The Nelson River is a river of north-central North America, in the Canadian province of Manitoba. The river runs 644 kilometres before it ends in Hudson Bay, its full length is 2,575 kilometres, it has mean discharge of 2,370 cubic metres per second, has a drainage basin of 1,072,300 square kilometres, of which 180,000 square kilometres is in the United States. The Nelson River flows into Playgreen Lake from Lake Winnipeg flows from two channels into Cross Lake; the east channel and the Jack River flow from the southeast portion of the lake into Little Playgreen Lake the Nelson east channel continues in a northerly direction passing through Pipestone Lake on its way to Cross Lake. The west channel flows out of the north ends of Playgreen Lake, Kiskittogisu Lake and Kiskitto Lake into Cross Lake at the Manitoba Hydro's Jenpeg Generating Station and Dam. From Cross Lake it flows through Sipiwesk Lake, Split Lake and Stephens Lake on its way to the Hudson Bay. Since it drains Lake Winnipeg, it is the last part of the large Saskatchewan River system, as well as that of the Red River and Winnipeg River.
Devils Lake is unusual for a glacial lake in being presently closed has been known to overflow into the Red River for at least five separate periods since deglaciation. Besides Lake Winnipeg, its primary tributaries include the Grass River, which drains a long area north of Lake Winnipeg, the Burntwood River, which passes through Thompson, Manitoba; the river flows into Hudson Bay at Port Nelson, just north of the Hayes York Factory. Other communities upriver from there include Bird, Long Spruce, Split Lake, Cross Lake, Norway House. North America has just one port on the Arctic Ocean, linked to the North American railway grid—at Churchill, Manitoba, at the mouth of the Churchill River. Port facilities were to be built at Port Nelson, a rail link was to be built to Port Nelson. Practical problems led to the port's relocation to Churchill; those difficulties included a much greater need for dredging, because the Nelson River's water was more full of silt, in absolute terms, carried more silt because of its greater volume of flow.
The Nelson estuary is broad and shallow, so port facilities would have to be constructed on artificial islands created in the middle of the river, that would require a causeway a kilometer long to reach. The river was named by Sir Thomas Button, a Welsh explorer from St. Lythans, who wintered at its mouth in 1612, after Robert Nelson, a ship's master who died there. At that time, the Cree people who lived along its banks called it Powinigow or Powinini-gow, which may have meant "the Rapid Strangers' river"; the area was fought over for the fur trade, though the Hayes River, whose mouth is near the Nelson's, became the main route inland. Fort Nelson, a historic Hudson's Bay Company trading post, was at the mouth of the Nelson River at Hudson Bay and was a key trading post in the early 18th century. After his pivotal role in establishing the Hudson's Bay Company, Pierre Esprit Radisson, noted French explorer, was chief director of trade at Fort Nelson during one of his sustained periods of service to England.
Today, Fort Nelson no longer exists. Port Nelson, the abandoned shipping port, remains on the opposite side of the river mouth on Hudson Bay; the Nelson River's huge volume and long drop make it useful for generating hydroelectricity. Flooding caused by damming of the river has provoked bitter disputes with First Nations in the past although the Northern Flood Agreement was created in the 1970s to help offset the damages caused by flooding. "Travelling up the Nelson River, it’s easy to see the impacts of hydro development. The once-pristine water is now silty and not to be trusted for drinking. Trees fall into the river everywhere along the shore, thanks to erosion caused by fluctuating water levels. Ancient graves are being exposed, sacred sites are now under water. What was once a highway for hunters is now dangerous to travel in winter, as the location of ice pockets created by flooding and retreating water cannot be predicted. A river, once the basis for life has become deadly." Peter Kulchyski 2012 List of longest rivers of Canada Nelson River Hydroelectric Project List of Manitoba rivers Manitoba Hydro Nelson River Bipole Information and a map of the Nelson's watershed
Netaji Bhawan or Netaji Bhavan is a building maintained as a memorial and research center to the life of the Indian nationalist "Netaji" Subhas Chandra Bose in Kolkata. The house, built by Bose's father in 1909, is owned and managed by the Netaji Research Bureau and includes a museum and library; the Bureau is run by his mother. The building is on Lala Lajpat Rai Sarani in Kolkata. Bose fled to Berlin. After that, he traveled to Japan-occupied Southeast Asia by submarine, organized Indian National Army, fought against British Raj with the Imperial Japanese Army. Relics of Bose's footprints are exhibited in the museum. After the Second World War, Mohandas K. Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru visited Netaji Bhawan. In 2007, Prime Minister of Japan Shinzō Abe visited the Netaji Bhawan. Netaji Research Bureau
