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Restoration of ss Great Britain

The ss Great Britain was a revolutionary and influential ship. Designed by Brunel and launched in 1843 she was the world’s first ocean going propeller driven iron ship. Packed with new technologies she was considerably longer and faster than her …

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150 Years of the Graz Köflach Railway

The Graz-Köflacher Bahn und Busbetrieb GmbH (GKB) with its two railway lines and 27 bus routes provides transport to the region west of the city of Graz and the district of west Styria. It is today the most important operator …

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Jersey ~ Petrology

Jersey Post will issue a set of five postage stamps featuring petrology specimens found in Jersey. The oldest rocks in Jersey are the Shales which are over 700 million years old. However, the best known rocks in the island are …

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Air Greenland

Grønlandsfly, (Air Greenland) as the company was previously called, was created against a tragic background, namely the sinking of the ship Hans Hedtoft south of Cape Farewell in 1959. It became evident that an ice recognisance service was necessary to …

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