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Quartier Latin, Montreal

The Quartier Latin is an area in the Ville-Marie borough of Montreal, surrounding UQAM and lower Saint-Denis Street, between downtown and the Gay Village. It is known for its theatres, artistic atmosphere, cafes, and boutiques. It got its name, t ...

                                               

Organized incorporated territories of the United States

Organized incorporated territories are territories of the United States that are both incorporated and organized. There have been no such territories since 1959. Regions that were admitted as States of the United States Constitution, in addition ...

                                               

Urban township

The term is called urban township Michigan, Minnesota and Ohio and urban town in Wisconsin. Generally, an urban township is afforded more local authority than that of a township and less than that of a city. Often, urban townships use this author ...

                                               

Area committee

Many large local government councils in the United Kingdom have a system of area committees, with responsibility for services in a particular part of the area covered by the council. In the area of County Council England, for example, there is us ...

                                               

Borough status in the United Kingdom

Borough status in the United Kingdom is granted by royal charter to local government districts in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The status is purely honorary, and does not give any additional powers to the council or inhabitants of the dis ...

                                               

Civil parish

In England, a civil parish is a type of administrative parish used for local government. It is a territorial designation which is the lowest tier of local government below districts and counties, or their combined form, the unitary authority. Civ ...

                                               

Community (Wales)

A community is a division of land in Wales that forms the lowest tier of local government in Wales. Welsh communities are analogous to civil parishes in England. In 2016 there were 870 communities in Wales. Until 1974, Wales was divided into coun ...

                                               

United Kingdom constituencies

In the United Kingdom, each of the electoral areas or divisions called constituencies elects one member to the House of Commons. In the United Kingdom there are five bodies with members elected by electoral districts called "constituencies" as op ...

                                               

Historical and alternative regions of England

England is divided into a number of different regional schemes for various purposes. Since the creation of the Government Office Regions in 1994 and their adoption for statistical purposes in 1999, some historical regional schemes have become obs ...

                                               

Metropolitan borough

A metropolitan borough is a type of local government district in England, and is a subdivision of a metropolitan county. Created in 1974 by the Local Government Act 1972, metropolitan boroughs are defined in English law as metropolitan districts. ...

                                               

Principal area

In England and Wales local government legislation, a principal area is one of the sub-national areas established for control by a principal council. They include most of the areas governed by the lowest level of local government above that of Par ...

                                               

Principal council

A Principal council is a local government authority carrying out statutory duties in a principal area in England and Wales. Time" main Board” was first defined in the local government act 1972 section, 270. This act created great reforms in local ...

                                               

Regions of England

The regions, formerly known as the government office regions, are the highest tier of sub-national division in England. Between 1994 and 2011, nine regions had officially devolved functions within government. While they no longer fulfill this rol ...

                                               

Avernus Colles

Avernus Colles is a region of fractured terrain on Mars on the southeast margin of Elysium Planitia, at 1.6°S, 171°E. It is fairly large, being 244 km in diameter. Avernus Colles can be found in the Elysium quadrangle. It was named in 1985 after ...

                                               

Brain terrain

Brain terrain, also called knobs-brain coral and brain coral terrain, is a feature of the Martian surface, consisting of complex ridges found on lobate debris aprons, lineated valley fill and concentric crater fill. It is so named because it sugg ...

                                               

Chronology of discoveries of water on Mars

To date, interplanetary spacecraft have provided abundant evidence of water on Mars, dating back to the Mariner 9 mission, which arrived at Mars in 1971. This article provides a mission by mission breakdown of the discoveries they have made. For ...

                                               

Chryse Alien

The Chryse Alien refers to a Martian crater in the Chryse Planitia, with a perceived resemblance to an "alien head". The crater in the image is indexed as 712x935 PIA07304. The picture was taken Mars Camera on Board the Orbiter Mars global survey ...

                                               

Common surface features of Mars

The common surface features of Mars include dark slope streaks, dust devil tracks, sand dunes, Medusae Fossae Formation, fretted terrain, layers, gullies, glaciers, scalloped topography, chaos terrain, possible ancient rivers, pedestal craters, b ...

