Archive: 07/07/2009

The Amazon River is 11 million years old

The Amazon River originated as a transcontinental river around 11 million years ago and took its present shape approximately 2.4 million years ago. These are the most significant results of a study on two boreholes drilled ...

dateJul 07, 2009 in Earth Sciences
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Smallest salamander in U.S. discovered

( -- Researchers from the University of Georgia Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources weren’t looking for anything new when they went exploring in the northeast part of the state. But they ended up ...

dateJul 07, 2009 in Plants & Animals
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