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Tulun

(tŭlo͞on`) inhabited atoll, Papua New Guinea, SW Pacific, in the N Solomons Islands chain 45 mi (72 km) NE of Buka. Also known as the Carteret Islands, Carteret Atoll, and Kilinailau, the atoll is about 12 mi (19 km) in diameter and contains seven islands. The islands, which are gradually sinking into the ocean and becoming uninhabitable, are notable primarily because their situation is regarded by some as the result of rising sea levels due to climate change (see global warmingglobal warming,
the gradual increase of the temperature of the earth's lower atmosphere as a result of the increase in greenhouse gases since the Industrial Revolution. Global warming and its effects, such as more intense summer and winter storms, are also referred to as climate
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). It is unclear, however, whether that or another natural process known to cause atolls to subside, is the explanation.

Tulun

 

a city under oblast jurisdiction and the administrative center of Tulun Raion, Irkutsk Oblast, RSFSR. Situated on the lia River in the Angara Basin. Railroad station 390 km northwest of Irkutsk. Population, 51,000 (1975). Tulun is a major center of the timber, wood-products, coal, and building-materials industries. It has a glassworks, a hydrolysis plant, an automotive repair shop, and a shop for repairing electrical equipment. A pedagogical school, a medical school, and a sovkhoz-technicum are in Tulun.

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Mosque of Ahmed Ibn Tulun on the obverse of LE 5 - CC via Wikimedia Commons Mosque of Ahmed Ibn Tulun Is considered the second oldest mosque extant in Egypt that has survived mostly in its original form and it is also the third largest mosque in the world; at over 26,000 square meters, Ahmed Ibn Tulun - founder of the Tuluind state in 869 AD - established this mosque between 876 AD and 879 AD as the capital of the Tuluind state in Egypt in order to accommodate his entire troops during Friday prayers.
So the first thing he did when he came to Egypt was hire a tour guide to visit Ibn Tulun Mosque.
That is, unless they visit the Imam Reza shrine in Mashhad, Iran, or Sayyida Zainab, the most important Shiite shrine in Syria, or the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi, or the Ibn Tulun mosque in Cairo or any number of major pilgrimage sites.
Sin embargo, esta tardara en desarrollarse, primero empleando elementos geometricos independientes en la mezquita Ibn Tulun de El Cairo, y recien en 1003 aparece el mocarabe en la mezquita al-Hakim en El Cairo de un modo mas desarrollado consolidandose como tal.
1503) works on early hadith transmitters and his relationship with his student Ibn Tulun (d.
The fascinating history of Ahmad Ibn Tulun (835-84), who became the founder of the first independent state of Egypt in the modern era and builder of Egypt's short-lived third capital of the Islamic era, Al-Qata'i', is the subject of what promises to be an insightful lecture by Dr Tarek Swelim, Associate Professor, Qatar Faculty of Islamic Studies (QFIS), this week.
Ibn Tulun in 261 H, in Egypt built the first hospital and endowed it with several Waqfs to provide for its expenses.
Derya CETINTAS [1], Ayhan KAMANLI [1], Tulun KAYA GUCER [1], Gurkan AKGOL [1], Cuneyt KIRKIL [2], Mehmet Ruhi ONUR [3]
Slightly more lowkey but no less beautiful is the Mosque of Ibn Tulun in the Egyptian capital.
Pei was heavily influenced by ancient Islamic architecture and draws its inspiration from the Mosque of Ibn Tulun in Cairo.
this city remained unfortified until the time when Ibn Tulun (the ruler of Egypt) visited it, coming from Tyre, where he had seen the fortifications and the walls which are there carried around so as to protect the harbour.