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2015-03-24 08:20:56

The only full ship, clothing-optional charter in 2015 is also the Lifestyle's most sought after of all time with 75% of cabins already booked. FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., March 24, 2015

2015-03-24 00:22:07

Four Stores Grand Opening in Jacksonville this Week PHOENIX, March 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Leslie's Poolmart, Inc.

2015-03-23 23:07:28

Phil Valentine, Executive Director of the Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery (CCAR), began his 6-month trek on the Appalachian Trail on March 19th, 2015.

2015-03-23 23:06:20

SIGNiX team to showcase new signing experience enhancements and recruit local talent for career opportunities CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.

2015-03-23 16:35:29

PORTLAND, Ore., March 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Springbrook Software, the leading provider of Cloud Solutions for local government, is pleased to welcome new client: the City of Elizabethtown,

2015-03-23 16:28:15

CASA GRANDE, Ariz., March 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- For a second year in a row, Banner Casa Grande Medical Center has been recognized by Becker's Hospital Review 2015, as a 150 Great Places to

2015-03-23 16:27:55

BOCA RATON, Fla., March 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- TransMedia Group (www.transmediagroup.com) said it will hoist up

2015-03-23 16:26:33

Hosted by the residents of Woodlawn and sponsored by The South East Chicago Commission, the Sixth Annual Woodlawn Community Summit: "One Path, Many Voices" will be held on Saturday, March 28, 2015

2015-03-23 08:21:38

Billings, Montana drivers take advantage of lowered prices on select models at local Ford, Lincoln, Mazda, Mitsubishi auto-dealer BILLINGS, Mont., Mar.

2015-03-23 00:21:02

WASHINGTON, March 23, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S.


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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dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
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