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WINCHESTER, Va., Dec.
Data Finds Carol, Virginia, and Holly Most Common Holiday-Related First Name in U.S.; Bell, Noel, and Rudolph Top Last Name List Seattle, WA (PRWEB) December
The Liberty University School of Aeronautics has become one of the first aviation programs in the country to upgrade its entire fleet of Cessna 172 flight simulators to Level 5 Flight Training
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Watch the Orion spacecraft splashdown live on December 4, from 11 am - 1 pm in The Dome at the Science Museum of Virginia. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) December 04,
Several leaders in the aviation industry visited the Liberty University School of Aeronautics (SOA) recently, touring the facilities and meeting with Liberty administrators about the school’s
FALLS CHURCH, Va., Dec.
The Chincoteague Pony was developed on the Assateague Island of Virginia and Maryland, United States. Another name used for this pony is the Assateague horse, but due to its smaller size it is considered a pony. In 1947 a children’s book series written by Marguerite Henry, “Misty of Chincoteague”, made the breed famous. Over the years the breed has been introduced to other horse breeds and developed a variety of different characteristics. They live in poor conditions on the...
The George Washington and Jefferson National Forests are U.S. National Forests that join to create one of the largest areas of public land in the Eastern US. They cover 1.8 million acres of land in the Appalachian Mountains of Virginia, West Virginia, and Kentucky. About 1 million acres of the forest are remote and undeveloped. About 139,461 acres have been designated as wilderness areas, which eliminates any future development. Washington National Forest was established on May 16th of...
Shenandoah National Park is located in the State of Virginia in the United States. The park contains a portion of the Blue Ridge Mountains and holds 199,100 acres of land, of which 79,579 acres comprise a designated wilderness. The park extends across a narrow area, through eight counties, from Waynesboro to the town of Front Royal. The establishment of Shenandoah National park began in 1926, when the area was designated as a national park, but it was not officially established and opened...
The Indiana bat (Myotis sodalist) is a mouse-eared bat that can be found in North America. Its range primarily includes eastern and Midwestern states, but it can be found in some southern areas of the United States. During the winter, its range becomes much smaller, with most populations occurring in large clusters in only a few caves. One study conducted in 1985 suggested that an estimated 244,000 individuals of this species reside in Indiana. Its range overlaps that of the endangered gray...
Symbol: WOVI Group: Fern Family: Blechnaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48 N CAN N Synonyms: ANVI6 Anchistea virginica (L.) C. Presl Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, AR, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, LA, MA, ME, MS, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, VA, VT Classification: Kingdom Plantae – Plants Subkingdom...
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