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A collection of some of the more unusual uses of Belgium as a unit of measurement.
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''"RFID represents the greatest opportunity for the self-adhesive products industry in the next ten years”, expects Jules Lejeune, Managing Director of FINAT (The Hague, Netherlands), the European association dedicated to the self-adhesive labeling industry. No less than 27 billion m2 of release liners were sold on the world market in 2004 '''practically the size of Belgium or 2.7 million football pitches'''."''\\
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''"RFID represents the greatest opportunity for the self-adhesive products industry in the next ten years, expects Jules Lejeune, Managing Director of FINAT (The Hague, Netherlands), the European association dedicated to the self-adhesive labeling industry. No less than 27 billion m2 of release liners were sold on the world market in 2004 - '''practically the size of Belgium or 2.7 million football pitches'''."''\\
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''"Took the family to the Galleria, an up-up-upscale boutiquery in Edina. Had to get some things, exchange others. They have a Barnes and Noble '''the size of Belgium''', which I love, and they love me; I’ll be doing a signing there next year for the [=GoRF=] book"''\\
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''"Took the family to the Galleria, an up-up-upscale boutiquery in Edina. Had to get some things, exchange others. They have a Barnes and Noble '''the size of Belgium''', which I love, and they love me; I'll be doing a signing there next year for the [=GoRF=] book"''\\
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http://www.pbs.org/kratts/world/na/pdogs/

!!! Holes in the Space-Time Continuum
''"That could blow a hole in the space-time continuum, the size of--[The Tenth Doctor turns the TARDIS console screen towards him] ... actually, '''the exact size of Belgium'''. That's a bit undramatic, isn't it? Belgium?'''"''\\
Said by Doctor Who, when describing what would happen if the TARDIS were to explode. From the TV mini-episode called Time Crash.
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!!!Prairie dog communities
''"Hundreds of prairie dogs live together in towns that can cover hundred of acres of land! One town discovered in the 19th century was '''as big as Belgium!'''"''\\
http://www.pbs.org/kratts/world/na/pdogs/
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''"Took the family to the Galleria, an up-up-upscale boutiquery in Edina. Had to get some things, exchange others. They have a Barnes and Noble '''the size of Belgium''', which I love, and they love me; I’ll be doing a signing there next year for the GoRF book"''
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''"Took the family to the Galleria, an up-up-upscale boutiquery in Edina. Had to get some things, exchange others. They have a Barnes and Noble '''the size of Belgium''', which I love, and they love me; I’ll be doing a signing there next year for the [=GoRF=] book"''\\
http://www.lileks.com/bleats/archive/00/1200/120200.html
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''"RFID represents the greatest opportunity for the self-adhesive products industry in the next ten years”, expects Jules Lejeune, Managing Director of FINAT (The Hague, Netherlands), the European association dedicated to the self-adhesive labeling industry. No less than 27 billion m2 of release liners were sold on the world market in 2004 – practically the size of Belgium or 2.7 million football pitches."''\\
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''"RFID represents the greatest opportunity for the self-adhesive products industry in the next ten years”, expects Jules Lejeune, Managing Director of FINAT (The Hague, Netherlands), the European association dedicated to the self-adhesive labeling industry. No less than 27 billion m2 of release liners were sold on the world market in 2004 – '''practically the size of Belgium or 2.7 million football pitches'''."''\\
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!!!A book store
''"Took the family to the Galleria, an up-up-upscale boutiquery in Edina. Had to get some things, exchange others. They have a Barnes and Noble '''the size of Belgium''', which I love, and they love me; I’ll be doing a signing there next year for the GoRF book"''
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http://mocca.objectweb.org/attach?page=Deliverables%2FD2.1_V0.2_Think+Tank+report+FINAL.doc

!!!Self-adhesive Labels
''"RFID represents the greatest opportunity for the self-adhesive products industry in the next ten years”, expects Jules Lejeune, Managing Director of FINAT (The Hague, Netherlands), the European association dedicated to the self-adhesive labeling industry. No less than 27 billion m2 of release liners were sold on the world market in 2004 – practically the size of Belgium or 2.7 million football pitches."''\\
http://www.degussa.com/en/products/archive/2005_09_07_labels.html
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A collection of some of the more unusual uses of Belgium as a unit of measurement.
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''"Area 51 has served as a bombing range since World War II and as the site of the experimentation of the Blackbird, Drone 2 and Stealth fighters, the latter of which reminds some conspirators of [=UFO=]s.

Covering an area the size of Belgium, it is one of many test sites in the region. Yet because the aviation tests are secret, U.S. citizens will not find it on any government-issue map. Using a marked Air Force map to note the haphazard numbering of the test sites, Patton noted, "No one knows why it is called Area 51.""''\\
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''"Area 51 has served as a bombing range since World War II and as the site of the experimentation of the Blackbird, Drone 2 and Stealth fighters, the latter of which reminds some conspirators of [=UFO=]s."''

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Covering an area the size of Belgium, it is one of many test sites in the region. Yet because the aviation tests are secret, U.S. citizens will not find it on any government-issue map. Using a marked Air Force map to note the haphazard numbering of the test sites, Patton noted, "No one knows why it is called Area 51.""''\\
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''"Area 51 has served as a bombing range since World War II and as the site of the experimentation of the Blackbird, Drone 2 and Stealth fighters, the latter of which reminds some conspirators of [=UFO=]s.''"

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Covering an area the size of Belgium, it is one of many test sites in the region. Yet because the aviation tests are secret, U.S. citizens will not find it on any government-issue map. Using a marked Air Force map to note the haphazard numbering of the test sites, Patton noted, "No one knows why it is called Area 51.""''\\
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''"Area 51 has served as a bombing range since World War II and as the site of the experimentation of the Blackbird, Drone 2 and Stealth fighters, the latter of which reminds some conspirators of [=UFO=]s.

