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Princes Highway

The Princes Highway is a major road in Australia, extending from Sydney to Adelaide via the coast through the states of New South Wales and South Australia. It has a length of 1,941 kilometres or 1,898 kilometres via the former alignments of the highway, although these routes are slower and connections to the bypassed sections of the original route are poor in many cases; the highway follows the coastline for most of its length, thus takes quite an indirect and lengthy route. For example, it is 1,040 kilometres from Sydney to Melbourne on Highway 1 as opposed to 870 kilometres on the more direct Hume Highway, 915 kilometres from Melbourne to Adelaide compared to 730 kilometres on the Western and Dukes Highways; because of the rural nature and lower traffic volumes over much of its length, the Princes Highway is a more scenic and leisurely route than the main highways between these major cities. Sections of the Princes Highway have different route allocations; these allocations, from its northern terminus in Sydney to its western terminus in Glen Osmond, are: In 2013, New South Wales introduced a new alphanumeric route numbering system, replacing the former system of national and state routes.

The Princes Highway entered Wollongong as State Route 60 down the Bulli Pass and ran a separate route from Bulli and Thirroul through to the southern suburbs from the parallel Princes Motorway, the latter of which bears the'M1' route designation. The gazetted route of the Princes Highway differs from the route of State Route 60; the gazetted route was designated State Route 60 for its length, but deviated from the road, signposted as the Princes Highway between Bellambi and North Wollongong. The section of the Princes Highway between West Helensburgh and Bulli Tops the original coastal route between Sydney and Wollongong, first used in 1843. From Bulli Tops this route continued south along today's Mount Ousley Road as far south as Mount Keira Road, followed Mount Keira Road around the west of Mount Keira; this route replaced the inland route from Sydney via Liverpool, Appin to Bulli Tops. The Princes Highway as a named route came into being when pre-existing roads were renamed ‘Prince's Highway’ after the visit to Australia in 1920 of the Prince of Wales.

The original submissions in January 1920 were in order for the Prince to have the opportunity during his visit to make the trip from Melbourne to Sydney overland along the route. Different routes were considered, including the inland route via Yass; this idea never came to fruition, due to the limited amount of time and the cost to construct the road to a suitable standard for him to undertake the trip. The Prince did, give his permission for the naming; the highway had opening ceremonies in both New South Wales and Victoria during 1920. The first section of road from Melbourne was opened on 10 August in Warragul; the road from Sydney was opened on 19 October in Bulli, by the NSW Minister for Local Government, Thomas Mutch. The approval was given by the Victorian executive to extend the highway west from Melbourne through Geelong, Camperdown and Portland to the South Australian border in January 1922; the roads were renamed by the South Australian government from Adelaide east to the South Australian border in February 1922.

At that time, the route from Adelaide was via Aldgate, Macclesfield, Langhorne Creek, crossing the Murray River at Wellington continuing along the present towns of Meningie, Kingston SE, Beachport and Gambier Town. By 1928, the route went through Mount Wistow to Langhorne Creek. By 1935, the Princes Highway passed through Murray Bridge and Tailem Bend; this road was superseded by the South Eastern Freeway, Swanport Bridge and the South Eastern Freeway was extended from Crafers to Glen Osmond. The section between Kingston SE and Millicent has been replaced by a more direct inland route; the coastal route through Robe and Beachport is now the Southern Ports Highway. In 1942, as part of wartime defence measures, a road was built from Mount Keira Road to Fairy Meadow; this route forms part of Mount Ousley Road. In August 2011, the stretch of the highway in South Australia between Port Wakefield and Port Augusta was renamed Augusta Highway as part of a process to standardise the rural property addressing system across the state.

The NSW Government Roads & Maritime Services have identified the following major projects either completed, in progress or in planning, as of February 2014: The Princes Highway starts at the junction of Broadway and City Road in the Sydney suburb of Chippendale. City Road in fact forms the first section of the highway, becomes King Street, Newtown part of the Princes Highway. Where King Street ends at Sydney Park Road, the Princes Highway continues in its own right; the highway in this section is constructed as a six-lane divided carriageway, other than along King Street and along the western edge of the Royal National Park, where it is built as four-lane dual carriageway.. The only major engineering structures along its route are the twin Tom Uglys Bridge across Georges River; the northbound bridge is of steel truss construction, opened in 1929, whilst the southbound bridge is of prestressed concrete girders, opened in 1987. It runs throug

