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Molten Rock Support Atlas Mountains In Morocco
2014-01-03 04:28:44

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The standard model for mountain structure, in which high topography must have deep roots for support, is defied by the Atlas Mountains, according to a new study from the Earth Sciences department at the University of Southern California (USC). The team of scientists created a new model which reveals that the Atlas Mountains are floating on a layer of hot molten rock flowing beneath the lithosphere — the Earth's most rigid outer...

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2012-01-28 14:07:01

This Envisat image shows part of central Morocco from the Atlantic Ocean to the west, over the Atlas mountains and into arid parts of Algeria further inland. The snow-capped High Atlas mountain range divides Morocco from the Sahara desert´s climatic influences in Algeria. Northwest of the mountains, the area experiences a more Mediterranean-like climate, with dry and hot summers and moderate winters with a fair amount of rain. Several peaks in the mountain range exceed 4000 m and...

2008-10-29 15:00:24

Atlas Energy Resources, LLC (NYSE: ATN) reported today that it has declared its quarterly cash distribution for the third quarter 2008 of $0.61 per common unit based on a cash distribution coverage ratio of 1.4x. The distribution is payable Friday, November 14, 2008 to holders of record as of Monday, November 10, 2008. Atlas Energy Resources, LLC develops and produces domestic natural gas and to a lesser extent, oil. Atlas Energy is one of the largest independent energy producers in the...

2008-10-29 09:00:29

Atlas Energy Resources, LLC (NYSE:ATN) announced today that it will release its results for the third quarter 2008 on Monday, November 3, 2008 before market hours, and invites investors and other interested parties to listen to the live webcast of its quarterly conference call on Monday, November 3, 2008, at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time. This call is being webcast live and can be accessed by investors and other interested parties from the Investor Relations section of Atlas Energy's website at...

2008-10-03 12:00:22

Atlas Energy Resources, LLC (NYSE:ATN) ("The Company") announces today that the Company will be presenting at the IPAA Oil & Gas Investment Symposium on Wednesday, October 8th in San Francisco, CA. Rich Weber, President and Chief Operating Officer, will be presenting for Atlas Energy at 8:00 a.m. Pacific Time / 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time. Investors and general public are invited to listen to the live webcast of the presentation at www.atlasenergyresources.com under the Event Calendar...

2008-09-24 09:00:41

Atlas Energy Resources, LLC (NYSE:ATN) ("Atlas Energy") announces that Atlas Energy will be presenting at the John S. Herold Pacesetters Energy Conference today Wednesday, September 24th in Greenwich, CT. Rich Weber, President and Chief Operating Officer will be presenting on a panel for Atlas Energy at 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Atlas Energy's updated company presentation will be available on the company's website at www.atlasenergyresources.com on the Presentations page of the Investor...

2008-07-25 09:01:12

Atlas Energy Resources, LLC (NYSE:ATN) ("Atlas Energy") announced today that it has appointed R. Randle Scarborough as an independent member of the Board of Directors. Mr. Scarborough's appointment to the board will increase the number of independent Atlas Energy board members to four, in order to comply with requirements of the New York Stock Exchange. Matthew A. Jones, Chief Financial Officer of Atlas Energy, will step down from his position on the Atlas Energy board and will maintain his...

2008-07-18 15:00:52

Atlas Energy Resources, LLC (NYSE:ATN) announced today that it will release its results for the second quarter 2008 on Tuesday, August 5, 2008 after market hours, and invites investors and other interested parties to listen to the live webcast of its quarterly conference call on Wednesday, August 6, 2008, at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time. This call is being webcast live and can be accessed by investors and other interested parties from the Investor Relations section of Atlas Energy's website at...


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Cuvier's Gazelle, Gazella cuvieri
2012-06-20 15:24:04

Cuvier's gazelle (Gazella cuvieri) is also known as the edmi and is native to Africa. Its range includes Morocco, Tunisia, and Algeria, through the Atlas Mountains in northwestern Africa. It prefers a habitat within stony or sandy hills and plateaus, but it will reside pine forests or recovering forests. Some experts do not classify it within the typical gazelle genus, but in the Trachelocele genus. Cuvier's gazelle is small in stature, reaching an average height of 4.2 feet and a weight...

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