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2005-10-11 20:06:15

Please read in the first paragraph Anchorage residents could see a cloud of steam over the weekend from a volcano 75 miles away...instead of 900 miles away ... and in the fifth paragraph please read as "A cloud of steam from the 11,070-foot Mount Spurr was visible from Anchorage over the weekend.".. instead of ..."A cloud of steam from the 5,676-foot volcano's peak was visible... A corrected version follows: ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) - Anchorage residents could see a cloud of...

2005-10-11 20:07:59

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) - Anchorage residents could see a cloud of steam over the weekend from a volcano 75 miles away -- one of three Alaska volcanoes showing signs of unrest. The three volcanoes, including two located on remote Aleutian islands distant from any population centers, are setting off frequent tremors and minor bursts of ash or steam, seismologists said on Tuesday. Cleveland Volcano, 900 miles southwest of Anchorage, had a small eruption on Friday, said the Alaska...

2005-08-03 14:30:04

Anchorage Alaska - An independent consortium of university-based environmental scientists announced today the results from three 2004 expeditions to Amchitka Island in the western Aleutians to assess radionuclides in that marine environment. Three nuclear test shots were set off under Amchitka by the U.S. Government during a six-year period beginning in 1965. The study can be found at www.cresp.org Seafood Safety "The findings should provide assurance to both those who depend on the...


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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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