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  • He was often sighted strutting down the roadside.

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  • Finally he sighted heavily.

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  • In the straits he was sighted by the British squadron under Sir J.

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  • He sighted the land to the north of Kotelnyi and the land to the north of New Siberia (now Bennett Island).

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  • Some French authorities confidently put forward a claim that Guillaume le Testu, of Provence, sighted the continent in 1531.

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  • There followed a call from Groucho, whose name Dean learned was Coleridge, telling of a report that the Boyd pair was sighted in Kansas, stopped for a tail light violation on Sunday afternoon.

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  • Other improvements were: the gun was sighted on each side, tangent scales dropping into sockets in a sighting ring on the breech, thus enabling a long scale for all ranges to be used, and the foresights screwing into holes or dropping into sockets in the trunnions, thus obviating the fouling of the line of sight, and the damage to FIG.

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  • A dog-walking elderly gentleman swore he sighted the much publicized blue van and the search swung to that area.

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  • When the German squadron was sighted it would have been possible to fall back on the " Canopus," but this would have entailed the destruction of the " Otranto," which would have been overtaken by the enemy in two or three hours.

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  • There seems, moreover, to be land due north of Kotelnyi Island in 78° N., first sighted by Sannikov and described as Sannikov Land.

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  • Inglefield (1852) who sailed into Smith's Sound,' Elisha KentKane (1853-1855) 2 who worked northward through Smith Sound into Kane Basin, and Charles Francis Hall (1871) who explored the strait (Kennedy Channel and Robeson Channel) to the north of this.3 The northern east coast was sighted by Hudson (1607) in about 73° 30' N.

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  • Resuming his voyage in an easterly direction, Tasman sighted the west coast of the South Island of New Zealand on the 13th of December of the same year, and describes the coast-line as consisting of " high mountainous country."

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  • Some Cossacks of Dokhturov's detachment reported having sighted the French Guards marching along the road to Borovsk.

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  • A fisher­man had thought he'd sighted a body in the bay, but it was too far away to confirm and, with night approaching, the shape was lost in the darkening swells.

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  • 30 he had sighted the lofty ranges of the Andes, and the " Prinz Eitel Friedrich," an armed merchantman, had been sent into Valparaiso to coal, while the squadron cruised at slow speed out of sight of the port.

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  • Tasman sailed from Batavia in 1642, and on the 24th of November sighted high land in 42° 30' S., which was named van Diemen's Land, and after landing there proceeded to the discovery of the western coast of New Zealand; at first called Staten Land, and supposed to be connected with the Antarctic continent from which this voyage proved New Holland to be separated.

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  • Sailing thence north-westward for many weeks, over a sea so calm that he named it El Mar pacifico, he sighted only two small islands.

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  • On the 6th of October 1769 the coast of New Zealand was sighted, and two days later Cook cast anchor in Poverty Bay, so named from the inhospitality and hostility of the natives.

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  • After a visit to the Mauritius, then a Dutch possession, Tasman bore away to the south-east, and on the 24th of November sighted the western coast of the land which he named Van Diemen's Land, in honour of the governor under whose directions he was acting.

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  • Rose Tisdale first sighted the blue car circling the block and called Flora Watkins.

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  • On the 18th she was sighted by the blockading squadron, surrounded and captured.

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  • About this time, however, the Portuguese sighted the north coast of New Guinea.

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  • After voyaging westward for nearly three weeks, Cook, on the 19th of April 1770, sighted the eastern coast of Australia at a point which he named after his lieutenant, who discovered it, Point Hicks, and which modern geographers identify with Cape Everard.

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  • Cook having completed the survey of the east coast, to which he gave the name of New South Wales, sighted and named Cape York, the northernmost point of Australia, and took final possession of his discoveries northward from 38° S.

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  • Vasco da Gama on his voyage to India sighted the bluff at the entrance to the bay now forming the harbour of Durban on Christmas Day 1497 and named the country Terra Natalis.

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  • - The coast of Venezuela was the first part of the American mainland sighted by Columbus, who, during his third voyage in 1498, entered the Gulf of Paria and sailed along the coast of the' delta of the Orinoco.

