Pinta

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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.
By extracting DNA from those remains and from others stashed away in museum collections, Caccone and her collaborators were able to compile a robust genetic profile of the Pinta species.
Next, the team compared the Pinta DNA with DNA from tortoises living on neighboring Isabela Island.
PICK-ME-UP: Baby otter Snowdrop grasps bottle; GOING FOR IT: She raises the pinta to her lips; CREATURE COMFORT: Latching on for a slurp
The Nina, the Pinta and the Santa Maria, with which he discovered America.
The actual construction took place between 1988 and 1989 in three different locations--the Santa Maria was built in Barcelona, the Pinta on Isla la Cristina, and the Nina in Cartagena.
Pink Sheets: PSUD) announced today that the company has acquired a 25 percent working interest in the Pinta Dome Field located in Apache County, Arizona.
That left the Whickham greenkeeper with an uphill task in making the top 14 in the four-round qualifier on the Pinta Course at the Pestana Golf Resort in Portugal.
THE third round of the European Seniors Tour Qualifying School was postponed yesterday after incessant rain fell on the Pinta course at the Pestano Resort in southern Portugal.
The 57-year-old from Banbridge, County Down failed to notice a scorecard error and signed for a total of 110 rather than 76 in the third round of the event on the Pinta course at the Pestana resort in Carvoeiro.