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pier Sentence Examples

  • A pier extends for 1700 ft.

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  • She was playing on the pier with a wee brother.

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  • which has a pier and breakwater.

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  • to a pier, whence it is shipped to Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane by a fleet of steam colliers.

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  • to a pier, whence it is shipped to Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane by a fleet of steam colliers.

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  • There is an iron pier 450 ft.

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  • It was in her mind to tell Claudette to take a long walk off a short pier, but a cool voice interrupted them at that moment.

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  • It was built in 1854 and subsequently enlarged, but a pier was constructed by John Rennie in 1815, and is now chiefly used by fishermen and colliers.

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  • In closed position the main girders rest on a bed plate on the face of the pier 4 ft.

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  • Pier Crisologo in the archiepiscopal palace preserves its original mosaics, and so also does the tomb of Galla Placidia (SS.

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  • To the south of the esplanade is a pier of stone on wooden piles, and the Alexandra and other public gardens are attractive.

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  • Pier Crisologo (433-449), of the tomb of Galla Placidia (440), the church of S.

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  • He drew up a scheme for the construction of a pier at Madras, to avoid the dangers of landing through the surf, and instructed his brother-in-law in England to obtain estimates from the engineers Brindley and Smeaton.

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  • The harbour admits vessels of all sizes and is provided with a pier and slips.

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  • The harbour admits vessels of all sizes and is provided with a pier and slips.

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  • The Great Southern railway has a line to the seaward end of the pier, and affords direct communication with the interior of the colony.

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  • In 1777 the pier was rebuilt.

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  • in length, supported by a pier erected on an island in the middle of the river.

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  • There is daily communication with Scrabster pier (Thurso), via Scapa pier, on the southern side of the waist of Pomona, about 12 m.

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  • in length; in its centre is the pier, 1 m.

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  • The harbour lies between the pier on the north and the spur of land called the Nothe on the south, and is protected by a concrete wall extending 500 ft.

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  • The harbour lies between the pier on the north and the spur of land called the Nothe on the south, and is protected by a concrete wall extending 500 ft.

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  • In 1383 Bishop Fordham gave the burgesses licence to receive tolls within the borough for the maintenance of the walls, while Bishop Neville granted a commission for the construction of a pier or mole.

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  • After many years of labour and at a great expenditure of money the Great Western railway has constructed a fine breakwater and railway pier at Goodwick across the lower end of the bay, and an important passenger and goods traffic with Rosslare on the opposite Irish coast was inaugurated in 1906.

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  • The harbour is provided with a pier 200 yds.

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  • There is a fine pier with pavilion, and a marine parade nearly 3 m.

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  • The amount of corn shipped was evidently small, the droits being insufficient to keep the pier in repair.

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  • A further extension of the naval dockyard was begun in 1902, and a new commercial pier was opened in 1900.

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  • There are no great extremes of either heat or cold, and a number of the towns and cities, especially Newport and Narragansett Pier, have become noted summer resorts.

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  • at Narragansett Pier to 53.2 in.

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  • Eads, the engineer, determined to establish the piers and abutments on rock at a depth for the east pier and east abutment of 136 ft.

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  • Passenger steamship service was transferred to a new 5 ac. pier on the lake front, built at a cost of $500,000.

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  • Bizerta occupies the site of the ancient Tyrian colony, Hippo Zarytus or Diarrhytus, the harbour of which, by means of a spacious pier, protecting it from the north-east wind, was rendered one of the safest and finest.

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  • His other children - Girolamo, Isabella and Pier Luigi - were of uncertain parentage.

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  • His other children - Girolamo, Isabella and Pier Luigi - were of uncertain parentage.

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  • Stromness is in daily communication with Scrabster pier (Thurso), and at frequent intervals with Kirkwall by coach and also by steamer.

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  • From breakwater and pier arms project laterally.

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  • In a letter, Del movimento della cometa apparsa it mese di decembre 1664, published in 1665 under the pseudonym Pier Maria Mutoli, he was the first to suggest the idea of a parabolic path; and another of his astronomical works was Theorica mediceorum planetarum ex causis physicis deducta (Florence, 1666), in which he considered the influence of attraction on the satellites of Jupiter.

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  • Folkestone inner harbour is dry at low water, but there is a deep water pier for use at low tide by the Channel steamers, by which not only the passenger traffic, but also a large general trade are carried on.

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  • Pier Angelo Manzolli >>

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  • It contains a number of commodious official residences, churches, hospitals, a laboratory, covered market, &c. The port is protected by a breakwater and provided with a pier on which is the customs-house.

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  • It is the most popular watering-place on the west coast of Wales, and possesses a pier, and a fine sea-front which stretches from Constitution Hill at the north end of the Marine Terrace to the mouth of the harbour.

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  • Pier Angelo Manzolli >>

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  • Pier Damiani e del suo tempo (Florence, 1862); F.

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  • One of the former city gates (1615) remains, and there are a town hall, communal buildings (1863), court-house, weigh-house, synagogue and churches of various denominations, in one of which is the tomb of the naval hero of the 16th century, Lange, or Groote Pier (Long or Great Peter).

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  • Pier Crysologo (chapel) 5.

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  • Pier Crysologo (chapel) 5.

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  • The charter of incorporation granted in 1614 states that by the invasion of the Spaniards it had been treacherously spoiled and burnt but that its strength, prosperity and usefulness for navigation, and the acceptable and laudable services of the inhabitants in rebuilding and fortifying it, and their enterprise in erecting a pier, have moved the king to grant the petition for its incorporation.

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  • Narragansett Pier has a mean annual temperature of 49°, a mean summer temperature (for June, July and August) of 68°, and a mean winter temperature (for December, January and February) of 29°.

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  • There are two piers, of which the Palace pier, near the site of the old chain pier (1823), which was washed away in 1896, is near the centre of the town, while the West pier is towards Hove.

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  • A pier existed before 1500, but by the reign of Henry VIII.

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  • Worse still was the death in 14 9 6 of one of its ablest and most disinterested statesmen, Pier Capponi.

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  • A pier existed before 1500, but by the reign of Henry VIII.

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  • Gian Paolo Baglioni was lured to Rome in 1520 and beheaded by Leo X.; and in 1534 Rodolfo, who had slain a papal legate, was defeated by Pier Luigi Farnese, and the city, captured and plundered by his soldiery, was deprived of its privileges.

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  • High pier dues, moreover, contributed to the decline of the traffic, and attempts to overcome the disinclination of passengers to use the river (at any rate in winter) show a record of failure.

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  • The harbour, with wet and slip dock, occupies both sides of the river from the New Bridge to the sea, and is protected on the south by a pier projecting some distance into the sea, and on the north by a breakwater with a commodious dry dock.

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  • Ruin stared him in the face; and, to make matters worse, he was implicated in the conspiracy of Pier Paolo Boscoli in February 1513.

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  • For spans over 75 ft., expansion due to change of temperature is provided for by carrying one end of each chain girder on rollers placed between the bearing-plate on the girder and the bed-plate on the pier or abutment.

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  • gave Parma and Piacenza to his son Pier Luigi.

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  • Pier Maggiore (now S.

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  • Pier Maggiore (now S.

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  • There is good anchorage outside the Victoria basin under the lee of the breakwater, and since 1904 the foreshore east of the south pier has been reclaimed and additional wharfage provided.

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  • The history of the modern importance of Southampton as a port begins with the creation of a pier and harbour commission in 1803, and the erection of the Royal Victoria Pier (opened by Princess, afterwards Queen, Victoria) in 1831.

