winston-salem is a city in and the county seat of forsyth county, north carolina, united states. with a 2018 estimated population of 246,328 it is the second largest municipality in the piedmont triad region, the fifth most populous city in north carolina, the third largest urban area in north carolina, and the eighty-ninth most populous city in the united states.
the kings river is a 132.9-mile 213.9 km river draining the sierra nevada mountain range in central california in the united states. its headwaters originate along the sierra crest in and around kings canyon national park and form the eponymous kings canyon, one of the deepest river gorges in north america.
the sixtieth united states congress was a meeting of the legislative branch of the united states federal government, composed of the united states senate and the united states house of representatives.it met in washington, dc from march 4, 1907, to march 4, 1909, during the last two years of theodore roosevelt's presidency.the apportionment of seats in the house of representatives was based on .
hayden had an experienced assistant, james stevenson. in 1866, stevenson accompanied hayden into the badlands of dakota territory in a search for minerals and fossils, and from that time on he was hayden's assistant in every venture until the hayden survey was merged with those of king and powell to form the u.s. geological survey in 1879.
the sixty-third united states congress was a meeting of the legislative branch of the united states federal government, composed of the united states senate and the united states house of representatives.it met in washington, d.c. from march 4, 1913, to march 4, 1915, during the first two years of woodrow wilson's presidency.the apportionment of seats in the house of representatives was based .
beryllium is found in over 100 minerals, but most are uncommon to rare. the more common beryllium containing minerals include: bertrandite be 4 si 2 o 7 oh 2 , beryl al 2 be 3 si 6 o 18 , chrysoberyl al 2 beo 4 and phenakite be 2 sio 4 . precious forms of beryl are aquamarine, red beryl and emerald.
tin is a chemical element with the symbol sn from latin: stannum and atomic number 50. tin is a silvery metal that characteristically has a faint yellow hue. tin, like indium, is soft enough to be cut without much force. when a bar of tin is bent, the so-called tin cry can be heard as a result of sliding tin crystals reforming; this trait is shared by indium, cadmium, and frozen mercury.
zirconium dioxide zro 2 , sometimes known as zirconia not to be confused with zircon , is a white crystalline oxide of zirconium.its most naturally occurring form, with a monoclinic crystalline structure, is the mineral baddeleyite.a dopant stabilized cubic structured zirconia, cubic zirconia, is synthesized in various colours for use as a gemstone and a diamond simulant.
this section is empty. you can help by adding to it. august 2014 exploration, new spain, and mexico. in the 1770s, franciscan missionary francisco garcés, born in morata del conde, aragon, spain in 1738, was the first european in the area. nevada was annexed as a part of the spanish empire in the northwestern territory of new spain.administratively, the area of nevada was part of the .
national monuments are located in 31 states as well as in the district of columbia, the islands, american samoa, the minor outlying islands, and the northern mariana islands. arizona and california have the most national monuments, each with 18, followed by new mexico with 14. at least seventy-five national monuments protect places of .
antimony is a member of group 15 of the periodic table, one of the elements called pnictogens, and has an electronegativity of 2.05. in accordance with periodic trends, it is more electronegative than tin or bismuth, and less electronegative than tellurium or arsenic.antimony is stable in air at room temperature, but reacts with oxygen if heated to produce antimony trioxide, sb 2 o 3.
the marcellus formation or the marcellus shale is a middle devonian age unit of sedimentary rock found in eastern north america.named for a distinctive outcrop near the village of marcellus, new york, in the united states, it extends throughout much of the appalachian basin.. the unit name usage by the u.s. geological survey usgs includes marcellus shale and marcellus formation.
bodie / ˈ b oʊ d iː / boh-dee is a ghost town in the bodie hills east of the sierra nevada mountain range in mono county, california, united states about 75 miles 121 km southeast of lake tahoe, 12 mi 19 km east-southeast of bridgeport, at an elevation of 8379 feet 2554 m .. bodie became a boom town in 1876 after the discovery of a profitable line of gold; by 1879 it had a population .
the deepwater horizon oil spill is regarded as one of the largest environmental disasters in american history. a massive response ensued to protect beaches, wetlands and estuaries from the spreading oil utilizing skimmer ships, floating booms, controlled burns and 1.84 million us gallons 7,000 m 3 of oil dispersant.
national monuments are located in 31 states as well as in the district of columbia, the islands, american samoa, the minor outlying islands, and the northern mariana islands. arizona and california have the most national monuments, each with 18, followed by new mexico with 13. at least seventy-four national monuments protect places of .
chlorine liquefied under pressure, sealed in a quartz ampoule and then in an acrylic cube. chlorine, a chemical element belonging to the halogen group, is most commonly found in the compound sodium chloride.it is a strong oxidizing agent, which led it to its bleaching and disinfectant uses, as well as uses as an essential reagent in the chemical industry. . elemental chlorine is extremely .