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First Sonar Images of SS City of Rio de Janeiro Shipwreck

First Sonar Images of SS City of Rio de Janeiro Shipwreck Released

Provided by Sarah Marquis, NOAA On Wednesday, NOAA and partners released three-dimensional sonar maps and images of an immigrant steamship lost more than 100 years ago in what many consider the worst maritime disaster in San Francisco history....

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2014-12-11 16:21:01

SILVER SPRING, Md., Dec. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NOAA will host a media teleconference to provide details about NOAA's Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) mission.

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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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