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Image: Virunga Mountains

This Sentinel-1 radar composite image features the Virunga Mountains in East Africa: a chain of volcanoes stretching across Rwanda's northern border with Uganda and east into the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

dateNov 11, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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Australia to shut sub-Antarctic research station

Australia will close its permanent station at Macquarie Island almost seven decades after establishing the sub-Antarctic research facility, officials said Tuesday, citing environmental contamination concerns and ageing infrastructure.

dateSep 13, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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