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  • There is excellent anchorage, and a pier Boo ft.

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  • Broadly, the least costly arrangement is that in which the cost of the superstructure of a span is equal to that of a pier and foundation.

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  • Pier and harbour accommodation has been extended and the shipping is brisk.

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  • The town possesses a pier and important dock accommodation, including a graving-dock 600 ft.

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  • Pier and harbour accommodation has been extended and the shipping is brisk.

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  • From the porch we could see the huddled figure of Howie Abbott sitting under a large red umbrella on the edge of the pier.

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  • I went back up and dressed and took a walk out on the pier.

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  • The Den, or Dene, forms a promenade along the sea-front, with a small lighthouse and a pier.

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  • There is also a short pier.

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  • is the South pier.

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  • Some suspension bridges have broken down in consequence of the oscillations produced by bodies of men marching in step. In 1850 a suspension bridge cable was carried on a separate saddle on rollers on each pier.

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  • by dredging, or some form of mechanical excavator, until the formation is reached which is to support the pier; the concrete is then shot into the enclosed space from a height of about io ft., and rammed down in layers about i ft.

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  • In any stiffened suspension bridge the action of the pier will be analogous to that of a pier between two arches.

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  • Concrete in a shell is a name which might be applied to all the methods of founding a pier which depend on the very valuable property which strong hydraulic concrete possesses of setting into a solid mass under water.

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  • In the case of the Empress bridge over the Sutlej each pier consisted of three brick wells, 19 ft.

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  • In the case of the St Louis bridge, half arches were built out on either side of each pier, so that the load balanced.

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  • Let P be the cost of one pier; G the cost of the main girders for one span, erected; n the number of spans; 1 the length of one span, and L the length of the bridge between abutments.

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  • The cost of a pier will not vary materially with the span adopted.

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  • Differentiating and equating to zero, the cost is least when dC _ LP +La =o, dl = l2 P=ale=G; that is, when the cost of one pier is equal to the cost erected of the main girders of one span.

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  • span erected, and P the cost of one pier with its protection.

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  • the charge of the foreshores belonging to the crown, formerly managed by the commissioners of woods and forests, and the protection of navigable harbours and channels, long under the control of the admiralty, provisional orders under the General Pier and Harbour Acts and under the Pilotage Acts, and the settlement of by-laws made by harbour authorities.

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  • The city itself has no modern quays, and large vessels do not approach within a mile of its landing-stages, but the railway pier (lengthened 120 ft.

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  • The promenade pier was erected in 1881.

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  • the pier was enlarged and pier-wardens appointed to collect the droits.

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  • Parma and Piacenza, states of the Church, he bestowed upon his natural son Pier Luigi (1545).

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  • But in 1549 Pier Luigi was assassinated by his outraged subjects, and the emperor thereupon claimed the two duchies for his son-in-law Ottavio Farnese, Paul's grandson.

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  • William Lilly's account of the meeting of Napier and Briggs at Merchiston is quoted in the article NA Pier.

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  • Blyth is also in considerable favour as a wateringplace; there are a pleasant park, a pier, protecting the harbour, about i m.

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  • Pier >>

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  • At Lamb Head, its southeasterly point, is a broch and Pictish pier, and about 2 m.

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  • Among other buildings and institutions are a novitiate of Marist Fathers, a science and art school, a pier with pavilion and concert rooms, and a yacht club.

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  • The harbour-mouth is obstructed by a bar, and there is a pier for large vessels at Ring, a mile below the town.

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  • There is a*curved pier of ancient foundation known as the Cobb.

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  • It has a good beach, a golf course and a pier.

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  • In many points, especially his great nepotism - witness the promotion of the worthless Pier Luigi Farnesehe remained, even as pope, a true child of the Renaissance period in which he had risen to greatness.

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  • The precise meaning of pier wr is not certain.

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  • This island was connected with the mainland by Alexander the Great by means of a pier, the remains of which are still visible.

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  • There are brine baths supplied from wells near Middlesbrough, a pier, gardens and promenades.

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  • There is a commodious harbour with breakwater and pier.

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  • She was close to the eastern pier when a heavy shell burst close to the conning tower, which must have killed the commander for he was never seen again.

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  • Victor Crutchley took command and tried to turn her up the channel, but she grounded at an angle of about 25° to the pier and lay hard and fast.

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  • between the stern of the "Iphigenia" and the pier, and by dredging along the edge and fixing up warping bollards it was made possible to warp submarines in and out at high water.

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  • They include the extension of the east pier, the construction of a south pier Boo ft.

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  • Owing to a dangerous bar at the mouth of the Magdalena the trade of the extensive territory tributary to that river, which is about 60 ho of that of the entire country, must pass in great part through Barranquilla and its seaport, making it the principal commercial centre of the republic. Savanilla was used as a seaport until about 1890, when shoals caused by drifting sands compelled a removal to Puerto Colombia, a short distance westward, where a steel pier, 4000 ft.

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  • There are several modern churches and chapels, numerous villas, a pier and a lift connecting the town with the esplanade beneath the cliff.

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  • It is a fashionable watering-place on Hobson's Bay, and possesses the longest pier in Australia.

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  • In summer, passenger steamers run to and from Ilfracombe pier; but the shipping trade generally has declined, though herring fisheries are carried on with success.

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  • The height of pier from edge of flooring to spring of arch; was 28.7 ft., the spring of the arch being about the surface-level of maximum flood.

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  • It having been found that considerable hollow spaces existed below the foundations of some of the piers, five bore-holes from the top of the roadway were pierced vertically through each pier of both barrages, and similar holes were drilled at intervals along all the lock walls.

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  • There is a pier 2000 ft.

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  • The town possesses a pier and promenade, a theatre, assembly rooms, and numerous convalescent homes, including an establishment belonging to the Merchant Taylors' Company.

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  • Kinsale, with the neighbouring villages of Scilly and Cove, is much frequented by summer visitors, and is the headquarters of the South of Ireland Fishing Company, with a fishery pier and a commodious harbour with 6 to 8 fathoms of water; but the general trade is of little importance owing to the proximity of Queenstown and Cork.

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  • A fine promenade extends along the shore; there are a quay and a pier, a winter garden, and all the appointments of a seaside resort.

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  • The original nucleus of the city is that portion which lies to the east of the port in the neighbourhood of the old pier (Molo Vecchio).

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  • This basin is to be entered from both the east and the west, and allows for a future extension in front of San Pier d'Arena as far as the mouth of the river Polcevera.

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  • of rails, capable of taking 2000 trucks, was constructed at Campasso in 1906 north of San Pier d'Arena (through which till then the traffic of the first three lines, representing 95% of the total, had to pass).

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  • The principal buildings are the parish church, well-placed on a hill overlooking the pier, convalescent homes, Cottage and Victoria fever hospitals, and the town house.

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  • On a conical hill above the pier stand the remains of Dunoon Castle, the hereditary keepership of which was conferred by Robert Bruce on the family of Sir Colin Campbell of Loch Awe, an ancestor of the duke of Argyll.

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  • Facing the pier a statue was erected in 1898 of Mary Campbell, Burns's "Highland Mary," who was a native of Dunoon.

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  • Hunter's Quay is the yachting headquarters, the Royal Clyde Yacht Club's house adjoining the pier.

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  • It is generally attached to the first eastern pier or column and rises to the level of the springing of the vault.

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  • The city has street cars, electric-lights and telephone service, and the port has a shipping pier 1640 ft.

