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Forest fires have spread through the mountains of southeastern France; thousands evacuated

Forest fires were still raging in southeastern France, with several firefighters injured and thousands of residents evacuated. In the Diois mountains in the Drôme department, the forest fires that broke out on Friday have still not stabilized. Three firefighters were injured and 180 hectares of land burned, the French daily Le Figaro reported on […]

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2 Fort Benning soldiers killed in North Georgia mountains

2 soldiers killed, 3 injured in weather incident Two soldiers were killed and three others injured in a weather-related incident in northern Georgia, according to the US military. A US Army spokesman said the two soldiers, whose names have not yet been released, were part of the training program at the Maneuver Center of Excellence. […]

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10 Vrbo Rentals in Frisco, Colorado in the Mountains

When looking for the perfect place for your ski vacation, many factors can come into play. Whatever you are looking for, you are sure to find the perfect place somewhere. But if you’re looking for an off-the-beaten-path destination that looks like it’s straight out of a Hallmark movie, the town of Frisco, Colorado might just […]

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Blue Mountains, Queanbeyan Pub Trade

The new Ivanhoe Hotel sold after 46 years. Sydney publicans Ray Reilly and Adrian Guest have bought the Art Deco New Ivanhoe Hotel, in Blackheath, in the Blue Mountains. The freehold business for the 1930s site is expected to trade for nearly $6 million. The seller, Kerry Ray, has operated it since 1975 – for […]

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The ozone layer will be weakened by this volcanic eruption

Tantrum – The violent eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Haapai volcano in Tonga on January 15, 2022 ‘injected’ an unprecedented amount of water directly into the stratosphere, the equivalent of more than 58,000 Olympic swimming pools. The eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Haapai volcano released enough “strange water” to fill more than 58,000 Olympic swimming […]

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Iceland’s eruption could be the start of decades of volcanic activity

Less than a year has passed since lava stopped erupting from Iceland’s Reykjanes peninsula following the region’s first major volcanic explosion in nearly 800 years. But now the island is bleeding molten rock again. The start of a new eruption so soon after the turmoil of 2021 seems to underscore that this once dormant peninsula […]

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Slovenia: shaping the future sustainability of mountain areas / Slovenia / Regions / Homepage

Cohesion funds can give new impetus to the development of mountain areas in Slovenia. Two of the five policy objectives in effect until 2027 provide significant financial incentive to improve public services and the quality of life of local communities, while preserving nature Slovenian territory is 72% dominated by mountains, a popular destination with almost […]

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Magic: The Gathering – Revised Volcanic Island Auction at Heritage

| Heritage auctionsa Dallas, Texas-based auction house that primarily deals in auction lots and listings primarily involving comic books, video games, trading cards, and other similar collectibles, put a rare, graded copy of volcanic island from Revised edition basic set of Magic: The Gathering auction! This card, one of the ten original “Dual Earths” in […]

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An injured hiker at Mass. rescued by helicopter on a trail in the White Mountains

Local The agency said Lawrence and his group of hikers had hiked extensively in the White Mountains before and “were all well prepared for the hike.” By Martin Finucane, The Boston Globe August 3, 2022 A 34-year-old man from Norwell, Mass., was rescued by helicopter Monday from Franconia Ridge in the White Mountains after falling […]

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Al-Qaeda’s Zawahiri survived steep mountains and was killed in upmarket Kabul

A photo of al-Qaeda’s new leader, Egyptian Ayman al-Zawahiri, is seen in this still image taken from a video released September 12, 2011. SITE Monitoring Service/Handout via REUTERS TV/ Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 2 (Reuters) – Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri, who had a $25 million bounty on his head, […]

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Landslide near Angelus Oaks closes Highway 38 in the San Bernardino Mountains – San Bernardino Sun

A landslide triggered by heavy rain this weekend along Highway 38 in the San Bernardino Mountains has caused closures on the highway along the 2020 El Dorado fire burn scar Sunday July 31 afternoon. Hwy 38 at Valley of the Falls Dr. closed due to mud on roadway near Angelus Oaks. Please find an alternate […]

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Woman killed jumping from Smoky Mountains theme park chairlift

