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2014-03-03 08:24:20

TSX: KOR OTCQX: CORVF VANCOUVER, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Corvus Gold Inc. ("Corvus" or the "Company") - (TSX: KOR, OTCQX: CORVF) announces the first drill results from its 2014 exploration program at the North Bullfrog Project, Nevada. Drill hole NB-14-378 intersected a newly identified vein system with massive quartz veining enriched in native gold and silver sulphide and located 50 metres to the west of the high-grade gold-silver Yellowjacket Deposit. Results from a...

2014-03-03 08:22:55

TORONTO, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Duluth Metals Limited ("Duluth, Duluth Metals") (TSX: DM) (TSX:DM.U) is pleased to announce an exploration update on the East Shore property which is part of Duluth's 100% owned exploration properties in the Duluth Complex, northeast Minnesota. In 2012, Duluth Metals geologists discovered a previously unidentified zone of palladium-platinum in the eastern marginal zone of the South Kawishiwi Intrusion (SKI), Duluth Complex. Highlights from a...

2014-02-27 20:21:47

HOUSTON, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE: SWN) today announced its financial and operating results for the fourth quarter and the year ended December 31, 2013. Calendar year 2013 highlights include: -- Record gas and oil production of 656.8 Bcfe, up 16% compared to 2012 levels; -- Record total proved reserves of approximately 7.0 Tcf, up 74% compared to 2012 levels; -- Record adjusted net income of $703.9 million, or $2.00 per...

2014-02-26 20:21:07

DENVER, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vista Gold Corp. ("Vista" or the "Company") (NYSE MKT and TSX: VGZ) announced today that its agreement with the Northern Territory of Australia (the "Agreement") for the Mt. Todd gold project has been extended for an additional three-year period to December 2018. Additionally, the Company provided an update on the EIS permitting process and announced an updated resource estimate for the Quigleys deposit, a satellite deposit to the Mt. Todd gold...

2014-02-26 16:24:18

TORONTO, Feb. 26, 2014 /CNW/ - Excellon Resources Inc. (TSX:EXN; OTC:EXLLF) ("Excellon" or the "Company"), announces that Mr. Ned Goodman has resigned as a director effective immediately. He will resume his role as a special advisor to the board of directors of the Company. This week Mr. Goodman resigned from a number of public company boards due to increased work commitments as the President and Chief Executive Officer and Director of Dundee Corp. ("Dundee"), and as Chairman of...

Peru Ice Cap Shrinking Due To Warming Temps, Not Less Snowfall
2014-02-26 12:56:35

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online When we think about how climate change is shrinking glaciers around the world – we are probably imagining the massive sheets of ice around the Earth’s polar regions. However, glaciers do exist in tropical latitudes, albeit at extremely high elevations, and a new study in the journal Geology has found that one of these tropical glaciers is shrinking as a result of warming temperatures – not lower snowfall levels as some scientists...

2014-02-26 12:21:20

THUNDER BAY, ON, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Red Metal Resources Ltd. (RMES:OTCBB) ("Red Metal") is pleased to announce that it will be exhibiting at the 2014 Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) International Convention in Toronto. Red Metal invites all interested parties to visit us at booth # 3024 in the Investors Exchange to meet with management and learn more about the company and its ongoing exploration activities. PDAC 2014 takes place from March 2...

2014-02-25 08:24:21

GOLDEN, Colo., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Atna Resources Ltd. ("Atna" or the "Company") (TSX:ATN / OTCQB:ATNAF) is pleased to report the results of a newly updated resource and reserve estimate for the permitted Reward Gold Project, Nye County, Nevada. Drilling from 2013 was integrated into the resource model, resulting in an increase of measured and indicated gold resources by 7% to 387,900 contained gold ounces. Inferred resources increased 62% to 106,400 contained ounces. The...

Global Warming Cooled Down By Volcanic Eruptions
2014-02-25 04:32:25

[ Watch the Video: Global Warming Cooled By Volcanoes ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory report they have found that volcanic eruptions in the early part of the 21st century have cooled the planet. The total heat content of the ocean, along with global-mean temperatures at the surface of the planet and in the troposphere have shown relatively little warming since 1998. This “slow-down” has been the topic of...

2014-02-24 23:00:11

Need to create a Geologic Cross Section Quickly? Try M-Tech Software's QuickLog with QuickCross/Fence. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Let's say that someone has created a set of borehole logs. Now, they want to arrange them spacially so that they can see how their geologic layers correspond. It may be cost prohibitive for them to create this cross section diagram using CAD due to the amount of time it would take. Using QuickCross, however, they can create a...


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Villarrica
2014-08-19 11:03:54

Villarrica, also known as Rucapillán, is an active stratovolcano that is located in Chile and is protected within Villarrica National Park. This volcano is one of five known volcanoes to have a lava lake within its crater and it often produces strombolian eruptions that contain lava flows and incandescent pyroclasts. It is one of three volcanoes that occur along the Gastre Fault Zone, along with the less active Quetrupillán and Lanín volcanoes. During the Valdivia Interglacial, it...

Mount Price
2014-08-19 10:51:33

Mount Price is a stratovolcano that is located in British Columbia, Canada. It is part of the Garibaldi Ranges and reaches an elevation of 6,732 feet, rising above the lake at its western side and the land and other volcanos surrounding it. In the past, this volcano has been known by many names including Red Mountain, Fissile Peak, and Clinker Mountain. It and many other volcanos are protected within the Garibaldi Provincial Park, which also features rich habitats with abundant wildlife....

Hoodoo Mountain
2014-08-19 10:23:50

Hoodoo Mountain is flat-topped stratovolcano that is located in British Columbia, Canada and is part of the Northern Cordilleran Volcanic Province and the Pacific Ring of Fire. It is thought to be potentially active and was named for the needle like projections that protrude from it. These lava spines, or hoodoos, reach heights of 492 feet, making it the most distinct mountain in that area of the Boundary Ranges. Hoodoo Mountain is primarily flat-topped, which led volcanologist Jack Souther...

Socompa
2014-08-19 10:02:27

Socompa is a complex stratovolcano that can be found at the border of Chile and Argentina, reaching an elevation of 19,852 feet. This volcano is best known for its avalanche debris deposit, which have formed the Monturaqui Basin on its west side, the most noted example of this type of deposit in the world. It is a difficult volcano to visit, taking at least a day by vehicle traveling from the north or the west. Socompa is also known for the microbial ecosystems that occur near grasses at its...

Mount Erebus
2014-08-19 09:49:48

Mount Erebus is an active volcano that can be found on Ross Island in Antarctica. It is the second largest volcano in Antarctica, reaching a height of 12,448 feet. Sir James Clark Ross discovered it in 1841 in mid-eruption and named it and another volcano Mount Erebus and Mount Terror, after two of his ships. The first people to climb the volcano and reach its summit were part of Sir Ernest Shackleton's party, including Professor Edgeworth David, Jameson Adams, and Dr. Eric Marshall. Mount...

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