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2015-04-14 12:21:14

WINNIPEG, April 14, 2015 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) today released its investigation report (A13C0150) into the November 2013 fatal aircraft accident in Red Lake,

2015-04-14 12:21:01

RICHMOND, BC, 14 April 2015 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team to an accident involving a Carson Air aircraft that occurred in British Columbia's North

2015-04-14 08:22:58

UTICA, N.Y., April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Adjusters International, a leading disaster preparedness, response and recovery firm, announced plans today to expand their reach to government agencies

2015-04-14 08:21:20

NEW YORK, April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Rear View Safety, an industry leader in backup camera system solutions for the advancement of road safety across the United States, has unveiled a number

2015-04-14 08:21:17

MOSCOW, April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Aeroflot announces it has won the prestigious Randstad Award for "Best Employer in Transport and Logistics" in Russia.

2015-04-13 23:06:10

Solutions Provider Highlights Expertise in Healthcare in HIMSS Booth #8624 Auburn, Wash.

2015-04-13 23:03:26

Mercury Marine encourages boaters to take advantage of the falling gas prices this summer Fond du Lac, Wisconsin (PRWEB) April 13, 2015 A new report

2015-04-13 23:01:51

EtQ today announced that it will be sponsoring an upcoming ISHN webinar on April 14th, 2015. FARMINGDALE, NY (PRWEB) April 13, 2015 EtQ today announced

2015-04-13 16:23:28

SCOTT DEPOT, W.Va., April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Patriot Coal Corporation, a producer and marketer of coal in the eastern United States, today announced that Michael D.

2015-04-13 16:22:07

WASHINGTON, April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Proposed federal regulations released today for well control and blowout preventers (BOPs) follow upon wide-ranging work by industry to


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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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