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Why wasn't there a warning in Mount Ontake volcano eruption?

Watch the video above: Amazing cellphone video of climbers fleeing eruption on Mount Ontake.

TORONTO – In a few terrifying moments, hikers on Japan’s Mount Ontake were fleeing for their lives as a sudden explosion of dust and steam soared into the sky. 487 more words

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October 1, 1896: Standpipe Failure; 1896: Philadelphia Filtration; 1913: Water Year Start

October 1, 1896: Engineering News article. A Stand-Pipe Failure at Garden City, Kan. “Sir: A brief note in regard to the failure of the Garden City stand-pipe, another addition to the already large number of failures of these structures, may be of interest to the readers of… 1,043 more words

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TOPO! National Geographic USGS Topographic Maps (North Carolina and South Carolina)

Reviews TOPO! National Geographic USGS Topographic Maps (North Carolina and South Carolina) for sale

Please take a few moments to view the TOPO! National Geographic USGS Topographic Maps (North Carolina and South Carolina) 93 more words

New chytrid fungus test could help amphibian conservation

New sampling method enables early detection of deadly fungus in the environment, before it infects amphibians

Staff Report

FRISCO — A new way to test for the presence of the amphibian-killing chytrid fungus may help conservation efforts for species like the Rocky Mountain’s… 360 more words

Environment

4.4 Magnitude Quake Shakes Central Coast Hill Country Near Los Banos

LOS BANOS (CBS SF) — A 4.4-magnitude earthquake struck an area of San Benito County and was felt in some parts of Monterey County, according to the U.S. 89 more words

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USGS 'Closely Tracking' Earthquake Swarm In Mammoth Lakes Volcanic Area

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — The United States Geological Survey announced on its website Friday it was “closely tracking” a swarm of hundreds of earthquakes that began Thursday, located in Long Valley about 7 miles east of the Sierra Nevada resort town of Mammoth Lakes. 345 more words

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