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  • 141Solar sail — Solar sails (also called light sails or photon sails, especially when they use light sources other than the Sun) are a proposed form of spacecraft propulsion using large membrane mirrors. Radiation pressure is about 10 5 Pa at Earth s distance… …

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  • 142USS Belle Grove (LSD-2) — was a sclass|Ashland|dock landing ship of the United States Navy, named in honor of Belle Grove Plantation, the birthplace of President James Madison (1751–1836) in Port Conway, Virginia. Belle Grove was laid down on 27 October 1942 by the Moore… …

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  • 143technology, history of — Introduction       the development over time of systematic techniques for making and doing things. The term technology, a combination of the Greek technē, “art, craft,” with logos, “word, speech,” meant in Greece a discourse on the arts, both… …

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  • 144Glossary of nautical terms — This is a glossary of nautical terms; some remain current, many date from the 17th 19th century. See also Wiktionary s nautical terms, Category:Nautical terms, and Nautical metaphors in English. Contents: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R …

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  • 145Reid Stowe — William Reid Stowe (b. January 7, 1952) is an American artist and mariner, and the remaining participant of 1000 Days at Sea: The Mars Ocean Odyssey , a contemplated one thousand day voyage which commenced on April 21, 2007 from Pier 12, Hoboken …

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  • 146USS America (CV-66) — The third USS America (CV 66), formerly CVA 66, was a Kitty Hawk class supercarrier of the United States Navy that served from 1965 to 1996.Construction and shakedownOriginally ordered as an Enterprise class nuclear carrier, the ballooning costs… …

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  • 147Galley — For other uses, see Galley (disambiguation). A model of a Maltese design typical of the 16th century, the last great era of the wargalley A galley is a type of ship propelled by rowers that originated in the Mediterranean region and was used for… …

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  • 148Ship — A ship IPA|/ʃɪp/ audio|en us ship.ogg|Audio (US) is a large vessel that floats on water. Ships are generally distinguished from boats based on size. Ships may be found on lakes, seas, and rivers and they allow for a variety of activities, such as …

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  • 149Corvette — This article is about the type of warship. For the car, see Chevrolet Corvette. For other uses, see Corvette (disambiguation). Corvette French steam corvette Dupleix (1856–1887) …

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  • 150Canoeing — A family in a canoe Whitewater kayak Can …

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  • 151List of World War II convoys — For an alphabetical listing of convoy codes, see List of World War II convoy codes. This is a list of World War II convoys grouped regionally. This transport related list is incomplete; you can help by expanding it. Contents 1 European Coastal… …

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  • 152Technology of the Song Dynasty — The Song Dynasty ( zh. 宋朝; 960–1279 CE) provided some of the most significant technological advances in Chinese history, many of which came from talented statesmen drafted by the government through imperial examinations.The ingenuity of advanced… …

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  • 153Ship model — This article is concerned primarily with static models. For operating models see model yachting or radio controlled boat, Model of a 19th century vessel in the Bishop Museum, Hawaii …

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  • 154USS Benjamin Stoddert (DDG-22) — Career (US) …

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  • 155Earlswood Lakes — is the modern name for three man made reservoirs which were built in the 1820s at Earlswood in Warwickshire, England, to supply water to the Stratford upon Avon Canal. They still supply the canal, and also provide leisure facilities, including… …

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  • 156Camper and Nicholsons — are the oldest leisure marine company in the world,[1] producing and managing yachts for the world s richest people. As Camper and Nicholsons was founded at Gosport, Hampshire before organised seawater yachting had even started, John Nicholson of …

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  • 157Naval Battle of Casablanca — Part of World War II, Operation Torch …

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  • 158Battleship — For other uses, see Battleship (disambiguation). The firepower of a battleship demonstrated by USS Iowa (ca. 1984) A battleship is a large armored warship with a main battery consisting of heavy caliber guns. Battleships were large …

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  • 159Yachting — is an activity involving boats. It may be racing sailing boats, cruising to distant shores, or day sailing along a coast.Yachting as a sportWhilst sailing s invention is prehistoric, racing sailing boats is believed to have started in the… …

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  • 160Dragon boat — This article is about Dragon boats and racing. For the festivals and holidays associated with dragon boats, see Duanwu Festival. Dragon boat Traditional Chinese 龍舟 Simplified Chinese 龙舟 …

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