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  • A potent threat of major earthquake off California's northern coast

    03/13/2014 9:34:45 PM PDT · by John W · 32 replies
    latimes.com ^ | March 12, 2014 | Rong-Gong Lin II and Rosanna Xia
    If a 9.0 earthquake were to strike along California's sparsely populated North Coast, it would have a catastrophic ripple effect. A giant tsunami created by the quake would wash away coastal towns, destroy U.S. 101 and cause $70 billion in damage over a large swath of the Pacific coast. More than 100 bridges would be lost, power lines toppled and coastal towns isolated. Residents would have as few as 15 minutes notice to flee to higher ground, and as many as 10,000 would perish. For years, scientists believed the largest earthquake the area could produce was magnitude 7.5. But scientists...
  • 6.9 earthquake strikes off Northern California coast

    03/09/2014 11:34:50 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 25 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | March 9, 2014, 11:21 p.m. | Shelby Grad
    A magnitude 6.9 earthquake occurred off the coast of Eureka in Northern California on Sunday night, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. The temblor hit at 10:18 p.m. 50 miles west of Eureka in Humboldt County. According to the USGS, the earthquake was felt over a large swath of the North Coast as well as other parts of Northern California. …
  • Heavy rains cause flooding, serious injury (Israel)

    11/24/2013 3:45:44 PM PST · by Jack Hydrazine · 6 replies
    The Times of Israel ^ | 18NOV2013 | Lazar Berman
    Heavy rains hit Israel Monday, causing floods and one serious injury. The coastal plain and western Negev were hardest hit, seeing 20-40 centimeters (8-15 inches) of precipitation. Flooding was reported in the southern coastal plain in Sderot, Rishon Lezion, Ashdod and Ashkelon, among other locales. In the western Negev town of Ofakim, the flooding caused a wall to collapse, seriously injuring a 56-year-old man. He was knocked out, falling with his head in a puddle. The man was transported in critical condition to Soroka Medical Center in Beersheba. Israel is not expecting additional heavy rain over the next few days.
  • Strong Pakistani Earthquake Creates New Island Off Country's Coast

    09/24/2013 11:22:21 AM PDT · by Rusty0604 · 22 replies
    Zerohedge ^ | 09/24/2013 | Tyler Durden
    As reported earlier, Pakistan and India were both shaken by a strong 7.8 magnitude earthquake with numerous aftershocks. While the damage and the casualties from the quake are not fully known yet although according to Raza news agency the latest death toll is at 45, one quite stunning development has emerged, quite literally, out of the sea. As Pakistani's The News reports, an entire island emerged off the country's Gwadar coast in the aftermath of the quake. "According to DIG Gwadar Moazzam Jah, the island's altitude is 20 to 40 feet and width around 100 feet. Talking to Geo news,...
  • North Korea seen moving mid-range missile to east coast: reports

    04/03/2013 7:21:22 PM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 120 replies
    Reuters ^ | 2013/04/03
    North Korea seen moving mid-range missile to east coast: reports SEOUL | Wed Apr 3, 2013 9:13pm EDT (Reuters) - North Korea has moved what appears to be a mid-range Musudan missile to its east coast, South Korea's Yonhap news agency said on Thursday, quoting multiple government sources privy to intelligence from U.S. and South Korean authorities. It was not clear if the missile was mounted with a warhead or whether the North was planning to fire it or was just putting it on display as a show of force, one South Korean government source was quoted as saying.
  • Russia Sends Warships To Gaza Coast

    11/24/2012 10:21:24 PM PST · by Nachum · 8 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 11/24/12 | Tyler Durden
    For the entire 8 day duration of Operation Pillar of Defense, there was one major geopolitical player who had been largely quiet and certainly absent from the scene: the same player whose unflinching position over the Syria conflict has so far prevented any intervention in the civil war torn country: Russia. The same Russia which has a military base in the Syrian port city of Tarsus, and thus in its own eyes, a very substantial "national interest" role to play in the middle east, one that is certainly opposing that of the US and the pro-NATO forces, a tension that...
  • As Coasts Rebuild and U.S. Pays, Repeatedly, the Critics Ask Why

    11/19/2012 9:25:04 AM PST · by Theoria · 35 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 18 Nov 2012 | JUSTIN GILLIS and FELICITY BARRINGER
    DAUPHIN ISLAND, Ala. — Even in the off season, the pastel beach houses lining a skinny strip of sand here are a testament to the good life. They are also a monument to the generosity of the federal government. The western end of this Gulf Coast island has proved to be one of the most hazardous places in the country for waterfront property. Since 1979, nearly a dozen hurricanes and large storms have rolled in and knocked down houses, chewed up sewers and water pipes and hurled sand onto the roads. Yet time and again, checks from Washington have allowed...
  • Michelle Obama Solicited Campaign Contributions As Sandy Pummeled East Coast

