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2008-07-22 13:55:00

Emergency officials said on Tuesday that at least 30 hungry bears have trapped a group of geologists at their remote survey site in Russia’s far east after killing two of their co-workers last week.

2006-04-21 01:02:40

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A major earthquake struck the Kamchatka peninsula in Russia's Far East on Friday, damaging some buildings and slightly injuring a few people in the remote region, the Emergencies Ministry said. The 7.7 magnitude tremor occurred at 12:25 p.m.

2006-04-20 23:42:05

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A magnitude 7.7. earthquake struck the Kamchatka peninsula in Russian Siberia, 3,930 miles north/northeast of Moscow, on Friday, The U.S. Geological Survey said. The temblor, which occurred at 12:25 p.m.

2005-08-06 01:11:20

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A British underwater rescue vehicle was airlifted on Saturday to Russia's Kamchatka peninsula to join efforts to save the crew of a mini-submarine stranded on the floor of the Pacific, RIA news agency said.


Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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