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Sylmar, Los Angeles
Sylmar is a neighborhood in the San Fernando Valley
San Fernando Valley
region of Los Angeles, California. Historically known for its profusion of olive orchards, Sylmar can trace its past to the 18th century and the founding of the San Fernando Mission. In 1890 olive production was begun in a systematic manner. The Sylmar climate was also considered healthy, and so a sanitarium was established, the first in a series of hospitals in the neighborhood
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Neighborhoods Of Los Angeles
A neighbourhood (British English), or neighborhood (American English; see spelling differences), is a geographically localised community within a larger city, town, suburb or rural area. Neighbourhoods are often social communities with considerable face-to-face interaction among members. Researchers have not agreed on an exact definition, but the following may serve as a starting point: " Neighbourhood
Neighbourhood
is generally defined spatially as a specific geographic area and functionally as a set of social networks
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Lewis And Clark Centennial Exposition
The Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition, commonly also known as the Lewis and Clark Exposition, and officially known as the Lewis and Clark Centennial and American Pacific Exposition and Oriental Fair, was a worldwide exposition held in Portland, Oregon, United States
United States
in 1905 to celebrate the centennial of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. While not officially considered a World's Fair
World's Fair
by the Bureau of International Expositions, it is often informally described as such; the exposition attracted both exhibits and visitors from around the world. During the exposition's four-month run, it attracted over 1.6 million visitors, and featured exhibits from 21 countries
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Sevillano
Seville
Seville
(/səˈvɪl/; Spanish: Sevilla [seˈβiʎa], locally [seˈβi(ɟ)ʝa] ( listen)) is the capital and largest city of the autonomous community of Andalusia
Andalusia
and the province of Seville, Spain. It is situated on the plain of the river Guadalquivir. The inhabitants of the city are known as sevillanos (feminine form: sevillanas) or hispalenses, after the Roman name of the city, Hispalis. Seville
Seville
has a municipal population of about 703,000 as of 2011[update], and a metropolitan population of about 1.5 million, making it the fourth-largest city in Spain
Spain
and the 30th most populous municipality in the European Union. Its Old Town, with an area of 4 square kilometres (2 sq mi), contains three UNESCO World Heritage Sites: the Alcázar palace complex, the Cathedral and the General Archive of the Indies
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Harvest
Harvesting is the process of gathering a ripe crop from the fields. Reaping is the cutting of grain or pulse for harvest, typically using a scythe, sickle, or reaper.[1] On smaller farms with minimal mechanization, harvesting is the most labor-intensive activity of the growing season. On large mechanized farms, harvesting utilizes the most expensive and sophisticated farm machinery, such as the combine harvester. Process automation has increased the efficiency of both the seeding and harvesting process
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Packing Plant
A slaughterhouse or abattoir /ˈæbətwɑːr/ ( listen) is a facility where animals are slaughtered for consumption as food.[1] Slaughterhouses supply meat which then becomes the responsibility of the packaging department. Slaughterhouses that process meat not intended for human consumption are sometimes referred to as knacker's yards or knackeries, used for animals that are not fit for consumption or can no longer work on a farm such as work horses that can no longer work. Slaughtering animals on a large scale poses significant logistical problems, animal welfare problems, public health requirements, and environmental problems.[1] Due to public aversion in many cultures, determining where to build slaughterhouses is also troubling. Animal welfare
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Common Fig
Ficus
Ficus
carica is an Asian species of flowering plant in the mulberry family, known as the common fig (or just the fig). It is the source of the fruit also called the fig and as such is an important crop in those areas where it is grown commercially
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Pimientos
A pimiento (Spanish pronunciation: [piˈmjento]), pimento, or cherry pepper is a variety of large, red, heart-shaped chili pepper (Capsicum annuum) that measures 3 to 4 in (7 to 10 cm) long and 2 to 3 in (5 to 7 cm) wide (medium, elongate). The flesh of the pimiento is sweet, succulent, and more aromatic than that of the red bell pepper. Some varieties of the pimiento type are hot, including the Floral Gem and Santa Fe Grande varieties. The fruits are typically used fresh or pickled. The pimiento has one of the lowest Scoville scale
Scoville scale
ratings of any chili pepper.Contents1 Etymology 2 Stuffing 3 Other uses 4 See also 5 ReferencesEtymology[edit] Pimiento
Pimiento
is originally a Spanish term that was added to English (a loanword)
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Watermelon
Citrullus
Citrullus
lanatus is a plant species in the family Cucurbitaceae, a vine-like (scrambler and trailer) flowering plant originally from sub-Saharan Africa. It is cultivated for its fruit. The subdivision of this species into two varieties, watermelons ( Citrullus
Citrullus
lanatus (Thunb.) var. lanatus) and citron melons ( Citrullus
Citrullus
lanatus var. citroides (L. H. Bailey) Mansf.), originated with the erroneous synonymization of Citrullus
Citrullus
lanatus (Thunb.) Matsum. & Nakai and Citrullus
