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Volcano Experts Identify Source Of Largest Eruption In Past 3,700 Years
2013-10-01 16:24:02

Using a wide range of scientific techniques, volcanologists have identified the source of the largest eruption in the last 3,700 years, one that is called the "Pompeii of the East.'

Scientists Compile Largest Database Of Major Volcanic Eruptions
2013-01-18 15:42:29

Scientists have compiled a database detailing around 2,000 major volcanic eruptions that occurred over the last 18 million years.

Indonesia Volcano Unleashes Cloud Of Ash, Warnings Issued
2012-09-05 15:02:13

Clouds of volcanic ash from Anak Krakatau, or child of Krakatau, have become so prominent in recent days that Indonesian authorities have issued a warning for local residents and tourists.

2011-03-01 00:01:40

With as Few as 40 Left on Earth, WWF Launches Campaign to Save One of the World’s Rarest Mammals Washington, D.C.

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2010-08-30 10:50:00

A volcano in western Indonesia that has been dormant for more than 400 years erupted for the second straight day Monday, blasting hot ash more than a mile into the air and forcing the evacuation of 30,000 people in the region.

2008-08-25 09:01:28

Indonesian steel producers to raise exports JAKARTA, Aug.

2008-07-29 09:00:58

Indonesian steel maker refuses to cooperate with ArcelorMittal JAKARTA, July 28 (Xinhua) -- The Indonesian steel producer Krakatau Steel Inc.

2008-07-18 09:00:53

Indonesian steelmaker likely to buy overseas iron ore mines JAKARTA, July 17 (Xinhua) -- Indonesian largest state-owned steelmaker PT Krakatau Steel planned to buy stakes in overseas iron ore producers to secure supplies, the Jakarta Post reported Thursday.

2008-07-17 09:01:01

China's Hong Kong, Singaporean investors eye shares of Indonesian steel company JAKARTA, July 16 (Xinhua) -- Investors from China's Hong Kong and Singapore are interested in buying shares of Indonesian largest steel producer of Krakatau Steel Inc., the company's Director Fazwar Bujang said here Wednesday.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.