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Chaos Causes Beauty
2014-04-11 10:57:36

ESA Beautiful streamlined islands and narrow gorges were carved by fast-flowing water pounding through a small, plateau region near the southeastern margin of the vast Vallis Marineris canyon system. Images captured on 7 December 2013 by ESA’s Mars Express show the central portion of Osuga Valles, which has a total length of 164 km. It is some 170 km south of Eos Chaos, which lies in the far eastern section of Valles Marineris. Osuga Valles is an outflow channel that emanates from...

2014-04-11 08:25:50

ATLANTA, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that federal economic injury disaster loans are available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private non-profit organizations of all sizes located in New York as a result of a freeze from Dec. 1, 2013 through March 14, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110909/DC65875LOGO The disaster declaration...

2014-04-11 08:21:39

WASHINGTON, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Millions of Americans are affected each spring by sudden flooding caused by heavy rain or by slower, prolonged flooding as snow melts. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/66105-fema-and-noaa-floods-happen-everywhere-be-a-force-of-nature-be-prepared Be prepared, and get insured, urges The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric...

2014-04-10 23:31:32

Flood Law Group announced today that they are actively investigating claims on behalf of anyone potentially affected by the General Motors Ignition recall. GM recently expanded the recall to include approximately 2.6 million cars. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Flood Law Group announced today that they are actively investigating claims on behalf of anyone whose vehicle was recently announced as an affected model by the expanded General Motors ignition recall. According to a...

2014-04-10 23:31:29

Superior Magnetics for Pain Free Living released a new 5200 Gauss rare earth magnetic bracelet for pain relief in seconds. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Pain Free Living (web: http://www.SuperiorMagnetics.com) has released a new magnetic bracelet for pain relief with 5200 Gauss neodymium rare earth magnets for pain relief in seconds. Pain Free Living is the developer of Superior Magnetic Bracelets for arthritis. The Superior Magnetic Bracelet is so strong customers report pain...

2014-04-10 23:30:30

Julie Butcher, a personal injury attorney in Lexington, Kentucky, and member of the Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America, commented today on the trucking industry’s continuing criticism of the DOT’s 2013 limits on trucker drive times. Lexington, KY (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Julie Butcher heads a law office in Lexington and has been advocating for those wrongfully injured in tractor-trailer accidents in Kentucky since 1994. Today she criticized members of the...

2014-04-10 23:23:51

Emergency Management & Incident Management Market research report majorly focuses on the type of systems and platforms, simulation and training tools, incident and emergency services which are being used in the management. (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/incident-emergency-management-market-1280.html) (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 The report "Emergency Management and Incident Management Market [Web-EOC, Geospatial, ENS, Surveillance, CBRNE, HAZMAT, BCDR, DBMS, Warning...

2014-04-10 23:21:54

With the second anniversary of the 2012 Hidalgo County, Texas hail storm recently passing, Wyly & Cook, LLP reminds insurance policyholders affected by the storm that they may still be able to secure compensation for their property damage. Houston, TX (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 The two-year anniversary of the March 29, 2012 hailstorm that struck the McAllen/Edinburg/Mission area of Hidalgo County, Texas has just passed. Yet, even after two years, there are still many residents and...

2014-04-11 00:21:43

DUBLIN, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/l6n3zr/global_automotive) has announced the addition of the "Global Automotive Safety Systems Market Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/l6n3zr/global_automotive ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The analysts forecast the Global Automotive Safety Systems market to grow at a CAGR of...

2014-04-11 00:20:06

Protecting the safety of pedestrians and motorists at railway crossings OTTAWA, April 10, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today issued a Section 31 Notice and Order to VIA Rail to immediately address safety issues at six railway crossings in the Barrhaven community of Ottawa. Under the authority of the Railway Safety Act, the Minister is taking key measures to protect the safety of pedestrians and motorists that use these railway grade crossings. As a result...


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Mercury Park Lane 1959
2014-04-17 12:46:27

Mercury automobiles was a brand of vehicles as a subsidy of the Ford Motor Company. It was established by the Edsel Ford in 1938. The Mercury brand was a luxury vehicle placed between the high end Ford and the base Lincoln models. In 1945, Mercury became half of the Lincoln division until it was phased out in 2011. The last Mercury produced was a Grand Marquis which left the assembly line on January 4, 2011. From 1958 to 1960, Edsel brand models were part of the Lincoln-Mercury group. The...

Hualālai
2014-04-10 12:06:55

Hualālai is a dormant shield volcano that is located on the island of Hawaii and is one of five volcanoes that form the island. It reaches an elevation of 8,271 feet and is thought to have emerged from the sea about 300,000 years ago, making it the third youngest volcano on the island. Its shape is rough compared to younger volcanoes and it holds three rift zones that are covered with over one hundred cinder cones and spatter cones. Although it does not hold a caldera at its summit, it does...

Zubair Group
2014-04-10 10:08:46

Zubair Group, also known as Zubayr Group or Al Zubair Group, is a chain of volcanic islands belonging to Yemen that are located on top of a shield volcano in the Red Sea. Zubair Group The largest island, known as Zubair, is among the youngest islands, which also include Saba, Saddle, and Haycock. The shield volcano underneath the islands began a period of eruptions and eventually quieted down, followed by a period of explosive and effusive eruptions that formed the islands that are present...

Kohala
2014-04-10 10:03:58

Kohala is an extinct shield volcano that is located on the island of Hawaii and reaches an elevation of 5,480 feet. It is one of five volcanoes that comprise the island of Hawaii and is thought to be about one million years old, although it only emerged from the sea about 500,000 years ago. Because its last eruption is thought to have occurred about 120,000 years ago, based on studies conducted on hardened lava flows, this volcano is not thought to pose a threat to inhabitants on the island....

Askja
2014-04-09 16:13:20

Askja is an active stratovolcano that is located in the isolated central highlands in Iceland. It reaches an elevation of 4,974 feet and its name literally means caldera, or box, in the Icelandic language. The area can only be reached during a period of a few months and because it located in the rain shadow of the Vatnajökull glacier to the northeast, it only receives 17.7 inches of rain per year. One of Askja’s smaller craters holds a lake known as Öskjuvatn, which is often frozen over...

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