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  Clovis, New Mexico - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Clovis, New Mexico is a small city located in Curry County, New Mexico, United States, with a population of approximately 32,700 (2000 census).
Clovis is located in the Llano Estacado and eastern New Mexico regions.
The town takes its name from Clovis, the first Christian king of the Franks, at least according to most reports; it is often reported that this is because the daughter of the settlement's railroad stationmaster was studying French at the time of the town's naming and proposed the appellation.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Clovis,_New_Mexico   (1877 words)

 Clovis, California - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Clovis is a city located in Fresno County, California, adjacent to the larger city of Fresno.
Clovis was incorporated as a city in 1912.
Clovis is situated midway between Los Angeles and San Francisco, bordering Fresno, in the agriculturally rich San Joaquin Valley.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Clovis,_California   (1170 words)

In 492 or 493 Clovis, who was master of Gaul from the Loire to the frontiers of the Rhenish Kingdom of Cologne, married Clotilda, the niece of Gondebad, King of the Burgundians.
The annexation of the Rhenish Kingdom of Cologne crowned the acquisition of Gaul by Clovis.
Hagiographic legends attribute to Clovis the founding of a great many churches and monasteries throughout France, and although the accuracy of this claim cannot be positively established, it is nevertheless certain that the influence of the council in this matter must have been considerable.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/04070a.htm   (2263 words)

 Clovis I Sketch @ HillCountryArtists.com (Hill Country Artists)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
After this, Clovis secured an alliance with the Ostrogoths, through the marriage of his sister Audofleda to their king, Theodoric the Great.
Clovis I died in 511 and is interred in Saint Denis Basilica, Paris, France, whereas his father had been buried with the older Merovingian kings in Tournai.
This created the new political units of the Kingdoms of Reims, Orléans, Paris and Soissons and inaugurated a period of disunity which was to last, with brief interruptions, until the end (751) of his Merovingian dynasty.
www.hillcountryartists.com /encyclopedia/Clovis_I   (656 words)

Meantime king Clovis met with Alaric, king of the Goths, in the plain of Vouillé at the tenth milestone from Poitiers, and while the one army was for fighting at a distance the other tried to come to close combat.
Clovis received an appointment to the consulship from the emperor Anastasius, and in the church of the blessed Martin he clad himself in the purple tunic and chlamys, and placed a diadem on his head.
When they were dead Clovis received all their kingdom and treasures And having killed many other kings and his nearest relatives, of whom he was jealous lest they take the kingdom from him, he extended his rule over all the Gauls.
www.fordham.edu /halsall/source/gregory-clovisconv.html   (2278 words)

 Gault-Clovis Reconsidered
Clovis blades were used to make various kinds of tools including hide or endscrapers (the two specimens on left) and gravers with tiny beaks (two on right).
Clovis peoples with their remarkably sophisticated hunting technology were seen as the first pioneers, highly mobile hunters who walked to North America via the Bering Land Bridge.
In the lowest and hence earliest Clovis deposits, there are the bones of mammoth, horse, and bison, all species that became extinct at the end of the last Ice Age.
www.texasbeyondhistory.net /gault/clovis.html   (5188 words)

 Clovis - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Clovis Dardentor is the name of the central character of the homonymous fiction novel, written by Jules Verne.
Clovis Sangrail is the name of a character in the books of Saki (H.H.Munro)
The Paleo Indian Clovis culture of North America is named for artifacts discovered near Clovis, New Mexico.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Clovis   (211 words)

 Clovis culture: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
An ice age is a period of long-term downturn in the temperature of earths climate, resulting in an expansion of the continental ice sheets, polar ice...
Clovis sites have since been identified throughout all of the contiguous United States[Click link for more facts about this topic], EHandler: no quick summary.
The new world is one of the names used for the continents of north and south america and adjacent islands collectively, in use since the 16th century....
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/c/cl/clovis_culture.htm   (2257 words)

