Siege of Anjadiva (1506) The Siege of Anjadiva in 1506 occurred when the Muslim ruler of Goa fought to expel the Portuguese from the Fort Anjediva they had established there. Adil Shah of Bijapur was the invader.
The Duke, having presided over a failure, may have felt that honour required his resignation. Furthermore, he was chairman of the Sutherland Railway. This too had run out of funds after opening from Bonar Bridge to Golspie in April 1868.
It is significant for the large petroglyph on one of its sides. Because of the petroglyph, the rock has been an explorers’ landmark, a tourist attraction, and an object of scholarly investigation. As sandstone is an easy material to carve, the rock was an ideal surface for the creation of rock art.
Calgary decided not to proceed with a full proposal, deciding instead to invest in alternative ways to improve the city. Being the only remaining candidate, Edmonton was granted the sole Canadian right to bid for Expo 2017 internationally.
The German name Gschwend is believed to be derived from German schwenden ‘to clear forest, especially by burning’. The name Gschwend was provisionally used during the Second World War as a new name for a planned Gottschee German resettlement in the Rann Triangle.
In the previous study seismicity, surface geology, and geophysical data were modeled in order to examine the fault structuring of the upper crust. A principal finding is that [c]rustal seismicity in the southern Puget Sound region appears to be controlled by a key block of Crescent Formation occurring just south of the Seattle fault.