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Where is the Stilo Lighthouse located?
Stilo lighthouse is a lighthouse located in Osetnik on the Polish coast of the Baltic Sea, close to the village of Sasino.The lighthouse is located in between the Czołpino lighthouse and the Rozewie lighthouse. The lighthouse was built between 1904 and 1906 by the plans of German architect Walter Körteg.
How deep is Baltic Sea in its lower point?
The average depth of the Baltic Sea is 52.3 meters. This sea is divided in 3 large basins: Gulf of Bothnia with the maximal depth of 294 meters, Gotland Basin - 459 meters deep in its lowest point and the Bornholm Basin with the depth of 105 meters.
Where will you find this Royal Boulder?
Poland - Kamieński Lagoon
Zimbabwe - Lake Kariba
Egypt - Lake Nasera
Brazil - Rio Grande
Kamieński Lagoon is a lagoon on the Oder River in north-western Poland. It is part of the Dziwna. Both the lagoon and the Dziwna are part of Poland's internal waters.Until 1945, the lagoon was referred to by its German name of Camminer Bodden. In 1949, it officially became called Kamieński Zalew, and in 1991 the words in its name were reversed, its new name being Zalew Kamieński.
Who coined the word make-up?
Max Factor is a line of cosmetics from Coty, Inc.. It was founded in 1909 as Max Factor & Company by Maksymilian Faktorowicz, a beautician from Poland. In 1920 Max Factor created the first make-up line and coined the word calling this new range 'Society Make-up'. Max Factor, the brand, has always been about glamour in all its guises, Max Factor started his career selling cosmetics to actors in Los Angeles after all.
What was the Volkslist?
Constitution of Third Reich
Nationality list of Third Reich
Treaty about Anschluss
Population list of General Governorate
Volkslist was the nationality list of Third Reich. It was created 2nd September of 1940. There were 4 categories: category 1st - German that worked for Nazi Germany Category 2nd - German who speak German and cultivates German culture Category 3rd - People partly polonized Category 4th - polonized Germans. Refusal of signing Volkslist meant exile of family.
What was the "Star of Poland"?
Gwiazda Polski (The Star of Poland) was a balloon, which, according to the Polish planners, was going to reach the stratosphere, thus beating the 1930s high-altitude world record, established on November 11, 1935 in the Explorer II balloon. Stevens and Anderson ascended to the altitude of 22,066 m, the Poles wanted to reach the altitude of 30 kilometers. The balloon was made by the Aviotex factory in Legionowo and was the world's largest.
When did the Germans definitively accepte the border on the Oder–Neisse line?
The Oder–Neisse line is the basis of the international border between Germany and Poland. After the revolutions of 1989, the newly reunified Germany and the newly democratic Republic of Poland definitively accepted the line as their border in the 1990 German–Polish Border Treaty. Poland joined the Schengen Area in 2007. This meant that all passport checks were removed along the border in December 2007.
How often is the Chopin Competition organized?
every 10 years
every 5 years
every 4 years
every 2 years
The International Chopin Piano Competition often referred to as the Chopin Competition, is a piano competition held in Warsaw, Poland. It was initiated in 1927 and has been held every five years since 1955. It is one of the few competitions devoted entirely to the works of a single composer, in this case, Frédéric Chopin.
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