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GOES-13 Satellite View of Irene, Jose and TD12
2011-08-30 11:03:47

While the remnants of Hurricane Irene drench Quebec and Newfoundland, Canada today, NASA satellites are keeping tabs on two other tropical cyclones in the Atlantic: Tropical Storm Jose and newly formed Tropical Depression 12.

2011-08-10 11:42:00

To view the Social Media Release, click here: http://smr.newswire.ca/en/xplornet-communications-inc/newfoundland-and-labrador-to-become-major-gateway WOODSTOCK, NB, Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Xplornet Communications Inc.

2011-07-14 00:00:28

CoursePark's first Provincial Program St.

2011-05-09 13:28:00

Highlights: -- Titan survey identifies a large (2.5 km by 800 m), mostly untested, easterly plunging chargeability anomaly associated with a sulphide-bearing zone within an extensive hydrothermal alteration system; -- Soil survey delineated an 800 m long and up to 750 m wide gold anomaly over the portion of the Titan anomaly that extends to surface; -- Soil data and previous drilling indicate that the...

2011-04-13 05:30:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today that a SITECH® Technology Dealer has been established in the Canadian provinces of Newfoundland and Labrador, Manitoba, Ontario and the territory of Nunavut.

2011-03-19 00:00:29

Ten States Down, Derek Brown Prepares for the Publix Georgia Marathon in March Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) March 17, 2011 Derek Brown is set to win again as he takes on the Publix Georgia Marathon, his 13th marathon so far on behalf of his 19 year-old brother, Austin who lives with Neurofibromatosis (NF).

2011-02-08 10:00:00

TSX-V: TXR Frankfurt: TX0 VANCOUVER, Feb. 8 /PRNewswire/ - TerraX Minerals Inc. (TSX.V: TXR; Frankfurt: TX0) has resumed fieldwork on its wholly-owned Stewart gold-copper property in Newfoundland.

2011-01-04 06:45:00

PASADENA, Calif., Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.

2010-12-20 10:00:00

TSX-V: TXR Frankfurt: TX0 VANCOUVER, Dec. 20 /PRNewswire/ - TerraX Minerals Inc. (TSX.V: TXR; Frankfurt: TX0) has received the results of fieldwork conducted in September and October on its wholly-owned Stewart gold-copper property in Newfoundland.

2010-12-02 09:10:00

ST. JOHN'S, Newfoundland, Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Statoil has been awarded interests in four new licences offshore Canada.


Latest Newfoundland Reference Libraries

Newfoundland Sheep
2014-10-23 13:48:34

The Newfoundland sheep, also known as the Newfoundland local, is a breed of domestic sheep that is native to and named after Newfoundland. The breed developed after the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, when sheep were introduced into the islands of the area. The North Country Cheviot and the Border Cheviot are known to be two of the breeds that helped develop the breed and it is thought the Border Leicester, Suffolk, Scottish Blackface, and Dorset may have been introduced into its...

Landseer
2013-06-19 14:24:18

The Landseer is a breed of domestic dog that is considered a color variant of the Newfoundland by most kennel clubs. However, many organizations consider it a distinct breed known officially as the Landseer European Continental Type (E.C.T.). The breed received its common name in honor of Sir Edwin Henry Landseer, a painter who created a picture called A Distinguished Member of the Humane Society in 1868, which featured a member of the breed. It is thought that the Landseer was locally...

2012-06-18 09:14:28

Symbol: BEMI2 Group: Dicot Family: Betulaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Shrub Native Status: CAN    N SPM    N Synonyms:   BETE3 Betula terrae-novae Fernald Distribution: BetulamichauxiiSarg. distribution:CAN(LB, NF, NS, QC),FRA(SPM) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division  ...

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2009-05-12 10:27:02

The Newfoundland is a large working breed used for pulling fishing nets and heavy equipment which originated in Newfoundland. Its ancestors, big black bear-like dogs introduced by the Vikings, also produced the St. John's Dog. The size of the breed was produced when large mastiffs were introduced into the gene pool. Irish and English fishermen visiting Newfoundland in the 1880s accurately describe the breed as it is today, due to early establishment of its attributes. The breed is not only an...

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2008-05-27 16:45:02

The Labrador Retriever is a gun dog which specializes in retrieving. It is considered the most popular breed in the world according to its registered ownership. The breed originated in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. It was developed using the St. John's Water Dog, which is also a predecessor of the Newfoundland breed. The breed was originally used for retrieval as well as pulling in offshore fishing nets. The breed is fairly large; a Labrador typically weighs 55 to 80 pounds and stands...

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Word of the Day
ultimo
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
The word 'ultimo' comes from the Latin phrase 'ultimo mense', 'in the last month'.
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