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Pinta

A Maltese unit of volume approximately equivalent to 142.1 milliliters. It was originally used to measure alcohol. It is largely obsolete but is still used in some circumstances.
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They gave him 3 ships, the Nina, the Pinta and the Santa Maria and 90 sailors.
As stated on its Web site, Pinta has previously created campaigns for some of the world's biggest brands including Powerade, Pfizer, Johnnie Walker, Fox Hispanic Media, T-Mobile, Brita, Western Union, and Jose Cuervo.
And that is what Cayot clings to, the idea that evolution will bring forth a second coming of Pinta tortoises.
If Pinta had travelled the same distance in the intended direction she would have reached approximately the latitude of La Rochelle, and she would have reached much more favourable weather systems and wind directions.
6mph - it is hoped the Pinta will become the first robot to cross an ocean using only wind power.
The potential salvation of George's species, the Pinta tortoise, began in 1994.
Scientists found George living alone on an island in the Galapagos called Pinta Island in the early 1970s.
The Nina, Pinta and Santa Maria are coursing through the Bermuda Triangle, see, and folklore dictates that what happens to vessels traversing that area is bizarre.
AP) -- Pinta Community College has adopted a plan that calls for more remedial-education programs and for more convenient courses for working people.
As a guest of the Delfim, you will enjoy free golf at the Gramacho & Pinta courses.
El autor no ofreco soluciones: solo pinta un cuadro do vacio ideologico, en el quo la angustia siempre esta prosento.
Narrator D: The Nina [NEE-nyah], Pinta [PEEN-tah], and Santa Maria set sail from the Spanish town of Palos on August 3, 1492.