The Britannic, sister ship to the Titanic, sinks in the Aegean Sea on this day in 1916, killing 30 people. More than 1,000 others were rescued.
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Obi-Wan Kenobi, later known as Ben Kenobi during his exile, was a Force-sensitive human male Jedi Master who served the Galactic Republic. He was mentor and close friend to both Anakin Skywalker and his son, Luke, training them in the ways of the Force.
A tunnel is an underground passageway, dug through the surrounding soil/earth/rock and enclosed except for entrance and exit, commonly at each end. A pipeline is not a tunnel, though some recent tunnels have used immersed tube construction techniques rather than traditional tunnel boring methods.
History. In 1920 the New Jersey Interstate Bridge and Tunnel Commission and the New York State Bridge and Tunnel Commission appropriated funds and began construction on what was then referred to as the Hudson River Vehicular Tunnel.
A ship sent to investigate a wave of mysterious sinkings encounters the advanced submarine, the Nautilus, commanded by Captain Nemo.
A Closer Look. The Holland Tunnel was the first mechanically ventilated underwater tunnel in the world and remains the model for tunnels like it all over the world.
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The Lincoln Tunnel is an approximately 1.5-mile-long (2.4 km) tunnel under the Hudson River, consisting of three vehicular tubes.It connects Weehawken, New Jersey, on the west bank of the Hudson River, with Midtown Manhattan in New York City on the eastern bank.
It was our obsession spanning three decades, the kitchen renovation that would never end, fodder for late-night television jokes. The Big Dig was no mere act of public works, never talked about in the way New Yorkers refer to the Lincoln Tunnel or the George Washington Bridge — infrastructure ...
Thames Tunnel: Thames Tunnel, tunnel designed by Marc Isambard Brunel and built under the River Thames in London. Drilled from Rotherhithe (in the borough of Southwark) to Wapping (now in Tower Hamlets), it was the first subaqueous tunnel in the world and was for many years the largest soft-ground tunnel.
President Lincoln addresses the U.S. Congress and speaks some of his most memorable words as he discusses the Northern war effort. Lincoln used the address to present a moderate message concerning his policy towards slavery.
Tunnels and underground excavations: Tunnels and underground excavations, horizontal underground passageway produced by excavation or occasionally by nature's action in dissolving a soluble rock, such as limestone.
Rick Grimes is the protagonist and a survivor of the outbreak in AMC's The Walking Dead. He is a former sheriff deputy who was shot in the line of duty and fell into a coma, only to awaken and find himself in the midst of the apocalypse.
How many people died while building the English Channel tunnel?
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and then learn all about those Daredevils listed in the index below . Samuel Dixon crossing the Niagara River Gorge on a rope in 1890. courtesy of the Niagara Falls (Ontario) Public Library
Part Two . Countries, Cities and Places . AFGHANISTAN "There is an ancient legend among the Hindus of India that tells of a civilization of immense beauty beneath central Asia.
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