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Landbridge

A railroad that connects two stations on opposite sides of a continent. A landbridge may be used to transport persons or cargo.
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The Land Bridge extends from Jeddah to Riyadh with a total length of approximately 1,000km of double-track.
The Land Bridge announces expansion from Jeddah to Riyadh with a total length of around 1,000 km of double track.
In Iraq, the presence of the IRGC and its proxies on the Iraqi-Syrian border under the guise of anti-Islamic State campaign is an attempt to complete the land bridge through the predominantly Sunni regions of Iraq.
That is until about 6,800 years ago, when sea levels were rising, the land bridge was disappearing and the location was becoming the island we know it as today - around that time, the early settlers abandoned the cave.
Two land bridges may have allowed dinosaurs to saunter between Europe and North America around 150 million years ago.
He also praised the land bridge project between Egypt and Saudi Arabia, noting that trade exchange between the Arab countries reached $100bn and is expected to be up to a $1tn after the construction of the land bridge.
Beirut, Rajab 2, 1437, Apr 9, 2016, SPA -- The Lebanese newspapers highlighted today announcement of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud to build land bridge linking the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Arab Republic of Egypt.
The first humans to populate North America arrived from Siberia 15,000 years ago across " what's now the Bering Land Bridge National Monument.
Now, her skeleton and her DNA are bolstering the long-held theory that humans arrived in the Americas by way of a land bridge from Asia, scientists say.
Washington, March 13 ( ANI ): Researchers have said that evolutionary analysis applied to the relationship between North American and Central Siberian languages may indicate that people moved out from the Bering Land Bridge, with some migrating back to central Asia and others into North America.
Historians, classicists, and scholars of religion consider such topics as society and settlement from 146 to 44 BCE, freed-persons and things in 1 Corinthians, sharecroppers and subsistence farming in Corinthian historical context, how a land bridge framed the commercial economy of Roman Corinth, religion and magic in Roman Corinth, and gendered inequalities in the early empire.
The truth is England can't afford it, because it depends on Welsh reservoirs for much of its water; disfigures our hills with massive wind power stations to meet UK climate change targets; uses south Wales as a land bridge to carry LNG gas from Milford Haven to English cities and views the fringes of North Wales as suitably distant places to build nuclear power stations.