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Queechy Lake
Queechy Lake is a lake in Canaan, Columbia County, New York. Situated near the Massachusetts state border, the lake is 40 feet (12 m) deep and contains a surface area of 141 acres (0.57 km2). The name comes from the Native American Mahican name Quis-sich-kook, of unknown meaning
History of Texas (1845–1860)
In 1845, the Republic of Texas was annexed to the United States of America, becoming the 28th U.S. state. Border disputes between the new state and Mexico, which had never recognized Texas independence and still considered the area a renegade Mexican state, led to the Mexican–American War (1846–1848). When the war concluded, Mexico relinquished its claim on Texas, as well as other regions in what is now the southwestern United States. Texas' annexation as a state that tolerated slavery had caused
Spit (landform)
A spit or sandspit is a deposition bar or beach landform off coasts or lake shores. It develops in places where re-entrance occurs, such as at a cove's headlands, by the process of longshore drift by longshore currents. The drift occurs due to waves meeting the beach at an oblique angle, moving sediment down the beach in a zigzag pattern. This is complemented by longshore currents, which further transport sediment through the water alongside the beach. These currents are caused by the same waves that cause
Liaobu is a town under the direct jurisdiction of the prefecture-level city of Dongguan, in the Pearl River Delta region of Guangdong province, China. The town is located to the east of downtown Dongguan and has an area of 87.5 square kilometres (33.8 sq mi) and had a population of 418,578 as of the 2010 census
Dongkeng is a town under the jurisdiction of Dongguan prefecture-level city in the Pearl River Delta region of Guangdong province, China; it is located to the east of Dongguan's urban core
Baguio Cathedral
Our Lady of the Atonement Cathedral, better known as Baguio Cathedral, is a Roman Catholic cathedral located at Cathedral Loop adjacent to Session Road in Baguio, the Philippines, and is the see of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Baguio. Dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary under the title of Our Lady of Atonement, its distinctive pink exterior, twin spires and stained glass windows make it a popular tourist attraction in Baguio. It served as an evacuation center under the Japanese Occupation during Second
List of World War II weapons of the United States
Below are different types of weapons used in World War II by the United States
Dairut is a city in Egypt. It is located on the west bank of the Nile, in the Asyut Governorate. This is the point where the Nile divides, and a branch wanders off and eventually ends up in the Faiyum
List of Egyptians by net worth
This is the full list of Egyptian billionaires according to Forbes (2021
Parent rock
In the earth sciences, parent rock, also sometimes substratum, is the original rock from which younger rock or soil is formed. In soil formation the parent rock normally has a large influence on the nature of the resulting soil; for example, clay soil is derived from mudstone while sandy soil comes from the weathering of sandstones. Parent rock can be sedimentary, igneous or metamorphic. In the context of metamorphic rocks, the parent rock is the original rock before metamorphism occurred