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Gold Butte National Monument

(Encyclopedia) Gold Butte National Monument, 296,937 acres (90,506 hectares), SE Utah, est. 2016 and managed by the Bureau of Land Management. Named for a mining ghost town, the monument embraces a…

cuckoo

(Encyclopedia) cuckoo, common name for members of the extensive avian family Cuculidae, including the ani and the roadrunner (Geococcyx californianus), widely distributed in temperate and tropical…

WHA Teams<span class="rm" > (1972-79)</span>

Baltimore-Blades (1975); Birmingham-Bulls (1976-78); Calgary-Cowboys (1975-77); Chicago-Cougars (1972-75); Cincinnati-Stingers (1975-79); Cleveland-Crusaders (1972-76, moved to Minnesota);…

Most Played Songs on the Radio, 2004

Rank TitleArtist (Label) 1. “Yeah”Usher featuring Ludacris and Lil Jon (Laface/Zomba) 2. “The Reason”Hoobastank (Island) 3. “This Love”Maroon 5 (Octone/J Records) 4. “Burn”Usher (Laface/Zomba…

Slipknot Biography

Slipknotalternative rock band Chart-topping rock band Slipknot is one of the prominent examples of alternative heavy metal. Exploding on the scene with a horror-movie image complete with…

New Mexico

Capital: Santa Fe State abbreviation/Postal code: N.M./NM Governor: Susana Martinez, R (to Jan. 2019) Lieut. Governor: John Sanchez, R (to Jan. 2019) Senators: Tom Udall, D (to Jan. 2021); Martin…

1961 Academy Awards

The 1961 Academy Awards were presented April 9, 1962 at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium.Best Motion PictureFanny, Joshua Logan, producer (Warner Bros.)The Guns of Navarone, Carl Foreman,…

State Symbols

StateSongBirdTreeFlowerAlabama“Alabama” (1931)yellowhammer (1927)Southern longleaf pine (1949, 1997)camellia (1959)Salt water fish: fighting tarpon (1955); Fresh water fish: largemouth bass (…

New Mexico

(Encyclopedia) New Mexico, state in the SW United States. At its northwestern corner are the so-called Four Corners, where Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, and Utah meet at right angles; New Mexico is…