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2009-11-07 06:25:00

Canada is looking into why less sockeye salmon swam back to the Fraser River on the Pacific Coast this summer than the number that was predicted by scientists.

2008-10-02 03:00:25

By Alvarado, Juan Jose Abstract: Between October 2003 and July 2005, aggregation behavior of the sea urchin Astropyga pulvinta Lamarck was studied in Bahia Culebra, Costa Rica. This sea urchin forms aggregations during part of the year and then disappears.

2008-09-24 21:00:14

By Andrew Taylor WASHINGTON - Democrats have decided to allow a quarter-century ban on drilling for oil off the Atlantic and Pacific coasts to expire next week, conceding defeat in a monthslong battle with the White House and Republicans set off by $4-a-gallon gasoline prices this summer.

2008-09-24 09:00:09

From staff and wire reports WASHINGTON Democrats have decided to allow a quarter-century ban on drilling for oil off the Atlantic and Pacific coasts to expire next week, conceding defeat in a months-long battle with the White House and congressional Republicans that was set off by $4-a-gallon gasoline prices this summer.

2008-09-24 09:00:08

By Andrew Taylor Associated Press WASHINGTON -- Democrats have decided to allow a quarter-century ban on drilling for oil off the Atlantic and Pacific coasts to expire next week, conceding defeat in a months-long battle with the White House and Republicans set off by $4 a gallon gasoline prices this summer.

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2008-05-09 09:45:00

Earliest known human settlement in the Americas raises new questions...

2006-08-31 00:39:32

By Tomas Sarmiento MANZANILLO, Mexico (Reuters) - Hurricane John roared past Mexico's Pacific coast on Wednesday as a dangerous Category 3 storm, pummeling beach resorts with heavy rain and winds and threatening flash flooding and mudslides.

2006-08-31 00:33:46

By Tomas Sarmiento MANZANILLO, Mexico (Reuters) - Hurricane John roared past Mexico's Pacific coast on Wednesday as a dangerous Category 3 storm, pummeling beach resorts with heavy rain and winds and threatening flash flooding and mudslides.

2006-08-30 23:39:10

By Tomas Sarmiento MANZANILLO, Mexico (Reuters) - Hurricane John roared past Mexico's Pacific coast on Wednesday as a dangerous Category 3 storm, pummeling beach resorts with heavy rain and winds and threatening flash flooding and mudslides.

2006-08-30 18:04:54

By Karina Tejada ACAPULCO, Mexico (Reuters) - Hurricane John barreled along Mexico's Pacific coast on Wednesday as a dangerous Category 4 storm, pounding beach resorts with heavy rain and winds and blowing down trees in Acapulco.


Latest Pacific coast Reference Libraries

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2007-03-19 15:25:21

The Northern Alligator Lizard, Elgaria coerulea, is a medium-sized lizard that lives in the North American west cost. It occurs along the Pacific Coast and in the Rocky Mountains from southern British Columbia through Washington, northern Idaho and western Montana south through Oregon until the coastal range and the Sierra Nevada in central California. These lizards can attain a length of about 10 inches long with nearly 4 inches of it being the snout. They have a distinct skin fold on...

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2005-06-14 12:38:35

The American Avocet (Recurvirostra americana) is a large wader in the avocet and stilt family, Recurvirostridae. Adults have long legs, a rust head and neck, a long up-turned bill and a white lower body with a distinctive black and white pattern on the wing and back. Their breeding habitat includes marshes, prairie ponds, and shallow lakes in the mid-west and on the Pacific coast of North America. They nest in small groups on open ground, sometimes even with other waders. They are...

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2005-06-14 09:04:12

The Clark's Grebe (Aechmophorus clarkia) is a North American member of the grebe family of water birds. Up until the 1980s, it was thought to be a pale morph of the Western Grebe, which it resembles in size, range, and behavior. Intermediates between the two species are known. The Clark's Grebe is black-and-white, with a long, slender, swan-like neck. It ranges in size from 22"-29". Among its distinguishing features is its bill, which is slightly upturned and bright yellow, whereas...

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  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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