Citrullus
vulgaris Schrad. by L.H. Bailey in 1930.[2] Molecular data including sequences from the original collection of Thunberg and other relevant type material, show that the sweet watermelon (Citrullus vulgaris Schrad.) and the bitter wooly melon Citrullus
Citrullus
lanatus (Thunb.) Matsum
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San Joaquin Valley
The San Joaquin Valley
San Joaquin Valley
(/ˌsæn hwɑːˈkiːn/ SAN whah-KEEN) is the area of the Central Valley of the U.S. state
U.S. state
of California
California
that lies south of the Sacramento–San Joaquin River Delta
Sacramento–San Joaquin River Delta
and is drained by the San Joaquin River. It comprises seven Northern California counties—all of Kings County; a majority of Fresno, Merced, Stanislaus counties; segments of Madera and Tulare counties—and a majority of Kern County, in Southern California.[1] Although a majority of the valley is rural, it does contain cities such as Fresno, Bakersfield, Stockton, Modesto, Turlock, Porterville, Visalia, Merced, and Hanford. San Joaquin Valley
San Joaquin Valley
was originally inhabited by the Yokuts and Miwok peoples
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Louisiana Purchase Exposition
The Louisiana Purchase
Louisiana Purchase
Exposition, informally known as the St. Louis World's Fair, was an international exposition held in St. Louis, Missouri, United States, from April 30 to December 1, 1904. Local, state, and federal funds totaling $15 million were used to finance the event. More than 60 countries and 43 of the 45 American states maintained exhibition spaces at the fair, which was attended by nearly 19.7 million people. Historians generally emphasize the prominence of themes of race and empire, and the fair's long-lasting impact on intellectuals in the fields of history, art history, architecture and anthropology
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Panama–Pacific International Exposition
The Panama–Pacific International Exposition
Panama–Pacific International Exposition
(PPIE) was a world's fair held in San Francisco, California, U.S., from February 20 to December 4, 1915. Its stated purpose was to celebrate the completion of the Panama Canal, but it was widely seen in the city as an opportunity to showcase its recovery from the 1906 earthquake. The fair was constructed on a 635 acre (2.6 km2) site along the northern shore, between the Presidio and Fort Mason, now known as the Marina District.Contents1 Exhibits 2 Architecture 3 Construction 4 Other surviving buildings 5 Commemorations 6 Gallery 7 See also 8 Footnotes 9 Further reading 10 External linksExhibits[edit] Among the exhibits at the Exposition was the C. P. Huntington, the first steam locomotive purchased by Southern Pacific Railroad; the locomotive then went on static display at the California State Railroad Museum in Sacramento
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Mission Olive
The Mission olive is a cultivar of olive developed in California, by Spanish missions along El Camino Real in the late 18th century.[1] The Mission olive has been included in the Ark of Taste, an international catalog of endangered heritage foods maintained by the Slow Food movement.[2] It is also the only American olive cultivar listed by the International Olive
Olive
Council in its World Catalogue of Olive Varieties.[1] Although developed in the United States, Mission olives are also used by South African olive oil producers.[3]Contents1 Description 2 Uses 3 Prevalence 4 Origin 5 See also 6 ReferencesDescription[edit] Mission trees can reach heights of 40 and 50 feet (12 and 15 m).[4] They produce small fruit, typically of around 4.1 grams (0.14 oz)
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Busch Gardens
Busch Gardens
Busch Gardens
is the name of two amusement parks in the United States, owned and operated by SeaWorld
SeaWorld
Entertainment. The original park is in Tampa, Florida, and the second park is in Williamsburg, Virginia. There were also previously Busch Gardens
Busch Gardens
parks in Pasadena, California (1905–1937), Van Nuys, Los Angeles, California
Van Nuys, Los Angeles, California
(1964–1979)[1] and Houston, Texas
Texas
(1971–1973).[2] Busch Gardens
Busch Gardens
parks were initially developed as marketing vehicles for Anheuser-Busch
Anheuser-Busch
and featured hospitality houses with samples of Anheuser-Busch
Anheuser-Busch
products
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Thrust Fault
A thrust fault is a break in the Earth's crust, across which younger rocks are pushed above older rocks.Contents1 Thrust geometry and nomenclature1.1 Reverse faults 1.2 Blind thrust faults 1.3 Fault-bend folds 1.4 Fault-propagation folds 1.5 Thrust duplex2 Tectonic environment 3 History 4 References 5 External linksThrust geometry and nomenclature[edit]Diagram of the evolution of a fault-bend fold or 'ramp anticline' above a thrust ramp, the ramp links decollements at the top of the green and yellow layersDiagram of the evolution of a fault propagation foldDevelopment of thrust duplex by progressive failure of ramp footwallAntiformal stack of thrust imbricates proved by drilling, Brooks Range Foothills, AlaskaReverse faults[edit] A thrust fault is a type of reverse fault that has a dip of 45 degrees or less.[1][2] If the angle of the fault plane is lower (often less than 15 degrees from the horizontal[3]) and the dis
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Tank Car
A tank car ( International Union of Railways
International Union of Railways
(UIC): tank wagon) is a type of railroad car (UIC: railway car) or rolling stock designed to transport liquid and gaseous commodities.Narrow gauge tank car, 750 mm (2 ft 5 1⁄2 in) gaugeContents1 History1.1 Timeline2 Usage2.1 North America 2.2 Outside North America3 Specialized applications3.1 DOT-111 3.2 DO
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