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Palmer loses High Court battle against WA | Blue Mountain Gazette

The Western Australian government will seize mine tycoon Clive Palmer’s plane if it flies within the state before paying a legal bill of $ 2 million, the attorney general has said. John Quigley’s warning comes as Mr Palmer lost his High Court battle with WA over legislation to prevent him and his company Mineralogy from […]

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The victim of the NT gunman tried to escape | Blue Mountain Gazette

The first man killed when an amorous gunman raged through Darwin attempted to defend himself with a frying pan, a forensic expert has said in court. Benjamin Glenn Hoffmann, 47, pleaded not guilty to four counts of murder in four locations on the afternoon of June 4, 2019. The first man killed in the hour-long […]

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Dog weighed down with cement under water | Blue Mountain Gazette

A Sydney man has pleaded not guilty to animal cruelty charges after a dead dog was found weighed down underwater with a block of cement. Swimmers found the dog at Yowie Bay in southern Sydney on Saturday and called police. Police divers recovered the two-year-old Belgian Malinois and took him to a veterinarian for a […]

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Accused NT murderer borrowed EU and ammunition | Blue Mountain Gazette

A man who left shotgun ammunition in a ute he loaned accused murderer Benjamin Glenn Hoffmann before he shot four people in Darwin says he did not give him the gun. The 47-year-old pleaded not guilty to four counts of murder in less than an hour on the afternoon of June 4, 2019. Earlier today, […]

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Sierra Nevada mountains – WorldAtlas

The Sierra Nevada Mountains, sometimes referred to as the “Range of Light,” are one of the most beautiful continuous mountain ranges in the United States. Although the Rockies are the longest mountain range in the United States, the Sierra Nevada is the longest continuous, unified mountain range. The mountain range is located in the western […]

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Palmer urged to stop WA lawsuit | Blue Mountain Gazette

Western Australian Prime Minister Mark McGowan has urged Clive Palmer to end legal action against himself and the state as costs continue to rise. A defamation case brought by Mr. Palmer was again brought before the Federal Court on Monday in connection with the discovery of certain documents. But just before the hearing, the Prime […]

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Scientific guide to the mountains | Training, wildlife and higher peaks

How are mountains formed? Most mountains owe their existence to the movement of tectonic plates, large sections of the earth’s crust. Where two tectonic plates converge, they warp and bend, resulting in the most common type: folded mountains. The Himalayas, for example, are the result of the slow collision of the Asian and Indian plates. […]

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Block mountains archives – universe today

Seeing the size and majesty of the mountains, the ancient humans couldn’t help but feel that they were standing in the presence of something… divine. And in the belief systems of many ancient cultures, it was generally held that mountains were something spiritual – serving either as a home for the gods, or as a […]