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  • the line was not yet completely formed when the " Glasgow," to the E., sighted smoke and altered course N.

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  • Vasco da Gama on his voyage to India sighted the bluff at the entrance to the bay now forming the harbour of Durban on Christmas Day 1497 and named the country Terra Natalis.

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  • Bismarck diverted three Austrian corps by an alliance with Italy, and by consenting to the neutralization of the 1 The Lorenz rifle carried a .57 bullet and was sighted to 1000 yds.; the needle-gun with a much lighter bullet was sighted to 400 only.

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  • Bismarck diverted three Austrian corps by an alliance with Italy, and by consenting to the neutralization of the 1 The Lorenz rifle carried a .57 bullet and was sighted to 1000 yds.; the needle-gun with a much lighter bullet was sighted to 400 only.

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  • Himilco, a contemporary of Hanno, was charged with an expedition along the west coast of Iberia northward, and as far as the uncertain references to this voyage can be understood, he seems to have passed the Bay of Biscay and possibly sighted the coast of England.

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  • On the 1st of March the Dutch fleet sighted the island of Juan Fernandez; and, having crossed the Pacific, the explorers sailed along the north coast of New Guinea and arrived at the Moluccas on the 17th of September 1616.

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  • The same mountains have been sighted by English explorers coming up from the south and are pronounced to be "very high."

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  • It is generally considered that the Manua group was sighted by the Dutch navigator Jacob Roggeveen in 1722, and named by him the Baaumann islands after the captain of one of his ships.

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  • On his second voyage Columbus sighted the island, to which he gave the name San Juan Bautista, and remained in its vicinity from the 17th to the 22nd of November 1493.

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  • They had sighted the coast of Peloponnesus when a storm overtook them and drove them to the coast of Libya, where they were saved from a quicksand by the local nymphs.

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  • The Narrative contains much interesting material concerning the manners and customs i This discovery was made on the 19th of January 1840, one day before Dumont d'Urville sighted Adelie Land about 400 m.

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  • of Arauco Bay when the " Glasgow " was sighted to the W., and he turned and followed, working up to full speed.

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  • Sandford (awarded the V.C.) in C3 had sighted the viaduct about half a mile off, and running into the iron piers at oi knots had jammed the vessel with its 52 tons of amatol hard and fast.

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  • "A full-grown one?" asked Ilagin as he approached the whip who had sighted the hare--and not without agitation he looked round and whistled to Erza.

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  • "How is it pointing?" asked Nicholas, riding a hundred paces toward the whip who had sighted the hare.

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  • Again the wave moved as one when the three were sighted.

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  • Maori tradition is explicit as to the cause of the exodus from Samoa, gives the names of the canoes in which the journey was made and the time of year at which the coast of New Zealand was sighted.

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  • (Reeves's Finding of Wineland contains fine photographs of all the vellum pages that give the various Vinland narratives.) According to Flatey Book saga, Biarni Heriulfsson, on a voyage from Iceland to Greenland in the early days of the Greenland colony, was driven out of his course and sighted new lands to the south-west.

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  • Anticosti was sighted by Jacques Cartier in 1534, and named Assomption.

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  • The Old Head of Kinsale, at the west of the harbour entrance, affords fine views of the coast, and is commonly the first British land sighted by ships bound from New York, &c., to Queenstown.

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  • on the 28th Khartum was sighted, and it soon became clear that the town was in the hands of the enemy.

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  • August Petermann expressed the opinion that Baffin may have sighted the west of Franz Josef Land in 1614, but the first actual discovery is due to Julius Payer, a lieutenant in the Austrian army, who was associated with Weyprecht in the second polar expedition fitted out by Count Wilczek on the ship "Tegetthof" in 1872.

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  • In 187 9 De Bruyne sighted high land in the Franz Josef Land region, but otherwise it remained untouched until Leigh Smith, in the yacht "Eira," explored the whole southern coast from 42° to 54° E.

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  • Thus Zichy Land itself was resolved into a group of islands, and the outlying land sighted by Payer was found to be islands also.

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  • The islands were sighted in 1543 by Ruy Lopez de Villalobos, who named them the Arrecifos.

