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FortMyers(迈尔斯堡)
Fort Myers, a thriving town with rich history and natural resources, connects an outward extending island with white beaches, various birds and colorful entertainment activities. The small town is close to the coast of the Caloosahatchee river. Due to the existence of the river, the town was established and its importance was enhanced during the Seminole war. Since the early 19th century, various celebrities and rich people have come to Fort Myers and its surrounding areas to settle and visit, especially Thomas A. Edison, the inventor of the light bulb, who built houses, laboratories and botanical gardens between the river and McGregor Avenue. McGregor Avenue is now the most famous Avenue in the town, thanks to Edison. He planted solemn royal palms on both sides of the old street, which is still the road sign of the town. In February every year, Edison festival of light pageant celebrates his birthday to thank him for his contribution to the small town (he also introduced electricity to Fort Myers). This lantern festival comes to a successful end with the night parade.
迈尔斯堡(Fort Myers)这座欣欣向荣的小城有着丰富的历史和自然资源,它连接着一片向外延伸的岛屿,岛上有白沙滩、各种飞禽和丰富多彩的娱乐活动。这座小城紧拥着广阔的河(Caloosahatchee River)的海岸,由于这条河的存在,在塞米诺尔战争时期建立了这座小镇并提升了它的重要性。自19世纪初起,各色名人和富豪来到迈尔斯堡及其周边地区定居和参观,其中尤为著名的是灯泡的发明者托马斯·爱迪生(Thomas A. Edison),他在河流和McGregor 大道之间建造了住宅、实验室和植物园。McGregor大道如今成了小镇最著名的大道,这全得归功于爱迪生。他在旧街两旁种上了庄严的皇家棕榈,至今仍为小镇的路标。每年两月,爱迪生灯会节(Edison Festival of Light Pageant)都会庆祝他的生日,以感谢他对这座小城的贡献(他还将电引入了迈尔斯堡),这个灯火盛会随着夜间游行圆满告终。
Americus(阿梅里克斯)
Americus is located in the historic ancient city of Georgia.
阿梅里克斯市位于美国乔治亚州的历史古城。
Champaign-Urbana(香槟分校)
The University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign (UIUC), founded in 1867, is located in the quiet twin cities of Urbana Champaign, Illinois. It is a famous public research university in the United States. The school is a founding member of the "big ten" and a member of the American Association of universities (AAU), known as the "public Ivy League". Among the alumni and professors, 30 won the Nobel Prize and 25 won the Pulitzer Prize, second only to the University of California, Berkeley. UIUC engineering enjoys a high reputation in the world. Almost all majors rank among the top 10 in the United States, including electrical, civil engineering, materials and environment; Second in Computer Science in the United States; The major of information science ranks first in the United States all the year round; Accounting majors rank among the top three in the United States. UIUC alumni have created or participated in the creation of world-famous companies and it products such as Tesla, Oracle, youtube, PayPal, AMD and yelp, as well as programming languages such as JavaScript and swift. The University also has the second largest university library in the United States.
伊利诺伊大学厄巴纳-香槟分校(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign,缩写为UIUC)创建于1867年,坐落于伊利诺伊州幽静的双子城厄巴纳–香槟市,是一所美国著名公立研究型大学。该校是美国“十大联盟(Big Ten)”创始成员,美国大学协会(AAU)成员,被誉为“公立常春藤” 。校友和教授中有30位获得诺贝尔奖,25位获得普利策奖,在美国公立大学中仅次于加州大学伯克利分校。UIUC工科专业在全球享有盛誉,几乎所有专业均位列全美前十 ,其中电气、土木、材料、环境位列全美前五;计算机专业全美第二;信息科学专业常年位居全美第一;会计学专业位列全美前三 。UIUC校友创建或参与创建了特斯拉、甲骨文(Oracle)、Youtube、Paypal、AMD、Yelp等世界知名的公司和IT产品,以及JavaScript、Swift等编程语言。该校还拥有全美第二大大学图书馆。
RockIsland(岩岛)
Rock Island refers to an isolated island surrounded by water after some rock (stratum) blocks remain in the riverbed due to the crustal movement and the difference of rock properties. It is called Rock Island. It is often seen in the middle and upper reaches of rivers. It stands against the water and is the mainstay of majestic momentum. Changmenyan island is located in the depths of the Yellow Sea, with an area of only 0.16 square kilometers. It is a "four no islands" without fresh water, residents, flights and regular electricity. There are 495 winter resistant trees on the island, which are between 200 and 830 years old. The trees are evergreen all the year round and bloom in winter and summer. When the flowers bloom, the island is red and enchanting. Changmen rock is named "winter resistant island".
