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2011-02-08 19:30:00

DENVER, Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Vista Gold Corp. ("Vista" or the "Company") (TSX & NYSE Amex Equities: VGZ) reported today on its recent meetings with officials of the Northern Territory Government, Australia (the "Territory Government"), to set development objectives for ongoing site management and permitting activities for the Company's Mt. Todd gold project. Vista acquired the Mt. Todd gold project in February 2006. As part of its acquisition, Vista entered into an agreement...

2011-02-01 08:17:00

PORTLAND, Maine, Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Magellan Petroleum Corporation (Nasdaq: MPET) (ASX: MGN) Magellan Petroleum Australia Ltd ("MPAL"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Magellan Petroleum Corporation ("Magellan", "Company"), and Santos Offshore Pty Ltd ("Santos") have agreed to extend the closing date for the sale of Santos' 40% stake in the Evans Shoal gas field located offshore Northern Territory, Australia to MPAL. This extension will allow us to continue to work to obtain the...

2011-01-04 06:00:00

DENVER, Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Vista Gold Corp. ("Vista" or the "Company") (TSX & NYSE Amex Equities: VGZ) is pleased to announce the positive results of a new Preliminary Feasibility Study ("PFS") for the Batman deposit at the Company's wholly-owned Mt. Todd gold project in Northern Territory, Australia. The new PFS was managed by Tetra Tech Inc. ("Tetra Tech") of Golden, Colorado, and expands upon the PFS previously completed by Tetra Tech and announced on August 18, 2010. The...

2010-11-30 18:08:00

DENVER, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Vista Gold Corp. ("Vista" or the "Company") (TSX & NYSE Amex Equities: VGZ) is pleased to announce that the agreement for the management of the Company's Mt. Todd gold project in Northern Territory, Australia, has been renewed for an additional five-year period. The Northern Territory Government ("NTG") issued a media release today which is reprinted in its entirety below: 30 November 2010 - Mount Todd Agreement Renewed Resources Minister Kon...

2010-09-08 05:00:00

DENVER, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Vista Gold Corp. (TSX & NYSE Amex Equities: VGZ) ("Vista" or the "Company") is pleased to announce a mineral resource estimate of 179,000 ounces of Measured and Indicated Resources 1) and 277,000 ounces of Inferred Resources 2) at the Quigleys deposit, located 3.5 km northeast of the Batman deposit at the Company's Mt. Todd gold project in Northern Territory, Australia. TetraTech MM, Inc. ("TetraTech") of Golden, Colorado, was contracted to review the...

2010-08-18 22:40:00

DENVER, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Vista Gold Corp. ("Vista" or the "Company") (TSX & NYSE Amex Equities: VGZ) is pleased to announce estimated proven and probable mineral reserves of two million ounces and the positive results of a Preliminary Feasibility Study ("PFS") for the Batman deposit at the Company's wholly-owned Mt. Todd gold project in Northern Territory, Australia. The PFS was managed by TetraTech MM Inc. ("TetraTech") of Golden, Colorado, which also undertook the...

2010-06-29 17:28:00

DENVER, June 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Vista Gold Corp. ("Vista" or the "Company") (TSX & NYSE Amex Equities: VGZ) announced today the discovery of a new exploration target located on its Exploration Tenements held together with the Mining Leases at the Company's Mt. Todd gold project in Northern Territory ("NT"), Australia. Vista also provided updates on the progress of a drilling program at the Batman deposit and announced that the Pre-Feasibility Study for the Mt. Todd gold...

2010-06-08 21:06:00

GREENWICH, Conn., June 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (GWI) (NYSE: GWR) announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire the assets of FreightLink Pty Ltd, Asia Pacific Transport Pty Ltd and related corporate entities (together FreightLink) for A$334 million (US$277.2 million at current exchange rates), plus the assumption of debt with a carrying value of A$1.7 million (US$1.4 million). In addition, GWI expects to incur transaction-related expenses...

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2010-04-01 18:00:00

NASA's Aqua satellite flew over the remnants of ex-tropical storm Paul early today, April 1 and noticed its circulation and form had weakened in the last 24 hours. All weather warnings for the mainland in the Northern Territory have been cancelled. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer or MODIS instrument on NASA's Aqua satellite captured a visible image of the remnants of Cyclone Paul over the Gulf of Carpentaria, Australia at 04:45 UTC (12:45 a.m. EDT) today, April 1, 2010. The...

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2010-03-31 06:12:14

Having been hit by two tropical cyclones so far this season, Queensland had been the center of tropical cyclone activity, but with the recent arrival of Tropical Cyclone Paul, it is now the Northern Territory's turn to experience heavy rains and gusty winds. Paul originated from a low pressure circulation embedded within the monsoon trough over the Arufura Sea between the northern coast of Australia and New Guinea. As the circulation drifted southward towards northern Australia it intensified...


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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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.