Archive: ‘World’ Category

Triangle Island Ecological Reserve B.C

September 16th, 2014
Triangle Island Ecological Reserve B.C

Triangle Island Ecological Reserve B.C, Ecological Reserves are areas in British Columbia selected to preserve representative and special natural ecosystems, plant and animal species, features, and phenomena. Ecological Reserves provide the highest level of protection for the maintenance of physical and biological diversity while allowing for research and educational activities. Anne Vallee (Triangle Island) Ecological […]

Threat Level Raised

September 14th, 2014
Threat Level Raised

Threat Level Raised, Australia’s terrorist alert level has been raised to high, meaning the risk of an attack is likely, but authorities say they do not know of a “specific” plot or target. It takes the level from medium, when an attack “could” happen, but stops short of the highest warning level of extreme, when […]

Mesoamerican Pyramids

September 14th, 2014
Mesoamerican Pyramids

Mesoamerican Pyramids, Mesoamerican pyramids, pyramid-shaped structures, are an important part of ancient Mesoamerican architecture. These structures were usually step pyramids with temples on top – more akin to the ziggurats of Mesopotamia than to the pyramids of Ancient Egypt. The Mesoamerican region’s largest pyramid by volume – indeed, the largest in the world by volume […]

Triangle Island, Canada

September 14th, 2014
Triangle Island, Canada

Triangle Island, Canada, Triangle Island is a small island, approximately 119 hectares (290 acres) in area, The island takes its name from its triangular appearance on sea navigation charts. A lighthouse existed on the island from 1909 to 1919 but was abandoned due to severe fog. The island is otherwise uninhabited and unimproved, aside from […]

Robert Wilhelm Bunsen

September 14th, 2014
Robert Wilhelm Bunsen

Robert Wilhelm Bunsen, Robert Wilhelm Eberhard Bunsen (30 March 1811 – 16 August 1899) was a German chemist. He investigated emission spectra of heated elements, and discovered caesium (in 1860) and rubidium (in 1861) with Gustav Kirchhoff. Bunsen developed several gas-analytical methods, was a pioneer in photochemistry, and did early work in the field of […]

Mammoth Hot Springs, Yellowstone National Park

September 14th, 2014
Mammoth Hot Springs, Yellowstone National Park

Mammoth Hot Springs, Yellowstone National Park, Mammoth Hot Springs is a large complex of hot springs on a hill of travertine in Yellowstone National Park adjacent to Fort Yellowstone and the Mammoth Hot Springs Historic District. It was created over thousands of years as hot water from the spring cooled and deposited calcium carbonate (over […]