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2014-03-24 23:04:29

Postcards on channel 9 is a very popular television series focused on Australian holiday and travel and it now showcases City Edge and its premium Elizabeth and Melbourne Apartment Hotels and Service apartments. Melbourne (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 Postcards on channel 9 is a very popular television series focused on Australian holiday and travel and it now showcases City Edge and its premium Elizabeth and Melbourne Apartment Hotels and Service apartments. The channel will broadcast different...

2014-03-24 08:23:50

PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea and SINGAPORE, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InterOil Corporation (NYSE: IOC; POMSoX: IOC) announced that it will release financial and operating results for the fourth quarter and full year of 2013 before the market opens for trading on Monday, March 31, 2014 with full text of the news release and accompanying financials available on the company's website at www.interoil.com. A conference call will be held on Monday, March 31, 2014, at 7:30 a.m....

Polynesian Chickens May Have Flown The Coop, But They Didn't Make It To South America: Study
2014-03-19 11:07:14

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It is commonly agreed in the scientific community that Polynesians expanded their culture throughout the South Pacific some 3,000 years ago and later arrived in places like Tahiti and Hawaii. But did the Polynesians make it all the way to South America? And if they did, did they beat Columbus? New evidence paints a pretty clear picture that Polynesians were in fact not the first to arrive in South America, and maybe never made the...

2014-03-05 08:24:09

PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea and SINGAPORE, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InterOil Corporation (NYSE:IOC; POMSoX:IOC) today announced that following the approval of the drilling plan by the Papua New Guinea Department of Petroleum and Energy it has started drilling its Bobcat-1 exploration well in Petroleum Prospecting Licence 238 in the Gulf Province of Papua New Guinea. Bobcat-1 is an exploration well designed to assess the hydrocarbon potential of the carbonates within the...

2014-03-02 20:21:24

SYDNEY, March 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras - photos available now The day began as Cunard's majestic Queen Elizabeth entered Sydney Harbour with a performer poised on a giant stiletto, her 126-metre long cape billowing behind, and ended as thousands of revellers filled the iconic Oxford Street, welcoming the centrepiece of the parade - a Strictly Ballroom themed mega float. Sydneysiders rose early and flocked to the harbour's foreshore to see the...

2014-02-21 23:01:17

National VOAD has announced that the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands has established a VOAD, making it the 56th State/Territory VOAD. (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster has announced that the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands has established a VOAD, making it the 56th State/Territory VOAD. The 111 total Members of National VOAD – including 56 state/territory Members and 55 national Member organizations – represent a...

2014-02-04 12:20:25

LONDON, February 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Austravel, the leading Australasia specialist, is offering great value holidays with Manchester departures. Escape 'Down Under' and beyond with Austravel's great Manchester departures. Austravel, the leading Australasia specialist, is offering customers great value holidays to Australasia with departures from Manchester airport. Visit destinations such as iconic Sydney, the paradise islands of Fiji and the breathtaking...

2014-01-30 12:27:22

Art Historian and m/s Paul Gauguin Guest Lecturer Dr. Caroline Boyle-Turner Reveals New Findings BELLEVUE, Wash., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Paul Gauguin Cruises (www.pgcruises.com), operator of the highest-rated and longest continually sailing luxury cruise ship in the South Pacific, the m/s Paul Gauguin, and the 88-guest m/v Tere Moana, helps make new discoveries about the life of Paul Gauguin, adding a new dimension to the world's body of knowledge of the artist. Dr. Caroline...

2014-01-28 16:23:39

SYDNEY, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 38(th) Sydney Festival concluded on Sunday with the traditional free Symphony in The Domain concert celebrating a special Australia Day program featuring Australia's leading Shakespearean thespian John Bell, leading expatriate conductor Simone Young, and Sydney Symphony Orchestra. To view the multimedia content associated with this release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/players/English/63912-sydney-festival-2014/ The Festival, which...

Rainfall From System 94S Seen Over Australia's Arnhem Region
2014-01-15 08:23:50

NASA The low pressure area designated as System 94S has been trying to organize off the northern coast of Australia's Northern Territory for a couple of days. NASA's TRMM satellite passed overhead on January 14 and saw some areas of heavy rainfall as the low appears more organized. NASA and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency's Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission satellite known as TRMM measured the rainfall rates occurring in System 94S as it affected the northern coast of...


Latest Geography of Oceania Reference Libraries

Pinnacles National Park
2013-04-24 16:46:42

Pinnacles National Park is located in the state of California in the United States. The park is comprised of 26,606 acres of land that was once inhabited by Native American tribes including the Ohlone people. When Spanish explorers arrived in the area, they brought diseases that nearly wiped out all of the Ohlone people, leaving the area uninhabited until Anglo-Americans arrived in 1865. By the 1880’s, visitors like picnickers and explorers began moving into the area, with the first...

Pacific Rim
2013-02-19 13:33:00

The Pacific Rim is a reference to places around the edge of Pacific Ocean. The term Pacific Basin includes the Pacific Rim and the islands within the Pacific Ocean. It roughly overlaps with the geologic Pacific Ring of Fire. These countries are generally considered to be a part of the Pacific Rim, since they lie along the Pacific Ocean: North/East Asia Russia, Japan, North Korea, South Korea, China, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, Southeast Asia, Philippines, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand,...

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Word of the Day
malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'