Monday, June 18, 2007

  • VICTORIA, city in Canada, a port on Quiet ok., an administrative centre prov. British Columbia. 71,2 thousand inhabitants (1991). A woodworking, shipbuilding. University.
  • VICTORIA, Victoria - Njanza (Victoria, Victoria Nyanza), Ukreve, lake in Vost. To Africa, in terrain of Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda. 1134 m. 2 on value fresh lake of the world are located in tectonic a sag of the East - African ramp, at the altitude. 68 thousand êì2, length of 320 kms, an extreme breadth of 275 kms, depth of 80 m. Is a part vdhr. Victoria. Flock of islands. Runs abounding in water r. Kagera, escapes r. Victoria - Nil. Fishery. Navigation. Main ports: Entebbe (Uganda), Mwanza, Bukoba (Tanzania), Kisumu (Kenya), bliz boreal shore - Kampala, capital of Uganda. On about. Rubondo (Tanzania) - national park
  • VICTORIA (Victoria), an island in the south of Canadian Arctic arh. 213,8 thousand êì2. An altitude up to 914 m. Tundra vegetation. It is a lot of lakes. An occupied point - Cambridge - Bej.
  • VICTORIA, stem of perennial water plants of a set of a water - lily family. Circular swimming leaves with declinate edges{boundarice} a dia up to 2 m, maintain freight up to 50 kg, flowers a dia 25-35 see 2 kinds{views}, in JUzh. To America; both are cultivated in botanical gardens.
  • VICTORIA, capital of the state Seychelles. 24 thousand inhabitants (1987). A port on Indian ok. A supply base fuel of courts on ways Africa - India. An international airport. Tobacco, fish treatment, furniture and other enterprises. Tourism.
  • VICTORIA - NIL (Victoria Nile), the title of a plot r. White Nile in Uganda, from an exit point from an eskar. Victoria up to a lockin in an eskar. Mobutu-Sese-Seko (Albert). Length ok. 420 kms, the area of basin of 262 thousand êì2. Porozhista; cataracts - Ouen, Kabarega (Murchison). Average discharge of water ok. 700 from a river plant for Owen falls. It is navigable on stray patches.
  • VIKTOROV Alexey Egorovich (1827-83), Russian arheograf, the bibliographer, corresponding member Petersburg AN (1879). Has based the Department of manuscripts and slavonic staropechatnyh books Rumjantsevskogo of a museum (nowadays in structure of the Russian state library). Has proved the Moscow origin t. n. The desperate issuings typed up to I.Fedorova.
  • VIKTOROV George Aleksandrovich (1925-74), the Russian biologist, corresponding member AN the USSR (1972). The main{basic} transactionses on dynamics{changes} of number of populations of hexapods and a taxonomist of hexapods - entomophages.
  • VIKULOV Vladimir Ivanovich (r. 1946), the Russian sportsman (ice hockey), the deserved master of sport (1967). The champion of Olympic Games (1968, 1972), the repeated world champion, Europe and the USSR (in 1966-79).
  • VIKULOV Sergey Vasiljevich (r. 1922), the Russian poet. Collections of lyrical verses, including " the European birdcherry the window " (1966), " still Had afield track " (1979), "Shoots" (1982), poems "Willow - mountain" (1970), " the Duma about Rhodinum " (1977). The managing editor of the log-book " our contemporary " (1968-89).
  • VIKUNJA (vigon), a cloven-hoofed animal of a stem of llamas. Length ok. 1,5 m. Dwelt{lived} in high mountains of Andes; as a result of predatory liquidation (a valuable wool) the area was hardly reduced. In the Red Data Book of the International union of nature protection and natural resources. Activities on a domestication are carried out{conducted}. Vikunja, crossed to a guanaco, (alpaca) tames.
  • TWISTED Syrian (mind{wit}. ok. 250), the Christian martyr damaged in persecution of emperor Detsija, the son of martyrs Terentija and Neonilly Syrian. Memory{remembrance} in the Orthodox church on October, 28 (on November, 10).
  • (Port Vila), capital of the state Vanuatu, on TWISTED (Vila) about. Efate (It is new. Hebrides), a port on Quiet ok. 19,4 thousand inhabitants (1989). The international financial centre.
  • VILAJET, see. Il.
  • VILAJJA, an administrative and territorial unit in Algeria (with 1976).
  • TWIST - LOBOS (Villa-Lobos) Ejtor (1887-1959), the Brazilian composer, the specialist in folklore, the conductor. The chapter national kompozitorskoj schools. The initiator of building of the Brazilian academy of music (1945, its{her} president). Has developed system of the musical education of children. Operas, ballets, 12 concordances; 14 "SHoros" (1920-29), " Brazilian bahiany " (1944) for tool{instrument} bands, etc.
  • VILAND (Wieland) Genrih (1877-1957), german chemists - organics and the biochemist, foreign corresponding member AN the USSR (1929). The main{basic} activities on chemistry of hormones, steroids, alkaloids, bilious acids and so forth. Has put forward the theory of dehydrogenation explaining the mechanism of oxidizing reactions, including processes of a biological oxidation. The Nobel Prize (1927).
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