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  • 9 the mountains of South Victoria Land were sighted, and on the 11th another range of mountains was seen joining the Victoria Land range from the direction of Edward VII.

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  • It stretched towards Oates Land sighted by the " Terra Nova " of Scott's expedition.

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  • and sighted land on Jan.

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  • The drift lasted for 264 days and no land was sighted, although a sledge journey was made westward to long.

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  • 11 1915 she sighted Coats Land, and followed new land named the Caird Coast to Luitpold Land.

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  • Matters are so arranged by giving a torsion to the wire carrying the aluminium disk F that for a certain potential difference between the plates H and G, the movable part F comes into a definite sighted position, which is observed by means of a small lens.

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  • If this distance is varied until the attracted disk comes into a definite sighted position as seen by observing the end of the index through the lens, then since the force f is constant, being due to the torque applied by the wire for a definite angle of twist, it follows that the difference of potential of the two plates varies as their distance.

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  • The movable plate can be drawn down into a definite sighted position when a difference of potential is made between the two ' See Maxwell, Treatise on Electricity and Magnetism (2nd ed.), i.

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  • This sighted position is such that the surface of the trap door plate is level with that of the guard plate, and is determined by observations made with the lenses H and L.

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  • First one and then the other conductor is connected with the electrode of the lower or movable plate, which is moved by the screw until the index attached to the attracted disk shows it to be in the sighted position.

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  • If W is the weight required to depress the attracted disk into the same sighted position when the plates are unelectrified and g is the acceleration of gravity, then the difference of potentials of the conductors tested is expressed by the formula V - V'=(d - d') /87 W where S denotes the area of the attracted disk.

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  • 1542), Spanish captain and explorer, often, though wrongly, called the discoverer of the Mississippi (first sighted by Alonzo de Pineda in 1519), was born at Jerez de los Caballeros, in Extremadura, of an impoverished family of good position, and was indebted to the favour of Pedrarias d'Avila for the means of pursuing his studies at the university.

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  • Thence he pushed on round the coast, landed in Mossel Bay, then sailing up the south-east coast he sighted land again on the 25th of December 1497, and named it in honour of the day, Natal.

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  • In 1553 Sir Hugh Willoughby sighted what was probably Goose Land; Richard Chancellor penetrated into the White Sea.

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  • He sighted the Australian coast at Gippsland, Victoria, near Cape Everard, which he named Point Hicks, and sailed along the east coast of Australia as far north as Botany Bay, where he landed, and claimed possession of the continent on behalf of King George III.

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  • In 1578 Sir Francis Drake first sighted the point which in 1616 was named Cape Hoorn (anglicized Horn) by the Dutch navigators Jacob Lemaire and Willem Cornelis Schouten (1615-1617).

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  • Captain James Cook in March 17 78 sighted the coast of Oregon in the lat.

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  • The inscription adds that a Spanish vessel sighted the island in 1414.

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  • In 1444, moreover, the island of St Michael in the Azores was sighted (May 8), and in 1445 its colonization was begun.

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  • Separated from his companions by a storm near the Cape, he sighted the eastern coast of the island on the 10th of August 1 Soo.

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  • All the more remarkable spirits of the time, like prophets in Israel, denounced a tyranny which put Chamillart at the head of the finances because he played billiards well, and Villeroy in command of the armies although he was utterly untrustworthy; which sent the patriot Vauban into disgrace, banished from the court Catinat, the Pre Ia Pense, exiled to Cambrai the too clear sighted Fnelon, and suspected Racine of Jansenism and La Fontaine of independence.

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  • Pisani had been reinforced early in the spring of 1378, but when he was sighted by the Genoese fleet of 25 sail off Pola in Istria on the 7th of May, he was slightly outnumbered, and his crews were still weak.

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  • The north-western islands were first sighted by the American Captain Ingraham in 1791, and given the name of Washington by him; the French Captain Marchand followed in the same year, and Lieut.

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  • Finally he sighted heavily.

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  • Again the wave moved as one when the three were sighted.

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  • A dog-walking elderly gentleman swore he sighted the much publicized blue van and the search swung to that area.

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  • He was often sighted strutting down the roadside.

