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  Journey North: A Global Study of Wildlife Migration: Monarch Butterfly
Journey North engages students in a global study of wildlife migration and seasonal change.
Widely considered a best-practices model for education, Journey North is the nation's premiere "citizen science" project for children.
Journey North is a free, Internet-based program that explores the interrelated aspects of seasonal change.
www.learner.org /jnorth   (259 words)

  
  North Korea - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
North Korea is on the northern portion of the Korean Peninsula that extends 1,100 km from the Asian mainland.
North Korea's capital and largest city is P'yŏngyang; other major cities include Kaesŏng in the south, Sinŭiju in the northwest, Wŏnsan and Hamhŭng in the east and Ch'ŏngjin in the northeast.
North Korea's population is one of the most ethnically and linguistically homogenous in the world, with only very small numbers of Chinese and Japanese minorities.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/North_Korea   (3280 words)

  
 Walsh Iran / Contra Report - Chapter 2 United States v. Oliver L. North
North was charged also with obstruction of congressional investigations and false statements to a congressional committee and the attorney general, shredding and altering official documents, acceptance of an illegal gratuity from Secord in the form of a home-security system, conversion of traveler's checks and tax-fraud conspiracy.
North said on cross-examination that on November 20, 1986, during preparation of congressional testimony for Casey and Poindexter, an entire roomful of individuals knew that false assertions were being drafted when North suggested that they say no one in the U.S. Government knew the true cargo of the November 1985 HAWK missile shipment to Iran.
North said he believed the purpose of Betsy North's trip to Philadelphia was for her to identify herself to Zucker in case North didn't return from a dangerous trip to Iran.
www.fas.org /irp/offdocs/walsh/chap_02.htm   (9768 words)

  
 North (1994)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
North's hopping mad with his parents, and now he's off on a world wide adventure!
Eleven-year-old North has had it with his parents.
They are always busy with their careers and don't give North the attention he needs...
www.imdb.com /title/tt0110687   (314 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: North Dakota
In 1811 the Astor expedition encountered a band of Sioux near the boundary of North and South Dakota on the Missouri.
North Dakota is bounded on the north by Saskatchewan and Manitoba, on the south by South Dakota, on the east by Minnesota (the Red River dividing), and on the west by Montana.
The artesian basin is in North Dakota sandstone at the base of the upper cretacean, at a depth of from eight hundred feet in the south-east to fifteen hundred feet at Devil's Lake.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/11111b.htm   (3436 words)

  
 :: rogerebert.com :: Reviews :: North (xhtml)
North goes into court, where the judge is Alan Arkin, proving without the slightest shadow of a doubt that he should never, ever appear again in public with any material even vaguely inspired by Groucho Marx.
North's case hits the headlines, and since he is such an all-star overachiever, offers pour in from would-be parents all over the world, leading to an odyssey that takes him to Texas, Hawaii, Alaska, and elsewhere.
North is followed on his travels by a mysterious character who appears in many guises.
rogerebert.suntimes.com /apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/19940722/REVIEWS/407220302/1023   (542 words)

  
 north   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
It was the belief of president Lincoln that no state had the right to secede from the Union.  While it would have been easy enough for the Union to grant the Confederacy's wish to become an independent nation, Lincoln saw the Civil War as the only remaining solution to preserve the Union.
    And finally, the North, because of it's indurtial needs, possessed a large amount of the country's railroad and canal systems.  These would be vital in the quick and easy transportation of troops and supplies.
The war in the west focused on the capturing of some key forts along the Mississippi River. ; The last fort to fall was Vicksburg.  With the fall of Vicksburg, the North had gained control of the Mississippi River and split the Confederacy in two.
www.amcivilwar.homestead.com /north.html   (364 words)

  
 This Resource is No Longer Available
The Butterflies of North America and Moths of North America Web sites are now operated by the Big Sky Institute at Montana State University and the NBII Mountain Prairie Information Node.
The Butterflies and Moths of North America Web sites were conceived and developed by a team of scientists at Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center in 1995 and were inspired by paper atlases created by Paul Opler, Harry Pavulaan, Ray Stanford, and their many cooperators.
Development of the Butterflies and Moths of North America Web sites was a logical avenue for furthering the goal of making information on the biotic resources of the Great Plains more widely available to decision-makers, resource managers, scientists, and the public.
www.npwrc.usgs.gov /resource/distr/lepid/bflyusa/bflyusa.htm   (319 words)

  
 Visit NC | The Official Tourism Site for the State of North Carolina.
Fall is the perfect time to visit North Carolina.
The governor has proclaimed October as “North Carolina Wine and Grape Appreciation Month” so relax and enjoy autumn with a plate of signature NC food and a glass of our delicious NC wine.
North Carolina Department of Commerce, Division of Tourism, Film and Sports Development
www.visitnc.com   (233 words)

  
 NAICS -- North American Industry Classification System
NAICS was developed jointly by the U.S., Canada, and Mexico to provide new comparability in statistics about business activity across North America.
The North American Product Classification System (NAPCS) is now available for products of service industries (sectors 51-81).
The official 2007 US NAICS Manual North American Industry Classification System--United States, 2007 includes definitions for each industry, tables showing correspondence between 2007 NAICS and 2002 NAICS for codes that changed, and a comprehensive index--features also available on this web site.
www.census.gov /epcd/www/naics.html   (460 words)

  
 North Carolina State University :: Welcome to North Carolina State University
North Carolina State University :: Welcome to North Carolina State University
North Carolina State University Website Quicklinks Navigation and Search:
North Carolina State University   Raleigh, NC 27695   Phone: (919) 515-2011
www.ncsu.edu   (414 words)

  
 Anime North 2007
Anime North is proud to be one of the many fund raisers for the international Hospital for Sick Children Foundation that is based in Toronto, ON.
Anime North Announcement mailing list To receive updates on the doings of Anime North ** sign up to the Announcement mailing list.
Events for Anime North 2008 will take place at the Doubletree International Plaza Hotel, the Toronto Congress Center, and the nearby Renaissance Toronto Airport Hotel.
www.animenorth.com   (226 words)

  
 North Dakota Tourism - Official Site of North Dakota Department of Commerce - Tourism Division
Here is the October 4 fall foliage report compiled by North Dakota Tourism (1-800-435-5663):
Savor the season with North Dakota's October events
Two North Dakota events selected for listing of 100 Best Events for 2008
www.ndtourism.com   (208 words)

  
 Arctic theme page - North Pole Web Cam
The images from the cameras track the North Pole snow cover, weather conditions and the status of PMEL's North Pole instrumentation, which includes meteorological and ice sensors (seen in the camera images).
The instruments typically contine to transmit data for months after the solar-powered web cams stop.
The North Pole Web Cam is part of the North Pole Environmental Observatory, a joint National Science Foundation-sponsored effort by the Polar Science Center, / APL / UW, the Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory / NOAA, the Japan Marine Science and Technology Center, Oregon State University, and Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory.
www.arctic.noaa.gov /gallery_np.html   (291 words)

  
 University of North Texas
The University of North Texas is a student-centered public research university and the flagship of the UNT System.
"University of North Texas," "UNT," "Discover the power of ideas" and their associated identity marks, as well as the eagle and talon graphic marks, are official trademarks of the University of North Texas; their use by others is legally restricted.
If you have questions about using any of these marks, please contact the Division of University Relations, Communications and Marketing at (940) 565-2108 or e-mail branding@unt.edu.
www.unt.edu   (337 words)

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