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Spanish missions in California

The Spanish missions in California comprise a series of religious and military outposts established by Spanish Catholics of the Franciscan Order between 1769 and 1833 to spread the Christian faith among the local Native Americans. The missions represented the first major effort by Europeans to colonize the Pacific Coast region, and gave Spain a valuable toehold in the frontier land....

Spanish Fort, Alabama

Spanish Fort is a city in Baldwin County, Alabama, United States, located on the eastern shore of Mobile Bay. The 2010 census lists the population of the city as 6,798. It is a suburb of Mobile and is part of the Daphne-Fairhope-Foley micropolitan area. Geography Spanish Fort is located at 30°40'7.403" North, 87°55'19.844" West (30.668723, -87.922179), above the east shore of the Blakeley River where it enters Mobile Bay. U.S. Routes 90 and 98 (Battleship Parkway) lead west across the Mobile River and its distributaries to Mobile....

Spanish Springs, Nevada

Spanish Springs is a census-designated place (CDP) in Washoe County, Nevada, United States. It is located in the northeastern part of the Reno–Sparks Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 15,064 at the 2010 Census. History Sky Ranch Airport, a -long dirt airstrip, was located northeast of the intersection of Hwy 445 and Spanish Springs Road....

Spanish Lake, Missouri

Spanish Lake is a census-designated place (CDP) in St. Louis County, Missouri, United States. The population was 19,650 at the 2010 census. Geography Spanish Lake is located at (38.785849, -90.212879). The Spanish Lake Community is located in the northeastern portion of St. Louis County. The community is bounded by the Mississippi River to the east, the Missouri River to the north, Highway 367 to the west, and Interstate 270 to the south. According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of, of which is land and, or 2.13%, is water....

Spanish Valley, Utah

Spanish Valley is a census-designated place (CDP) in San Juan County, Utah, in the United States. As of the 2000 census, the CDP population was 181. But on almost all maps of the area, and especially in local usage, the name identifies the geographic valley that extends south of the city of Moab. The majority of the valley, and the majority of the population living in it, lies within Grand County the northern neighbor to San Juan County. Only the southern-most third of Spanish Valley lies within San Juan County, and it is the least populated. Geography Spanish Valley is located at (38....

Spanish Steps

The Spanish Steps are a set of steps in Rome, Italy, climbing a steep slope between the Piazza di Spagna at the base and Piazza Trinità dei Monti, dominated by the Trinità dei Monti church at the top. The Scalinata is the widest staircase in Europe....

Sables-Spanish Rivers

Sables-Spanish Rivers is a township in Ontario, Canada, on the north shore of Georgian Bay. It is located in the Sudbury District, approximately west of Sudbury. The township was created in 1998 by amalgamating the former towns of Massey and Webbwood with the township of Spanish River and the unorganized geographic townships of May and Shakespeare, and was named for Massey's location at the junction of the Spanish and Aux Sables rivers. The township's population was 3,075 in the Canada 2011 Census. The municipal offices are located in Massey....

Spanish Grand Prix

The Spanish Grand Prix (Spanish: Gran Premio de España, Catalan: Gran Premi d'Espanya) is a Formula One race, that as of 2013, will alternate every year between the Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona and the Valencia Street Circuit in Valencia. The race is one of the oldest in the world still contested, celebrating its centenary in 2013. The race had modest beginnings as a production car race. Interrupted by the first World War, the race waited a decade for its second running before becoming a staple of the European calendar....

2003 Spanish Grand Prix

The 2003 Spanish Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held on 4 May 2003 at the Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona, Spain. It was the fifth round of the 2003 Formula One season. The race, contested over 65 laps, was won by Michael Schumacher in a Ferrari car after starting from pole position. Fernando Alonso finished second driving for the Renault team with Rubens Barrichello third in the other Ferrari....

2004 Spanish Grand Prix

The 2004 Spanish Grand Prix was a Formula One race held on May 9, 2004 at the Circuit de Catalunya.Incident During the warm-up lap of the race, a man calling himself Jimmy Jump ran through the starting grid, only to be apprehended soon by the security. While he claimed to have many fans (due to his other performances at football matches), he was criticized for risking the lives of the drivers, even though the cars were still travelling at low speed at this point....

