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Paramoera walkeri

Like all amphipods, P. walkeri are sexually dimorphic: the males may grow up to 21.7 millimetres 0.85 in, females, 22.8 millimetres 0.90 in. Newborns are approximately 2.5 millimetres 0.098 in. Males mature after 14–15 months, at about 50% their ...

Praealtus

Praealtus paralbida is a species of octopus in the family Megaleledonidae. It is the only known species in the monotypic genus Praealtus. It is very similar to Bentheledone albida, a taxon that is considered a nomen dubium, its true taxonomic sta ...

Psychroteuthis glacialis

Psychroteuthis glacialis, the glacial squid, is the only known species in the monotypic genus Psychroteuthis, in the family Psychroteuthidae. While only one species has been confirmed, two undescribed species also probably exist. The species occu ...

Sterechinus neumayeri

Sterechinus neumayeri, the Antarctic sea urchin, is a species of sea urchin in the family Echinidae. It is found living on the seabed in the waters around Antarctica. It has been used as a model organism in the fields of reproductive biology, emb ...

Tritoniella

Tritoniella is a genus of sea slugs, specifically dendronotid nudibranchs. It is a marine gastropod mollusc in the family Tritoniidae. A monotypic genus, the only species is Tritoniella belli. The genus and species were both described in 1907 by ...

Turquets octopus

Turquets octopus is a species of benthic octopus with a circumpolar Antarctic distribution. The species has a wide depth range, occurring from shallow waters to 4.000 m deep. P. turqueti grows to 15 cm in length gowns. It is characterized by the ...

Pacific-Antarctic Ridge

The Pacific-Antarctic Ridge is a divergent tectonic plate boundary located on the seafloor of the South Pacific Ocean, separating the Pacific Plate from the Antarctic Plate. It is regarded as the southern section of the East Pacific Rise in some ...

HMS Caicos (K505)

HMS Caicos was a Colony-class frigate of the United Kingdom that served during World War II. She was originally ordered by the United States Navy as the Tacoma -class patrol frigate USS Hannam and was transferred to the Royal Navy prior to comple ...

Adirondack High Peaks

The Adirondack High Peaks is the name given to 46 mountain peaks in the Adirondack Mountains of New York, United States that were originally believed to comprise all of the Adirondack peaks higher than 4.000 feet. However, later surveying showed ...

High Peaks Wilderness Area

The High Peaks Wilderness Area, the largest Forest Preserve unit in the U.S. state of New York, is located in three counties and six towns in the Adirondack Park: Harrietstown in Franklin County, North Elba, Keene, North Hudson and Newcomb in Ess ...

Adirondack Trail Improvement Society

The Adirondack Trail Improvement Society is a nonprofit organization based at the Ausable Club in St. Huberts, New York, founded in 1897 to ensure regular maintenance and consistent marking of the trails in the St. Huberts and Ausable Lakes area ...

Allen Mountain (New York)

Allen Mountain is a mountain located in Essex County, New York. It is part of the Marcy Group of the Great Range of the Adirondack Mountains, and is flanked to the north by Mount Skylight. South side of Allen mountain drains into white Lily brook ...

Armstrong Mountain (Keene Valley, New York)

Armstrong Mountain is a mountain located in Essex County, New York, named after Thomas Armstrong, a local pioneer. The mountain is part of the Great Range of the Adirondack Mountains. Armstrong Mtn. is flanked to the southwest by Gothics, and to ...

Basin Mountain (New York)

Basin Mountain is the ninth-highest peak of the High Peaks Region in the Adirondack Park in the U.S. State of New York. The peak was named by Verplanck Colvin for several basins formed between knobs on its slopes. It is located in the High Peaks ...

Big Slide Mountain (New York)

Big Slide is the twenty-seventh highest peak of the High Peaks Region of the Adirondack Park in New York. The peak was named for the prominent steep cliff that rises to its summit. It is located in the High Peaks Wilderness Area. Because it is re ...

Blake Peak

Blake Peak is a mountain located in Essex County, New York. The mountain is named after Mills Blake, Verplanck Colvin’s chief assistant during the Adirondack Survey. It is part of the Colvin Range. Blake Peak is flanked to the northeast by Mount ...

