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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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Ichthyofauna of the littoral of the Sea of Okhotsk coast of Urup Island (the Kuril Islands).
Buna gore Kuril Takimadalarinin ortasindan yani Urup Adalari'ndan itibaren kuzeydeki butun adalar Rusya'ya, guneydekiler (dort ada dahil) ise Japonya'ya verilmistir.
Aleksei for development of agriculture on Urup Island of the Kuril chain.
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.com//p=12017.
AKVA group acquired the initial 85% stake from Scheel & Urup Holding ApS in October.