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2015-01-20 12:20:34

These members join Samuel Skinner, who was appointed to lead the Panel in Dec. 2014 CHICAGO, Jan.

RC plane crash
2015-01-20 10:51:27

A man who crashed his expensive, radio-controlled plane into the ocean at least got some cool underwater footage--especially of a shark.

2015-01-20 08:36:42

ATLANTA, Jan. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S.

2015-01-20 08:21:10

Sanitary Supply Leader Improves Safety Score by 44 Percent after Moving to Open and Configurable Video-based Safety Program SAN DIEGO, Jan.

2015-01-19 23:05:37

An Interesting Approach to Treat and Spread Auto Injury Awareness Minneapolis, Minnesota (PRWEB) January 19, 2015 January 14th 2015 Ryan Johnson Shortly

2015-01-19 23:04:24

New website delivers feature rich safety training options and safety resources for business and industry. Greenville, NC (PRWEB) January 19, 2015 LBA

2015-01-19 23:03:45

From interactive radar to customized storm warnings and alerts, newly unveiled Aeris Pulse personalizes weather like never before. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) January

2015-01-19 23:00:15

Enhanced fire resistance with new, patent-pending 1/2-inch wallboard provides commercial grade fire protection for residential projects. Atlanta (PRWEB) January

2015-01-19 16:20:30

Insurance fraud costs Californians billions annually, the highest of all U.S. states LOS ANGELES, Jan.

yellowstone river
2015-01-19 13:50:10

Yesterday, Montana officials reported a breach in an oil pipeline that spilled up to 50,000 gallons of oil into the Yellowstone River. Thankfully much of the river is frozen, lessening the environmental impact of the leak.


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Irazú Volcano
2014-10-04 18:35:23

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
2014-10-04 18:29:11

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
2014-10-04 18:16:10

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
2014-10-04 18:07:58

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
2014-10-04 18:01:05

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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