Total Eclipse is the third album of fusion drummer Billy Cobham. The album was released in 1974, it comprises all written by Billy Cobham. The album peaked number 6 in the Billboard Jazz album charts, number 12 in the R&B album charts and number 36 in the Billboard 200 charts. All selections written by Billy Cobham. "Solarization"" – 11:09 a. "Solarization" – 3:00 b. "Second Phase" – 1:43 c. "Crescent Sun" – 2:40 d. "Voyage" – 2:56 e. "Solarization-Recapitulation" – 0:50 "Lunarputians – 2:32 "Total Eclipse" – 5:59 "Bandits" – 2:30 "Moon Germs" – 4:55 "The Moon Ain't Made of Green Cheese" – 0:56 "Sea of Tranquility" – 10:44 "Last Frontier" – 5:22 The personnel on all sections is: John Abercrombie – electric & ovation guitars Michael Brecker – flute, soprano & tenor saxes Randy Brecker – trumpet, flugelhorn Glenn Ferris – tenor & bass trombones Billy Cobham – traps, acoustic piano on "The Moon Ain't Made Of Green Cheese & "Last Frontier" Milcho Leviev – keyboards Alex Blake – electric bassAdditional musiciansDavid Earle Johnson – congas on "Solarization" & "Moon Germs" Sue Evan – marimba on "Solarization" Cornell Dupree – first guitar solo on "Moon Germs" Ken Scott – recording and re-mixing engineer Bob Warner – tape operator & assistant Gilbert Stone – cover illustration Bob Defrin – art direction Total Eclipse at Discogs
Dark Palace is a novel by the Australian author Frank Moorhouse that won the 2001 Miles Franklin Literary Award. The novel forms the second part of the author's "Edith Trilogy", following Grand Days, published in 1993; the trilogy is a fictional account of the League of Nations. A direct sequel to Grand Days and beginning in 1931, the novel traces the private and public lives of an Australian woman Edith Campbell Berry, during her final years as an official of the League of Nations based in Geneva. Berry's crumbling marriage parallels the futility of the League's attempts at negotiated disarmament, though she is reunited with her former lover, a cross-dressing Englishman. Returning on leave to Australia, Berry finds she now has little in common with her homeland, after her years of moving in European diplomatic circles, she remains with the Secretary-General's Office at the half-empty Palais des Nations throughout World War II, while a skeleton Secretariat attempts to continue the peacetime functions of the League.
In 1945 Berry accompanies a delegation of senior League officials to San Francisco, in the expectation that they will all have key roles to play in the newly established United Nations. To her humiliation and anger they are excluded from any involvement in the setting up of the new organization; the League itself is dissolved a few months and Berry moves to Canberra, aspiring to a new career in the Australian Department of External Affairs. "To Jean-Paul and Monique Delamotte and patrons". Miles Franklin Literary Award, 2001: winner In 2001 in a press release the administrators of the Victorian Premier's Literary Awards, the State Library of Victoria, erroneously named Dark Palace as the winner of that year's award, when in fact the decision had gone to Peter Carey's True History of the Kelly Gang. Howe, Renate. "Oral Sex and the League of Nations: The Genre of Faction in Grand Days and Dark Palace". Network Review of Books. Perth: Australian Public Intellectual Network. ISSN 1833-0932. Archived from the original on 29 September 2012.
The 16th TVyNovelas Awards, is an Academy of special awards to the best of soap operas and TV shows. The awards ceremony took place on 1998 in the México D. F.. The ceremony was televised in the Mexico by Canal de las estrellas. Fernando Colunga and Sebastian Ligarde hosted the show. Esmeralda won 5 awards including Best Telenovela of the most for the evening. Other winners Pueblo chico, infierno grande won 4 awards, Te sigo amando won 3 awards, Mirada de mujer won 2 awards and Alguna vez tendremos alas, Mi pequeña traviesa, María Isabel, Mi querida Isabel, El alma no tiene color and Salud, dinero y amor won one each
Márcio Sampaio is a Portuguese football coach, an Assistant Coach at Sporting Clube de Portugal. Sampaio began his career at semi professional side CD Boliqueime in 2004 where he was part of the coaching staff, before receiving an invitation to join the coaching staff of F. C. Ferreiras three months later. After the club was promoted to the Portuguese Third Division he fell out with the director over wages and soon left to join Silves, where he remained until they were relegated from the Portuguese Second Division, he join the coaching staff at the Olhanense youth team in 2006, where he remained for a year and a half before being invited to join the coaching setup of the senior side. In 2008, he joined Primeira Liga side Braga as a strength and condition coach, before going on to join Swiss side Servette FC in January 2010 as a fitness and condition coach, where he remained for 6 months before leaving for the United Arab Emirates to join Al-Sharjah SCC in the same capacity, he left Al-Sharjah in May 2011 to return to Portugal, where he became the fitness coach of União de Leiria in October 2011, before joining Sporting Clube de Portugal as a fitness coach in July 2012 for a year.
In the summer of 2013 he became the fitness coach of Albanian Superliga side Partizani Tirana, where in January 2014 he became the interim and permanent head coach until the end of the season. Shortly after leaving Partizani, he joined Egyptian side Zamalek SC as a fitness coach and he win the Egypt championship and the Supercup, before moving to Saudi Arabian side Al-Shabab FC. In June 2015 he returned to Sporting Clube de Portugal once again as a fitness coach and win the Portuguese SuperCup against Benfica Lisbon. In January 2018, won the Portuguese League Cup with Sporting Clube de Portugal. In 20 of May, he was in the final of Portugal Cup and they lost this tropheu against Desportivo das Aves. After this sporting season, he signed for Al Hilal of Saudi Arabia in the 2018/2019 season, where he won a Super Cup, against Al Ittihad de Jedah in a match that took place in London