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Olympic Summer Games (video Game)
Olympic
Olympic
or Olympics may refer toContents1 In sports1.1 Events 1.2 Clubs and teams 1.3 Other2 In transportation 3 Military 4 Geography places 5 Arts and entertainment 6 Other uses 7 See alsoIn sports[edit] Events[edit] Olympic
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Olympic Games
The modern Olympic Games
Olympic Games
or Olympics (French: Jeux olympiques[1][2]) are leading international sporting events featuring summer and winter sports competitions in which thousands of athletes from around the world participate in a variety of competitions. The Olympic Games
Olympic Games
are considered the world's foremost sports competition with more than 200 nations participating.[3] The Olympic Games
Olympic Games
are held every four years, with the Summer and Winter Games alternating by occurring every four years but two years apart. Their creation was inspired by the ancient Olympic Games, which were held in Olympia, Greece, from the 8th century BC to the 4th century AD. Baron Pierre de Coubertin
Pierre de Coubertin
founded the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in 1894, leading to the first modern Games in Athens in 1896
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Olympic Mountains
The Olympic Mountains
Olympic Mountains
are a mountain range on the Olympic Peninsula
Olympic Peninsula
of western Washington in the United States. The mountains, part of the Pacific Coast Ranges, are not especially high – Mount Olympus is the highest at 7,962 ft (2,427 m); however, the eastern slopes rise out of Puget Sound
Puget Sound
from sea level and the western slopes are separated from the Pacific Ocean
Pacific Ocean
by the low-lying 20 to 35 km (12 to 22 mi) wide Pacific Ocean
Pacific Ocean
coastal plain. The western slopes are the wettest place in the 48 contiguous states. Most of the mountains are protected within the bounds of the Olympic National Park. The mountains are spread out across four counties: Clallam, Grays Harbor, Jefferson and Mason
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RMS Oceanic (1899)
RMS Oceanic was a transatlantic ocean liner built for the White Star Line. She sailed on her maiden voyage on 6 September 1899 and was the largest ship in the world until 1901.[1] At the outbreak of World War I she was converted to an armed merchant cruiser. On 8 August 1914 she was commissioned into Royal Navy
Royal Navy
service. On 25 August 1914, the newly designated HMS Oceanic departed Southampton
Southampton
to patrol the waters from the North Scottish mainland to the Faroes
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RMS Empress Of Britain (1955)
RMS Empress of Britain was a transatlantic ocean liner built by Fairfield Shipbuilding
Fairfield Shipbuilding
at Govan
Govan
on the Clyde in Scotland in 1955-1956[1] for Canadian Pacific Steamships
Canadian Pacific Steamships
(CP)
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Olympic-class Ferry
The Olympic Class ferries are the newest vessels to the Washington State Ferries (WSF) fleet. The ferries are intended to allow the agency to retire the aging Evergreen State-class ferries currently in service. The ferry design is based on the Issaquah-class ferries which have proven to be the most reliable and versatile in the fleet. The Olympic Class ferries are designed to serve all routes and terminals in the WSF system.[2] All vessels are being built in Washington as required by state law.[3]Contents1 Ferries 2 History 3 References 4 External linksFerries[edit] Ferries in this class include:MV Tokitae MV Samish MV Chimacum MV Suquamish (under construction)History[edit] In the early 2000s, WSF began planning a replacement for their aging Steel Electric-class ferries, which were built in 1927 and were WSF's oldest ferries
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Olympic Station
Olympic (Chinese: 奧運) is a station on the Tung Chung line
Tung Chung line
of Hong Kong's MTR. The livery is dodger blue. The station was originally named Tai Kok Tsui in proposals outlined by the government in the Airport Core Programme
Airport Core Programme
during the 1990s. In 1996, however, when Lee Lai-shan
Lee Lai-shan
won the first ever Olympic gold medal of Hong Kong
Hong Kong
in windsurfing at the Atlanta
Atlanta
1996 Summer Olympics
1996 Summer Olympics
and two Hong Kong
Hong Kong
sportsmen, Cheung Yiu-cheung and Chiu Chung-lun, also won Gold medals in the Paralympic Games
Paralympic Games
of the same year, the (then-under construction) station was renamed Olympic on 16 December 1996, paying tribute to those achievements of Hong Kong
Hong Kong
athletes
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Olympic Highway
The Olympic Highway
Highway
is a rural road in the central western and south-eastern Riverina
Riverina
regions of New South Wales, Australia. The 318-kilometre (198 mi) highway services rural communities and links the Hume Highway
Highway
with the Mid-Western Highway
Highway
and provides part of an alternate road link between Sydney
Sydney
and Albury via Bathurst and Cowra as well as servicing Wagga Wagga, linking with the Sturt Highway.[1] Initially a series of trunk routes, the road was named the Olympic Way on 5 July 1963, in honour of part of the path that the Olympic Torch took on its journey from Cowra to Albury for the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games
