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2011-02-25 11:13:28

A day after a powerful earthquake rocked Christchurch on Feb 22, 2011, the Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) instrument on NASA's Terra spacecraft imaged the Christchurch region.

2008-08-29 15:00:41

By STEEMAN, Marta Christchurch's main port Lyttelton is forecasting a flat profit of about $10 million for 2009 after posting a 7 per cent higher profit of $10.34m profit for the June 2008 year.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.