jayawardanapura Kotte Municipal Council area: Ward no. 3 — Welikada-Nawala. Ward no. 4 — Nawala. Nawala is the ceramic capital of Sri Lanka. During the past couple of years, the number of ceramic stores increased and still counting. However, today Nawala is a cosmopolitan town encompassing all facilities. Supermarkets, banks, fuel stations, book shops, grocery shops, hardware shops and many retailers of upmarket brands have made Nawala a landmark town. However, the old village of Nawala, which until the 1920s was uninhabited, was bounded by the Diyawanna Oya to the South and East, the Heen Ela to the West, Koswatte to the North, its main feature was the ammunition dump, the bunkers of which are still visible in the Nawala Cemetery.
Decades before the modern era where there was mass migration from villages to suburbs, Nawala was said to house large plant nurseries back then. Nawala was a rather sleepy suburb and came into prominence after the opening of the economy in 1977 and today a popular residential/commercial town in Colombo