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International News Archive - October 24, 2011

7.2-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Turkey

A 7.2-magnitude earthquake in Turkey has left buildings crumbled and a death toll of over 270 and counting.

Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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