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SP AusNet, engaged in electricity and gas distribution, has completed more than 220 maintenance works to improve electricity supply for the East Gippsland region in the Australian state of Victoria.
At Fort Stanton Cave in New Mexico, hundreds of feet below the Earthâ€™s surface, an odd formation made up of an intricate crust of tiny calcite crystals continues to intrigue cave specialists and explorers.
The Bunyip is from Aboriginal mythology. It is a large creature that lives in the swamps, creeks, riverbeds, and waterholes of South Eastern Australia. However, stories of the Bunyip have been told throughout Australia. Written accounts of the creature were made by European settlers in the mid-nineteenth century as they colonized across the country. Today’s translation of the word Bunyip in the Aborigine language means “devil” or evil spirit. The actual word Bunyip didn’t appear in...
- A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.