岩岛是指由于地壳运动,岩石性质的差异,经过流水的侵蚀,一些岩石(地层)块体残留在河床中,成为四面环水的孤岛,叫岩岛。它多见于河流的中上游,迎水而立,中流砥柱气势雄伟。长门岩岛位于黄海深处,面积仅0.16平方千米,是个无淡水、无居民、无航班、无常明电的“四无小岛”。岛上生长着495棵树龄在200至830年间的耐冬,此树四季常青,冬夏两季开花。花开时小岛红透,分外妖娆。长门岩因而得名“耐冬之岛”。
ChicagoSuburbs(芝加哥郊区)
Chicago, located in the south of Lake Michigan, is the third largest city in the United States and one of the international financial centers in the world. Chicago is located in the center of the North American continent. The coordinates of the city center are 41 ° 39 'north latitude and 87 ° 34' west longitude. It is the largest business center and one of the largest futures markets in the United States. The number of new enterprises in its metropolitan area has always ranked first in the United States and has been rated as the most balanced economy in the United States. In addition, Chicago also has many tall buildings, known as "the hometown of skyscrapers". As of July 2018, the population of Chicago was about 2706000. Chicago is one of the most important cultural, scientific and educational centers in the United States. It has the world's top universities, the University of Chicago, Northwest University and the world-famous Chicago school. As of October 2019, more than 100 Nobel laureates have worked and studied in Chicago (100 at the University of Chicago and 19 at Northwestern University). Chicago is a tourist destination. In 2016, it received more than 50 million tourists from all over the world. The time zone of Central American time represented by Chicago is UTC / gmt-6 (West Zone 6), which is 14 hours different from Beijing time at UTC / GMT + 8 (East Zone 8) (13 hours different from Chicago daylight saving time). In 2016, Chicago's GDP reached US $537.3 billion.
芝加哥(Chicago),位于美国密歇根湖的南部,是美国第三大城市,也是世界的国际金融中心之一。芝加哥地处北美大陆的中心地带,城市中心坐标为北纬41°39′、西经87°34′,是美国最大的商业中心区和最大的期货市场之一,其都市区新增的企业数一直位居美国第一位,被评为美国发展最均衡的经济体。此外,芝加哥还拥有很多的高楼大厦,被誉为“摩天大楼的故乡”。截止至2018年7月,芝加哥人口约为270.6万。芝加哥是美国最重要的文化科教中心之一,拥有世界顶级学府芝加哥大学(The University of Chicago)、西北大学(Northwestern University)和享誉世界的芝加哥学派。截止至2019年10月,逾百位诺贝尔奖得主曾在芝加哥工作、求学过(芝加哥大学100位、西北大学19位)。芝加哥是旅游圣地,2016年共接待全世界超过5000万名游客。芝加哥代表的美国中部时间所在的时区是UTC/GMT-6(西六区),与处在UTC/GMT+8(东八区)北京时间相差14小时(芝加哥夏令时期间相差13小时)。2016年,芝加哥地区生产总值达到了5373亿美元。
Joliet(乔利埃特)
Joliet is a city in northeastern Illinois, 56 kilometers southwest of Chicago. Heavy machinery dominated by railway industry is very popular, as well as chemical, paper and other industries. The population is 78000 (1980). The town was built around 1830 and became a city in 1852. Railway and expressway transportation hubs; A river port near the Illinois Michigan canal (the canal connecting Lake Michigan and the Mississippi River). There are coal mines and limestone mines nearby.
