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United States Experienced Hottest Year On Record In 2012
2013-01-09 04:04:51

A mild winter followed by a long, sweltering summer with widespread drought made 2012 the warmest year on record for the continental United States, NOAA announced on Tuesday.


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lahar
  • A volcanic mudflow.
The word 'lahar' comes from Javanese.
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