Monthly Archives: August 2014

Picture of the Day – St. Mary Lake Sunset.

August 31, 2014 – Picture of the Day: St. Mary Lake — St. Mary Lake sits within the St. Mary Valley—”the eastern gateway to Glacier National Park. Prairies, mountains, and forests all converge in the valley to create a diverse … Continue reading

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NASA Telescope Witnesses Asteriod Smashup.

August 30, 2014 – NASA’s Spitzer Telescope Witnesses Asteroid Smashup: NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope has spotted an eruption of dust around a young star, possibly the result of a smashup between large asteroids. This type of collision can eventually lead … Continue reading

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Two Major Volcanic Eruptions – In Iceland and PNG (Papua New Guinea).

August 29, 2014 – Major Volcanic Eruption in PNG AND Iceland: A MAJOR volcanic eruption in Papua New Guinea this morning could disrupt flights to and from Australia. The Volcanic Ash Advisory Centre in Darwin is monitoring the ash cloud … Continue reading

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Major Volcanic Eruption in PNG!

August 29, 2014 – Major Volcanic Eruption in PNG: A MAJOR volcanic eruption in Papua New Guinea this morning could disrupt flights to and from Australia. The Volcanic Ash Advisory Centre in Darwin is monitoring the ash cloud from Tavurcur … Continue reading

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Picture of the Day – Moose in the Mist!

August 29, 2014 – Picture of the Day: Moose in the mist. There was a heavy fog in the river valley this morning in Seedskadee National Wildlife Refuge in Wyoming. This large Bull Moose was spotted eating his breakfast of … Continue reading

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Picture of the Day – That is How to Relax!

August 28, 2014 – Picture of the Day: Great Smoky Mountains National Park contains some of the largest tracts of wilderness in the East and is a critical sanctuary for a wide variety of animals. Protected in the park are … Continue reading

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Picture of the Day – Eagletail Mountains Wilderness Area.

August 27, 2014 – Picture of the Day: The 97,880-acre Eagletail Mountains Wilderness is about 65 miles west of Phoenix, Arizona, in Maricopa, Yuma, and LaPaz counties. The wilderness includes 15 miles of the Eagletail Mountains ridgeline and Courthouse Rock … Continue reading

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Picture of the Day – Tuolumne Meadows Wilderness Center.

August 26, 2014 – Picture of the Day: Happy 98th birthday to the National Park Service! We’re celebrating this week by highlighting some of the amazing wilderness managed by the National Park Service, Bureau of Land Management and the U.S. … Continue reading

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A Jolt in Northern California!

August 25, 2014 – A Jolt in Northern California: Early Sunday morning, Franz Oehler’s house blew apart. “My girlfriend and I were thrown straight in the air, and the windows exploded,” said Mr. Oehler, a 44-year-old creative director, whose home … Continue reading

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Magnitude 7.0 earthquake hits Peru | Fox News

August 24, 2014 – Massive 7.0 Earthquake Hits Central Peru: A large 7-magnitude earthquake has struck a sparsely populated area of central Peru, the U.S. Geological Survey said Sunday. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. The seismological service … Continue reading

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