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Siberia Yamal Peninsula
2014-07-17 10:01:06

Joshua Garrett for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online What could cause an 80 meter hole to form somewhere in northern Siberia? A meteorite strike? Aliens? Cthulhu? Researchers all over the world are scratching their heads over this one, as no one seems to have an answer they are 100 percent sure of. Reported by the Siberian Times, this giant hole of unknown depth appeared rather suddenly in the Yamal Peninsula, which is said to translate as “end of the world,” giving the whole...

2014-07-16 08:20:43

Conference Call Scheduled at 9am ET AZOUR, Israel, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ituran Location and Control Ltd. (NASDAQ: ITRN , TASE: ITRN), announced that it will be releasing its second quarter 2014 results on Monday, August 11, 2014. The Company will also be hosting a conference that day at 9am Eastern Time. On the call, management will review and discuss the results, and will be available to answer investor questions. To participate, call one of the...

2014-07-15 23:09:09

Provides Agencies, Merchants and Publishers With a Deeper Geographic Understanding for Location-based Marketing & Tools for Optimization San Diego, California (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Moasis Global, creators of the Intelligent Location Engine™ marketing platform, announced a partnership with Esri to provide marketers with consumer segmentation data that classifies US neighborhoods into market segments based on socioeconomic and demographic factors. By integrating Esri’s Tapestry data...

2014-07-14 23:00:39

First Partner in Australia to Distribute ERDAS IMAGINE® and ERDAS IMAGINE Photogrammetry Products Norcross, GA (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Hexagon Geospatial announces a new partnership with Geoimage to distribute ERDAS IMAGINE® and ERDAS IMAGINE Photogrammetry in Australia. Headquartered in Australia, Geoimage is a leading independent specialist in satellite imagery and geospatial solutions. With decades of experience working within the mining, engineering, oil and gas, agricultural,...

2014-07-14 08:24:43

"Uchronia?-Atlantis Revealed" exposes the true location of Atlantis and touches on other controversial mysteries! NEW YORK, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In his greatly anticipated book, researcher and author Christos A. Djonis reveals a tangible discovery where, for the first time, all the physical characteristics of a proposed location match Plato's description of Atlantis. The geography is identical, the volcanic geology is there, and the flora and fauna chronologically match the...

2014-07-11 23:07:19

The FISDM Technical Committee is pleased to announce the facilities information spatial data model (FISDM). FISDM is the next generation of the BISDM (building interior space data model) initiative originally launched by PenBay Solutions as an open source project in 2007. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 Geographic information systems (GIS) are technologies with many practical uses for facility managers. GIS allows users to view, understand, question, interpret and visualize data in...

2014-07-09 23:13:39

B&D Rockeries, a landscaping company specializing in rockeries and rock retaining walls, has released an article showcasing a variety of hearty flowers and shrubs that can enliven a dull rockery landscape. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Gardeners that have struggled with knowing how to dress up their rockeries and rock retaining walls can look to B&D Rockeries for quick inspiration. In their recently released article, B&D Rockeries addresses the common problem that...

2014-07-08 23:08:02

Bringing Real-World Experience to Growing National AV/IT Integration Manpower Firm Boonton, NJ (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Atlantis Partners, LLC, headquartered in Boonton, NJ is again expanding its operations with the recent appointment of Jason Conroy, CTS-I, to the position of Director of Operations. Based from the company’s NJ headquarters, Conroy will oversee all aspects of AP’s business operations, with a concentration on (AV/IT integration) service delivery and customer relations....

2014-07-08 12:22:40

Startup is first to combine IP Cameras, Wireless Sensing, Solar Power and Integrated Cloud Service into a low-cost, fully integrated, end-to-end solution GOLDEN, Colo., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sensera Systems® today announced the launch of the company and immediate availability of its MC-30 MultiSense(tm) Camera and Cloud Service products. The company is the first to combine cellular and WiFi, high resolution still and video imaging, data logging and control, 802.15.4 wireless...

2014-07-03 16:22:18

BORA BORA, French Polynesia, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InterContinental Resorts French Polynesia is pleased to announce that the InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa was honored in Travel + Leisure's 2014 World's Best Awards as one of the "Top Resorts in Australia, New Zealand, and the South Pacific." "We would like to thank the readers of Travel + Leisure for this tremendous honor," said Guillaume Epinette, General Manager, InterContinental Bora Bora Resort &...


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Flower garden
2013-08-21 08:27:49

Flower gardens, used for beautification purposes, contain various flowering plants providing blooms all year long and can be elaborate or simple. Flower gardens come in all shapes, sizes, and colors. Formal flower gardens are planned out and serve as a multi-function garden, such as growing herbs around the border of a flower garden with edible blooms. Shrubs are also used in creating flower gardens suitable for plants requiring shade. A haphazard flower garden is one that is allowed to...

Dusky Pademelon, Thylogale brunii
2013-05-01 15:23:20

The dusky pademelon (Thylogale brunii), also known as the dusky wallaby, is a marsupial that can be found on the Kai and Aru islands, Papua New Guinea, and in the Trans Fly savanna and grasslands ecoregion in Papua Province in Indonesia. It prefers a habitat in both arid and tropical savannahs, forests, shrublands, lowlands, and grasslands. This species was named after its discoverer, Cornelis de Bruijn, and was once commonly known as philander, or “friend of man,” and the Aru Island...

Central and Southern mixed grasslands
2013-04-19 16:42:25

The Central and Southern mixed grasslands are a prairie ecoregion of the central United States, a portion of the North American Great Plains. This is a vast grassland area with few trees running north to south from central Nebraska through central Kansas and western Oklahoma to north central Texas, covering about 282,000 square kilometers. This is a transition zone between the Central tall grasslands and Central forest-grasslands transition ecoregions towards the east and the Western short...

Northern short grasslands
2013-04-18 23:18:40

The Northern short grasslands is only 1 of 867 terrestrial ecoregions defined by the World Wide Fund for Nature. This ecoregion includes portions of the Canadian provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan, and the American Great Plains states of Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wyoming. The Northern short grasslands have a semi-arid climate, with the annual average precipitation ranging from 270mm to 450mm. The winters here are cold, with an average temperature of 14 degrees...

Northern tall grasslands
2013-04-18 23:14:41

The Northern tall grasslands is only 1 of 867 terrestrial ecoregions defined by the World Wide Fund for Nature. This ecoregion largely follows the Red River Valley in the Canadian province of Manitoba and the American states of Minnesota and North Dakota. The grasslands have a humid continental climate with moderate precipitation, normally between 450 and 700 mm. The winters are very cold, with an average temperature of 9.5 degrees Fahrenheit, and the summer are warm with the mean...

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  • To stammer.
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