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PaĹľaislis Monastery PaĹľaislis monastery and church (, ) form the largest monastery complex in Lithuania, and one of the most magnificent examples of Italian baroque architecture in Eastern Europe. It is situated in Kaunas, the second largest city in Lithuania, on a peninsula in Kaunas Lagoon () near Kaunas Yacht Club.
PaĹ„stwowy Korpus BezpieczeĹ„stwa PaĹ„stwowy Korpus BezpieczeĹ„stwa (Polish for National Security Corps, short PKB, sometimes also referred to as Kadra BezpieczeĹ„stwa) was a Polish underground police force organized by the Armia Krajowa and Government Delegate's Office at Home under German occupation during World War II. It was trained as the core of the future police forces during the assumed all-national uprising and after the liberation.
PaĹ‚uki PaĹ‚uki is a historic and ethnographic land lying in central Poland, part of Greater Poland, among Pomerania nad Cuiavia. In terms of administrative division the land lies in Kujawy-Pomorze Voivodship and Wielkopolska Voivodship.
PaĹˇki sir PaĹˇki sir (English translation, cheese from Pag) is a hard, distinctively flavoured sheep's milk cheese from the Croatian island of Pag. The unique flavour is derived by rubbing the cheese with olive oil and ash before leaving it to mature; in addition, the sheep eat a diet that includes many wild herbs like sage, which some claim is essential to making the cheese.
PaĹˇman PaĹˇman is an island off the coast of the Adriatic Sea in Croatia, located to the south of Zadar, surrounded by the islands Ugljan, IĹľ, Dugi otok and Kornati. The municipality of PaĹˇman is inhabited by 2,004 people (2001).
Pam Ann Pam Ann is the alter ego of Australian comedian Caroline Reid. An emerging icon in gay culture, she portrays the air-hostess Pam Ann, a mixture of drag, camp and glamour, and a pun on the legendary airline Pan Am.
Pam Bondi Pam Bondi is a prosecutor in Hillsborough County, Florida where she works as an Assistant State Attorney. She also makes guest appearances on Scarborough Country with Joe Scarborough and various other cable news programming on MSNBC and Fox News as a legal analyst.
Pam Bricker Pamela Carroll Bricker (July 7, 1954 â€“ February 20, 2005) was a jazz singer, and a professor of music at George Washington University. She was a frequent collaborator and guest vocalist with the group Thievery Corporation, and the voice of their track Lebanese Blonde, which was popularised by its inclusion on Zach Braff's Garden State soundtrack.
Pam Corkery Pamela (Pam) Corkery (1956 - ) is a Journalist and former New Zealand politician. A well known journalist in New Zealand, she first entered politics by standing as an independent candidate for the Auckland mayoralty in 1995.
Pam Currie Pam Currie (born 1975) is the national secretary of the Scottish Socialist Party. She was returned unopposed at its conference in October 2006, after the previous national secretary, Allan Green, indicated that he wished to stand down.
Pam Freeman Pam Freeman is an American actress whose only acting appearance was in The Pruitts Of Southampton in 1966 as Stephanie Pruitt a segment used in The Phyllis Diller Show. She was born on 21st November 1946 in Los Angeles, USA.
Pam Postema Pam Postema (born April 1954 is a baseball] [[umpire (baseball)|umpire most notable for being the first female to ever officiate a Major League Baseball spring training game. For her unique contributions to the game, she was inducted into the Baseball Reliquary Shrine of the Eternals in 2000 first applied to the Al Somers Umpire School in 1976, and after being rejected twice, was reluctantly admitted to the school [http://www.
Pam Provis Pam Provis is an academic at Carleton University and Iqaluit State University (a division of Nunavut Arctic College). She has been an important theorist regarding bicameralism in the subnational Canadian context.
Pam Shriver Pamela Howard Shriver Lazenby (born July 4 1962, in Baltimore, Maryland), is a former professional tennis player and current sports broadcaster from the United States. During the 1980s and 1990s, she won 133 top-level titles, including 22 women's doubles titles and 1 mixed doubles title at Grand Slam tournaments.
