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Taipei 101(Encyclopedia)Taipei 101, skyscraper in the Hsinyi dist., Taipei, Taiwan; also known as the Taipei Financial Center. With 101 floors and reaching 1,667 ft (508 m) high, Taipei 101 became the world's tallest buildin...
Taipei(Encyclopedia)Taipei tb´ [key], special municipality (2010 pop. 2,655,515), N Taiwan, capital of Taiwan and provisional capital of the Republic of China. It is the administrative, cultural, and industrial cent...
New Taipei City(Encyclopedia)New Taipei City tb´ [key], special municipality (2010 pop. 4,054,467), c.790 sq mi (2,050 sq km), N Taiwan, the most populous municipality in Taiwan. Formerly Taipei co., it was established as a ...
Baumgartner, Felix(Encyclopedia)Baumgartner, Felix, 1969–, Austrian skydiver and daredevil. He made his first skydive at age 16, and turned to BASE jumping [Buildings, Antennas, Spans (bridges), and Earth (mountains)] in the 1990s...
Petronas Towers(Encyclopedia)Petronas Towers, twin skyscrapers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, that are the world's tallest twin towers. Standing 1,483 ft (452 m) high, they were designed by the Argentinian-American architect César P...
Yilan(Encyclopedia)Yilan y´län´ [key] or Ilan´län´ [key], city (1994 pop. 93,965), NE Taiwan. Located in an agricultural area, it is one of the largest rice markets in Taiwan. Fertilizers and wood and paper pr...
Taoyuan(Encyclopedia)Taoyuan or T'ao-yuanboth: tou´ywän´ [key], special municipality (2010 pop. 2,190,342), N Taiwan. It was created in 2014 from Taoyuan co.; Taoyuan city became a district within the new municipality....
Prefixes for Basic Metric Units(Encyclopedia)Prefixes for Basic Metric Units
Periodic Table of the Elements: Ruthenium(Encyclopedia)Periodic Table of the Elements: RutheniumAtomic Number:44Atomic Symbol:Ru RutheniumAtomic Weight:101.07ElectronConfiguration:2 · 8 · 1815 · 1 ...
Periodic Table of the Elements: Mendelevium(Encyclopedia)Periodic Table of the Elements: MendeleviumAtomic Number:101Atomic Symbol:Md MendeleviumAtomic Weight:(258)ElectronConfiguration:2 · 8 · 1832 · 318 · 2 ...
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