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Wilpena Pound

Wilpena Pound known by its Adnyamathanha name of Ikara, meaning "meeting place", is a natural amphitheatre of mountains located 429 kilometres north of Adelaide, South Australia, Australia in the heart of the Flinders Ranges National Park. The Pound is accessed via a sealed road which continues on to the northern Flinders Ranges town of Blinman and to the south, Hawker. Attempts at farming the Pound failed during the early 20th century. Following this, the tourism potential was recognised in 1945; the area is part of the Adelaide Geosyncline. Despite early amateur theories that it was some kind of ancient volcano, the actual Pound is sedimentary rock in the form of a large syncline, with the fold axis running NNW-SSE through Edeowie Gorge at the northern end and Rawnsley's Bluff at the southern. A corresponding anticline is located in the adjacent Moralana Gorge, with the Elder Range on the downturned western limb; the area has given its name to the Wilpena Group of sedimentary rocks making up the younger sediments of the geosyncline, names of further subdivisions originate from the area: the Pound Subgroup, made up of Rawnsley Quartzite and Bonney Sandstone, which were laid down during the Ediacaran Period.

Although from the outside the Pound appears as a single range of mountains, it is two: one on the western edge, one on the eastern, joined by the long Rawnsley's Bluff at the south. A gorge called Wilpena Gap has been cut in the eastern range, most of the inside of the Pound drains into Wilpena Creek which exits through the Gap. A small part of the high northern slopes of the Pound drains into Edeowie Creek, which drains in time of flood over steep cliffs and waterfalls in Edeowie Gorge to the north; the highest peak in the Pound the highest of the Flinders Ranges, is St Mary Peak, on the north-eastern side. To the south of the Gap on the eastern side, the highest peak is Point Bonney. On the north-western side of the Pound, the highest point is Pompey's Pillar, Rawnsley's Bluff at the southern end is the other major summit; the wall of mountains completely encircles the gently-sloping interior of the Pound, with the only breaks being the gorge at Wilpena Gap and a high saddle in the south-western range over which the Heysen Trail passes.

This latter saddle is called Bridle Gap because it's the only place other than the gorge where a skilled horseman might ride into the Pound. The interior of the Pound does not rise to a height at the northern edge, but instead drops off steeply to the plain below in a series of steep gullies; the name of the Pound, Wilpena, is reported to be Aboriginal, meaning "place of bent fingers". The traditional owners, the Adnyamathanha, have no such word in their language, their name for the Pound is Ikara which means "meeting place". It's not clear who named St Mary Peak: a somewhat discredited turn-of-the-century account has the surveyor B. H. Babbage naming it in 1856, but others says that the pastoralist George Marchant suggested the name while in the area in 1851, the latter explanation is more likely. Point Bonney was named after the Crown Commissioner of Lands Charles Bonney, while Rawnsley's Bluff is named after the surveyor H. C. Rawnsley; the peak directly to the south of Wilpena Gap was known informally through much of the 20th century as Mount John because bus drivers became so tired of tourists asking its name they dubbed it as such.

However, it had been marked on a private survey in 1851 as Mount Ohlssen-Bagge, after a business partner of the surveyor's. In recent years the latter name has regained preeminence; the Adelaide Bushwalkers produced a detailed map of the Pound in 1959 in which they gave generic aboriginal names to many of the eastern peaks: Attunga Bluff, Tanderra Saddle, Timburru Peak, Wangara Hill date from this map. The peaks on the western range were named as part of a detailed survey for the Hundred of Moralana in 1895: the surveyor, William Greig Evans, named them all after his family and associates: Dorothy's Peak, Beatrice Hill, Madge's Hill, Harold's Hill are after his children, Reggie's Nob his brother, Greig's Peak himself, Dick's Nob, Walter's Hill and Fred's Nob are after members of his surveying party. Bimbornina Hill has gained some usage as a name for Dick's Nob, which overlooks Bridle Gap; the original 1851 name for Dorothy's Peak was Mount Boord, after the pioneer of Oraparinna station, but this name has not regained any usage.