    10/30/2012 8:41:38 PM PDT · by chessplayer · 18 replies
    While Sandy pummeled the East Coast Monday night, Michelle Obama was soliciting campaign contributions from folks affected by the storm. The following was sent at 7:44 PM via email to voters in North Carolina and Virginia just around the time Sandy made landfall: From: Michelle Obama > Subject: I know we've asked a lot of you, but we're almost there To: Date: Monday, October 29, 2012, 7:44 PM Friend -- There's still time to meet Barack and get two of the best seats in the house on Election Night. If you make a donation today, you'll be automatically entered to...
  • Combative Romney team hits Obama coast-to-coast

    06/01/2012 7:26:34 AM PDT · by pistolpackinpapa · 17 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | May 31, 2012 | Byron York
    In the course of a couple of hours Thursday, the Romney campaign sent out unmistakable signals that it intends to fight the guerilla warfare of a presidential campaign with a new aggressiveness and combativeness. The first signal came in Boston, where top Obama adviser David Axelrod organized an anti-Romney event on the steps of the Massachusetts state house. The event, which Team Obama wanted to keep under wraps until shortly before it happened, was to feature remarks from Axelrod and Democratic state officeholders who would attack Romney's record as governor from 2003 to 2007. But it didn't work out as...
  • U.S. delays drilling off Virginia's coast to at least 2017

    03/22/2012 12:13:54 PM PDT · by Nachum · 12 replies · 1+ views
    Times-Dispatch ^ | 3/22/12 | Olympia Meola
    Offshore drilling has been pushed further onto Virginia's horizon. U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar on Tuesday announced the oil and gas leasing plan for 2012-2017, and Virginia did not make the list. The proposed program includes 15 potential lease sales, with 12 in the Gulf of Mexico and three off Alaska. Virginia's lease sale was scheduled for 2011, but the federal government delayed it until at least 2017 after the April-July 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, the worst offshore spill in U.S. history. Gov. Bob McDonnell, who wanted to use the millions that...
  • Ivory Coast: Muslims crucify Christian brothers

    06/30/2011 3:56:56 PM PDT · by Nachum · 14 replies
    Jiihad Watch | 6/30/11 | Robert
    "The punishment of those who wage war against Allah and His Messenger, and strive with might and main for mischief through the land is: execution, or crucifixion, or the cutting off of hands and feet from opposite sides, or exile from the land: that is their disgrace in this world, and a heavy punishment is theirs in the Hereafter." -- Qur'an 5:33 It looks as if these brothers' apparent support for the Christian Gbagbo over the Muslim Ouattara constituted "waging war against Allah and His Messenger." "Brothers crucified by Ouattara forces in Ivory Coast," from Barnabas Aid, June 8 (thanks...
  • Ouattara Forces Advance in Abidjan; Massacre Leaves 800 Dead (Muslim troops massacre Christians)

    04/03/2011 12:18:31 PM PDT · by Maelstorm · 31 replies
    http://www.businessweek.com ^ | April 4, 2011 | By Olivier Monnier, Pauline Bax and Franz Wild
    FORCES loyal to president-elect Alassane Ouattara have advanced into Ivory Coast's commercial capital Abidjan, as aid agencies said at least 800 people were killed in a massacre outside the city. The Republican Forces control more than 90 per cent of Abidjan, said militia spokesman Meite Sindou yesterday. Gunfire continued in the Plateau district, the site of the presidential palace. The Red Cross said the massacre took place in the western town of Duekoue as Mr Ouattara's troops moved towards Abidjan to try to oust incumbent leader Laurent Gbagbo. Advertisement: Story continues below The massacre occurred on March 29 and is...
  • Jim Berkland Quake Series And March 19 Moon

    03/16/2011 10:21:47 PM PDT · by Sprite518 · 51 replies
    Your World With Neil Cavuto (youtube) ^ | 3/15/2011 | Jim Berkland
    FYI for Freepers on the West Coast only... Possible Earthquake on the West Coast starting Saturday to the following Saturday.
  • Geology Picture of the Week, February 6-12, 2011: Anonymous Arch, and a Bonus

    02/11/2011 11:23:12 PM PST · by cogitator · 14 replies
    Flickr ^ | ?? | ??
    Well, I'm slightly stumped. I lost the URL address where I found this (on Flickr - I just kept the URL for the picture itself). It's a nice sea arch, on the Island of Capri I think, but I'm not sure. So heck, if anyone can confirm that's where it's located, knock yourself out. Click for 2x. BONUS: I can't link to these in the grand tradition of the Geology Picture of the Week, but you can peruse them and save any of them that you like. Some of the lava lake surface pictures are very abstract. Nyiragongo lava lake,...
  • Official: Preserving Gulf Coast a big undertaking

