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The university will receive funding from the National Science Foundation and Japan Science and Technology Agency for a project to improve future disaster management. WASHINGTON, March
OTTAWA-GATINEAU, March 31, 2015 /CNW/ - As of today, the vast majority of Canadians will be able to receive emergency alert messages affecting life and propertythrough their radio and television services.
Leaders in cheerleading safety recognized in Congressional resolution to recognize March as National Cheerleading Safety Month. MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On
VANCOUVER, March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Taseko Mines Limited (TSX: TKO; NYSE MKT: TGB) ("Taseko" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that its Gibraltar Mine has received the 2014 John Ash Safety
New American Housing Survey Statistics Reveal Snapshot of U.S. Homes WASHINGTON, March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than half, 51.5 percent, of U.S.
Bringing life-threatening alerts immediately to Canadians to help them prepare for emergencies OAKVILLE, ON, March 31, 2015 /CNW/ - Disaster can strike with little to no notice
Service King Collision Repair Centers expands in Orlando, acquires Duston and Roberts Collision Center RICHARDSON, Texas, March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Service King Collision
WEST CHESTER, Ohio, March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- AK Steel's (NYSE: AKS) Zanesville (Ohio) Works has been recognized for outstanding safety performance by the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation,
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is announcing that federal disaster aid has now been made available to the state of New Hampshire.
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Irazú Volcano, known as Volcán Irazú in Spanish, is an active stratovolcano that is located in Costa Rica. The origin of the volcano’s name is unknown, but it is thought to be a variant of the word Iztarú, which is the name of a village that was near the volcano, or a mixture of the words ara, meaning point, and tzu, meaning thunder. It is locally known as The Colossus due to large past eruptions. This volcano is located within Irazú Volcano National Park, which holds montane forests...
Rincón de la Vieja is an active complex volcano that is located in northwestern Costa Rica. Its name, meaning The Old Woman's Corner, refers to a legend that says that a woman’s lover was thrown into the volcano by her father, after which she lived on the volcano as a recluse. This volcano reaches 6,286 feet in elevation and is the tallest volcano in Rincón de la Vieja Volcano National Park. Visitors were once permitted to climb up to the crater, but a recent eruption caused this area to...
Cotopaxi is an active stratovolcano that is located in Ecuador and is part of the Pacific Ring of Fire. This volcano, reaching an elevation of 19,347 feet above sea level, is the second tallest volcano in Ecuador and one of the tallest active volcanoes in the world. The origin of its name is unknown, but some sources say that it means Neck of the Moon in the language of the indigenous people and it has been considered sacred in their culture. Cotopaxi is shaped like a cone that is almost...
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...
Karthala, also known as Mount Karthala, is an active shield volcano that is located in the island nation of Comoros. Along with a smaller shield volcano, this volcano makes up the largest island in the archipelago known as Grande Comore and it reaches an elevation of 7,746 feet. It is one of the most active volcanoes in the area, erupting at least twenty times since the beginning of the nineteenth century. These eruptions have mostly affected the volcano’s caldera, leaving the majority of...
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