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  • There followed a call from Groucho, whose name Dean learned was Coleridge, telling of a report that the Boyd pair was sighted in Kansas, stopped for a tail light violation on Sunday afternoon.

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  • She disguised her beauty as an old man, a ragged peasant, and no one paid heed as she carefully moved up the narrow pathway until she finally reached the edge of the cliff and sighted the spot where Jership the Terrible had secured his line.

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  • A fisher­man had thought he'd sighted a body in the bay, but it was too far away to confirm and, with night approaching, the shape was lost in the darkening swells.

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  • Rose Tisdale first sighted the blue car circling the block and called Flora Watkins.

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  • Sighted people can learn the Braille alphabet from its pages.

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  • audiocassette players are widely used in the home and car and audiotapes are often used to communicate with blind or partially sighted people.

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  • Your psychosis, depressions, murderous impulses, short sighted narrow minded and utterly primitive barbarism is tearing into me.

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  • Sergeant Andy Workman commented: " Beat managers worked with the community to identify hotspot areas where nuisance bikers had been sighted.

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  • The Art through Touch website has a bulletin board with events specifically for blind and partially sighted people.

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  • council of elders, Noggin's ship is sighted approaching the harbor.

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  • All dropped curb crossings that have been constructed since 1999 have tactile paving installed in order to help partially sighted people.

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  • The stout vessel sailed o'er the mighty deep, and the passengers felt delighted, especially when an iceberg was sighted.

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  • In some kinds of rational and far sighted worlds a regular basic income and popular capital endowment amount to the same thing.

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  • However, sighted players can also play as everyone is required to wear eyeshades.

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  • The young are born fully furred, sighted and mobile.

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  • Wherever possible, it is perhaps best for the blind or visually impaired student to dictate to a sighted helper.

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  • ill-founded views of blind and partially sighted people.

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  • The term partially sighted is replaced by the term sight impaired.

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  • The ducks (with a distinctive logo on their base) have since been sighted in the Arctic, Pacific and Atlantic Oceans.

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  • In 1711 the French man-of-war the Toulouse was sighted by two English ships that were returning to Port Mahon in the Mediterranean.

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  • Only a small minority of partially sighted people have no useful sight.

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  • Anyone who wears glasses or contact lenses but is unable to read standard newsprint is partially sighted.

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  • Species such as breeding redshank, lapwing as well as migrant waders including oystercatcher and gray plover are all regularly sighted.

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  • The PSA sighted Alaska as the cruise hot spot for 2004 with an increase of nearly 70 per cent in cruise passengers.

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  • Braille readers vary in ability even more than their sighted peers.

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  • The crew of the Ashigara however sighted Trenchant ' s periscope and opened fire with an antiaircraft gun.

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  • periscope depth, sighted armament on one of them.

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  • We also sighted the first true Antarctic bird, a cape petrel, which had come up to Brazil to feed.

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  • Their diversity demonstrates that blind and partially sighted people cannot be neatly pigeonholed.

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  • Although no cetacean was sighted, we saw many sea-birds (even the little cute puffins) and seals.

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  • Species such as breeding redshank, lapwing as well as migrant waders including oystercatcher and gray plover are all regularly sighted.

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  • Find out where the ringed bird you sighted was born or ringed bird you sighted was born or ringed.

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  • The library helps promote reading for pleasure for people of all ages who are blind or partially sighted.

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  • sighted peers.

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  • sighted helper.

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  • sighted companion and has been focus tested with visually impaired groups.

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  • sighted viewer will form an impression of the room.

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  • sighted people may need to remove their distance glasses to see money in their hands.

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  • sighted person has?

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  • Only a small minority of partially sighted people have no useful sight.

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  • What rule might a blind/partially sighted person put at the top of her/his list?

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  • Children with visual impairment often read at a much slower pace than fully sighted peers.

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  • Come on, some far sighted publisher - get this book out.

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  • It seems short sighted to insist the everyone should buy native hardware.

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  • Visual acuity is expressed in terms of the average vision of a normally sighted person.

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  • I am registered partially sighted - can I get help with buying my glasses?

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  • M & Y tended to produce very sketchy notes compared to sighted students.

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  • In the last few weeks an albino wallaby was sighted further North in the UK, the animal was caught on film.

