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2014-06-18 16:22:08

STAVANGER, Norway, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Competentia,the international oil and gas project management and engineering recruitment consultancy todays announced the

2014-06-16 04:20:12

Tests further validate surface-launched AMRAAM's role in ground-based air defense PARIS, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Royal Norwegian Air Force (RNoAF) successfully fired four

2014-06-12 23:05:56

BAUHAUS Denmark, Norway and Iceland has selected NetDimensions Talent Suite as their centralized solution for learning and talent management for its 2,300 employees. Aalborg,

2014-06-11 23:02:16

Frontier Natural Products Co-op, a leader in natural and organic herbs, spices and aromatherapy products, has committed $27,000 in scholarship funds to Archi’s Acres’ Veterans Sustainable

2014-06-11 16:21:22

WASHINGTON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Norwegian Air International (NAI) today released the following statement on House passage of Fiscal Year 2015 Transportation, Housing, and

2014-06-09 23:02:45

The black tie event will honor Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway, the Calvin Klein Collection, and HBO for their proactive contributions to the fight against AIDS, following hot on the heels

2014-05-28 12:24:11

LONDON, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:

2014-05-27 08:22:57

HOUSTON, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MRC Global Inc.

2014-05-23 12:23:28

Epic video with Olympic alpine heroes in Northern Norway TROMSØ, Norway, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International hotel tycoon Petter Stordalen teamed up with


Latest Norway Reference Libraries

Erik The Red
2014-01-06 11:48:00

Known as Erik the Red, Erik Thorvaldsson is remembered in medieval and Icelandic saga sources as having founded the first Norse settlement in Greenland. The Icelandic tradition signifies that he was born in Rogaland, Norway. The designation “the Red” probably refers to his hair or his beard color. Leif Ericson, the well-known Icelandic explorer, was Erik’s son. When Erik the Red’s father was exiled from Norway due to manslaughter, he sailed west from Norway accompanied by...

Leif Ericson
2014-01-06 10:25:39

Leif Ericson was a Norse explorer seen as the first European to land in North America nearly 500 years prior to Christopher Columbus. According to the Sagas of Icelanders, he established a Norse settlement at Vinland, identified with the Norse L’Anse aux Meadows on the northern point of Newfoundland in modern-day Canada. It is believed that Leif was born in Iceland around the 970’s - the son of father Erik the Red, an explorer and outlaw from Western Norway. Erik founded the first...

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2012-06-14 13:05:09

Symbol: PIAB Group: Gymnosperm Family: Pinaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Native Status: L48    I CAN    I Synonyms:   PIEX2 Picea excelsa (Lam.) Link Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CT, IL, KY, MA, ME, MN, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, VA, VT, WI, WV Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants...

2012-06-15 06:43:59

Symbol: HYNO4 Group: Moss Family: Amblystegiaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Bryophyta – Mosses Subdivision   Musci Class   Bryopsida – True mosses Subclass   Bryidae Order   Hypnales Family   Amblystegiaceae Genus   Hygrohypnum Lindb. – hygrohypmum moss Species   Hygrohypnum...

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2012-06-18 07:33:16

Symbol: CANO2 Group: Monocot Family: Cyperaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    N AK    N CAN    N GL    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AK, CA, CO, ID, MI, MN, NM, NV, OR, UT, WA, WI, WY Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision  ...

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