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… the suburbs of the city. The centrally located (Česká Lípa město railway station) was closed down in 1979 and the railway connecting it with the main station (at a length of three quarters of a mile) is not in use any more.

Zone 6 is over 100 acres and contains over a mile of road. It one of Knowsley’s two white rhino paddocks and is one of the largest in the UK. This zone contains: Southern white rhinoceros, Common eland, Ostrich, Blue wildebeest and the Plains zebra.

Zona Extrema: A mile into the canyon, on the left. Easy to harder moderate climbs.

… the first quarter and half. Near the end of the back stretch, he led Skip Away, Victory Speech and the rest of the field in a record 1:09-4/5 for three quarters of a mile. At the top of the stretch, second favorite Skip Away made a run at…

Zion National Park is located in the Southwestern United States, near Springdale, Utah. A prominent feature of the 229 sq mi park is Zion Canyon, which is 15 miles (24 km) long and up to half a mile (800 m) deep, cut through the reddish…

Zimmerman rode without great success in Europe in 1896 but his charisma and following was such that, even no longer his former self, he was invited back to France for exhibition races until 1904. In 1902, he made a solo appearance at a meeting in Asbury Park, riding a mile behind motor-pace in 1:49 to please local organizers.

Zennor Quoit is a ruined megalithic burial chamber or dolmen, located on a moor about a mile (1.6 km) east of the village of Zennor, Cornwall, England, UK. It dates to 2500-1500 BC. Aside from the 12.5 tonne kg roof, which collapsed some time between 1770 and 1865, the chamber is in good condition.

Zafeen’s three-year-old debut came in the Greenham Stakes (a trial race for the 2000 Guineas) over seven furlongs at Newbury. He took the lead a quarter of a mile from the finish before being overtaken by Muqbil in the final furlong and…

Young was born in Fallowfield, Manchester, where he lived with his parents and older brother Chris. His house was half a mile from Manchester City’s Maine Road ground, which was visible from the bedroom window. As a schoolboy he played for…

Young schoolboy William Taswell had bolted from the early morning service in Westminster Abbey. He saw some refugees arrive in hired lighter boats near Westminster Stairs, a mile west of Pudding Lane, unclothed and covered only with…

Congham, a mile to the north of Grimston and Adam heard about Spelman’s exploits in Virginia. At the age of 17, he became an indentured servant to pay for passage to the Virginia Colony, a project of the Virginia Company of London at the time.

York Run begins near the edge of a plateau in Noxen Township. It flows east-northeast for a short distance as its valley becomes much deeper. The stream then turns east-southeast for several tenths of a mile before turning south-southeast.

… renting the ground would be cheaper than repaying the debts on Fulfordgate. Further, Bootham Crescent was situated near the centre of the city, and the population living within a mile of the site was, at 30,000, 10 times that within a similar…

Yonaguska was buried beside Soco Creek, about a mile below the old Macedonia mission, with a mound of stones to mark the spot.

Yeovil Pen Mill railway station is one of two stations serving the town of Yeovil, Somerset, England. The station is situated just under a mile to the east of the town centre.

Yelvertoft’s main thoroughfare, called High Street, is approximately three quarters of a mile long, from the Parish Church of All Saints to the Village Hall. This linear street follows the course of an ancient Portway known as Salters Way.

Yellow Creek rises in southern Lumpkin County, less than 2 miles east-northeast of the intersection of U.S. Route 19/State Route 60/State Route 115, and southeast of Dahlonega. The creek heads south for less than a mile, and crosses into…

Yellow Bluff Fort Historic State Park is a Florida State Park in Jacksonville, Florida. It is located near the mouth of the St. Johns River, a mile south of State Road 105 on New Berlin Road. On September 29, 1970, it was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.

Yeats finished a disappointing 7th in the Melbourne Cup, with Kieren Fallon stating that his mount just lacked his usual finishing kick and was not suited by the stop-start pace of the race. He was forced to make a big move a mile out to get to the front, ensuring that he maintained his speed for the finishing straight.

Years 10 and 11 were housed half a mile away on the ‘Benton Site’, a purpose built 1960s former Secondary Technical school on Benton Road, opposite the Benton Park View governmental office complex.

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