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  • There is a station at Upper Helensburgh on the West Highland railway, and from the railway pier at Craigendoran there is steamer communication with Garelochhead, Dunoon and other pleasure resorts on the western coast.

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  • It has a pier, a pleasant promenade and drive along the shore, and other appointments of a seaside resort, but it is less wholly devoted to holiday visitors than Blackpool, which lies 8 m.

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  • The pier, which is over 14 m.

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  • The entrance to the harbour is protected by a stone pier, which stretches half a mile south-east from the north bank of the river mouth.

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  • It has grown up since 1830, above a sandy and pebbly shore, and has a pier 4 m.

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  • The South Pier at the mouth of the river is a massive structure about 1 m.

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  • in length, and the North Pier protects the river mouth from the Northumberland bank at North Shields.

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  • The Admiralty pier was begun in 1847 and practically completed to a length of about 2000 ft.

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  • Begun in 1893, the works included the construction of an east pier ("Prince of Wales's Pier"), running parallel to the general direction of the Admiralty pier and in conjunction with it enclosing an area of sheltered water amounting to seventy-five acres.

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  • This pier was completed in 1902.

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  • The scheme comprised three enclosing breakwaters - on the west an extension of the Admiralty pier in a south-easterly direction for a length of 2000 ft.; on the south an isolated breakwater, 4200 ft.

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  • to the pier, too steeply to allow of any wheeled traffic. Thick woods shelter it on three sides, and render the climate so mild that fuchsias and other delicate plants flourish in midwinter.

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  • The lower pivot of the polar axis rests in a cup-bearing at C, the upper bearing upon a strong metal casting M M attached to a stone pier S.

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  • The hour circle has two toothed circles cut upon it, one acted upon by a worm screw mounted on the pier and driven by clockwork, the other by a second worm screw attached to the polar axis, which can be turned by a handle in the observer's hand and thus a slow movement can be given to the telescope in right ascension inde FIG.

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  • refractor for the new observatory at Pulkovo, the only important change made by Fraunhofer's successors was, at Struve's suggestion, the substitution of a stone pier for the wooden stand in the original instrument.

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  • 2, and come to focus on the slit of the powerful spectroscope that is mounted on a pier in the chamber of constant temperature as shown in fig.

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  • By this arrangement the long cross tube becomes unnecessary, and neither the pier nor the observatory obstruct the view of objects above the horizon near lower transit as is the case in Loewy's form.

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  • An esplanade extends for about 3 m., and public gardens have been laid out on Worlebury Hill, from the far end of which a long pier projects, linking the rocky islet of Birnbeck to the town.

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  • Brodick is the chief village in Arran, but most of the dwellinghouses have been built at Invercloy, close to the pier.

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  • At the age of twenty-five he held several rich livings, had been notary and protonotary to the Curia, and was first secretary to the pope, in which capacity he conducted the correspondence with the nuncios (among them Pier Paolo Bergerio in Germany) and a host of other duties.

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  • It possesses assembly rooms, a literary and scientific institution, an esplanade, a pier and extensive recreation grounds.

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  • The inner harbour, or old port, contains two basins, one of 10 acres and another of 60 acres, formed by the construction of a pier eastward from Fort de la Moune, with two cross piers.

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  • Upwards of £150,000, including a large government grant, is said to have been expended upon the pier and harbour; but the violence of the sea overthrew the one and the other became filled with sand.

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  • Warrnambool has a fine port with a viaduct and breakwater pier 2400 ft.

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  • the light (passenger) railway which runs from Swansea to Mumbles Pier.

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  • Under an act of 1791 harbour trustees were appointed who cleared and deepened the river bed and built a long pier on either side of it; in 1796 the approach to the port was made safer by means of an improved light on Mumbles Head.

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  • A canal connecting the tidal part of the river Neath with the mouth of the Tawb, made in 1789, was in 1824 connected with the Vale of Neath canal by means of an aqueduct across the Neath river, when also a small dock, Port Tennant (so named after its owner) or Salthouse Dock, was made near the east pier, and this continued to be used till 1880.

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  • There are quays, docks and a harbour at the mouth of the Leven, and a pier for river steamers runs out from the Castle rock.

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  • In 1900 a pier 270 yds.

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  • See Razzi, Vita di Pier Soderini (Padua, 1737), also the articles Florence and Medici.

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  • long, running from Prince's Pier to Fort Matilda, which is supplied with submarine mines for the defence of the river.

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  • Both the Caledonian and the Glasgow & South-Western railways (in Prince's Pier the latter company possesses a landing-stage nearly 1400 ft.

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  • into the sea, and parallel to it, starting from the Point, is a pier.

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  • A more ancient pier, originally constructed in the reign of Henry VI., was renewed in that of James I.

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  • By the addition of a new pier running north-east from the lighthouse, and protected by a heavily armed battery, Charles III.

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  • The pier, built originally in 1812, but since then greatly extended, forms a delightful promenade half a mile in length.

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  • Barranquilla, the principal port of the republic, is situated on the Magdalena, and its seaport, or landing-place, is Puerto Colombia at the inner end of Savanilla Bay, where a steel pier 4000 ft.

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  • The north pier, built partly by Smeaton in 1775-1781, and partly by Telford in 1810-1815, extends nearly 3000 ft.

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  • The east pier (1177 yds.

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  • long) and the west pier (1041 yds.) are favourite promenades, The waterway between them is the entrance to the harbour.

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  • At least twice (in 1313 and 1410) its shipping was burned by the English, who also sacked the town in 1544 - when the 1st earl of Hertford destroyed the first wooden pier - and 1547.

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  • Broadstairs has a small pier for fishing-boats, first built in the reign of Henry VIII.

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  • The inner harbour admits only small vessels, but there is a good pier a mile south of the town.

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  • There are no archaeological remains in Viterbo itself, except a few courses of masonry under the bridge which connects the cathedral with the city, near the cathedral, possibly the pier of an older bridge.

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  • The extension of the railway from Greenock (in 1889) to the commodious pier, with a tunnel i 3 m.

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  • south-east, where the national government has constructed a long iron pier.

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  • It was brought to importance by the action of the London & North-Western railway company of England, which owns the pier and railways joining the Great Northern system at Dundalk (122 m.) and Newry (14 m.).

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  • The northern pier had a length of 4631 ft., the southern of 3000, and the depth of the water in which they were built varied from 6 to 20 ft.

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  • In 1865 a new lighthouse was erected at the end of the north pier.

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  • In 1871 it was found expedient to lengthen the piers seaward, and in 1876 the south jetty was prolonged, so as to bring its end exactly opposite the lighthouse on the north pier.

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  • Well-planted grounds fringe the steep slope down to the North Bay, in which there is a promenade pier; the South Cliff is similarly adorned.

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  • passed through Holyhead in 1821 on his way to Ireland, and there is a commemorative tablet on the old harbour pier.

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  • Since 1873, when railway connexion was given with Firsby on the Grimsby branch line, the place has undergone a complete transformation, and now possesses good hotels and a pier.

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  • Its sheltered situation and desirable winter climate began to attract notice about 1840; in 1855 a national sanatorium for consumptive patients was erected by subscription; a pier was opened in 1861, and in 1870 railway communication was afforded.

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  • A fine new Konak (government offices) has been built, and another important new structure is the pier of the Aidin Railway Co.

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  • The port of Campeche is a shallow roadstead defended by three forts and protected by a stone pier or wharf 160 ft.

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  • There is a large pier for the fishing vessels.

