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2012-07-02 10:22:42

Mountain belts on Earth are most commonly formed by collision of one or more tectonic plates.

2012-02-15 16:00:00

Summit, N.J. woman reaches new heights -- Kilimanjaro -- in fitness and obesity battle.

2011-05-02 23:36:34

In one of his songs Bob Dylan asks "How many years can a mountain exist before it is washed to the sea?", and thus poses an intriguing geological question for which an accurate answer is not easily provided.

2010-12-17 13:33:25

Former tennis champion Martina Navratilova was hospitalized for pulmonary edema—fluid build-up in the lungs—while climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, drawing attention to the high risk of acute mountain sickness (AMS) and high altitude pulmonary edema among climbers of high peaks.

2010-12-06 00:00:40

Create holiday memories to last a lifetime with family and friends at Callaway Gardens' Fantasy In Lights, a holiday light and sound production Pine Mountain, GA (PRWEB) December 3, 2010 This holiday season marks the 19th Annual Fantasy in Lights® -- named one of the top 48 events in the world by Chicago Tribune -- at Callaway Gardens, a 13,000-acre destination south of Atlanta.

2010-09-21 12:31:00

GILLINGHAM, England, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- As the nights draw in and the temperature drops it's time to turn to the comfort and warmth of down and Webtogs' regular best seller, the classic North Face Nuptse jacket.

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2010-09-16 08:02:05

Glaciers can help actively growing mountains become higher by protecting them from erosion, according to a University of Arizona-led research team.

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2009-08-13 12:20:00

A new study published on Thursday suggests climate is the main factor limiting the height of mountains across the globe, and not the upward thrust of the Earth's clashing tectonic plates.

2009-02-17 14:38:00

CNSX:CTT VANCOUVER, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Continent Resources Inc. (CNSX:CTT) is pleased to announce the results of the first phase of reverse circulation drilling from its Lone Mountain Project located near Silver City, New Mexico.

2008-12-28 13:56:35

Music executive Bud Prager, who once managed the rock groups Foreigner and Damn Yankees, reportedly has died in Montauk, N.Y., at the age of 79. The Hollywood Reporter said Wednesday the Windfall Records co-founder was crucial in expanding the label with partner Felix Pappalardi into the Windfall Music


Latest Mountain Reference Libraries

Chimborazo
2014-10-04 18:25:34

Chimborazo is an inactive stratovolcano that is located in Ecuador and is part of the Cordillera Occidental range of the Andes. This volcano reaches an elevation of 20,564 feet and although it is not the tallest mountain measured above sea level, its proximity to the equator makes its summit the farthest away from the center of the earth. The origin of its name is unknown, but it could have received its name from several words in the Quichua or Quechua language or from the Cayapa language....

Mount Carihuairazo
2014-10-04 17:42:58

Mount Carihuairazo is a volcanic caldera, most likely extinct, that is located in Ecuador. It is part of the Cordillera Occidental in the Andes Mountain range and reaches an elevation of 16,463 feet. This volcano, which is neighbored by Mount Chimborazo, is part of the Reserva de Produccion Faunistica Chimborazo, which protects the ecosystems and habitats of the vicuña,llama, and alpaca, all native species to the area. The volcano’s name is a mixture of three Quichu words Cari, huay, and...

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2012-06-15 05:22:32

Symbol: LILI Group: Dicot Family: Asteraceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Synonyms:   LALI3 Lacinaria ligulistylis A. Nelson Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CO, IL, MN, MO, MT, ND, NM, SD, WI, WY Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision...

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Word of the Day
gazingstock
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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