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Marine Debris Evidence Of Massive Hawaiian Tsunami

Marine Debris Evidence Of Massive Hawaiian Tsunami

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The massive tsunami that struck Japan in 2011 was a wake-up call for Honolulu officials, who began working on updating the island's evacuation plans and procedures immediately after the wall...

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2014-10-23 12:24:00

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Conservation Voters of Pennsylvania (CVPA), which works to turn environmental values into Pennsylvania priorities, announced its endorsement of Tom Wolf for Governor of Pennsylvania. "It's clearly time for a change in Harrisburg," said Josh McNeil, Executive Director of CVPA. "We need new leadership that will protect our air, water and public health and will recognize both the environmental and economic benefits of clean energy. Tom...

2014-10-22 20:21:32

Pennsylvania joins a growing number of states to pass legislation or resolutions allowing for a comprehensive approach to state compliance with EPA's proposed Clean Power Plan HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Coal Alliance (PCA), along with labor, businesses and electric ratepayers statewide praise Gov. Corbett for signing into law House Bill 2354. This measure which passed the House and Senate with overwhelming bipartisan support establishes...

2014-10-22 12:23:28

LONDON, October 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One of North America's older, more mature plays, the Rocky Mountain's Piceance Basin doesn't get the same media attention as the newcomers, but there is a flurry of game-changing drilling that will render this liquids-rich haven a major rival. What has really got everyone's attention is the potential for high-value oil liquids coming from the Niobrara and Mancos shales located in the Piceance Basin. There is an estimated...

2014-10-22 08:38:48

Dozens of global telecom industry leaders, exclusive content, engaging discussions and video audience define first 'State of Subsea' expert event in international venue NEW YORK and BANGKOK, Thailand, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- APTelecom, an award-winning telecom and fiber consulting company specializing in emerging markets, completed the latest in its series of 'State of Subsea' expert events on October 2nd at the world-renowned ToT Academy in Bangkok, Thailand. The event was...

2014-10-22 08:24:35

TSX: KOR OTCQX: CORVF VANCOUVER, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Corvus Gold Inc. ("Corvus" or the "Company") - (TSX: KOR, OTCQX: CORVF) announces the first Mineral Resource estimate for its non-core, 100% owned, LMS project in Alaska (Table 1). The resource estimate was calculated incorporating new drilling conducted by the Company's prior JV partner (Figure 1) where the primary target has been a folded stratiform breccia horizon. This additional drill information and review allowed...

2014-10-21 16:24:28

GOLDEN, Colo., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Atna Resources Ltd. ("Atna" or the "Company") (TSX:ATN / OTCQB:ATNAF) is pleased to announce the SEDAR filing of its Technical Report for its Pinson Underground Project and the results of a positive pre-feasibility study for the Mag Open Pit Project at Pinson, located in Humboldt County, Nevada. The report can be found in its entirety on SEDAR and on the Company's website at www.atna.com/s/Pinson.asp As previously announced on September 15th, 2014...

2014-10-20 23:07:03

Bluware, Inc will be presenting at booth #2388 on the exhibition floor of Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) 2014 International Exhibition in Denver, Colorado. Throughout the week, Bluware will be showcasing ideas about the promise of existing and future upstream oil and gas technologies, and perspectives from executive leaders of geotechnical organizations on how best to support the business of exploration and production. (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Bluware, Inc will be presenting...

2014-10-20 08:24:02

TSX: IMG NYSE: IAG TORONTO, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - IAMGOLD Corporation ("IAMGOLD" or the "Company") today announced additional drilling results from its 100% owned Boto Gold Project in eastern Senegal, West Africa. The Company is reporting assay results from 36 diamond drill holes totaling over 9,200 metres completed year to date during the 2014 exploration program. The assay results are provided below in Table 1 and include the following highlights: (A drill hole plan map is...

2014-10-17 08:21:54

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AIM Exploration Inc., (OTC: AEXE) a U.S. mining corporation focused on producing mines. The Company is pleased to announce two key mining property acquisitions in the Philippines and Peru. Both properties have outstanding cash flow potential through production. Feldspar Project in the Philippines Under Filipino law, AEXE owns the maximum 40% interest of the mineral rights to 648 Hectares of feldspar mining properties and...

2014-10-16 08:24:33

-- New ground to cover the NW extension of a 500m long gold in soil anomaly coinciding with a suspected weak chargeability induced polarization anomaly. KINGSTON, ON, Oct. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Murgor Resources Inc. (TSXV: MGR) ("Murgor") announced today that it has staked an additional 16 unit claim covering 256 hectares to cover the possible extension of a significant gold in soil anomaly at its Gullrock property in Red Lake, Ontario. The Gullrock property is contiguous...


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Irazú Volcano
2014-10-04 18:35:23

Irazú Volcano, known as Volcán Irazú in Spanish, is an active stratovolcano that is located in Costa Rica. The origin of the volcano’s name is unknown, but it is thought to be a variant of the word Iztarú, which is the name of a village that was near the volcano, or a mixture of the words ara, meaning point, and tzu, meaning thunder. It is locally known as The Colossus due to large past eruptions. This volcano is located within Irazú Volcano National Park, which holds montane forests...

Rincón de la Vieja
2014-10-04 18:29:11

Rincón de la Vieja is an active complex volcano that is located in northwestern Costa Rica. Its name, meaning The Old Woman's Corner, refers to a legend that says that a woman’s lover was thrown into the volcano by her father, after which she lived on the volcano as a recluse. This volcano reaches 6,286 feet in elevation and is the tallest volcano in Rincón de la Vieja Volcano National Park. Visitors were once permitted to climb up to the crater, but a recent eruption caused this area to...

Chimborazo
2014-10-04 18:25:34

Chimborazo is an inactive stratovolcano that is located in Ecuador and is part of the Cordillera Occidental range of the Andes. This volcano reaches an elevation of 20,564 feet and although it is not the tallest mountain measured above sea level, its proximity to the equator makes its summit the farthest away from the center of the earth. The origin of its name is unknown, but it could have received its name from several words in the Quichua or Quechua language or from the Cayapa language....

Cotopaxi
2014-10-04 18:16:10

Cotopaxi is an active stratovolcano that is located in Ecuador and is part of the Pacific Ring of Fire. This volcano, reaching an elevation of 19,347 feet above sea level, is the second tallest volcano in Ecuador and one of the tallest active volcanoes in the world. The origin of its name is unknown, but some sources say that it means Neck of the Moon in the language of the indigenous people and it has been considered sacred in their culture. Cotopaxi is shaped like a cone that is almost...

Mount Hudson
2014-10-04 18:07:58

Mount Hudson, also known as Volcán Hudson, is an active stratovolcano that is located in southern Chile, named after 9th-century Chilean Navy hydrographer Francisco Hudson. Its summit, which is covered in glaciers, holds a caldera that was created from a large eruption that occurred in 4750 BCE or 1890 BCE. Based on evidence found at the Los Toldos archaeological site, it is thought that the early eruption destroyed most settlements in the area at that time. Modern eruptions occurred in...

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