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2011-04-13 08:30:00

RENO, Nev., April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MUSTANG GEOTHERMAL CORP. (OTCBB: URXE) ("Mustang" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the start of exploration activities on the Company's Banos de Inca project located in southern Peru. The Banos de Inca property with an area of 900 Hectares (or 2224 Acres) is located on the eastern end of the famous Colca Canyon, 710 kilometers southwest from the Peruvian capital Lima and approximately 90 kilometers northwest from the city of Arequipa,...

2006-04-19 17:30:00

AREQUIPA, Peru (Reuters) - At least 1,000 people have suffered respiratory problems from a tower of ash spewing from the Ubinas volcano in southern Peru, and 20 llamas have died after eating poisoned grass, a local official said on Wednesday. Ubinas, in the Moquegua region 550 miles south of Lima, has been belching for much of the month and this week sent smoke and ash 2,600 feet into the air, spreading a thick carpet of ash on areas north of the volcano. Officials said the volcano continued...


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'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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