                                               

Concentric crater fill

A concentric crater fill is a landform where the floor of a crater is mostly covered with many parallel ridges. It is common in the mid-latitudes of Mars, and is widely believed to be caused by glacial movement. Areas on Mars called Deuteronilus ...

                                               

Eden Patera

Eden Patera is a feature located in the Mare Acidalium quadrangle on the planet Mars. In October 2013 the feature gained some attention when it was speculated it may be a supervolcano rather than an impact crater, according to research from the P ...

                                               

Elysium (volcanic province)

Elysium, located in the Elysium and Cebrenia quadrangles, is the second largest volcanic region on Mars, after Tharsis. The region includes the volcanoes Hecates Tholus, Elysium Mons and Albor Tholus. The province is centered roughly on Elysium M ...

                                               

Eridania Lake

Eridania Lake is a theorized ancient lake on Mars with a surface area of roughly 1.1 million square kilometers. It is located at the source of the Maadim Vallis outflow channel and extends into Eridania quadrangle and the Phaethontis quadrangle. ...

                                               

List of areas of chaos terrain on Mars

This is a list of areas of chaos terrain officially named by the International Astronomical Union on the planet Mars. Chaos terrain is an astrogeological term used to denote planetary surface areas where features such as ridges, cracks, and plain ...

                                               

Mars surface color

The surface of the planet Mars appears reddish from a distance because of rusty dust suspended in the atmosphere. From closeup, it looks more of a butterscotch, and other common surface colors include golden, brown, tan, and greenish, depending o ...

                                               

Medusae Fossae Formation

The Medusae Fossae Formation is a large geological unit of probable volcanic origin on the planet Mars. It is named for the Medusa of Greek mythology. "Fossae" is Latin for "trenches". Located roughly at 5°S 213°E, it straddles the highland - low ...

                                               

Nilo Syrtis

Nilo Syrtis is a region just north of Syrtis Major Planum on Mars, at approximately 23°N, 76°E and an elevation of −0.5 km. It marks a region of transition between southern highland and northern lowland terrain, and consists of isolated peaks and ...

                                               

North Polar Basin (Mars)

The North Polar Basin, more commonly known as the Borealis Basin, is a large basin in the northern hemisphere of Mars that covers 40% of the planet. Some scientists have postulated that the basin formed during the impact of a single, large body r ...

                                               

Orcus Patera

Orcus Patera is a region on the surface of the planet Mars first imaged by Mariner 4. It is a depression about 380 km long, 140 km wide, and about 0.5 km deep but with a relatively smooth floor. It has a rim up to 1.8 km high. Orcus Patera is wes ...

                                               

Ring mold crater

A Ring mold crater is a kind of crater on the planet Mars that looks like the ring molds used in baking. They are believed to be caused by an impact into ice. The ice is covered by a layer of debris. They are found in parts of Mars that have buri ...

                                               

Seasonal flows on warm Martian slopes

Seasonal flows on warm Martian slopes are thought to be salty water flows occurring during the warmest months on Mars, or alternatively, dry grains that "flow" downslope of at least 27 degrees. Streams narrow 0.5 to 5 meters and have a relatively ...

                                               

Tharsis

Tharsis is a vast volcanic plateau centered near the equator in the western hemisphere of Mars. The region is home to the largest volcanoes in the Solar System, including the three enormous shield volcanoes Arsia Mons, Pavonis Mons, and Ascraeus ...

                                               

Thaumasia Plateau

The Thaumasia Plateau is a vast sloping volcanic plain in the western hemisphere of Mars, and is the most aereally extensive component of the Tharsis Rise. Syria Planum, Solis Planum, Sinai Planum, and Thaumasia Planum are the constituent sectors ...

                                               

Upper plains unit

The upper plains unit is the remnants of a 50-100 meter thick mantling that has been discovered in the mid-latitudes of the planet Mars. It was first investigated in the Deuteronilus Mensae region, but it occurs in other places as well. The remna ...