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  • Pier della Vigna there wrote the first sonnet, and Italian lyrics by Frederick himself are preserved to us.

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  • The harbour on the northern beach is protected by an ancient stone pier, and in 1895 an iron pier was erected below the Castle Hill for the convenience of the steamboats which ply between the town and Bristol, Ilfracombe, &c. The trade of Tenby is inconsiderable, but the fisheries, for which the place was noted at an early period and which gave it its Welsh name of Dinbych y Pysgod, are of great value.

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  • John Leland (c. 1540) described Tenby as being "very wealthy by merchandise," and noted its stone pier and well-built walls.

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  • long, which was widened in1903-1907to a breadth of 306 ft.; at each end of the quay a pier 656 ft.

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  • There is a pier, and the sea-wall extends for about a mile, forming a pleasant promenade.

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  • It was in her mind to tell Claudette to take a long walk off a short pier, but a cool voice interrupted them at that moment.

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  • From the porch we could see the huddled figure of Howie Abbott sitting under a large red umbrella on the edge of the pier.

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  • I went back up and dressed and took a walk out on the pier.

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  • The pier was obscured by morning fog and it felt nice to get a cup of tea before starting to fish.

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  • Another wooden pier, five sided, acts as a respond against the eastern abutment.

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  • A welcoming party on the pier joined by The Blazing Sounds along with a jazz band in the town's bandstand.

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  • baulkth fell into the sea from the South Parade Pier at Southsea, the sea being very rough with balks of floating timber.

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  • A hazard warning reflective beacon will be placed off the west pier to warn sailors of a concrete plinth covered at high tide.

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  • bedeviled by high tide difficulties at Rothesay harbor, for the town's pier is notoriously low in the water.

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  • The discussions, described as at a detailed stage, could see a new terminal being sited behind the proposed breakwater at the pier.

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  • A long breakwater to the south of Dunoon Pier changes the approach to the pier totally.

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  • cast ironup of ten cast-iron columns or ' screw piles ' are to be replaced by a single concrete pier.

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  • collided with the pier, temporarily sectioning the structure near the head.

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  • diaper patterns used on the Durham lesser pier columns are derived from painted examples.

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  • disinfectant mat on arrival at the airstrip or pier.

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  • The North Pier can just be made out through the gun embrasures.

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  • From 1905 until 1914 the Admiralty yacht enchantress was the club's headquarters and in 1920 premises on Hythe Pier, Southampton were acquired.

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  • Donated Seats - Southend Pier There are two types of donated bench available for placement on Southend Pier - hardwood or steel fabricated.

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  • fiddle yard is screened off by a high level pier entrance.

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  • fishermanbait on the pier Open On return to shore, the creel fishermen may be met by his buyer or merchant.

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  • fishwife to top of page Edwardian tourist watching fishwives on Pier Circa 1905, fishwives and fishermen from the village.

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  • The only lights available, either on the pier or in the post boat, were hand held flashlights.

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  • The pier can be bolted directly to a suitable concrete floor.

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  • flounder caught from the Thames at Erith Pier All highly recommended fisheries!

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  • gauge1922 a narrow gage electric railroad opened to take passengers the full length of the Pier.

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  • Go to the pier (fishmarket) in the port to make pictures Band tailed gulls.

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  • hopper barge against footbridge pier!

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  • Lest we forget Aim's deceptively jaunty slight at political heavy-handedness Pier 57.

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  • Today the offshore lifeboat station is at the end of the pier, whilst the inshore lifeboat operates from the beach.

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  • long shoturns to day over the pier in this larger, longer exposure shot.

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  • And to complete the transformation, in 1903 they built an utterly magnificent new station at Wemyss Bay and an adjoining new pier.

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  • oddity system serves their own pier and includes several oddities in the way of points and loops.

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  • I was enjoying the sunset when I spotted an otter floating on its back under the pier, crac.. .

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  • Miss windjammer pageant the speakers blasting day press trip the pier where.

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  • Success continued to be enjoyed until the late 1950s when falling visitor numbers forced the closure of the pier pavilion.

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  • The Pier House entrance faces onto the riverside piazza.

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  • Lots of lovely MG's against the backdrop of Englands oldest, restored Victorian pier at Clevedon.

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  • The alternative plan would build up to the lower promenade only, enabling people to view the rebuilt pier in its entirety.

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  • If you arrive after a leisurely breakfast, expect to park in the car park on the hill that overlooks the pier.

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  • Odd structure half a mile offshore turned out to be the end of the long gone Victorian pier.

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  • Except for what appeared to be a derelict roadman's hut at the end of an equally derelict pier.

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  • pier pavilion has also been built offering superb views out across the South Sefton Coast and North Wales.

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  • pier neck to allow for a larger forecourt area at the entrance.

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  • pier head.

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  • Off ship at risers carved in the mahahual pier told people they'd.

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  • Access to the water can either be through Balloch Park or via the road to the Maid of the Loch paddle steamer pier.

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  • The route in front of the Woolwich Arsenal by the site for the ferry pier ought to be marked for cyclists.

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  • Span of 2 shallow arches, with brick cutwater in central pier and brick pilaster above it, on each side.

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  • piles of the pier.

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  • In less than twenty minutes she is gliding alongside the wooden piles of the pier.

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  • pilings of the pier.

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  • plaice taken so far this season has come from Tynemouth pier.

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  • private enterprisemercial enterprise is headed by Ana Soares, Pier Franco Grosso, and Lord Gowrie chairman of the english arts council.

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  • The Lynton House Hotel is a quality hotel, only 50 meters from the pier & sweeping promenade.

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  • promenade pier to a pleasure pier had begun.

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  • The reasons behind poor water quality at Bournemouth Pier have not always been obvious.

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  • quaye view from across the Downs to Swanage Bay Arriving at Swanage, make for the newly restored pier and stone key area.

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  • redeemed against future purchases at Orocco Pier.

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  • remodel the buildings as the Pier Arts Center.

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  • Our initial belief in the project latterly led to both Lottery and local government support for the structural repairs to the pier.

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  • Its Middle Pier can take barges and small jack-up rigs alongside, and crew boats, small tugs and barge services can be provided.

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  • lesser scaup Aythya affinis Bob's Road (Bolivar Peninsula) Common goldeneye Bucephala clangula GI Two birds present off the pier on 20/4.

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  • seaward end of the pier is at present not in use.

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  • There are now plans to re-develop the pier so that it can be used more often for cargo shipments.

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  • On either side of the island platform a number of freight sidings were available, including a shed on the west pier.

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  • slipway on the west side of the lifeboat pier.

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  • Then from the East Breakwater across the outer lay-by taking in Kingston Beach, the Middle Pier and the lifeboat slipway.

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  • steamboat service from the pier is ceased in 1969.

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  • steamer pier.

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  • truckloads of sand and cement were used to stabilize the structure, saving the pier from imminent closure.

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  • vaudeville show in the pavilion of a seaside pier.

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  • wigan pier the other week.

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  • windjammer pageant the speakers blasting day press trip the pier where.

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  • A pier extends for 1700 ft.

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  • The Great Southern railway has a line to the seaward end of the pier, and affords direct communication with the interior of the colony.

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  • Observing on the pier at Swinemtinde in August and September 1904, Ltideling (40) obtained a mean value of J4.

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  • He drew up a scheme for the construction of a pier at Madras, to avoid the dangers of landing through the surf, and instructed his brother-in-law in England to obtain estimates from the engineers Brindley and Smeaton.