Cliff Mountain (New York)

Cliff Mountain is a mountain located in Essex County, New York. The mountain is part of the Marcy Group of the Great Range of the Adirondack Mountains. Cliff is flanked to the southeast by Mount Redfield. The mountain cliff is in the Opalescent r ...

Mount Colden

Mount Colden is the eleventh-highest peak in the High Peaks of the Adirondack Mountains, New York, United States. The peak was named after David S. Colden, an investor in the McIntyre Iron Works, in 1836. The peak was briefly renamed "Mount McMar ...

Mount Colvin

Mount Colvin is the 39th highest peak in the High Peaks Region of the Adirondack Mountains, in the U.S. State of New York. Mount Colvin offers excellent views of a number of other Adirondack High Peaks, most notably the peaks that comprise the Gr ...

Couchsachraga Peak

Couchsachraga Peak is a mountain located in Essex County, New York. "Couchsachraga" is based on an Algonquin or Huron name for the area, meaning "dismal wilderness". The mountain is part of the Santanoni Mountains of the Adirondacks. Couchsachrag ...

Dial Mountain

Dial Mountain is a mountain located in Essex County, New York. The mountain is part of the Colvin Range. Dial Mountain is flanked to the southwest by Nippletop. Dial mountain is within the watershed of lake Champlain, which drains into the river ...

Dix Mountain

Dix Mountain is the sixth highest peak in the High Peaks Region of the Adirondack Park, and is located roughly on the boundary between the towns of North Hudson and Keene in Essex County, New York. The peak was named in 1837 after John Dix, who w ...

Dix Mountain Wilderness Area

The Dix Mountain Wilderness Area is the name previously given to an area of New Yorks Forest Preserve in the Adirondack Park, and is located in the towns of Elizabethtown, Keene and North Hudson, Essex County. It is roughly bounded on the north b ...

Dix Range

The Dix Range is a range of mountains in the High Peaks region of the Adirondacks, southeast of Mount Marcy and the Ausable valley, in northeastern New York State. The Dixes are named for John Adams Dix, then Secretary of State under New York Gov ...

South Dix

South Dix is a mountain located in Essex County, New York. The mountain is part of the Dix Range, named after John A. Dix, New York Secretary of State in 1837, and later Governor. The name is being changed to Carson Peak, after Russell M.L. Carso ...

Donaldson Mountain

Donaldson Mountain is a mountain located in Franklin County, New York, named in 1924 after Alfred Lee Donaldson, author of A History of the Adirondacks. The mountain is part of the Seward Mountains of the Adirondacks. Donaldson Mtn. is flanked to ...

Mount Emmons (New York)

The mountain is located within the High Peaks Wilderness Area of Adirondack Park. The mountain elevation 4.022 feet is part of the Seward Mountains of the Adirondacks. Mount Emmons is flanked to the north by Donaldson Mountain and is the westernm ...

Esther Mountain

Esther Mountain is a mountain located in Essex County, New York. The mountain is the northernmost of the High Peaks of the Adirondack Mountains and its 28th highest peak. It was the only High Peak named for a woman until 2014, having been named i ...

Giant Mountain

Giant Mountain is the twelfth-highest peak in the High Peaks Region of the Adirondack Park, in New York, USA. The peak is also known as "Giant of the Valley," due to its stature looking over Keene Valley and St. Huberts to the west. The prominent ...

Gray Peak (New York)

Gray Peak is the seventh-highest peak in the High Peaks Region of the Adirondack Park, in New York, United States, and is located in close proximity to Mount Marcy, the highest peak in New York state. Gray Peak is southwest of Mt. Marcy and south ...

Great Range

The Great Range is a mountain range in the Adirondack Mountains, near Keene Valley, New York, United States. It rises in the heart of the High Peaks region between Ausable Lakes to the southeast and the Johns Brook Valley to the northwest. The ra ...

Mount Haystack

Mount Haystack is a mountain in the Great Range of the Adirondack High Peaks in the Adirondack Mountains of New York. It is the third highest peak in the state, after Algonquin Peak and Mount Marcy. It gets its name from the resemblance of its ro ...

Hough Peak

Hough Peak is a mountain located in Essex County, New York. The mountain, part of the Dix Range, is named after Franklin B. Hough, the first chief of the United States Division of Forestry, and sometimes called the "father of American forestry". ...

