Oxbow Lake

Science / Geology / Oxbow Lake: A long, broad, crescent-shaped lake formed when a stream abandons a meander and takes a new course.
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Oxbow Lake

Science / Geology / Oxbow Lake: A long, broad, crescent-shaped lake formed when a stream abandons a meander and takes a new course. MORE

Snowflakes

Science / Weather / Snowflakes: An ice crystal or an aggregate of ice crystals which fall from clouds. MORE

Lake Effect Snow

Science / Weather / Lake Effect Snow: Snow showers that are created when cold dry air passes over a large warmer lake, such as one of the Great Lakes, and picks up moisture and heat. MORE

Kettle Lake

Science / Geology / Kettle Lake: A lake that forms in a kettle. MORE

International Great Lakes Datum

Science / Tides and Currents / International Great Lakes Datum: Mean water level at Rimouski/Pointe-au-Pere, Quebec, on the Gulf of St. Lawrence over the period 1970 through 1988, from which geopotential elevations (geopotential differences) throughout the Great L MORE

Flakeboard

Business / Construction / Flakeboard: A manufactured wood panel made out of 1' - 2' wood chips and glue. Often used as a substitute for plywood in the exterior wall and roof sheathing. Also called OSB or wafer board. MORE