Spanish Guinea: Spanish Guinea (Spanish: Guinea Española) was a Spanish colony in Africa that became the independent nation of Equatorial Guinea. History The population of the colony was stratified as: Whites, w...

Spanish Bonk: Spanish Bonk is a volcanic plug located in the Quesnel Highland of the Wells Gray-Clearwater volcanic field in southeastern British Columbia, Canada. Spanish Bonk last erupted during the Pleistocene....

1998 Spanish Grand Prix: The 1998 Spanish Grand Prix was a Formula One race held on May 10, 1998 at the Circuit de Catalunya. Race Summary Mika Häkkinen qualified in pole position, 0.7 seconds ahead of his McLaren team-mat...

2000 Spanish Grand Prix: The 2000 Spanish Grand Prix (formally the Gran Premio Marlboro de Espana) was a Formula One motor race held on 7 May 2000 at the Circuit de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain. It was the fifth race of the ...

2001 Spanish Grand Prix: The 2001 Spanish Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held on 29 April 2001 at the Circuit de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain. It was the fifth round of the 2001 Formula One season. The race, conteste...

2002 Spanish Grand Prix: The 2002 Spanish Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held on April 28, 2002 at the Circuit de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain. It was the fifth round of the 2002 Formula One season. The race, contest...

Spanish Riding School: The Spanish Riding School (de: Spanische Hofreitschule, the "Spanish Court Riding-School") of Vienna, Austria, is a traditional riding school for Lipizzan horses, which perform in the Winter Riding S...

Battle of Spanish Fort: The Battle of Spanish Fort took place from March 27 to April 8, 1865 in Baldwin County, Alabama, as part of the Mobile Campaign of the Western Theater of the American Civil War. After the Union victor...

2005 Spanish Grand Prix: The 2005 Spanish Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race, held on 8 May, 2005, at Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona, Spain. Kimi Räikkönen started on pole position ahead of Mark Webber, who set t...

Spanish Head: Spanish Head is a promontory on the southwestern coast of the Isle of Man, rising over 100 m from sea level. The island of the Calf of Man lies to the southwest of the head, separated from it by the ...

Spanish River derailment: The Spanish River derailment is a rail transport accident that occurred on January 21, 1910, on the CPR line where the railway crosses the Spanish River near the settlement of Nairn in Northern Ontari...

Spanish Knoll: Spanish Knoll (Halm Española \'h&lm e-spa-'nyo-la\) has a highest point of elevation 48 m located on Bulgarian Beach on Hurd Peninsula, eastern Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands, A...

Spanish Point (Antarctica): Spanish Point (Nos Española \'nos e-spa-'nyo-la\) is located on Bulgarian Beach on Hurd Peninsula, eastern Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica formed by an offshoot of Spanis...

Spanish Lake (Ascension Parish): Spanish Lake is located in the Bluff Swamp on the Iberville - Ascension Parish line. It is fed into by Alligator Bayou, Brand Bayou, Bayou Braud, and Bayou Paul. Spanish Lake is a part of the Bluff...

Spanish Armada: The Spanish Armada (literally "Great and Most Fortunate Navy" or "Invincible Fleet") was the Spanish fleet that sailed against England under the command of the Duke of Medina Sidonia in 1588, with the...

2006 Spanish Grand Prix: The 2006 Spanish Grand Prix (formally the XLVIII Gran Premio Telefónica de España) was a Formula One motor race held on 14 May 2006 at the Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona, Spain. The race, contest...

Spanish Banks: For the financial institution, see Banco de España. Spanish Banks are a series of beaches in the city of Vancouver, Canada, located along the shores of English Bay in the West Point Grey neighbourh...

Spanish Virgin Islands: The Spanish Virgin Islands, formerly called the Passage Islands and also known as the Puerto Rican Virgin Islands, primarily consisting of the islands of Culebra and Vieques, are part of the Commonw...

Queen Sofía Spanish Institute: The Queen Sofía Spanish Institute is an organization in New York City founded to promote the Spanish language and the culture of Spain. It is located on 684 Park Avenue in the former Oliver D. Fille...

West Spanish Peak: West Spanish Peak is a high mountain peak in the US state of Colorado. It is the higher of the two Spanish Peaks, two large igneous stocks which form an eastern outlier of the Culebra Range, a subrang...

