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2014-12-18 16:21:20

Calgary-area Jeep dealer stocks new-model SUV crossovers AIRDRIE, Alberta, Dec.

2014-12-15 08:20:28

In 2014 Ritchie Bros. sold more than 32,500 items for CA$569+ million in Edmonton, AB, a 29 percent increase compared to CA$440+ million last year EDMONTON, Dec.

2014-12-12 23:05:52

In response to the Friends of Science climate change billboard campaign, the Sierra Club Canada Foundation published a blog piece on December 4, 2014, making claims about the Friends of Science

2014-12-11 23:09:22

Friends of Science Society strongly disagree with the speech of the World Bank President Jim Yong Kim’s wherein he lauded the British Columbia carbon tax as being “neutral and purely beneficial”

2014-12-09 12:35:39

EDMONTON, Dec. 9, 2014 /CNW/ - The MCW Group of Companies and Hemisphere Engineering Inc.

2014-12-08 23:02:14

RoboVent (http://www.robovent.com), a leading U.S.

2014-12-03 23:05:01

Friends of Science climate change video billboard in Montreal, Quebec has been challenged by a You Tube video by La Chorale du Peuple or "The People's Chorus." The Friends of Science

2014-12-02 12:21:44

Automotive group details comparison research against big name competitors EDMONTON, Alberta, Dec.

2014-12-02 08:25:57

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Dec. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Century Casinos, Inc.

2014-12-02 08:20:38

Annual study of collision claims data, ranks safe driving communities TORONTO, Dec.


Latest Alberta Reference Libraries

Daspletosaurus
2013-04-28 18:27:18

Daspletosaurus, meaning “frightful lizard” is a genus of tyrannosaurid theropod dinosaur that resided in western North America between 77 and 74 million years ago, during the Late Cretaceous Period. Fossils of the only named species were found in Alberta, although other possible species from Alberta and Montana wait for description. Daspletosaurus is closely related to the much larger and more current Tyrannosaurus. Like most of the known tyrannosaurids, it was a multi-ton bipedal...

Northern short grasslands
2013-04-18 23:18:40

The Northern short grasslands is only 1 of 867 terrestrial ecoregions defined by the World Wide Fund for Nature. This ecoregion includes portions of the Canadian provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan, and the American Great Plains states of Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wyoming. The Northern short grasslands have a semi-arid climate, with the annual average precipitation ranging from 270mm to 450mm. The winters here are cold, with an average temperature of 14 degrees...

Aspen Parkland
2013-04-18 22:46:28

Aspen parkland is a reference to a very large area of transitional biome between prairie and boreal forest in two sections; the Peace River Country of northwestern Alberta that crosses the border into British Columbia, and a much larger area stretching from central Alberta, all across central Saskatchewan to south-central Manitoba near the US border. Aspen parkland is made up of groves of aspen poplars and spruce interspersed with areas of prairie grasslands, also intersected by large stream...

2012-06-15 04:16:02

Symbol: MEAL8 Group: Lichen Family: Parmeliaceae Growth Habit: Lichenous Native Status: NA    N Synonyms:   PAAL23 Parmelia albertana Ahti Classification:       Kingdom   Fungi – Fungi Division   Ascomycota – Sac fungi Class   Ascomycetes Order   Lecanorales Family   Parmeliaceae Genus   Melanelia Essl. – melanelia lichen Species   Melanelia albertana (Ahti) Essl. – Alberta...

800px-Troodon_skeletal
2011-09-27 15:56:33

Troodon, meaning “wounding tooth,” is a genus of bird-like dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous Period (76 to 65 million years ago). Troodon was discovered in 1855 in North America and was one of the first dinosaurs found there. Fossils of this specimen have been found from Alaska to Wyoming, with possible Troodon fossils also being found in Texas and New Mexico. Troodon is known from the Judith River Formation and the upper Two Medicine Formation of Montana, the Judith River Group of...

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plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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