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Magnificent Frigatebird (Fregata magnificens)
The Magnificent Frigatebird (Fregata magnificens)
can be easily recognized in flight, even from a distance, thanks to its large head, long, pointed, narrow wings, and forked tail. If there is any doubt about the bird's identity, a view that includes the bright red gular sac and white bill (of the male) will confirm that it is a magnificent frigatebird.
Turks and Caicos Islands: Facts and Figures
Turks and Caicos Islands
Location two island groups southeast of The Bahamas and north of Haiti. Total Area 366 sq mi. Population 50,280. Capital Grand Turk (Cockburn Town). Form of Government overseas territory of the United Kingdom. Origin of Name the Turk's Head Cactus and the Spanish word for keys.
Kemal Ataturk
Kemal Ataturk
Mustafa Kemal served in the Ottoman Army during World War I. Following the defeat of the Ottoman Empire in that war, he led the Turkish National Movement during the Turkish War of Independence. He became President of the Turkish Republic upon its proclamation in 1923, and served as such until his death in 1938. In 1934 the National Assembly confered upon him the surname Ataturk, meaning "Father of the Turks."
Kingdom of Thailand
Kingdom of Thailand
Local Official Name Ratcha Anachak Thai. Area 198,117 sq mi. Population 67,976,405. Capital Bangkok.
Chillon Castle
Chillon Castle
Located on a rocky islet at the eastern end of Lake Geneva, Chillon Castle was built to control the road from Burgundy to the Great Saint Bernard Pass. The first written account of Chillon Castle dates to about 1160, when the region came under the control of the Savoy family.
Staubbach Falls
Staubbach Falls
The second highest waterfall in Switzerland, Staubbach drops almost 1,000 feet from a hanging valley. It is fed by a small river of the same name, which itself is fed by melting snow and glaciers.

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