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Olympic Boulevard (Melbourne)
Swan Street is a major street running through the Melbourne
Melbourne
suburbs of Richmond, Cremorne and Burnley. The section of the street between Punt Road
Road
and Alexandra Avenue is now known as Olympic Boulevard. Swan Street passes the Melbourne
Melbourne
Park and Olympic Park precinct before becoming a restaurant and cafe precinct around Richmond station, including the historic Corner Hotel, followed by a retail section between Richmond and Cremorne including the Dimmey's department store, before becoming a factory seconds area towards Burnley
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Olympic Boulevard (Los Angeles)
Olympic Boulevard (formerly 10th Street) is a major arterial road in Los Angeles, California. It stretches from Ocean Avenue on the western end of Santa Monica to East Los Angeles—farther than Wilshire Boulevard and most other streets. Its path runs parallel to and north of Pico Boulevard
Pico Boulevard
from Santa Monica to Downtown Los Angeles, and parallel to and south of Santa Monica Boulevard on its western end and Wilshire Boulevard
Wilshire Boulevard
past Beverly Hills. Like other major Los Angeles streets, Olympic is at least four lanes in width. Unlike other east-west arterial roads such as Wilshire Boulevard, Santa Monica Boulevard, and Sunset Boulevard, it does not cross major attractions and sites and therefore contains far less traffic
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USS Olympic (SP-260)
Olympic
Olympic
or Olympics may refer toContents1 In sports1.1 Events 1.2 Clubs and teams 1.3 Other2 In transportation 3 Military 4 Geography places 5 Arts and entertainment 6 Other uses 7 See alsoIn sports[edit] Events[edit] Olympic
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Operation Downfall
A map outlining the Japanese and U.S. (but not other Allied) ground forces scheduled to take part in the battle for Japan. Two landings were planned:Olympic—the invasion of the southern island, Kyūshū, Coronet—the invasion of the main island, Honshu.Date 1 November 1945–1947 (projected)[3]Location Mainland JapanResult Cancelled after the unconditional Japanese surrender on August 15, 1945BelligerentsAllies (United Nations): United States British Commonwealth United Kingdom  Australia  Canada New Zealand France[1][2] Imperial JapanCommanders and leaders Harry S. Truman Douglas MacArthur Chester W. Nimitz Curtis LeMay Carl Spaatz Walter Krueger Joseph Stilwell Robert Eichelberger Courtney Hodges William F
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Olympic Peninsula
The Olympic Peninsula
Olympic Peninsula
is the large arm of land in western Washington that lies across Puget Sound
Puget Sound
from Seattle, and contains Olympic National Park. It is bounded on the west by the Pacific Ocean, the north by the Strait of Juan de Fuca, and the east by Hood Canal. Cape Alava, the westernmost point in the contiguous United States, and Cape Flattery, the northwesternmost point, are on the peninsula. Comprising about 3600 square miles, the Olympic Peninsula
Olympic Peninsula
contained many of the last unexplored places in the Contiguous United States
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Olympic National Park
Olympic National Park
Olympic National Park
is located in the state of Washington, on the Olympic Peninsula.[3] The park has four basic regions: the Pacific coastline, alpine areas, the west side temperate rainforest and the forests of the drier east side.[4] Within the park there are three distinct ecosystems which are sub-alpine forest and wildflower meadow, temperate forest, and the rugged Pacific Shore. These three different ecosystems are in pristine condition and have outstanding scenery.[5] U.S. President
U.S. President
Theodore Roosevelt
Theodore Roosevelt
originally created Mount Olympus National Monument on 2 March 1909.[6][7] It was designated a national park by President Franklin Roosevelt
Franklin Roosevelt
on June 29, 1938
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Olympic-class Ocean Liner
Ocean liner Titanic's dimensions used as all three vessels' dimensions were slightly differentTonnage: 45,000 - 48,000 grossDisplacement: app. 52,310 tonsLength: 882 ft 9 in (269.06 m)[1]Beam: 92 ft 6 in (28.19 m)[1]Height: 175 ft (53 m) from keel to top of funnelsDraught: 34 ft 7 in (10.54 m)[1]Depth: app. 64 ft 9 in (20 m) from keel to side of C-deckDecks: 9 (all three liners); 7 for passengersInstalled power: 24 double-ended and 5 single-ended 15 bar Scotch marine boilers, tested to 30 bar. Two 4-cylinder reciprocating engines for the two outboard wing propellers. One low-pressure turbine for center propeller. Together 50,000 HP nominal, 59,000 max.[2][3][4]Propulsion: consisting of Two bronze 3-blade wing propellers
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Olympic (constituency)
Olympic (Chinese: 奧運) is one of the 17 constituencies of the Yau Tsim Mong District Council in Hong Kong. The seat elects one member of the council every four years. It was first created in 2011[update] and is now held by the Democratic Party's James To
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