By: Mac Pike
Angel Falls, located in the eastern or Kamarata Valley region of Venezuela, is the tallest waterfall in the world by far. The falls tumble 3,212 feet into the valley from the great rift mountain, Auyántepui, with an unimpeded drop of 2,663 feet...
By: Christyl Rivers
Diversity is a word that is central to sustainability. Nature's solution to create abundance has diversity at the core. Diversified farm systems, DFS, offer several different trends in diversity. In many cases it is simply reintroduction of farming wisdom that has worked for thousands of...
By: Afreen Ahamed
The Angel Falls in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, plummeting from an altitude of 979 meters (3,212 ft), is the world’s highest waterfall. The water cascades from the top of the Auyantepui Mountain (Devils Mountain), a spectacular table-top mountain formation. The Angel Falls...
How the Angel Falls of Venezuela were discovered and named
By: Robin Lamb
Angel Falls is the tallest waterfall in the world. Hidden away in a region of south-eastern Venezuela that is so remote it is still known as “The Lost World,” the falls are 979 meters high, with a clear drop of 807 meters. Although...
By: Robin Lamb
Scientists may at last have uncovered the truth behind a mystery that is 65 million years old. According to findings presented at the 44th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference in Texas, a research team from Dartmouth College in New Hampshire claims that the dinosaurs, and...
By: David Thackston
Marine slump deposits are masses of coherent material that have been deposited along a ridge or geographical formation. These slumps are often the product of seismic activity, as well as heating and cooling that results in geologic distortions. Slumps often have distinct geologic markers, including...
By: David Thackston
Early oceanographers from the Scandinavian countries would have included the Vikings as well as the Norsemen from the regions now known as the countries of Norway, Sweden, Iceland and Denmark, as well as much of Finland. Explorers from this region navigated the North Atlantic centuries...
A guide to ocean habitats
By: Jose Juan Gutierrez
The ocean provides a variety of habitats where marine organisms can thrive. An ocean habitat is the environment where a number of organisms can live. Ocean habitats are usually divided into two distinct habitats; the coastal habitat and the open ocean habitat. Within these marine...
By: Colette Georgii
Today the North Sea is located northwest of central Europe and is touched by the shores of Great Britain, Norway, Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium and the northern tip of France. The geological formation of the North Sea happened millions of years ago during four...
Dangers of winter storms
By: Sam Smart
Winter storms can be dangerous. Not only do they bring snow, they sometimes bring freezing rain, sleet, and very blustery conditions. They pose hazardous conditions for anyone, especially on roads. The dangers of winter storms vary. Driving in the heavy snow is hazardous; you might...

 

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