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condor

(Encyclopedia) condor, common name for certain American vultures , found in the high peaks of the Andes of South America and the Coast Range of S California. Condors are the largest of the living birds,...

Pinnacles National Park

(Encyclopedia) Pinnacles National Park, c.26,000 acres (10,500 hectares), in the Gabilan Mts. of the Coast Ranges, W central Calif.; est. as a national monument 1980, designated a national park 2013. Pinnacle...

The 50 State Quarters Program Act

The 50 State Quarters Program Act began in 1999 and ran through 2008, with five new quarters released every year. The quarters were released i…

With Faces turned Homeward

Chapter 18 Chapter 20 With Faces turned Homeward The officers of the expedition had decided to begin their homeward march on the first of April; but a natural imp…