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JAMAICA IS RAKED BY A HURRICANE: One of the Most Disastrous Storms in the History of the West Indian Sugar Island

... 000. He said that the civil and military authorities in Jamaica had risen splendidly to the occasion under the energetic leadership of the Governor. Help, he said, was forthcoming from many voluntary organisations and from the United States services. It ...

Published: Saturday 01 September 1951
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 613 | Page: 9 | Tags: Maps  Photographs 

AIRLINES ACROSS A SHRINKING WORLD

... system connecting the United States with every continent, and eighty-three countries and I depends upon the trade routes of the world. On May I, 1952, Pan-American inaugurated their tourist-class service between ten countries and the United States, I the se ...

FLYING THE COMET ROUTE TO TOKIO

... stage between the control of Honeda, the Tokio airport, by the United States authorities of the Far East Air Force and the new J apanese civil organisation under a Director- General of Civil Aviation. The organisation was still predominantly military but ...

Published: Saturday 30 August 1952
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 3259 | Page: 18, 19, 20, 21 | Tags: Maps  Photographs 

THE GREAT GLEN AFFRIC SCHEME

... to import immense quantities of concrete and steel, and generally to set about dealing with two glens so that 230,000,000 units of electricity could be produced in a year. The Board has completed its scheme, the planners and the engineers depart, there ...

REDUCING FIRE RISK IN AIRCRAFT

... Goodyear and the United States Rubber, have developed a fuel tank which is less likely to rupture in a crash than those now in general use. The pictures on this page were taken during the first public demon stration of the tank by the Civil Aeronautics A ...

Published: Saturday 01 January 1955
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 678 | Page: 30 | Tags: Maps  Photographs 

A £200,000,000 DAM FOR THE ..

... A transmission line will carry the current to Cairo, and it is expected that the cost will work out at about a farthing a unit at Aswan and not much over a halfpenny at Cairo. The full capacity of the two stations together is stated to be some 6,000 ...

Published: Saturday 11 June 1955
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1495 | Page: 14, 15 | Tags: Illustrations  Maps 

KARIBA GORGE: The Great Hydro-Electric Scheme on the Zambezi River which will Expand Rhodesian Industry

... turbines and generators. This would involve comparatively small additional expense, and would actually reduce the cost per unit below the modest initial figure. Also hydrological surveys had been in progress for a number of years on the Zambezi, whereas ...

ALTERNATIVES TO SUEZ CANAL

... be ruled out for ever; they are not necessarily more visionary than the Suez Canal project was in relation to the state of civil engineering in 1850, or than the Panama Canal, with its stupendous geographical difficulties and its medical and political ...

Published: Saturday 06 October 1956
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 3831 | Page: 21, 22, 23, 24 | Tags: Maps  Photographs 

BRITISH PARTNERSHIP IN CANADIAN INDUSTRY

... in twenty-two years before he was publicly arguing that 15 per cent, of Canada's import trade should be switched from the United States to Britain: he did not seem to have inquired in advance whether Britain could supply the goods. A month ago, when the ...

Published: Saturday 26 October 1957
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 3351 | Page: 33, 34, 35, 36 | Tags: Maps  Photographs 

THE TELEPHONE SERVICE IS BIG BUSINESS

... the next call. Bristol's first installation, to deal with 18,000 subscribers-, will have sixty-six register units but only two translator units normally working at any one time these will be able to connect 6,000 trunk calls an hour, within a few seconds ...

UNDERBELLY OF THE MIDDLE EAST: Current Politics in the Horn of Africa and Southern Arabia

... Somalia and Mr. Michael Mariano, of the National United Front in Somaliland, realise that there is no magical solution to their problems and are fully alive to the dangers of linking too closely with the United Arab Republic or the Soviet bloc. But they know ...

Published: Saturday 20 December 1958
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 2365 | Page: 16, 17 | Tags: Maps  Photographs