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Volvo S60

Production will begin in late 2018 in Ridgeville, South Carolina. A 2.3 million square foot plant will build approximately 60.000 vehicles per year for the US and export markets. The capacity can go up to 100.000 vehicles per year if demand requi ...

                                               

Volvo V50

Volvo V50 is a car produced by Volvo since 2004. It is the estate version of the second generation S40. It replaced the V40, which was an estate version of the first generation version of the S40. In 2012 it was replaced by a different car also c ...

                                               

Vossloh G1206

The Vossloh G1206 is a BB diesel hydraulic freight locomotive built by Vossloh and used by several mainland European railway operators. The design was created in the mid-1990s by Maschinenbau Kiel for German coal supplier RAG Aktiengesellschaft a ...

                                               

Walthamstow Central station

Walthamstow Central is a London Underground Victoria Line station and a commuter railway station on the Chingford branch of the Lea Valley Lines, operated by London Overground.

                                               

Warren Street tube station

Warren Street tube station is a London Underground station. It is on the Charing Cross branch of the Northern line, between Goodge Street and Euston, and the Victoria Line between Oxford Circus and Euston. It is in Travelcard Zone 1 and is the ne ...

                                               

Warsaw Convention

distinguish the Warsaw Pact, which was a defence treaty between Eastern European nations The Warsaw Convention is an international convention which regulates liability for international carriage of persons, luggage or goods performed by aircraft ...

                                               

Washington Metro

The Washington Metro is a rapid transit system that serves the Washington, D.C. area in the United States. It has the second busiest rapid transit system in the United States. The New York City Subway is the busiest.

                                               

Waterloo station

Waterloo station, also known as London Waterloo, is a major railway terminus in London. It is owned and operated by Network Rail. It is near the South Bank in the London Borough of Lambeth, and in Travelcard Zone 1.

                                               

Watford DC line

The Watford DC line is a commuter railway line from London Euston to Watford Junction in Watford, Hertfordshire. Its services are operated by London Overground. The line runs beside the West Coast Main Line WCML for most of its length. The London ...

                                               

West Midlands Trains

West Midlands Trains is a British train operating company based in Birmingham, England. It operates passenger trains on the West Midlands franchise between London and the West Midlands under two trade names: West Midlands Railway and London North ...

                                               

Westerfield railway station

Westerfield is a railway station in Westerfield Suffolk, England. The station is a junction of the Felixstowe Branch Line to Felixstowe, and the East Suffolk Line to Lowestoft. The station is 6 km east of Ipswich. Westerfield is a small village n ...

                                               

Westferry DLR station

Westferry DLR station is a station on the Docklands Light Railway, in the Limehouse district of east London. The station is in Travelcard Zone 2. To the west is Limehouse station, whilst to the east the DLR splits, with one branch going to Poplar ...

                                               

Wimbledon station

Wimbledon station is a National Rail, London Underground, and Tramlink station in Wimbledon in the London Borough of Merton. It is the only London station that provides an interchange between rail, Underground, and Tramlink services. The station ...

                                               

Wood Green tube station

Wood Green is a London Underground station on the Piccadilly Line. The station is between Turnpike Lane and Bounds Green stations and is in Travelcard Zone 3. It is located at junction of Wood Green High Road and Lordship Lane. It serves Wood Gre ...

                                               

Wood Street railway station

Wood Street railway station is in Walthamstow. It is a part of the London Borough of Waltham Forest in north east London. It is in Travelcard Zone 4. It was opened in 1873. When the Victoria line was being planned, this station was going to be th ...

                                               

Woolwich Arsenal station

Woolwich Arsenal station is a National Rail and Docklands Light Railway interchange station in Woolwich in the London Borough of Greenwich. It acts as a local station on the North Kent Line between London and Gillingham, served by Southeastern, a ...

                                               

World Bicycle Day

In April 2018, the United Nations General Assembly declared June 3 as International World Bicycle Day. The resolution for World Bicycle Day recognizes "the uniqueness, longevity and versatility of the Bicycle, which has been in use for two centur ...

