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Brewer's: Reef

He must take in a reef or so. He must reduce his expenses; he must retrench. A reef is that part of a sail which is between two rows of eyelet-holes. The object of these eyelet-holes is to …

Map: Kingman Reef (territory of US)

Kingman Reef Profile: History · Government · Economy · Population …Kingman Reef InformationEncyclopedia: Kingman Reef…

U.S. Territories and Outlying Areas

Puerto RicoGuamU.S. Virgin IslandsAmerican SamoaNorthern Mariana IslandsMidway IslandsWake IslandJohnston AtollBaker, Howland, and Jarvis IslandsKingman ReefNavassa IslandPalmyra AtollUnited S…

Peter Davi Biography

surferDied: Dec. 4, 2007 (California) Best Known as: surfer renowned for his fearlessness Davi was a California surfer renowned for his fearlessness who …

Chandler (Buss) Hovey Jr. 1998 Deaths

Chandler (Buss) Hovey Jr.Age: 83 disabled yachtsman who, with his family, raced boats in the America's Cup competitions of the 1930s and later helped build and campaign the 12-Meter yacht Eas…

The Spiny Lobster

The Question: Could somebody please tell me the scientific name of the spiny lobster found along the Caribbean shores of Central America (Honduras to Panama)?…

Brewer's: Reed Shaken by the Wind

(A), in Bible language, means a person blown about by every wind of doctrine. John the Baptist (said Christ) was not a “reed shaken by the wind,” but from the very first had a f…

John D. Pennekamp Biography

John D. PennekampConservationist, newspaper editorBorn: Jan 1, 1897Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio Pennekamp grew up in Ohio, and began working in the newspaper business at age 14, eventually bec…