Latest West Coast of the United States Stories

2011-10-03 19:00:00

Kalkomey's updated version of hunter-ed.com/Nevada provides students with more valuable learning tools such as professional narration, illustrated exam questions and short blocks of text for enhanced learning. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) October 03, 2011 Students taking Nevadaâs online hunter safety course, developed by Kalkomey Enterprises Inc., will experience a variety of new features designed to provide a high-quality educational experience that is easy and fun. One feature that...

2011-09-19 16:00:00

Guaranty Title Agency of Arizona, a full service escrow and title insurance agency, has entered the Phoenix NAP facility after acquiring its own servers to support growing demands and technology infrastructure needs. Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB) September 19, 2011 Phoenix NAP®, a premier infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) provider and primary network access point (NAP), announced today that Guaranty Title Agency of Arizona, a full service escrow and title insurance agency, has entered the...

2011-08-17 13:00:00

PORTAGE, Mich., Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Manatron, Inc., a leader in providing integrated property tax and land administration software for governments worldwide, today announced that Washoe County, Nevada, has contracted with Manatron to implement its computer-aided mass appraisal (CAMA) software, GRM customCAMA, to serve as its newly integrated property assessment system. Manatron's GRM customCAMA is a comprehensive property appraisal software product and is the only completely...

2011-08-10 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) THURSDAY, AUGUST 11: SILVER Profile America -- Thursday, August 11th. America's first silver mine opened on this date in 1860 in Virginia City, Nevada. The year before, gold had been discovered at the famous Comstock Lode. But mining it was hampered by the thick, blue-gray mud that clogged...

2011-08-09 15:02:00

'Empowering Success' campaign expected to generate interest in Nevada's business-friendly climate CARSON CITY, Nev., Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the face of challenging economic times, the Nevada Commission on Economic Development (NCED) has launched an "Empowering Success" integrated marketing campaign. The campaign highlights success stories of four cutting-edge companies doing business in Nevada. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100614/DC20557LOGO)...

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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  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.