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2015-01-20 12:21:21

Puerto Rico Tourism Company announced as Host of the 2016 event MANCHESTER, England, January 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Puerto Rico, a US Commonwealth, was today

2015-01-19 23:01:17

Ferguson Moving Company has recently published a blog on the Tiny House Movement in Vancouver.

2015-01-14 08:20:51

OTTAWA, Ontario, Jan. 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study released today reveals that $7 billion is being spent on asset renewal and infrastructure improvements in the bi-national Great Lakes-St.

2015-01-13 23:08:44

Condo Hotels Playa del Carmen offers an exciting new travel app for visiting guests.

2015-01-13 16:24:13

L.A. Film Office Introduces New Method for Tracking Local Film Production LOS ANGELES, Jan.

2015-01-07 23:05:00

Top destination management company (DMC) ACCESS Destination Services announced today it is expanding into New Orleans with industry veterans Shelley Pigéon and Jill DiMarco of Signature Events.

2014-12-29 08:25:04

MADRID, December 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - The "Bypass west of Acapulco" road, located in the state of Guerrero, will be 11 kilometers long

2014-12-22 20:21:51

Montevilla community offers new Villa-style homes JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Dec.


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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