GATLINBURG, Tenn. — A woman died at a Smoky Mountains theme park after jumping off a chairlift, Gatlinburg officials say. Anakeesta Chairlift, Gatlinburg, Tennessee (Google Maps image) A 911 call reported the woman on the ground under the Anakeesta chairlift around 7:40 p.m. Thursday, city officials told WVLT. Rescue teams declared him dead at the […]

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The volcanic romance – and deadly legacy – of the couple behind Fire of Love

On May 30, 1991, under the green, forested slopes of Mount Unzen, 30 miles from Nagasaki in the far south of Japan, a celebrity couple pulled up in a rental car. They are Maurice and Katia Krafft, the most famous volcanologists in the world. They had come to film an active volcano that had begun […]

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Amber “disappears” in the mountains of Santiago

One of the best views of Santiago where you can enjoy the greenery of its mountains. Ludovida Colomé keeps the memory of her when she extracted amber. Onelio Dominguez/LD Santiago, Dominican RepublicThe extraction of amber in the mine of La Búcara in the Cordillera Septentrional in the province of Santiago was the main means of […]

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Fire of Love: a documentary narrated by Miranda July on volcanoes and desire

A fascinating new film tells the story of Katia and Maurice Krafft – a daredevil married couple of volcanologists who have spent their lives filming erupting volcanoes the globe Katia and Maurice Krafft were like the Tom Cruise of volcanologists. With a camera, the French couple searched for erupting volcanoes around the world, teetering dangerously […]

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Woman falls 50ft at Big Falls Waterfall in the San Bernardino Mountains – San Bernardino Sun

Air crews rescued a woman who allegedly fell 50 feet from the Big Falls waterfall on Thursday afternoon, July 28, after she slipped from the same treacherous section that claimed the life of a man earlier in the week, reports said. authorities. The extent of the woman’s injuries was unclear, according to Eric Sherwin, spokesman […]

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Volcanic island up for auction at Heritage

| Heritage auctionsa Dallas, Texas-based auction house that primarily deals in auction lots and listings primarily involving comic books, video games, trading cards, and other similar collectibles, has put a rare and graduated copy of volcanic island from Unlimited Edition basic set of Magic: The Gathering auction! This dual land is a rare and highly […]

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Tennessee’s Smoky Mountains are full of great trails and great food

As I drive south in the evening on Interstate 81, the foothills of the Smoky Mountains come into view. The sun is setting and fog settles in the distant mountains. The words of the infamous metal band Sleep repeat in my head: “Follow the smoke to the land filled with riffs”. This was my third […]

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Volcanoes, oceans and weather | The Spectator Australia

Despite the green/ABC propaganda, the recent Australian floods were not caused by coal, livestock or cars. Time is driven by the winds; solar energy powers the winds and draws moisture from the oceans to them. These eternal natural rainmaking processes have recently been aided by two additional factors. First, a large La Niña weather event […]

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Girl, 7, dies after tree fell in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

GATLINBURG, TN (WATER) – A 7-year-old girl died after a tree fell on a tent at a Great Smoky Mountains campground overnight, according to a national park spokeswoman. The girl is identified only as being from Georgia. His father and two siblings were not injured, park officials said. First responders were called to Elkmont Campground […]

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Klamath Mountains 2020

The rugged and steep Klamath Mountains of the western United States are located in southwestern Oregon and northwestern California. The range, which is named for the Klamath Indians, is largely surrounded by conservation areas and includes Oregon’s Caves National Monument as well as part of the Klamath and many other national forests. The Klamath Mountains […]

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Pair fall into waterfall in California mountains, 1 dead and the other rescued

A Riverside County man and woman fell 20 feet into a waterfall in the San Bernardino Mountains, resulting in the death of the man and the rescue of the woman by aviation crews, the report said. San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Sunday, July 24. At around 3:20 p.m., the San Bernardino County Fire Department requested […]

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Jupiter’s volcanic moon could spit sulfur on its icy neighbor Europa

Researchers have mapped material on the back of Jupiter’s moon Europa, revealing that sulfur detected on its surface likely came from Io, a volcanically active large Jovian moon. By using the The Hubble Space Telescopea team led by the Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) observed Europe in ultraviolet wavelengths, filling a void in the various wavelengths […]

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Solid waste management in India: the challenge of growing mountains of garbage – Landfills