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  • Tombs of the Greek period have mainly been found on the west of the town, outside the probable line of the walls, between the Hypsas and a small tributary, the latter having been spanned by a bridge, now called Ponte dei Morti, of which one massive pier, 45 ft.

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  • There is an iron pier 450 ft.

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  • Pier Damiani e del suo tempo (Florence, 1862); F.

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  • There are two piers, of which the Palace pier, near the site of the old chain pier (1823), which was washed away in 1896, is near the centre of the town, while the West pier is towards Hove.

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  • Gian Paolo Baglioni was lured to Rome in 1520 and beheaded by Leo X.; and in 1534 Rodolfo, who had slain a papal legate, was defeated by Pier Luigi Farnese, and the city, captured and plundered by his soldiery, was deprived of its privileges.

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  • The Den, or Dene, forms a promenade along the sea-front, with a small lighthouse and a pier.

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  • gave Parma and Piacenza to his son Pier Luigi.

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  • One of the former city gates (1615) remains, and there are a town hall, communal buildings (1863), court-house, weigh-house, synagogue and churches of various denominations, in one of which is the tomb of the naval hero of the 16th century, Lange, or Groote Pier (Long or Great Peter).

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  • Pier Crisologo (433-449), of the tomb of Galla Placidia (440), the church of S.

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  • Pier Crisologo in the archiepiscopal palace preserves its original mosaics, and so also does the tomb of Galla Placidia (SS.

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  • Passenger steamship service was transferred to a new 5 ac. pier on the lake front, built at a cost of $500,000.

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  • The town possesses a pier and important dock accommodation, including a graving-dock 600 ft.

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  • It was published (1589) by Giacomo Castelvetri, who had married his widow, with the title Explicatio gravissimae quaestionis utrum excommunicatio, quatenus religionem intelligentes et amplexantes, a sacramentorum usu, pro pier admissum facinus arcet, mandato nitatur divino, an excogitata sit ab hominibus.

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  • It was built in 1854 and subsequently enlarged, but a pier was constructed by John Rennie in 1815, and is now chiefly used by fishermen and colliers.

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  • The amount of corn shipped was evidently small, the droits being insufficient to keep the pier in repair.

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  • In 1777 the pier was rebuilt.

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  • The charter of incorporation granted in 1614 states that by the invasion of the Spaniards it had been treacherously spoiled and burnt but that its strength, prosperity and usefulness for navigation, and the acceptable and laudable services of the inhabitants in rebuilding and fortifying it, and their enterprise in erecting a pier, have moved the king to grant the petition for its incorporation.

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  • In 1383 Bishop Fordham gave the burgesses licence to receive tolls within the borough for the maintenance of the walls, while Bishop Neville granted a commission for the construction of a pier or mole.

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  • In a letter, Del movimento della cometa apparsa it mese di decembre 1664, published in 1665 under the pseudonym Pier Maria Mutoli, he was the first to suggest the idea of a parabolic path; and another of his astronomical works was Theorica mediceorum planetarum ex causis physicis deducta (Florence, 1666), in which he considered the influence of attraction on the satellites of Jupiter.

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  • There is also a short pier.

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  • The harbour is provided with a pier 200 yds.

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  • Bizerta occupies the site of the ancient Tyrian colony, Hippo Zarytus or Diarrhytus, the harbour of which, by means of a spacious pier, protecting it from the north-east wind, was rendered one of the safest and finest.

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  • in length; in its centre is the pier, 1 m.

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  • To the south of the esplanade is a pier of stone on wooden piles, and the Alexandra and other public gardens are attractive.

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  • In physical science the names most worthy of mention are those of the botanist Pier Antonio Mattioli (1501-1572), of Pirro Maria Gabrielli (1643-1705), founder of the academy of the Physiocritics, and of the anatomist Paolo Mascagni (d.

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  • Folkestone inner harbour is dry at low water, but there is a deep water pier for use at low tide by the Channel steamers, by which not only the passenger traffic, but also a large general trade are carried on.

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  • After many years of labour and at a great expenditure of money the Great Western railway has constructed a fine breakwater and railway pier at Goodwick across the lower end of the bay, and an important passenger and goods traffic with Rosslare on the opposite Irish coast was inaugurated in 1906.

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  • Stromness is in daily communication with Scrabster pier (Thurso), and at frequent intervals with Kirkwall by coach and also by steamer.

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  • There may be mentioned also an early pier in the church of St Katherine Cree or Christ Church, Leadenhall Street, belonging to the priory church of the Holy Trinity; old monuments in the vaults beneath St James's Church, Clerkenwell, formerly attached to a Benedictine nunnery; and the Perpendicular gateway and the crypt of the church of the priory of St John of Jerusalem (see Finsbury).

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  • High pier dues, moreover, contributed to the decline of the traffic, and attempts to overcome the disinclination of passengers to use the river (at any rate in winter) show a record of failure.

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  • Worse still was the death in 14 9 6 of one of its ablest and most disinterested statesmen, Pier Capponi.

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  • in length, supported by a pier erected on an island in the middle of the river.

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  • There is daily communication with Scrabster pier (Thurso), via Scapa pier, on the southern side of the waist of Pomona, about 12 m.

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  • A further extension of the naval dockyard was begun in 1902, and a new commercial pier was opened in 1900.

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  • There are no great extremes of either heat or cold, and a number of the towns and cities, especially Newport and Narragansett Pier, have become noted summer resorts.

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  • Narragansett Pier has a mean annual temperature of 49°, a mean summer temperature (for June, July and August) of 68°, and a mean winter temperature (for December, January and February) of 29°.

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  • at Narragansett Pier to 53.2 in.

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  • The harbour, with wet and slip dock, occupies both sides of the river from the New Bridge to the sea, and is protected on the south by a pier projecting some distance into the sea, and on the north by a breakwater with a commodious dry dock.

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  • Ruin stared him in the face; and, to make matters worse, he was implicated in the conspiracy of Pier Paolo Boscoli in February 1513.

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  • There is a fine pier with pavilion, and a marine parade nearly 3 m.

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  • is the South pier.

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  • From breakwater and pier arms project laterally.

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  • There is good anchorage outside the Victoria basin under the lee of the breakwater, and since 1904 the foreshore east of the south pier has been reclaimed and additional wharfage provided.

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  • It contains a number of commodious official residences, churches, hospitals, a laboratory, covered market, &c. The port is protected by a breakwater and provided with a pier on which is the customs-house.

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  • It is the most popular watering-place on the west coast of Wales, and possesses a pier, and a fine sea-front which stretches from Constitution Hill at the north end of the Marine Terrace to the mouth of the harbour.

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  • The history of the modern importance of Southampton as a port begins with the creation of a pier and harbour commission in 1803, and the erection of the Royal Victoria Pier (opened by Princess, afterwards Queen, Victoria) in 1831.

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  • There is excellent anchorage, and a pier Boo ft.

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  • which has a pier and breakwater.

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  • Broadly, the least costly arrangement is that in which the cost of the superstructure of a span is equal to that of a pier and foundation.

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  • Some suspension bridges have broken down in consequence of the oscillations produced by bodies of men marching in step. In 1850 a suspension bridge cable was carried on a separate saddle on rollers on each pier.

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  • For spans over 75 ft., expansion due to change of temperature is provided for by carrying one end of each chain girder on rollers placed between the bearing-plate on the girder and the bed-plate on the pier or abutment.

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  • Eads, the engineer, determined to establish the piers and abutments on rock at a depth for the east pier and east abutment of 136 ft.

