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2015-02-03 12:21:15

WASHINGTON, Feb. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S.

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2014-10-26 02:30:33

The simple topography of dryland channels presents an interesting paradox according to scientists from UCSB’s Earth Research Institute.

2013-06-19 23:20:59

Edina Realty's Kris Lindahl, an experienced Elk River homes for sale agent, has just sold an amazing single-family home in Elk River, MN. Elk River, MN (PRWEB)

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2012-06-02 11:09:53

Some of the steepest mountain slopes in the world got that way because of the interplay between terrain uplift associated with plate tectonics and powerful streams cutting into hillsides.

Climate Change Responsible For Indus Decline
2012-05-29 13:01:31

New research has shed a light on an ancient Asian civilization and given a glimpse into what the future might hold for the region.

2012-05-24 23:01:14

National River Cleanup provides an excellent way for people to improve river health and give back to their communities. Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 23, 2012

2012-01-19 14:58:50

When the water in the Mississippi River rose to 58 feet with a forecast of 60 feet or higher in May 2011, the emergency plan to naturally or intentionally breach the levees, established over 80 years prior, was put in motion.

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2010-12-15 08:37:34

Locke Island is a small island in a bend of the Columbia River in eastern Washington that plays a special role in the culture of the local Indian tribes, but since the 1970s, it has been eroding away at a rate that has alarmed tribal leaders.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.