New Delhi: In the national capital Delhi, about 13 km from India Gate, stands a 65 meter high mountain, a mountain of waste in the Ghazipur area. The height of the accumulated waste at the Ghazipur landfill is only eight meters from the iconic Qutub Minar, which is 73 meters high. The landfill, commissioned in […]

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23-year-old man drowns in Lake Jenks in the San Bernardino Mountains – San Bernardino Sun

A 23-year-old man from Mexico drowned at Jenks Lake in the San Bernardino Mountains on Sunday, July 24, sheriff’s officials said. At 1:07 p.m., San Bernardino County sheriff’s deputies responded to a drowning call at the lake, east of Angeles Oaks, the sheriff’s department said in a news release. It was later learned that the […]

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Volcanic eruption in Japan forces evacuation of two cities

This long exposure image shows the eruption of the Sakurajima volcano on Sunday evening, July 24, 2022, as seen from Tarumizu city, Japan’s southern Kagoshima prefecture (AP) TOKYO: Dozens of people evacuated two cities on Japanthe main southern island of Kyushu, where a volcano spewed ash and large boulders into the night sky. Large boulders […]

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Watch | Volcanic eruption in southern Japan triggers evacuation alert

Following a violent volcanic explosion in southern Japan on Sunday, the national weather agency issued its highest advisory for the mountain, urging dozens of residents to leave their homes. Sakurajima on Kagoshima erupted shortly after 8 p.m., and television cameras captured lava and thick ash plumes erupting from it (1100 GMT). The volcano, which is […]

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Jonas Vingaard, king of the mountains, wins the Tour de France

FRANCE (AP) — King of the mountains. Champion of the Champs-Elysées. Jonas Vingaard went from talented rookie to dominating leader in his own right over three weeks of epic racing to win his first Tour de France title on Sunday. Denmark’s former fish factory worker dethroned reigning champion Tadej Pogacar with a memorable performance in […]

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The State Museum celebrates the beauty of the Smoky Mountains

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) – The Tennessee State Museum has a new exhibit celebrating the beauty of the Smoky Mountains. It’s the most visited national park in the country, and Tennessee calls it home. The Smoky Mountains are on display in a free exhibit called “Painting of the Smokies” at the Tennesse State Museum. When it […]

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When Faith Moves Mountains / Russian War Crimes – Announcements

143 days after the start of the large-scale Russian invasion of Ukraine, PinchukArtCentre (Kyiv, Ukraine) reopens its doors on July 17 with When Faith Moves Mountains. The large collective exhibition, presented in partnership and thanks to the M HKA and the Flemish Government, will focus on Ukraine as a country open to the world and […]

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Volcanic seamount in Hawaii comes to life as two dozen earthquakes recorded in 24 hours

Authorities have reported that a volcanic seamount off the coast of Hawaii is beginning to rumble. 22 miles off the southeast coast of Hawaii lies the active underwater volcano known as Kamaehuakanaloa Seamount. 3,200 feet or so is below sea level at its summit. Large landforms called seamounts rise from the ocean floor but stop […]

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The Alaska Volcanic Eruption That Shook Ancient Egypt » Yale Climate Connections

Cleopatra reportedly wouldn’t have seen ash clouds darken the sky from her throne in Alexandria, but the effects of an Alaskan volcano eruption spread to Egypt and the rest of the ancient world in 43 Before our era. We are part of an interdisciplinary research team detailing the fingerprints of this eruption, which triggered a […]

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Azerbaijan launches scientific research project on mud volcanoes

By Laman Ismayilova Mud volcanoes in Azerbaijan have been placed under scientific control, reports Azernews. Speaking to reporters, Vice President of the National Academy of Sciences Ibrahim Guliyev said the work was being carried out under the project implemented with the funds of an international grant won by the academy. The National Academy of Sciences […]

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Happy Trails: In the mountains west of Colorado Springs, a short trip to “euphoric” Skyspace | Way of life

Turrell Trail to Skyspace At Green Mountain Falls, the Turrell Trail leads to the new Skyspace. Seth Boster, The Gazette West of Colorado Springs, up a hill overlooking the lake and the lookout in the heart of Green Mountain Falls, is a peculiar new structure. It looks banal, a gray block. However, it is said […]

