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2013-05-05 23:04:17

Madeira Beach waterfront homes still raking in profits for buyers and sellers alike. ARME Realty.com releases a web development toolkit designed to bring those buyers and sellers together online. Madeira Beach, FL (PRWEB) May 05, 2013 Madeira Beach waterfront homes can be difficult to find for buyers, and yet difficult for owners to sell as well. The current economy has made the real estate market seem like a very scary place, but there are areas recovering. Madeira Beach waterfront homes...

2013-04-10 23:02:41

With presentations about e-commerce and social media, Hotel Link Solutions stepped into the Portugal market with a focus on providing digital-marketing products and solutions to small- and medium-sized accommodation providers. Lisbon, Portugal (PRWEB) April 10, 2013 Hotel Links Solutions used the occasion of the Lisbon Tourism Fair (BTL), which took place from the February 27 to March 3, 2013, in Lisbon, to officially launch in Portugal and present its solutions to the national market. BTL...

2013-04-01 23:02:50

Atlantic Holidays is a UK-based package holiday company that offers holiday packages to its customers with scope for customization. UK (PRWEB) April 02, 2013 Atlantic Holidays is one of the leading online package holiday companies in UK, which has earned a reputation of providing great customized holiday packages for destinations in Portugal, Madeira and The Azores. Having served thousands of satisfied customers through its old website, the company recently announced the release of its new...


Latest Portugal Reference Libraries

Arouquesa Cattle
2014-07-04 10:20:33

The Arouquesa is a breed of cattle from Portugal and is in protected geographical status. Its range of habitat is restricted to the Northern Portuguese districts of Viseu, Aveiro, Porto and Braga. It is a small breed with the cow only reaching a height of about 48 inches and weighing between 790 and 950 pounds. The bull is slightly bigger at about 52 inches high and will weigh about the same as the cow. The color is a light brown, but the bull will be a little darker than the cow. There...

Black Scabbardfish, Aphanopus carbo
2013-02-02 08:04:02

Image Credit: R Mintern/Wikipedia The black scabbardfish is native to the North Atlantic Ocean in deep water ranging from the Southern United States to Northern Africa, and heavily populated around Greenland and Iceland. The depth range of the adult of this species is from 600 feet to a mile, and the juvenile depth range is from 300 - 3,000 feet. The body of the black scabbardfish is elongated, coppery black in color, with a large snout, and fang-like teeth inside the mouth. The dorsal...

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2012-06-14 12:09:00

Symbol: PRLU Group: Dicot Family: Rosaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Shrub Native Status: L48    I Synonyms:   PRLUM2 Prunus lusitanica L. f. myrtifolia (Mouill.) hort. ex Zabel Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:OR Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed...

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2010-09-29 15:30:41

Torvosaurus, meaning "savage lizard," is a genus of large theropod dinosaur from the late Kimmeridgian to early Tithonian stage of the Late Jurassic Period. Fossils of Torvosaurus have been found in North America and Portugal. It was first discovered by James Jensen and Kenneth Stadtman in the Morrison Formation at Dry Mesa Quarry, Colorado in 1972. The genus and type species, T. tanneri, were named and described by Jensen and Peter M. Galton in 1979. The type specimen was further...

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2010-02-02 15:13:18

Miragaia, named for the area in which it was found (Miragaia, Portugal), is a genus of stegosaurid dinosaur from the Late Jurassic Period (approximately 150 million years ago). A fairly complete half skeleton and partial skull were discovered. It was described by Octávio Mateus and his colleagues in 2009. The type species is M. longicollum. Fragments from a juvenile individual were also found in the same bone bed as the type specimen. Miragaia is notable for its long neck, which...

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Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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