Wikipedia Random Articles Roundup 003

I enjoy browsing random articles on Wikipedia for learning about various topics in my free time. This blog series is a collection of articles I’ve discovered, and am sharing with you that you may find interesting. I’m providing article titles, an excerpt of each article, and a link to the articles on Wikipedia that you can use to read the full articles if you would like. Let’s proceed with round 3.


Mount Price – Mount Price is a stratovolcano in the Garibaldi Ranges of southwestern British Columbia. It is 2,049 m (6,722 ft) high, and rises on the western side of Garibaldi Lake in New Westminster Land District. It has a number of features, including Clinker Peak, the source of two thick lava flows between 15,000 and 8,000 years ago. These unstable flows produced large landslides as recently as the 1850s. A provincial park surrounds Mount Price and other local volcanoes. It lies within an ecological region that surrounds much of the Pacific Ranges. Mount Price is one of a small group of volcanoes called the Garibaldi Lake volcanic field, part of the larger Garibaldi Volcanic Belt, a volcanic zone in the Canadian Cascade Arc. It began forming 1.2 million years ago and continued until sometime in the last 15,000 years. It has not been active for thousands of years, but if it did erupt, the Interagency Volcanic Event Notification Plan outlines how agencies involved in relief efforts may be notified. – [Read Full Article On Wikipedia]


Old Caves Crater – Old Caves Crater is a cinder cone located in Coconino National Forest, near Flagstaff, Arizona. Its name comes from the numerous small caves on the slopes of the cinder cone. A forest of new growth ponderosa pines cover the lower slopes of the cone, while a pinyon-juniper forest covers the upper slopes. A trail leads to the top of Old Caves Crater, providing views of the San Francisco Peaks and the surrounding area. In the 14th century, Native Americans built a settlement adjacent to the crater. – [Read Full Article On Wikipedia]


Martha, Inc.: The Story of Martha Stewart – Martha, Inc.: The Story of Martha Stewart is a 2003 NBC television film starring Cybill Shepherd as Martha Stewart, in which the life of Martha Stewart is outlined starting from her life in New Jersey to the scandal behind her arrest. The film was shot in Nova Scotia. – [Read Full Article On Wikipedia]


Institute for Transtextual and Transcultural Studies – The IETT, the Institute for Transtextual and Transcultural Studies (French: Institut d’études transtextuelles et transculturelles (IETT), is a publicly funded research institute based in Lyon, France, and attached to the Jean Moulin University Lyon 3. It is a constituent unit of the Maison des Sciences de l’Homme Lyon St-Étienne. Its research focuses on analysis of how the world was conceived from colonialist relations, on notions of gender, and on techno-economic ideologies. Its current director is Gregory B. Lee, its Deputy directors are Florence Labaune-Demeule and Sophie Coavoux. – [Read Full Article On Wikipedia]


James T. Brand – James Tenney Brand (October 9, 1886 – February 28, 1964) was the 31st Chief Justice of the Oregon Supreme Court, serving in that role from 1951 to 1953. While serving on court from 1941 to 1958 his service was interrupted when he was chosen to be a judge on a military tribunal adjudicating Nazi war crimes after World War II. – [Read Full Article On Wikipedia]


Ben Wa (band) – Ben Wa was an American electronic band from Oakland, California comprising Anthony “House” Chaba (programming and bass guitar) and Eric Ware (programming and keyboards), who had worked together before in bands such as Limbomaniacs, Big Janitor, and MCM & the Monster. – [Read Full Article On Wikipedia]


NIST Special Publication 800-37 – NIST Special Publication 800-37, “Guide for Applying the Risk Management Framework to Federal Information Systems” was developed by the Joint Task Force Transformation Initiative Working Group. The first revision aimed to transform the traditional Certification and Accreditation (C&A) process into the Risk Management Framework (RMF), and the second version addressed privacy controls in a more central manner, and added a preparatory step. – [Read Full Article On Wikipedia]


Cimoliornis – Cimoliornis is a pterosaur genus containing the single species Cimoliornis diomedeus, meaning “long-winged bird of the chalk”. It is known from a partial metacarpal (lower wing bone) found in late Cretaceous period English Chalk Formation of the UK. – [Read Full Article On Wikipedia]


List of show business families – This is a list of contemporary (20th- or 21st-century) show business families. – [Read Full Article On Wikipedia]


SS San Jacinto (1903) – SS San Jacinto (ID-2586) was an American commercial passenger-cargo ship chartered by the United States Army for World War I service and considered for acquisition by the United States Navy as USS San Jacinto (ID-1531). – [Read Full Article On Wikipedia]

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