                                               

Wrexham & Shropshire

Wrexham & Shropshire was the operating name of the Wrexham, Shropshire and Marylebone Railway Company, a former train operating company in the United Kingdom. The company had a seven-year agreement to operate passenger train services from Wrexham ...

                                               

Yakovlev Yak-42

Yakovlev Yak-42 is civilian aircraft designed and built in the USSR by Yakovlev. It was built between 1980 and 2003. It looks like the Boeing 727. It is a triple-turbojet airliner that can carry at least up to 120 passengers.

                                               

Yamanote Line

The Yamanote Line is a railway line of East Japan Railway Company in Tokyo, Japan. It is one of Tokyos busiest and most important lines, connecting most of Tokyos big stations and city centres, including Marunouchi, the Yūrakuchō/Ginza area, Shin ...

                                               

Yokohama Station

Yokohama Station is a railway station of JR East, Keihin Electric Express Railway, Sagami Railway, Tokyu Corporation, Yokohama Minatomirai Railway Company, and the Yokohama Municipal Subway in Nishi-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan.

                                               

Zeppelin

For the English rock group, see Led Zeppelin. A Zeppelin is a type of airship. It is a dirigible, which means it is rigid airship, but can be directed. It was developed by Count Ferdinand von Zeppelin, in the early 20th century. The name Zeppelin ...

                                               

Biodegradation

Biodegradation is a chemical process in which materials are dissolved by bacteria or other biological elements. If a material is biodegradable, it means that it can be consumed by microorganisms and turned into compounds that are natural. It is a ...

                                               

Dry toilet

A dry toilet is for depositing human excrement without using water, very different from flush toilets that use water. It may be for sitting or squatting. The urine may get mixed with the feces or be kept separate. There are different types of dry ...

                                               

Incineration

Incineration is a form of waste disposal in which waste is burnt. Incineration converts the waste into ash, flue gas, and heat. The heat can be used to generate electricity with a steam turbine.

                                               

Sanitation

Sanitation means dealing with human waste safely. It also includes ways to maintain hygiene by disposing of garbage, treating wastewater and managing hazardous waste. Sanitation is important because it helps prevent the spread of germs and diseas ...

                                               

Sewage

Sewage or domestic wastewater is the liquid waste produced by people when using the toilet, having a bath or shower or washing clothes and dishes. In some places it also includes rain-water falling on houses and roads. It can also have liquid was ...

                                               

Gulf of Guinea

The Gulf of Guinea is the northeasternmost part of the tropical Atlantic Ocean. It is between Cape Lopez in Gabon, north and west to Cape Palmas in Liberia. The intersection of the Equator and Prime Meridian is in the gulf. Among the many rivers ...

                                               

Kavirondo

Kavirondo is the old name of the region around Kavirondo Gulf as well as of two native peoples living there under the regime of British East Africa. Broadly, this was defined as those who dwelt in the valley of the Nzoia River, on the western slo ...

                                               

Mascarene Islands

The Mascarene Islands, or Mascarenes, is a group of islands in the Indian Ocean east of Madagascar. They include Mauritius, Reunion and Rodrigues. Their name comes from the Portuguese navigator Pedro Mascarenhas, who first visited them in April 1 ...

                                               

Zaire (disambiguation)

Zaire can stand for different concepts: Zaire Province, a province of Angola The Zaire basin, through which the river flows. A Portuguese warship was called Zaire 1884 The Congo River is called Zaire inside the Democratic Republic of the Congo. F ...

                                               

Alexander Island

Alexander Island, also known as Alexander I Island, Alexander I Land, Alexander Land, Alexander I Archipelago, and Zemlja Alexandra I, is the largest island of Antarctica. It is in the Bellingshausen Sea west of Palmer Land. It is separated from ...

                                               

American Cordillera

The American Cordillera is a chain of mountain ranges. It is the western "backbone" of North America, Central America, South America and Antarctica. It is also the volcanic arc that forms the eastern half of the Pacific Ring of Fire. The ranges b ...

