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2014-12-22 08:23:36

Christmas storm system may bring snow and holiday travel woes to Eastern Canada OAKVILLE, ON, Dec.

2014-12-19 12:22:26

One lucky family will win a home generator and installation TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Dec.

2014-12-16 16:24:21

Orthopaedic surgeons offer safety tips ROSEMONT, Ill., Dec. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When it comes to snow removal, shovels aren't the only things you need this winter.

2014-12-15 12:20:38

Maritime Ford provides consumers options for snow-laden roads MANITOWOC, Wis., Dec.

2014-12-12 23:02:59

Calaci helped write the specifications for Next-Generation Radar (Nexrad), the sophisticated technology that changed the world’s ability to track storms. PLANO,

2014-12-09 23:11:08

Flood Masters specializes in water damage restoration in San Diego and releases new blog with tips on water damage repair. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) December 09,

2014-12-09 23:07:16

Flood Services Canada, the Greater Toronto Area’s leading 24-hour emergency flood, fire, and smoke damage restoration response service team, is announcing the hiring of a new repair team dedicated

2014-12-08 12:25:04

National survey reveals new insights on how people make every minute count STATE COLLEGE, Pa., Dec.

2014-12-05 23:05:33

Mastery Technologies adds “Cold Stress: Working Safely in Cold Weather” to its library of courses on winter weather safety. Novi, Michigan (PRWEB) December


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Tristram’s Storm Petrel, Oceanodroma tristrami
2013-04-22 14:33:05

The Tristram’s Storm Petrel (Oceanodroma tristrami) is a species of seabird in the family of storm-petrels called Hydrobatidae. The species’ specific and common name comes from the English clergyman Henry Baker Tristram, the species can also be known as the Sooty Storm-petrel. The Tristram’s Storm Petrel is distribution across the North Pacific Ocean; mainly in tropical seas. This storm-petrel has long angular wings and is 24 cm long. The plumage is dark all over with a slightly pale...

Northern short grasslands
2013-04-18 23:18:40

The Northern short grasslands is only 1 of 867 terrestrial ecoregions defined by the World Wide Fund for Nature. This ecoregion includes portions of the Canadian provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan, and the American Great Plains states of Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wyoming. The Northern short grasslands have a semi-arid climate, with the annual average precipitation ranging from 270mm to 450mm. The winters here are cold, with an average temperature of 14 degrees...

Northern tall grasslands
2013-04-18 23:14:41

The Northern tall grasslands is only 1 of 867 terrestrial ecoregions defined by the World Wide Fund for Nature. This ecoregion largely follows the Red River Valley in the Canadian province of Manitoba and the American states of Minnesota and North Dakota. The grasslands have a humid continental climate with moderate precipitation, normally between 450 and 700 mm. The winters are very cold, with an average temperature of 9.5 degrees Fahrenheit, and the summer are warm with the mean...

High Plains (United States)
2013-04-18 22:49:08

The High Plains are a sub region of the Great Plains mainly in the Western United States, but also partially in the Midwest states of Kansas, Nebraska, and South Dakota, generally ecompassing the western portion of the Great Plains before the region reaches the Rocky Mountains. The High Plains are located in southeastern Wyoming, southwestern South Dakota, eastern Colorado, western Nebraska, eastern New Mexico, western Kansas, northwestern Texas and western Oklahoma. They rise in elevation...

Humid Pampas
2013-04-18 22:43:40

The Humid Pampa is an extensive region of flat, fertile grassland of loessic origin in Argentina. It has a precipitation average of 900 mm per year, compared to the Dry Pampas towards the west, which average less than 700 mm. Similar to the Pampas in general, the region's terrain is mostly hilly and of a temperate climate, though rich mollisols are more abundant here than to the west, where the soils are loessic origin are more common. This area is characterized by four distinct...

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