Pam St. Clement Pamela 'Pam' St. Clement (born 12 May 1942 in Harrow-on-the-Hill, Middlesex) is an English actress, best known for playing Pat Evans in the popular BBC soap opera EastEnders, who she has portrayed continuously since 1986.
Pam Teeguarden Pam Teeguarden - (born April 19, 1951 was an American professional tennis player in the 1970s and 1980s, reaching the Top 30 in the world. Her father Jerry, together with Pam, helped Virginia Wade to her 1977 Wimbledon triumph.
Pamabrom Pamabrom is a retail drug available in over-the-counter medications in which it is combined with acetaminophen. Pamabrom is a diuretic and is intended to relieve pain and discomfort from bloating associated with female menstruation.
Pamalican Pamalican is a small island in the Sulu Sea Quiniluban group of the Cuyo islands, between Palawan and Panay, in the north part of the Palawan province of the Philippines. The island is set in the middle of a 7 square-kilometer coral reef.
Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila, District Colleges The District Colleges of the Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila in Manila, Philippines was conceived in 2001 in line with the directive of Manila Mayor Jose "Lito" Atienza, Jr.. It started its operations in 2002, offering occupation-based and employment-directed technical education programs and short-term courses.
Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila, Open University The Open University of the Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila in the Philippines is designed to provide higher education and improved qualifications to individuals who are unable to take advantage of traditional modes of education because of personal and professional responsibilities.
Pamanzi Pamanzi is an island just off Mayotte, and is the second largest island after Mayotte itself. It was once the most important island, with Mayotte's only airport and the capital Dzaoudzi, until 1977 when Mamoudzou was chosen as the new capital.
Pamba Pamba is the name of a mythical Hittite or Hatti king from the 23rd century BC. His name is mentioned in a report from Naram-Sin of Akkad regarding a battle against an alliance of 17 kings, one of which is called Pamba.
Pamba River Pamba River is the third longest river in the South Indian state of Kerala and the longest river in the erstwhile princely state of Travancore. Sabarimala temple dedicated to lord Ayyappa is located on the banks of the river Pamba.
Pamban Bridge The Pamban Bridge also called Indira Gandhi Bridge lies on the Indian end of the Palk Strait that connects Pamban island to mainland India. It actually refers to both the road bridge and the cantilever railway bridge, though primarily it means the latter.
Pambazo Pambazo is a Mexican dish or antojito made from special bread dipped in a red guajillo pepper sauce and filled with a guiso or dish like papas con chorizo, frijoles refritos or longaniza; and garnishes like shredded lettuce, salsa, cream and queso fresco.
Pambiche Pambiche, a Latin American Dance derived from the "Merengue" - the national dance of the Dominican Republic. The Merengue was sometimes called the "Palm Beach One Step" and it is said that "Pambiche" is a derrivation of "Palm Beach.
Pamela Barton Pamela Espeut Barton (March 4, 1917 - November 13, 1943) was an English golfer. Known as "Pam," she was born in the London suburb of Barnes, the daughter of Henry Charles Johnston Barton and Ethel Maude Barton.
Pamela Bellwood Pamela Bellwood (born June 26, 1951) is an actress most famous for her role as "Claudia Blaisdel Carrington" on the primetime soap opera, Dynasty. Bellwood was born Pamela King in New York City in 1945.
Pamela Bustin Pamela ("Pam") Bustin (b. April 24 1967, Somerset, Massachusetts) is a former field hockey defender from the United States, who was a member of the US women's team that finished fifth at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia.
Pamela Dean Pamela Dean (Pamela Dean Dyer-Bennet) (1953) is an American fantasy author whose most notable book is Tam Lin, based on the Child Ballad of the same name, in which the Scottish fairy story is set on a midwestern college campus loosely based on her alma mater, Carleton College in Minnesota.
Pamela Duncan (actress) Pamela Duncan (December 28, 1931 - November 11, 2005) was an American B-movie actress who starred in the cult classic Attack of the Crab Monsters and later appeared in an Academy Award-nominated documentary, Curtain Call a documentary made in 2000 that focused on the lives and careers of the residents of the Lillian Booth Actors' Fund of America Home in Englewood, New Jersey.