Spanish Springs Airport: Spanish Springs Airport is a public use airport located seven nautical miles (13 km) north of the central business district of Reno, in Washoe County, Nevada, United States. It is owned by the U.S. B...

1980 Spanish Grand Prix: The 1980 Spanish Grand Prix (formally the XXVI Gran Premio de Espana) was a Formula One motor race held on June 1, 1980 at Circuito Permanente del Jarama. Originally scheduled to be part of the 1980 F...

2007 Spanish Grand Prix: The 2007 Gran Premio de España Telefónica was a Formula One motor race, fourth round of the 2007 Formula One season, won by Felipe Massa. It was held on the weekend of May 11–13 at the Circuit d...

Spanish Town, British Virgin Islands: Spanish Town on southern Virgin Gorda is the second largest town (after Road Town) on the British Virgin Islands. Also known as The Valley, Spanish Town offers numerous shopping possibilities. The hea...

Spanish National Observatory: The Spanish National Observatory is an astronomical observatory with several facilities in the Madrid area. The historic building in the Parque del Buen Retiro was built in 1790 as the Royal Observa...

Spanish Council of State: The Council of State, is the supreme consultative council of the Spanish Government. The current Council of State was established in 1980 according to the article 107 of the Constitution of 1978. The...

2008 Spanish Grand Prix: The 2008 Spanish Grand Prix (formally the L Gran Premio de España Telefónica) was a Formula One motor race held on April 27, 2008 at the Circuit de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain. It was the fourth r...

Valencia (Spanish Congress Electoral District): Valencia is one of the 52 electoral districts used for the Spanish Congress of Deputies—the lower chamber of the Spanish Parliament, the Cortes Generales. It is the third largest district in Congr...

A Coruña (Spanish Congress Electoral District): A Coruña is one of the 52 electoral districts used for the Spanish Congress of Deputies - the lower chamber of the Spanish Parliament, the Cortes Generales. It is located in the Community of Galicia...

Sri Sri Radha Krishna Temple (Spanish Fork): The Sri Sri Radha Krishna Temple in Spanish Fork, Utah, was built to meet the needs of the Hindu community in Utah County. The temple hosts seasonal festivals, weddings, receptions, and other weekly...

Spanish cruiser Vizcaya: Vizcaya, was an Infanta Maria Teresa-class armored cruiser of the Spanish Navy that fought at the Battle of Santiago de Cuba during the Spanish-American War. Technical characteristics Vizcaya was bui...

Spanish cruiser Almirante Oquendo: Almirante Oquendo, was an Infanta Maria Teresa-class armored cruiser of the Spanish Navy that fought at the Battle of Santiago de Cuba during the Spanish-American War. Technical characteristics Almir...

Spanish Synagogue (Prague): The Spanish Synagogue is a Moorish Revival synagogue built in Prague in 1868 to the design of Vojtěch Ignátz Ullmann. The facade copies the form of the Leopoldstädter Tempel, built in Vienna, Aus...

Spanish destroyer Almirante Ferrándiz: Almirante Ferrándiz was a Churruca-class destroyer in the Spanish Republican Navy. She took part in the Spanish Civil War on the government side. She was named in honor of José Ferrándiz y Niño, a...

Spanish submarine C-3: C-3 was a C-class submarine of the Spanish Republican Navy. C-3 was built by Sociedad Española de Construcción Naval (SECN) in Cartagena, Spain, launched 20 February 1929, and commissioned on the 4 ...

Spanish Mump: Spanish Mump is a subglacial mound in east-central British Columbia, Canada, located in the northeastern corner of Wells Gray Provincial Park....

Spanish Baja: The Spanish Baja is a Rally Raid event held in the region of Aragon in northern Spain. This event was launched in 1983, based on the popularity of the African Adventure rallies such as the Paris Daka...

Old Spanish Treasure Cave: The 'Old Spanish Treasure Cave' is located on Hwy 59 between Sulphur Springs and Gravette, Arkansas in the northwest corner of the state. Legend Over 350 years ago, Spanish Conquistadors traveled nor...

Spanish Ship Bay, Nova Scotia: Spanish Ship Bay is a small community in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia, located in the Municipality of the District of Staint Mary's in Guysborough County....