Rohtak Junction railway station

Rohtak Junction railway station is a main railway station in Rohtak, Haryana. Its code is ROK; the station consists of three platforms. There are many trains available for Delhi, Rewari, Bhiwani and Hansi as well as for long distance journey. Rohtak is connected to Bahadur Garh through Delhi line, to Gohana through Panipat line, to Meham through Hansi line and Jhajjar through Rewari line. Delhi and Jind connections are part of the Delhi-Fazilka line, the line is double tracked from Delhi to Bhatinda, India, is electrified between Delhi and Rohtak. All other lines are single track, unelectrified. A new railway line from Rohtak to Rewari via Jhajjar became operational from January 2013. First CNG train of India runs between Rohtak and Rewari via Jhajjar. Rohtak Junction railway station at the India Rail Info

Dino Radončić

Dino Radončić is a Montenegrin professional basketball player for Iberostar Tenerife of the Liga ACB. Radončić was born in Germany, where Damir Radončić, played professional handball. During his childhood, he spent some time in Spain, where his father had signed with a club, before the family settled in Zrenjanin, when he was eight years of age. Radončić started playing football, before turning to basketball, in the youth system of KK Uno Grande Zrenjanin. In the 2013–14 season, Radončić played with the youth ranks of FC Barcelona, he moved to Real Madrid's youth teams one year for the 2014–15 season. He played with Real Madrid's reserve team, Real Madrid B, in the 2015–16 season, he made his Spanish Liga ACB and EuroLeague debuts with Real Madrid's senior men's team, during the 2015–16 season. In the 2016–17 season, he split playing time between Real Madrid's main team, their reserve B team. On 8 August 2018 Real Madrid loaned him to San Pablo Burgos for the 2018–19 season. On July 25, 2019, Radončić part ways with Real Madrid and signed a two-year deal with UCAM Murcia..

On February 25, 2020, he parted ways with UCAM Murcia. One day he signed with Iberostar Tenerife of the Liga ACB. Radončić had his first cap for the senior Montenegrin national basketball team in 2016, while playing in the EuroBasket 2017 qualifiers, he played with Montenegro at the main EuroBasket 2017 tournament. 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. List of youngest EuroLeague players Dino Radončić at Dino Radončić at Dino Radončić at Dino Radončić at

Karl Eusebius, Prince of Liechtenstein

Karl Eusebius, Prince of Liechtenstein was the Prince of Liechtenstein. He inherited this title in 1627 from his father Karl I, he was 16 and thus considered underage, his uncles Prince Gundakar and Maximillian acted as regents until 1632. From 1639 to 1641 Karl was Chief Captain of Low Silesia. After the Thirty Years' War Karl restored his dominions economically. Karl was an extensive patron of architecture of the period, see Plumlov Castle, he died in Schwarzkosteletz. Karl married his niece, Princess Johanna Beatrix von Dietrichstein-Nikolsburg on 6 August 1644, they had nine children: Princess Eleonora Maria. Princess Anna Maria. Princess Maria Theresia. Princess Johanna Beatrix. Prince Franz Dominik. Prince Karl Joseph. Prince Franz Eusebius. Princess Cecilia. Prince Johann Adam Andreas. Princely House of Liechtenstein Nevojice Genealogie on line

Carajás Mountains

The Carajás Mountains or Serra dos Carajás are a mountain range to the west of the municipality of Marabá in the Pará state of Brazil. Monte Redenção, Marabá's highest point, is located there; the mountains are contained in the Carajás National Forest, a 411,949 hectares sustainable use conservation unit created in 1998 that includes mining operations in a huge deposit of high-grade iron ore. Carajás Mine S11D Newton Pereira de Rezende, Carajás: memórias da descoberta, Editora Gráfica Stamppa, 2009, 316 pg. Book in Portuguese telling the history of Carajás' iron mines' discovery

USNS Rainier (T-AOE-7)

USNS Rainier, is a Supply-class fast combat support ship and the third US Navy vessel named after Mount Rainier. The ship was christened on 28 September 1991 by the ship's sponsor, Mrs. Suzanne Callison Dicks, wife of Congressman Norm Dicks, commissioned as "USS Rainier", on 21 January 1995 at Bremerton, Washington. Rainier has the speed to keep up with the Navy's carrier strike groups and replenish Navy task forces, she receives petroleum products and stores from shuttle ships or during port calls and redistributes these items to CSG ships. This reduces the vulnerability of serviced ships by reducing alongside time. In April 2013, it was announced that the Military Sealift Command will take Rainier and her sister USNS Bridge out of service in 2014 as a cost-saving measure; the fast combat support ship Rainier, last a part of the Navy's civilian-crewed Military Sealift Command's fleet of combat logistics ships, is being held in reserve at the inactive fleet located in Bremerton, Washington. Dark blue and gold are the colors traditionally associated with the Navy.

