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Rubu

A Turkish measure of length approximately equivalent to 8.5 centimeters. It became obsolete when Turkey made the metric system mandatory in 1933. An equivalent term is urup.
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As part of the of the Group's KurilGeo Project, Solway opened a gold production facility at Urup Island (part of the Kuril Islands) in Russia.
It was centered in the Pacific off the unpopulated Island of Urup at a depth of 40 kilometers under the seabed.
In 1855, as colonists from both countries moved into the region, their governments first agreed to outline a border between two islands in the Kurils: Iturup (Etorofu in Japan) and Urup (Uruppu in Japan).
The scientists are studying islands in the central portion of the Kurils, from Urup Island in the south to Onekotan Island in the north-about 75 percent of the island chain.
April 1998 -- Hashimoto offers Yeltsin a compromise proposal that would give Russia temporary administration over the disputed islands as long as Russia agreed to draw a demarcation line between Etorofu, the northernmost of the islands, and Russia's Urup Island.
Bromeley Philip, based on an alphabet originally created by Iban inventor, Dunging anak Gunggu (1904-1984), which the inventor called urup Dunging, see: hap:// theborneopost.
Only a few Steller sea lion sites were missed (Shumshu/Vladimir Cliff, three sites at Urup Island, Rikord Cape on Iturup Island, and the easternmost reef of Shishki Island).
One solution was to hand over castaways to Russians, who would take them to Urup, the closest Russian territory to Japan.
URUP is Unisys software methodology to support its Unisys 3D Blueprinting approach, a services-driven methodology that provides clients greater visibility into critical linkages and relationships among various levels of the organization, from strategy to IT infrastructure, enabling them to see the effects of critical decisions in advance;
The branches, which are to be operated through Business correspondents of the bank, have been opened at Keirao Bitra Khunnou, Langdum, Urup, Keirao Makting (Pangal) and Kyamgei Pangal.
9 was also recorded in the Pacific Ocean near the desert island of Urup.