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  • Whale sharks are sighted here year-round, with peaks of activity in March and April - the time I chose to make my trip.

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  • Some French authorities confidently put forward a claim that Guillaume le Testu, of Provence, sighted the continent in 1531.

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  • After a visit to the Mauritius, then a Dutch possession, Tasman bore away to the south-east, and on the 24th of November sighted the western coast of the land which he named Van Diemen's Land, in honour of the governor under whose directions he was acting.

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  • Resuming his voyage in an easterly direction, Tasman sighted the west coast of the South Island of New Zealand on the 13th of December of the same year, and describes the coast-line as consisting of " high mountainous country."

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  • On the 6th of October 1769 the coast of New Zealand was sighted, and two days later Cook cast anchor in Poverty Bay, so named from the inhospitality and hostility of the natives.

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  • After voyaging westward for nearly three weeks, Cook, on the 19th of April 1770, sighted the eastern coast of Australia at a point which he named after his lieutenant, who discovered it, Point Hicks, and which modern geographers identify with Cape Everard.

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  • Cook having completed the survey of the east coast, to which he gave the name of New South Wales, sighted and named Cape York, the northernmost point of Australia, and took final possession of his discoveries northward from 38° S.

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  • Himilco, a contemporary of Hanno, was charged with an expedition along the west coast of Iberia northward, and as far as the uncertain references to this voyage can be understood, he seems to have passed the Bay of Biscay and possibly sighted the coast of England.

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  • On the 1st of March the Dutch fleet sighted the island of Juan Fernandez; and, having crossed the Pacific, the explorers sailed along the north coast of New Guinea and arrived at the Moluccas on the 17th of September 1616.

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  • Tasman sailed from Batavia in 1642, and on the 24th of November sighted high land in 42° 30' S., which was named van Diemen's Land, and after landing there proceeded to the discovery of the western coast of New Zealand; at first called Staten Land, and supposed to be connected with the Antarctic continent from which this voyage proved New Holland to be separated.

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  • The same mountains have been sighted by English explorers coming up from the south and are pronounced to be "very high."

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  • Maori tradition is explicit as to the cause of the exodus from Samoa, gives the names of the canoes in which the journey was made and the time of year at which the coast of New Zealand was sighted.

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  • It is generally considered that the Manua group was sighted by the Dutch navigator Jacob Roggeveen in 1722, and named by him the Baaumann islands after the captain of one of his ships.

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  • On his second voyage Columbus sighted the island, to which he gave the name San Juan Bautista, and remained in its vicinity from the 17th to the 22nd of November 1493.

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  • They had sighted the coast of Peloponnesus when a storm overtook them and drove them to the coast of Libya, where they were saved from a quicksand by the local nymphs.

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  • On the 18th she was sighted by the blockading squadron, surrounded and captured.

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  • She was sighted, pursued and overpowered, after a singularly gallant resistance.

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  • In the straits he was sighted by the British squadron under Sir J.

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  • Inglefield (1852) who sailed into Smith's Sound,' Elisha KentKane (1853-1855) 2 who worked northward through Smith Sound into Kane Basin, and Charles Francis Hall (1871) who explored the strait (Kennedy Channel and Robeson Channel) to the north of this.3 The northern east coast was sighted by Hudson (1607) in about 73° 30' N.

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  • - The coast of Venezuela was the first part of the American mainland sighted by Columbus, who, during his third voyage in 1498, entered the Gulf of Paria and sailed along the coast of the' delta of the Orinoco.

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  • The Narrative contains much interesting material concerning the manners and customs i This discovery was made on the 19th of January 1840, one day before Dumont d'Urville sighted Adelie Land about 400 m.

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  • 30 he had sighted the lofty ranges of the Andes, and the " Prinz Eitel Friedrich," an armed merchantman, had been sent into Valparaiso to coal, while the squadron cruised at slow speed out of sight of the port.

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  • the line was not yet completely formed when the " Glasgow," to the E., sighted smoke and altered course N.

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  • of Arauco Bay when the " Glasgow " was sighted to the W., and he turned and followed, working up to full speed.

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  • When the " Glasgow " sighted the enemy the " Good Hope " was some 26 m.