Gold is indicative of honor and achievement. The dark blue of the shield stands for loyalty and reflects the sea, the theater of naval operations. White suggests purity of ideals. Black implies solidity; the chevron, a symbol of strength and support, alludes to the prow of the ship and the peak of Mt. Rainier, the ship's namesake; the black pellets characterize ammunition pointing to the ship's mission. The pellets are charged with twelve battle stars earned for World War II service in Korea and Vietnam; the three anchors, symbolic of maritime tradition, simulate the present ships. Red symbolizes combat and zeal; the colors red and green are the colors associated with Vietnam. The Torii gate recalls service in Korea; the bamboo annulet signifies continuous replenishment operations conducted off Vietnam. The crossed palm fronds represent the ship's extensive service in the South Pacific and portray strength, support and achievement. A scroll azure inscribed "LEGEND OF SERVICE" in gold. Contract design was completed in February 1986 and steel fabrication work for Rainier began on August 16, 1986 at National Steel and Shipbuilding in San Diego, California.

The official keel laying was conducted on May 31, 1990. NASSCO built Rainier utilizing an efficient modular construction technique - separate sections of the ship were built with piping sections, ventilation ducting and shipboard hardware, as well as major machinery items such as main propulsion equipment and electrical panels installed; these pre-outfitted sections were brought together to form a complete hull. As a result of this construction technique Rainier was nearly 50 percent complete when launched on September 28, 1991; the next three years were spent completing the electrical wiring, plumbing systems, ventilation systems, equipment and hardware installation. As built, Rainier included the following Weapon Systems: NATO Sea Sparrow Missile Launching System Phalanx Close-In-Weapons-System 25mm guns.50 Caliber Machine Guns Countermeasures Set - AN/SLQ-323 Decoy Launchers. Rainier only had 2 Decoy Launchers, the rest of the ships in her class had 4. Torpedo Countermeasures Transmitting Set - AN/SLQ-25 NixieAs built, Rainier's hull arrangements provided berthing, messing and office spaces for 40 Officers, 36 Chief Petty Officer's and 591 enlisted personnel.

Additional features included leisure and community facilities and dental spaces, barber shop, ship's store, smoke pit and dry cleaning facilities, workshops and test areas. During the month of May, 1996, Rainier conducted several ammunition onloads, fueling at sea and CONSOL's before arriving in the Hawaiian Operating Area. Throughout June 1996, Rainier participated in Rim of the Pacific exercise where numerous FAS, Vertical Replenishments and CONSOL's were conducted with US, Australian and Japanese ships. During the first half of August, Rainier participated in a Joint Task Force Exercise - operating in the Southern California Operating Area. During the last half of August and well into September, Rainier was in port at Puget Sound Naval Station for upkeep. Rainier's maiden deployment began when she departed Indian Island, Washington on October 11, 1996, en route to Hong Kong via the SOCAL OPAREA. For the month of November, Rainier anchored in Hong Kong, providing hotel services to USS Santa Fe and participated in a relief project: "Helping Hands Home for the Elderly."

Rainier anchored in Singapore, participating in a relief project: "Christian School for the Mentally Handicapped." Towards the end of November, fuel was onloaded in United Arab Emirates. Rainier conducted several FAS's with US, United Kingdom and New Zealand ships before a brief inport period at Muscat, Oman - where Rainier provided hotel services for USS Stump; the month of December found Rainier transiting the Strait of Hormuz. During the month of January 1996, Rainier fell into a routine of loading fuel in Jebel Ali, conducting numerous FAS, Replenishment at Sea, VERTREP, CONSOL's; the month eded with Rainier anchoring in Bahrain. February, Rainier transited through the Strait of Hormuz twice to onloa