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  Encyclopedia: Nashville Basin
The Nashville Basin is a geographic term used to describe the area surrounding Nashville, Tennessee.
The Nashville Basin is underlain primarily by limestone from the Ordovician Period.
The Inner Basin of the flattest terrain and most limestone-derived soil chemistry is located to the south and east of Nashville, primarily in the counties of Maury, Rutherford, Coffee, and Bedford.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Nashville-Basin   (366 words)

  
 NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE FACTS AND INFORMATION
Nashville is the capital of the U.S._state of Tennessee.
In 1806, Nashville was chartered as a city, and it became the capital of Tennessee in 1843.
Nashville lies on the Cumberland River in the northwestern portion of the Nashville_Basin.
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 MSN Encarta - Search View - Tennessee (state)
The Nashville Basin is similar in geologic origin, composition, and structure, to the Blue Grass Basin of Kentucky, and both regions are known for raising fine horses.
Reflecting the rapid growth in the Nashville Basin during the 1980s and 1990s, the Nashville metropolitan area emerged in 1994 as the most populous area in the state, and by 2003 the population had grown to 1,371,000.
Fort Nashborough, in Nashville, is a reproduction of the original fort, with blockhouses and stockades, that was built nearby on the Cumberland River in 1780.
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 MSN Encarta - Nashville
Nashville is located on the Cumberland River, which forms long loops as it flows through the basin.
Nashville was founded in 1779 during the American Revolution (1775-1783) and named in honor of Brigadier General Francis Nash, mortally wounded two years earlier in the Battle of Germantown.
Nashville and Davidson County consolidated governments in 1963, creating one of the nation’s largest cities in territory; its land area is 1,225.6 sq km (473.2 sq mi).
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 TENNESSEE - LoveToKnow Article on TENNESSEE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Basin is elliptical in form, extending nearly across the state from N.E. to S.W., with an extreme width of about 60 m.; near its centre is the city of Murfreesboro, and Nashville lies in the north-west.
The whole of the Appalachian Province of Tennessee and the southern portion of the Cumberland Plateau, the Highland Rim, and the Lowland Basin are drained southward arid westward by the Tennessee river and its tributaries.
The northein portion of the Cumberland Plateau, Highland Rim, and Lowland Basin are drained northward and westward by the Cumberland river and its tributaries.
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 Nashville, Tennessee   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Nashville lies on the Cumberland River in the northwestern portion of the Nashville Basin.
Nashville has several arts centers and museums, including the Frist Center for the Visual Arts, located in what was formerly the main post office; Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art; the Tennessee State Museum; Fisk University's Van Vechten and Aaron Douglas Galleries; and The Parthenon.
Nashville is also the home of the Nashville Metros, an amateur USL Premier Development League soccer club, and the Nashville Kangaroos, an Australian rules football team.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/N/Nashville,-Tennessee.htm   (2409 words)

  
 The 13 Original States
Stretching 440 miles from east to west, Tennessee characterized by 6 main land regions; The Blue Ridge, the Appalachian Ridge and Valley Region, the Appalachian Plateau, the Highland Rim, the Nashville Basin, and the Gulf Coastal Plain.
Highland Rim: To the west of the Appalachian Plateau lies the Highland Rim, an elevated plain that surrounds the Nashville Basin.
Nashville Basin: Surrounded by the steep slopes of the Highland Rim is the Nashville Basin.
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 Nashville, Tennessee   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Nashville is the capital of Tennessee, a state of the United States of America.
It was renamed Nashville in 1784 when it also became established as a town, and became the capital of Tennessee in 1843.
Nashville is also the home of the Nashville Metros, an amateur USL Premier Development League soccer club.
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 Nashville, Tennessee Online Research :: Information about Nashville, Tennessee   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Nashville metropolitan area encompasses the Middle Tennessee counties of Cannon County, Tennessee, Cheatham County, Tennessee, Davidson County, Tennessee, Dickson County, Tennessee, Hickman County, Tennessee, Macon County, Tennessee, Robertson County, Tennessee, Rutherford County, Tennessee, Smith County, Tennessee, Sumner County, Tennessee, Trousdale County, Tennessee, Williamson County, Tennessee, and Wilson County, Tennessee.5
Nashville was also once home to the Opryland USA Theme park, which operated from 1972 to 1997 before being demolished to make room for the Opry Mills mega- Shopping mall.
Nashville has several arts centers and museums, including the Frist Center for the Visual Arts, located in what was formerly the main Post office ; Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art; the Tennessee State Museum; Fisk University 's Van Vechten and Aaron Douglas Galleries; and Parthenon (Nashville).
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 Nashville real estate, TN - America Real Estate Directory
It is known as "Music City, USA", and it lies in the Nashville Basin, a gently rolling and low-lying area surrounded by the western and eastern Highland Rim.
Nashville is a commercial, manufacturing, education, and tourist hub and a noted center for performing and recording music, particularly country, gospel, and pop.
Nashville and Davidson County consolidated governments in 1963, creating one of the nation’s largest cities in territory; its land area is 473.2 sq mi.
www.real-estate-2000.com /nashville_tn.htm   (690 words)