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an area the size of Belgium, it is one of many test sites in the region. Yet because the aviation tests are secret, U.S. citizens will not find it on any government-issue map. Using a marked Air Force map to note the haphazard numbering of the test sites, Patton noted, "No one knows why it is called Area 51.""''\\
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''"Covering an area the size of Belgium, it is one of many test sites in the region. Yet because the aviation tests are secret, U.S. citizens will not find it on any government-issue map. Using a marked Air Force map to note the haphazard numbering of the test sites, Patton noted, 'No one knows why it is called Area 51.'"..\\
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''"Covering an area the size of Belgium, it is one of many test sites in the region. Yet because the aviation tests are secret, U.S. citizens will not find it on any government-issue map. Using a marked Air Force map to note the haphazard numbering of the test sites, Patton noted, "No one knows why it is called Area 51.""''\\
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''"Area 51 has served as a bombing range since World War II and as the site of the experimentation of the Blackbird, Drone 2 and Stealth fighters, the latter of which reminds some conspirators of UFOs.

Covering an area the size of Belgium, it is one of many test sites in the region. Yet because the aviation tests are secret, U.S. citizens will not find it on any government-issue map. Using a marked Air Force map to note the haphazard numbering of the test sites, Patton noted, 'No one knows why it is called Area 51.'"..\\
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''"Area 51 has served as a bombing range since World War II and as the site of the experimentation of the Blackbird, Drone 2 and Stealth fighters, the latter of which reminds some conspirators of [=UFO=]s.''"

''"Covering an area the size of Belgium, it is one of many test sites in the region. Yet because the aviation tests are secret, U.S. citizens will not find it on any government-issue map. Using a marked Air Force map to note the haphazard numbering of the test sites, Patton noted, 'No one knows why it is called Area 51.'"..\\
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Covering an area the size of Belgium, it is one of many test sites in the region. Yet because the aviation tests are secret, U.S. citizens will not find it on any government-issue map. Using a marked Air Force map to note the haphazard numbering of the test sites, Patton noted, 'No one knows why it is called Area 51.'"..\\
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!!!Area 51
''"Area 51 has served as a bombing range since World War II and as the site of the experimentation of the Blackbird, Drone 2 and Stealth fighters, the latter of which reminds some conspirators of UFOs.

Covering an area the size of Belgium, it is one of many test sites in the region. Yet because the aviation tests are secret, U.S. citizens will not find it on any government-issue map. Using a marked Air Force map to note the haphazard numbering of the test sites, Patton noted, "No one knows why it is called Area 51.""..\\
http://www.dailyprincetonian.com/Content/1999/02/15/news/Soichet.html

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Healthcare Projects
''"The first deployment experience of EHAS technologies and services took place in the province of Alto Amazonas in Loreto region of Peru. Alto Amazonas is a province with '''twice the surface area of Belgium'''."''\\
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!!!Wireless Technology Projects
''"The first deployment experience of EHAS technologies and services took place in the province of Alto Amazonas in Loreto region of Peru. Alto Amazonas is a province with '''twice the surface area of Belgium'''."''\\
http://mocca.objectweb.org/attach?page=Deliverables%2FD2.1_V0.2_Think+Tank+report+FINAL.doc
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Healthcare Projects
''"The first deployment experience of EHAS technologies and services took place in the province of Alto Amazonas in Loreto region of Peru. Alto Amazonas is a province with '''twice the surface area of Belgium'''."''\\
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''"Travel to William Creek and visit Lake Eyre North, access by a 4WD track through the vast Anna Creek Station, the largest cattle station in the world (the size of Belgium)"''.\\
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''"Travel to William Creek and visit Lake Eyre North, access by a 4WD track through the vast Anna Creek Station, the largest cattle station in the world ('''the size of Belgium''')"''.\\
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!!!The Largest Cattle Station in the World
''"Travel to William Creek and visit Lake Eyre North, access by a 4WD track through the vast Anna Creek Station, the largest cattle station in the world (the size of Belgium)"''.\\
http://www.aussieleisuretime.com/8dayoutbk.htm
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''"The largest iceberg recorded was '''the size of Belgium'''."''
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''"The largest iceberg recorded was '''the size of Belgium'''."''\\
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''"The world already possesses an astonishing 25,000 golf courses, covering '''an area the size of Belgium'''."''
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''"The world already possesses an astonishing 25,000 golf courses, covering '''an area the size of Belgium'''."''\\
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''"Our room was pure decadence, but plans to enjoy its overstuffed sofas, satellite TV and room service vanished on sight of the bed, '''a vast expanse of mattress the size of Belgium'''. Within minutes we were asleep, somewhere between Bruges and Brussels."''
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''"Our room was pure decadence, but plans to enjoy its overstuffed sofas, satellite TV and room service vanished on sight of the bed, '''a vast expanse of mattress the size of Belgium'''. Within minutes we were asleep, somewhere between Bruges and Brussels."''\\
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!!!Icebergs

''"The largest iceberg recorded was '''the size of Belgium'''."''
http://www.antarctica.ac.uk/Resources/schoolzone/information/FAQs/hazards.html

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!!!A Mattress

''"Our room was pure decadence, but plans to enjoy its overstuffed sofas, satellite TV and room service vanished on sight of the bed, '''a vast expanse of mattress the size of Belgium'''. Within minutes we were asleep, somewhere between Bruges and Brussels."''
http://travel.independent.co.uk/americas/south/article20554.ece
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!!!Golf Courses

''"The world already possesses an astonishing 25,000 golf courses, covering '''an area the size of Belgium'''."''
http://www.monbiot.com/archives/1990/01/01/a-pox-on-the-planet/