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A new telescope will be large enough to look all the way back to the beginnings of our universe, perhaps all the way to the famed Big Bang. And, to clear off a plot of land big enough to house it, the entire top of a mountain in Chile's Atacama Mountain range was removed with, well, a big bang.
SANTIAGO, Chile, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --- GeoPark Limited ("GeoPark") (NYSE: GPRK), the Latin American oil and gas explorer, operator and consolidator with operations and producing properties
DUBLIN, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/bv5w28/analysis_of_the)
Ticket Down has rolled back pricing on all 2014 World Cup tickets at all participating venues in Brazil.
New Government Policy to be recommended before the end of the year SANTIAGO, Chile, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Li3 Energy, Inc., (OTCQB: LIEG) ("Li3", "Li3 Energy" or the "Company"),
· The Amanecer Solar CAP plant was developed, built and interconnected by SunEdison under an energy purchase agreement with CAP Group.
THUNDER BAY, ON and VALLENAR, CHILE, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Red Metal Resources Ltd.
(All amounts in US$ unless otherwise specified and reflect 100% of the project) VANCOUVER, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Capstone Mining Corp.
Ticket Down has slashed ticket prices on all 2014 World Cup matches.
THUNDER BAY, ON and VALLENAR, CHILE, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Red Metal Resources Ltd.
Lomatia ferruginea is commonly referred to as Fuinque. It is a small tree species that can be found naturally growing only in Chile. It is a member of the Proteaceae family. L. ferruginea is an evergreen tree with only a few branches. The newer shoots are blanketed by reddish-brown hairs. The tree can grow over 20 feet tall. It has fern-like leaves that grow on an average of about 13 to 14 inches long and 8 to 10 inches wide. The upper surface of the leaves are green while underneath is a...
Embothrium is a genus of shrub species in the Proteaceae family. Some of the species include Embothrium coccineum from Chile, Embothrium grandiflorum from Peru, and Embothrium lanceolatum from Chile. Embothrium are large shrubs or trees. They will grow on an average to heights between 33 to 66 feet high with a trunk up to 28 inches wide. They all contain evergreen leaves. They are usually 5 to 12 centimeters long and 2 to 4 centimeters broad. They have flowers that grow in dense bunches,...
Mount Hudson, also known as Volcán Hudson, is an active stratovolcano that is located in southern Chile, named after 9th-century Chilean Navy hydrographer Francisco Hudson. Its summit, which is covered in glaciers, holds a caldera that was created from a large eruption that occurred in 4750 BCE or 1890 BCE. Based on evidence found at the Los Toldos archaeological site, it is thought that the early eruption destroyed most settlements in the area at that time. Modern eruptions occurred in...
Socompa is a complex stratovolcano that can be found at the border of Chile and Argentina, reaching an elevation of 19,852 feet. This volcano is best known for its avalanche debris deposit, which have formed the Monturaqui Basin on its west side, the most noted example of this type of deposit in the world. It is a difficult volcano to visit, taking at least a day by vehicle traveling from the north or the west. Socompa is also known for the microbial ecosystems that occur near grasses at its...
The monito del monte (Dromiciops gliroides), Spanish for little bush monkey, is a species of marsupial that can only be found in southwestern areas of South America, specifically in Argentina and Chile. This species prefers to reside in Valdivian temperate rain forests and mountain bamboo forests. It was once thought that this species is descended from marsupials living in Australia, but studies have shown that Australidelphia marsupials most likely originated in South America and later moved...
- Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.