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  • In closed position the main girders rest on a bed plate on the face of the pier 4 ft.

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  • Three arrangements are found: (a)!the axis of rotation is on a pier at the centre of the river and the bridge is equal armed (fig.

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  • by dredging, or some form of mechanical excavator, until the formation is reached which is to support the pier; the concrete is then shot into the enclosed space from a height of about io ft., and rammed down in layers about i ft.

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  • In any stiffened suspension bridge the action of the pier will be analogous to that of a pier between two arches.

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  • Concrete in a shell is a name which might be applied to all the methods of founding a pier which depend on the very valuable property which strong hydraulic concrete possesses of setting into a solid mass under water.

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  • In the case of the Empress bridge over the Sutlej each pier consisted of three brick wells, 19 ft.

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  • In the case of the St Louis bridge, half arches were built out on either side of each pier, so that the load balanced.

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  • Let P be the cost of one pier; G the cost of the main girders for one span, erected; n the number of spans; 1 the length of one span, and L the length of the bridge between abutments.

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  • The cost of a pier will not vary materially with the span adopted.

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  • Differentiating and equating to zero, the cost is least when dC _ LP +La =o, dl = l2 P=ale=G; that is, when the cost of one pier is equal to the cost erected of the main girders of one span.

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  • span erected, and P the cost of one pier with its protection.

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  • the charge of the foreshores belonging to the crown, formerly managed by the commissioners of woods and forests, and the protection of navigable harbours and channels, long under the control of the admiralty, provisional orders under the General Pier and Harbour Acts and under the Pilotage Acts, and the settlement of by-laws made by harbour authorities.

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  • The city itself has no modern quays, and large vessels do not approach within a mile of its landing-stages, but the railway pier (lengthened 120 ft.

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  • The promenade pier was erected in 1881.

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  • the pier was enlarged and pier-wardens appointed to collect the droits.

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  • Parma and Piacenza, states of the Church, he bestowed upon his natural son Pier Luigi (1545).

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  • But in 1549 Pier Luigi was assassinated by his outraged subjects, and the emperor thereupon claimed the two duchies for his son-in-law Ottavio Farnese, Paul's grandson.

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  • William Lilly's account of the meeting of Napier and Briggs at Merchiston is quoted in the article NA Pier.

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  • Blyth is also in considerable favour as a wateringplace; there are a pleasant park, a pier, protecting the harbour, about i m.

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  • At Lamb Head, its southeasterly point, is a broch and Pictish pier, and about 2 m.

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  • Among other buildings and institutions are a novitiate of Marist Fathers, a science and art school, a pier with pavilion and concert rooms, and a yacht club.

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  • The harbour-mouth is obstructed by a bar, and there is a pier for large vessels at Ring, a mile below the town.

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  • There is a*curved pier of ancient foundation known as the Cobb.

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  • It has a good beach, a golf course and a pier.

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  • In many points, especially his great nepotism - witness the promotion of the worthless Pier Luigi Farnesehe remained, even as pope, a true child of the Renaissance period in which he had risen to greatness.

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  • The precise meaning of pier wr is not certain.

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  • This island was connected with the mainland by Alexander the Great by means of a pier, the remains of which are still visible.

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  • There are brine baths supplied from wells near Middlesbrough, a pier, gardens and promenades.

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  • There is a commodious harbour with breakwater and pier.

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  • It lifted for a moment, and the captain, seeing he was heading for the western pier, went full speed astern, then ahead with the starboard engine, and with a barge in front of him drove into the canal.

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  • She was close to the eastern pier when a heavy shell burst close to the conning tower, which must have killed the commander for he was never seen again.

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  • Victor Crutchley took command and tried to turn her up the channel, but she grounded at an angle of about 25° to the pier and lay hard and fast.

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  • between the stern of the "Iphigenia" and the pier, and by dredging along the edge and fixing up warping bollards it was made possible to warp submarines in and out at high water.

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  • They include the extension of the east pier, the construction of a south pier Boo ft.

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  • Owing to a dangerous bar at the mouth of the Magdalena the trade of the extensive territory tributary to that river, which is about 60 ho of that of the entire country, must pass in great part through Barranquilla and its seaport, making it the principal commercial centre of the republic. Savanilla was used as a seaport until about 1890, when shoals caused by drifting sands compelled a removal to Puerto Colombia, a short distance westward, where a steel pier, 4000 ft.

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  • There are several modern churches and chapels, numerous villas, a pier and a lift connecting the town with the esplanade beneath the cliff.

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  • It is a fashionable watering-place on Hobson's Bay, and possesses the longest pier in Australia.

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  • In summer, passenger steamers run to and from Ilfracombe pier; but the shipping trade generally has declined, though herring fisheries are carried on with success.

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  • The height of pier from edge of flooring to spring of arch; was 28.7 ft., the spring of the arch being about the surface-level of maximum flood.

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  • It having been found that considerable hollow spaces existed below the foundations of some of the piers, five bore-holes from the top of the roadway were pierced vertically through each pier of both barrages, and similar holes were drilled at intervals along all the lock walls.

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  • There is a pier 2000 ft.

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  • The town possesses a pier and promenade, a theatre, assembly rooms, and numerous convalescent homes, including an establishment belonging to the Merchant Taylors' Company.

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  • Kinsale, with the neighbouring villages of Scilly and Cove, is much frequented by summer visitors, and is the headquarters of the South of Ireland Fishing Company, with a fishery pier and a commodious harbour with 6 to 8 fathoms of water; but the general trade is of little importance owing to the proximity of Queenstown and Cork.

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  • A fine promenade extends along the shore; there are a quay and a pier, a winter garden, and all the appointments of a seaside resort.

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  • The original nucleus of the city is that portion which lies to the east of the port in the neighbourhood of the old pier (Molo Vecchio).

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  • This basin is to be entered from both the east and the west, and allows for a future extension in front of San Pier d'Arena as far as the mouth of the river Polcevera.

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  • of rails, capable of taking 2000 trucks, was constructed at Campasso in 1906 north of San Pier d'Arena (through which till then the traffic of the first three lines, representing 95% of the total, had to pass).

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  • The principal buildings are the parish church, well-placed on a hill overlooking the pier, convalescent homes, Cottage and Victoria fever hospitals, and the town house.

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  • On a conical hill above the pier stand the remains of Dunoon Castle, the hereditary keepership of which was conferred by Robert Bruce on the family of Sir Colin Campbell of Loch Awe, an ancestor of the duke of Argyll.

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  • Facing the pier a statue was erected in 1898 of Mary Campbell, Burns's "Highland Mary," who was a native of Dunoon.

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  • Hunter's Quay is the yachting headquarters, the Royal Clyde Yacht Club's house adjoining the pier.

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  • It is generally attached to the first eastern pier or column and rises to the level of the springing of the vault.

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  • The city has street cars, electric-lights and telephone service, and the port has a shipping pier 1640 ft.

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  • There is a station at Upper Helensburgh on the West Highland railway, and from the railway pier at Craigendoran there is steamer communication with Garelochhead, Dunoon and other pleasure resorts on the western coast.

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  • It has a pier, a pleasant promenade and drive along the shore, and other appointments of a seaside resort, but it is less wholly devoted to holiday visitors than Blackpool, which lies 8 m.

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  • The pier, which is over 14 m.

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  • The entrance to the harbour is protected by a stone pier, which stretches half a mile south-east from the north bank of the river mouth.

