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Kern,

river, 155 mi (249 km) long, rising in the S Sierra Nevada Mts., E Calif., and flowing south, then southwest to a reservoir in the extreme southern part of the San Joaquin valley. The river has Isabella Dam as its chief facility. Kern River is the southern terminus of the Friant-Kern Canal, constructed between 1945 and 1951 to bring the waters of the San Joaquin River to the region (see Central Valley projectCentral Valley project,
central Calif., long-term general scheme for the utilization of the water of the Sacramento River basin in the north for the benefit of the farmlands of the San Joaquin Valley in the south, undertaken by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation in 1935.
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); irrigated agriculture (alfalfa, fruit, cotton) and cattle grazing are practiced. U.S. explorer John FrémontFrémont, John Charles,
1813–90, American explorer, soldier, and political leader, b. Savannah, Ga. He taught mathematics to U.S. naval cadets, then became an assistant on a surveying expedition (1838–39) between the upper Mississippi River and the Missouri.
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 named the river in honor of Edward M. Kern, the topographer of his third expedition. Gold was discovered along the river in 1853. The entire river is protected by the National Park Service; the canyon of the upper Kern in Sequoia National ParkSequoia National Park,
402,510 acres (162,960 hectares), E central Calif.; est. 1890. In the park are 35 groves of giant sequoias, spectacular granite mountains, and deep canyons.
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 is noted for its beauty.

Kern

Jerome (David). 1885--1945, US composer of musical comedies, esp Show Boat (1927)
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Ter wille van oorsigtelikheid, bied ek parafraserings van die toepaslike tematiese kerne tabelgewys aan (sien Tabel 3, Tabel 4 en Tabel 5).
15) Para el autor, Kerne es una ciudad de los Atlantes, en el continente africano, destruida por las Amazonas libias (III, 54.
Some of these problems have already been overcome by the dedicated volunteers operating the delightful little tug, Kerne.
Its top left-hand corner shows a kerne awkwardly kneeling, hands up in surrender, pinned to the spot by spears and helmeted infantry.
We were prepared for anything, for an acre of gables and thatch to a twelfth century tower with a dozen rooms one on top of the other, and a kerne or a gallowglass looking out of every window, but this admirable mansion with plate-glass windows, and doubtless hot water to the very garrets, shook down our sentimentalities like apples in autumn.
Kerne says that he also needs money to pay for an analyst and for medical bills.
44) At one point Essex, like Philip in Lust's Dominion, wished to settle the dispute through single combat with his foe: "If thy master have any confidence either in the justness of his cause or in the goodness and number of his men, or in his own virtue, of all which he vainly glorieth, he will meet me in the field so far advanced beyond the head of his kerne as myself shall be separated from the front of my troops, where he will parley in the fashion that best becometh soldiers.
Although the women aren't as readily recognizable by name as George Gershwin, Jerome Kerne, and Irving Berlin, they nevertheless helped to shape the music of Tin Pan Alley.
14) However, quite the opposite is true; indeed, the narrator himself is ultimately forced to acknowledge his ignorance of all that really matters: 'Ich [erkannte] wie wenig ich eigentlich von dem Kerne dieser Sache wusste' (1,5: 432).
Das Verhalten der Kerne im Tapetum der Angiospermen mit besonder Berucksichtigung von Endenmitosen und sogenannten Endomitosen.