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2014-12-11 23:03:54

This year’s Alaska TourSaver is available both in a printed edition and via an electronic app. North Pole, AK (PRWEB) December 11, 2014 Just in from

2014-12-09 08:26:58

Report Ranks Health, Education, and Earnings among Major Metro Areas; Gender, Racial and Ethnic Groups; Native- and Foreign-Born Residents SAN FRANCISCO, Dec.

2014-12-05 23:00:43

The 2015 event will take place June 17-21 in Bend, Oregon, and senior athletes who register before February 1 can earn prizes and discounts Bend, Oregon (PRWEB)

2014-12-04 20:21:47

Oregon Film and Travel Oregon Partner to Help Showcase Oregon's Starring Role in Film PORTLAND, Ore., Dec. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oregon is ready for its close up. On Dec.

2014-12-03 20:22:00

Cultural, civic and business organizations come together to commemorate PPIE's historical significance and celebrate innovation of "Then, Now and Tomorrow" SAN FRANCISCO, Dec.

2014-10-23 20:22:28

CoolCalifornia City Challenge Recognizes the State's Best at Energy Management DIAMOND BAR, Calif., Oct.

2014-10-02 16:20:50

Guests can save more than $650 in early booking savings and enjoy exclusive perks on 2015 Alaska Cruises and Cruisetours with Alaska Gold Rush Sale


Latest West Coast of the United States Reference Libraries

Gifford Pinchot National Forest
2013-11-25 14:48:46

The Gifford Pinchot National Forest is a national forest found in southern Washington, USA, managed by the US Forest Service. It has an area of 1.32 million acres and extends 116 kilometers along the western slopes of Cascade Range from Mount Rainier National Park to the Columbia River. The forest straddles the crest of the South Cascades of Washington State, spread over broad old growth forests, high mountain meadows, several glaciers, and a number of volcanic peaks. The forests highest...

Olympic National Park
2013-04-18 01:02:08

Olympic National Park is located in the state of Washington, in the Olympic Peninsula, in the United States. The park holds 922,650 acres of land that was once inhabited by Native Americans. Most of the tribes were wiped out once European explorers introduced diseases into the area. In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the logging industry boomed, but the public began to express concerns of over logging in the 1920’s. However, the first proposal to establish the area as a...

North Cascades National Park
2013-04-18 00:41:24

North Cascades National Park is located in the state of Washington in the United States and was established in 1968. The park holds 504,781 acres and is the largest of three national park areas known as the North Cascades National Park Service Complex. It once contained 318 glaciers, but all of these have retreated at a fast rate and many glaciers have completely disappeared. The largest remaining glacier is Boston Glacier, but other large glaciers include Redoubt, Neve, and McAllister....

The Sierra Nevada Mountain Range
2012-07-17 13:48:38

The Sierra Nevada Mountains located along the Eastern portion of California and the Western Portion of Nevada have a huge impact on the weather in this region. The first is the Sana Anna winds. These are very warm winds that ascend from the mountains westward back into the basins of California in such places like Los Angeles. These are very dry winds that can heat the temps up into the 100s and can cause rapidly forming fires. When weather systems come in from the west they hit these...

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Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.