Mabu


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Mabu

 

a Chinese (Tibetan) wind instrument. The mabu consists of a bamboo pipe with six or seven holes (for changing the pitch) and a small bell mouth; the upper part of the pipe has a notched (“vibrating”) reed. The sound formation of the mabu is similar to that of the clarinet.

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“This will be an adventure of a lifetime,” says Tom “We hope to traverse the Mount Mabu area of forest from south east to north west, in order to discover what is in the unexplored northern and western reaches of the Mt Mabu forest area, gain a better understanding of this completely unknown area of forest and pave the way for future exploration.”
Congdon noticed the plant growing near the peak of Mount Mabu, an "island mountain" of granite that rises abruptly from the surrounding flatlands and in a remote enclave that researchers call "the lost forest."
The original expedition found 17,000 acres of forest, unbelievably rich in biodiversity, known as Mount Mabu.
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Full Moon (L G Brown) 4-1; The Shrimp (E Hide) 10-1; and Mabu (B Lee) 10-1.
figure By JOSEPH WANGUI A private land developer has sued the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) for delaying in finalising investigations into the ownership of a multi-million property in Nyeri town.Mr Ephantus Mabu Mate, in a case filed at the Land court, says the commission has taken more than seven years and is yet to determine the status of the prime parcel of land located along Kamakwa road, next to Outspan Hospital.
Alexander is the CEO of MaBu, a Cultural Resource Company.
Tra remarked "malu kitai Dayak mabu penemu adat diri' empu, Urang Putih, Jipun dalam agi 'penemu sida 'pasal adat kitai" (it's embarrassing that we Dayak have only a shallow knowledge of our adat, and the white people and Japanese know it in depth).
A British-led expedition was sent to see what was on the ground and found 7,000 hectares of forest, rich in biodiversity, known as Mount Mabu.