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Admiral Sir George Back
2014-01-07 10:58:04

Admiral Sir George Back FRS, born November 6th of 1796 and died on June 23rd of 1878, was a British naval officer, naturalist, artist, and explorer of the Canadian Arctic. He was born in Stockport. When he was a boy, he went to sea as a volunteer in the frigate HMS Arethusa in the year 1808 and participated in the destruction of batteries on the Spanish coast. In the following year he was...

Arctic Ocean
2013-04-18 22:31:23

The Arctic Ocean which is located in the Northern Hemisphere and mostly in the Arctic north polar region, is the shallowest and smallest of the world’s five major oceanic divisions. The International Hydrographic Organization recognizes it as an ocean, although, some oceanographers consider it as the Arctic Mediterranean Sea or simply, the Arctic Sea, classifying it a Mediterranean sea or an...

2012-06-14 11:20:07

Symbol: RIHUH Group: Dicot Family: Grossulariaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Shrub Native Status: L48    N AK    N CAN    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:MI, MN, WA, WI Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta...

2012-06-18 07:40:37

Symbol: CAHE4 Group: Monocot Family: Cyperaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    N AK    N CAN    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AK Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta –...

2012-06-18 07:40:40

Symbol: CAHEH2 Group: Monocot Family: Cyperaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    N AK    N CAN    N Synonyms:   CACUR Carex curta Goodenough var. robustior (Kük.) B. Boivin Distribution: CarexheleonastesL. f. ssp.heleonastesdistribution:USA(AK, MI),CAN(AB, BC, LB, MB, NF, NT, NU, ON, QC, SK, YT)...

Black bass
2007-03-16 18:49:14

Micropterus (Lacépède, 1802), is a genus of freshwater fish in the sunfish family. The black basses are distributed throughout a large area east of the Rocky Mountains in North America, from the Hudson Bay basin in Canada to northeastern Mexico. Several species, notably the largemouth and smallmouth bass, have been very widely introduced throughout the world, and are now considered...

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  • A bookseller; now, especially, a dealer in rare and curious books.
This word comes from a Greek phrase meaning 'book seller.'
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