Ibis is the common name for any of the long-legged wading birds of diverse genera comprising the subfamily Threskiornithinae of the family Threskiornithidae, characterized by a long, slender beak that curves downward. These stork-like birds belong to the same family as the spoonbills, but the spoonbills have a flat beak that does not curve downward and is somewhat enlarged at the tip.
Free sheet music Free scores by Georges Bizet in the Werner Icking Music Archive Retrieved May 14, 2007. Bizet sheet music from SheetMusicFox.com Retrieved May 14, 2007. IMSLP - International Music Score Library Project's Bizet page. Retrieved May 14, 2007. References Cooper, Martin, "Georges Bizet," Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1971.
The Republic of Cape Verde or Cape Verde is a republic located on an archipelago in the North Atlantic Ocean, off the western coast of Africa. The previously uninhabited islands were discovered and colonized by the Portuguese in the fifteenth century; they subsequently became a trading center for African slaves.
Feldspar is the name of a group of rock-forming minerals that make up as much as 60 percent of the Earth's crust. Feldspars crystallize from magma in both intrusive and extrusive rocks, and they can also occur as compact minerals, as veins, and are also present in many types of metamorphic rock. Rock formed entirely of plagioclase feldspar (see below) is known as anorthosite.
Louisiana is a state located in the southern region of the United States of America. Its capital is Baton Rouge and its largest city is New Orleans. Both cities are located in the Mississippi Delta, which makes up about one-quarter of the state's total land area. The current state of Louisiana is the small southern-most portion of the former Louisiana Territory, which was formed following the Louisiana Purchase - 530 million acres of territory purchased by the U.