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High Mountain Asia glacier melt
2015-05-27 12:54:00

The Everest region could change forever as a new scientific model of glaciation has predicted that glacier volume could be reduced between 70% and 99% by 2100.

2015-05-21 16:36:13

Enterprise Strength Mobile GIS Delivered in a True SaaS Model PITTSBURGH, May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- (OTC Pink: GSPH), Geospatial Corporation announced plans to formally launch GeoUnderground

2015-05-18 08:21:11

AZOUR, Israel, May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Ituran Location and Control Ltd.

2015-05-11 23:02:30

EWBN kicks off the spring and summer season by hosting a customer appreciation event that will display the company’s abilities to create the perfect outdoor living space. Leola,

2015-05-07 23:01:22

Woolpert scientist honored for writing a new accuracy paradigm for digital geospatial data. TAMPA, Fla. (PRWEB) May 07, 2015 Dr.

2015-05-06 08:21:25

MIAMI, May 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- International Port Corp received US Licenses today from both the US Treasury Department and the US Commerce Department for direct passenger ferry service from

2015-05-04 08:31:48

Solutions for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing Professionals that Streamline Geospatial Workflows and Increase the Quality of Deliverables TAMPA, Fla., May 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

2015-04-30 23:09:17

With First Integrations from Leading Mapping Vendors, New Multi-Channel Sensor Joins Popular HDL-32E as Mapping Sensor of Choice MORGAN HILL, Calif.

2015-04-29 23:06:38

Juchmann to Present at Small Unmanned Systems Business Exposition, ‘The Silicon Valley Drone Show,’ on April 30 MORGAN HILL, Calif.

2015-04-27 23:07:56

Author Jeremy Gosnell's thriller explores past civilizations and the lessons they hold for the future. (PRWEB) April 27, 2015


Latest Geography Reference Libraries

Flower garden
2013-08-21 08:27:49

Flower gardens, used for beautification purposes, contain various flowering plants providing blooms all year long and can be elaborate or simple. Flower gardens come in all shapes, sizes, and colors. Formal flower gardens are planned out and serve as a multi-function garden, such as growing herbs around the border of a flower garden with edible blooms. Shrubs are also used in creating flower gardens suitable for plants requiring shade. A haphazard flower garden is one that is allowed to...

Dusky Pademelon, Thylogale brunii
2013-05-01 15:23:20

The dusky pademelon (Thylogale brunii), also known as the dusky wallaby, is a marsupial that can be found on the Kai and Aru islands, Papua New Guinea, and in the Trans Fly savanna and grasslands ecoregion in Papua Province in Indonesia. It prefers a habitat in both arid and tropical savannahs, forests, shrublands, lowlands, and grasslands. This species was named after its discoverer, Cornelis de Bruijn, and was once commonly known as philander, or “friend of man,” and the Aru Island...

Central and Southern mixed grasslands
2013-04-19 16:42:25

The Central and Southern mixed grasslands are a prairie ecoregion of the central United States, a portion of the North American Great Plains. This is a vast grassland area with few trees running north to south from central Nebraska through central Kansas and western Oklahoma to north central Texas, covering about 282,000 square kilometers. This is a transition zone between the Central tall grasslands and Central forest-grasslands transition ecoregions towards the east and the Western short...

Northern short grasslands
2013-04-18 23:18:40

The Northern short grasslands is only 1 of 867 terrestrial ecoregions defined by the World Wide Fund for Nature. This ecoregion includes portions of the Canadian provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan, and the American Great Plains states of Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wyoming. The Northern short grasslands have a semi-arid climate, with the annual average precipitation ranging from 270mm to 450mm. The winters here are cold, with an average temperature of 14 degrees...

Northern tall grasslands
2013-04-18 23:14:41

The Northern tall grasslands is only 1 of 867 terrestrial ecoregions defined by the World Wide Fund for Nature. This ecoregion largely follows the Red River Valley in the Canadian province of Manitoba and the American states of Minnesota and North Dakota. The grasslands have a humid continental climate with moderate precipitation, normally between 450 and 700 mm. The winters are very cold, with an average temperature of 9.5 degrees Fahrenheit, and the summer are warm with the mean...

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Word of the Day
chomage
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]
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