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Snow On the Lindis

Snow On the Lindis

My Life At Morven Hills Station

  • Author: Bee Dawson,Madge Snow
  • Publisher: Penguin Random House New Zealand Limited
  • ISBN: 1775537935
  • Category: History
  • Page: 272
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A station matriarch recounts a life lived on the famous Morven Hills Station. Snow on the Lindis is Madge Snow's story of living at Morven Hills Station on the Lindis Pass. Morven Hills is one of New Zealand's most well-known high-country stations - once an enormous 400,000 acres. The great stone woolshed is one of New Zealand's instantly recognisable farm buildings and is one of the largest shearing sheds in the country at a whopping 34 stands. Madge Snow grew up on Malvern Downs, a station once part of the great Morven block, and she later married Max Snow and took over the management of modern-day Morven Hills Station. This is Madge's charming story of domestic station life, how the times have changed, and of fond memories that will never fade.

Appendix to the journals

Appendix to the journals

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Journal. Appendix

Journal. Appendix

  • Author: New Zealand. Parliament. House of Representatives
  • Publisher: N.A
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The Poets and Poetry of England

The Poets and Poetry of England

In the Nineteenth Century

  • Author: Rufus Wilmot Griswold
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Authors, English
  • Page: 582
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Poets and Poetry of England in the Nineteenth Century

Poets and Poetry of England in the Nineteenth Century

With Additions by R. H. Stoddard. Carefully Rev., Much Enl. & Cont. to the Present Time

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  • Publisher: N.A
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  • Category: English poetry
  • Page: 582
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A Land of Two Halves

A Land of Two Halves

  • Author: Joe Bennett
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster
  • ISBN: 074326357X
  • Category: Travel
  • Page: 314
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After ten years in New Zealand, Joe Bennett asked himself what on earth he was doing there. Other than his dogs, what was it about these two small islands on the edge of the world that had kept him - an otherwise restless traveller - for really much longer than they seemed to deserve? Bennett thought he'd better pack his bag and find out. Hitching around both the intriguingly named North and South Islands, with an eye for oddity and a taste for conversation, Bennett began to remind himself of the reasons New Zealand is quietly seducing the rest of the world.

Nuclear Risk in Central Asia

Nuclear Risk in Central Asia

  • Author: Brit Salbu,Lindis Skipperud
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
  • ISBN: 1402083173
  • Category: Science
  • Page: 237
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There is a significant number of nuclear and radiological sources in Central Asia, which have contributed, are still contributing, or have the potential to contribute to radioactive contamination in the future. Key sources and contaminated sites of concern are: The nuclear weapons tests performed at the Semipalatinsk Test Site (STS) in Kazakhstan during 1949–1989. A total of 456 nuclear weapons tests have been perf- med in the atmosphere (86), above and at ground surface (30) and underground (340) accompanied by radioactive plumes reaching far out of the test site. Safety trials at STS, where radioactive sources were spread by conventional explosives. Peaceful nuclear explosions (PNEs) within STS and outside STS in Kazakhstan, producing crater lakes (e.g., Tel’kem I and Tel’kem II), waste storage facilities (e.g., LIRA) etc. Technologically enhanced levels of naturally occurring radionuclides (TENORM) due to U mining and tailing. As a legacy of the cold war and the nuclear weapon p- gramme in the former USSR, thousands of square kilometers in the Central Asia co- tries are contaminated. Large amounts of scale from the oil and gas industries contain sufficient amounts of TENORM. Nuclear reactors, to be decommissioned or still in operation. Storage of spent nuclear fuel and other radioactive wastes. In the characterization of nuclear risks, the risks are estimated by integrating the results of the hazard identification, the effects assessment and the exposure assessment.

Symposium on Meteorology and Energy, 11-12 October 1977

Symposium on Meteorology and Energy, 11-12 October 1977

  • Author: New Zealand Meteorological Service
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Engineering meteorology
  • Page: 364
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Pilot Pursuits

Pilot Pursuits

So - you want to be an airline pilot?

  • Author: Nicholas Johnstone
  • Publisher: Australian eBook Publisher
  • ISBN: 1925177157
  • Category: Travel
  • Page: 121
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From penniless wanderer cleaning toilets in New England to Airbus Captain in Singapore, Pilot Pursuits weaves its hilarious way through the USA, Zanzibar, Kenya, Australia, Switzerland, Europe and the Far East all in pursuit of the ultimate dream - to be Captain of a jet airliner. Whatever your dream, Pilot Pursuits demonstrates that against all the odds, you can do it! Plenty of ‘plane related’ stuff in here but if that doesn’t grab you, there are travel experiences by the bucket load to enjoy. Both funny and motivational, Pilot Pursuits inspires all of us to get of our arses and 'do something'!

The University of Washington Arboretum Bulletin

The University of Washington Arboretum Bulletin

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  • Category: Arboretums
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