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2010-10-21 00:00:38

Announcing The Fall Colors of Nevada City and Grass Valley, California: Guide to Spectacular Displays as Peak Fall Foliage Approaches Historic Gold Country cities release The Fall Colors of Nevada City & Grass Valley! Delight in the vibrant fall foliage along the western slope of the northern Sierra Nevada Mountains in Nevada County with maps to the most spectacular sites.

2010-10-18 10:00:00

SPARKS, Nev., Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Golden Phoenix Minerals, Inc. ("Golden Phoenix") (OTC Bulletin Board: GPXM) is pleased to announce its Annual Meeting of Stockholders will be held at 10:00 a.m.

2010-10-18 08:15:00

RENO, NV, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ - Infrastructure Materials Corp. (NASDAQ OTC-BB: Symbol IFAM) (the "Company") is pleased to announce that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Silver Reserve Corp. ("SRC"), has signed a letter of intent with International Millennium Mining Corp.

2010-10-13 08:09:00

SEATTLE, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Small-ship line InnerSea Discoveries, sister company to American Safari Cruises, offers exhilarating cruises in Alaska in 2011 that go beyond the norm.

2010-10-12 09:30:00

SPARKS, Nev., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Golden Phoenix Minerals, Inc. ("Golden Phoenix") (OTC Bulletin Board: GPXM) would like to invite interested shareholders to participate in a conference call to be hosted on Friday, October 22, 2010, at 1:00 P.M. Pacific/4:00 P.M. Eastern Time.

2010-10-05 19:46:00

JUNEAU, Alaska, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Beard Company, 25% owner of Geohedral LLC, reported in its second quarter 2010 Operating Results that recent assays have failed to indicate commercial quantities of gold and silver in any of its 64,000 acres of claims in Alaska's Yakutat Forelands.

2010-09-28 10:00:00

SPARKS, Nev., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Golden Phoenix Minerals, Inc.

2010-09-24 09:56:00

SPARKS, Nev., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Golden Phoenix Minerals, Inc.

2010-09-22 07:00:00

CARLSBAD, Calif., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alaska Pacific Energy Corp.


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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