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  Handbook of Texas Online: JASPER COUNTY
Jasper County (J-23) is located in Southeast Texas, bordered on the north by San Augustine and Sabine counties, on the east by Newton County, on the south by Orange County, and on the west by Hardin and Tyler counties.
The population of the county increased to 15,569 by 1920 and to 17,408 by 1930.
The population of the county increased to 24,692 in 1970, 30,781 in 1980, and 31,102 in 1990.
www.tsha.utexas.edu /handbook/online/articles/view/JJ/hcj3.html   (1978 words)

 Jasper - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jasper is an opaque, impure variety of quartz that is usually red, yellow or brown in color.
Jasper may be permeated by dentritic minerals providing the appearance of vegetative growths.
Picture jaspers simultaneously exhibit several of these variations (such as bandedness, flow patterns, dentrites or color variations) resulting in what appear to be scenes or images in a cut section (as in Biggs, Deschutes, Owyhee, Poppy and other named types).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Jasper   (349 words)

 JASPER - LoveToKnow Article on JASPER   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Jasper is referred to in the Niebelungenlied as being clear and green.
Riband jasper is a form in which the colors are disposed in bands, as in the well-known ornamental stone from Siberia, which shows a regular alternation of dark red and green stripes.
Egyptian jasper is a brown jasper, occurring as nodules in the Lybian desert and in the Nile valley, and characterized by a zonal arrangement of light and dark shades of color.
98.1911encyclopedia.org /J/JA/JASPER.htm   (288 words)

 Introduction to The Adventures of Jasper Woodbury   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
The Jasper laserdisc adventures are unique in that they present a believable story that has interesting characters, a complex and important challenge, and extensions to a variety of curricular areas.
The developers of the Jasper series have observed, as have other researchers in education and psychology, that classroom learning is very different from "natural" learning environments.
The Jasper series is the culmination of several years of effort to create enriched learning environments that foster the development of mathematics problem-solving skills.
peabody.vanderbilt.edu /projects/funded/jasper/intro/Jasperintro.html   (878 words)

 Rocks and Minerals Dictionary: J - EnchantedLearning.com
Jasper is a common, opaque, semi-precious stone that is found in many colors, including white, brown, yellow, red, and green.
Jasper is a type of quartz belonging to the chalcedony family.
Jasper is sometimes dyed to resemble lapis lazuli and misleadingly called "Swiss lapis." Jasper has a hardness of 6.5 to 7.0.
www.enchantedlearning.com /geology/rocks/glossary/indexj.shtml   (677 words)

 Jasper | Press Releases
Jasper is strong in North America and Japan, while Safelogic is strong in Europe.
When integrated with Jasper's unique Precognitive engine, which automatically determines which parts of a design are relevant for a particular proof, this solution will give users the highest performing formal proof solution.
Jasper Design Automation, the Jasper Design Automation logo, Tempus Quest, JasperGold Verification System and Formal Testplanner are trademarks of Jasper Design Automation, Inc. All other names mentioned are trademarks, registered trademarks, or service marks of their respective companies.
www.jasper-da.com /press_releases/011205a.htm   (673 words)

Jasper is found in France, Germany, India, Russia, Venezula and USA (Arizona, California, Utah and Wyoming).
Jasper was thought to drive away evil spirits and protect against snake and spider bites.
Jasper was known as the great "rain-bringer" in the fourth century.
www.jewelrymall.com /stones/jasper.html   (299 words)

Jasper is a favorite among amateur gem cutters, for its abundance and diversity is great.
When Jasper does not exhibit interesting colors or patterns, it is known as Chert.
Riband Jasper - Jasper used as a layer stone for engraving.
www.minerals.net /mineral/silicate/tecto/quartz/varietys/jasper.htm   (337 words)

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The JasPer Project is an open-source initiative to provide a free software-based reference implementation of the codec specified in the JPEG-2000 Part-1 standard (i.e., ISO/IEC 15444-1).
JasPer includes a software-based implementation of the codec specified in the JPEG-2000 Part-1 standard (i.e., ISO/IEC 15444-1).
Helped with a precursor to the JasPer software (i.e., an image codec that was based on the old pre-EBCOT technology previously being considered as the foundation for JPEG-2000).
www.ece.uvic.ca /~mdadams/jasper   (935 words)

 Jasper Alberta - Jasper Tours & Adventures in Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada
Adjoining Banff National Park to the north is Jasper National Park, which is one of Canada’s largest National Park with over eleven thousand square kilometers of incredible scenery and wildlife.
Jasper National Park is abundant in tours and activities.
Depending on your arrival point, the townsite of Jasper is situated at the start or the finish of the Icefield Parkway, considered “the most scenic highway in the world”.
www.jasperadventurecentre.com   (293 words)