乔利埃特是美国伊利诺伊州东北部城市,在芝加哥西南56公里处。以铁路工业为主的重型机械很盛,还有化学、造纸等工业。人口7.8万(1980)。1830年前后建成镇,1852年成为市。铁路、高速公路交通枢纽;临伊利诺伊-密歇根运河(连接密歇根湖与密西西比河的运河)的河港。附近有煤矿和石灰石矿。
Rockford(罗克福德)
The industrial city in Northern Illinois is the second largest city in the state. It is 128 kilometers north of Chicago and close to the Rock River. The population is 137000 (1984) and 279000 (1980) in large urban areas. It was founded in 1834 and established in 1852. There are machine tools, sewing machines, textile machines, agricultural machinery, cement, furniture, leather, papermaking and other industries. Sweden has many descendants of immigrants, mainly engaged in the furniture industry.
美国伊利诺伊州北部工业城市,为本州第二大城市。在芝加哥北约128公里,濒临罗克河。人口13.7万(1984),大市区27.9万(1980)。1834年创建,1852年建市。有机床、缝纫机、纺织机、农业机械、水泥、家具、皮革、造纸等工业。瑞典移民后裔甚多,主要从事家具工业。
CedarRapids(锡达拉皮兹)
Cedar Rapids, located in the east of Iowa, is the second largest city in Iowa and one of the important export cities in the United States. The city is located on both banks of Sida River, 164 kilometers northeast of Des Moines, the state capital. The population is 126326 (2010). The municipal government is located on mays island on the Sida river. Cedar Rapids is one of the few cities in the world where the government is located on the municipal island. As the prosperous art and cultural center of East Iowa, the city has Cedar Rapids Museum of art, the national Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, the paramount theater, the Cedar Rapids and the Iowa cultural corridor (the Iowa cultural corridor alliance). Since the 1990s, sidarapiz's Hollywood stars include Ashton Kutcher, Elijah wook, Ron Livingston, etc. the city is also the musical the Pajama Game and the comedy sidarapiz A good viewfinder.
锡达拉皮兹(Cedar Rapids),位于美国爱荷华州东部,是爱荷华州第二大城市,美国重要的出口城市之一。城市坐落于锡达河两岸,在州府得梅因(Des Moines)东北164公里处。人口12万6326(2010)。市政府坐落在锡达河上的梅斯岛(Mays Island)上,锡达拉皮兹是世界上为数不多的政府位于市属岛上的城市之一。作为东爱荷华繁荣的艺术与文化重心,该城拥有锡达拉皮兹艺术博物馆(Cedar Rapids Museum of Art),国立捷克与斯洛伐克博物图书馆(the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library),派拉蒙影院(the Paramount Theatre),锡达拉皮兹影院(Theatre Cedar Rapids)以及爱荷华文化长廊(the Iowa Cultural Corridor Alliance)。从上世纪九十年代至今,锡达拉皮兹在好莱坞的影星有阿什顿·库彻(Ashton Kutcher)伊利亚·伍德(Elijah Wook)与罗恩·利文斯顿(Ron Livingston)等人。该城也是音乐剧《睡衣游戏》(The Pajama Game)和喜剧电影《锡达拉皮兹》的取景地。
FortDodge(道奇堡)
A city in Iowa. It is 144 kilometers northwest of Des Moines, near the Des Moines River. Population 29000 (1980). The fortress was built in 1850 and became a city in 1869. Railway hub. There are many agricultural products around, and the gypsum deposit in the southeast of the city is 78 square kilometers. The main industries include agricultural machinery factory, chemical fertilizer factory, meat processing factory, fish incubation factory, brick factory, dairy factory, gypsum powder factory, etc.
美国爱荷华州城市。在得梅因市西北144公里处,临得梅因河。人口2.9万(1980)。1850年建要塞,1869年成市。铁路枢纽。周围多农产品,市东南的石膏矿床广达78平方公里。主要工业有农机厂、化肥厂、肉类加工厂、鱼孵化厂、制砖厂、乳制品厂、石膏粉厂等。
Creston(克雷斯顿)
Creston is located in Wayne Creston, Ohio.
克雷斯顿位于美国俄亥俄州韦恩克雷斯顿。
CouncilBluffs(康瑟尔布拉夫斯)
A city of southwest Iowa. On the left bank of the Missouri River, on the other bank is Omaha, Nebraska. Population 56000 (1980). It was built by Mormons in 1846 and the city was established in 1853. In the past, it was an outpost for immigrants to the west of the mainland, and its industry and commerce were relatively developed. There are food processing, agricultural machinery, plastics, vehicle parts and other industries.
