Category Archives: Argentina

A Powerful 7.3 Magnitude Earthquake Struck Near the South Sandwich Islands.

July 15, 2013 – A Very Powerful 7.3 Magnitude Earthquake Struck Near the South Sandwich Islands (see map): A 7.3 magnitude earthquake hit south of Bristol Island in the South Sandwich Islands. No tsunami alert exists. The considerable 7.3 magnitude … Continue reading

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6,372 Years of Global Volcanic Eruptions.

July 12, 2013 – 6,372 Years of Global Volcanic Eruptions: I downloaded all volcanic eruptions, from 4360 B.C. to 2012 A.D.; which is a total of 6,372 years. I graphed the volcanic eruptions by VEI (Volcanic Explosive Index), which is … Continue reading

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Major Global Earthquakes Over the Last 2,000 Years.

June 27, 2013 – Major Global Earthquakes Over the last 2,000 Years: The world map above was produced from the NOAA website. It reflects all global earthquakes greater than or equal to 7.0 magnitude. To interpret the map, use the following … Continue reading

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Drought Kills 102 in Bolivia.

June 20, 2013 – Drought Kills 102 in Bolivia: Bolivia has declared a state of emergency following a nationwide drought. Pictured above, the Pampa in Bolivia. The Pampas (meaning “plain”) are fertile South American lowlands, covering more than 750,000 km2 … Continue reading

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In Latin America, Prisons Condemned to Crisis – NYTimes.com

June 8, 2013 – “I’d Rather be Dead than Here:”  So said a prisoner at one of Latin America‘s notoriously over crowed prisons.  The grisly prison conditions in Latin America (and South America) are responsible for 360 that were killed in a … Continue reading

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Copahue Volcano Eruption Puts Chile and Argentina on Red Alert.

May 28, 2013 – Chile, Argentina on red alert over Copahue volcano: Chilean and Argentine officials issued a red alert Monday for the increasingly active Copahue volcano bordering the two countries and ordered the evacuation of about 3,000 people. Chilean … Continue reading

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World Tree Map – For the First Time.

May 6, 2013 – Global Map of Forest Height (above): Produced from NASA’s ICESAT/GLAS, MODIS and TRMM sensors. The map will advance scientists understanding of Earth’s forest habitats and their role in Earth’s carbon cycle. A NASA-led science team has … Continue reading

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Pacific Ocean Region Map of Volcanoes, Impact Craters and Earthquakes over the past 2,000 years.

March 2, 2013 – Pacific Ocean Region Map of Volcanoes, Impact Craters and Earthquakes: The map above reflects significant volcanoes, impact craters and earthquakes, over the last 2,000 years. The tectonic plate boundaries are shown; with red representing divergent (spreading) … Continue reading

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Global Futures and Options Volume by Category.

February 5, 2013 – Global Futures and Options Volume by Category in Billions of Contracts: The figures above reflect the total number of contracts traded, over the last six months, in billions of contracts on all world futures and options … Continue reading

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40 Years of Global Earthquakes by Region.

February 3, 2013 – 40 Years of Global Earthquakes by Region: The chart above reflects global earthquakes, greater than or equal to 7.0 magnitude, by five regions of the world over the last 40 years. The SW (south-west) Pacific was the … Continue reading

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