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Camperdown subdivision approved in the Blue Mountains

Gray County staff report image Gray County Council has approved a plan of subdivision in the town of The Blue Mountains known as Eden Oak Camperdown. It will create 33 single-family homes. A county staff report says the latest version of the proposed plan includes a “total of 33 individual detached lots fronting on […]

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The Mountains Are Calling: Rhubarb, Part II | New

As I said before, life in the 50s was much simpler but certainly never boring. Our phones didn’t have buttons, and the first ones didn’t even have dials. You picked up the phone and were greeted by an operator saying, “Number please.” You told her what number you wanted, and she connected you. The telephone […]

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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park extends to Pohue Bay

The Trust for Public Land transferred ownership of Pōhue Bay to the National Park Service, making the 16,451 acres of land part of Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park. The terrain area will now be maintained and protected by the NPS. “Aloha ‘āina begins with our commitment to preserving the precious natural and cultural systems of our […]

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Fremantle is planning a major film after ‘Hand of God’ and ‘Eight Mountains’, reveals Andrea Scrosati (EXCLUSIVE)

Content Giant Freemantle takes big leap into feature films as it broadens its horizons, says group COO Andrea Scrosati who is also the co of the multi-pronged companyhead of ntinental Europe. At last year’s Venice Film Festival, Fremantle, known for its talent shows ‘X-Factor’ and ‘American Idol’ and TV series such as ‘The Mosquito Coast’, […]

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How studying volcanic eruptions can help us understand climate change

More recently, efforts have been made to deploy permanent gas monitoring stations, which provide up-to-date data on emissions and volcanic activity. “These are only in place on a few volcanoes, but they are becoming more and more common,” says Moussallam. In recent years, theoretical advances are helping scientists understand the behavior of volcanic gas underground, […]

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The volcanic lava lake reveals its secrets in seismic “songs”

Although there are around 1,350 potentially active volcanoes around the world, only a handful lava lakes. One of these lava lakes resides in a crater of Hawaii’s Kīlauea Volcano. Kīlauea erupted in 2018, causing its summit to collapse. Prior to this eruption, the volcano exhibited other less dramatic eruptions, but there are still many unknowns […]

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Volcanic supereruptions changed the genetics of the Kiwi bird

Road sign with Kiwi ski on it, Mt Ngaruhoe on the background, Ruapehu region, New Zealand Getty When two massive volcanic eruptions blanketed New Zealand in ash, they forever changed the genetics of the North Island’s brown kiwi bird, according to a new study from the University of Toronto Scarborough. The population of the North […]

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A century-old cabin in the Rocky Mountains has been dismantled due to erosion

Breadcrumb Links Canada Author of the article: Workers dismantle the Abbot Pass Refuge hut in this undated photo. Photo by Pete Hoang /The Canadian Press Content of the article LAKE LOUISE, Alta. — When a daring construction crew entered a century-old cabin in the Rocky Mountains on the first day of its dismantling, they lit […]

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Japanese court dismisses Mount Ontake volcanic eruption claim, slams JMA ruling

Hiromi Ito, left, a plaintiff in a lawsuit regarding the 2014 Mount Ontake eruption, speaks at a news conference after the lawsuit was dismissed, in Matsumoto, Nagano Prefecture, July 13, 2022. ( Mainichi/Kenji Ikai) The Matsumoto Branch of the Nagano District Court on July 13 dismissed a lawsuit […]

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U of T researcher examines how two volcanic eruptions forever changed the flightless brown kiwi

When two massive volcanic eruptions blanketed New Zealand in ash, they forever changed the genetics of the brown kiwi bird, according to a new study from the University of Toronto Scarborough. Brown kiwis are divided into four distinct lineages that inhabit different parts of New Zealand’s North Island. It is not known why these four […]

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Sideshow and Janus Films Acquire North America for ‘The Eight Mountains’ – Deadline

Sideshow and Janus Films have acquired the North American rights to the 2022 Cannes Jury Prize winner The Eight Mountains for a theatrical release at the end of the year. The New York-based distribution partners have had a busy Cannes this year by also acquiring Jerzy Skolimowski HEYwho shared the Jury Prize with The Eight […]

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Review of “Fire of Love”: a volcanic romance