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  • When the German squadron was sighted it would have been possible to fall back on the " Canopus," but this would have entailed the destruction of the " Otranto," which would have been overtaken by the enemy in two or three hours.

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  • Though probably sighted by Antonio d'Abreu, i 5 i 1, New Guinea was apparently first visited either by the Portuguese Don Jorge de Meneses, driven on his way from Goa to Ternate in 1526 to take shelter at " Isla Versija " (which has been identified with Warsia, a place on the N.W.

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  • In 150o the Portuguese Pedro Alvarez Cabral, while on his way to the East Indies, sighted the coast of Brazil at Monte Pascoal in the Aimores, and took formal possession.

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  • Other improvements were: the gun was sighted on each side, tangent scales dropping into sockets in a sighting ring on the breech, thus enabling a long scale for all ranges to be used, and the foresights screwing into holes or dropping into sockets in the trunnions, thus obviating the fouling of the line of sight, and the damage to FIG.

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  • A letter was now awaiting despatch to Grouchy, and to it was added a postscript that the battle was raging with Wellington, that Billow's corps had been sighted by the emperor, and that the marshal was to hasten to the field and crush Billow.

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  • There seems, moreover, to be land due north of Kotelnyi Island in 78° N., first sighted by Sannikov and described as Sannikov Land.

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  • He sighted the land to the north of Kotelnyi and the land to the north of New Siberia (now Bennett Island).

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  • Jacob Lemaire and Willem Cornelis Schouten sighted New Mecklenburg in 1616, but it was only recognized as part of an island separate from New Guinea by William Dampier in 1700, and as separate from New Pomerania in 1767 by Philip Carteret.

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  • Sailing thence north-westward for many weeks, over a sea so calm that he named it El Mar pacifico, he sighted only two small islands.

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  • These may have been Puka Puka of the Tuamotu Archipelago and Flint Island; but it may be stated here that the identification of islands sighted by the early explorers is often a matter of conjecture, and that therefore some islands of which the definite discovery must be dated much later had in fact been seen by Europeans at this early period.

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  • About this time, however, the Portuguese sighted the north coast of New Guinea.

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  • Two days after this they sighted land to the right hand, and came to a cape, where they found the keel of a ship - perhaps a relic of some earlier, possibly Scandinavian explorer - and which they called therefore Kialames (Keelness; Cape Breton, or some adjacent point?); the long bleak sandy shores of this coast they called the Wonderstrands (on the east coast of Cape Breton Island?).

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  • It may have been sighted by the companions of Magellan returning to Europe in 1522, and by a Dutch vessel, the "Zeewolf," in 1617.

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  • Sandford (awarded the V.C.) in C3 had sighted the viaduct about half a mile off, and running into the iron piers at oi knots had jammed the vessel with its 52 tons of amatol hard and fast.

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  • Godsal continued on his course for two minutes, when he sighted the Stroom Bank buoy to the N.E.

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  • (Reeves's Finding of Wineland contains fine photographs of all the vellum pages that give the various Vinland narratives.) According to Flatey Book saga, Biarni Heriulfsson, on a voyage from Iceland to Greenland in the early days of the Greenland colony, was driven out of his course and sighted new lands to the south-west.

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  • Anticosti was sighted by Jacques Cartier in 1534, and named Assomption.

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  • The Old Head of Kinsale, at the west of the harbour entrance, affords fine views of the coast, and is commonly the first British land sighted by ships bound from New York, &c., to Queenstown.

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  • on the 28th Khartum was sighted, and it soon became clear that the town was in the hands of the enemy.

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  • August Petermann expressed the opinion that Baffin may have sighted the west of Franz Josef Land in 1614, but the first actual discovery is due to Julius Payer, a lieutenant in the Austrian army, who was associated with Weyprecht in the second polar expedition fitted out by Count Wilczek on the ship "Tegetthof" in 1872.

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  • In 187 9 De Bruyne sighted high land in the Franz Josef Land region, but otherwise it remained untouched until Leigh Smith, in the yacht "Eira," explored the whole southern coast from 42° to 54° E.

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  • Thus Zichy Land itself was resolved into a group of islands, and the outlying land sighted by Payer was found to be islands also.

