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2014-08-03 20:20:35

3.1-megawatt Addition Financed by Clean Energy Finance Corporation SAN JOSE, Calif. and MELBOURNE, Australia, Aug. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Epuron and SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) have partnered to quadruple the size of the Uterne solar power plant, bringing clean energy to approximately 1,000 Alice Springs homes each year when the plant is expected to be completed in 2015. Financing from the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) will fund the expansion, increasing the size of...

2014-06-27 23:06:17

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “Precious Metals Mining in Australia to 2020” to its store. Australia exported 282,100 ounces of gold in 2012 mainly to India, the UK and Thailand. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 Australia is one of the world’s major producers and exporters of precious metals with production of 8.5 million ounces of gold, 64.9 million ounces of silver and 11.5 million carats of diamond in 2013. Gold and diamond reserves are found mainly in the state of Western...

2014-02-26 20:21:07

DENVER, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vista Gold Corp. ("Vista" or the "Company") (NYSE MKT and TSX: VGZ) announced today that its agreement with the Northern Territory of Australia (the "Agreement") for the Mt. Todd gold project has been extended for an additional three-year period to December 2018. Additionally, the Company provided an update on the EIS permitting process and announced an updated resource estimate for the Quigleys deposit, a satellite deposit to the Mt. Todd gold...

2014-01-27 08:21:58

TORONTO, Jan. 27, 2014 /CNW/ - GPM Metals Inc. (TSXV:GPM) ("GPM") through its wholly owned subsidiary DPG Resources Australia Pty Limited ("DPG") announces that it has entered into, an Earn-In/Joint Venture Agreement with Rio Tinto Exploration Pty Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Rio Tinto Limited ("Rio Tinto") (NYSE:RIO); covering base metal exploration and development rights, in relation to certain granted exploration tenements and tenement applications in McArthur Basin Mining...

NASA Sees Some Punch Left In System 94S
2014-01-16 14:53:24

NASA The tropical low pressure area known as System 94S still has some punch in it as the low-level center of circulation continues to track over Western Australia and the Northern Territory. NASA's Aqua satellite showed that thunderstorms in the low had the potential for heavy rain as it continues to track over land, and heavy rainfall warnings are in effect in the Northern Territory. NASA's Aqua satellite passed over System 94S on January 15 at 11:59 a.m. EST and the Atmospheric...

Rainfall From System 94S Seen Over Australia's Arnhem Region
2014-01-15 08:23:50

NASA The low pressure area designated as System 94S has been trying to organize off the northern coast of Australia's Northern Territory for a couple of days. NASA's TRMM satellite passed overhead on January 14 and saw some areas of heavy rainfall as the low appears more organized. NASA and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency's Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission satellite known as TRMM measured the rainfall rates occurring in System 94S as it affected the northern coast of...


Latest Northern Territory Reference Libraries

Fawn Antechinus, Antechinus bellus
2013-08-22 11:05:56

The fawn antechinus (Antechinus bellus) is a species of marsupial that is native to northern areas of Australia and it is the only member of its genus, Antechinus, to reside in the Northern Territory. It prefers a habitat within open tropical forests and holds a limited range. Oldfield Thomas, who gave it the scientific name bellus, first described the species in 1904. The fawn antechinus appears on the IUCN Red List with a conservation status of “Least Concern.” Although the fawn...

Black Wallaroo, Macropus bernardus
2013-06-07 13:34:52

The black wallaroo (Macropus bernardus), also known as Woodward's wallaroo or Bernard's wallaroo, is a member of the Macropodidae family that can be found in Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory. This area occurs in mountainous habitat between Nabarlek and South Alligator River that contains open eucalyptus forests and closed forests. The black wallaroo is the smallest and most unique of all wallaroo species. It displays sexual dimorphism, with males appearing to be all black or dark...

Northern Nail-tail Wallaby, Onychogalea unguifera
2012-10-27 14:47:26

The northern nail-tail wallaby (Onychogalea unguifera) is a marsupial that is also known as the sandy nail-tail wallaby. It can be found in Western Australia, Queensland, Australia, and the Northern Territory. It prefers a habitat with clay and softer soils in open woodlands or tussocks, or in shrub lands with limited tree vegetation. It can also be found in coastal areas with little vegetation. The northern nail-tail wallaby is the largest species within its genus, and is light tan in color,...

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2008-05-05 23:53:31

The Striped-faced Dunnart (Sminthopsis macroura), is an Australian marsupial. This animal is found throughout central Australia from the Pilbarra to central Northern Territory, western and central Queensland, south to north-east South Australia to north and west New South Wales. It inhabits sandy soils with dune hummock grasslands, tussock grasslands and scrublands. This dunnart has an average body length of 7 inches. Its weight varies between five and eight-tenths of an ounces. It has a...

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2006-12-26 15:41:07

The Australasian Pig-nose Turtle, Carettochelys insculpta, is a species of soft-shelled turtle native to freshwater streams, lagoons and rivers of the Northern Territory of Australia and southern New Guinea. This species is unlike any other species of freshwater turtle in the world. The shell is typically gray in color, with a leathery texture, while the front plate is cream colored. Their feet are actually flippers, resembling those of marine turtles. Its nose looks like that of a pig....

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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.