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Video Gallery – Ancient Artifacts

In West Africa, the tradition of bronze casting reached its peak during the great kingdoms periods. The difficult cire perdue technique was used for the creation of different items made of bronze. This lost-wax casting technique is the process of duplicating metal sculpture

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Cerro Escorial Mountain Photo by Gerhard Haubold

Mountain photo from Cerro Escorial: Cerro Escorial, taken at 4:46 pm 13 Jan 2012 by Gerhard Haubold

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Travel

A guide book or travel guide is a book of information about a place, designed for the use of visitors or tourists. An early example is Thomas West's, guide to the Lake District published in 1778.Thomas West, an English clergyman, popularized the idea of walking

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What does cow heart taste like?

The cow's heart is the size of a human head. It's about 2 pounds of flesh, but could be mistaken for steak when its flash fried. It tastes beefy, slightly gamey, and very mineral-rich — like a kidney, but milder. You can grill it, make it into a burger, make tacos, or put it in a stew.

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Injuries reported after eruption on Manam Moto

Aug 08, 2015The Rabaul Volcano Observatory reported an eruption on Manam Motu, a volcanic island 13 km off the north coast of Papua New Guinea on Friday 31 July 2015, which started at about 11.30 am local time, which resulted in fragments of scoria (a form of basaltic rock) up to 20 cm in diameter landing in the villages of Warisi and Baliau, where two people were reportedly knocked unconscious after

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African Historical Sites Natural Wonders

Jan 04, 2014The Tomb of Askia is a magnificent example of how the local traditions have adapted to the exigences of Islam in creating an architectural structure unique across the West African Sahel. The Tomb is the most important and best conserved vestige of the powerful and rich Songhai Empire that extended through West Africa in the 15th and 16th centuries.

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Tridymite: Mineral information, data and localities.

Tridymite is a low pressure, mostly high-temperature-stable polymorph of silica that can also form or persist metastably at low temperatures. The high-temperature form occurs most notably as vapour-deposited, platey crystals in vesicles in some volcanic rocks, also rarely as phenocrysts in some felsic volcanics, or as a contact metamorphic material in some hornfels.

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Tanzania introduced to alternative source

Jun 12, 2017The new technology dubbed, Okoa Mazingira na Pesa (OMAP), which means save the environment and money, uses scoria basalt extrusive rocks as a source of energy to fuel cooking stoves. Speaking to local media the Citizen, Liberty Group head Shabani Juma, said the stove uses at least five scoria basalt stones that can be fitted in a metallic built

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Saale

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Regions

During lunch, while the ship is on reposition to West Point Island, watch for Peale's dolphins and the distinctive black and white markings of the Commerson's dolphin as Silver Explorer approaches the island and anchorage. Upon arrival, photographic opportunities are everywhere as you walk across rolling moorland and admire colonies of

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Best ways to give back on Giving Tuesday

Apr 12, 2021Scoria World: Donates 10 meals through Feeding Children Everywhere with every yoga mat purchase. Scoria World manufactures high-quality, cork yoga mats and accessories. Ever since the brand began its partnership with Feed the Children, they have donated over 100,000 meals to children in developing or underserved communities around the world.

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IAVCEI

Volcanic Line, West Africa. Applied Geochem 16:323-338! • Aka FT, Nagao K, Kusakabe M, Sumino H, Tanyileke G, Ateba B, Hell J (2004) Symmetrical helium isotope distribution on the Cameroon Volcanic Line, West Africa. Chem Geol 203:205-223! • Barberi F, Chelini W, Marinelli G, Martini M (1989) The gas cloud of Lake Nyos (Cameroon, 1986):

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Urbanization and its implications for food and farming

Robineau O and Dugu P (2018) A socio-geographical approach to the diversity of urban agriculture in a West African city, Landscape and Urban Planning, 10.1016/j.landurbplan.2017.09.010, 170, (48-58), Online publication date: 1-Feb-2018.

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Global Volcanism Program

The Mungo River runs from N to S across the right side of this Landsat image. The largest maar, Barombi Mbo, lies just west of the brown-colored area of the town of Kumba, and Barombi Koto is at the lower left. A large number of scoria cones, including the young cone of

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Iron from a submarine source impacts the productive layer

Jun 13, 2018In contrast, west of 170 W, the WTSP waters represent a high DFe, high SST (28 C during austral summer conditions) ecosystem receiving

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Sciency Thoughts: Recent eruptions on Mount Etna.

Jul 24, 2011Recent eruptions on Mount Etna. On the 4th of July 2011 loud explosions were heard from a pit crater on the eastern flank of Mount Etna's southeastern cone (Etna has four cones, the southeast cone in the newest having only formed in 1978). That evening the cone was seen to be glowing, and over the next two days a series of small Strombolian

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Morpho

The CVL is a major tectonic feature in West-Central Africa that runs SW-NE following a major left-lateral fault system that extends for more than 2000 km, from Pagalu Island into West-Central Africa . The origin, geology, structure and petrology of the CVL have been discussed by several authors: [35,47-51].

