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CHAD, a lake of northern Central Africa lying between 12° 50' and 14° 10' N.
The southern basin of Chad is described under the Shari, which empties its waters into the lake about the middle of the southern shore, forming a delta of considerable extent.
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Besides the Shari, the only important stream entering Lake Chad is the Waube or Yo (otherwise the Komadugu Yobe), which rises near Kano, and flowing eastward enters the lake on its western side 40 m.
Farther north, beyond the Mandara mountains, the country, here part of the ancient sultanate of Bornu, slopes to the shores of Lake Chad, and has a general level of Boo to 1000 ft.
There was also at one time communication between the Shari and the Bahr-el-Ghazal, so that the water of the firstnamed stream reached Chad by way of the Bahr-el-Ghazal.
The whole of the north of Africa from Egypt to Morocco has been mahommedanized, and Mahommedan influence is general and fairly strong from Timbuktu to Lake Chad and Wadai.
In the north the country drains into Lake Chad through the Logone and Shari (q.v.).
Thus, because Chad is not good at painting, he cannot paint for a living.
Coming from the Tibesti highlands the Bahr-el-Ghazal has a south-westerly trend to Lake Chad.
Lake Chad is supposed to have been known by report to Ptolemy, and is identified by some writers with the Kura lake of the middle ages.
A small steamer, brought from the Congo by Emile Gentil, was in 1897 launched on the Shari, and reaching the Chad, navigated the southern part of the lake.
Communication between Algeria and Lake Chad by way of the Sahara was opened, after repeated failures, by the French explorer F.
- Rumours of the existence of the Bahr-el-Ghazal led some of the Greek geographers to imagine that the source of the Nile was westward in the direction of Lake Chad.
On his return journey he narrowly escaped the pagan wreckers of Sussex, and only reached his own country to find Ceadda (St Chad) installed in his see.
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From this point the frontier goes north-east to the border of Lake Chad, 35 m.
The southern shores of Lake Chad for a distance of some 40 m.
the frontier turns eastwards to the Logone, thence going north-east to the Shari river, which it follows to Lake Chad.
Including the headwaters of the Benue the colony has four distinct river-systems, one connecting with the Niger, another with the Congo, and a third with Lake Chad, the fourth being the rivers which run direct to the sea.
Extensive areas in the interior, more especially towards Lake Chad, are covered with black earth of alluvial or lacustrine origin.
On the route from Duala to Lake Chad is the large commercial town of Ngaundere, inhabited chiefly by Hausas and occupied by the Germans in 1901.
of Lake Chad is Dikwa (Dikoa), in Bornu, the town chosen by Rabah (q.v.) as his capital after his conquest of Bornu.
The shores of Lake Chad were first reached by a German military force on the 2nd of May 1902.
NIGERIA, a British protectorate in West Africa occupying the lower basin of the Niger and the country between that river and Lake Chad, including the Fula empire (i.e.
by French possessions (Dahomey, Upper Senegal and Niger colony, and Chad territory), S.E.
from the sea, the Benue, which, rising in the mountains of Adamawa south of Lake Chad, flows west across the plateau.
On the east the plateau sinks to the plains of Bornu (q.v.), which extend to Lake Chad.
The north-eastern part of the country drains to Lake Chad by the Waube or Yo, an intermittent stream, which in its lower course forms the Anglo-French boundary.
The western portion of Lake Chad (q.v.) belongs to the protectorate, which contains no other large lake.
The water parting between the Chad and Niger systems runs N.W.
Recent alluvium and a thick deposit of black earth border the upper reaches of the Benue and cover wide areas around Lake Chad.
At this period the nights are cold, and in the north January and February are cold even in the day-time, while frosts are experienced in the neighbourhood of Lake Chad.
Of these cities the most important is Kano, the great emporium of trade for the central Sudan, where Tuareg and Arab from the north meet merchants from the Niger, Lake Chad and the far southern regions.
The chief towns of Bornu are Kuka on Lake Chad, and Maidugari, some 70 m.
It is also possible by this route to proceed by small boat via the Shari system to Lake Chad.
to Lake Chad.
It forms part of what seems to be the basin of an immense lake, of which Chad is the remnant.
About this time French interest in the countries surrounding Lake Chad was aroused.
The initial element Caed - or Cead (probably adopted from British names in which it represents catu, war) appears combined with an Old English terminal element in the name Caedbaed (cp., however, the Irish name Cathbad), and hypocoristic forms of names containing it were borne by the English saints Ceadda (commonly known as St Chad) and his brother Cedd, called Ceadwealla in one MS. of the Old English Martyrology.
The Gongola, flowing east and south to the Benue, rises in the Sura district, and from the Kibyen plateau streams flow north to Lake Chad, west to the Kaduna, and south to the Benue.