 Clovis Free Press Newspaper | Clovis - Academy Edition
In 1935, the Clovis Rodeo Association was incorporated, and the area of the old lumberyard then being used as a golf course, was purchased and bleachers and a corral were built.
CLOVIS -- Recent astronomical observations indicate not only that universe is expanding but also that it is speeding up under influence of mysterious 'dark energy,' an anti-gravity that seems to be embedded in space itself.
In the City of Clovis this week, however, American constitutional guarantees to a free press are being indirectly questioned and perhaps abridged if city fathers go ahead with plans to force the local newspaper out of its editorial office space at 754 3rd Street corner on Third and Hughes in Old Town Clovis.
www.clovisnews.com   (11624 words)

 Clovis Complex   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Clovis toolkits were highly effective, lightweight, and portable, as befits people who were constantly on the move.
Clovis points range in length from 1 1/2 to 5 inches (4 to 13 centimetres) and are heavy and fluted, though the fluting rarely exceeds half the length.
However, there are no Clovis sites in either Alaska or Canada; likewise, there are no technological antecedants for Clovis anywhere in the Americas nor are their any technological antecedants in northeast Asia, extreme eastern Asia, or anywhere in Asia.
www.ci.lucas.tx.us /history_of_lucas/Early_people_clovis_complex.htm   (2543 words)

 City of Clovis - Employment Opportunities
The City of Clovis is a community with access to abundant recreational resources, community festivals, and family related activities and services.
Clovis has long adopted the slogan "Clovis - A Way of Life" which is true in all aspects.
The City population is growing at a rate of 7% a year, which anticipates the population doubling within 15 years.
www.ci.clovis.ca.us /UMAP.asp?ID=372&FolderID=130&CurrentNode=130   (352 words)

 Clovis I. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Thereafter Clovis was the champion of orthodox Christianity against the Arian heretics, the Burgundians, and the Visigoths.
Clovis united all Franks under his rule, gained the support of the Gallic clergy, made Paris his base of operations, and extended his conquests into Germany.
He thus laid the foundation, which even 400 years of chaos and misrule could not destroy, of the French monarchy and foreshadowed the conquests of Charlemagne.
www.bartleby.com /65/cl/Clovis1.html   (353 words)

 Clovis California Real Estate   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Positioned in the heart of the central San Joaquin Valley, Clovis is near employment centers in the city of Fresno and the Fresno Yosemite International air transportation center.
The Clovis Rodeo, a national championship rodeo which has drawn international competitors for over ninety years, is one of the major annual events for Clovis.
Clovis Wild Water is a water-theme park with the largest man-made surfing area in the world.
www.snick.com /states/CA/cities/clovis.htm   (552 words)

Clovis veteran Lou Bestenheider, 82, recounts his experience in World War II and meeting his wife in Australia.
Clovis North will be name of new CUSD high school
Clovis West's Kyle Baxter swims the breaststroke portion of the 200-yard IM en route to a TRAC title win.
www.clovisindependent.com   (102 words)

 Mars Exploration Rover Mission: Press Release Images: Spirit
This might indicate that Clovis was chemically altered, and that fluids once flowed through the rock depositing these elements.
Scientists hope to use these presumably unaltered rocks as a geologic standard for comparison to altered rocks in the area, such as "Clovis." This image was taken by the 750-, 530- and 430-nanometer filters of rover's panoramic camera on sol 220 (Aug. 15, 2004).
Scientists hope to use these presumably unaltered rocks as a geologic standard for comparison to altered rocks in the area, such as "Clovis." This image was taken with the panoramic camera's 600-, 530-, and 480-nanometer filters on sol 220 (Aug. 15, 2004).
marsrovers.jpl.nasa.gov /gallery/press/spirit/20040818a.html   (856 words)

 City of Clovis - Employment Opportunities
A new full service hospital sits on a developing medical complex within the City's boundaries and is providing quality medical services to Clovis and surrounding foothill communities.
Affordable and comfortable housing can be obtained within a ten-minute drive, walk or Clovis Transit ride to work and major shopping areas.
Clovis has been and will continue to be an equal opportunity employer.
www.ci.clovis.ca.us /UMAP.asp?ID=372&FolderID=130&CurrentNode=130   (352 words)

 The Clovis First/ Pre-Clovis Problem: 2004 Revisit
Complex projectiles such as Clovis, which are adopted by a large group of people, are not designed one evening and put into service the next day.
Figures 4 depicts a proximal fragment of a projectile, which is one of six, that I have classified as Old Clovis in the past.
He believed the thick-bodied Clovis projectiles were later in time than the thin-bodied ones.
www.ele.net /art_folsom/pre-clovis_2004/preclovis2004.htm   (2833 words)

