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Thornhills is a hamlet in the Kirklees District, in the county of West Yorkshire. It is near the town of Brighouse.
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G.711 is an ITU-T standard (Recommendation) for audio companding, titled Pulse code modulation (PCM) of voice frequencies, it is a required standard in many technologies, such as in the H.320 and H.323 standards. It was originally designed for use in telephony and was released for use in 1972. It can also be used for fax communication over IP networks. G.711 is a narrowband audio codec that provides toll-quality audio at 64 kbit/s. G.711 passes audio signals in the range of 300–3400 Hz and samples them at the rate of 8,000 samples per second, with the tolerance on that rate of 50 parts per million (ppm). Non-uniform (logarithmic) quantization with 8 bits is used to represent each sample, resulting in a 64 kbit/s bit rate. There are two slightly different versions: μ-law, which is used primarily in North America and Japan, and A-law, which is in use in most other countries outside North America.
Bloomington is a census-designated place (CDP) in Victoria County, Texas, United States. The population was 2,459 at the 2010 census. It is included in the Victoria, Texas, Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Wauzeka is a town in Crawford County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 711 at the 2010 census. The village of Wauzeka is located within the town. The unincorporated community of Boydtown is located partially in the town.
Parbold railway station, on the Manchester to Southport Line, serves the village of Parbold and the nearby village of Newburgh in West Lancashire, England. It is currently operated by Northern.
Cottingley is an urban area in the south-west of Leeds, West Yorkshire, England.
European route E 70 is an A-Class West-East European route, extending from A Coruña in Spain in the west to the Georgian city of Poti in the east.
Laugharne Township is an electoral ward and community in Carmarthenshire, Wales. The population at the 2011 census was 1,222. The ward includes Laugharne, the village of Pendine and Pendine Sands. Located on the south coast of Carmarthenshire, southwest of St Clears, it was the civil parish corresponding to the marcher borough of Laugharne. A predominantly English-speaking area, just south of the Landsker Line, it is bordered by the communities of Llanddowror, St Clears, Llangynog and Llansteffan.
The Rural Municipality of Canwood No. 494 was firstly formed as Rural Municipality (RM) Thompson No. 494 from January 1, 1913 until April 29, 1916 before changing names to Canwood No. 494. It is located in the north central region of the province of Saskatchewan, west of Prince Albert, and completely surrounds the First Nations Indian Reserve of Ahtahkakoop No. 104, as well as partially surrounding the First Nations Indian Reserve of Mistawasis No. 183 and the RM of Big River No. 118.
Drum is a summit in the Carneddau mountains in north Wales, 2 km north-east of Foel-fras. It is 771 m (2,526 ft) high. It is also known as Carnedd Penyborth-Goch.
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Beja is a suffragan of the archdiocese of Évora.
WLFZ is a country music radio station licensed to and serving the Springfield, Illinois market.
The Cochetopa Hills are a ridge of uplands on the Continental Divide in Saguache County, southern Colorado, United States.
Maggotty is a settlement in Jamaica. It had a population of 1,335 as of 2009. Maggotty was a bauxite mining town in the 1960s and 1970s. The Revere bauxite plant polluted the Black River, Jamaica's longest river. The small town also possesses three schools neighboring each other: a high school, Maggotty High school; a primary school, Glen Stuart Primary; and an infant school, Maggotty Basic School.
HD 164604 is a K dwarf star in the Sagittarius constellation. It has a single gas giant planet detected by the Magellan Planet Search Program in 2010.
German submarine U-771 was a Type VIIC U-boat of Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine during World War II. She was ordered on 21 November 1940, and was laid down on 21 August 1942 at Kriegsmarinewerft, Wilhelmshaven, as yard number 154. She was launched on 26 September 1943 and commissioned under the command of Oberleutnant zur See Helmut Block on 18 November of that year.
Miry Creek No. 229 is a rural municipality in Saskatchewan, Canada encompassing 1,220.38 square kilometers in area. The rural municipality maintains its office in Abbey, Saskatchewan. The communities of Shackleton, Abbey, Lancer, the Abbey Colony, and the Wheatland Colony are within the rural municipality. The rural municipality in conjunction with the provincial government is in charge of maintenance of highways in its area. The first homestead occurred in 1907 with the rural municipality established in 1913 with that same year the Canadian Pacific Railway expanding west into the municipality from Cabri. The economy of the municipality is dominated by agriculture and more recently natural gas.
Cape Charles Air Force Station is a closed United States Air Force General Surveillance Radar station. It is located 3.6 miles (5.8 km) south of Townsend, Virginia. It was closed in 1981.
Bro Garmon is a community in Conwy County Borough, in Wales. It is located on the eastern side of the Conwy Valley, stretching from north east of Llanrwst to just west of Pentrefoelas, and includes the villages of Capel Garmon, Glan Conwy, Melin-y-Coed, Nebo, Oaklands and Pentre-tafarn-y-fedw. Moel Seisiog, on the eastern boundary, rises to a height of 1,535 feet (468 m). The main settlement, Capel Garmon, lies 2.4 miles (3.9 km) east of Betws-y-Coed, 5.2 miles (8.4 km) north west of Pentrefoelas, 4.4 miles (7.1 km) south of Llanrwst and 15.7 miles (25.3 km) south of Conwy. At the 2001 census the community had a population of 648, increasing slightly at the 2011 census to 652.
Blueberry Island is an inhabited island in Worcester County, Massachusetts. It is surrounded by Lake Monomonac, an artificial lake that straddles the border between Rindge, New Hampshire, and Winchendon, Massachusetts.
Towneley Colliery or Towneley Desmesne was a coal mine on the Burnley Coalfield in Burnley, Lancashire, England. Sunk in the late 1860s, it was linked to the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway's Burnley to Todmorden line which became known as the Copy Pit route and, by tramway, to the Leeds and Liverpool Canal.