Although not part of the Pound, the adjacent Elder Range was named by Frederick Sinnett after the successful Adelaide businessman, Sir Thomas Elder. The Adnyamathanha aboriginals were the original inhabitants of Wilpena Pound; the Adnyamathanha translate Pound to mean ` initiation place' in their own language. The Yura Muda passed down the story of how Wilpena Peak was formed, in which two Akurras ate a large sum of people gathered for a celebration, which caused the serpents to be unable to move from their eating grounds; the head of the male and female serpents formed Beatrice Hill, respectively. Although the first European to sight the distant peaks of the Pound was certainly Edward Eyre on his first 1839 expedition to the vicinity of Lake Torrens, Eyre did not visit or investigate these ranges and so had no idea of their geographical formation. Matthew Flinder's botanist Robert Brown had climbed one of the highest peaks of the s

Angry Inuk

Angry Inuk is a 2016 Canadian feature-length documentary film written and directed by Alethea Arnaquq-Baril that defends the Inuit seal hunt, as the hunt is a vital means for Inuit peoples to sustain themselves. Subjects in Angry Inuk include Arnaquq-Baril herself as well as Aaju Peter, an Inuit seal hunt advocate and seal fur clothing designer who depends on the sealskins for her livelihood. Shot in the filmmaker's home community of Iqaluit, as well as Kimmirut and Pangnirtung, where seal hunting is essential for survival, the film follows Peter and other Inuit to Europe in an effort to have the EU Ban on Seal Products overturned; the film criticizes NGOs such as Greenpeace and the International Fund for Animal Welfare for ignoring the needs of vulnerable northern communities who depend on hunt for their livelihoods by drawing a false distinction between subsistence-driven Inuit hunters and profit-driven commercial hunters. Angry Inuk was co-produced by Arnaquq-Baril and the National Film Board of Canada in association with EyeSteelFilm.

Angry Inuk premiered May 2, 2016 at the Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival, where the film received the Vimeo On Demand Audience Award along with the Canadian Documentary Promotion Award. In October 2016, the film received the Alanis Obomsawin Best Documentary Award at the imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival in Toronto; the following month, it received both the Women Inmates' Prize and the Magnus Isacsson Award at the Montreal International Documentary Festival. On December 7, 2016, Angry Inuk was named to the Toronto International Film Festival's annual Canada's Top 10 list, took home the People's Choice Award at the TIFF Canada's Top Ten Festival. While Arnaquq-Baril has stated that the anti-sealing movement has forced Inuit to turn to the mining and the natural gas industry to support themselves, with dire consequences for the Arctic environment, supporters of the EU ban on seal products have countered that such a ban does not block Inuit from seal hunting to sustain themselves and supply market demand.

This however is not possible. Without the commercial hunt, hunters can't afford to hunt to sustain themselves. My Ancestors Were Rogues and Murderers, a 2005 NFB documentary about the Newfoundland seal hunt Official website Angry Inuk on IMDb Interview with the filmmaker, Canada AM, CTV News

Jane Carr (fashion designer)

Jane Carr, is a British fashion designer specialising in hand-finished accessories for men and women. Carr established a reputation through showing at London Fashion Week, Premiere Classe and Tranoi in Paris, as well as Pitti Uomo in Florence, she trained at Central St Martins, graduated in 1999. After winning the International Wool Secretariat prize in 2000, she was hired by Donnatella Versace to work as the Head of Prints at Fashion House Versace for 4 years, she consulted for Balenciaga and Jil Sander before establishing her own label Jane Carr in 2005. Started as a hobby, designing for friends like model Sophie Dahl and Princess Alexandra of Greece, Carr's label soon earned a large following. Carr introduced modern, handmade Italian gloves to coordinate with her scarves and create a complete look at Paris Fashion Week in 2010. In 2011, Carr launched the men's range Jane Carr Homme. Carr's silk scarves and leather gloves are produced by artisans in Northern Italy. With a strong focus on artisanal production, her labels continues to support the high craftsmanship of Italian silk and leather production and promote the concept of Made in Italy.

