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  • Protected areas remain the fundamental building blocks of virtually all national and international conservation strategies, supported by governments and international institutions such as the Convention on Biological Diversity.

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  • This report reflects the commitment of the U.S. scientific, engineering, and health communities to help our country respond to the challenges made evident by September 11. It is a contribution from the National Academies—the National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine, and National Research Council—which initiated this critical effort and paid for it. But this report is also a contribution to the nation from many distinguished individuals, each of whom dedicated a great deal of time to the production of the report.

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  • At York the city did not grow up round the cathedral as at Ely or Lincoln, for York, like Rome or Athens, is an immemorial--a prehistoric--city; though like them it has legends of its foundation. Geoffrey of Monmouth, whose knowledge of Britain before the Roman occupation is not shared by our modern historians, gives the following account of its beginning:--"Ebraucus, son of Mempricius, the third king from Brute, did build a city north of Humber, which from his own name, he called Kaer Ebrauc--that is, the City of Ebraucus--about the time that David ruled in Judea.

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  • Records show the use of wheels from 3500 BC, which illustrates our ancestors’ concern with reducing friction in translationary motion. The transportation of large stone building blocks and monuments required the know-how of frictional devices and lubricants, such as water-lubricated sleds. Figure 1.1 illustrates the use of a sledge to transport a heavy statue by Egyptians circa 1880 BC...

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  • Your city has decided to build a statue or monument to honor a famous person in your country. Who would you choose? Use reasons and specific examples to support your choice.

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  • Photogrammetry from aerial platforms has been recognized since the 20th century as an important technique to map aerial grades, cities and regions. The modalities known as terrestrial and short distance have also been used, although in lesser proportion, in architecture, to survey historical buildings and monuments.

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  • The PPS also recognises that renewable energydevelopments may have an adverse effect on both the historic and natural environment.It thereforestipulates that applications affecting World HeritageSites should only be granted after an assessment has shown that the integrity of the site would not be adversely affected.

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  • The agency or organization that administers the sculpture needing conservation usually has specific contracting procedures. In state, county, and municipal governments these procedures may pose particular challenges, especially if they require a sealed bid process in which cost is the only selection criterion. In some communities, the care of public sculpture and monuments may be assigned to agencies that maintain parks and recreational facilities, highways, or government office buildings.

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  • Those who love with a deep reverence the work of their forefathers, whether because of the character and beauty of their handiwork, or from the historical associations which are indissolubly connected with it, cannot but regard with pain and abhorrence any cause which tends towards the demolition or destruction of the monuments of the past. To these it is a significant and distressing fact that hardly any modern English buildings or streets possess the qualities which give the value and charm to the old cities, towns, and villages of which we are the grateful inheritors.

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