Fritzenwallner Rupert, www.fritzenwallner-rupert.upps.at, Unser Haus befindet sich in ruhiger zentraler Lage. 15 GehMinuten vom Ortskern Wagrain entfernt. Die Schibushaltestelle befindet sich 300m vom Haus entfernt. Der Bus fährt im 20 Minuten Takt zu den Liften. Die zentrale Lage unseres Hauses bietet im Sommer viele Möglichkeiten für Ausflüge im Salzburger Land, der Steiermark und Kärnten. Der Einstieg zum Rad- und Wanderweg startet gleich hinter unserem Haus.
When the Operational Land Imager (OLI) on Landsat 8 captured this image of Rupert Bay on July 30, 2016, tannin-stained (dark brown) river water was flowing into the bay at the same time that turbid seawater appeared to be pushing in due to the rising tide. The shallowness of the bay, some suspended mud and sediment kicked up by the tide, and mixing of the stained river water and sea water likely gave the sea water a light brown appearance. Note that the colored plumes and intricate vortices…
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Rupert of the Rhine. - Prince Rupert of the Rhine, KG, PC, FRS (17 December 1619 – 29 November 1682), was a noted German soldier, admiral, scientist, sportsman, colonial governor and amateur artist during the 17th century. Rupert was a younger son of the German prince Frederick V, Elector Palatine and his wife Elizabeth, the eldest daughter of James I of England.
Rupert's Land, 1670-1870. In 1869 - 1870, the Hudson's Bay Company sold most of Rupert's Land, as well as the North-Western Territory, to the newly formed Canadian Government, pursuant to the Rupert's Land Act 1868. This is the largest purchase of land in Canada's history, comparable to the Louisiana Purchase of the United States of America
William Mactavish was a Scottish-born representative of the Hudson's Bay Company, who acted as governor of Rupert's Land and Assiniboia prior to the transfer of Rupert's Land to Canada and the creation of the province of Manitoba in 1870
The Metis people were angry at the HBC who were selling Rupert's Land without consulting with them. Louis Riel organized bands of Metis to observe and confront surveyors who were laying out square townships. One week later, a Metis National Committee was formed to fight for Metis concerns about their land. Also several Metis seized Fort Garry and its weapons. A list of rights were made as a result, along with a provisional government who held order and negotiated agreements for the…