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2014-11-26 23:10:44

Port Fourchon has recently completed construction of a new multi-agency Emergency Operations Center (EOC), including a 30-seat incident command room utilizing the Christie Phoenix open content

2014-11-18 16:21:44

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Nov. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lynden Logistics, LLC is pleased to announce the signing of a letter of intent with Chieftain Metals Corp.

2014-11-17 23:10:30

Medical Scribe Systems (MSS), a leading national provider of medical scribe programs, has been ranked among the 100 Fastest Growing Private Companies in Los Angeles County by the Los Angeles Business

2014-11-17 23:00:57

Through a unique and intensive summer research experience, a group of six Mesa Community College (MCC) students may have discovered beneficial new uses of essential oils derived from naturally

2014-11-17 16:24:52

Private Holding Company, Rising Sun Systems, and Heritage Publishing Inc. Partner to Expand Market Share JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Nov.

2014-11-13 20:26:37

Sanders Ford is sponsoring the annual Swansboro Christmas Flotilla boat parade JACKSONVILLE, N.C., Nov.

2014-11-12 23:12:56

DX Engineering is a Major Sponsor of the January 2015 Navassa Island DXpedition, supplying the team with the new JK Antennas Navassa-5 Yagi Antenna—and it is available exclusively at DX Engineering.

2014-11-12 16:20:49

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2014-11-11 16:21:29

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Horizon Lines, Inc.


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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