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2008-06-17 12:00:27

By Nick Gevock, The Montana Standard, Butte Jun. 17--Clark Canyon reservoir remains about a quarter short of its long term average water supply despite the recent several weeks of cool, wet weather. The reservoir as of last week was holding about 121,000 acre feet of water, roughly three quarters its average of 167,000 acre feet for this time of year, said Dennis Miotke, manager of the East Bench irrigation district. It's only 9,000 acre feet more than last year but a big improvement...


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Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest
2013-11-22 11:53:36

The Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest is the largest of the National Forests in Montana of the United States. Covering 3.36 million acres, this forest is broken into 9 separate sections and extends across 8 counties in the southwestern region of the state. President Theodore Roosevelt gave a name to the two forests in 1908 and they merged in 1996. The forest headquarters are found in Dillon, Montana. In Roosevelt’s original legislation, the Deerlodge National Forest was called the Big...

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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.