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The development of magmatism along the Cameroon

1 Overview. The Cameroon Volcanic Line (CVL) lies to the north of the Congo Craton in West Africa and straddles the continent-ocean boundary (Figure 1).Unlike Hawaii, the archetypal example of a linear hotspot chain, the CVL displays no clear age progression along its length [e.g., Fitton and Dunlop, 1985; Fitton, 1987; Poudjom Djomani et al., 1997], thus rendering it difficult to explain by

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Polymagmatic Processes at Monogenetic

Ocean off the coast of west Africa into the heart of the continent (Figure 1). Although several volcanoes along 2004). Basaltic lava flows, scoria cones and trachy-phonolitic plugs have been mapped (Temdjim et al., 2003) and some bearing ultramafic xenoliths from the mantle (Temdjim et al., 2010; Nkouandou Temdjim, 2011). Hydro-magmatic

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What is the biggest lake in South Africa

Where is the only natural lake in South Africa? Lake Chrissie, Afrikaans Chrissiesmeer, shallow freshwater lake, Mpumalanga province, South Africa. It measures about 6 miles (9 km) long and 2 miles (3 km) wide and has a circumference of 14 miles (25 km).

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Sacred ground; the Maips necropolis of north‐west Gran

of north-west Africa, between 2925′N and 2737′N and 1810′W and 1320′W. The seven Canary Islands are of different ages and relate to a mantle plume, as summarized in 2015 by Troll and colleagues in this journal (see Further reading) (Fig. 1). Typically, three main classes of volcanic rocks are observed in the Canaries: (1) mafic

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Asobo Asaah

Upper Triassic mafic dykes of Lake Nyos, Cameroon (West Africa) I: K-Ar age evidence within the context of Cameroon Line and scoria cone deposits. Major and trace elements are used to characterize geochemically each of the different pre-maar and maar units that integrate the Alchichica volcano, allowing to investigate the source composition

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What is a rebab?

Jun 04, 2013Professor Lynn Townsend White, Jr. wrote: Segmental gears first clearly appear in Al-Jazari, in the West they emerge in Giovanni de Dondi's astronomical clock finished in

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Multiphase alkaline basalts of

Jan 01, 2013Gabal Al-Haruj (1,200 m) in the central Libya occupies about 45,000 [km.sup.2], representing one of the largest volcanic provinces in West Africa. It is represented by the northern AlHaruj Al-Aswad and the southern Al-Haruj Al-Abyad Mountains.

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El Escorial, Spain

El Escorial, begun 1563, near Madrid, Spain (photo: Vvlacenko, CC BY-SA 3.0) Located near Madrid, San Lorenzo de El Escorial is an imposing architectural complex that is arguably the most ambitious monument constructed during the Renaissance in Spain. Construction started in 1563 after King Philip II of Spain decided to commission a funerary

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El marido de Teresa Romero: Se han

Oct 26, 2014El marido de Teresa Romero, la primera infectada de bola fuera de frica, Javier Limn, ha denunciado que se han "redo" de ellos en su "cara" y que les han tratado como "escoria", por lo que ha avisado de que "esto no va a quedar as", segn ha informado al diario 'El Mundo'.

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Volcanism Volcanic Landforms UPSC Notes

African plateau – Gold, Diamond, copper, manganese, (rock fragments ejected from a volcano), scoria (basaltic lava ejected as fragments from a volcano, typically with a frothy texture), pumice and volcanic bombs. Composite Cones. an only active volcano of west Africa. Madagascar – some volcano cones but not active volcanoes;

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Mountain of Greatness

Jul 03, 2015Mountain of Greatness – DVP # 7. Carl / 03/07/2015. Mount Fako, old lava flows. Wikimedia Commons. Few volcanoes on the planet represent such an awesome sight as the majestic Mount Cameroon. It stretches from the edge of the Atlantic at Bakingili Beach and reaches an astounding height of 4040 meters. Due to its prominence it is regularly

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Regions

Climb to the summit of this 360-foot-high volcanic wonderland of spatter and scoria cones and tuff formations, well-worth the effort for the stunning view. Africa All Africa Botswana Egypt Ethiopia Morocco Namibia Rwanda Seychelles South Africa Tanzania Uganda West Africa Zambia Zimbabwe. Asia All Asia Bali Borneo Cambodia China Indonesia

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Refractory Gold Ore Treatment Methods

Jul 14, 2016Provided the roasting is carefully done, the scoria remaining, which contains the gold, also contains a residual amount of antimony which still stands in the way of normal cyaniding, as the gold is, if anything, still more intimately associated with it. In West Africa, a post-treatment was given following usual cyanide practice by

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The Pantheon (Rome)

The Pantheon, Rome, c. 125. The eighth wonder of the ancient world. The Pantheon in Rome is a true architectural wonder. Described as the "sphinx of the Campus Martius"—referring to enigmas presented by its appearance and history, and to the location in Rome where it was built—to visit it today is to be almost transported back to the Roman Empire itself.

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Volcanic Activity

the f act that Lake Nyos lies within the Oku Volcanic Field, which consists of Scoria (Cinder) cones and Volcanic Maars. It also shares the same volcanic line as Mt.

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