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2008-08-11 09:00:55

Body of HK mountaineer missing for 10 years cremated in NW China URUMQI, Aug. 7 (Xinhua) -- A body discovered by Chinese glacier researchers by chance last month on Mount Bogda in the northwestern Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region has been cremated, said local police on Thursday. The remains turned out to be that of a Hong Kong mountaineer Lam Chi-wai who disappeared ten years ago, a police spokesman said. The researchers with the Lanzhou glacier and frozen earth institute found the...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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