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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?
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
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
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
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Art Historian and m/s Paul Gauguin Guest Lecturer Dr. Caroline Boyle-Turner Reveals New Findings BELLEVUE, Wash., Jan.
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.
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...
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,...
- An aromatic woolly plant (Origanum dictamnus) native to Crete, formerly believed to have magical powers.