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  • The only place where obsidian is known to be found in Sardinia in a natural state is the Punta Trebina, a mountain south-east of Oristano.

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  • The Punta del Nasone, the highest point of Somma, is 3714 ft.

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  • The public buildings include the cathedral (1760), the government palace, the municipal palace, the episcopal palace, the church of Santa Ana, a national theatre, a school of arts and trades, a foreign hospital, the former administration building of the Canal Company, Santo Tomas Hospital, the pesthouse of Punta Mala and various asylums. The houses are mostly of stone, with red tile roofs, two or three storeys high, built in the Spanish style around central patios, or courts, and with balconies projecting far over the narrow streets; in such houses the lowest floor is often rented to a poorer family.

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  • Callao is the principal port of the republic, its harbour being a large bay sheltered by a tongue of land on the south called La Punta, and by the islands of San Lorenzo and Fronton.

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  • The hill of Dascon is to be sought a trifle to the south-east, to the south of the mouth of the Anapus, on the edge of the Great Harbour, at the Punta Caderini.

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  • Its more prominent headlands are Punta Galera, Cabo Coast.

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  • El Morro, as it is popularly called, was first erected in 1590-1640, and La Punta, a much smaller fort, is of the same period; both were reconstructed after the evacuation of the city by the English in 1763, from which time also date the castles of Principe, Atares and the Cabana.

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  • Beginning at the Punta fortress - where a park was laid out in 1899 in the place of an ugly quarter, with a memorial to the students judicially murdered by the Spanish volunteers in 1871 - and running along the line of the former city walls, past the Parque Central, through the Parque de Isabel II.

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  • Its commanding position gained it in 1634, by royal decree, the title of "Llave del Nuevo Mundo y Antemural de las Indias Occidentales" (Key of the New World and Bulwark of the West Indies), in reference to which it bears on its coat of arms a symbolic key and representations of the Morro, Punta and Fuerza.

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  • The site of the old city resembles a whale's back in shape; it slopes gently to its western extremity at Punta Sarandi and to the water's edge on either side.

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  • Midway of them is situated Punta Arenas, the most southern town and port of the republic.

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  • Since the census of 1895 the population of Punta Arenas has been largely increased by the discovery of gold in the vicinity.

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  • Coal is found also in Valdivia, on the island of Chiloe, and in the vicinity of Punta Arenas on the Straits of Magellan.

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  • Farther west again are villas, as far as the temple of Athena on the promontory named after her at the extremity of the peninsula (now Punta Campanella).

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  • Ten summits in this huge mass are distinguished by name, of which four (the Nordend, 15,132 ft., the Zumsteinspitze, 15,004 ft., the Signalkuppe or Punta Gnifetti, 14,965 ft., and the Parrotspitze, 14,643 ft.) rise on the frontier.

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  • While Carlo Zeno harassed the Genoese stations in the Levant, Vettor Pisani brought one of their squadrons to action on the 30th of May 1378 off Punta di Anzio to the south of the Tiber, and defeated it.

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  • Walking in the shadow of Punta Negra you can reach San Perro, an old abandoned village and pirates ' lair.

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  • Day 13 Wednesday 13th Oct After breakfast this morning we loaded the minibus and set off back to Punta Arenas.

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  • The fishing village of Punta Allen, founded by the infamous pirate Blackbeard in the 18th century, is two hours drive away.

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  • Mavis examines Punta Arenas's metal shepherd statue with a barely suppressed yawn.

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  • South-west of it, and entirely separated by it from the rest of the island, are the mountain groups to the north and south of Iglesias, the former culminating in the Punta Perda de Sa Mesa or Monte Linas (4 0 55 ft.), and the latter, in the district known as the Sulcis, reaches 3661 ft.

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  • The department includes the city and its environs, Bellavista and La Punta, and the neighbouring islands, San Lorenzo, Fronton, the Palominos, &c., and covers an area of 142 sq.

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  • Mavis examines Punta Arenas 's metal shepherd statue with a barely suppressed yawn.

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  • Secrets Excellence Punta Cana Resort-Honeymooners at this Dominican Republic luxury resort receive a fruit plate, bottle of champagne, breakfast in bed, and one romantic dinner on top of all of the other amenities.

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  • If you should find yourself needing an antique appraiser, Punta Gorda, Florida appraisers are top-notch.

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  • The Visual Arts Center of Punta Gorda is one of the scheduled locations of the well known, award winning television personality Dr. Lori.

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  • In addition to Dr. Corey and Dr. Lori, in Punta Gorda it is easy to find an excellent antique appraiser.

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  • Fred and Nancy Elliot owners of New England Antiques of Punta Gorda have over 35 years in the antiques and appraisal business.

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  • If you are searching for an antique appraiser, Punta Gorda, Florida appraisers are well trained, honest and ethical.

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  • Popular destinations in the Caribbean include Aruba, Curacao, Punta Cana, Puerto Plata, Jamaica, St. Lucia, and the Turks and Caicos Islands.

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  • Shot in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, the 2008 Eagle's Cheerleaders Calendar features swimsuits made from recycled material.

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