Lower Forty-Eight

Lower Forty-Eight

or lower forty-eight or Lower 48 or lower 48
The United States aside from Alaska and Hawaii; the 48 contiguous states of the United States.
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Soon the same fate may befall the 5,000 or so remaining gray wolves in the lower forty-eight states, if a U.S.
Although the duration of civil twilight varies by location and season, it generally lasts around a half hour in the lower forty-eight.
It is very difficult to try to understand the political and legal differences between our Alaska Native system versus the system of the lower forty-eight tribes.
No water buffalo is hunted in the lower forty-eight. If that fact takes you to the forty-ninth state in search of a trophy Alaska Peninsula brown bear, well sir, aim well.
Many online bookstores will also offer free shipping, but this is generally constrained to what is termed the lower forty-eight. “We kind of felt Alaska and Hawaii were constantly getting screwed,” says Parsons.
"More than 22 million new jobs," "the lowest child poverty rate in twenty years," "the biggest expansion of college aid since the GI Bill," "more than 100,000 new community police officers," "set aside more land in the lower forty-eight states than any administration since Teddy Roosevelt," "extending the life of the Medicare trust fund for twenty-six years," "dramatically improved diabetes care," "stopping brutal ethnic cleansing in the Balkans," "brought Poland, Hungary, and the Czech Republic into NATO." On and on it went, forty minutes of what pundits disparagingly call a "laundry list" but which the president's supporters loved because, you know, that's why they hired the guy, to get stuff like that done.
There are no liquefied natural gas exports from the lower forty-eight yet, although companies have plans to do so.
To ensure regular contact with Alaska Territory, the government decided to attempt construction of a land-route between this territory and the lower forty-eight states.
Then down that long long road to the lower forty-eight. Won't be anyone else around.
At the same time, the battle re-enactments which take place in the lower forty-eight seem to have an inherent childishness to them.
While the technique has proven itself on whitetails in various regions of the lower forty-eight, it has met with less success with mule deer and their subspecies.

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