2009 Spanish Grand Prix: The 2009 Spanish Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held on May 10, 2009 at the Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona, Spain. It was the fifth race of the 2009 Formula One season. It resulted in a ...

Historic Spanish Point: Historic Spanish Point is a museum and environmental complex located in Osprey, Florida. It is operated by the Gulf Coast Heritage Association, Inc. Located at 337 North Tamiami Trail, in Osprey, F...

Spanish Flat, El Dorado County, California: Spanish Flat is an unincorporated community in El Dorado County, California. It is located north of Chili Bar, at an elevation of 2431 feet (741 m). A post office operated at Spanish Flat from 1853...

Spanish Lake (Iberia Parish): Spanish Lake, originally called Lake Flamand and then Lake Tasse, is located off of LA Hwy 182 in Iberia Parish and St. Martin Parish, Louisiana....

St Joseph's Secondary School, Spanish Point: St Joseph's Secondary School is a Catholic co-educational secondary school in Spanish Point, County Clare, Ireland. Foundation On March 19, 1929 – the feast of St Joseph – Sea View House, Spanish...

Spanish River (Jamaica): The Spanish River is a river of Jamaica. The Spring Garden, near the Spanish River, was one of the earliest sugar plantations in Jamaica....

Spanish cruiser Baleares: Baleares was a Canarias-class heavy cruiser of the Spanish Navy. She was designed in Great Britain and was a modified version of the Royal Navy′s County-class cruiser. She was built in Spain by the ...

Spanish Room, Newfoundland and Labrador: Spanish Room is a settlement in Newfoundland and Labrador....

Maracaibo Province (Spanish Empire): Maracaibo Province or Maracaybo Province from 1676 to 1824 was a province of the Spanish Empire. It resulted from a merger of the former Province of Mérida (1622 - 1676) with the territory of Maraca...

Spanish capture of Providencia: The Spanish conquest of Providencia took place on 17 May 1641 and was a Thirty Years' War amphibious expedition launched by Spain in order to seize the island from English control. The Spanish fleet c...

Spanish Town, United States Virgin Islands: Spanish Town is a settlement on the island of Saint Croix in the United States Virgin Islands....

Spanish Peaks Airfield: Spanish Peaks Airfield is a public general aviation airport located 5 miles (8 km) north of the central business district of the city of Walsenburg in Huerfano County, Colorado, United States. The ai...

St. Ann's Spanish Church (Manhattan): St. Ann Spanish Church is a Roman Catholic parish church in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York, located at 312 East 110th Street, in East Harlem, Manhattan, New York City. The parish was estab...

Atlantic Hotel (Spanish Point, Ireland): The Atlantic Hotel is a former hotel in Spanish Point, County Clare, Ireland. The Atlantic Hotel is built around 1810 by Thomas Moroney, member of the family of local landlords. For quite a while it c...

General Archive of the Spanish Civil War: The General Archive of the Spanish Civil War (Spanish: Archivo General de la Guerra Civil Española) is a specialist archive containing material related to the Spanish Civil War. It is part of Spain...

Spanish Revival Residences in Mobile Multiple Property Submission: The Spanish Revival Residences in Mobile Multiple Property Submission is a multiple property submission of buildings that were listed together on the National Register of Historic Places as some of t...

Spanish Bank of Algae: The Spanish Bank of Algae (BEA-Banco Español de Algas) is a national R&D service attached to the Marine Biotechnology Center (CBM-Centro de Biotecnología Marina) of the University of Las Palmas ...

Spanish-American War Soldier: Spanish-American War Soldier is a public art work created by the American Bronze Company and located in downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The bronze figure depicts a uniformed soldier with an ammunition ...

Spanish Bay (Nova Scotia): Spanish Bay is a bay in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia. It is located at on the Atlantic coast of Cape Breton Island at the mouth of Sydney Harbour, which forms part of Spanish Bay. The curr...

Spanish Moss Trail: The Spanish Moss Trail is a partially built rail trail in northern Beaufort County, South Carolina. Following the path of the former Port Royal Railroad on a right-of-way now owned by Beaufort-Jasper ...

Spanish Camp, Texas: Spanish Camp is an unincorporated area in north central Wharton County, in the U.S. state of Texas. The community is located between Egypt and Hungerford along Farm to Market Road 1161 (FM 1161) nea...

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