The subjects of Sara Dosa’s new documentary “Fire of Love” are Maurice and Katia Krafft, married French scientists who have dedicated their lives to the study of volcanoes. Really, however, it might be more accurate to describe the couple, who died in a volcanic eruption in 1991, as co-directors, as they were the ones who […]

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Will Idaho trade its mountains for stocks and bonds? | Editorials

Imagine Idaho without public lands. Imagine the viewpoint at the 8,700ft Galena Summit with a sign that says “Private Property, No Trespassing”. Imagine that the view of the Sawtooth Mountains as their jagged edges cut into the sky is limited only to people who can pay. Imagine that the roads that lead to the snow-capped […]

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Review “Fire of Love”: science, volcanoes and romance erupt

The visually spellbinding volcano documentary “Fire of Love” chronicles a magnificent obsession and might even make that obsession your own. It didn’t have to work very hard in my case. I was already a budding volcanophile when I decided, at age 8, that I had never seen anything more beautiful than the lava geysers raining […]

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Space volcanoes: origins, variants and eruptions

Volcanoes represent some of Earth’s most interesting and violent geographic features, a force of destruction and creation. However, volcanic activity is not limited to our planet, and space volcanoes are often found on other planets and moons. In our solar system, the moon and Mars are rich in evidence of volcanoes and fiery volcanic activity, […]

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81-acre farm with modern abode in Georgia’s Blue Ridge Mountains seeks $7.5 million

A sprawling 81-acre farm that includes a modern home in the Blue Ridge Mountains region of northern Georgia has hit the market for $7.5 million. Located approximately 6 miles from Lake Burton and 8 miles from downtown Clayton, GA, the farm offers plenty of living space. The main house, built in 2008, offers over 6,200 […]

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NASA probe captures image of solar eclipse showing ‘lunar mountains backlit by solar fire’

A solar eclipse… from SPACE! NASA probe captures moon passing in front of sun in stunning images capturing ‘lunar mountains backlit by solar fire’ NASA spacecraft captured the moon passing in front of the sun from space in a stunning series of images The solar eclipse was not visible from Earth and only lasted 35 […]

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Alibaba is turning its mountains of data into a whole new business

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has set up a subsidiary, called Lingyang Intelligent Service Company, which it says will offer “enterprise digital intelligence services”. The new business unit could potentially compete with Microsoft, Oracle and SAP in business intelligence. Although its online retail division is better known in the West, this is not the first time […]

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Probing the depths of Costa Rica’s volcanoes

I am fascinated by the raw power of volcanoes. As a volcanologist, being in a crater and feeling the movement and pressure beneath your feet is almost a spiritual experience. I am based at the National University of Costa Rica in Heredia (I also have an affiliation with the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque). […]

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Fire risk causes Hawaii Volcanoes National Park road closure

(BIVN) – Dry conditions prompted Hawaii Volcanoes National Park to temporarily close part of the Hilina Pali Highway to motorized vehicles, according to the National Park Service, and officials are reminding the public of existing campfire restrictions . From the NPS: Hilina Pali Road from the gate past the Mauna Iki trailhead to the Hilina […]

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Production of ‘These Valleys and Mountains’ Soars – Reading Eagle

It is the nature of the universe, as far as we understand it, that darkness far exceeds light, and light requires great energy to create and maintain. Thus, the powers of light need ever-vigilant stewardship to overcome the mysteries, chaos, and fear that darkness is inherently capable of invoking. Contrasting, defining and explaining darkness versus […]

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Iconic infographic map compares mountains and rivers around the world

The basic composition of a human body This was originally posted on Elements. Sign up for the free mailing list to get great natural resource megatrend visualizations delivered to your email every week. The human body is a miraculous, well-oiled and exceptionally complex machine. A multitude of functional parts need to come together for a […]

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Mountain lion hit and killed by vehicle in Santa Monica Mountains – Press Telegram

AGOURA HILLS – A radio-collared mountain lion was fatally struck by a vehicle today in the Santa Monica Mountains. The National Park Service was notified by Agoura Animal Sanctuary around 9.30am that the adult lioness – identified as P-54 – was struck on Las Virgenes Road near Piuma Road and Mulholland Highway. “P-54 will be […]

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What are mountains? – BBC Bitesize

