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2010-03-24 08:35:00

PORTLAND, Maine, March 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Magellan Petroleum Corporation (Nasdaq: MPET) (ASX: MGN) ("Magellan" or the "Company") announces the award of an offshore exploration permit, Northern Territory, Australia and updates the timing of two exploration wells to be drilled onshore in the United Kingdom. Offshore License Award, Australia Magellan has accepted an offer from the Commonwealth - Northern Territory Offshore Petroleum Joint Authority for the grant of an exploration...

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2010-01-28 14:59:51

One of the most complicated things about tropical cyclones is forecasting their tracks, and Olga is a prime example of that problem. The Joint Typhoon Warning Center believes that Olga will remain inland over Australia's Northern Territory, while the Australian Bureau of Meteorology has forecast Olga's reemergence into the Gulf of Carpentaria. Satellite data, like that from NASA and JAXA's Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM), combined with ground weather station information, experience...

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2010-01-27 14:27:37

Residents of the northern coastal areas of Australia's Northern Territory and NASA's Aqua satellite have seen new life "blown into" a low pressure system that is once again Tropical Storm Olga. At 16:00 UTC on Wednesday, January 27 (11 a.m. U.S. Eastern Time) or 1 a.m. Thursday January 28, 2010 in Australia/Darwin, Tropical Storm Olga had maximum sustained winds near 39 mph (35 knots). Its center was still over land near 16.0 degrees South and 136.4 degrees East. That's about 9 miles (15...

2009-11-12 23:01:00

SYDNEY, Nov, 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced a $14.5 million agreement with Power and Water Corporation, the Northern Territory's multi-utility provider, to help design and implement an asset management system aimed at delivering electricity, water and sewerage services to its customers more efficiently. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO ) Serving approximately 80,000 customers across more than 1.3 million kilometers of the Northern...

2009-08-26 18:13:00

DENVER, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Vista Gold Corp. ("Vista") (TSX & NYSE Amex: VGZ) announced today the updated results of metallurgical tests completed for the Mt. Todd gold project, Northern Territory, Australia, and the appointment of Thomas DeMull as Senior Vice President, Project Development. As part of the on-going engineering studies on the development of the Mt. Todd gold project, Resource Development, Inc. ("RDi") of Wheat Ridge, Colorado, JKTech Pty Ltd ("JKTech") of...

2009-08-26 13:50:00

DENVER, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Falcon Oil & Gas Ltd. (TSXV: FO) ("Falcon" or the "Company"), a global energy company focused on acquiring, exploring and developing large acreage positions of unconventional and conventional oil and gas resources, today announced that it has entered into agreements (collectively, the "Agreements") with Merrill Lynch Pierce Fenner and Smith, Inc. ("Merrill Lynch") and with Moyes & Co. ("Moyes") under which Merrill Lynch and Moyes will...

2009-07-13 08:00:00

PORTLAND, Maine, July 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Magellan Petroleum Corporation (Nasdaq: MPET) (ASX: MGN) announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Magellan Petroleum Australia Limited ("MPAL"), has signed a Heads of Agreement and Exclusivity Agreement with a major methanol producer to study the feasibility of building and operating a methanol plant in the Darwin area, Northern Territory, Australia. Under the Agreements, MPAL will undertake to identify natural gas reserves suitable...

2009-06-04 17:00:00

DENVER, June 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Vista Gold Corp. ("Vista") (TSX & NYSE Amex Equities: VGZ) is pleased to announce the results of a Preliminary Economic Assessment ("PEA") for the Batman deposit at the Mt. Todd gold project in Northern Territory, Australia. The PEA reflects the technical studies which Vista has undertaken since the issuance of the initial PEA on December 29, 2006, including over 18,000 meters of diamond drilling, a two-year metallurgical program which...

2009-04-27 18:49:00

(TSXV Symbol: FO) DENVER, CO, April 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Falcon Oil & Gas Ltd. (TSXV: FO) ("Falcon" or the "Company") announces that it has entered into a non-binding letter of intent (the "LOI") with PetroHunter Energy Corporation ("PetroHunter") which stipulates that Falcon will acquire (the "Acquisition") an additional undivided 25% working interest in PetroHunter's four exploration permits covering seven million acres in the Beetaloo Basin of the Northern Territory, Australia...

2008-09-04 09:00:34

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 4, 2008) - GBS Gold International Inc. (TSX:GBS) ("GBS Gold" or the "Company") announces the initial assay results from its base metals drilling program into the Iron Blow and Mt Bonnie polymetallic deposits within its Union Reefs Operations Centre in the Northern Territory of Australia. The results of the first two holes in the Iron Blow deposit include: ------------------------------------------------------------------ ____________From______To__...


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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