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2015-04-17 08:21:56

Continues roll-out of Tonkawa placement agreement TSXV: PYD TSXV: PYD.DB.U MILL VALLEY, CA, April 17, 2015 /CNW/ - POYDRAS GAMING FINANCE CORP.

2015-04-14 08:26:40

HOUSTON, April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- There's nothing like taking a road trip through the American West, especially when you have the inside scoop on the off-the-beaten-path destinations.

2015-04-07 23:02:57

Expansion into Portland increases technology capabilities, supports growth and meets demand in lower 48 Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) April 07, 2015

2015-04-02 12:21:26

SEATTLE, April 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Forbes has ranked Alaska Air Group in the Top 100 in its annual "best employer" list, which ranks 500 U.S.

2015-04-02 12:21:20

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, April 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Lynden Air Cargo, Alaska West Express and Alaska Marine Lines were part of a major wildlife conservation project to relocate 100 wood bison from

2015-04-02 08:20:42

SEATTLE, April 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Group Inc.

2015-03-31 08:22:18

Introductory one-way fares as low as $144 available for service starting in October* SEATTLE, March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- California sun seekers who pine for pristine beaches and

2015-03-27 00:21:05

LAWTON, Okla., March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Comanche Nation Entertainment, formerly Comanche Nation Casinos, is

perth canyon
2015-03-25 12:57:54

Off the coast of Western Australia is Perth Canyon, a massive geographical formation the size of the Grand Canyon. Perth Canyon sits far under the surface of the Pacific and it hadn’t been thoroughly explored until this month.

2015-03-16 16:21:33

Company captures sole Texas Water Foundation Blue Legacy Award for manufacturing facilities FRIONA, Texas, March 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Water Foundation, a non-profit educational


Latest Western United States Reference Libraries

Dodecatheon pulchellum
2014-12-08 18:47:11

Dodecatheon pulchellum is a perennial, flowering plant species. The species may also be commonly referred to as the Pretty shooting star, the Few-flowered shooting star, the Dark throat shooting star and the Prairie shooting star. D. pulchellum is a member of the Primulaceae family. The plant is indigenous to the western United States. D. pulchellum typically grows in is desert environments. The plant is scattered throughout the Great Basin Deserts and the Mojave Desert. D. pulchellum...

Shoshone National Forest
2014-07-31 09:55:03

Shoshone National Forest is located in the state of Wyoming. It is comprised of 2,500,000 acres of protected land and is separated into five districts including the Washakie Ranger District and the Greybull Ranger District. It was part of the Yellowstone Timberland Reserve, which was the first national forest in America, but was given its own status as a national forest in 1891. Evidence has shown that Native American tribes have inhabited the lands of the Shoshone National Forest from as...

Nez Perce Horse
2014-06-19 13:22:49

The Nez Perce is a breed of horse of the Nez Perce tribe of Idaho, United States. In 1995, the Nez Perce Horse Registry was formed to re-establish the selective breeding of the Appaloosa that was destroyed in the 1800s. The program is based in Lapwai, Idaho and crosses the Appaloosa and a Central Asian breed, the Akhai-Teke. The Akhai-Teke is an ancient breed originating near Afghanistan. The have metallic coats and posses great endurance. Mixed with the Appaloosa horse, the Nez Perce...

California slender salamander, Batrachoseps attenuatus
2014-02-04 09:23:14

The California slender salamander (Batrachoseps attenuatus) is a member of the Plethodontidae family of salamander species. The species is native to California and southwest Oregon. The California slender salamander ranges from central California, north along the coast and ranges into Oregon and in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains. The California slender salamander grows to lengths between 3 to 5.5 inches. As its name implies, a slim body with short limbs gives this salamander...

Mogollon Monster
2013-09-27 09:52:25

The Mogollon Monster is a Bigfoot-type creature claimed to inhabit central and eastern Arizona along the Mogollon Rim. It is said to be nocturnal and omnivorous and very territorial. It walks with wide strides leaving 22-inch footprints. The creature has also been alleged to mimic birds, coyotes, and other wildlife, and will also make whistling sounds. It builds its nest out of pine needles, twigs, and leaves. It is also said that it will throw stones from a hidden location. Its feeding...

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adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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