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Mintaka

(min-tah -kă) See Orion.
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Sost has been a historical centre of trade activities because of its close proximity to Kilik Mintaka Pass, Misgar and Chuparsan valley.
A fantastic and unforgettable spectacle is the passage of the highway along the Batura Glacier, rated as the world's seventh largest glacier, The Khunjerab Pass which the highway crosses, and the nearby Mintaka Pass, lie astride the fabulous ancient Silk Route that extended from Europe to Asia and over which history's most famous tourists once traveled.
The three stars are called Alnitak, Alnilam and Mintaka, names derived from the Arabic words for "the line", years time - it's something of a "live fast, die young" life for this trio.
When appearing before the disciplinary panel, he refused to answer questions about the clinical justification for Whisky Magic, Mintaka Pass and Montoya's Son testing positive for Laurabolin - which is not licensed for the treatment of horses in Britain - on the grounds of self-incrimination.
The theory states that the three Giza pyramids have been built to align with the three bright stars of Orion's belt: Alnitak, Alnilam, and Mintaka.
They are Mintaka, Alnilam, and Alnitak, and they point down to Sirius, the brightest star up there and part of the constellation Canis Major.
Made up of seven stars - Betelgeuse, Rigel, Bellatrix, Mintaka, Alnilam, Alnitak and Saiph - Orion, often referred to as The Hunter in reference to Greek mythology, is the most visible star cluster in the night sky.
Mr Johnson also denies the charge of giving the steroid laurabolin to three horses, Whisky Magic, Mintaka Pass and Montoya's Son.
The nebula lies in the 'sword, scabard or knife' of Orion, which hangs from his belt that is depicted by the three stars, Mintaka (mag 2.
9m) to the Mintaka Foundation for Medical Research in Geneva, Switzerland, a not-for-profit foundation, to advance a low-cost anti-HIV microbicide into clinical trials.
Orion looms above you in the east a few hours after dark; the three bright jewels of his belt are, from left to right, Alnitak, Alnidam, and Mintaka.
John Barney, The Norfolk Railway: Railway Mania in East Anglia, 1834-1862, Mintaka Books, Norwich (2007), 253 pp.