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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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2014-07-29 23:14:17

Coast 2 Coast LIVE Will Be In Miami, Florida On July 31, 2014. Miami, FL (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Coast 2 Coast LIVE ends its July Tour in the MIA. The event will feature Coast 2 Coast CEO Lil Fats as well as celebrity guest judges. Coast 2 Coast LIVE Miami Edition, July 31, 2014, will bring together independent hip hop artists, celebrity judges and industry professionals including DJs, Producers, A&Rs and more. Coast 2 Coast LIVE provides major artists and indie artists alike an...

2014-07-29 23:13:12

Memorial Hermann sees increase in drowning incidents. Houston, TX (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Drowning could be considered a silent killer – one that can happen in less than a minute and comes with no warning. As we hit the peak of summer activity this year, physicians at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center are seeing an increased number of drowning and near-drowning incidents in Houston. “We typically see an increase in water accidents during...

2014-07-29 23:11:26

The combined work of three artists from central Illinois make up the summer exhibit at the State Street gallery. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 The State Street Gallery at Robert Morris University Illinois has brought together three artists from the central part of the state in a joint exhibition at the RMU State Street Gallery, 401 S. State in Chicago. Bernie White-Hatcher of Rochester, Barnabas Helmy of Springfield and John Scarborough of Granite City demonstrate different...

2014-07-29 23:10:59

The new development will bring premier dementia care and 15-20 jobs to Oconto County, WI. Oconto Falls, WI (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 The Cottages Investment Group, LLC introduces their third development project, The Cottages at MeadowLands Memory Care, to break ground July 30, 2014. Focusing on the growing population of those suffering from memory loss and forms of dementia, Wade T. Micoley, owner of W.M. Enterprises, Inc., has approved the development of Oconto Fall’s first assisted living...

2014-07-29 23:04:30

Leading West Coast information management and data services firm iBridge LLC announced today the opening of its new Seattle office to better serve the growing number of legal, health, and software clients in and around the Puget Sound region. Beaverton, OR (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Leading West Coast information management and data services firm iBridge LLC announced today the opening of its new Seattle office to better serve the growing number of legal, health, and software clients in and...

2014-07-29 23:03:38

Lilly Davenport Joins MAP to Drive Ongoing Financial Growth AUSTIN, TX (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 MAP Health Management announced today it has appointed Lilly Davenport as Chief Financial Officer, effective July 1, 2014. Ms. Davenport will report to MAP Chief Executive Officer, Jacob Levenson. “We are very excited to have Lilly on board at MAP,” stated Levenson. “She brings many years of financial leadership and will be instrumental to MAP and our client base as we continue our rapid...

2014-07-29 23:02:42

Atlanta Special FX expands into International market just months after opening four new offices in the United States. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Just months after the recent announcement of Atlanta Special FX expanding offices to 4 new states, the exciting FX family does it again! Michael Willett, Owner of Atlanta Special FX and one time farmboy from Arkansas, is shocking the world with his new vision and strategies of bringing innovative event technologies to the masses....

2014-07-29 23:02:21

Holland & Hart’s Bret Busacker, a partner in the firm’s Boise office, has been appointed to the Board of Directors for the American Red Cross of Greater Idaho. Busacker is an experienced business attorney with a focus on employee benefits and executive compensation matters. Boise, Idaho (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Bret Busacker, a partner in Holland & Hart LLP’s Boise office, has been appointed to the Board of Directors for the American Red Cross of Greater Idaho. Busacker is an...

2014-07-29 20:22:21

BATON ROUGE, La., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) announced today that Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Scott Tozier and Senior Vice President and President, Performance Chemicals Matt Juneau will present at the Jefferies 2014 Global Industrials Conference in New York, N.Y. on August 13. The format of the conference will include a 25-minute formal presentation to begin at 12:30 p.m. ET with 1x1 discussions scheduled throughout the...

2014-07-29 20:20:35

DOTHAN, Ala., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Selma St. Market is expanding its service by offering U-Haul rental equipment. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140729/130930 "Customers love the addition of U-Haul," said Selma St. Market manager Sammy Lazazwa. "I love the addition as well. We have a great relationship with the company." Selma St. Market is located in a neighborhood. Lazazwa believes the addition of U-Haul is benefitting his neighbors by making it simpler and...


Latest Geography of the United States Reference Libraries

Great Smoky Mountains National Park
2014-05-27 15:19:19

Great Smoky Mountains National Park is an American National Park located in the two states of North Carolina and Tennessee. The Great Smoky Mountains, from which the park received its name, are part of a small section of the Appalachian Mountain chain known as the Blue Ridge Mountains. The park holds 522,419 acres of federally protected land and was established in 1934, although Congress had sanctioned the development of the park in 1926. It is known as the first park to be funded in part...

Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest
2014-01-20 14:38:41

Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest is a United States National Forest that is located in the state of Washington. This forest holds 2,561,454 acres and extends along the Cascade Range to Mount Rainier National Park. The forest is divided into four ranger districts known as the Mt. Baker District, the Darrington Ranger District, the Skykomish Ranger District, and the Snoqualmie Ranger District. Because over half of the population of Washington lives within seventy miles of this forest and...

Deschutes National Forest
2013-12-24 12:04:50

The Deschutes National Forest is a United States National Forest that is located in some parts of Deschutes, Klamath, Lake, and Jefferson counties in central Oregon. It makes up 1.8 million acres along the eastern side of the Cascade Mountains. In 1908, the Deschutes National Forest was established from some parts of the Blue Mountains, Cascade, and Fremont National Forests. In the year 1911, some parts of the Deschutes National Forest were split off to create the Ochoco and Paulina National...

Dixie National Forest
2013-12-24 12:00:06

Dixie National Forest is a United States National Forest located in Utah with headquarters located in Cedar City. It takes up 2 million acres and stretches for about 170 miles across southern Utah. As it is the largest national forest in Utah, it straddles the divide between the Great Basin and the Colorado River. It is located in parts of Garfield, Iron, Kane, Wayne, Washington, and Piute counties. The majority of the forest lies in Garfield County. There are local ranger district offices...

Ouachita National Forest
2013-12-24 11:17:49

Ouachita National Forest is a United States National Forest that is located in eastern areas of Oklahoma and western areas of Arkansas. This forest holds 1,784,457 acres and is the oldest national forest in the southern portion of the United States. This forest holds six designated wilderness areas including Black Fork Mountain Wilderness and Flatside Wilderness. This forest extends through fifteen counties including Le Flore County in Oklahoma and Logan and Yell counties in Arkansas....

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