The following dates will help you "date your globe" and determine how old it might be. If yes, globe was made 1946-1961 o Gold Coast became Ghana in 1957. If so, globe was made after 1970 o Is Vietnam shown as one nation (not North & South)? o 1984 - Upper Volta changes name to Burkina Faso o 1991 - Soviet Union dissolves into 15 new countries1817 - New Holland becomes Australia 1819 - Florida ceded by Spain to US 1831-33 - discovery of Endrby's Land in antarctic 1846 - Van Dieman's Land becomes Tasmania (so. These dates were compiled from Internet and book sources by Kate Register of Rice, Virginia. of Australia) 1856 - Burton and Speke discover Lake Tanganyika 1857 - John Speke discovers Lake Victoria 1867 - Alaska sold by Russia to US 1868 - Austro-Hungarian Empire established 1869 - Suez Canal complete 1878 - Serbia, Montenegro and Romania independent 1878 - Cyprus became British 1885 - Congo Free State (Congo State); Britain established Bechuanaland Protectorate in what is now Botswana. African states 1902 - Cuba independence 1903 - Panama independence 1905 - End of the Swedish-Norwegian Union (Norway independent); Sakhalin Island divided between Japan and Russia; Alberta and Saskatchewan become provinces in Canada 1907 - Eastern Oklahoma was called Indian Territory until 1907. 1918 - 1940 - Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania were independent. While the company is not yet disclosing the specifics regarding other upcoming shows, a spokesperson explains there are many opportunities for all types of programming — not just reality shows — from both VICELAND and VICE’s digital offerings.The deal is an expansion of an earlier partnership between the two companies.Some people collect globes because they often show the tracks and routes that explorers took as they learned about our planet. Others collect world globes because they are beautiful to look at. 1918 - Austria, Hungary, Poland, Czechoslovakia independence 1919 - Treaty of Versaille; League of Nations formed; flu epidemic.
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