Degraft: I am in Wales, I am discovering the highest mountain in the country – Snowdon. It takes several hours to go up and down. But luckily there is also a train you can take. The mountains are elevated areas, rising more than 600 meters from the surrounding land. And often they are found in […]

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Volcanic cones near summit sacred to tribes gain protection | New

ALBUQUERQUE, NM (AP) – A years-long effort to protect land around a New Mexico mountain peak held sacred by many Native American tribes has received a major boost with news that dozens of additional square kilometers will be set aside for wildlife and cultural preservation and recreation. The $34 million effort by the national conservation […]

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Glenwood Springs’ 125th Strawberry Days will bring music to the mountains

A Band Called Alexis wraps up Friday night’s live music lineup at the 125th Strawberry Days Festival.A band called Alexis These boots were made for stomping to the beat of live music, and this weekend they’ll do just that. Glenwood Springs’ 125th Annual Strawberry Days is set to host 11 live performances at Two Rivers […]

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MSRDC plans to carve Indian history in mountains of Maharashtra

Photo: ANI Bombay: The Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation (MSRDC) plans to literally write India’s history in stone. The idea is to honor some prominent heroes of India by carving their sculptures into the rocks across the mountain ranges of the state. The project is inspired by Mount Rushmore in the United States, where massive […]

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‘Afterglow’ of Tonga volcanic eruption causing stunning sunsets and sunrises across New Zealand

Iain McGregor / Stuff An epic sunrise captured over Riversdale Beach, Wairarapa on June 9. Scientists say the illuminating sunrises and sunsets in Aotearoa in recent weeks are likely caused by “afterglow” from the Tonga volcanic eruption six months ago. Niwa said that since late May his forecast team had been inundated with messages across […]

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Hiking in Ethiopia – above the mountain sea

My eyes registered the gradient as gentle but, after 35 kilometers at around 3,500 meters in elevation, my legs calibrated each step in degrees of pain. The deeply grooved pony trail led through giant lobelias and huge Erica trees towards a sky that swirled and rumbled, threatening the rain. I found myself chanting my usual […]

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Space Dynamics Laboratory cameras allow NASA mission to discover space reached by volcanic eruption

Space Dynamics Laboratory cameras allow NASA mission to discover space reached by volcanic eruption Press release from: Spatial Dynamics Laboratory Posted: Tuesday June 14th 2022 NORTH LOGAN, Utah, June 14, 2022 – In a recent study published in the journal Geophysical Research Letters, researchers used data provided by NASA’s Ionospheric Connection Explorer satellite, or ICON, […]

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Sheep fire in the San Gabriel Mountains 27% contained as firefighters again face windy weather

The Sheep Fire that broke out over the weekend in the San Gabriel Mountains near Wrightwood had devoured an estimated 990 acres by Monday afternoon as firefighters reached additional containment on the blaze after attacking it in the ground and from the air. Around noon Monday, fire numbers stood at 939 acres and 5% containment, […]

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Bear injures mother and 3-year-old daughter at Great Smoky Mountains campsite

GATLINBURG, TN (WATER) — A food-hungry bear opened a tent over the weekend at a popular campground in Great Smoky Mountains National Parkcausing superficial injuries to a woman and a 3-year-old child. The June 12 incident has led authorities to warn visitors against camping in tents and other soft-sided shelters at Elkmont Campground at this […]

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New fees at Great Smoky Mountains National Park

The country’s most popular national park proposes new fees to cope with record attendance Question: What is the most visited national park in the country? Maybe the Grand Canyon or Yellowstone? Maybe Yosemite? Answer: Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The Smokies welcomed more than 14 million visitors last year, more than the Grand Canyon, Yellowstone […]

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A Telangana woman climbs the 7 highest mountains of the 7 continents

Poorna Malavath climbed Mount Vinson in Antarctica in 2019. New Delhi: Poorna Malavath, a mountaineer from Telangana, created history by climbing the seven highest peaks located on seven continents. She achieved the feat after climbing the seventh mountain on her list – Mount Denali (6,190 meters) – the highest mountain on the North American continent. […]

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Scientists discover new way volcanoes form | NSF

Geoscientists have discovered the first direct evidence that material from deep within the Earth’s mantle transition zone – a layer rich in water, crystals and molten rock – can seep to the surface to form volcanoes. Researchers have long known that volcanoes form when tectonic plates converge or as a result of mantle plumes that […]

