The Burnt Cape is a limestone barren headland on the extreme northwest of the Northern Peninsula of Newfoundland, Canada. The prevailing harsh cold climate and calcareousSoils which are high in limestone content...
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Extraterrestrial soilsLast Updated on 2013-05-20 at 04:04
Extraterrestrial soils may be defined as any of the solid granular crustal features of planets and moon other than those soils on planet Earth. Despite four decades of space... More »
Dead SeaLast Updated on 2013-05-13 at 23:29
The Dead Sea is a hypersaline lake that forms part of the border between Jordan from Israel, and that has no outlet and only one principal source, the Jordan River.
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Molucca SeaLast Updated on 2013-05-13 at 23:02
The Molucca Sea (also Molukka Sea) is a semi-enclosed sea, surrounded by a variety of islands belonging to Indonesia, most significantly the island of Sulawesi (Celebes)... More »
CadmiumLast Updated on 2013-05-04 at 14:10
Cadmium is a very soft, silvery-white metallic element. Its atomic number is 48, with the atomic symbol Cd. It is so soft that it can be cut with a knife. Cadmium... More »
What’s in Yellowstone’s Future?Last Updated on 2013-04-16 at 14:22
Steam Explosions, Earthquakes, and Volcanic
Eruptions—What’s in Yellowstone’s Future?
Yellowstone, one of the world’s... More »
Draa RiverLast Updated on 2013-04-11 at 15:15
The Draa River of Morocco rised in the High Atlas Mountains and flows to the Atlantic Ocean. Even though the Draa Basin is sparsely populated compared to world standards, the... More »