Lightning Strike Kills More Than 300 Reindeer In Norway
STOCKHOLM (AP) — More than 300 wild reindeer have been killed by lightning in central Norway. The Norwegian Environment Agency has released eerie
There's A Mysterious Sound Coming From The Caribbean That's So Loud It Can Be Heard From Space
The "Rossby whistle" is many octaves below the range of human hearing. In what sounds like a plot device from a science fiction movie involving sea monsters and aliens, a strange sound is coming out o...
16th Century Mexican Church Re-Emerges From Underwater
The ruins of a 16th century colonial church re-emerge from a reservoir in Mexico due to lack of rain. The ruins of a 16th century colonial church have re-emerged from a reservoir due to the lack of ...
Skies Opened Like The End Of Times In Escazu, Costa Rica!-Video
Today, in Escazu Costa Rica - the skies opened up as if it were the end of times - It was truly a beautiful glimpse of what God and mother nature has in store.
Welcome To Transfagarasan
The Transfăgărășan (trans (over, across) + Făgăraș) or DN7C is the second-highest paved road in Romania after Transalpina. It starts near the village of Bascov, located near the city of Pitesti, endin...
22 Rare Natural Phenomena That Happen on Earth
Events that are so rare and beautiful that they may seem unbelievable at first but they do happen..for real. 
Polynya
A polynya /pəˈlɪnjə/ is an area of open water surrounded by sea ice. It is now used as geographical term for an area of unfrozen sea within the ice pack. It is a loanword from Russian: полынья (po...
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Lightning Strike Kills More Than 300 Reindeer In Norway
STOCKHOLM (AP) — More than 300 wild reindeer have been killed by lightning in central Norway. The Norwegian Environment Agency has released eerie
Mutual Pact of Succession
The Mutual Pact of Succession (Latin: Pactum Mutuae Successionis) was a succession device secretly signed by Archdukes Joseph and Charles of Austria, the future Emperors of the Holy Roman Empire, in 1...
Hibernia
Hibernia is the Classical Latin name for the island of Ireland. The name Hibernia was taken from Greek geographical accounts. During his exploration of northwest Europe (c. 320 BC), Pytheas of Massi...
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Harrat al Birk
Harrat al Birk is an ancient lava field located along Saudi Arabia's Red Sea coastline.
Harrat al Birk - Wikipedia
Potamal
Potamal is a technical geographical term of limnology and hydrology of the lower stretches of a stream or river. It describes the overall habitat, stability and ecology of the biomass.
Geocoding
Geocoding (sometimes called forward geocoding) is the process of enriching a description of a location, most typically a postal address or place name, with geographic coordinates from spatial referenc...
History of modern Macedonia
In the 19th century, the national revival in the Balkans began; national and religious antagonism flared, and conflict was heightened by the Ottoman policy of playing one group against the other. Mean...
History of modern Macedonia - Wikipedia
Portuguese succession crisis of 1580
The Portuguese succession crisis of 1580 (Portuguese: Crise de sucessão de 1580) came about as a result of the death of young King Sebastian I of Portugal in the Battle of Alcácer Quibir in 1578. ...
Yedoma
Yedoma is an organic-rich (about 2% carbon by mass) Pleistocene-age permafrost with ice content of 50–90% by volume. The amount of carbon trapped in this type of permafrost is much more prevalent than...
Doldrums
The doldrums is a colloquial expression derived from historical maritime usage, in which it refers to those parts of the Atlantic Ocean and the Pacific Ocean affected by the Intertropical Convergence ...
Netherlands (toponymy)
More than one name is used to refer to the Netherlands, both in English and in other languages. Some of these names refer to different, but overlapping geographical, linguistic and political areas of ...
Netherlands (toponymy) - Wikipedia
Harrat Lunayyir
Harrat Lunayyir is a lava field in northwestern Saudi Arabia. In 2009 there were swarms of small earthquakes in the area; 2289 people were evacuated from the area. Fissures opened on the surface, and ...
Harrat Lunayyir - Wikipedia
Geography
Geography (from Greek γεωγραφία, geographia, lit. "earth description") is a field of science dedicated to the study of the lands, the features, the inhabitants, and the phenomena of the Earth. A liter...
Geography - Wikipedia
Caledonia
Caledonia is the Latin name given by the Romans to the land in today's Scotland north of their province of Britannia, beyond the frontier of their empire. The etymology of the name is probably from a ...
Caledonia - Wikipedia
Theron v Master
In Theron v The Master, an important case in the South African law of succession, Mr and Mrs Theron were married in community of property. Mr Theron died and left certain property to his grandson in a...
Theron v Master - Wikipedia
Trailhead
A trailhead is the point at which a trail begins, where the trail is often intended for hiking, biking, horseback riding, or off-road vehicles. Modern trailheads often contain rest rooms, maps, sign p...
Trailhead - Wikipedia
Dry point
In geography, a dry point is an area of firm or flood-free ground in an area of wetland, marsh or flood plains. The term typically applies to settlements, and dry point settlements were common in his...
Dry point - Wikipedia
Land claim
Land claims are a legal declaration of desired control over areas of property including bodies of water. The phrase is usually only used with respect to disputed or unresolved land claims. Some types ...
Terminology of the British Isles
Various terms are used to describe the different (and sometimes overlapping) geographical and political areas of the islands of Great Britain, Ireland, and the smaller islands which surround them. Th...
Terminology of the British Isles - Wikipedia
Geographical segregation
Geographical segregation exists whenever the proportions of population rates of two or more populations are not homogenous throughout a defined space. Populations can be considered any plant or animal...