Barstow


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Wikipedia.

Barstow

(bär`stō), city (1990 pop. 21,472), San Bernardino co., SE Calif., on the dry Mojave River; founded in the 1880s as a silver-mining town, inc. 1947. Railroad shops and the Goldstone space tracking station are major employers. Several U.S. military facilities are nearby. Barstow is an outfitting point for expeditions into Death ValleyDeath Valley,
SE Calif. and SW Nev., a deep, arid basin, 140 mi (225 km) long, bordered on the W by the Panamint Range and on the E by the Amargosa Range. In summer the valley has recorded some of the world's highest air temperatures (134°F;/56.
..... Click the link for more information.
.
References in periodicals archive ?
Local community and hospital leaders recognized the growing need for an air medical service that would be able to serve the Barstow area more rapidly and worked with the Mercy Air team on a new base.
Flying high Barstow Bats, from Dumfries, are on the bill
Professor Barstow said: "Space now impacts significantly on all our lives.
As I describe below, the work of Barstow and the other teacher educator I studied in Northern Ireland--a society that has experienced decades of intense partisan conflict--offers timely lessons to educators in the U.S., where teaching controversial topics is both an urgent need and one that seems more fraught than ever.
Barstow's study shows that JWST may be able to differentiate between a planet with a clement, Earth-like atmosphere, and one with more hostile conditions such as are found on our neighbouring planet Venus.
TEAM GROSS SCORES 293-Bradley Park (L Pilkington 68, D Moville 73, B Kaye 74, O Barstow 78).
Barstow is president and CEO of Favorite Foods, the Somersworth-based restaurant supply company that has carved a profitable niche in a highly competitive industry that includes giants such as Sysco, US Foods and Performance Food Group.
He was the husband of Marilyn (Roby) Barstow for 56 years.
Barstow told Sunday Times: "This telescope could see Earth-like planets around stars up to 30 light years away.
The EPA will begin excavating areas of perchlorate-contaminated soil on and around a residential property in Barstow, CA.
Hoover owns and operates 100% of Pecos Crossing and operates Barstow Station which consists of 20,000 barrels of operational crude oil storage and associated measurement equipment.
Nearby Barstow has more restaurants and petrol stations.