 Jasper City Schools
Fifth, seventh, and tenth graders in the Jasper City Schools were part of the approximately 162,000 Alabama students who participated in the state-mandated Alabama Direct Assessment of Writing (ADAW) in late February and early March of the 2004-2005 year.
Fifth graders in the Jasper City Schools ranked 5th in the state with 81% of students scoring proficient on the assessment.
Morton's visit was just another honor for West Jasper, along with the string of national and state awards given to the school over the past year.
www.jasper.k12.al.us   (1443 words)

 Andy's Bistro of Jasper, Jasper National Park.
Over the last couple of decades the major hotels have all learned that the secret to a successful dining room is hiring the best chef available.
As a result Jasper is full of highly talented chefs.
Back to Jasper, the little town in the big park.
www.visit-jasper.com /Andys_Bistro.html   (277 words)

 Jasper Arkansas attractions lodging restaurants events & discounts
Located in Newton County, the small town is surrounded by the natural beauty where the nation's first national river, the Buffalo, begins to flow.
Jasper has a picturesque downtown square with a beautiful courthouse in the middle and gazebos on the grounds.
It is 20 miles to Harrison from Jasper and 60 miles to Russellville or Branson.
www.arkansas.com /city-listings/city_detail/city/Jasper   (236 words)

 Texas Cooperative Extension, The Jasper County Office
Jasper County is located in Southeast Texas, bordered on the north by San Augustine and Sabine Counties, on the east by Newton County, on the south by Orange County, and on the west by Hardin and Tyler counties.
Jasper County ranks as one of the biggest producers of forestry related products in all of Texas with gross receipts from timber production.
We, the Jasper County Extension Staff, are proud of Jasper County, the citizens, and surrounding communities.
jasper-tx.tamu.edu   (365 words)

 Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve's herbarium is a relatively small teaching and reference collection, but it still provides important information to the community at the Preserve...
The mission of Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve is to contribute to the understanding of the Earth's natural systems through research, education, and protection of the Preserve's resources.
The Leslie Shao-ming Sun Field Station at Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve is a building designed to minimize its energy consumption and to maximize use of solar energy
jasper1.stanford.edu   (309 words)

 jasper on Encyclopedia.com
Approaching the Hatch jasper quarry from a technological perspective: a study of prehistoric stone tool production in Central Pennsylvania.
Jasper Design Automation Acquires Safelogic Corporation; Merger to Accelerate Proliferation of Formal Verification.
Jasper Design Automation Signs CyberTec as Sales and Support Channel in Japan; Verification Leaders Partner to Develop Market for High-Level Formal Verification in Japan.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/j1/jasper.asp   (539 words)

 Texas NAACP: The Brutal Murder of James Byrd, Jr. of Jasper.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Jasper trial defendant says Byrd's throat was cut
And the autopsy showed Byrd was alive and attempting to hold his head up as he was being dragged, which Gray said doesn't jibe with a victim whose throat has been slashed.
Brewer's trial was moved to Bryan, 150 miles west of Jasper, on a change of venue.
www.texasnaacp.org /jasper.htm   (1860 words)

 New Georgia Encyclopedia: Jasper Guy Woodroof (1900-1998)
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Much of the technology of fruit, vegetable, and nut handling and processing in use today was developed and improved by Woodroof and his colleagues.
Jasper Guy Woodroof was born on May 23, 1900, on a farm near Mountville, in Meriwether County.
www.georgiaencyclopedia.org /nge/Article.jsp?id=h-951   (890 words)

 Jasper, Indiana: Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Jasper is located in the heart of Southern Indiana and is the seat of government for Dubois County.
Jasper is home to agriculture, higher education, business, and industry.
Jasper is also rich in heritage and religion.
www.fullnet.com /org/jasper   (65 words)

 Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
This is the largest project of the Jasper Lions Club and as a PRCA Rodeo, this four day competition attracts the top cowboys.
Rodeo fans then head to the Jasper Lions Concession Stand for a bite to eat and drinks before finding their seats in a totally covered all weather arena.
As the largest fund raiser of the Jasper Lions Club and with the support of local businesses and other citizens, we are proud to be able to help others.
www.jasperlionsrodeo.com   (205 words)

This red jasper with white and pink chalcedony was mined in the Eastern Mojave Desert of Nevada, USA.
The jasper is very pure and solid, and it could also be used as lapidary rough.
The jasper is surrounded by layers of light color volcanic ash and caliche.
www.mineralminers.com /html/jasmins.stm   (1509 words)

