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  2. Portland, New South Wales - Wikipedia,_New_South_Wales

    Portland is a town in the Central Tablelands of New South Wales, Australia. At the 2016 census , Portland had a population of 2,424 people. [1] [3] The town was named after Australia's first cement works.

  3. Isle of Portland - Wikipedia

    Portland Ledge is an underwater extension of Portland Stone into the English Channel at a place where the depth of Channel is 20 to 40 metres (about 10 to 20 fathoms). Tidal flow is disrupted by the feature; at 10 metres (about 5 fathoms) deep and 2.4 kilometres (1.3 nmi) long, it causes a tidal race to the south of Portland Bill, the so-called ...

  4. Shipping Forecast - Wikipedia

    The Shipping Forecast is a BBC Radio broadcast of weather reports and forecasts for the seas around the coasts of the British Isles.It is produced by the Met Office and broadcast by BBC Radio 4 on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency.

  5. Horehound (album) - Wikipedia

    Horehound is the debut studio album by American rock band the Dead Weather.It was released on July 10 in Australia, July 13 in Europe, and July 14, 2009 in North America.The album was recorded at Third Man Studios during a three-week session in January 2009.

  6. Broadcasting House - Wikipedia

    Broadcasting House is the headquarters of the BBC, in Portland Place and Langham Place, London. The first radio broadcast from the building was made on 15 March 1932, and the building was officially opened two months later, on 15 May. The main building is in Art Deco style, with a facing of Portland stone over a steel frame.

  7. United States Air Force Special Reconnaissance - Wikipedia

    Special Reconnaissance (SR)—formerly Special Operations Weather Technician or Team (SOWT)—is conducted by trained Air Force personnel assigned to Special Tactics Squadrons of the United States Air Force Special Operations Command who operate deep behind enemy lines to conduct covert direction of air and missile attacks, place remotely monitored sensors, and support other special operation ...

  8. Climate of the United States - Wikipedia

    As such, the warmest summer weather is delayed until August, even September in many areas of the California coast; on average, September is the warmest month in San Francisco. Upwelling of cold Pacific waters also contributes to the frequent cool spring and early summer weather in coastal California.

  9. 2012 Great Britain and Ireland floods - Wikipedia

    Spring in the UK. A series of extratropical cyclones brought the wettest April to many parts of the United Kingdom. Beginning with the storm Gritt (2–11 April 995 hPa) a low system tracking south over the UK and Ireland bringing storm force winds and heavy snowfall just a week after many areas of the UK experienced temperatures above 20 °C (68 °F). 50,000 people were left without power in ...