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New Beetle Species From The Society Islands
2012-10-11 06:06:30

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online If exploring remote mountaintops and naming new beetle species has always been a dream of yours, you might want to jump on that now that there are two fewer such mountains left. James Liebherr, curator of the Cornell University Insect Collection, has described 14 species of predatory carabid beetles, also called ground beetles, found on Mont Tohiea and Mont Mauru in the Society Islands. Liebherr was part of a U.S. National Science...

2012-03-04 08:00:00

Melbourne Australia vacation rentals, cabin rentals and home swaps are in high demand on http://www.bobzio.com. Bobzio.com is offering free listings to Melbourne Australia vacation rental owners and other high demand resort locations. Owners get high end perk package with each free listing. Melbourne Australia (PRWEB) March 04, 2012 Melbourne Australia vacation rentals and cabin rentals are in high demand on http://www.bobzio.com. Bobzio.com is a co-op of vacation rental owners, home...

2012-03-02 08:00:00

Mirvac Hotels & Resorts offer exciting new Queensland conference venues in the Gold Coast and Palm Cove. Queensland, Australia (PRWEB) March 02, 2012 Sea Temple Surfers Paradise With sleek, modern décor, natural light, state-of-the-art audio visual facilities, indoor and outdoor pools, BBQ and unique break-out areas, the brand new 5-star Sea Temple Surfers Paradise is unlike any other property on the Gold Coast. The perfect Gold Coast conference location for PCOs planning...


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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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