美国艾奥瓦州西南部城市。在密苏里河左岸,对岸为内布拉斯加州的奥马哈。人口5.6万(1980)。1846年为摩门教徒所建,1853年建立城市。过去是向大陆西部移民的前哨,工商业较发达。有食品加工、农业机械、塑料、车辆部件等工业。
SiouxCity(苏城)
Sioux City, a city in the northwest of Iowa, where the county administration of Woodbury county is located. Su city is located along the upper reaches of the Missouri River and at the junction of Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota. It is often called siouxland together with the surrounding areas. In the past, it was the activity range of the Su tribe, the main tribe of North American Indians, so it got its name. According to the census results in 2005, Sucheng has a population of 83148, while the metropolitan area composed of surrounding towns has a population of about 143053. The main airport of Sucheng is Sioux Gateway Airport (sux / ksux), also known as Col. bud day field, which is located in the southeast suburb of the urban area. Northwest Airlines Flights regularly shuttle between Sucheng and Minneapolis every day. In 1989, a United Airlines Douglas DC-10 airliner, whose hydraulic system failed due to engine failure, failed to make a forced landing and overturned at Sucheng airport, which was known as the "Sucheng air crash", which also made this airport and Sucheng famous. Interstate 29 passes through the urban area of Sucheng along the Missouri River and is the most important external trunk line of the city.
苏城(Sioux City),美国爱荷华(艾奥瓦)州西北部城市,伍德伯里郡(Woodbury County)郡治所在处。苏城位于密苏里河上游沿岸,地处艾奥瓦州、内布拉斯加州与南达科他州交界处,其与周遭地区经常合称为苏兰(Siouxland),在过去曾是北美印地安人主要部族——苏族的活动范围,因而得名。根据2005年时的普查结果苏城有83,148人的人口,而整个周遭市镇所构成的都会区,则有约143,053人的人口。苏城的主要机场是位在市区东南郊的苏城闸门机场(Sioux Gateway Airport,SUX/KSUX),该机场又名“戴上校飞行场”(Col. Bud Day Field),每天有西北航空的班机固定往返苏城与明尼亚波利(Minneapolis)之间。1989年时,一架因为引擎故障结果造成全机液压系统失效的联合航空道格拉斯DC-10型客机在苏城机场迫降失败翻覆,被称为“苏城空难”,也因此使得此机场与苏城声名大噪。29号州际公路沿着密苏里河沿岸经过苏城市区,是该市最重要的联外干线。
Topeka(托皮卡)
Topeka is the capital of Kansas. Located in the northeast of the state, near the Kansas river. Topeka was founded on December 5, 1854. The urban area is 147.6 square kilometers (57 square miles), of which the land area accounts for 145.1 square kilometers (56.0 square miles). In order to commemorate the city, the US Navy once named three ships "Topeka". The main industry of Topeka is food processing. The population is 127679 (2013). The population of large urban areas exceeds 290000 (2013). The town was founded in 1854 and became the capital when the state was founded in 1861. It is an industrial and commercial center in the agricultural zone of the central plain. The industry mainly focuses on food processing, as well as pharmaceuticals, tires, etc. There is an air base in the south of the city. It is famous as a psychiatric treatment center.
托皮卡(Topeka)美国堪萨斯州首府。位于州东北部,临堪萨斯河。托皮卡创立于1854年12月5日。城市面积为147.6平方公里(57平方英哩),其中陆地面积占了145.1平方公里(56.0 平方英哩)。美国海军为纪念这城市,曾经把三艘船命名为“托皮卡”〈USS Topeka〉。托皮卡的主要产业为食品加工。人口127,679(2013年)大市区人口超过29万(2013)。1854年建镇,1861年建州时成为首府。中部平原农业地带工商业中心。工业以食品加工为主,还有制药、轮胎等。城南有空军基地。以精神病治疗中心地著名。
Salina(萨利纳)
Salina is located in Kansas, USA.
萨利纳位于美国堪萨斯州。
Hopkinsville(霍普金斯维尔)
Hopkinsville is located in Kentucky, USA.
霍普金斯维尔位于美国,肯塔基州。
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