Her collections are now available worldwide in over 100 high-end fashion shops, including Selfridges, Harvey Nichols, Brown Thomas, Printemps, Neiman Marcus, Bergdorf Goodman, Joyce, Beymen and in 22 countries. A bespoke collection for men was launched for Tomorrowland Japan in autumn/winter 2012, she collaborated with Wooyoungmi on an exclusive design for the brand's Paris pop-up store. Carr‘s work has been featured in publications including Vogue, GQ, Grazia and have been worn by celebrities such as Miranda Kerr, Diane Kruger, Sarah Jessica Parker. In 2013, Carr joined the committee of Performance Art at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York. Jane Carr official website

New South Wales C34 class locomotive

The C34 class was a class of steam locomotives built by Eveleigh Railway Workshops for the New South Wales Government Railways of Australia. These five locomotives were an unsuccessful attempt at producing a larger, more powerful and faster version of the P6 class locomotives. Built by the New South Wales Government Railways' Eveleigh Railway Workshops, they entered service between December 1909 and April 1910, they were rostered to haul express trains between Junee, replacing their smaller cousins. In about 1912 three of the class were transferred to Junee Locomotive Depot to work the section of the Main South line from there to Albury where they turned in a reasonable performance over this easy section; the other two were sent to Armidale for working the Brisbane Mail from Werris Creek to Wallangarra, however this move proved unsuccessful and they too were sent to Junee. Some mechanical improvements were made in 1919 and they continued working south of Junee until the new 36 class locomotives began to work these trains from Sydney through to Albury from 1928.

They were transferred to Taree to work on the North Coast line. Their rough riding characteristics made them unsuitable on the continuously curved route and they returned to Junee in 1935 where they were assigned to assisting expresses to Wagga Wagga and working the South West Mail from Junee to Hay, they were withdrawn from October 1950. The last withdrawn was 3402 in August 1957, although it was not scrapped until 1962 after some unsuccessful attempts to preserve it; some consider the loss of the 34 class and the 58 class to be the catalyst for the formation of the former New South Wales Rail Transport Museum

Morocco at the 1984 Summer Olympics

Morocco competed at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, United States. The nation returned to the Summer Games after participating in the American-led boycott of the 1980 Summer Olympics. 34 competitors, 33 men and 1 woman, took part in 18 events in 6 sports. Saïd Aouita — Athletics, Men's 5000 metres Nawal El Moutawakel — Athletics, Women's 400 metre hurdles Men's 1,500 metres Faouzi LahbiQualifying Heat — 3:47.54 Men's 5,000 metres Saïd AouitaHeat — 13:45.66 Semifinals — 13:28.39 Final — 13:05.59 Women's 400m Hurdles Nawal El MoutawakelHeat — 56.49 Semifinal — 55.65 Final — 54.61 Men's Light Flyweight Mahjoub Mjirich First Round — Lost to Agapito Gómez, on points Four cyclists represented Morocco in 1984. Individual road raceMustapha Najjari – +22:30 Mustapha Afandi – did not finish Brahim Ben Bouilla – did not finish Ahmed Rhail – did not finish Preliminary Round Morocco – West Germany 0 – 2 Morocco – Saudi Arabia 1 – 0 Morocco – Brazil 0 – 2Quarter Finals→ Did not advanceTeam Roster: Ezaki Badou Saad Dahan Abdelmajid Lands Mostafa Elbiyaz Noureddine Bouyahiaoui Abdelmajid Dolmy Mustapha Elhadaoui Driss Mouttaqui Hassan Hanini Mohammed Timoumi Khalid Elbied Salaheddine Hmied Mustapha Merry Mohamed Safri Lahcen Ouadani Hamid Janina Abdeslam Elghrissi Official Olympic Reports International Olympic Committee results database

