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2010-10-20 07:10:00

A top US official promised Tuesday that beaches tainted with oil and balls of tar from the Gulf of Mexico oil spill will be clean by the end of the year, hoping to attract tourists back to the region, which has suffered both economically and ecologically. Coast Guard Rear Admiral Paul Zukunft said "we're still in it for the long haul" at a press conference marking six months since the deadly rig explosion that caused the largest-scale maritime spill in history. Zukunft said although the...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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