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2013-10-25 23:01:09

Hundreds turn out for in-depth discussion on best practices, strategic planning for broadband expansion across state. Lansing, MI (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 Watch the Livestream Recording Access the Agenda & Presentations The 2013 Michigan Broadband Conference at the Kellogg Center at Michigan State University in Lansing drew more than 300 attendees and another 150 via Livestream yesterday. The statewide broadband technology conference was co-hosted by Connect Michigan and the Library...

2013-10-25 23:00:09

St. Anthony of Lansing, a BMA affordable assisted living community, will host a Veterans Day celebration on Nov. 11. The community, which is located in southern Cook County, Illinois, serves low-income seniors who need some help to maintain their independence. Bradley, Illinois (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 St. Anthony of Lansing, a BMA affordable assisted living community, will celebrate Veterans Day with several activities on Nov. 11. The community, which is located at 3025 Spring Lake Drive...

2013-10-24 23:22:30

The Talent Cloud is the latest flexibility innovation, benefiting customers and staffers alike. The era of Facetime, Skype and Google Hangouts (technology allowing people to feel close even when they are far apart) is becoming more widespread in Michigan’s workplaces thanks to the Talent Cloud. Lansing, Michigan (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 Quick quiz: (1). Remember “corded-phones” (aka landlines with cords) that forced you to stay in one spot for an entire conversation? (2) Remember...

2013-10-23 23:29:53

Support Group meetings are offered free of charge to anyone interested in participating. (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 The Michigan Lupus Foundation will be holding a lupus Support Group meeting in Downriver Detroit (Wyandotte) on November 6th. Meeting Details: Wednesday, November 6th 7:00pm – 8:30pm Wyandotte Hospital 2333 Biddle Dining Room H - Inside Cafeteria Wyandotte, MI 48192 Topic: Fear & Anxiety with Lupus These meetings are designed to assist people with lupus and their family...

2013-10-20 23:00:14

The Hunt for the Reds of October event raises funds and awareness for the American Red Cross and showcases quality red wines being grown on the peninsula. Leelanau Peninsula, Michigan (PRWEB) October 20, 2013 It’s harvest time along the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail. As vintners work hard plucking plump grapes from the vines and pouring samples of wines in the jam-packed tasting rooms, they are also gearing up to showcase the quality red wines being produced on the peninsula. The Hunt...


Latest Geography of Michigan Reference Libraries

Ottawa National Forest
2013-12-24 11:52:01

Ottawa National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the upper peninsula of Michigan. This forest holds 993,010 acres and encompasses many counties including Iron, Ontonagon, Marquette, and Baraga counties. The area was once inhabited by the Ojibwa people, who were known for gathering beaver pelts and trading or selling them with traders from Canada and eastern areas of the United States. When the fur trade declined, this forest and many others were sold in the Treaty...

Huron-Manistee National Forests
2013-11-01 12:56:11

Huron-Manistee National Forests are two national forests located in the lower peninsula of Michigan. The forests were combined in 1945 and hold 978,906 acres of public lands, wetlands, and other lands and waters. Huron National Forest, established in 1909, and Manistee National Forest, established in 1938, are not connected, but they had to be combined due to administrative issues. The Huron area is prone to fires, because of the large numbers of the highly flammable Jack Pine tree. The...

Isle Royale National Park
2013-04-18 00:37:38

Isle Royal National Park is located in the state of Michigan in the United States. The park contains 571,790 acres of land and water. Its mains feature is Isle Royale, the largest island in Lake Superior that stretches over forty-five miles. The park also contains four hundred smaller islands and the water that connects them. The park was established in 1940, designated as a Wilderness Area in 1976, and designated as an International Biosphere Reserve in 1980. Isle Royal once hosted a...

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2009-01-17 20:55:40

The Grayling (Thymallus thymallus) is a species of freshwater fish belonging to the salmon family Salmonidae. It is native to the Palearctic ecozone (belonging or pertaining to a geographical division comprising Europe, Africa north of the tropic of Cancer, the northern part of the Arabian Peninsula, and Asia north of the Himalayas), and is widespread throughout northern Europe, from the United Kingdom and France to the Ural Mountains in Russia. It was introduced to Morocco in 1948, however...

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2005-06-14 11:52:08

The Arctic grayling (Thymallus arcticus) is a species of freshwater fish in the salmon family (family Salmonidae) of order Salmoniformes. It comprises five subspecies, including the Arctic grayling proper (T. arcticus arcticus). It is native to the Nearctic (one of the eight terrestrial ecozones dividing the Earth's land surface) and Palearctic ecozones, T. arcticus arcticus being widespread throughout the Arctic and Pacific drainages in Canada, Alaska, and Siberia, as well as the upper...

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tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.