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Image 1 - Evidence Of Previously Unknown 2nd Century Drought Discovered
2011-11-05 04:48:17

Researchers with the University of Arizona (UA's) have discovered evidence of a formerly unknown, decades-long drought that occurred in the southwestern United States in the second century.

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2010-05-26 09:42:42

Droughts in the late 20th century rival some of North Africa's major droughts of centuries past, reveals new research that peers back in time to the year 1179.

2007-05-17 18:08:05

An epic drought during the mid-1100s dwarfs any drought previously documented for a region that includes areas of Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming.

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2006-07-06 11:10:00

The increase in the number of large western wildfires in recent years may be a result of global warming, researchers say.


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taphephobia
  • A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
The word 'taphephobia' comes from Greek roots meaning 'burial' and 'fear'.
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