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  • The islands were sighted in 1543 by Ruy Lopez de Villalobos, who named them the Arrecifos.

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  • 9 the mountains of South Victoria Land were sighted, and on the 11th another range of mountains was seen joining the Victoria Land range from the direction of Edward VII.

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  • It stretched towards Oates Land sighted by the " Terra Nova " of Scott's expedition.

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  • and sighted land on Jan.

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  • The drift lasted for 264 days and no land was sighted, although a sledge journey was made westward to long.

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  • 11 1915 she sighted Coats Land, and followed new land named the Caird Coast to Luitpold Land.

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  • Matters are so arranged by giving a torsion to the wire carrying the aluminium disk F that for a certain potential difference between the plates H and G, the movable part F comes into a definite sighted position, which is observed by means of a small lens.

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  • If this distance is varied until the attracted disk comes into a definite sighted position as seen by observing the end of the index through the lens, then since the force f is constant, being due to the torque applied by the wire for a definite angle of twist, it follows that the difference of potential of the two plates varies as their distance.

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  • The movable plate can be drawn down into a definite sighted position when a difference of potential is made between the two ' See Maxwell, Treatise on Electricity and Magnetism (2nd ed.), i.

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  • This sighted position is such that the surface of the trap door plate is level with that of the guard plate, and is determined by observations made with the lenses H and L.

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  • First one and then the other conductor is connected with the electrode of the lower or movable plate, which is moved by the screw until the index attached to the attracted disk shows it to be in the sighted position.

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  • If W is the weight required to depress the attracted disk into the same sighted position when the plates are unelectrified and g is the acceleration of gravity, then the difference of potentials of the conductors tested is expressed by the formula V - V'=(d - d') /87 W where S denotes the area of the attracted disk.

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  • 1542), Spanish captain and explorer, often, though wrongly, called the discoverer of the Mississippi (first sighted by Alonzo de Pineda in 1519), was born at Jerez de los Caballeros, in Extremadura, of an impoverished family of good position, and was indebted to the favour of Pedrarias d'Avila for the means of pursuing his studies at the university.

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  • Thence he pushed on round the coast, landed in Mossel Bay, then sailing up the south-east coast he sighted land again on the 25th of December 1497, and named it in honour of the day, Natal.

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  • In 1553 Sir Hugh Willoughby sighted what was probably Goose Land; Richard Chancellor penetrated into the White Sea.

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  • He sighted the Australian coast at Gippsland, Victoria, near Cape Everard, which he named Point Hicks, and sailed along the east coast of Australia as far north as Botany Bay, where he landed, and claimed possession of the continent on behalf of King George III.

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  • In 1578 Sir Francis Drake first sighted the point which in 1616 was named Cape Hoorn (anglicized Horn) by the Dutch navigators Jacob Lemaire and Willem Cornelis Schouten (1615-1617).

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  • Captain James Cook in March 17 78 sighted the coast of Oregon in the lat.

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  • The inscription adds that a Spanish vessel sighted the island in 1414.

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  • In 1444, moreover, the island of St Michael in the Azores was sighted (May 8), and in 1445 its colonization was begun.

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  • Separated from his companions by a storm near the Cape, he sighted the eastern coast of the island on the 10th of August 1 Soo.

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  • All the more remarkable spirits of the time, like prophets in Israel, denounced a tyranny which put Chamillart at the head of the finances because he played billiards well, and Villeroy in command of the armies although he was utterly untrustworthy; which sent the patriot Vauban into disgrace, banished from the court Catinat, the Pre Ia Pense, exiled to Cambrai the too clear sighted Fnelon, and suspected Racine of Jansenism and La Fontaine of independence.

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  • Pisani had been reinforced early in the spring of 1378, but when he was sighted by the Genoese fleet of 25 sail off Pola in Istria on the 7th of May, he was slightly outnumbered, and his crews were still weak.

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  • The north-western islands were first sighted by the American Captain Ingraham in 1791, and given the name of Washington by him; the French Captain Marchand followed in the same year, and Lieut.

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  • Find out where the ringed bird you sighted was born or ringed.

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  • The library helps promote reading for pleasure for people of all ages who are blind or partially sighted.