Babette Hierholzer

Babette Hierholzer is a German American pianist. Hierholzer started playing the piano at the age of five, received her first lessons with Elisabeth Dounias-Sindermann and Wolfgang Saschowa in Berlin. At the age of eleven she made her debut at the Berlin Philharmonic Hall with Mozart's Piano Concerto KV 488, her other teachers included Herbert Stessin, Lili Kraus, Claude Frank, Paul Badura-Skoda, Maria Tipo and Bruno Leonardo Gelber. Herbert von Karajan for whom she auditioned, invited her spontaneously to concerts with the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra with conductors Klaus Tennstedt, Sir Colin Davis, Leopold Hager, Semyon Bychkov. Babette Hierholzer performed extensively in Europe and South America and Africa, her artistic activities focused on the works of Robert and Clara Schumann. She played both: Clara Schumann's Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 7 and the lesser-known concerto movement in F Minor. She published Clara Wieck's ` Quatre Polonaises pour le pianoforte' op. 1 for Berlin. In 1983, Ms. Hierholzer performed the soundtrack and double/stand-in role for Clara Schumann, played by Nastassja Kinski, in Peter Schamoni’s Schumann movie'Spring Symphony’.

In the early 1990s Hierholzer moved to the United States. In addition to her solo commitments she founded the Duo Lontano together with pianist Jürgen Appell in 2004; the two artists can look back on years of successful concertizing on extended tours to Italy, Venezuela, Russia and the USA. Their engagements have included an invitation to Caracas, Venezuela, to perform Mozarts'Concerto for two pianos and orchestra in E-flat-Major' with the Orquesta Juvenil Simón Bolívar conducted by Gustavo Dudamel. In March 2016 Duo Lontano was invited to Havana, Cuba, to perform in addition to several four-hand piano recitals'The Carnival of Animals' by Camille Saint-Saëns for two pianos and orchestra with the Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional de Cuba under Enrique Pérez Mesa. Recent concert highlights have included appearances in Würzburg, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, White Plains, Petrópolis. In January 2019 they gave their debut in China. Duo Lontano recorded for GENUIN Classics at the Gewandhaus in Leipzig; the first was a CD with original four-hand works, comprising the famous'Octet' and the'Hebrides Ouverture' by Felix Mendelssohn.

A recording with works by Schubert was released early 2019. A CD with music from Latin America is in preparation. Babette Hierholzer is the Artistic Director of the German Forum, Inc. in New York since 2005, an organization that has made it its mission to invite young performers from the German speaking World for debut concerts to New York. In 2014 The German Forum celebrated its 10th anniversary with a concert at the Bruno Walter Auditorium; the German Forum has presented singers. Since 2015, Babette Hierholzer is the new Artistic Director of the RCMS, Rhinebeck Chamber Music Society, in Rhinebeck, N. Y. Babette Hierholzer is a Sons Artist. Babette Hierholzer lives with her dog in Upstate New York. Hommage à Watteau: Couperin, Schumann Marus/EMI Electrola 1985 Robert Schumann: Exercises, Wieck-Variations f-minor, Sonata g-minor op. 22, Carnaval op. 9 Marus/EMI Electrola 1986/87 W. A. Mozart: Piano works Marus/EMI Electrola 1989 Franz Schubert: Sonata B-flat-major D 960 Marus/EMI Electrola 1994 Kinderszenen with works by Robert Schumann, Clara Wieck, Alfredo Casella etc.

Marus/Deutschlandradio 1997 Domenico Scarlatti: Sonatas. Vol. I-III, Marus/EMI Electrola 1985/1991, Marus/DeutschlandRadio Berlin 2000 J. S. Bach: Transcriptions for piano GENUIN/Deutschlandradio Kultur 2003/2007 Ferdinand Ries: Works for cello and piano, JRI Recordings 2005 W. A. Mozart: Piano concerto KV 488, Testament Recordings 2010 Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy: Works for piano four hands, GENUIN 2015 Schubert: Works for piano four hands, GENUIN 2019 Official Website Website of Duo Lontano Website of Rhinebeck Chamber Music Society Website of CD label Website Steinway artist