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GPS Monitoring System For Big US Earthquakes To Undergo Testing
2012-04-25 04:36:04

The space-based technology that lets GPS-equipped motorists constantly update their precise location will undergo a major test of its ability to rapidly pinpoint the location and magnitude of strong earthquakes across the western United States.

2012-04-20 09:48:25

In the winter of 479 B.C., a tsunami was the savior of Potidaea, drowning hundreds of Persian invaders as they lay siege to the ancient Greek village.

2012-04-16 23:00:02

Exploring Tokyo: One year after the earthquake, tsunami and partial meltdown, Japan's tourism is up.

Indonesian Earthquake: Update
2012-04-11 08:37:20

Wednesday’s powerful 8.6-magnitude earthquake that struck off Indonesia’s western coast at 2:38 p.m. local time, was followed by fears of a tsunami, gripping a region that still had the 2004 tsunami -- one that ravaged numerous coastal communities along the Indian Ocean and killing more than 230,000 people -- fresh in their minds.

8.7 Earthquake Prompts Tsunami Warnings For Indian Ocean Coastlines
2012-04-11 05:33:00

A tsunami warning has been issued for the entire Indian Ocean on Wednesday April 11 after a massive 8.7 magnitude earthquake off the coast of Indonesia at 2:38 p.m. local time (3:38 a.m. EST) sent residents around the region out of their homes and offices in fear.

2012-04-07 23:00:12

Author Ralph R. Hopkins offers nearly 40 years of research to back his claims METAIRIE, La.

Fishing Boat Missing Since 2011 Tsunami Found
2012-03-25 05:31:36

A large Japanese fishing trawler that was swept away by the devastating tsunami of 2011 has been spotted off the coast of British Columbia in the western part of Canada.


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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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