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Sunday, 16 July 2017

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VIEW FROM ON HIGH 

ARCHEA [19:17:00]  recommend  recommend this post  info
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A view from on high. The Stawamus Chief, the second largest freestanding piece of granite in the world, has made Squamish one of the top rock climbing destinations in North America. This majestic peak is said to have been one of the last areas of dry ground during a time of tremendous flooding in the Squamish basin.Many cultures have a flood myth in their oral history and the Coast Salish people of Squamish are no exception. They tell of a time when all the world save the highest peaks were [...]

Piton Fournaise: Eruption geht schwach weiter 

Florian Beckers Vulkan-Blog [16:18:08]  recommend  recommend this post  (60 visits) info
Auf dem aktuelle LiveCam Foto vom Fournaise sieht man, dass sich die Eruption auf schwachem Niveau stabilisiert hat. Ein Schlot speist eine wenige Meter hohe Lavafontäne von der ein Lavastrom ausgeht. Dieser ist insgesamt 2,2 km lang. Ich denke, im Augenblick ist er nur auf eine Länge von einige Hundert Metern aktiv. Die Wärmestrahlung liegt ... weiterlesen

Griechenland: Erdbeben Mw 5,3 

Florian Beckers Vulkan-Blog [10:05:21]  recommend  recommend this post  (67 visits) info
Vor der Südküste der griechischen Insel Kreta gab es ein Erdbeben der Magnitude 5,3. Es ereignete sich gestern Abend in 15 km Tiefe. Der Erdstoß war auf Kreta deutlich zu spüren, über Schäden liegen aber [...]

Who Was Robert Hooke And How Did He Have A Part In How We Perceive Life? 

Dinosaur Home - Blogs [07:50:50]  recommend  recommend this post  (37 visits) info
Early Life July 18, 1635 - Cecily Hooke gives birth to Robert Hooke, making her and John Hooke first-time parents. While he was a sickly child at first, he came to enjoy making mechanical toys and models as [...]

What You May Have Missed This Week On The Beyond Bones Blog 

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Creature Feature: Yellow Tiger Longwing The Cockrell Butterfly Center at HMNS is one of the most unique locations in Houston. Among the over 1,500 butterfly species you spy as you wander through our [...]

REFLECTED LIGHT 

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Olivia Judson On Energy Expansions Of Evolution 

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Nature Ecology and Evolution has published a fine perspective by evolutionary biologist Olivia Judson on energy availability and evolutionary transitions on earth - " The history of the life–Earth [...]
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