ADAMAWA, a country of West Africa, which lies roughly between 6° and 11° N., and 11° and 15° E., about midway between the Bight of Biafra and Lake Chad.
Another stream, the Yedseram, flows north-east to Lake Chad.
corner of Lake Chad.
North of the Congo basin and separated from it by a broad undulation of the surface is the basin of Lake Chad - a flat-shored, shallow lake filled principally by the Shari coming from the south-east.
Besides the East African lakes the principal are: - Lake Chad, in the northern area of inland drainage; Bangweulu and Mweru, traversed by the head-stream of the Congo; and Leopold II.
All, except possibly Mweru, are more or less shallow, and Chad appears to by drying up. The altitudes of the African lakes have already been stated.
Such are the Mandingo, the Songhai, the Fula, Hausa, Kanuri, Bagirmi, Kanembu, and the peoples of Wadai and Darfur; the few aborigines who persist, on the southern fringe of the Chad basin, are imperfectly known.
above the sea, being separated by a narrow water parting from one of the headstreams of the Logone, whose waters flow to Lake Chad.
With the Chad system it is connected by the Kebbi or Mayo Kebbi, a right-hand tributary whose confluence is in about 91° N., 131° E.
From Idrisi's description it would appear that he regarded the Shari, Lake Chad, the Benue, Niger and Senegal as one great river which emptied into the Atlantic. 2 That the Niger flowed west and reached the ocean was also stated by Leo Africanus.
Leaving out of account the Welle-Ubangi (and Idrisi's description of the two Niles may infer a knowledge of that stream, which was supposed by Schweinfurth to form part of the Chad system), there is an almost continuous waterway from the mouth of the Senegal to that of the Nile.
Messrs Talbot and Claud Alexander surveyed the country between Ibi on the Benue and Lake Chad, mapping (1904) a considerable part of the Gongola.'
Save for the porterage round the Lata Fall the whole journey from the mouth of the Niger to Lake Chad was made by water.
Lenfant, La Grande Route du Chad (Paris, 1905); Col.
The Sudan contains the basin of the Senegal and parts of three other hydrographic systems, namely: the Niger, draining southwards to the Atlantic; the central depression of Lake Chad; and the Nile, flowing northwards to the Mediterranean.
The various states are politically divisible into four groups: (1) those west of the Niger; (2) those between the Niger and Lake Chad; (3) those between Lake Chad and the basin of the Nile; (4) those in the upper Nile valley.
For the regions west of Lake Chad the standard historical work is the Travels of Dr Heinrich Barth (5 vols., London, 1857-1858).
of Uttoxeter, is St Chad's College, a large middle-class school for boys, founded in connexion with St Nicholas' College, Lancing.
Chad thereupon retired to Lastingham, whence with the permission of Oswio he was summoned by.
Chad built a monastery at Barrow in Lincolnshire and fixed his see at Lichfield.
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escalateational concern, already focussed on Darfur, has been growing over the escalating conflict in Chad.
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neighboring republic of Chad.
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In March 2004, Taiwan donated funds to assist Chad resettle refugees from the Darfur Region.
rejoicecing in the fellowship of the church on earth, let us pray with Chad and all the Saints in glory.
She is a yellow Labrador cross retriever, yet all 11 puppies have taken after their father, Chad, a black Labrador.
This acapella runs over this track and over Chad Jackson's " Hear the Drummer (get wicked) " .
CHAD, a lake of northern Central Africa lying between 12Ã‚° 50' and 14Ã‚° 10' N.
In the year 653 we find North umbrian influence paramount in Essex, for King Sigeberht at the instance of Oswio became a Christian and received Cedd, the brother of St Chad, in his kingdom as bishop, Tilbury and Ythanceastere (on the Blackwater) being the chief scenes of his work.
of Lake Chad and forming part of the Chad circumscription of French Congo.
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ADAMAWA, a country of West Africa, which lies roughly between 6Ã‚° and 11Ã‚° N., and 11Ã‚° and 15Ã‚° E., about midway between the Bight of Biafra and Lake Chad.
With the Chad system it is connected by the Kebbi or Mayo Kebbi, a right-hand tributary whose confluence is in about 91Ã‚° N., 131Ã‚° E.
CHAD [CEADDA], Saint (d.
Worker Chad lives in Chattanooga.
You might argue that since there is now a surplus of labor in Chad's neighborhood, the price of labor is lowered and Chad will only find work paying $9.75 an hour.
Chad's next job will actually pay more than $10 an hour.
But I intend to show you how in the next chapter: Chad Gets a Better Job .
Now, to explain why I think Chad will be getting a better job anyway.
Rejoicing in the fellowship of the church on earth, let us pray with Chad and all the Saints in glory.
Chad Prater has been chasing after his superstar hero for two years to offer him the site.
In Africa, Lake Chad is now a twentieth of the size it was in the 1950s, leaving millions potentially without water.