Pamela Green Pamela Green (born March 28, 1932 in Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey, England) rose to fame in the 1950s and 1960s as an English glamour model and actress. She founded Kamera and other publications with her then husband, photographer Harrison Marks.
Pamela Hayden Pamela Hayden is an American actress, best known for providing various voices for the animated television show The Simpsons (1989). Her voices include characters such as Milhouse Van Houten, Jimbo Jones, Rod Flanders, Sarah Wiggum and Janey.
Pamela Hensley Pamela Hensley is an American actress born on October 3, 1950 in Los Angeles, California. She is best known for playing Princess Ardala on the 1979-1981 television series Buck Rogers in the 25th Century and C.
Pamela Hodgson Pamela Hodgson was the first Registered Massage Therapist in the Canadian province of Newfoundland (now Newfoundland and Labrador), where she founded a practice in 1979. A founding member of the Newfoundland and Labrador Massage Therapists' Association (NLMTA) and its first president, she also become the first Registrar of the NL Massage Therapy Board (NLMTB) following passage of provincial legislation regulating the practice of massage therapy, an initiative she had spearheaded.
Pamela Holm Pamela Holm is an American author of contemporary fiction residing in San Francisco, California. Her most recent novel, published by MacAdam/Cage Publishing, is The Night Garden ; she has also written a memoir, The Toaster Broke, So We're Getting Married.
Pamela Jenkins (informant) Pamela Jenkins (born 1965) is most notable as a peripheral witness in the 1982 trial and subsequent legal proceedings surrounding the killing of Philadelphia Police Department (PPD) officer David Faulkner. At the time of the Faulkner killing her main occupation was a sex worker, operating in the Philadelphia area; she was also a paid PPD informant.
Pamela Jones Pamela Jones, commonly known as PJ, is the creator and editor of Groklaw, an award-winning website that covers legal news of interest to the FOSS community. Jones is a journalist, who previously trained and worked as a paralegal.
Pamela Kyle Crossley Pamela Kyle Crossley (born 18 November 1955) is an historian. Crossley was educated in Lima, Ohio, Emmaus, Pennsylvania, Swarthmore College, and Yale University, where she wrote a dissertation under the direction of Jonathan Spence.
Pamela potrie Pamela Potrie, born in 1986 in Montevideo, Uruguay, is the Uruguayan champion in Pictograma, Podrida, and Banco Inmobiliario. Coming from an impoverished childhood in the miserable slums of the capital city, she stunned the nation with her inspiring rags-to-riches autobiography: Â¨No Hay Para Comer: Mi Vida, Mi Lucha, y Mi SuperacionÂ¨.
Pamela Rai Pamela Rai (born March 29, 1966 in New Westminster, British Columbia) is a former freestyle swimmer from Canada, who competed for her native country at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California. There the resident of Surrey, British Columbia won the bronze medal in the 4x100m Medley Relay, alongside Anne Ottenbrite, Reema Abdo, and Michelle MacPherson.
Pamela Reed Pamela Reed (born April 2, 1949, in Tacoma, Washington) is an American actress. Among other things, she is known for playing Ruth Powers in various episodes of TV's The Simpsons and Arnold Schwarzenegger's gluttonous partner in the 1990 movie Kindergarten Cop.
Pamela Rogers Turner Pamela Joan Rogers (Turner) (born July 1, 1977), a former elementary school physical education teacher and coach in McMinnville, Tennessee, gained notoriety for her sexual relationship with a 13-year-old boy, one of her students in Centertown Elementary School. During the three-month relationship, Rogers and the teen performed both vaginal sex and oral sex more than a dozen times, in the school, in her house, and in the teen's home.
Pamela Rosen Lampitt Pamela Rosen Lampitt (born December 19 1960, Natick, Massachusetts) is an American Democratic Party politician, who serves in the New Jersey General Assembly, where she represents the 6th legislative district, having taken office on January 10 2006.
Pamela Samuelson Pamela Samuelson is the Richard M. Sherman '74 Distinguished Professor of Law and Information Management at the University of California, Berkeley with a joint appointment in the UC Berkeley School of Information and Boalt Hall, the School of Law.