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  • It has grown up since 1830, above a sandy and pebbly shore, and has a pier 4 m.

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  • The South Pier at the mouth of the river is a massive structure about 1 m.

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  • in length, and the North Pier protects the river mouth from the Northumberland bank at North Shields.

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  • The Admiralty pier was begun in 1847 and practically completed to a length of about 2000 ft.

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  • Begun in 1893, the works included the construction of an east pier ("Prince of Wales's Pier"), running parallel to the general direction of the Admiralty pier and in conjunction with it enclosing an area of sheltered water amounting to seventy-five acres.

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  • This pier was completed in 1902.

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  • The scheme comprised three enclosing breakwaters - on the west an extension of the Admiralty pier in a south-easterly direction for a length of 2000 ft.; on the south an isolated breakwater, 4200 ft.

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  • to the pier, too steeply to allow of any wheeled traffic. Thick woods shelter it on three sides, and render the climate so mild that fuchsias and other delicate plants flourish in midwinter.

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  • The lower pivot of the polar axis rests in a cup-bearing at C, the upper bearing upon a strong metal casting M M attached to a stone pier S.

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  • The hour circle has two toothed circles cut upon it, one acted upon by a worm screw mounted on the pier and driven by clockwork, the other by a second worm screw attached to the polar axis, which can be turned by a handle in the observer's hand and thus a slow movement can be given to the telescope in right ascension inde FIG.

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  • refractor for the new observatory at Pulkovo, the only important change made by Fraunhofer's successors was, at Struve's suggestion, the substitution of a stone pier for the wooden stand in the original instrument.

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  • 2, and come to focus on the slit of the powerful spectroscope that is mounted on a pier in the chamber of constant temperature as shown in fig.

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  • By this arrangement the long cross tube becomes unnecessary, and neither the pier nor the observatory obstruct the view of objects above the horizon near lower transit as is the case in Loewy's form.

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  • Many of their fiefs he seized for himself, and he was implicated in the murder of Pier Luigi Farnese, duke of Parma (see Farnese), who had helped Fiesco.

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  • An esplanade extends for about 3 m., and public gardens have been laid out on Worlebury Hill, from the far end of which a long pier projects, linking the rocky islet of Birnbeck to the town.

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  • Brodick is the chief village in Arran, but most of the dwellinghouses have been built at Invercloy, close to the pier.

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  • At the age of twenty-five he held several rich livings, had been notary and protonotary to the Curia, and was first secretary to the pope, in which capacity he conducted the correspondence with the nuncios (among them Pier Paolo Bergerio in Germany) and a host of other duties.

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  • It possesses assembly rooms, a literary and scientific institution, an esplanade, a pier and extensive recreation grounds.

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  • The inner harbour, or old port, contains two basins, one of 10 acres and another of 60 acres, formed by the construction of a pier eastward from Fort de la Moune, with two cross piers.

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  • Upwards of £150,000, including a large government grant, is said to have been expended upon the pier and harbour; but the violence of the sea overthrew the one and the other became filled with sand.

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  • Warrnambool has a fine port with a viaduct and breakwater pier 2400 ft.

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  • the light (passenger) railway which runs from Swansea to Mumbles Pier.

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  • Under an act of 1791 harbour trustees were appointed who cleared and deepened the river bed and built a long pier on either side of it; in 1796 the approach to the port was made safer by means of an improved light on Mumbles Head.

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  • A canal connecting the tidal part of the river Neath with the mouth of the Tawb, made in 1789, was in 1824 connected with the Vale of Neath canal by means of an aqueduct across the Neath river, when also a small dock, Port Tennant (so named after its owner) or Salthouse Dock, was made near the east pier, and this continued to be used till 1880.

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  • There are quays, docks and a harbour at the mouth of the Leven, and a pier for river steamers runs out from the Castle rock.

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  • In 1900 a pier 270 yds.

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  • See Razzi, Vita di Pier Soderini (Padua, 1737), also the articles Florence and Medici.

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  • long, running from Prince's Pier to Fort Matilda, which is supplied with submarine mines for the defence of the river.

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  • Both the Caledonian and the Glasgow & South-Western railways (in Prince's Pier the latter company possesses a landing-stage nearly 1400 ft.

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  • into the sea, and parallel to it, starting from the Point, is a pier.

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  • A more ancient pier, originally constructed in the reign of Henry VI., was renewed in that of James I.

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  • By the addition of a new pier running north-east from the lighthouse, and protected by a heavily armed battery, Charles III.

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  • The pier, built originally in 1812, but since then greatly extended, forms a delightful promenade half a mile in length.

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  • Barranquilla, the principal port of the republic, is situated on the Magdalena, and its seaport, or landing-place, is Puerto Colombia at the inner end of Savanilla Bay, where a steel pier 4000 ft.

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  • The north pier, built partly by Smeaton in 1775-1781, and partly by Telford in 1810-1815, extends nearly 3000 ft.

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  • The east pier (1177 yds.

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  • long) and the west pier (1041 yds.) are favourite promenades, The waterway between them is the entrance to the harbour.

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  • At least twice (in 1313 and 1410) its shipping was burned by the English, who also sacked the town in 1544 - when the 1st earl of Hertford destroyed the first wooden pier - and 1547.

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  • Broadstairs has a small pier for fishing-boats, first built in the reign of Henry VIII.

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  • The inner harbour admits only small vessels, but there is a good pier a mile south of the town.

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  • There are no archaeological remains in Viterbo itself, except a few courses of masonry under the bridge which connects the cathedral with the city, near the cathedral, possibly the pier of an older bridge.

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  • The extension of the railway from Greenock (in 1889) to the commodious pier, with a tunnel i 3 m.

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  • south-east, where the national government has constructed a long iron pier.

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  • It was brought to importance by the action of the London & North-Western railway company of England, which owns the pier and railways joining the Great Northern system at Dundalk (122 m.) and Newry (14 m.).

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  • The northern pier had a length of 4631 ft., the southern of 3000, and the depth of the water in which they were built varied from 6 to 20 ft.

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  • In 1865 a new lighthouse was erected at the end of the north pier.

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  • In 1871 it was found expedient to lengthen the piers seaward, and in 1876 the south jetty was prolonged, so as to bring its end exactly opposite the lighthouse on the north pier.

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  • Well-planted grounds fringe the steep slope down to the North Bay, in which there is a promenade pier; the South Cliff is similarly adorned.

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  • passed through Holyhead in 1821 on his way to Ireland, and there is a commemorative tablet on the old harbour pier.

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  • Since 1873, when railway connexion was given with Firsby on the Grimsby branch line, the place has undergone a complete transformation, and now possesses good hotels and a pier.

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  • Its sheltered situation and desirable winter climate began to attract notice about 1840; in 1855 a national sanatorium for consumptive patients was erected by subscription; a pier was opened in 1861, and in 1870 railway communication was afforded.

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  • A fine new Konak (government offices) has been built, and another important new structure is the pier of the Aidin Railway Co.

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  • The port of Campeche is a shallow roadstead defended by three forts and protected by a stone pier or wharf 160 ft.

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  • There is a large pier for the fishing vessels.

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  • Pier della Vigna there wrote the first sonnet, and Italian lyrics by Frederick himself are preserved to us.

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  • The harbour on the northern beach is protected by an ancient stone pier, and in 1895 an iron pier was erected below the Castle Hill for the convenience of the steamboats which ply between the town and Bristol, Ilfracombe, &c. The trade of Tenby is inconsiderable, but the fisheries, for which the place was noted at an early period and which gave it its Welsh name of Dinbych y Pysgod, are of great value.