This acapella runs over this track and over Chad Jackson 's " Hear the Drummer (Get Wicked) ".
Chad lay abed, thinking and worrying late into the night about his impending final.
Little Chad loved watching the rambunctious squirrels chase each other in his backyard.
It seemed as if theirs was one of the more stable marriages in Hollywood, but alas, Hilary and Chad had their problems too.
Nick Carter claims his infidelity was a direct result of Paris Hilton's supposed liaisons with her House of Wax co-star Chad Michael Murray, a rumor that was unfounded.
His classmates and friends included Rob Lowe, Chad Lowe, and Christopher Penn.
Rob and his younger brother Chad, also an actor, went to live in California with his mother.
The band consists of guitarist and vocalist Jon Foreman, bass guitar player Tim Foreman, drummer Chad Butler, guitar player Drew Shirley and guitar/keyboard player Jerome Fontamillas.
QB Chad Pennington was released as a free agent.
Players choose to be one of the six characters - Gabriella, Troy, Sharpay, Ryan, Taylor or Chad.
Players are competing for one of four different date matches with high school hunks Chad, Ryan, Troy, and Zeke.
Jenny Stevens and Chad Lewis joyously announce their engagement.
Whether it was Whitney and Chad or Luis and Sheridan, Passions loved to showcase the 'fated lovers' and the interfering witch Tabitha.
Popular spoilers included those revealing Chad was cheating on his wife with another man, Tabitha's affair with Julian and anything related to Sheridan and Luis.
One Tree Hill premiered on the WB network in 2002 starring Chad Michael Murray as Lucas Scott.
The show came with a ready-made fan base for Chad Michael Murray and aired in the coveted time slot following Gilmore Girls for the first couple of seasons.
The family drama featured Deidre Hall (Days of Our Lives), Wilford Brimley (Cocoon), Shannen Doherty (Beverly Hills 90210, Charmed, 90210), Chad Allen (Dr.
David (Chad Allen) turns to Gus after school bullies rough him up.
Chad Allen's role as young David Witherspoon was his first prime time contract role.
Although the series was built around Chad Michael Murray (Gilmore Girls, Dawson's Creek) and his character of Lucas Scott, the series grew beyond his story.
The longevity of One Tree Hill saw it through merging networks (WB to CW), changing leads (Chad Michael Murray and Hilarie Burton's departure) and a revolving primetime schedule.
The series, created by Mark Schwahn, starred Chad Michael Murray as Lucas Scott and James Lafferty as Nathan Scott.
At the conclusion of the fifth season, series stars Chad Michael Murray and Hilarie Burton left the series.
DiMera, and Chad Petersen-Woods, and has three grandchildren.
In fact, in 2001 and 2002, Chad Price and Kelly Steiger won the UCA Collegiate Partner Stunt National Championship, and in 2008 the LSU squad placed sixth overall in the Division 1-A category.
In this song, the group compares dancing to baseball in an effort to convince Chad to take to the floor and move his feet.
After a few attempts at finding a new drummer to replace Irons, eventually Chad Smith was invited to join The Red Hot Chili Peppers later in 1988 and has remained with the band ever since.
He is joined on the show by Josh Flagg and Chad Rogers.
There is a great deal of competing and ego clashing between the three up and comers, particularly between Josh and Chad.
Baby faced Chad - known as much for his mop top hair cut as he is for real estate listings - is in a relationship with a younger girl that he seems to be ready to move forward faster than she is.
Chad also has issues with his father that play out on screen.
An ongoing theme in the second season was the clash between Chad and Josh.
Richard owned two high profile properties in LA and he hired Chad to represent him in selling the units.
Richard specifically directed Chad to not allow Josh inside his properties and to not deal with any of Josh's clients.
Josh requested a viewing of one of the properties, and Chad informed him that he was not allowed to show it to him.
Josh claimed to not know Richard and accused Chad of making the story up.
The whole situation came to a head during an interview with all three agents when Chad aired the story.
Amanda and Chad (Season 3, Episode 20) are going to have a baby.
Chad Ochocinco is a currently active NFL player who gets his last name (previously Johnson) from the numbers on his jersey: 85.
The running joke about Chad is that he sold his soul to the devil in order to maintain his youthful appearance, but there is much more to him than his boyish good looks.
His son Kyle (Chad Faust) slipped into a coma three years ago on the night his nephew Shawn (Patrick Fleuger) disappeared.
Through the Tuburi marshes there is a water connexion between the Benue (Niger) and Shari (Lake Chad) systems.
The cotton gin example is the same as if Chad were replaced by a gin.
But Chad merely stopped selling his labor to the employer for that price.
After the driving out of Mellitus London remained without a bishop until the year 656, when Cedda, brother of St Chad of Lichfield, was invited to London by Sigebert, who had been converted to Christianity by Finan, bishop of the Northumbrians.
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