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  2. Angkor Wat - Wikipedia

    Angkor Wat ( Khmer: អង្គរវត្ត, Ângkôr Vôtt [ʔɑŋkɔː ʋɔət]; meaning "Temple City") is a temple complex in Cambodia and is the largest religious monument in the world, [1] on a site measuring 162.6 hectares (1,626,000 m 2; 402 acres). [2] Breaking from Shaiva tradition of previous kings, Angkor Wat was dedicated to ...

  3. Talk:Bangor Council - Wikipedia

    Bangor Council is part of the Scouting WikiProject, an effort to build a comprehensive and detailed guide to Scouting and Guiding on the Wikipedia. This includes but is not limited to boy and girl organizations, WAGGGS and WOSM organizations as well as those not so affiliated, country and region-specific topics, and anything else related to ...

  4. US-Bangla Airlines Flight 211 - Wikipedia

    Aerial view of Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) US-Bangla Airlines Flight 211 was a scheduled international passenger flight from Dhaka, Bangladesh, to Kathmandu, Nepal, that crashed on 12 March 2018 while landing, killing 51 of the 71 people aboard. The aircraft, a 76-seat Bombardier Q400 operated by US-Bangla Airlines, burst into flames ...

  5. St Davids Cathedral - Wikipedia

    Early history. The monastic community was founded by Saint David, Abbot of Menevia, who died in 589. Between 645 and 1097, the community was attacked many times by raiders, including the Vikings; however it was of such note as both a religious and an intellectual centre that King Alfred summoned help from the monastic community at St Davids in rebuilding the intellectual life of the Kingdom of ...

  6. List of displayed Bell UH-1 Iroquois - Wikipedia

    UH-1H. 66-16579 – The Helicopter Museum, Weston super Mare. 72-21605 – American Air Force Hangar of the Imperial War Museum, Duxford. 72-21506 – Museum of Army Flying, Middle Wallop. Former AE-409 of the Argentine Army Aviation, captured in the Falklands War. 74-22520 – Fleet Air Arm Museum, Yeovil.

  7. Leyland cypress - Wikipedia

    Garland & Gerry Moore. The Leyland cypress, Cupressus × leylandii, often referred to simply as leylandii, is a fast-growing coniferous evergreen tree much used in horticulture, primarily for hedges and screens. Even on sites of relatively poor culture, plants have been known to grow to heights of 15 metres (49 ft) in 16 years. [2]

  8. List of shipwrecks of Canada - Wikipedia

    HMS Sapphire: Kingdom of England: 11 September 1696 A fifth-rate warship that was scuttled to prevent capture by France. Sea Clipper Canada: 1867 A schooner that sank in a storm near Spotted Island, Labrador. HMCS Shawinigan Royal Canadian Navy: 25 November 1944 A Flower-class corvette that was torpedoed by U-1228 off Channel-Port aux Basques

  9. List of shipwrecks in April 1880 - Wikipedia

    She was on a voyage from Caernarfon to Bangor, Caernarfonshire. Narayana Norway: The ship was driven ashore at Nidingen, Sweden. She was on a voyage from New York to Helsingør, Denmark. She was refloated on 14 April. Neva United Kingdom: The steamship ran aground in the Danube 37 nautical miles (69 km) from Sulina, United Principalities.