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Cumberland Gap - History
... The gap was named for Prince William, Duke of Cumberland, who had many places named for him in the American colonies after the Battle of Culloden ... soon spread to many other features in the region, such as the Cumberland Gap ... arrived in the region leading a company of men to widen the path through the gap to make settlement of Kentucky and Tennessee easier ...
Wind Gap (topography)
... A wind gap is a valley through which a waterway once flowed but is now dry as a result of stream capture ... A water gap is a similar feature, but one in which a waterway still flows ... Water gaps and wind gaps often provide practical routes for trails, roads, and railroads through mountainous terrain ...
2008 UCI Track Cycling World Championships – Women's Scratch - Personal Reactions After The Race
... "I knew I had to give it everything and if there was no gap, then there was no gap ... out well." Despite having quite a considerable gap coming into the final lap, Van Dijk refused to believe that the race was won until the very end ... I didn't know how big the gap was, I didn't look back, I was just focused on riding hard and getting everything out." A few days on from the frustration of non-qualification, her new rainbow jersey ...
Gap, North Carolina
... Gap is an unincorporated community in Stokes County, North Carolina, United States, approximately 5 miles WSW of Danbury, North Carolina, near Hanging ... Village Tobaccoville‡ Townships Beaver Island Big Creek Danbury Meadows Peters Creek Quaker Gap Sauratown Snow Creek Yadkin CDPs Germanton‡ Pinnacle Unincorporated communities Aarons Corner ...
Cumberland Gap - References in Popular Culture
... Cumberland Gap has lent its name to a popular folk song recorded and performed by American folk and bluegrass musicians such as Woody Guthrie and Earl Scruggs and British ... The gap has been mentioned in many songs, including the Old Crow Medicine Show song "Wagon Wheel" co-written by Bob Dylan and Ketch Secor, the song "The Ballad of Thunder Road", and the song "Mighty Joe Moon" by ... bid eventually won, "and out of sheer cussedness voted for Cumberland Gap" as the proposed site ...

Famous quotes containing the word gap:

    Great talkers are trying to fill the gap between themselves and others, but only widen it.
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927)

    The gap between the committed and the indifferent is a Sahara whose faint trails, followed by the mind’s eye only, fade out in sand.
    Nadine Gordimer (b. 1923)

    Wherever a man separates from the multitude, and goes his own way in this mood, there indeed is a fork in the road, though ordinary travelers may see only a gap in the paling. His solitary path across lots will turn out the higher way of the two.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)