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New Marine Species Discovered In Papua New Guinea
2013-03-01 07:49:45

Nova Southeastern U. Professor Jim Thomas leads international expedition in Papua New Guinea that finds new species of sea slugs, feather stars and amphipods, a shrimp-like animal

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.

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.

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

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.

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

Tropical storm warnings are in effect in Micronesia as NASA and other satellite imagery indicates that Tropical Storm Bopha continues to intensify.


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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marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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