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shipwrecks lake michigan
2015-04-22 08:56:22

With the ice that had been covering Lake Michigan gone and the waters unusually clear, a US Coast Guard helicopter crew flying a routine patrol mission discovered and captured images of several shipwrecks, some more than a century old, along the shoreline.

2015-04-22 08:30:32

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Drita D'Avanzo from the VH1 Hit TV show "Mob Wives" will be appearing at the new Crazy Horse in Pompano Beach located in sunny South Florida.

2015-04-22 08:28:53

CHICAGO, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Chicago Cultural Mile Association introduced Richard Lariviere, President of the Field Museum, as the Chicago Cultural Mile Association's newest

2015-04-21 23:10:27

University of South Carolina School of Law Graduate Joins Estate Planning Team Virginia Beach, VA (PRWEB) April 21, 2015 The Hook Law Center is proud

2015-04-21 23:03:22

Leadership Iowa nominations are accepted year-round, but must be received by May 1st to be eligible for the next year's class and self nominations are encouraged.

2015-04-21 23:02:09

Attorneys and business staff of the Miami office of international law firm Greenberg Traurig rolled up their sleeves and lent their support to various Miami-Dade County charities with the third-annual

2015-04-21 16:31:39

OpenScape enables streamlined government communications with mobility and the flexible work concept. MUNICH and BOCA RATON, Fla., April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

2015-04-21 16:24:54

CLEARWATER, Fla., April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- BayCare, the largest community-based health system in the Tampa Bay area, has been named to one of "America's Best Employers" by Forbes.

2015-04-21 16:22:53

OKLAHOMA CITY, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Templar Energy LLC announced today that effective April 1, 2015, the Company's borrowing base under its revolving credit facility is reaffirmed

2015-04-21 12:38:12

PORTLAND, Maine, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Olympia Companies will manage a state-of-the-art hotel


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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