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2014-09-26 23:07:44

Fall Plant Sale Begins October 3, 2014 Pine Mountain, GA (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 Fall is a wonderful time to get plants in the ground in time to establish

2014-09-09 23:12:13

Butterfly Lovers Unite to Celebrate this Vividly Colorful Insect; Dedicated Overnight Package Pine Mountain, GA (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 September

2014-08-28 23:05:35

Bike MS Event Returns for Ninth Year Pine Mountain, GA (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 More than 1,000 cyclists will be riding into town Sept.

2014-03-27 12:25:57

Receives Gold ADDY at the American Advertising Awards FRIANT, Calif., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Table Mountain Casino was recognized with a Gold ADDY award at this year's American

2014-03-16 23:04:20

Howard H. "Bo" Callaway, Former Secretary of Army and Callaway Gardens' Chairman Emeritus, Dies at age 86 Pine Mountain, Ga.

2014-02-28 23:29:39

Plant Fair & Sale Features Items Unique to the South; Gardening School and Workshop; Spring Beauty Pine Mountain, GA (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Head

Mountainous Ecosystems Acted Like A Thermostat For Millions Of Years
2014-02-06 14:21:46

For the first time, scientists have discovered how tree roots in the mountains may play an important role in controlling long-term global temperatures.

2013-11-21 23:21:24

25th annual Slim Chance Awards to kickstart Healthy Weight Week 2014. Ludlow, VT (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Green Mountain at Fox Run, sponsor of Healthy

Why Have Some Mountain Ranges Exceeded Their Expected Lifespan?
2013-06-27 19:07:30

New details published in the journal Nature reveals reasons behind why some mountain ranges exceed their expected lifespan.

Geologic Facelift For Appalachian Mountain Basin
2013-02-01 08:45:25

Despite the absence of any recent tectonic activity in the area, one region of the Appalachian Mountains looks vastly different from its surroundings, leading a team of US researchers to conclude that the location had undergone a transformation they refer to as a “geological facelift.”


Latest Mountain Reference Libraries

Chimborazo
2014-10-04 18:25:34

Chimborazo is an inactive stratovolcano that is located in Ecuador and is part of the Cordillera Occidental range of the Andes. This volcano reaches an elevation of 20,564 feet and although it is not the tallest mountain measured above sea level, its proximity to the equator makes its summit the farthest away from the center of the earth. The origin of its name is unknown, but it could have received its name from several words in the Quichua or Quechua language or from the Cayapa language....

Mount Carihuairazo
2014-10-04 17:42:58

Mount Carihuairazo is a volcanic caldera, most likely extinct, that is located in Ecuador. It is part of the Cordillera Occidental in the Andes Mountain range and reaches an elevation of 16,463 feet. This volcano, which is neighbored by Mount Chimborazo, is part of the Reserva de Produccion Faunistica Chimborazo, which protects the ecosystems and habitats of the vicuña,llama, and alpaca, all native species to the area. The volcano’s name is a mixture of three Quichu words Cari, huay, and...

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2012-06-15 05:22:32

Symbol: LILI Group: Dicot Family: Asteraceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Synonyms:   LALI3 Lacinaria ligulistylis A. Nelson Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CO, IL, MN, MO, MT, ND, NM, SD, WI, WY Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision...

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Word of the Day
plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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