  
 Geology & History of the Illinois Basin
The basin is bounded to the north by the Wisconsin arch, to the east by the Cincinnati arch, to the southeast by the Nashville dome, to the southwest by the Ozark dome and to the northwest by the Mississippi River arch (exhibit A).
The Illinois Basin is a shallow intracratonic depression characterized by rock layers that dip gently inward from the crests of surrounding arches.
The Paleozoic depositional basin differed from today’s structural basin in that it was open to the south, in the area now occupied by the Pascal Arch.
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 World Almanac for Kids
Nashville, the state’s capital, is noted as a center of country and western music, and Memphis, its largest city, was a major site for the development of blues and jazz music.
Nashville is the hub of a network of about 136,215 km (about 84,640 mi) of federal, state, and local roads that serves all sections of the state.
Memphis, on the Mississippi R., is the leading port; Nashville, on the Cumberland R., and Chattanooga, on the Tennessee R., are the state’s second and third ranking ports.
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 Tennessee article - Tennessee Detail State nickname Other U.S. States Capital Nashville Memphis - What-Means.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Memphis has the largest population of any city proper in the state, but Nashville has a slightly larger metropolitan area, comprising over 20% of the state's population.
Chattanooga and Knoxville, both in the eastern part of the state near the Smoky Mountains, have approximately a third of Memphis or Nashville's population.
The three towns of Bristol, Kingsport, and Johnson City make up a fifth significant population center, often called the "Tri-Cities", in the far northeast of the state.
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 SCSB#395: MLRA 123
In the Central Basin, Paleozoic Era rocks are from the Ordovician period.
Pedons from Jackson and Lincoln counties are representative of the Central Basin MLRA 123.
Near the Nashville Dome, saline water may be encountered at relatively shallow depths, probably from isolated, stagnant flow cells that are in contact with evaporites.
soilphysics.okstate.edu /S257/book/mlra123   (658 words)

  
 Free Locator of Apartments - Nashville - Tennessee Apartments
Nashville, Tennessee apartments are surrounded by southern hospitality and great people.
Nashville is the capital of Tennessee and a vital transportation, business and tourism center...
The Nashville area includes a myriad of recreational activities including 76 parks and playgrounds, 160 tennis courts, 18 golf courses and 30,000 acres of inland lakes for boating, fishing and skiing.
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 Farming on the Edge - MLRA no. 123 (Nashville Basin)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Much of the farmland in the Nashville Basin has been converted to residential use and to small estate-type farms, especially around Nashville.
The Nashville area is growing most rapidly toward the south (the number of people living in Williamson County grew by 52.5 percent between 1980 and 1992) and southeast (Rutherford County grew by 53.1 percent).
Wilson County, directly east of Nashville, and Sumner County, to the northeast, grew by 26.9 percent and 25.8 percent, respectively.
www.aftresearch.org /researchresource/foe2/report/mlra123.html   (207 words)

  
 Towel & Basin Ministries - Home
The mission of Towel & Basin Ministries is to help people and organizations discover their God-given visions, develop to their full potential, and demonstrate excellence in service to God's world.
David Best, co-founder and president of Towel and Basin, is an author, singer and speaker who has encouraged thousands of people in over 24 countries to discover their true worth and potential as persons made in the image of God.
David Best recently announced how Towel and Basin plans to respond to the needs of people and communities ravaged by the storms and subsequent failure of public systems and infrastructures.
www.towelandbasin.org   (127 words)

  
 Nashville website design,web site designers, and Nashville web hosting.
Our Nashville website design services will help you reach all of the goals you had in mind when you decided to design or redesign your website.
Our Nashville web hosting plans are feature rich and scalable, making them ideal for even the most demanding Nashville web site host or Nashville website designer.
Nashville, TN Nashville, city in north central Tennessee and capital of the state.
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 Nashville Convention and Visitors Bureau   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Nashville typically enjoys a mild and pleasant climate with only a few days of the year having either very hot or very cold conditions.
Nashville was named one of the 15 best U.S. cities for work and family by Fortune magazine.
Forbes magazine named Nashville as one of the 25 cities that are likely to have the country's highest job growth over the coming five years.
www.nashvillecvb.com /Media/Statistics.aspx?menu=Visitors   (547 words)

  
 The Tennessee Real Estate License Professor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Nashville Basin is similar in geologic origin, composition, and structure, to the Blue Grass Basin of Tennessee, and both regions are known for raising fine horses.
Reflecting the rapid growth in the Nashville Basin during the 1980s and 1990s, the Nashville metropolitan area emerged in 1994 as the most populous area in the state, and by 2000 the population had grown to 1,231,311.
The city of Memphis proper, however, is the larger, with 650,100 people in 2000, while Nashville had 569,891.
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 The 50 States
By the early 1770s, four different European communities were established and the possession of land took precedence over the establishment of trade in the new frontier.
The establishment of the United States independent from the British officially opened the land west of the Appalachians to further settlement, and in the winter and spring of 1779, a group of 300 pioneers, both fl and white, established an outpost at French Lick, the eventual site of the town of Nashville.
Visitors are also drawn by Tennessee's music capitals, Nashville for country-music lovers and Memphis for jazz.
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 Tennessee - USA State, Indian Earth, Nature, Ecology,Tennessee bounded by Kentucky, Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In Middle Tennessee the Nashville Basin is rimmed by a heavily carved upland, and West Tennessee contains the Coastal Plain and the Mississippi Bottoms.
The basin, a rolling, rocky, oval-shaped lowland, averages about 183 m (600 ft) in elevation.
It is surrounded by the Highland Rim, which, with the basin, was eroded from the plateau surface.
www.4to40.com /earth/index.asp?article=earth_history_tennessee   (1473 words)

  
 National Weather Service Forecast Office - Nashville, Tennessee   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The WFO Nashville Hydrologic Service Area includes two major river systems, the Tennessee and Cumberland, which drain eighty percent of the land surface of Tennessee.
From that point the 694-mile long river flows generally southwest to Nashville, Tennessee, and from there it turns northwest and flows into western Kentucky, 58.5 miles upstream from the confluence of the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers.
The Cumberland River Basin lies entirely within the states of Kentucky and Tennessee and has a total area of 17,914 square miles, of which 10,695 square miles (sixty percent) are in Tennessee.
www.srh.noaa.gov /ohx/hydro.html   (416 words)

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