geographic range

geographic range

[¦jē·ə¦graf·ik ′rānj]
(geodesy)
The extreme distance at which an object or light can be seen when limited only by the curvature of the earth and the heights of the object and the observer.
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This series of cases highlights an increased geographic range into Portugal and the potential debilitating nature of a parasite of migratory birds in Europe.
The geographic range covered by "Mushrooms of the Northeastern United States and Eastern Canada" includes Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Wisconsin, and the Canadian provinces of New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Ontario, and most of Quebec.
Sorghum has become an increasingly important contributor to global agriculture because of its broad geographic range, rapid growth and adaptation to drought.
Among their topics are preparing for serious communicable diseases in the US: lessons from the ebola virus epidemic, measles in the US since the millennium: perils and progress in the post-elimination era, antimicrobial resistance expression by Neisseria gonorrhoeae: a major global public health problem in the 21st century, emerging fungal infections in the Pacific Northwest: the unrecognized burden and geographic range of Cryptococcus gattii and Coccidioides immitis, and the amphibian fungal disease chytridiomycosis as a key example of the global phenomenon of emerging wildlife infectious diseases.
Slickspot peppergrass occurs in a very small geographic range of about 16,000 acres.
Yassky extends the firm's geographic range and market sectors.
There are a number of other simulator companies that operate over a broad geographic range, employing varying quality standards of simulation equipment and rate pricing.
Once fully completed, this acquisition will expand our aviation and trans-modal capabilities as a company, while also delivering additional geographic range for our customers," said Gregg Smith, Chief Executive Officer of FSG.
For several of these species, however, geographic range limits are still poorly known, even for taxa described in the early 20th century.
At least one species of fruit bat has a geographic range that spreads from Guinea to Sierra Leone.
Over time, the fox squirrel has expanded its geographic range and has displaced the native Western Gray Squirrel in many urban/suburban habitats.
According to Exelon's president and CEO Chris Crane, the target's geographic range is seen to be a perfect strategic match for Constellation and will provide opportunities to reach more customers and grow the business, especially in areas where Exelon also owns significant generation assets.

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