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2014-08-20 23:02:03

SEAA is proud to announce the 2015 seminar is returning to New Orleans, LA. (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 The Board of Directors of Southeast Acquirers Association, Inc., is proud to announce that the 2015 SEAA Seminar will return to New Orleans, LA. The show is scheduled for April 20-22, 2015, at the New Orleans Marriott, located at 555 Canal Street. “The Marriott is a perfect location for enjoying the New Orleans experience,” said Martin Drake, completing his final term as SEAA...

2014-08-17 23:00:09

The Lodge at Chaa Creek has been recognised as “Belize’s Leading Spa Resort” at this year's World Tourism Awards. San Ignacio, Belize (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 The Lodge at Chaa Creek has been recognised as “Belize’s Leading Spa Resort” at the recent World Tourism Awards, an event the Wall Street Journal called “The travel Industry’s equivalent to the Oscars.” Speaking after the announcement at the awards ceremonies, held this year in Quito, Ecuador, Chaa Creek’s...

2014-08-14 23:05:20

Free Event Series Hosted by RMI Showcasing Innovative Technologies in Maryland Manufacturing Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 On Aug. 19 at the Baltimore Museum of Industry, the Regional Manufacturing Institute of Maryland (RMI) is launching its new GreenTech Series, a monthly outreach series to showcase the latest energy efficiency technologies and processes from Maryland manufacturers. The series will kick off with Matt Turpin, president of Maryland manufacturing organization...

2014-08-13 23:01:32

CollegeBound Foundation's new website will help give Baltimore City Students access to information and assistance aimed at helping them get accepted and graduate from college. The site is built using a responsive web design that will make the site very easy to access and use on mobile phones, which is the primary way that students access the internet. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 The CollegeBound Foundation has partnered with Baltimore’s top web design firm, The Canton...

2014-08-12 23:09:20

Arizona School of Real Estate & Business has announced details for a new location in the Northwest Valley. Glendale, Arizona (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Arizona School of Real Estate & Business has announced details for a new location in the Northwest Valley. Located on the Glendale/Peoria border, it will further provide opportunities for individuals seeking a rewarding career in the field of real estate. With an opening date set for September 15, the new campus will coincide with the...

2014-08-12 23:04:40

Melrose Moving Company (http://melrosemovinginc.com), announces a new blog post, “Los Angeles Office Movers Can Pack And Move Your Office Fast!” (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Melrose Moving Company has released a new blog post explaining how to move an office in Los Angeles with professional moving services. Moving an office can be difficult and time consuming. Business owners now have the options to hire professional commercial movers. A Los Angeles moving company provides important...

2014-08-11 12:28:13

Los Angeles residents are increasingly seeking medical attention by concierge physicians who are available to visit them in their own home 24 hours a day. LOS ANGELES, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It looks like medical trends are following the same pattern as fashion trends- what was once old is new again. In short, concierge physician care is back! What used to be a privilege for those born in the 18(th) century, is now a benefit that's being taken advantage of by many Los Angeles...

2014-08-05 12:22:40

Material handling to begin immediately PLANO, Texas, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Rare Earths, Inc. (OTCQB:UREE), a domestic rare earths exploration company with approximately 22,000 acres of mining claims in Idaho, Montana and Colorado, announced that the company has received approval from the U.S. Forest Service to access a stockpile located on USRE-held mining claims, which are part of the company's ongoing exploration efforts at the Last Chance prospect claims in the Lemhi...

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...

Better Understanding Of Marcellus Shale Could Inform Decisions On Hydrofracking
2014-07-22 03:54:03

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 University of Rochester now know what caused that bend—a dense, underground block of rigid, volcanic rock forced the chain to shift eastward as it was forming millions of years ago. According to Cindy Ebinger, a professor of earth and...


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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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.