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2013-10-02 23:32:53

Three new inductees into the Scottsdale Community College Athletic Hall of Fame will be honored at a Hall of Fame Awards reception Saturday, Oct. 12 as part of the College's 2013 Homecoming Weekend festivities. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 Three new inductees into the Scottsdale Community College Athletic Hall of Fame will be honored at a Hall of Fame Awards reception Saturday, Oct. 12 as part of the College's 2013 Homecoming Weekend festivities. SCC has selected two...

2013-10-01 23:01:17

The intriguing cable television show will air on KAZ-TV “Arizona’s Own" throughout the month of October for Flagstaff, AZ and vicinity. Coral Springs, FL (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 Producers of Viewpoints Industry TV are pleased to announce October air dates for Flagstaff, Arizona. The city, which was once known for the lumber and railroad industries, is now major distribution hub for two household name brands – Nestlé Purina PetCare and Walgreens. In addition, it is...

2013-09-30 23:03:12

Arizona Balance & Hearing Associates expands its hearing care services to patients in Scottsdale, AZ with the opening of their newest practice location. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 The leading hearing aid provider in Phoenix, AZ, Arizona Balance & Hearing Associates, expanded their existing practice by opening another clinic in Scottsdale. As the number of individuals suffering from hearing loss increases, so does the need for high quality hearing healthcare...

2013-09-23 23:23:15

Mayors Stanton and Lane will be the opening speakers for the Visionaries Series plenary sessions at the conference in Scottsdale, Arizona WASHINGTON, D.C. (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 The Care Continuum Alliance announced today that Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton and Scottsdale Mayor W.J. “Jim” Lane will be the opening speakers for the Visionaries Series Keynote Speakers on October 24 and 25, respectively, at the organization’s annual conference, CCA Forum 2013, to be held in Scottsdale,...

2013-09-18 23:28:07

Leading provider of credit repair services, Progrexion, opens new office in Phoenix, AZ, bringing hundreds of jobs to the area, as well as a robust corporate giving program. (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 Progrexion, the nationwide leading provider of services in the credit repair industry, has announced that it is opening a new office in Phoenix, AZ, which will bring hundreds of new jobs to the area. “We are excited to enter such a dynamic and high-quality market like Phoenix to meet our...


Latest Geography of Arizona Reference Libraries

Prescott National Forest
2013-12-30 12:34:28

The Prescott National Forest is a 1.25 million acre United States National Forest that is located in north central Arizona within the vicinity of Prescott. The forest can be found in the mountains southwest of Flagstaff and north of Phoenix in Yavapai County, with a minute portion stretching into southwestern Coconino County. The administrative offices are located in Prescott and the local ranger district offices are located in Chino Valley, Camp Verde, and Prescott. This forest includes Lynx...

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2013-11-01 16:08:30

Kaibab National Forest is located in Arizona and borders the Grand Canyon in the north and south. It was established in 1909 and is separated into two areas known as the North Kaibab Ranger District and the South Kaibab Ranger District. The Grand Canyon forms a natural boundary between the two districts, which make up about 1.6 million acres of land. The elevations in the forest vary between 5,500 feet and 10,418 feet. This national forest holds four designated wilderness areas including...

Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest
2013-11-01 09:56:20

The Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest is a 2.76 million acre United States National Forest which runs along the Mogollon Rim and the White Mountains in east-central Arizona and extending into the U.S. state of New Mexico. Both forests are managed as one unit by USDA Forest Service from the forest headquarters in Springerville, Arizona. It has over 400 species of wildlife. With its high elevation and cool summer breezes, it is a popular weekend destination from the hot desert for Phoenix,...

Coconino National Forest
2013-10-15 09:37:43

Coconino National Forest is a national forest that is located in the state of Arizona in the United States. This national forest contains 1.856-million acres of land and is separated into three districts, known as the Flagstaff District, the Red Rock District, and the Mogollon Rim District. All of which differ in geography and environment. It surrounds the cities of Flagstaff and Sedona and is bordered by four different national forests, including Tonto National Forest along the southern...

Mogollon Monster
2013-09-27 09:52:25

The Mogollon Monster is a Bigfoot-type creature claimed to inhabit central and eastern Arizona along the Mogollon Rim. It is said to be nocturnal and omnivorous and very territorial. It walks with wide strides leaving 22-inch footprints. The creature has also been alleged to mimic birds, coyotes, and other wildlife, and will also make whistling sounds. It builds its nest out of pine needles, twigs, and leaves. It is also said that it will throw stones from a hidden location. Its feeding...

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  • A spider.
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'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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