                                               

Kingdom of Talossa

The Kingdom of Talossa or Regipats Talossan is a small unrecognized nation led by John Woolley as King John. The Kingdom referred to itself as a Micronation for many years, however now referred to as a country.

                                               

Lake Vostok

Lake Vostok is the biggest of the seventy lakes in Antarctica that are under the ice. It is at 77° S 105° E. It is under Russias Vostok Station. It is 4.000 meters under Antarcticas surface. The lake was found by Russian and British scientists. T ...

                                               

Marie Byrd Land

Marie Byrd Land is a part of Antarctica. It is between the Ross Ice Shelf and the Ross Sea to the west and the Pacific Ocean to the north. It goes towards the east to a line between the head of the Ross Ice Shelf and Eights Coast. It stretches be ...

                                               

Ross Island

Because of the persistent presence of the ice sheet, the island is sometimes mistaken to be a part of Antarctica. Its area is 2.460 km² 950 sq mi; only a small portion of the island is free of ice and snow. The planets southernmost active volcano ...

                                               

South Pole

The South Pole is the most southern point on the Earth. It is in Antarctica and is the center of the Southern Hemisphere. From the South pole, everywhere is North. The geographic North and South poles are the poles the earth spins around, the one ...

                                               

Asia Pacific

Asia-Pacific or Asia Pacific is the part of the world in or near the Western Pacific Ocean. The region varies in size. It typically includes much of East Asia, Southeast Asia, and Oceania. The term may also include Russia on the North Pacific and ...

                                               

Indian subcontinent

The Indian subcontinent is a term mainly used for the geographic region surrounded by the Indian Ocean: Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. The subcontinent was once part of Gondwana, the ancient southern supercont ...

                                               

Alpine orogeny

The Alpine orogeny is the building of mountain ranges in central and southern Europe and west Asia. This mountain-building phase started in the later Mesozoic era. It happened as the two large continents Africa and India moved north and collided ...

                                               

Storegga Slide

The three Storegga Slides were large landslides. They occurred under water, at the edge of Norways continental shelf, in the Norwegian Sea. This is between Norway and Greenland, just north of Great Britain. They caused a very large tsunami in the ...

                                               

Basin and Range

The Basin and Range Province is a vast geographic region in the west United States and northwest Mexico. Its topography has abrupt changes in height. It has narrow faulted mountain chains and flat arid valleys or basins. There are many ecoregions ...

                                               

Saint Lawrence Seaway

The Saint Lawrence Seaway is a navigable waterway in North America. It is 370 miles long and allows marine vessels to go from the Atlantic Ocean to all of the Great Lakes. Most of it is in Canada, but a small part of it is in the United States. I ...

                                               

St. Lawrence Island

St. Lawrence Island is an island found in the Bering Sea, west of the U.S. State Alaska. The island has an area of 4.640 square kilometers, and is 140 km long, and 35 km wide. The island is part of Alaska, although it is closer to Russia. The isl ...

                                               

Sundance Sea

The Sundance Sea was an inland or epeiric sea covering much of western North America in the Jurassic period. It was an arm of what is now the Arctic Ocean, and extended through what is now western Canada into the central western United States. Th ...

                                               

Western Interior Seaway

The Western Interior Seaway was a huge inland sea. It split North America into two halves for most of the mid- and late-Cretaceous Period. It was up to 2.500 feet deep, 600 miles wide and over 2.000 miles long.

                                               

Geography of Afghanistan

Afghanistan is in the middle of Asia. The country is landlocked and mountainous, and has most of the Hindu Kush mountains. There are four major rivers in the country: the Amu Darya, the Hari River, the Kabul River and the Helmand River. The count ...

                                               

Gran Valira

The Gran Valira is the biggest river in Andorra. It flows through the capital, Andorra la Vella, and exits the country in the south near the Spain–Andorra road border crossing. The Gran Valira is a tributary to the Segre, a tributary to the Ebro. ...

                                               

Congo River

The Congo River is the largest river in Africa. Its overall length of 4.700 km makes it the second longest in Africa. The river and its tributaries flow through the second largest rain forest area in the world, second only to the Amazon Rainfores ...