 Medieval Sourcebook: Gregory of Tours: On Clovis
At this time [A.D. 486] the army of Clovis pillaged many churches, for he was still sunk in the errors of idolatry.
[Clovis took to wife Clotilde, daughter of the king of the Burgundians.
When her first son was born] she wished to consecrate him by baptism, and begged her husband unceasingly, saying, I, The gods whom thou honorest are nothing they cannot help themselves nor others; for they are carved from stone, or from wood, or from some metal.
www.fordham.edu /halsall/source/gregtours1.html   (1088 words)

The Clovis is considered by many to represent the earliest projectile point used by Paleo-Indian people in North America.
The Clovis is part of a family or cluster of associated points with regional variations and sub-types.
The Clovis was named by Edgar B. Howard for his work in Clovis, New Mexico where the point was found and associated with the remains of an extinct species.
members.aol.com /artgumbus/clovis.html   (526 words)

 The Official City of Clovis Website
The citizens of Clovis and Curry County are excellent examples of what being good neighbors are all about.
As neighbors, we have always come to the aid of one another when friends are needed.
Clovis is truly a community with a bright future.
www.cityofclovis.org   (113 words)

 Clovis Botanical Garden
Located on the undeveloped Dry Creek Park property, Clovis Botanical Garden is a facility that is destined to grow from its current one acre into an important San Joaquin Valley attraction.
The City of Clovis recently completed a trail connection next to the creek and a city park will be added later.
Clovis citizen Gordon Russell introduced the Botanical Garden idea to Clovis City Council in October 1993, but work on the first acre did not begin until late 2002.
www.clovisbotanicalgarden.org   (184 words)

 <Clovis> How It Works   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Once the light Clovis plug-in is installed and has received authorisation Clovis users can begin receiving and viewing rich, structured data within Outlook.
Clovis e-mails containing multiple lines of structured data are sent directly and securely, for example from a bank to their clients.
All Clovis e-mails from different banks are collated and sorted within the same Outlook folder.
clovis.net /overview/how.asp   (262 words)

 Blackwater Draw Site
The Folsom level is directly above the Clovis occupation, followed by the Portales Complex (representing cultures with unfluted parallel-flaked projectile points), and then an Archaic level.
Clovis age and Archaic age wells were found here indicating climate fluctuations and variable water table in one of the most stable spring fed lakes of the past, providing a much needed water source in times of drought.
The Clovis age hand dug well is currently on display on the east side of the South Bank at the site.
enmu.edu /academics/excellence/museums/blackwater-draw/site/index.shtml   (1024 words)

 Siberian Fluted Point
Similar but not identical to Clovis points, the artifact was found in two fragments, the first in 1985 and the second five years later.
Uptar could be earlier than the Clovis sites, and its fluted point a progenitor of Clovis; contemporaneous with them; or even later, in which case the fluted point might have been invented in the New World and carried back to Siberia before the land bridge was submerged ca.
Furthermore, the Uptar collection differs in many respects from Clovis assemblages, and the fluted point is a far cry from the elegant Clovis points.
www.archaeology.org /9611/newsbriefs/uptar.html   (423 words)

 Clovis Unified School District - Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Included on this list are 10 Clovis Unified elementary schools; Cedarwood, Cole, Fancher Creek, Garfield, Gettysburg, Maple Creek, Miramonte, Mountain View, Red Bank and Riverview.
Clovis Unified School District offers both academic intervention and enrichment programs during June and July.
The 2006-07 course catalog for all Clovis Unified high schools is now available on-line.
www.clovisusd.k12.ca.us   (305 words)

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 Where Did Clovis Technology Come From?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Some people believe there may be a connection between the two and that the Clovis stone tool tradition should originate from the Upper Paleolithic in Siberia.
At present the generally accepted theory is that Clovis people came into North America from Siberia across the exposed land bridge.
At this time there are still no diagnostically similar Clovis projectile points or knives turning up on any Siberian excavations, at least nothing that is generally accepted.
lithiccastinglab.com /gallery-pages/cloviswheredidcomefrompage1.htm   (519 words)

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