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seychelles were uninhabited throughout most of recorded history. some scholars assume that austronesian seafarers and later maldivian and arab traders were the first to visit the uninhabited seychelles. this assumption is based on the discovery of tombs, visible until 1910. the earliest recorded sighting by europeans took place on 15 march 1503, recorded by thomé lopes aboard 'rui mendes de .
basf se is a german chemical company and the second largest chemical producer in the world. the basf group comprises subsidiaries and joint ventures in more than 80 countries and operates six integrated production sites and 390 other production sites in europe, asia, australia, the americas and africa. its headquarters is located in ludwigshafen, germany.
in sri lanka, large reservoirs were created by ancient sinhalese kings in order to save the water for irrigation. the famous sri lankan king parākramabāhu i of sri lanka said 'do not let a drop of water seep into the ocean without benefiting mankind'. he created the reservoir named parakrama samudra sea of king parakrama .
according to the agreements reached in 2017 by karapetyan government gas import price stands at $150 for one thousand cubic meters throughout year 2018. gazprom armenia sells it to armenian households at almost $300.
gekko gecko, the tokay gecko, is a large, common, southeast asian gecko known for its aggressive temperament, loud mating calls, and bright markings. hemidactylus is genus of geckos with many varieties. hemidactylus frenatus, the common house gecko, thrives around people and human habitation structures in the tropics and subtropics worldwide.
if you have a dam, the farther the water can descend to the turbine the greater the 'head' and hence the more work it can do at a given flow rate. i can't even begin to relate that to black body temperature, except a higher temperature also implies more energy per photon, like more energy per cubic meter of water with greater head. no idea if .
the aquifer, called ohangwena ii, contains about 5 billion cubic meters of water which is up to 10,000 years old. the aquifer is about 300 meters deep and is under pressure, so that its water could be pumped up at a relatively low cost. however, a saline aquifer sits on top of the freshwater aquifer, so that drilling must be done carefully in .
the united states and the republic of kazakhstan established diplomatic relations on december 16, 1991. the united states opened its embassy in almaty in january 1992 and then relocated to nur-sultan in 2006. the united states was a critical player in assisting kazakhstan to get rid of its strategic nuclear weapons stockpile and dismantle its nuclear weapons infrastructure between 1991 and .
the international organization for standardization iso; / ˈ aɪ s oʊ / is an international standard-setting body composed of representatives from various national standards organizations. founded on 23 february 1947, the organization promotes worldwide proprietary, industrial, and commercial standards .
a concrete slab is a common structural element of modern buildings, consisting of a flat, horizontal surface made of cast concrete. steel- reinforced slabs, typically between 100 and 500 mm thick, are most often used to construct floors and ceilings, while thinner mud slabs may be used for exterior paving see below .
the 2004 indian ocean earthquake and tsunami also known as the boxing day tsunami occurred at 00:58:53 utc on 26 december, with an epicentre off the west coast of northern sumatra, indonesia. it was an undersea megathrust earthquake that registered a magnitude of 9.1–9.3 m w, reaching a mercalli intensity up to ix in certain areas.
tala is a six-turbine conventional penstock hydroelectric facility located a few kilometers downstream from the chukha plant in chukha district.tala has a generative capacity of 1,020 mw, sourced by some 40 kilometers of tunnel and a net drop of 860 meters in elevation. the facility also contains a 92 meter high concrete dam and underground power house.
according to dam workers testimonies, the grounds had serious structural deficiencies due to poor construction. on the night of january 9, a 150 meters long portion of the contention wall collapsed letting out nearly 8 million cubic meters of stored water. malpasset dam: 1959-12-02 côte d'azur, france: 423
port elizabeth is a popular domestic and international holiday destination. it is a gateway city for eastern cape's adventure, outdoor and african big five game, malaria-free safari tourism. port elizabeth is located in the south eastern coast of south africa.
reserves at the galkynysh gas field are estimated at around 21.2 trillion cubic metres. the turkmenistan natural gas company türkmengaz , under the auspices of the ministry of oil and gas, controls gas extraction in the country. gas production is the most dynamic and promising sector of the national economy.
at levels between 1,700 and 1,000 cubic meters per person per year, periodic or limited water shortages can be expected. when a country is below 1,000 cubic meters per person per year, the country then faces water scarcity . in 2006, about 700 million people in 43 countries were living below the 1,700 cubic metres per person threshold.
the indian rupee sign: ₹; currency code: inr is the official currency of india. the rupee is subdivided into 100 paise singular: paisa , though as of 2019, coins of denomination of 1 rupee is the lowest value in use. the issuance of the currency is controlled by the reserve bank of india.
a dam failure or dam burst is a catastrophic type of failure characterized by the sudden, rapid, and uncontrolled release of impounded water or the likelihood of such an uncontrolled release. between the years 2000 and 2009 more than 200 notable dam failures happened worldwide. a dam is a barrier across flowing water that obstructs, that directs or slows down the flow, often creating a .
turkmenistan / t ɜːr k ˈ m ɛ n ɪ s t æ n / or / t ɜːr k m ɛ n ɪ ˈ s t ɑː n / ; turkmen: türkmenistan, pronounced tʏɾkmɛnɪˈθtɑn , officially the republic of turkmenistan turkmen: türkmenistan respublikasy , is a country in central asia, bordered by kazakhstan to the northwest, uzbekistan to the north and east, afghanistan to the southeast, iran to the south and .