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2014-09-09 12:20:43

The company's tours allow passengers to observe current lava flows from the air, including those in remote areas not open to the public. KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Big Island Air, Hawaii's oldest air tour company, is now offering tours that make it possible to observe dramatic views of Kiluaea's current lava eruptions from the air. The company's narrated "Twilight" and "Hilo Volcano" tours give passengers a unique perspective of the glowing lava below,...

2014-09-09 08:23:56

VANCOUVER, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Sarama Resources Ltd. ("Sarama" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that a shallow, wide-spaced 8,100m air-core ("AC") drill program conducted at its South Houndé Project (the "Project") in south-western Burkina Faso has delineated another 1.8km of gold mineralisation at the Obi Prospect, bringing the total strike length of semi-continuous mineralisation to 7.3km. The mineralisation at the Project remains open along strike, at depth and parallel...

2014-09-09 04:20:31

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kevin Colosimo, managing partner of Burleson's Pittsburgh location, will be the keynote luncheon speaker at the 28(th) Annual St. Barnabas CEO Leadership Conference. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130108/DA38500LOGO The event will be held on Friday, September 12, at the St. Barnabas Health System campus in Gibsonia, Pa. Titled Winds of Change, it will cover a range of important topics affecting the economic environment of western...

2014-09-08 12:22:52

Growing Industry Support Affirms Integrated Concept TULSA, Okla., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) and the Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) announced an attendance of more than 5,000 oil and gas professionals at the 2(nd) Unconventional Resources Technology Conference (URTeC) held 25-27 August at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, CO. More than 230 companies also...

2014-09-08 12:22:28

Trading Symbol: UEX-TSX VANCOUVER, Sept. 8, 2014 /CNW/ - UEX Corporation (the "Company") has completed the first phase of its review of its Hidden Bay Project historical drill core and database. The review program has identified several high-quality basement uranium targets that were not previously known to UEX or previous operators of Hidden Bay. UEX intends to drill these priority basement targets during the upcoming winter exploration program on the Hidden Bay property. This...

2014-09-08 12:21:15

WASHINGTON, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scientists have found evidence of plate tectonics on Jupiter's moon Europa. This indicates the first sign of this type of surface-shifting geological activity on a world other than Earth. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO Researchers have clear visual evidence of Europa's icy crust expanding. However, they could not find areas where the old crust was destroyed to make room for the new. While examining Europa...

2014-09-08 08:24:07

VANCOUVER, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Sarama Resources Ltd. ("Sarama" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the successful completion of its initial drill program at the Company's Cape Mount Project in western Liberia. The reconnaissance drill program featured widely spaced drill fences along an 8km portion of a previously delineated 15km-long soil anomaly (see press release January 13, 2014). The drill program has confirmed the presence of shallow, in-situ gold mineralisation within...

2014-09-08 08:23:28

Infill and Expansion Drilling Confirms High Grade Gold Mineralization at QV1 Target, extends strike length of QV Prime target to over 100 metres and intersects new hanging wall structure TORONTO, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Roxgold Inc. (ROG: TSX.V) ("Roxgold" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the results of its recently completed exploration program at Yaramoko's prospective Bagassi South Zone, where it has continued to intersect high grade gold mineralization. Results...

2014-09-05 08:20:59

HOUSTON, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gastar Exploration Inc. (NYSE MKT: GST) today announced that the Company will be presenting at the Euro Pacific Capital Global Investment Conference to be held on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 in New York City. J. Russell Porter, President and Chief Executive Officer, will make a presentation at 9:30 a.m. Eastern Time. To listen to an audio webcast of the presentation and view accompanying presentation materials, visit the Investor Relations page...

2014-09-04 23:08:38

Environmental Standards, Inc. was recently awarded a contract by the Marcellus Shale Coalition to coordinate and oversee an inter-laboratory study for the analysis of dissolved gases in groundwater samples. Valley Forge, PA (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Environmental Standards, Inc. (Environmental Standards) was recently awarded a contract by the Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC) to coordinate and oversee an inter-laboratory study for the analysis of dissolved gases (e.g., methane) in...


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Norfolk Kaka, Nestor productus
2014-09-11 10:58:16

The Norfolk Kaka (Nestor productus) is an extinct species of large parrot belonging to the parrot super family Strigopoidea. The bird was about 38 centimeters in long with mostly olive-brown upperparts, orange cheeks and throat, straw-colored breast and thighs, rump and lower abdomen dark orange and a prominent beak. It lived in the rocks and treetops of Norfolk Island and the adjacent Phillip Island. It was a relative of the Kaka from New Zealand. It was initially described by the...

Arenal Volcano
2014-08-28 11:31:44

Arenal Volcano, also known as Volcán Arenal, is an active stratovolcano that is located in northwestern Costa Rica. It can be found in Arenal Volcano National Park and was one of Costa Rica’s most active volcanoes until 2010. This volcano has a small crater and several eruptive vents and is the youngest of all active volcanoes in Costa Rica. Arenal Volcano has produced some violent eruptions, including the eruption of 1968, which covered three villages, killed eighty-seven people, and...

Mount Nyiragongo
2014-08-28 11:22:30

Mount Nyiragongo is an active stratovolcano that is located in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. This volcano is part of the Virunga Mountains and is located in Virunga National Park. It reaches an elevation of 11,385 feet and has a crater that reaches 1.2 miles in width. This crater typically holds a lava lake that has varied between 2,000 and 10,660 feet in depth. It is not known how long this volcano has been active, but at least 34 eruptions have been recorded since 1882. Mount...

2014-08-28 11:14:31

Nevado del Ruiz, also known as La Mesa de Herveo, is an active stratovolcano that is located along the border of the Colombian territories, or departments, of Caldas and Tolima. It reaches an elevation of 17,457 and is shaped like a cone. This volcano is protected within Los Nevados National Natural Park, along with many other volcanoes, and it is a popular tourist destination. Winter activities like skiing are conducted here as well as hiking and fishing. Nevado del Ruiz is part of the...

Galeras
2014-08-28 10:56:28

Galeras is a stratovolcano that is located in Nariño, a Colombian controlled territory. This volcano, which reaches a height of 14,029 feet, is highly active and the most active volcano in Colombia. It primarily contains andesite and holds two calderas that were created by eruptions in the past 560,000 years. Although it is shaped like a horseshoe, eruptions have caused a cone shaped structure to build up in one of the calderas. It was labeled a Decade Volcano in 1991, despite its recent...

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Word of the Day
malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'