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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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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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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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‘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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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 […]

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Pennsylvania braces for budget showdown despite mountains of cash

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) — The state budget is due in late June, and Pennsylvania holds a record amount. Now comes the tough decision of how much to spend and where to spend it. Governor Tom Wolf is pushing for the legislation to send $2,000 to every Pennsylvanian who earns less than $80,000 a year. “People […]

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Volcanic cones near the sacred peak for the tribes gain protection | New Mexico News

By SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, Associated Press 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 […]

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V Rising Sacred Mountains Boss Guide

Our V rising Hallowed Mountains Bosses Guide will tell you what you need to know to beat the terrifying creatures in the eastern mountains. Let’s dive in! Quick links: Frostmaw the Mountain Terror (Level 56) | Terroclaw the Ogre (Level 68) V rising Sacred Mountains Boss Guide – Frostmaw the Mountain Terror (Level 56) Where […]

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Our neighbors are dumping mountains of rubbish in our alley…it’s infested with rats and maggots – it looks like a slum

A MYSTERY dumpster has dumped so much disgusting trash in a closed alley that it’s crawling with rats and maggots. Furious residents of Nelson Street in Hyde, Greater Manchester, have branded the alleyway a “slum” because of the filthy rubbish dumped there. 5 The alley is overrun with heaps of garbage and the rotten food […]

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Loveland Public Library offers ‘mountains of possibility’ for summer learning – Loveland Reporter-Herald

The 2021-22 school year is officially over, but that doesn’t mean learning has to. On Wednesday, the Loveland Public Library kicked off its “Mountains of Possibilities” summer learning program amid a bustling crowd of families. Children’s Librarian Andrea Cleland reads a book during story time Wednesday, June 1, 2022 at the Loveland Public Library. (Jenny […]

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park veterans to be honored at week-long event

Knoxville, Tenn. (WVLT) – The Veterans Heritage Site Foundation will host the “Honor Our Great Smoky Mountain Veterans Day” event this month at the Townsend Heritage Center. The event will kick off a week-long celebration honoring those who have served. “Honor Our Great Smoky Mountain Veterans Day” will particularly highlight the veterans buried in the […]