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2015-02-27 23:21:28

Peacock Alley Design Studio celebrates its first year in Atlanta with a cocktail reception benefiting Children's Healthcare of Atlanta on Thursday, March 5th. Dallas,

2015-02-27 23:20:21

Guest Speakers Include Kayla Martell, former Miss America Finalist Long Island, NY (PRWEB) February 26, 2015 An informative Women's Hair Loss Seminar

2015-02-27 23:16:41

For the Fifth Time, Allegient Joins this List of Exceptional Workplaces Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) February 26, 2015 Indianapolis-based IT consulting firm

2015-02-27 23:09:12

The state of Louisiana will receive an additional $2.4 million in government awards to fund remaining relief efforts of Hurricane Isaac.

2015-02-27 23:08:11

Virtuabotix is excited to announce it is looking to start a local meetup group and participate with local Portland, OR schools and innovators. Portland, OR (PRWEB)

2015-02-27 23:05:41

The typical Florida worker spends more than 25 minutes commuting each workday. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) February 27, 2015 The Obrella Insider released

2015-02-27 23:04:47

One of the Valley’s leading digital marketing firms, the spr agency, has added a new junior account executive to its growing agency. Scottsdale, Arizona (PRWEB)

2015-02-27 23:04:45

One of Arizona’s leading digital marketing firms, the spr agency, is growing its team of marketing professionals with the addition of a new junior account executive. Scottsdale,

2015-02-27 23:04:39

One of the Arizona’s leading digital marketing firms, the spr agency, is growing its agency with the addition of a new junior account executive. Scottsdale,

2015-02-27 23:04:06

With breathtaking views that showcase the Cascade foothills as well as hillsides rooted with western hemlock, red alder and big leaf maples, the 640-acre gated neighborhood will offer a total


Latest Geography of the United States Reference Libraries

Shoshone National Forest
2014-07-31 09:55:03

Shoshone National Forest is located in the state of Wyoming. It is comprised of 2,500,000 acres of protected land and is separated into five districts including the Washakie Ranger District and the Greybull Ranger District. It was part of the Yellowstone Timberland Reserve, which was the first national forest in America, but was given its own status as a national forest in 1891. Evidence has shown that Native American tribes have inhabited the lands of the Shoshone National Forest from as...

Sawtooth National Forest
2014-07-31 09:07:15

Sawtooth National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of Idaho. It contains 2,102,461 acres of protected land that is separated into four sections known as the Fairfield Ranger District, the Minidoka Ranger District, the Ketchum Ranger District, and the Sawtooth National Recreation Area. The area was first designated as the Sawtooth Forest Reserve by President Theodore Roosevelt in 1905, but was given its current name and status after several land additions,...

Wallowa-Whitman National Forest
2014-07-31 08:39:40

Wallowa–Whitman National Forest is a national forest that is located in the states of Idaho and Oregon in the United States. It contains 2,392,508 acres of land that was once inhabited by the Nez Perce people in 1400 CE and would later become home to the Joseph Band of the same tribe. Later, other tribes inhabited the area including the Shoshone, Bannock, and Cayuse tribes and Europeans would settle there in 1860. President Theodore Roosevelt established the Chesnimnus Reserve and the...

Willamette National Forest
2014-07-31 08:27:52

Willamette National Forest is a national forest that is located in the state of Oregon in the United States. It can be found in the central section of the Cascade Range and holds 1,678,031 acres, of which over 380,000 acres comprise eight designated wilderness areas. This forest first began its life as the Cascade Forest Reserve, which was established by President Grover Cleveland as a reaction to public protests to protect the Cascade Mountains in 1893. At this time, the reserve extended...

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...

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  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
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