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Port Arthur:

see Thunder BayThunder Bay,
city (1991 pop. 113,946), SW Ont., Canada, on Thunder Bay inlet of Lake Superior. The city was created in 1970 by the amalgamation of the twin cities of Fort William and Port Arthur and two adjoining townships.
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, Ont., Canada.

Port Arthur:

see LüshunLüshun
, formerly Port Arthur,
Jap. Ryojun, former city, SW Liaoning prov., China, at the tip of the Liaodong peninsula. It was formerly combined with Dailian (Dairen) into the joint municipality of Lüda; it now is an adminstrative unit of Dalian.
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, China.

Port Arthur,

city (1990 pop. 58,724), Jefferson co., SE Tex., on Sabine Lake; inc. 1898. A deepwater port of entry on the Sabine-Neches Canal, it is an extensive oil port, with many large refineries, chemical plants, and oil rigs and ships. There is natural-gas processing, printing and publishing, and the manufacture of building materials and metal products. Agricultural products include rice, soybeans, and cattle. The Sabine region had already been visited and settled, and livestock and rice had been raised, before Arthur E. Stilwell decided (1894) to found a railroad terminus there. American financier and promoter John Warne GatesGates, John Warne,
1855–1911, American financier and promoter, known as Bet-a-Million Gates, b. near Chicago. He discovered a market for wire fencing on the Western plains, began the manufacture of fencing in St.
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 (Bet-a-Million Gates) also contributed to the early growth of the city. A ship channel was completed in 1899. Port Arthur boomed after the discovery (1901) of oil at Spindletop. The city holds an annual event recognizing the oil industry.

Port Arthur

 

a city in the southern USA, in Texas. Port on Sabine Lake, linked by canal with the Gulf of Mexico. Population, 57,000 (1970; 316,000 with the neighboring city of Beaumont and suburbs). Port Arthur is the center of an important oil and sulfur region. It has oil-refining, chemical, shipbuilding, and food-processing industries, as well as enterprises that manufacture equipment for the oil industry. Oil is exported.


Port Arthur

 

a section of the city of Thunder Bay in Canada, which was formed in 1970 when the cities of Fort William and Port Arthur merged.

Port Arthur

1. a former penal settlement (1833--70) in Australia, on the S coast of the Tasman Peninsula, Tasmania
2. the former name of Lüshun
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In this respect, the social surveys commissioned by the Department of Temperance and Moral Reform of the Methodist Church and the Board of Social Service and Evangelism of the Presbyterian Church on Fort William and Port Arthur in 1912-1913 were no different in the racial and ethnic stereotype and condescension which leaped from its pages.
CNN quoted Motiva as saying, it has started closing its Port Arthur refinery in response to increasing local flood conditions and the plant won't open until flood waters recede.
Jefferson County Sheriff's Deputy Marcus McLellan said he was not sure where the 100 or so evacuees at the civic centre in Port Arthur would be sent.
Although branches are closed in Beaumont and Port Arthur, some credit unions indicated on their websites and Facebook postings that their online and mobile banking channels were operating, and they reminded members they can still access credit union network ATMs and shared-branching locations in other areas.
The section flowing between West Port Arthur Tank Farm and the GT Logistics Main Tank Farm will be 2.
Port Arthur was not only sheltered from all winds but ice free throughout the year.
The Authority was also recognised for its latest tourism offering, the Port Arthur Paranormal Investigation, which took out the best new tourism development award.
Such a plan not only provides a more nearly proper amount of time for enriching the child's school life but also makes possible a flexibility of program which is difficult to realize in the eleven year system; therefore, it is recommended that the twelve-year system be adopted in Port Arthur (Strayer 1926, 239).
The State Marine of Port Arthur Superfund site is a former barge-cleaning operation and municipal landfill which occupied a 17-acre industrial tract of land located approximately 4.
International Resource News-January 6, 2011--Motiva Enterprises LLC closes vacuum pipestill 4 at Port Arthur refinery(C)1994-2011 ENPublishing - http://www.
The Port Arthur News and The Orange Leader, two Texas dailies owned by Community Newspaper Holdings Inc.
today announced that it plans to invest $240 million to build energy infrastructure in Texas, providing the partnership a direct pipeline connection to the refinery hub of Port Arthur.

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