MacIntyre Mountains

The MacIntyre Mountains or MacIntyre Range is a range of mountains in the High Peaks region of the Adirondacks, due west of Mount Marcy, in northeastern New York State. The range runs 8 miles from southwest to northeast. Its sheer southwest slope ...

Macomb Mountain

Macomb Mountain is a mountain located in Essex County, New York. The mountain is named after Maj. Gen. Alexander Macomb, who won acclaim during the War of 1812 at the Battle of Plattsburgh, and served as Commanding General of the United States Ar ...

Mount Marshall (New York)

Mount Marshall is a mountain located in Essex County, New York. Originally named for Governor DeWitt Clinton, and then for Herbert Clark, it was renamed for wilderness activist Bob Marshall after his death. Marshall is part of the MacIntyre Mount ...

Nippletop

Nippletop is a mountain located in Essex County, New York. The mountain is part of the Colvin Range. Nippletop is flanked to the northeast by Dial Mountain. To the east, it faces Dix Mountain across Hunters Pass, and to the west it faces Mount Co ...

Nye Mountain

Nye Mountain is a mountain located in Essex County, New York, named after William B. Nye, an Adirondack mountain guide. Nye Mountain is part of the Street Range of the Adirondack Mountains, it is flanked to the southwest by Street Mountain. Mount ...

Panther Peak

Panther Peak is a mountain located in Essex County, New York. The mountain is part of the Santanoni Mountains of the Adirondacks. Panther Peak is flanked to the west by Couchsachraga Peak, and to the south by Santanoni Peak. On the northeastern s ...

Grace Peak

Grace Peak is a mountain located in Essex County, New York. It is part of the Dix Range, named after John A. Dix, New York Secretary of State in 1837, and later Governor. The mountain was formerly called East Dix, but in 2014 it was officially re ...

Phelps Mountain (New York)

Phelps Mountain is a mountain located in Essex County, New York. The mountain is named after Orson Schofield "Old Mountain" Phelps, who cut the first trail up Mount Marcy and named several of the Adirondack peaks. It is the 32nd highest peak in N ...

Porter Mountain

Porter Mountain is one of the Adirondack High Peaks. It is number 38 in order of height, and one of the easier hikes of the Adirondack Forty-Sixers. It is named after Noah Porter, one of the first to climb it, later president of Yale University. ...

Mount Redfield

Mount Redfield is a mountain located in Essex County, New York. The mountain is part of the Marcy Group of the Great Range of the Adirondack Mountains. Mount Redfield is flanked to the northwest by Cliff Mountain, and to the northeast by Mount Sk ...

Rocky Peak Ridge

Rocky Peak Ridge is the twentieth highest peak in the High Peaks Region of the Adirondack Park of New York, United States. The name of the mountain is due to its geology, a rocky ridge to the east of the better known Giant Mountain. The long, bar ...

Saddleback Mountain (Keene, New York)

Saddleback Mountain is a mountain located in Essex County, New York. The mountain is part of the Great Range of the Adirondack Mountains. The 0.2 mi long summit ridge has peaks at each end with a pronounced dip between, giving it the profile of a ...

Santanoni Peak

Santanoni Peak is a mountain located in Essex County, New York. The mountain is part of the Santanoni Mountains of the Adirondacks. The mountains name is believed to be an Abenaki derivative of "Saint Anthony", the first French fur traders and mi ...

Sawteeth (New York)

Sawteeth is a mountain located in Essex County, New York. The mountain is part of the Great Range of the Adirondack Mountains. The mountains name comes from the serrated appearance of its summit ridge. Sawteeth is on a spur ridge of the Great Ran ...

Seward Mountain (New York)

Seward Mountain is a mountain located in Franklin County, New York, of which it is the highest point. Seward Mtn. is named after William H. Seward, Governor of New York, and United States Secretary of State. The mountain is part of the Seward Mou ...

Seymour Mountain (Franklin County, New York)

Seymour Mountain is a mountain located in Franklin County, New York, named after Horatio Seymour, Governor of New York. The mountain is part of the Seward Mountains of the Adirondacks. Seymour Mountain faces Seward Mountain to the west across Oul ...

Mount Skylight

Mount Skylight is a mountain in the Adirondack High Peaks in the Adirondack Mountains of New York. It gets its name from its open, bare and relatively flat summit, unusual in the Adirondack High Peaks. Skylight is the fourth highest peak in New Y ...

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