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Sometimes, it's the sales pitch that gets you rather than the actual car. That seems to be the case with the latest rash of media coverage over the "critical state" at Japan's Fuji .
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Thse are pictures of the sedimentary layer containing charcoal found on a stony mountain developing site in Sangchang-ri, and the carbonized wood sample used for the radiocarbon dating.
A no-fly area declared in eastern Ukraine after the downing of the Malaysian Air Flight 17 is a rare restriction shared with rogue states like North Korea , prompting airlines including Deutsche Lufthansa AG to question whether rules for flights over war zones need tightening.
According to the Indianapolis Fire Department, Terry Alan Thomas, 55, said he heard a crash at the front window and then saw flames erupt around 7:45 p.m. Monday night at his home in the 3900 block of Boulevard Place.
Mount St. Helens erupted on July 22, 1980. Now, geophysicists are planning to use explosions to map the volcano's interior.
When astronauts looked out the window of the International Space Station in early July, they noticed a swirling mass of clouds over the Atlantic Ocean, which turned out to be the beginning of a tropical storm and, later, Hurricane Arthur.
An eruption of lightning-sparked wildfires across the northwestern United States over the last two weeks has scorched almost a million acres of land in Washington and Oregon while threatening thousands of houses and buildings.
The June global sea surface temperature was 0.64 C above the 20th century average of 16.4 C , the highest for June on record and the highest departure from average for any month .
Long-revered and much-climbed, Japan's Mount Fuji looks like it's ready to blow it's top after more than 300 years of dormancy.
The sediments of the Holocene, both continental and marine, cover the largest area of the globe of any in the geologic record, but the Holocene is unique because it is coincident with the late and post-Stone Age history of mankind.
The fantastical arch shapes of sandstone formations have long been thought to be sculpted by wind and rain.
Last year, there was a record number of search and rescue missions in Skamania County - the rural area containing Mount St. Helens, along with other popular outdoor destinations such as Beacon Rock, Silver Star Mountain and the vast Gifford Pinchot National Forest.
William Ellis led a team of missionaries on a tour of the Island of Hawaii starting on July 18, 1823, from the village of Kailua.
Residents in New South Wales are turning up the pressure on the State Government to provide assistance to home owners with potentially deadly asbestos roof insulation.
Most tourists start with a glowing description of the balloon ride when they talk about Cappadocia, a district in the middle of the Anatolia region in Turkey which features such weird landscapes you half expect Mary Poppins or Fred Flintstone to pop up around the next fairy chimney.
A team of geologists and geophysicists have imaged the path of a Pacific Northwest volcano 's molten rock, from the subducting slab to the upper crust.
When you're talking about textures in terms of the micro-scale topography of 618 square miles of lava flows formed between 1,500 and 2,000 years ago, that's no small feat.
Updated: Tue Jul 22, 2014 12:19 pm
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