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Albemarle,

city (1990 pop. 14,939), seat of Stanly co., central N.C., in the Piedmont region; inc. 1857. A marketing center in an agricultural area of cotton, grain, poultry, soybeans, and livestock, Albemarle also produces apparel, mobile homes, electrical equipment, textiles, building materials, and auto components. Pfeiffer College is in nearby Misenheimer.

Albemarle,

island, Ecuador: see Galápagos IslandsGalápagos Islands
[Span.,=tortoises], archipelago and province (1990 pop. 9,785), 3,029 sq mi (7,845 sq km), Ecuador, in the Pacific Ocean c.650 mi (1,045 km) W of South America on the equator. There are 13 large islands and many smaller ones; Isabela (Albemarle; c.
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I've heard that the Isle of Albemarle, one of the Gallipagos, is cut by the Equator right in the middle.
Two months after, they learned from Bowen, commander of the Albemarle, that the debris of shipwrecked vessels had been seen on the coasts of New Georgia.
Lord Albemarle, an elderly paralytic gentleman, was now the only advocate of Phileas Fogg left.
Phips might never have been able to renew the search if the Duke of Albemarle and some other noblemen had not lent their assistance.
He arrived there in 1687, and was received with great joy by the Duke of Albemarle and other English lords who had fitted out the vessel.
We doubled the south-west extremity of Albemarle Island, and the next day were nearly becalmed between it and Narborough Island.
The whole of this northern part of Albemarle Island is miserably sterile.
The usual length of a full-grown one is about a yard, but there are some even four feet long; a large one weighed twenty pounds: on the island of Albemarle they seem to grow to a greater size than elsewhere.
6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) announced today that President and CEO Luke Kissam will present at the 4[sup.
Albemarle, a speciality chemicals firm, received all required approvals to proceed with its planned acquisition of rival Rockwood Holdings for $6.
Kissam joined Albemarle in September 2003 as Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary and served as Senior Vice President, Manufacturing and Law, and Corporate Secretary from January 2008 until his promotion to President in March 2010.
Albemarle Corporation, headquartered in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, is a leading global developer, manufacturer and marketer of highly engineered and innovative specialty chemicals for consumer electronics; petroleum and petrochemical processing; transportation and industrial products; pharmaceuticals; agricultural products; and construction and packaging materials.