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Nalchik

(Encyclopedia) Nalchik näl´chĭk [key], city (1989 pop. 235,000), capital of Kabardino-Balkar Republic , S European Russia, on the northern slope of the Greater Caucasus. A health and tourist resort,...

pantanal

(Encyclopedia) pantanal pəntənäl´ [key], lowland region of SW Mato Grosso state, Brazil, bordering the Paraguay River and extending to the the western edge of the Brazilian Plateau. Parts of the pantanal...

Denali National Park and Preserve

(Encyclopedia) Denali National Park and Preserve dənäl´ē [key], in the Alaska Range, S central Alaska; comprising Denali National Park (4,740,912 acres/1,919,398 hectares), est. as Mt. McKinley National ...

Piotrków Trybunalski

(Encyclopedia) Piotrków Trybunalski pyô´tərko͞of trĭbo͞onäl´skē [key], Rus. Petrokov, Ger. Petrikau, city (1991 est. pop. 81,300), Łódzkie prov., central Poland. A textile center, i...

The Calorie Content of Red and White Wine

The Question: Is the caloric value of white wine different from that of red wine? In other words-if I drink the same volume of red and white wine, will I consum…

Analogous Colors

Analogous Colors Analogous (uh-NAL-uh-gus) colors sit next to each other on the color wheel. They tend to look pleasant together because they are closely related.Sunflowers by …

U.S. Societies & Associations (L)

La Leche League International (1956): 1400 N. Meacham Rd., Schaumburg, Ill. 60173-4808. 50,000. Phone: (847) 519-7730. www.lalecheleague.org. Law, American Society of International …

Cool Colors

Red, yellow and blue are the primary colors. Primary colors are the most basic colors. You can't make them by mixing any other colors. Orange, green and purple are the secondary color…

Highest Mountain Peaks of the World

The following table lists the highest mountain peaks of the world including mountain name, mountain range, vertical height, and location, according to the National Geographic Society.…