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AMSTERDAM, February 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Elsevier, a world-leading publisher of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, and TAIR - The Arabidopsis Information Resource (http://www.arabidopsis.org/), announce their next step in interconnecting the diverse elements of scientific research.
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...
- Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.