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2011-06-27 07:48:00

TSX-V: KSK VANCOUVER, June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Kiska Metals Corporation ("Kiska or the Company") reports the addition of Jack Miller, P.Eng. to the Company's Board of Directors at the Annual General Meeting held in Vancouver on June 23. Mr.

2010-10-07 13:08:00

VANCOUVER, Oct 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Kiska Metals Corporation ("Kiska" or the "Company") re ports that the Company has agreed to sell its Mexican subsidiary, M inera Geoinformatica, to Evrim Metals Corporation ("Evrim").

2010-02-19 10:29:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The following tip sheet was released today by the U.S.

2009-08-24 18:57:01

Rat Island, Alaska, may get its Aleut name back now that the rats for which it was named seem to be gone, scientists from a polar marine program said. A $3 million eradication program appears to have rid the island of rats for the first time since the late 1700s, said Steve MacLean, polar marine program director for The Nature Conservancy in Alaska, one of the partners in the eradication program. A year ago, crews dropped 700 pounds of poison-laced pellets on the island, McClatchy Newspapers...

2009-07-27 12:42:00

WASHINGTON, July 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released today by the U.S.

2009-07-27 12:38:00

WASHINGTON, July 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released today by the U.S.

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2009-06-13 12:50:33

Alaska's Rat Island is finally rat-free, after a Japanese shipwreck spilled rampaging rodents onto the island 229 years ago, decimating the local bird population.

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2008-12-17 14:51:27

Three Alaska volcanoes erupted in midsummer 2008 - Cleveland, Okmok and Kasatochi volcanoes, all located in Alaska’s Aleutian Chain, made for a hectic 20th anniversary for the Alaska Volcano Observatory.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.