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  • John Leland (c. 1540) described Tenby as being "very wealthy by merchandise," and noted its stone pier and well-built walls.

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  • long, which was widened in1903-1907to a breadth of 306 ft.; at each end of the quay a pier 656 ft.

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  • There is a pier, and the sea-wall extends for about a mile, forming a pleasant promenade.

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  • At last, cold, hungry and weary, we reached our pier.

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  • The reasons behind poor water quality at Bournemouth Pier have not always been obvious.

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  • The view from across the Downs to Swanage Bay Arriving at Swanage, make for the newly restored pier and stone key area.

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  • Points can be redeemed against future purchases at Orocco Pier.

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  • With great determination and energy she led the fundraising to buy and remodel the buildings as the Pier Arts Center.

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  • Our initial belief in the project latterly led to both Lottery and local government support for the structural repairs to the pier.

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  • Its Middle Pier can take barges and small jack-up rigs alongside, and crew boats, small tugs and barge services can be provided.

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  • Lesser scaup Aythya affinis Bob 's Road (Bolivar Peninsula) Common goldeneye Bucephala clangula GI Two birds present off the pier on 20/4.

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  • The seaward end of the pier is at present not in use.

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  • There are now plans to re-develop the pier so that it can be used more often for cargo shipments.

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  • At the entrance to the pier, a group of teenagers are pushing hotdogs into their mouths between shouts of laughter.

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  • On either side of the island platform a number of freight sidings were available, including a shed on the west pier.

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  • The ferry to Shapinsay departs from a slipway on the west side of the lifeboat pier.

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  • Stokes Bay pier has gone with just a slipway at the end of Military Road to indicate its former position.

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  • Then from the East Breakwater across the outer lay-by taking in Kingston Beach, the Middle Pier and the Lifeboat slipway.

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  • Nick Stevens Swanage, Old and New Pier Both piers at Swanage can be rewarding sites for the snorkel diver.

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  • The last regular steamboat service from the pier is ceased in 1969.

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  • The pier here is the terminus for the passenger ferry to Fair Isle.

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  • The pier, having been constructed in 1750, vessels of 150 tons burthen may ride here in safety.

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  • Emergency measures were taken as truckloads of sand and cement were used to stabilize the structure, saving the pier from imminent closure.

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  • The Original Chinese Conjuror is presented as a vaudeville show in the pavilion of a seaside pier.

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  • Wigan Pier was named after the wharf on the canal.

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  • An i will never forget the laughs we had, like at wigan pier the other week.

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  • Pier 1 Imports offers smaller home decor items such as pillows, rugs, and drapes.

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  • Pier 1 Imports: Pier 1 advertises itself as the chain store for unique and unexpected finds.

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  • A great selection of empty baskets can be found at stores like Cost Plus World Market, Longaberger and Pier 1 Imports.

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  • They depart from Aloha Tower Marketplace, Pier 8.

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  • If you want a ride from your hotel to the pier, add $10 for each person.

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  • Holland America Line offers 15 day Hawaiian cruise vacations beginning and ending in downtown San Diego, where the pier is conveniently located near the airport.

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  • Individuals over 55 years of age are eligible for discounts as long as they have a government-issued ID, which can be checked at the pier.

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  • Women who head into the city for a little downtime might be interested in hitting The Pier Shops at Caesars, the nearby Hamilton Mall or any one of the many little boutiques along the lengthy boardwalk.

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  • For generations, visitors rode ferries from Buffalo to the park's pier, and thousands of guests rented beach cottages to enjoy lengthy summer vacations in the exciting and picturesque atmosphere.

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  • In California, Disneyland features a shooting gallery in Frontierland and an arcade in Tomorrowland , while California Adventure has boardwalk-style carnival games in Paradise Pier.

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  • The Sun Wheel on Paradise Pier has been changed to Mickey's Fun Wheel.

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  • The maps are also used to help locate some of the resort's most beautiful hotels like the Grand Californian and Paradise Pier.

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  • Follow the map onward to Paradise Pier, where California Screamin', the resort's most thrilling rollercoaster resides by the water.

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  • Walk out of the pier and into the area of the park that celebrates California's majestic beauty.

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  • Go to the pier in the south of your town.

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  • Go back to the island's pier and tell Kapp'n (the turtle) that you want to leave and ask to have the island data transfered to your GBA.

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  • On the GameCube, leave the pier screen then go back and ask Kapp'n to take you to the island again to collect the money bags.

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  • Volcano, Treehouse, Training, Swamp, Steam, Regulator, Rebellion, Pier, Fort, Factory, Dam, Catacombs, Carrier, Bunker, Boat Archive, Research, and River.

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  • You can purchase furniture and countertop wine racks in many local home decorating stores, such as at Target or Pier 1.

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  • You can also visit your local Target, Bed Bath and Beyond or Pier 1 Imports to find the perfect wine stopper.

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  • Alcatraz, or as it is less affectionately known, The Rock, is an island of notorious repute in the San Francisco Bay, just over a mile off of the City's touristy Pier 39 and Fisherman's Wharf.

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  • It's located on the Hyde Street Pier near Fisherman's Wharf.

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  • However once you get to the pier filled with boats about to set sail, you can start to feel lost or indecisive.

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  • For the best water tour available, hop on over to Gate E on the pier and board the Ferry Building Line located adjacent to the old Ferry Building.

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  • Check out the Blue and Gold Fleet, which docks at Pier 41, or pay a visit to Adventure Cat, a 55-foot catamaran that hangs out near Pier 39.

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  • This 90-minute journey leaves Pier 39, sails out under the Golden Gate Bridge and then comes back to circle around Alcatraz Island.

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  • Tickets can be purchased at the Blue & Gold Fleet box office at Pier 39.

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  • So, if you purchase your tickets and get distracted by the sea lions or shopping for the perfect gift for Aunt Jane at Pier 39, you can always come back and take your ferry ride at a later date.

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  • The "F Market & Wharves" trolley runs downtown San Francisco along Market St., along The Embarcadero and stops directly in front of PIER 39.

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  • Walk over to Pier 39 and enjoy some of their terrific food venues.

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  • Don't forget to get your parking receipt validated if you parked in the Pier 39 garage.

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  • Unlike the for-profit Aquarium by the Bay at Pier 39 in San Francisco, the Monterey Bay Aquarium operates as a non-profit organization, conducting research on a variety of topics including tuna conservation, sea otters and sharks.

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  • The fort also offers a pier crabbing demonstration during the spring, summer and early fall.

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  • Guests are also within minutes of the city's most popular tourist attractions, including the Golden Gate Bridge, Pier 39, Union Square, and Chinatown.

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  • In addition, the hotel is within walking distance to Pier 39 and the ferries to Alcatraz.

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  • Has she always dreamed of sitting out on a pier and talking at sunset over a checkers game?

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  • There are lots of great specialty stores, such as Pier 1 or Pottery Barn Kids, that may cater to your kids' unique tastes.

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  • Apache Family Campground & Pier: Whether you plan on fishing from the East Coast's longest pier or eating at an oceanfront restaurant, Apache has you covered.

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  • It's the headquarters of some of the nation's most prestigious companies, including American Airlines, Pier 1 Imports, and Radio Shack.

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  • The palace is just a short stroll from the Kailua Pier in Kona for those arriving on the island by ship.

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  • Imagine an owner who decides it would be great fun to see what would happen to the yacht if it were to slam into a pier.

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