                                               

Valley network

Valley networks are branching networks of valleys on Mars that superficially resemble terrestrial river drainage basins. They are found mainly incised into the terrain of the martian southern highlands, and are typically - though not always - of ...

                                               

Bogskar

Bogskar is a small group of Baltic Sea islets off the southernmost tip of Finland. It is Finlands southernmost land and governed by the municipality of Kokar in Åland. The islets are remote: the distance to the nearest large islands in Kokar, Fog ...

                                               

Fasta Åland

Fasta Åland is the largest and most populous island of Åland, an autonomous province of Finland. The island is home to the provincial capital Mariehamn. About ninety percent of the archipelagos population lives on Fasta Åland. Its area is difficu ...

                                               

Flotjan Lighthouse

Flotjan is a small rocky islet in Finland. It is located in the Åland Sea to the southwest of Lågskar. Depths near Flotjan measure approximately 180 metres.

                                               

Prasto, Åland

Prasto is an island in the municipality of Sund in the Åland Islands, Finland. It is connected to the Åland Mainland by the Bomarsund Bridge crossing the narrow Bomarsund Strait. Prasto is located next to the ruins of the Bomarsund Fortress, the ...

                                               

Sund, Åland

Sund is a municipality of Åland. It is an autonomous territory of Finland which is very rich in history and culture, being one of the official 27 National landscapes of Finland. The municipality has a population of 1.030 January 31, 2019 and cove ...

                                               

List of districts of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands

On 1 August 1974 Nicobar district was separated from Andaman district. On 18 August 2006, Andaman district was bifurcated into two districts: North and Middle Andaman district and South Andaman district.

                                               

Nicobar district

Nicobar district is one of three districts in the Indian union territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The districts administrative territory encompasses all of the Nicobar Islands, which are located in the Indian Ocean, between the Bay of Beng ...

                                               

South Andaman district

South Andaman district is one of the 3 districts of the Indian Union Territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands located in the Bay of Bengal. Port Blair town, the capital of the Union Territory is the district headquarters. The area covered by this ...

                                               

Andaman Islands day gecko

The Andaman Islands day gecko is a species of gecko. It is found only on the Andaman and the Nicobar islands of India. It is a small, slender lizard, has a bright green colour and feeds on insects. Its range is nearly 5000 km away from the centre ...

                                               

Big-eared lipinia

The big-eared lipinia is a species of skink in the family Scincidae. It is endemic to the Andaman and Nicobar Islands of India.

                                               

Black-eared flying fox

The black-eared flying fox, species Pteropus melanotus, is a bat of the family Pteropodidae. Also known as Blyths flying fox, it is found on the Andaman Islands and Nicobar Islands, and in Sumatra. A population on Christmas Island, which is criti ...

                                               

Bronchocela cristatella

B. cristatella is found in Malaysia West Malaysia and Borneo, Singapore, Indonesia, Philippines, South Thailand, south Myanmar Tenasserim Hills, and India Nicobar Islands.

                                               

Calotes andamanensis

Calotes andamanensis is an agamid lizard found on the Nicobar Islands and the Andaman Islands. It is also known as the green crestless forest lizard, Andaman and Nicobar forest lizard, Andaman lizard, or Andaman green calotes. The holotype of Cal ...

                                               

Bristly catshark

The bristly catshark is a cat shark of the family Scyliorhinidae, found from southeastern India and the Andaman Islands, between latitudes 15° N and 5° N, at depths between 200 and 300 m. Its length usually ranges from around 20–26 cm, and it is ...

                                               

Cyrtodactylus rubidus

Cyrtodactylus rubidus is a species of gecko found in the Andaman Islands and the Coco Islands. The type locality is Port Blair, Andaman Islands.

                                               

List of endemic birds of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands

This is a list of endemic birds of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. It is one of a series providing information about endemism among birds in the worlds various zoogeographic zones.

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