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Long Beach Peninsula’s Lewis And Clark Interpretive Center Selected As ‘Whale Watching Spoken Here’ Program Site, March 23 Through 30, 2013
"Whale Watching Spoken Here" marks the start of land-based gray whale watching on the Washington coast, which begins in late March and continues through June.
Word of the Day
- A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.