 Jasper Tourism & Commerce: The Chamber of Commerce for Jasper, Alberta, Canada
Jasper Tourism & Commerce provides local tourism and business information for the community of Jasper, Alberta, Canada, which is peacefully nestled in the midst of Jasper National Park's vast, unspoiled grandeur.
As Jasper's Chamber of Commerce, we present to you the first-class accommodations, facilities, services and visitor attractions of Jasper and Jasper National Park.
Jasper is an internationally recognized, four-season destination with so much to see and do to suit everyone's tastes.
www.jaspercanadianrockies.com   (184 words)

 KJAS Radio
In a specially called meeting of the Jasper County Commissioners Court today, it was decided that individual bids would be rejected in favor of the US Army Corps of Engineers.
Jasper County precinct one constable Kit Stephenson said today that the illegal dumping of garbage or trash in his precinct would not be allowed.
The Jasper County courthouse was back open for regular business on Tuesday, but county tax accessor-collector bobby Biscamp has announced that his office which is located in the Jasper Federal Annex building will not open until employees there have had a chance to clean up.
www.kjas.com   (802 words)

BACKGROUND: This hike was in the North-Eastern corner of Jasper National Park on the North boundary Side Trails of Blue Creek and Glacier Pass.
A small creek runs close by each jasper campsite so far and there was plenty of firewood.
This turned out to be fortuitous as the next camp is one of the few unappealing campsites in all of Jasper Park.
www.geocities.com /glenn_ord/jasper.html   (2830 words)

 Jasper Travel Guide:Jasper, Alberta, hotels, restaurants, activities & attractions
Jasper Townsite, situated in the center of Jasper National Park in the Canadian Rockies, Alberta.
Jasper is named after Jasper Hawse, the manager of a fur trading post in the area in the early 1800's, called Jasper House.
Jasper National Park is the largest of the Canadian Rockies National Parks.
jasper.explored.ca   (414 words)

 MoMA.org | Exhibitions | 1996 | Jasper Johns: a retrospective
The publications accompanying Jasper Johns: A Retrospective were made possible by a generous gift from Emily Fisher Landau.
The booklet accompanying Jasper Johns: Process and Printmaking was made possible by grants from The Contemporary Arts Council and The Junior Associates of The Museum of Modern Art, The Associates of the Department of Prints and Illustrated Books, and Arthur and Susan Fleischer, Jr.
The presentation of Jasper Johns: A Retrospective at the Museum Ludwig, Cologne, is supported by Ford Motor Company.
www.moma.org /exhibitions/1996/johns   (410 words)

 Jasper County MO GenWeb
We are Brenda Langston and Renessa Lewis, County Coordinators for Jasper County, MOGenWeb.
We also have a calender of events in Jasper County, that will include dates volunteers are cleaning cemeteries in Jasper County, and Genealogical Society Meetings, if you have anything to add or if you'd like to view our calendar click on the image.....
Jasper county was formed from Newton County in 1841.
www.rootsweb.com /~mojasper/jcpage.htm   (119 words)

 Jasper Johns Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Looking For jasper johns - Find jasper johns and more at Lycos Search.
And as if a voice from above then said: 'Jasper, we've done enough for you; you're on your own now.' Suddenly the boy genius had to become a man. Hitherto the struggle had been confined to the realisation of the image; from now on Johns was going to have to hunt the image down.
False Start Act out a Jasper Johns painting.
encyclopedia.localcolorart.com /encyclopedia/Jasper_Johns   (4367 words)

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Although the name Jasper creates the urge to be reliable and responsible, we emphasize that it can cause a superior, interfering expression whose favorite expression is "I know" when not combined with a balanced last name.
Your name of Jasper gives you a clever mind, good business judgment, a sense of responsibility, and an appreciation of the finer things of life.
You are serious-minded and not inclined to make light of things even in little ways, and in your younger years you had more mature interests than others your age.
www.kabalarians.com /male/jasper.htm   (428 words)

 Jasper National Park   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Established in 1907 after the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway line through the Yellowhead Pass was erected, Jasper National Park is the largest of Canada's Rocky Mountain national parks at 10,878 km square (4200 square miles) and is brimming with natural beauty and human history.
The Athabasca Glacier, Miette Hotsprings, Sunwapta and Athabasca Falls, Mount Edith Cavell's impressive glaciers and the Maligne Canyon are all accessible by road or ride the tramway to the top of the Whistlers to experience the alpine beauty and varied wildlife ecosystem of Jasper National Park.
Jasper National Park is located north of Banff National Park via the Icefields Parkway.
www.bcadventure.com /adventure/wilderness/parks/jasper.htm   (346 words)

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