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HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb.
Steering clear of crocodiles and navigating around massive submerged trees, a team of divers began mapping some of the 25 freshwater pools of Cara Blanca, Belize, which were important to the ancient Maya.
Researchers sifting through Google Earth images have discovered what may be the worldâ€™s best-preserved small impact crater in a remote area of the Sahara desert in southwestern Egypt.
Deforestation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has unveiled what could be one of the largest impact craters discovered over the past 10 years.
BETHESDA, Md., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the ravages of winter subside and temperatures rise, there is probably a pothole out there with your name on it, cautions the Car Care Council.
A University of Illinois archaeologist says she will lead a team that will be the first to explore the sacred pools of the southern Mayan lowlands in Belize. Professor Lisa Lucero said she will lead a team of expert divers, a geochemist and an archaeologist in the expedition, funded by the National Geographic Society, to investigate the cultural significance and environmental history and condition of three of the 23 pools of Cara Blanca, in central Belize. The groundwater-filled sinkholes in...
Village officials in Navestock, England, said they are refusing to repair potholes as a cost-cutting measure and as a method of preventing people from speeding.
A group of Chicago residents say they filled 15 potholes in neighborhood roads since city construction crews apparently had better things to do.
Researchers are exploring extreme conditions for life in a place not known for extremes.
Crater -- A crater is a circular depression on the surface of a planet, moon, asteroid, or other celestial body. Craters are typically caused by meteorite impacts, although some are caused by volcanic activity. In the center of craters on Earth a crater lake often accumulates, and in craters formed by meteorites a central island (caused by rebounding crustal rock after the impact) is usually a prominent feature in the lake. Ancient craters whose relief has disappeared leaving only a...
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.