Pamela Sharples, Baroness Sharples Pamela Sharples, Baroness Sharples (born 11 February 1923) is a British Conservative Party politician. She was made a life peer after the assassination of her husband, Sir Richard Sharples, Governor of Bermuda.
Pamela Smart Pamela Ann Smart (nĂ©e Wojas) (born August 16, 1967), is serving a life sentence for first-degree murder, conspiracy to commit murder and witness tampering in New Hampshire. Smart was convicted for conspiring with her 16-year-old lover and his three friends to kill her 24-year-old husband, Gregory Smart, in Derry, New Hampshire.
Pamela Stephenson Pamela Stephenson (also known as Pamela Stephenson Connolly), (born December 4, 1949 in Takapuna, Auckland) is a New Zealand-Australian actress, psychologist, and former comedian, now resident in Beverly Hills, California.
Pamela Sue Anderson Pamela Sue Anderson is Official Fellow, Tutor in Philosophy and Christian Ethics, Dean, and Women's Advisor of Regent's Park College in the University of Oxford. Her former students include the late feminst philosopher Hanneke Canters.
Pamela Sue Martin Pamela Sue Martin (born January 5, 1953 in Westport, Connecticut), is an American actress, best known for playing Nancy Drew on The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries TV series and Fallon Carrington on the night time soap opera Dynasty.
Pamela Tiffin Pamela Tiffin (born October 13 1942 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma) is an American film actress. She had several starring roles in American films in the early 1960's, including One, Two, Three, State Fair and Come Fly with Me.
Pamela Westmore Pamela Westmore is a Hollywood make-up artist and part of the third generation of the Westmore family. The granddaughter of Wally Westmore, she has worked on over 50 productions since 1982, including as acting as Sandra Bullock's chief makeup artist.
Pamela Williams Pamela Williams is a smooth jazz saxophonist with deep roots in R&B and soul music. She is one of a few female saxophonists in the genre (Candy Dulfer, Mindi Abair, Amy Lee, and Chika Asamoto are among the others).
Pamela Winslow Pamela Winslow is an actress who appeared in film and television roles in the early 1990s. She appeared in three episodes of Star Trek: The Next Generation as Ensign McKnight (Clues, In Theory, Face of the Enemy).
Pamelia Kurstin Pamelia Kurstin (born Pamelia Stickney May 28, 1976 in Southern California) is a world-renowned thereminist who has played and recorded with such prestigious artists as David Byrne and BĂ©la Fleck and the Flecktones and has performed on the television show Saturday Night Live. Her musical training on the upright bass has led to her unique "walking bass" theremin technique.
Pamella Bordes Pamella Bordes, born Pamella Singh Choudhary (born 1961 in Rajasthan, India) is a photographer and former Miss India who briefly hit the headlines in the United Kingdom in 1988 and 1989 as the mistress and escort of several notable individuals, including billionaire arms dealer Adnan Khashoggi]. She had been known in society columns as a social companion of then [[The Sunday Times (UK)|Sunday Times editor Andrew Neil and of junior minister Colin Moynihan; it was then discovered she had a House of Commons security pass arranged by MPs David Shaw and Henry Bellingham.
Pamelyn Ferdin Pamelyn Ferdin (born February 4, 1959) is an American animal rights activist and former child actress. She is best remembered for her roles as Felix Unger's daughter, Edna, on the TV sitcom The Odd Couple, as well as in fantasy and science fiction movies and television series.
Pamheiba Meidingu Pamheiba (1690-1751) was an emperor in Manipur in the early 18th century. He was one of the first Vaisnavites in Manipur being a devotee of Lord Ram and he made Hinduism the official religion of Manipur in 1717.
Pami Usermaatre Setepenre Pami was an Egyptian Pharaoh who ruled Egypt for 7 years. He was a member of the Twenty-second dynasty of Egypt of Meshwesh Libyans who had been living in the country since the Twentieth dynasty of Egypt when their ancestors infiltrated into the Egyptian Delta from Libya.
