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People Animals Forced To Evacuate After Perus Ubinas Volcano

People, Animals Forced To Evacuate After Peru's Ubinas Volcano Erupts

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Authorities in Peru have called for the evacuation of 4,000 people living around the Ubinas volcano, which has been erupting ash clouds up to two miles into the sky. The evacuation...

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2014-04-21 16:21:09

NEW YORK, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Experiencing the "Isle of flowers," with its magnificent Fort-de-France Bay, lush tropical rain forest and majestic Mont-Pelée volcano, will be made easier this summer thanks to American Airlines. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140421/76834 Starting June 11 through August 13, 2014, American Airlines will launch an additional weekly non-stop connection from Miami to Martinique, featuring a departure and return on Wednesdays....

2014-04-08 12:36:52

DALLAS, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nevis Capital Corporation (OTC: OCEE), is pleased to announce that they have begun work on a new Website for an online retail operation. The company has reserved the domain name 420stuffandsuch.com. A team has been hired to design and deploy the site over the next 30 days. The business model for this new site is based on thecannabox.com and 420GoodyBox.com. Subscription model websites have experienced tremendous growth with consumers in recent...

2014-04-08 08:37:37

SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meru Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: MERU), a leader in intelligent Wi-Fi solutions, today announced that the company will report its first quarter 2014 financial results on Monday, April 28, 2014 after the market closes. Meru's management will host a conference call to discuss the company's first quarter 2014 financial results on the same day at 5:00 pm ET (2:00 pm PT). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100621/SF23611LOGO Date:...

2014-04-04 16:25:42

DALLAS, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nevis Capital Corporation (OTC: OCEE), is pleased to announced that they have executed a LOI (Letter of Intent) to purchase a Colorado online vaporizer retailer called Vaportownusa.com. The operations of Vaportownusa.com are established and the company has a significant revenue base which has the potential to accelerate exponentially. It is our intention to close this transaction in an expedited manner and the purchase price will be satisfied...

2014-04-01 00:21:46

DALLAS, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Nevis Capital Corporation (OTC: OCEE), announces that the company is in the screening process of vetting potential cannabis investments. Currently management has short listed businesses in Sonoma County (California), Riverside (California), and Denver (Colorado). With Investor interest in the cannabis sector growing, the company intends to distinguish itself from other companies in the cannabis space by investing in revenue producing businesses....

2014-01-14 16:28:15

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meru Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: MERU), a leader in Wi-Fi networking, today announced that the company will report its fourth quarter and fiscal 2013 financial results on Monday, February 10, 2014 after the market closes. Meru's management will host a conference call to discuss the company's fourth quarter and fiscal 2013 financial results on the same day at 2:00 pm PT (5:00 pm ET). (Logo:...

Volcanic Rock Age Suggests Catalhoyuk Mural Could Be Based On Turkish Eruption
2014-01-09 09:36:28

Public Library of Science Volcanic rock dating suggests the painting of a Çatalhöyük mural may have overlapped with an eruption in Turkey according to results published January 8, 2014, in the open access journal PLOS ONE by Axel Schmitt from the University of California Los Angeles and colleagues from other institutions. Scientists analyzed rocks from the nearby Hasan Dagi volcano in order to determine whether it was the volcano depicted in the mural from ~6600 BC in the...

El Salvador Volcano Erupts Mass Evacuation
2013-12-30 16:06:55

Ranjini Raghunath for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online El Salvador's Chaparrastique volcano - also known as the San Miguel Volcano - erupted suddenly on Sunday, causing local authorities to start evacuating thousands of residents within a two-mile radius. The eruption started at 10:30 am local time, spewing hot ash and smoke into the air up to a height of more than 3 miles. Reuters reported that some 5,000 people live in the San Miguel region around the volcano. Two people had...

2013-12-03 08:30:05

MIAMI BEACH, FL, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Rangemore Film Productions Corp. ("Rangemore") (OTCPINK:RANF) announces it has identified four potential sites in Saipan and are currently qualifying which site will be most viable for the Rangemore Film Productions brand after a recent trip by company representative, Andrew McLaughlin to the US territory. Rangemore is focused on the Asian film and media market and has been courting potential locations to expand its business in 2014....

Thousands Flee After Repeated Eruptions On Sumatra's Mt. Sinabung
2013-11-15 13:43:54

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Several thousand people have been evacuated from the Tanah Karo district of North Sumatra following a volcanic eruption on Mount Sinabung. The volcano, which has emitted several sizeable eruptions over the past few months, is now threatening 10 nearby villages in the region, with fears of pyroclastic flow and hot ash raining down from above. Following Thursday’s eruptions, one that was reported at around 6:57 am local time and...


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Jabal al-Tair Island
2014-04-10 11:56:15

Jabal al-Tair Island, known by many other names including Tair Island and Jebel Teir, is a volcanic island that is located in the Red Sea and is under the jurisdiction of Yemen. It reaches an elevation of 801 feet and is about 1.9 miles in length. The island is comprised of Jabal al-Tair, a stratovolcano that was considered extinct in 1982, although it erupted in 2007. In 1900, the British Admiralty described the volcano as having a steep, conical shape, making it a good landmark for ships...

Askja
2014-04-09 16:13:20

Askja is an active stratovolcano that is located in the isolated central highlands in Iceland. It reaches an elevation of 4,974 feet and its name literally means caldera, or box, in the Icelandic language. The area can only be reached during a period of a few months and because it located in the rain shadow of the Vatnajökull glacier to the northeast, it only receives 17.7 inches of rain per year. One of Askja’s smaller craters holds a lake known as Öskjuvatn, which is often frozen over...

Volcán Tacaná
2014-04-09 11:04:28

Volcán Tacaná, also known as Volcán Tacina in Mexico, the Tacaná Volcano, or simply Tacaná, is an active stratovolcano that is located in the San Marcos Department of Guatemala and in the Cacahoatán and Unión Juárez Municipalities of Chiapas, a Mexican state. It reaches an elevation of 13,320 feet and is part of the Central America Volcanic Arc. It is one of many volcanoes in the Central American Core volcanic chain, which helps support diverse and sensitive ecosystems. Volcán...

Santa María Volcano
2014-04-09 10:58:40

Santa María Volcano is an active stratovolcano that is located in Guatemala and is part of the Sierra Madre, a string of volcanoes that stretches across the western side of Guatemala. The volcanoes in this string were formed by subduction activity, when the Cocos Plate moved under the Caribbean Plate. An eruption in 1902 produced a crater that now holds a lava dome known as Santiaguito, which was created during another eruption in 1922. These domes hold active vents and in 1929, part of the...

Mount Kerinci
2014-04-08 13:32:05

Mount Kerinci, known by many other names including Gunung Kerinci, Berapi Kurinci, and Peak of Indrapura, is an active stratovolcano that is located in Indonesia on the island of Sumatra. It reaches an elevation of 12,484 feet, making it the tallest volcano in Indonesia, and is located within Kerinci Seblat National Park. This volcano features fifteen lakes, the largest of which are Kerinci Lake and Gunung Tujuh Lake. The summit holds a deep crater that is sometimes slightly filled by a...

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