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2011-12-05 09:41:15

An undersea volcanic eruption south of the Canaries could be creating a new island.

Undersea Volcano Forming New Canary Island
2011-11-12 06:25:39

A new Canary Island is rising to the surface before our very eyes, and the first images of the infant volcano that is slowly coming up to the surface in the Spanish archipelago emerged on Friday.

2011-10-28 14:37:31

On Oct. 9 an underwater volcano started to emerge in waters off El Hierro Island in the Canaries, Spain.

Image 1 - Undersea Volcanic Eruptions Continue Near Canary Islands
2011-10-14 08:46:24

Two volcanic eruptions were confirmed on Wednesday near the Canary Islands, forcing at least 500 people to spend the night outside of their homes after precautionary evacuations were ordered by local authorities.

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2010-05-09 07:30:00

A team from the University of Cantabria (UC) has studied the contribution that internal migration by foreign people living in Spain made to the process of overall provincial convergence between 1996 and 2005.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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