Pamid Pamid is old red wine variety, which has been cultivated in Bulgaria since the times of the ancient Thracians. In the past, it was the most widely spread Bulgarian variety, but today its plantations are highly limited.
Pamida Pamida is a chain of department stores in the United States of America operating as a division of ShopKo Stores, Inc. Pamida stores are generally located in small communities, ranging from 3,000 to 8,000 in population.
Pamidronic acid Pamidronic acid (INN) or pamidronate disodium (USAN), marketed as pamidronate disodium pentahydrate under the brand name ArediaÂ®, is a bisphosphonate used to prevent bone loss, and treat osteoporosis. It is also used to strengthen bone in Paget's disease, to prevent bone loss due to steroid use, and in certain cancers with high propensity to bone, such as multiple myeloma.
Pamir Highway The Pamir Highway (Russian "Pamirsky Trakt") is a road traversing the Pamir Mountains in Central Asia. Sources disagree on the termini of the highway, with Mazari Sharif, Afghanistan; Dushanbe, Tajikistan; and Khorog, Tajikistan all being offered as the beginning of the highway; however all sources agree that the Pamir Highway ends in Osh, Kyrgyzstan.
Pamir languages The Pamir languages are a subgroup of the Iranian languages, spoken in the Pamir Mountains, primarily along the Panj River and its tributaries in the southern Gorno-Badakhshan region of Tajikistan around the administrative center Khorog (), and the neighboring Badakhshan province and is in Pamir Area Afghanistan.
Pamlico Ravine The Pamlico Ravine is referred to geographically by some of its natives as the region loosely surrounding the Tar River and Pamlico River territories in and around Beaufort County, in eastern North Carolina, a state on the eastern edge of the United States. The term "ravine" is a misnomer, as the area lies in the state's coastal plain, consisting largely of flat wooded areas interlaced with various navigable and non-navigable waterways stemming from the rivers mentioned above.
Pampa The Pampas (from Quechua, meaning "plain") are the fertile South American lowlands that include the Argentine provinces of Buenos Aires, La Pampa, Santa Fe, and CĂłrdoba, most of Uruguay, and the southernmost end of Brazil, Rio Grande do Sul, covering more than 750,000 kmÂ˛ (290,000 square miles). These vast plains are only interrupted by the low Ventania mountain range near BahĂa Blanca (Argentina), with 1,300 m height.
Pampagrande Pampagrande (Lat 18:05:50S Long 64:06:58W) lies about 200 kilometers to the West of Santa Cruz de la Sierra in the foothills of the Andes at an altitude of 2000 meters. This tiny community on a river of the same name suffers from financial hardship.
Pampachiri Pampachiri is a small village and associated rural district in the Province of Andahuylas, Department of ApurĂmac in Southern Peru. The population of the rural district is approximately 2400 with about 1000 concentrated in the village in its northern lowland area.
Pampan Pampan is a village located in the Ancash Region of Peru. It is nestled in a valley approximately one hour's walk from the village of Chiquian and a three to four hour bus ride from Huaraz, the capital of Ancash Region.
Pampanga River Pampanga River is the second largest river in the island of Luzon in the Philippines, next to the Cagayan River. It is located in the Central Luzon region and traverses the provinces of Pampanga, Nueva Ecija, Bulacan, Tarlac and Quezon.
Pampas Republic The Federal Republic of Pampas, Pampas Republic (RepĂşblica Federal dos Pampas in Portuguese) is the name of independent state, proposed by separatist movement for the establishment of a new nation in southern Brazil (the states of Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina and ParanĂˇ). The movement has risen out of economical, political and cultural factors.
Pampeloponisiako Stadium Pampeloponnisiako Stadium is a football stadium located in Patras, Greece. The stadium was opened on August 8, 2004, just in time to host football (soccer) matches for the 2004 Summer Olympics, which are centered in Athens, Greece.
Pamphili The Pamphili (often with the final long i orthography, Pamphilj) are one of the Papal families deeply entrenched in Roman politics of the 16th and 17th centuries. The Pamphilj originated in Gubbio and went to Rome under the pontificate of Innocent VIII (1484 â€“ 1492).
