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2015-02-19 23:00:59

Lifetime achievement award recognizes Madeline Marzano-Lesnevich’s contributions to advancing the development of family law and the profession, her community service, and her dedication to family

2015-02-19 23:00:38

Deer Path of Huntley, a BMA affordable assisted living community, will host a St. Patrick's Day breakfast and continuing education course for professionals on March 17.

2015-02-19 12:29:36

Geosynthetics pioneer eyes expansion with acquisition of GeoDynamics SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Nilex Inc.

2015-02-19 12:26:38

WASHINGTON, Feb. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Census Bureau will begin the 2015 Census Test in the Savannah, Ga., area on Feb.

2015-02-19 00:22:07

Demolition Set to Begin; Groundbreaking Scheduled for Spring 2015 MILWAUKEE, Feb.

2015-02-18 23:07:55

Abby Executive Suites is proud to announce the completion of a comprehensive remodel of one of the company’s most popular Houston office spaces. Houston, Tex.

2015-02-18 23:04:51

Pak-Sher, a manufacturer of plastic take-out bags, food storage bags, deli-bags and food-handling products, successfully completed an economic development performance agreement in Kilgore, Texas,

2015-02-18 23:03:17

Duterte Insurance Group debuts a new local charity campaign in Texas to support the needs of Nicole, a thirteen year old girl who is fighting cancer, while her mother was forced to terminate her

2015-02-18 23:02:31

Neiman Marcus Boca Raton Helps Bring South Florida Luncheon Fundraising Total to Over $1.2 Million In Its Ninth Year Boca Raton, Florida (PRWEB) February 18,

2015-02-18 20:20:33

Customer satisfaction more than lip service at Edmonton dealership EDMONTON, Alberta, Feb.


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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pawl
  • 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.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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