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KATHMANDU, Nepal, April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Development partners must act swiftly and effectively to meet the needs of children and families recovering after a devastating 7.8-magnitude
BOSTON, April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Author and cartoonist Josh Neufeld captivated the Bunker Hill Community College audience of students, faculty, staff and visitors with his tale
Toyota and Scion dealership in Scarborough, Ontario, has a body shop that can handle little scratches or major structural damage SCARBOROUGH, Ontario, April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/
PARSIPPANY, N.J., April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Managing safety and insuring against risk will be crucial to the ultimate success of the fast-growing unmanned aviation industry.
Improving safety for Canadians at rail crossings across the country OTTAWA, April 27, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today launched Rail Safety Week and announced
Trespassing remains the leading cause of rail-related fatalities in the United States HOMEWOOD, IL, April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - With trespassing remaining the leading cause of rail-related
Rail Safety Week starts April 27.
New Lifesaving Technology Combats Distracted Driving and Fatigue CINCINNATI, April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- (NPTC ANNUAL CONFERENCE) -- Seeing Machines (AIM: SEE), the AIM-listed company
TORONTO, April 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - IAMGOLD Corporation ("the Company") reports with deep regrets that a member of the Company's Exploration team in Mali has passed away from injuries
Rail Safety Week starts April 27.
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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