CAIRNS


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AcronymDefinition
CAIRNSCluster and Infall Region Nearby Survey (spectroscopic survey)
CAIRNSCooperative Information Retrieval Network for Scotland (UK)
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Patrick Cairns occupies too large a proportion of our carpet."
When I found Patrick Cairns among the harpooners, my research was nearing its end.
Constantly my eyes scanned the blinding waste of sand for the ricky cairn beneath which I was to find the wires leading to Pellucidar--but always was I unsuccessful.
Does the answer lie somewhere upon the bosom of the broad Sahara, at the end of two tiny wires, hidden beneath a lost cairn? I wonder.
If he had ever raised a cairn above the telegraph instrument no sign of it remained now.
There is always a breeze in the "camp," as it is called; and here it lies, just as the Romans left it, except that cairn on the east side, left by her Majesty's corps of sappers and miners the other day, when they and the engineer officer had finished their sojourn there, and their surveys for the ordnance map of Berkshire.
Beyond and to the northward was the cairn that covered Von Winterfeld, surmounted by a cross of steel, and from among the tumbled rocks in the distance the eyes of a wolf gleamed redly.
Rachel occupied herself in collecting one grey stone after another and building them into a little cairn; she did it very quietly and carefully.
Cairns regained control, however, and went to win 21-17.
PAL will continue operating the Manila-Auckland via Cairns route until December 5, 2017.
Bautista said: "The route will stimulate passenger traffic along three travel streams - Manila and Cairns, Manila and Auckland as well as Cairns and Auckland.
The circumstances of Cairns' exit from ICL in 2008 was the focus of a highly publicised British high court libel case in 2012 with Cairns winning damages against Indian cricket powerbroker Lalit Modi.