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2010-11-01 09:59:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The project known as The World Park, an event and campaign created for New York's Parks and Recreation group, launched in Central Park on Arbor Day weekend 2010.

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2010-09-27 07:30:00

A better way to pinpoint where volcanic eruptions are likely to occur has been produced by an international team of geophysicists.

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2010-09-21 11:43:19

The heat in the atmosphere of Venus, induced from a strong greenhouse warming, might actually have a cooling effect on the planet's interior.

2010-09-21 08:00:00

VANCOUVER, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Magma Energy Corp. (TSX:MXY) today announced that its audited 2010 year end results and Annual Information Form will be released on Tuesday, September 28, 2010 after markets close.

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2010-09-18 08:14:00

The Earth's mantle and its core mix at a distance of 2900 km under our feet in a mysterious zone.

2010-09-17 10:58:00

VANCOUVER, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Magma Energy Corp.

2010-09-03 09:33:00

(all amounts in USD unless stated otherwise) VANCOUVER, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Magma Energy Corp.

2010-08-17 10:36:00

VANCOUVER, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Magma Energy Corp. (TSX: MXY) announces that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Magma Energy Sweden A.B., today has closed a portion of a previously announced agreement to acquire further shares of Iceland geothermal company HS Orka hf.

2010-08-03 16:09:00

VANCOUVER, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Magma Energy Corp.

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2010-08-03 09:20:21

A new study has found that a mixing of two different types of magma is the key to the historic eruptions of Mount Hood, Oregon’s tallest mountain, and that eruptions often happen in a relatively short time – weeks or months – after this mixing occurs.


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2005-05-25 18:34:42

Scoria is a term used by geologists to describe an igneous rock containing many gas bubbles, or vesicules. Scoria forms when magma rich in dissolved gases is vented. As the magma encounters lower pressures, the gasses are able to escape and form bubbles. These bubbles are trapped when the magma cools and solidifies. Volcanic cones of scoria can be left behind after eruptions, usually forming mountains with a crater at the summit. An example is Mount Wellington, Auckland in New Zealand....

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  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.
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