Pamphiliidae The Pamphiliidae (sometimes incorrectly spelled Pamphilidae) are a small family within the Symphyta, containing some 200 species from the temperate regions of North America and Eurasia. The larvae feed on plants (often conifers), using silk to either build webs or tents, or to roll leaves into tubes, in which they feed, thus earning them the common names leaf-rolling sawflies or web-spinning sawflies.
Pamphilus of Caesarea Pamphilus, presbyter of Caesarea (late 3rd century â€“ martyred February 309), chief among Biblical scholars of his generation, was the friend and teacher of Eusebius, who recorded details of his career in a three-book Vita that has been lost.
Pamphlet A pamphlet is an unbound booklet (that is, without a hard cover or binding). It may consist of a single sheet of paper that is printed on both sides and folded in half, in thirds, or in fourths (called a leaflet), or it may consist of a few pages that are folded in half and stapled at the crease to make a simple book.
Pamphylia Pamphylia, in ancient geography, was the region in the south of Asia Minor, between Lycia and Cilicia, extending from the Mediterranean to Mount Taurus (modern day Antalya province, Turkey). It was bounded on the north by Pisidia and was therefore a country of small extent, having a coast-line of only about 75 miles with a breadth of about 30 miles.
Pamphylia Tanailidi Pamphylia Tanailidi, often spelled as Panfilia Tanailidi (Azeri: Panfiliya Tanailidi; Greek: Î Î±ÎĽĎ†Ď…Î»ÎŻÎ± Î¤Î±Î˝Î±ĎŠÎ»ÎŻÎ´Î·) (1891, Bashkandâ€”15 October 1937, Baku) was an Azerbaijani actress of Pontic Greek origin.
Pamporovo Pamporovo (Bulgarian: ĐźĐ°ĐĽĐżĐľŃ€ĐľĐ˛Đľ) is a popular mountain resort in southern Bulgaria, one of the best-known in Southeastern Europe. It is set amongst magnificent pine forests and is primarily visited during the winter for skiing and snowboarding, but is also a popular tourist place in summer.
Pamukkale Pamukkale, meaning "cotton castle" in Turkish, is a natural site and attraction in south-western Turkey in the Denizli Province. The ancient city of Hierapolis was built on top of the white "castle" which is in total about 2700 meters long and 160m high.
Pamunkey Regional Library Pamunkey Regional Library serves the counties of Goochland, Hanover, King and Queen, and King William, and the towns of Ashland and West Point in central Virginia. The service area is approximately 1,349 square miles with a population of about 128,000, of which approximately 68,000 are registered patrons of the Library.
Pan (newsreader) Pan is a news client for the GNOME desktop, developed by Charles Kerr and others. It supports offline reading, multiple servers, multiple connections, fast (indexed) article header filtering and mass saving of multi-part attachments encoded in uuencode, yEnc and base64; images in common formats can be viewed inline.
Pan and scan Pan and scan is a method of adjusting widescreen film images so that they can be shown within the proportions of an ordinary television screen, often cropping off the sides of the original widescreen image to focus on the composition's most important aspects. Most film enthusiasts consider the practice destructive to the director's original vision and intentions, because it can remove up to 45% (on 2.
Pan African Youth Movemnt Currently the Pan African Youth Union, based in Algiers, it changed its name and structure at its last congress in 2003 in Namibia. Formed in 1962 in Conakry , Guinea to rally african youth behind the cause of the afican liberaton.
Pan Africanist Congress The Pan Africanist Congress (PAC) (later the Pan Africanist Congress of Azania), was a South African liberation movement, that is now a minor political party. It was founded in 1959 after a number of members broke away from the African National Congress (ANC) because they objected to the ANC's non-racial policies and wished to take a bolder approach based more on mass action.
Pan Am Flight 110 On December 17, 1973, Pan Am Flight 110 was scheduled to fly from Leonardo Da Vinci International Airport in Rome to Beirut International Airport in Lebanon. At the controls of the 707-321C (registration number ) "Clipper Celestial" were Captain Andy Erbeck, First Officer Bob Davison, First Officer John Parrott, and FEO Kenneth Pfrang.
