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2014-07-09 16:28:40

The Renfrew Center of Los Angeles set to open fall 2014 PHILADELPHIA, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Renfrew

2014-07-08 16:20:39

Improved infrastructure means more rail cars can be unloaded at once VANCOUVER, July 8, 2014 /CNW/ - Jeff Watson, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Transport, today celebrated,

2014-07-02 12:25:15

-- Top-Rated Hotel Draws Outdoor Enthusiasts Worldwide with Casual Elegance and Spectacular Scenery -- TOFINO, British Columbia, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

2014-06-26 16:21:05

NORTH BERGEN, New Jersey, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- National Retail System (NRS) one of the leading 3PL logistics providers in North America has today released the

2014-06-18 23:08:35

Telematics Update has re-named its Content & Applications for Automotive USA Conference as Telematics West Coast 2014 to reflect the current focus of the industry; how to create a contextualised,

Sea Star Disease Epidemic Surges In Oregon
2014-06-06 03:36:07

Just in the past two weeks, the incidence of sea star wasting syndrome has exploded along the Oregon Coast and created an epidemic of historic magnitude, one that threatens to decimate the entire population of purple ochre sea stars.

2014-06-03 08:24:27

GAMBRILLS, Md., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LRI Energy Solutions (LRI), a leading provider of lighting and water efficiency services, is pleased to announce the opening of a West Coast office

Ocean Acidity Is Dissolving Shells Of Tiny Snails Off The US West Coast
2014-05-01 03:41:37

A NOAA-led research team has found the first evidence that acidity of continental shelf waters off the West Coast is dissolving the shells of tiny free-swimming marine snails, called pteropods, which provide food for pink salmon, mackerel and herring

2014-04-29 08:26:38

Momentum for Canadian-led LNG export sector continues to build CALGARY, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Progress Energy Canada Ltd.

2014-03-31 23:35:36

VOLT will supply solar panels to meet booming solar demand on West Coast.


Latest West Coast Reference Libraries

The California Current
2012-07-17 13:37:35

The California current runs north to south along the West Coast of the United States. This current has huge impacts on the weather along the west coast. Along California this current is responsible for extensive Marine Fog layers every day during the summer, especially when the land is warmer than the waters along the coast. Also in the California area this current keeps the coastal cities cooler such as San Diego. In the Northwest along the coast of Seattle this current is responsible for...

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2009-04-28 15:44:30

Brodiaea coronaria or Crown Brodiaea is indigenous to the west coast of North America growing in mountains and prairies. Blooming perennially this herb sprouts from a corm and produces tall flowers reaching nearly 10 inches in height with small stems bearing blooms that are similar to lilies. Each tubular flower opens into a corolla of six lobes each just over one inch in length boast a bright purple coloring along with three centrally located stamens and satminodes.

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2006-02-21 16:25:08

The Peruvian Pelican (Pelecanus thagus) is a member of the pelican family which lives on the west coast of South America, from Lobos de Tierra Island in Peru to Pupuya Islet in Chile. These birds are dark in color with a white stripe from the top of the bill, up to the crown and down the sides of the neck. Also, they have tufted feathers on the top of their heads. The main breeding season occurs from September to March. Females usually lay two or three eggs which are incubated for...

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2006-02-21 06:14:22

The Fox Sparrow (Passerella iliaca) is a large sparrow and the sole member of the genus Passerella. Adults of this bird are heavily spotted and streaked underneath. In eastern and northern birds, the upper parts, wings, rump and tail are rusty and the underparts are white with streaks rusty to dark brown. Western birds have dark brown upperparts and dark brown streaks underneath. In some regions, western birds may have grey on the head and back. Their breeding habitat is wooded areas...

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Word of the Day
plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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