Rocky Mountain spotted fever is a big part of the 1947 Republic Pictures movie "Driftwood", starring Walter Brennan, James Bell, Dean Jagger, Natalie Wood, and Hobart Cavanaugh. In December 2013, hockey player Shane Doan was diagnosed with Rocky Mountain spotted fever, and returned to play in January 2014. Other names
California is a U.S. state on the western coast of North America.Covering an area of 163,696 sq mi (423,970 km 2), California is geographically diverse.The Sierra Nevada, the fertile farmlands of the Central Valley, and the arid Mojave Desert of the south are some of the major geographic features of this U.S. state.
Mountain View is a city located in Santa Clara County, California, United States, in Silicon Valley.Named for its views of the Santa Cruz Mountains, Mountain View has developed from its origins as a stagecoach stop into one of the principal cities of Silicon Valley.
California Historical Maps and Atlases. The state of California collection contains 576 atlases spanning 414 years of growth and development (1579-84 through 1993).Within the atlases are 9,709 historical maps, illustrations, and histories many of which contain family names ideal for genealogical research.
Description Meteorology. The National Weather Service defines Santa Ana winds as "Strong down slope winds that blow through the mountain passes in southern California. These winds, which can easily exceed 40 miles per hour (18 m/s), are warm and dry and can severely exacerbate brush or forest fires, especially under drought conditions."
California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States.With 39.5 million residents across a total area of about 163,696 square miles (423,970 km 2), California is the most populous U.S. state and the third-largest by area.
The establishment of America's transcontinental rail lines securely linked California to the rest of the country, and the far-reaching transportation systems that grew out of them during the century that followed contributed to the state’s social, political, and economic development.
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