Pan Am Flight 151 Pan Am Flight 151, a Lockheed L-049 Constellation (registration ) named the "Clipper Great Republic" en route from Accra, Ghana, to Monrovia, Liberia, crashed on approach into a hill at an elevation of 1050 feet near Sanoye, Liberia, 54 miles from Roberts Field on June 22, 1951. There were no survivors amongst the 31 passengers and nine crew members.
Pan Am Flight 73 Pan Am Flight 73 was hijacked on September 5, 1986, by four armed men of the Abu Nidal organization. The Boeing 747 with 379 on board was preparing to depart Karachi International Airport in Pakistan for John F.
Pan Am Flight 845 Pan Am Flight 845 was a passenger service between Los Angeles International Airport and Tokyo, with an intermediate stop at San Francisco. On July 30 1971 the Boeing 747 flying this route (registration: N747PA, name: Clipper America), struck the Approach Light Structure (ALS) navigational aids at the end of San Francisco International Airport's runway 01R on takeoff for Tokyo.
Pan Am Railways Pan Am Railways (PAR), known as Guilford Rail System (GRS) before March 2006, is a Class 2 railroad covering northern New England from Calais, Maine to Albany, New York. The primary subsidiaries of PAR are the Maine Central Railroad (MEC), the Boston and Maine Railroad (BM), and Springfield Terminal Railway (ST).
Pan Am Systems Pan Am Systems (formerly Guilford Transportation Industries [GTI]) is a privately held transportation holding company that controls Pan Am Railways (formerly Guilford Rail System), a regional freight railroad network that covers most of northern New England; the resurrected Pan American Airways; and Boston-Maine Airways, a charter and scheduled airline operating between the northeastern United States and Florida and the Caribbean. The rebranding of Guilford Transportation Industries to Pan Am Systems took place in March 2006.
Pan American Airways (1996-1998) Pan American Airways was founded in 1996 after an investment group including Charles Cobb, the former Ambassador to Iceland, purchased the rights to the venerable Pan American brand after the original carrier declared bankruptcy. In September 1996, Pan Am II was started with an Airbus A300 named the Clipper Fair Wind.
Pan American Airways (1998-2004) Pan American Airways, a 1998 incarnation of an older airline, was a United States airline that operated scheduled services in the eastern USA, as well as charters for tour operators and services to the Dominican Republic.Flight International 12â€“18 April 2005
Pan American Center Pan American Center is a multi-purpose arena in Las Cruces, New Mexico, located on the campus of New Mexico State University. The arena opened in 1968 and is currently undergoing a major renovation scheduled for completion prior to the 2006-07 basketball season.
Pan American Health Organization The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is an international public health agency with 100 years of experience in working to improve health and living standards of the countries of the Americas. It serves as the specialized organization for health of the Inter-American System.
Pan American World Airways Pan American World Airways, commonly known as Pan Am, was the principal international airline of the United States from the 1930s until its collapse in 1991. Originally founded as a seaplane service out of Key West, Florida, the airline became a major company credited with many innovations that shaped the international airline industry, including the widespread use of jet aircraft, jumbo jets, and computerized reservation systems.
Pan Arab Consulting Engineers Pan Arab Consulting Engineers (PACE) is a Kuwaiti construction company founded in 1968 focusing on planning, design and construction supervision. PACE has been involved in over 850 construction projects in Kuwait and internationally, including the Bayan Palace, Salhiya Complex, an extension of Kuwait University and the 6th ring motorway.
Pan Borneo Highway Pan Borneo Highway (Lebuhraya Pan Borneo), also known as Trans Borneo Highway, (Lebuhraya Trans Borneo) is a network of federal roads connecting Sarawak, Brunei and Sabah. The Pan Borneo Highway project a joint project between the governments of Brunei and Malaysia.
Pan European Game Information Pan European Game Information, or more commonly PEGI, nicknamed Piggy, is a European system for rating the content of computer and video games, and other entertainment software. It was developed by the Interactive Software Federation of Europe (ISFE) and came into use in April 2003.