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2009-12-03 08:05:00

MURRIETA, Calif., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ActionView International, Inc. (Pink Sheets: AVEW) and its wholly-owned MatchFights subsidiary today announced The Rail Event Center in Salt Lake City, Utah as the location for the next World Championship Full Contact (WCFC) live event.

2009-12-02 08:42:00

VANCOUVER, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Great Basin Gold Ltd.

2009-11-17 05:55:00

Increasing temperatures at high altitudes are fueling the post-1950 growth spurt seen in bristlecone pines, the world's oldest trees, according to new research.

2009-11-16 18:06:00

RENO, Nev., Nov. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- On November 12, 2009, a jury rendered a verdict in favor of GameTech International, Inc. and against Trend Gaming Systems, LLC, in a case tried before the United States District Court for the District of Arizona.

2009-09-16 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 17: NATIONAL AIR RACES Profile America -- Thursday, September 17th.

2009-09-09 19:11:00

RENO, Nev., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GameTech International, Inc.

2009-08-21 10:34:11

Mercury levels in Utah's Great Salt Lake are the highest of any body of water in the United States, say scientists studying the effect on animal and plant life. All we know is that there is a problem out there, but there's more to understanding how to deal with it, said Manusel Pearce, a spokesman

2009-08-18 10:06:00

Online lessons, shipments of off-line education materials bring school to the student LAS VEGAS, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This time of year students across the country prepare to head back to school.

2009-08-10 15:48:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ("WorldHeart", Nasdaq: WHRT) World Heart Corporation, a pioneer in cardiac assist technologies, announced today that it has appointed Morgan Brown as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr.

2009-07-22 07:30:00

PETOSKEY, Mich., July 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rotate Black, Inc.

Latest Great Basin Reference Libraries

Great Basin National Park
2013-04-17 17:12:12

Great Basin National Park is located in Nevada in the United States. The park holds 77,180 acres of land in the arid mountainous area between the Wasatch Mountains and Sierra Nevada mountain range, known as the Great Basin. It is located in the east central portion of Nevada about 290 miles from Las Vegas. In 1922, President Warren G. Harding established the area around and within the Lehman Caves, a popular tourist attraction, as a national monument and in 1986, the area was merged with...

Weather Reference Library
2012-07-19 13:18:39

Fallon Nevada is located on the eastern side of the Sierra Nevada mountain chain which has a huge impact in the type of weather in the region and is more of an arid type pattern. Temperatures for Fallon NV: December and January mark the coldest months in the area with average temps around 20-40F. February through March temps warm into the average of 30-50 increasing to 60 by March. April is a mild month with temps in the 40-60 range on average. May and June the average temps warm to 50-70...

2007-03-16 18:32:33

The Cui-ui, Chasmistes cujus, is a large sucker fish endemic to Pyramid Lake in northwestern Nevada. It feeds primarily on zooplankton and possibly on nanoplankton (such as algae and diatoms). The maximum size of male cui-ui is approximately 21 in (53 cm) and 3.5 lb (1.6 kg) while females reach approximately 25 in (64 cm) and 6 lb (2.7 kg). The life span of Cui-ui is typically about forty years, but the fish do not reach sexual maturity until at least age eight. The Cui-ui is not only a...

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