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  • The booklet has been produced for use by a sighted companion and has been focus tested with visually impaired groups.

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  • A sighted viewer will form an impression of the room.

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  • Very short sighted people may need to remove their distance glasses to see money in their hands.

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  • Is such a picture less real than the picture which a sighted person has?

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  • What rule might a blind/partially sighted person put at the top of her/his list?

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  • Children with visual impairment often read at a much slower pace than fully sighted peers.

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  • Come on, some far sighted publisher - get this book out.

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  • It seems short sighted to insist the everyone should buy native hardware.

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  • Visual acuity is expressed in terms of the average vision of a normally sighted person.

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  • I am registered partially sighted - can I get help with buying my glasses?

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  • M & Y tended to produce very sketchy notes compared to sighted students.

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  • On the very next cruise the female was sighted swimming to shore with a lump sucker fish.

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  • A large steamer was sighted but her position did not allow for torpedo attack.

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  • In the last few weeks an albino wallaby was sighted further North in the UK, the animal was caught on film.

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  • Whale sharks are sighted here year-round, with peaks of activity in March and April - the time I chose to make my trip.

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  • Groups of flowers: Since butterflies are near sighted, and slightly red color blind, flowers with large or showy heads work best.

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  • When a tornado watch turns into a tornado warning it means that one or more tornados have actually been sighted or are indicted in the area by a weather tracking radar system.

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  • There are many celebrities that have been sighted in the Oliver Peoples Victory sunglasses such as Tobey Maguire, Jake Gyllenhaal and Brad Pitt.

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  • Also, jellyfish tentacles may be transparent and up to 120 feet (36.5 m) long; therefore, great caution must be exercised whenever a jellyfish is sighted nearby.

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  • Although blind children develop language in much the same way as sighted children, they may rely more on conversational formulas.

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  • Since they specialize is selling products for the blind and partially sighted, you know you're not getting something shoddy.

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  • He used these terms to refer to the creatures that were sighted in Canada.

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  • If you're curious about whether or not Bigfoot has been sighted in your own neck of the woods, the website BFRO Geographical Data provides a searchable map of the United States, documenting known Bigfoot sightings.

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  • The fabled creature is sighted even in the modern day.

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  • The Silver Bridge suddenly collapsed during rush hour traffic, and there were reports that the creature had been sighted flying around the bridge earlier that day.

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  • Ghost Soldiers in Gettysburg - Gettysburg is the site of one of the worst battles of the entire civil war, and many people claim to have sighted ghosts in various areas around the battlefield.

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  • As time went on, Mary was sighted at greater distances from the cemetery.

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  • Though probably sighted by Antonio d'Abreu, i 5 i 1, New Guinea was apparently first visited either by the Portuguese Don Jorge de Meneses, driven on his way from Goa to Ternate in 1526 to take shelter at " Isla Versija " (which has been identified with Warsia, a place on the N.W.

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  • " The goniometric sight in its simplest form is a circular graduated base plate on which a short telescope or sighted ruler is pivoted.

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  • Jacob Lemaire and Willem Cornelis Schouten sighted New Mecklenburg in 1616, but it was only recognized as part of an island separate from New Guinea by William Dampier in 1700, and as separate from New Pomerania in 1767 by Philip Carteret.

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  • Two days after this they sighted land to the right hand, and came to a cape, where they found the keel of a ship - perhaps a relic of some earlier, possibly Scandinavian explorer - and which they called therefore Kialames (Keelness; Cape Breton, or some adjacent point?); the long bleak sandy shores of this coast they called the Wonderstrands (on the east coast of Cape Breton Island?).

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  • It may have been sighted by the companions of Magellan returning to Europe in 1522, and by a Dutch vessel, the "Zeewolf," in 1617.

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  • " The goniometric sight in its simplest form is a circular graduated base plate on which a short telescope or sighted ruler is pivoted.

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  • When the " Glasgow " sighted the enemy the " Good Hope " was some 26 m.

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  • In 150o the Portuguese Pedro Alvarez Cabral, while on his way to the East Indies, sighted the coast of Brazil at Monte Pascoal in the Aimores, and took formal possession.

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