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'When the River Runs Dry' is a familiar song in Australia.
By Andrew Quinn JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - The world's oldest and largest meteorite crater, part of Japan's northernmost island and two Norwegian fjords are among seven sites added to the U.N. World Heritage list this week.
GENEVA (Reuters) - Some of the world's deepest Norwegian fjords and a fossil-strewn Egyptian desert are set to join the U.N.'s heritage site protection list, a key conservation agency said on Friday.
University of Michigan paleontologist Philip D. Gingerich and colleagues at the Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency (EEAA) announced April 10 the successful excavation of an unusually complete and well-preserved skeleton of the 40 million-year-old fossil whale Basilosaurus isis.
- One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.