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Still more on the Kirk Sundial

I’m having a little trouble moving on from the Kirk Sundial. I’m still fascinated and, sadly, as you’ll see I’ve been a bit discombobulated, again. 994 more words

Off The Beaten Track In Aotearoa

International Conference on Applied Science «Geodesy, Cartography, Geoinformatics and Cadastre. From >idea to application», Saint Petersburg, Russia, November 11th ­ 13th, 2015

We cordially invite you to take part in the International Conference on Applied Science
«Geodesy, Cartography, Geoinformatics and Cadastre. From idea to application», which will… 210 more words

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When continents collide: Active deformation and seismic hazard

Since 1900, 35 earthquakes worldwide have each killed at least 10,000 people. Of these, 26 were in the Alpine-Himalayan seismic belt – a broad “crumple zone” where the African, Arabian and Indian tectonic plates collide with Europe and Asia. 109 more words

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The Girth of the Earth: How do we know?

Recently I wrote about the circumference of the Earth, and how long it would take you to travel right round it. But how do we even know that? 774 more words

How Big Is It?

Nepal earthquake lowered Everest by up to 2.5 cm

Further analysis of the newly processed sentinel-1 satellite radar data shows that the area around the Kathmandu region was uplifted in the earthquake, while the area to the north of Kathmandu sunk (subsided). 141 more words

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Clearer sentinel 1 image of Nepal earthquake deformation

A new clearer sentinel 1 satellite image has been produced by COMET researchers as part of the Look Inside the Continents from Space (LiCS… 39 more words

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