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2014-09-20 23:00:24

Guests Safe, Resort Unharmed, Services Operating at 100 Percent Islands of Loreto, Baja, Mexico (PRWEB) September 20, 2014 Villa del Palmar at the Islands of Loreto today announced the resort did not experience any damage in relation to Hurricane Odile and is fully operational, with all amenities and activities available. Hurricane Odile struck Cabo San Lucas the night of September 14, 2014, bringing intense wind, rain and powerful surf conditions. Located on the east side of the Baja...

2014-09-20 23:00:18

Guests Returned Home and Resorts Experienced Minimal Damage Los Cabos, Baja, Mexico (PRWEB) September 20, 2014 The Villa Group announced today that its Los Cabos properties, including Villa del Palmar Cabo San Lucas, Villa La Estancia and Villa del Arco, experienced minimal damages in relation to Hurricane Odile, with plans to welcome guests back to the properties by the beginning of October. As of Sept. 19, all members and guests of the Villa Group’s Los Cabos properties have returned...

2014-09-18 23:14:28

Vacation Palm Springs is offering an affordable alternative for vacationers whose Cabo San Lucas trips have been impacted by hurricane Odile. Palm Springs, Ca (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Hurricane Odile hit the coast of Baja, California on September 15th, 2014 with devastating effects on many resorts and businesses in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Vacationers whose upcoming travel plans have been cancelled as a result can find affordable alternatives in a private Palm Springs vacation pool home....

2014-09-18 08:31:43

BALTIMORE, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Baltimore City Police Department (BPD) teams with area businesses for a citywide revitalization initiative in Baltimore's police districts to better serve their communities. The police districts are in critical need of renovations to strengthen their ability to serve all Baltimore City communities. Many of the districts are rundown, with poor ventilation systems, inadequate fitness facilities, restrooms, dining and meeting facilities. This...

2014-09-16 23:01:58

Festival Will Bring Vital Resources to Address Health Disparities and Increase Access to Quality Health Care in the Latino Community Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 As part of its Latinos Living Healthy Initiative, the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) will host the second annual health festival in Los Angeles, California. LULAC’s Feria de Salud will feature free health screenings for osteoporosis, HIV, and high blood pressure. Other free testing includes...

2014-09-16 12:27:08

Downtown Tempe hotel offers Pac 12 Channel, deluxe accommodations, late check-out time, two complimentary drinks and appetizer TEMPE, Ariz., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Pumping up sports lovers for the new college football season, the Courtyard Tempe Downtown offers everything guests need to cheer on their favorite teams. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140916/MN10330 While witnessing the action live in a stadium is nice, the downtown Tempe hotel is...

2014-09-15 23:07:55

New book reveals an inspiring story of living without arms or legs and finding the positive in every situation. JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Kent Bell wasn’t expected to live more than 24 hours after he was born. He came into the world without arms or legs and now, 49 years later, he has accomplished more in life than the average person. In his new book, “Look Ma, No Hands, No Legs Either,” he opens up about his childhood and how he became the man he is today by...

2014-09-15 23:04:12

Melrose Moving Company (http://www.moverslosangeles.mobi/), announces a new blog post, “Los Angeles Moving Services - 3 Advantages Of Having Packing And Unpacking Services” (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Melrose Moving Company has released a new blog post explaining the advantages of hiring moving services. Los Angeles moving services can help clients relocate faster and in better conditions. Clients should consider hiring a moving company to help them move their homes and business...

2014-09-12 23:09:17

Concentric Sky, an award winning software design and development firm based in Eugene, Ore., opened a new office in Portland this week. Eugene, Or (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 Concentric Sky moved into the Eastside Exchange Building located at 123 NE 3rd Ave; in the burgeoning, Industrial District of Downtown Portland. Annette Thurston, Executive Creative Director, will be heading-up the new office located in a mixed-use, creative space, shared with the Technology Association of Oregon...

2014-09-12 16:20:16

The Havana Business Improvement District, member merchants, partners and the Havana Motor Mile team up for a day of free fall family fun on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. AURORA, Colo., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Football, tailgating games, a Cornhole tournament, a chance to win $500 and a display of the best 4x4's on the market highlight the 4-Wheelin' City Slicker Jamboree Saturday, September 20, 10:00 AM TO 5:00 PM at the Dick's Sporting Goods Parking Lot at The Gardens on...


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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