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2012-10-22 10:36:59

The number of leisure boats along the Swedish West Coast has risen dramatically over the last 20 years, resulting in a risk that the inner archipelago might be destroyed.

Youth Therapy For Scandinavia's Glaciers And Landscape
2012-09-24 11:45:58

The high elevation flat surfaces characteristic of the Norwegian landscape are in geologically terms young, according to a paper in Nature Geoscience.

2011-09-13 07:00:00

Rent My Lake Home Direct Subsidiary of Rent My Vacation Home (RMVH Network) opens Store 17 called Rent My Lake Home Direct at 1934 Meridian Blvd,Suite 103, Mammouth Lakes CA.

2011-04-06 08:00:00

NEW YORK, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Fjord, the leading service design agency, currently ranked by Deloitte and the Sunday Times as the fastest growing in EMEA, has set its sights on becoming a major player in the US.

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2010-07-26 10:40:00

Steering clear of crocodiles and navigating around massive submerged trees, a team of divers began mapping some of the 25 freshwater pools of Cara Blanca, Belize, which were important to the ancient Maya.


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Endorheic Basin
2013-04-18 22:40:14

An endorheic basin, from the Ancient Greek endon, meaning “within” and rhein, meaning “to flow”, is a closed drainage basin that holds onto water and does not allow outflow to other external bodies of water, such as oceans or rivers, but joins instead into lakes or swamps, seasonal or permanent, that equilibrate via evaporation. Basins such as these might also be referred to as closed or terminal basin or as internal drainage systems. Usually, water that has built up in a drainage...

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Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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