3 days ago · Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF) is a bacterial disease spread by ticks. It typically begins with a fever and headache , which is followed a few days later with the development of a rash .  The rash is generally made up of small spots of bleeding and starts on the wrists and ankles. 
6 days ago · The Aerial Photography Field Office (APFO) of the Farm Service’s Agency (formerly the Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service) has one of the largest collections of historic aerial photography in the nation dating back to approximately 1955 (photographs in APFO’s collection taken prior to 1955 have been sent to the National Archives).
- Heather Ross
Jul 23, 2020 · The following is a list of mountains that have been presumed, at one time, to be the highest mountain in the world. How general the following presumptions were is unclear. Before the age of exploration, no geographer could make any plausible assumption. Chimborazo, 6,267 metres (20,561 ft). Presumed highest from sixteenth century until the ...
Jul 27, 2020 · Map of the historical and current Iditarod trails The 1925 serum run to Nome , also known as the Great Race of Mercy and The Serum Run , was a transport of diphtheria antitoxin by dog sled relay across the U.S. territory of Alaska by 20 mushers and about 150 sled dogs across 674 miles (1,085 km) in 5 ½ days, saving the small town of Nome and ...
Jul 27, 2020 · Research in social history and genealogy has documented new facts about people identified as Melungeons. Since the mid-1990s, popular interest in the Melungeons has grown tremendously, although many have left the area of historical concentration. Writer Bill Bryson devoted a chapter to them in his The Lost Continent (1989). N.
3 days ago · The Central Valley is a flat valley that dominates the interior of California.It is 40 to 60 miles (60 to 100 km) wide and stretches approximately 450 miles (720 km) from north-northwest to south-southeast, inland from and parallel to the Pacific Ocean coast.
Jul 25, 2020 · The Slovenes are a South Slavic people with a unique language.For most of its history, Slovenia was largely controlled by the Habsburgs of Austria, who ruled the Holy Roman Empire and its successor states, the Austrian Empire and Austria-Hungary; in addition, coastal portions were held for a time by Venice.
Jul 21, 2020 · Chichen Itza, a ruined ancient Maya city occupying an area of 4 square miles (10 square km) in south-central Yucatan state, Mexico. It was founded about the 6th century CE, presumably by Mayan peoples who had occupied the region since the Pre-Classic Period. In the 10th century it was invaded by foreigners.
5 days ago · The Flat Rock Historic District, on the National Register of Historic Places, is the largest historic district in the state of North Carolina covering 6.25 square miles. In 1973 after years of research funded by HFR, recognition of the historical and cultural district became a reality.
Jul 29, 2020 · Tempe Town Lake bridge had a long history in the Valley The bridge, which is formally called the Salt River Union Pacific Bridge, was built in 1912. A train derailed in a fiery collapse Wednesday.