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2013-02-05 23:00:51

According to Travel Street, during the year 2013, New Zealand expects to have a large amount of tourists visit their country. New Zealand is a recession proof country who makes a great deal of money from tourists. (PRWEB) February 05, 2013 New Zealand, an island country located in the southwestern Pacific Ocean expects to have a large amount of tourists in 2013. A holiday experience in New Zealand is like no other. Within the boarder of this country, tourists find spectacular scenes and a...

2013-01-15 23:04:24

One of Australia's top digital interactive websites and application developers, Howler Digital, has just relocated to an architectural award winning building on the Gold Coast. (PRWEB) January 15, 2013 Howler Digital is an application developing company and owns a prestigious interactive site which has provided quality services, mostly to the Australian public. Their outstanding service activity has helped them receive a nomination for the best 2012 website awards. Recently, the company has...

Newborn Tropical Storm Evan Causing Trouble For American Samoa Seen By NASA
2012-12-12 17:40:26

NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center The date 12-12-12 may be numerically significant, but for the residents of American Samoa and Fiji in the South Pacific Ocean, it means a newborn tropical storm named Evan is causing problems. NASA's Aqua satellite and NOAA's GOES-15 satellite both captured imagery of the newborn storm's cloud cover. Tropical Storm Evan caused regional warnings to be posted on Dec. 12. In American Samoa, a gale warning and storm watch are in effect for Tutuila, Aunuu,...

Tropical Storm Bopha Intensifying In Micronesia Seen By NASA
2012-11-28 08:39:40

NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Tropical storm warnings are in effect in Micronesia as NASA and other satellite imagery indicates that Tropical Storm Bopha continues to intensify. The Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS) instrument that flies aboard NASA's Aqua satellite captured an infrared image of Tropical Storm Bopha on Nov. 27 at 0241 UTC that indicated a lot of power exists in the strengthening tropical storm. The AIRS image captured the eastern half of the tropical storm and...

Massive Easter Island Statues Were Walked Into Place Not Rolled
2012-10-26 10:49:10

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online For centuries, magnificent stone structures, known as Moai, have stood at attention, seemingly guarding one of the world´s most remote islands--Polynesia´s Easter Island--from the unknown. But why these statues are here has not been as much of an enigma, as to how they got here. That conundrum, which has been steeped in mystery, may have finally been answered, thanks to the efforts of a team of US anthropologists and...


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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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin