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Bend In Appalachian Mountain Chain Finally Explained

Bend In Appalachian Mountain Chain Finally Explained

University of Rochester The 1500 mile Appalachian mountain chain runs along a nearly straight line from Alabama to Newfoundland—except for a curious bend in Pennsylvania and New York State. Researchers from the College of New Jersey and the...

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2014-07-25 23:01:32

Visional Technology to sell OptiGauge® thickness measurement systems in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Lumetrics announced today that Visional Technology, an engineering services company headquartered in San Juan Puerto Rico will begin selling and supporting Lumetrics’ OptiGauge® thickness measurement system and other measurement solutions in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean. These products are especially needed by the medical device and...

2014-07-17 23:10:40

ACTS, an Enterprise IT consulting firm, is pleased to announce the Jacksonville Business Journal has voted ACTS as one of the top 50 fastest growing companies in Jacksonville, FL. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 ACTS is pleased to announce it has been chosen as one of Jacksonville’s 50 fastest growing companies by the Jacksonville Business Journal (JBJ). An awards luncheon is being held in honor of the companies on Thursday, July 17th at the Hyatt Regency from 11:30 to 12:30. The...

2014-07-16 12:27:12

-- AbbVie and the AbbVie Foundation partner with The Heart of America Foundation, North Chicago Community School District 187, North Chicago Community Partners, United Way of Lake County, YouthBuild Lake County and Worcester Public Schools NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie today announced its first Week of Possibilities, an employee volunteer program to support educational improvement projects in local communities where AbbVie is based. As part of the...

2014-07-15 16:24:48

Ricki Taylor of Jacksonville, FL has been honored with a recognition by Jacksonville Magazine in its selection of "Top Mortgage Professionals In Jacksonville." JACKSONVILLE, Fla., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Announcing a special recognition appearing in the July, 2014 issue of Jacksonville Magazine published by White Publishing Co.. Ricki Taylor was selected for the following honor: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140715/127165 "Top Mortgage Professionals In...

2014-07-14 23:04:28

Seven promising startup companies developing online, mobile and software solutions to healthcare problems have been accepted into the University City Science Center’s first Digital Health Accelerator (DHA). The companies will be located in the new Innovation Center @3401. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Seven promising startup companies developing online, mobile and software solutions to healthcare problems have been accepted into the University City Science Center’s first...

2014-07-09 23:09:47

American Society of Anesthesiologists to Sponsor Hope For The Warriors Run New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Registration is now open for the New Orleans Run For The Warriors®, a 3-mile run and 1-mile walk to be held on Sunday, October 12, 2014 in New Orleans, LA. The New Orleans Run For The Warriors® is sponsored by the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) as part of their national educational event, ANESTHESIOLOGY™ 2014. All proceeds from the race will benefit...

2014-07-06 23:02:09

Working with local production company 365mmp, the hotel has cut its own video to accompany the music of Pharell's global hit 'Happy' joining hundreds of versions from destinations around the world as far flung as New Caledonia, Madagascar and Paris. Roseau, Dominica (PRWEB) July 06, 2014 Guests from all around the world already know The Fort Young is at the heart of their Dominica holidays. With the release of its new 'Happy Video' on social media, The Nature...

2014-07-02 23:04:22

Introducing San Juan Vintage Glamour. Van Tibolli, Corp hosted an exclusive Red Carpet Tibolli Launch Event on June 29th at the La Concha Resort in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Guests traveled from all over the island to personally meet Van Tibolli, CEO and Founder of GKhair and Tibolli along with the talented team of stylists who traveled from various parts of the USA to create the glamorous hairstyles on the runway. San Juan, Puerto Rico (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Van Tibolli, Corp is proud to...

2014-07-02 23:01:51

ACTS, an Enterprise IT consulting firm, is pleased to announce it has joined with River Region Human Services to support their first ever dance-a-thon to help raise money to purchase school supplies for low income, at-risk children in Jacksonville. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 ACTS is partnering with River Region Human Services for a dance-a-thon fundraiser on July 26, 2014 from 8:00am – 4:00pm at the Comedy Club, located at 11000 Beach Boulevard, Suite 8. The purpose of the...

2014-07-02 08:27:25

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Triple-S Management Corporation (NYSE: GTS) today announced that it plans to release financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014 before the market opens on Tuesday, August 5, 2014. Ramon M. Ruiz-Comas, President and Chief Executive Officer, will host a conference call to discuss these results at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time. To participate on the call, please dial 877-723-9511 or 719-325-4777 at least 5 minutes before...


Latest Geography of North America Reference Libraries

El Yunque National Forest
2013-12-24 11:12:40

The El Yunque National Forest, previously known as the Luquillo National Forest and the Caribbean National Forest, is a forest that is located in northeastern Puerto Rico. It’s the only tropical rain forest in the United States National Forest System. The forest is commonly referred to as El Yunque, which might be attributed to either a Spanish approximation of the aboriginal Taino word yu-ke which means “white lands”, or the word “anvil” which is yunque in Spanish. The second...

Central forest-grasslands transition
2013-04-19 18:13:27

The Central forest-grasslands transition are a prairie ecoregion of the central United States, a portion of the North American Great Plains. This is a great area that covers 157,000 square miles from central Illinois through the majority of Missouri, eastern Kansas, Oklahoma and into Texas. This region was conventionally a mixture of woodland and tall grass prairie, which as the soil is made up of highly fertile mollisols; most of the region has been transformed to farmland. The rainfall...

Montana Valey And Foothill Grasslands
2013-04-19 14:34:54

The Montana Valley and Foothill grasslands are an ecoregion of northwestern North America within the northern United States and Canada. This area is made up of rolling grassy hills and river valleys of the Rocky Mountains foothills within the US state of Montana and the Canadian province of Alberta. The area largely consists of the Rocky Mountain Front, where the Great Plains rise to meet with the Rockies, and is therefore close to the Continental Divide. The foothills are drained by the...

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...

Gulf of Mexico
2013-04-18 13:40:55

The Gulf of Mexico is an ocean basin that is largely surrounded by the continent North America and the island of Cuba. It’s bordered on the northeast, north, and northwest by the Gulf Coast of the United States, towards the southwest and south by Mexico, and towards the southeast by Cuba. It’s often referred to as the “Third Coast” in Texas and Louisiana, in comparison with the U.S. Pacific and Atlantic Coasts. The shape of its basin is more or less, an oval and is about 1,500...

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