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Sheep Fire in San Gabriel Mountains 5% Contained, Limited to 35 Acres – Daily Bulletin

The Sheep Fire burning in the San Gabriel Mountains spanned 35 acres overnight, fire officials said, as firefighters began to surround the blaze. By early Sunday morning, 5% of the blaze was under control, after crews and planes were dispatched last night and early Sunday, CalFire said. The fire was burning far from Wrightwood, a […]

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[Visual History of Korea] Jeju Island’s Volcanic Lava Caves Reveal Earth’s History

[Visual History of Korea] Jeju Island’s Volcanic Lava Caves Reveal Earth’s History Volcanologist Ahn Ung-san from the Jeju Province World Heritage Headquarters examines an undisclosed section of the Manjanggul lava tube. Photo @ Hyungwon Kang Some of nature’s most powerful forces are volcanoes and hot, molten lava flowing from the earth’s mantle, often hundreds of […]

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Philippines – Volcanic eruption of Mount Bulusan, update (PHIVOLCS, DSWD-DROMIC) (ECHO Daily Flash of June 09, 2022) – Philippines

Philippines – Volcanic eruption of Mount Bulusan, update (PHIVOLCS, DSWD-DROMIC) (ECHO Daily Flash of June 09, 2022) – Philippines | ReliefWeb Skip to main content Philippines Format News and press release Source Job June 9, 2022 Originally Posted June 9, 2022 Origin Show original According to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology, activity at […]

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Veterans buried in the Great Smoky Mountains will be honored

Knoxville, Tenn. (WATE) – The Veterans Heritage Site Foundation is hosting an event to recognize and honor the more than 200 veterans buried in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The event will take place June 11 at 11 a.m. at the Great Smoky Mountain Heritage Center Amphitheater in Townsend. 229 known veterans from the […]

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Etna volcano, Fuego, Popocatépetl, Krakatau, Semeru, Dukono…

Wed, June 8, 2022, 9:00 PM 9:00 p.m. | BY: SEVERAL CONTRIBUTORS Map of today’s active volcanoes Two close cracks on the N side of the Valle del Bove today (image: INGV) Satellite image of the Suwanose-jima volcano on June 8, 2022 Satellite image of the Krakatau volcano on June 8, 2022 Satellite image of […]

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Zebra spotted in the Santa Ynez Mountains near Santa Barbara

SANTA BARBARA, CA – Zebra sightings appear to be on the rise near Santa Barbara. Yes, you read that right. A photo taken by Marcos Chavez showed a zebra blocking traffic on West Camino Cielo in the mountains above Santa Barbara. He told Noozhawk he was cycling down the road around 2 p.m. Sunday when […]

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Gourmet meals in the mountains

Boulder County Farmers Markets The snow is melting and it’s time to dust off your hiking boots and backpacks. And we all know that planning your camping meals and snacks is half the fun of summer adventures. Whether you’re hiking through the Sangre de Cristos with Farm to Summit’s Thai Peanut Slaw or hiking Horsetooth […]

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Volcano Watch: What other volcanoes are currently erupting on Earth?

This map from the Smithsonian Institution Global Volcanism Program shows the 48 volcanoes that were in a state of continuous eruption as of March 17, 2022. “Continuous” does not always mean persistent daily activity but indicates at least intermittent eruptive events without a 3-month break or more . PC: HVO Kīlauea, one of Earth’s most […]

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The volcanic cones near the summit sacred to the tribes gain protection

ALBUQUERQUE, NM (AP) — A years-long effort to protect land around a New Mexico mountain peak held sacred by many Native American tribes received a major boost Thursday with the news that dozens additional square kilometers will be reserved for wildlife, culture, conservation and recreation. The $34 million effort by the national conservation group Trust […]

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Highway through Lassen Volcanic National Park opens June 3; be vigilant in fire damaged areas in the park

The 30-mile highway through Lassen Volcanic National Park will open to through traffic on Friday, June 3. A below-average snowpack accelerated snow removal operations. Intermittent closures along the highway are possible due to repair work, as well as inclement weather. Please check the weather forecast before heading to the park. In other areas of the […]