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  2. Inner German border - Wikipedia

    The zone consumed around 6,900 square kilometres (2,700 sq mi) – more than six per cent of the East's territory, within which economic activity was severely curtailed or ceased entirely. The actual cost of the border system was a closely guarded secret, and even today it is uncertain exactly how much it cost to build and maintain.

  3. Anthrax toxin - Wikipedia

    Bacillus anthracis virulence factors. Anthrax is a disease caused by Bacillus anthracis, a spore-forming, Gram positive, rod-shaped bacterium (Fig. 1).The lethality of the disease is caused by the bacterium's two principal virulence factors: (i) the polyglutamic acid capsule, which is anti-phagocytic, and (ii) the tripartite protein toxin, called anthrax toxin.

  4. Sa Pa - Wikipedia

    Sa Pa (listen, also written as Sapa) is a district-level town of Lào Cai Province in the Northwest region of Vietnam. As of 2018, the town had a population of 61,498. [1] The town covers an area of 677 km 2 .

  5. Touchback - Wikipedia

    In American football, a touchback is a ruling which is made and signaled by an official when the ball becomes dead on or behind a team's own goal line (i.e., in their end zone) and the opposing team gave the ball the momentum, or impetus, to travel over or across the goal line but did not have possession of the ball when it became dead.

  6. Utøya - Wikipediaøya

    Utøya ([ˈʉ̂ːtˌœʏɑ] ()) is an island in the Tyrifjorden lake in Hole municipality, in the county of Viken, Norway.The island is 10.6 hectares (26 acres), situated 500 metres (1,600 ft) off the shore, by the E16 road, about 20 km (12 mi) driving distance south of Hønefoss, and 38 km (24 mi) northwest of Oslo city centre.

  7. Birth aboard aircraft and ships - Wikipedia

    The subject of birth aboard aircraft and ships is one with a long history in public international law.The law on the subject is complex, because various states apply differing principles of nationality, namely jus soli and jus sanguinis, to varying degrees and with varying qualifications.

  8. Tannersville, Pennsylvania - Wikipedia,_Pennsylvania

    Tannersville is a village in Pocono Township, Pennsylvania.It is the site of the Camelback Mountain Resort, a popular ski and waterpark resort in The Poconos.Elevation is 883 feet (269 m).

  9. Anywhere on Earth - Wikipedia

    Anywhere on Earth (AoE) is a calendar designation which indicates that a period expires when the date passes everywhere on Earth.It is a practice to help specify easy to understand deadlines such as "March 16, 2004, End of Day, Anywhere on Earth (AoE)" without requiring timezone calculations or Daylight saving time adjustments.