Great Divide

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Great Divide

A point in time identified by Professor Lawrence Henderson between 1910 and 1912 when, for the first time, a random patient with a random disease consulting a doctor chosen at a random time stood better than a 50-50 chance of benefitting from the encounter. After 1912, patients had an ever increasing expectation that they would not only survive the encounter, but enjoy improved health as a result thereof.
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The trail we're following runs along the Continental Divide. What's that?
The area along the Continental Divide is a way for grizzlies and wolves to move between these large wildland complexes, says Bart Koehler.
The revolts in the East are essentially mass demands for civil autonomy instead of bureaucracy, centralization and incompetence characteristics of states on both sides of the great cold war continental divide. Market myths and electoral forms have very little to do with what's really bugging everyone: the lack of control people feel in the ordinary conduct of their lives and their work.
Bridging the Analytical Continental Divide: A Companion to Contemporary Western Philosophy
Among the topics are surficial processes and the preservation of ancestral Puebloan archaeological sites on the Pajarito Plateau, dendroclimatic reconstruction of the precipitation, transitional archaic and emergent agricultural settlement in the lowland-upland settings, upland adaptations and high-altitude occupation by ancestral Pueblo people during the Gallina Phase along the continental divide, the gradual development of systems of pottery production and distribution, and diet and subsistence meet the challenges of a changing environment.
In addition to the launch of the Grizzly Terrain Park this weekend, Sunshine Village offers guests both the Rogers Terrain Park, located under the Continental Divide High Speed Quad Chairlft and the Springhill Park, located off Green Run ski trail under the Angel High Speed Quad Chairlift.
Decades worth of interviews with such contemporary visionaries as Stewart Udall, David Kammer, Melissa Savage and Paul Horgan comprise "Survival Along the Continental Divide", which explores issues of landscape, environment and culture in New Mexico.
Continental Divide Dogsled Adventures (800-531-6874) offers all-inclusive half-day tours for $145, full-day combination snowmobile and dogsled tours for $295, and custom overnight adventures (one night, $540; two nights, $1,450) through early April.
In the U.S., most of the Continental Divide runs through the Rocky Mountains.
Built in 1939 by the Great Northern Railway this historic Inn is located on the southern tip of Glacier National Park, west of the Continental Divide in the Rocky Mountains of Montana.
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