    01/06/2011 11:57:51 AM PST · by Nachum · 7 replies
    miami herald ^ | 1/6/11 | ap, CAIN BURDEAU
    NEW ORLEANS -- A White House appointee says preserving a Gulf Coast ecosystem damaged by decades of erosion and months of crude oil that gushed from a deep-sea well off Louisiana will be an enormous undertaking, the "grandaddy" of restoration projects. "I have been involved in many ecosystem restoration projects, but this is the grandaddy of them all," said John Hankinson, a veteran of restoration projects in Florida. Hankinson was appointed in October as executive director of the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force, a group that will recommend how to use the heavy fines likely to confront energy company...
  • Geology Pictures of the Week, Dec. 26, 2010 - Jan. 1, 2011: Three for the End of the Year

    12/30/2010 8:35:35 PM PST · by cogitator · 13 replies · 171+ views
    National Geographic & Patrick Smith Photography | Various
    Since I have not managed to post every single week this week, I'm trying to finish the year strong. Hope you agree. Click for full size. Cave of Crystals Arizona Butte "Library of Ages" (Montana de Oro State Park, California)
  • Geology Pictures of this and Last Week, Nov. 28 - Dec. 11, 2010: All Over the Place

    12/09/2010 10:07:37 PM PST · by cogitator · 8 replies · 1+ views
    Various Sources
    Since I missed last week, here's a few places around the world of interest. Kamchatka volcanoes from the International Space Station (click for 2x) Go here for an image identifying the peaks: Kamchatka volcanoes Salt pond at Laguna Ojo de Liebre (Baja California). Click for 10x! (Laguna Ojo de Liebre is the gray whale calving area biosphere reserve.) Salt Point State Park, California (Patrick Smith Photography). Click for 2x.
  • Geology Picture of the Week, August 22-28, 2010: Where's this?

    08/28/2010 10:04:06 PM PDT · by cogitator · 13 replies
    This one might be really easy, because I imagine if you've seen this one you wouldn't forget where it is. But that would mean somebody actually saw this (or at least a picture of it indicating where it is). Anyway, it's one of the most picturesque sea arches I've ever seen. The other arch (bottom 2 pictures) is located nearby. Click all for full-size.
  • Geology Picture of Last Week, 08/15-21/2010: El ojo de aguja

    08/22/2010 9:46:38 PM PDT · by cogitator · 16 replies
    I'll do this a bit differently; click the image and go to where you can click on a bigger version. Text accompanying the first: Etretat is well known for its cliffs, including a famous natural arch, which some call "The needle's eye." These cliffs and the beach next to them, attracted many artists (Eugène Boudin, Gustave Courbet, Claude Monet). Étretat was the birthplace of Elie Halévy (1870-1937), philosopher and historian. In the French coast in the department of Seine-Maritime, Upper Normandy, are the spectacular cliffs of Etretat, only two hours from Paris by car. These are two views of the...
  • Obamas will vacation on Gulf Coast

    07/22/2010 12:51:36 PM PDT · by Nachum · 110 replies · 3+ views
    msnbc ^ | 7/22/10 | DARLENE SUPERVILLE
    WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama and his family will vacation on Florida's Gulf Coast next month, the White House said Thursday. The Obamas are scheduled to travel to the coast on Aug. 14 and stay the weekend. More details about precisely where they would stay were to be released later, the White House said. Obama has made four trips to the Gulf region, including one overnight stay, since an underwater well began spewing oil into the Gulf of Mexico in April. First lady Michelle Obama is making her second visit to the area on Friday.
  • Geology Picture of the Week, June 27-July 3, 2010: Alamere Falls, California

    06/30/2010 11:09:17 PM PDT · by cogitator · 5 replies
    I've always liked the rare and unique coastal waterfall. This one is Alamere Falls, on the Point Reyes National Seashore.
  • Geology Pictures of the Week, May 23-29, 2010: By the Seashore

    05/28/2010 9:20:20 PM PDT · by cogitator · 9 replies · 544+ views
    Flickr ^ | Hogne
    Norwegian coast (click for full size) Adriatic coast (click for full size) Another on the Adriatic, under moonlight
  • Obama Tells Gulf Coast Residents They're Not Alone

    05/28/2010 2:53:45 PM PDT · by Nachum · 19 replies · 379+ views
    aol ^ | 5/28/10 | Ben Nuckols and Greg Bluestein, ap
    COVINGTON, La. (May 28) - BP's chief executive cautioned Friday that it will be two more days before anyone knows if the latest fix attempt will stop the oil spewing into the sea, and President Barack Obama arrived on the Gulf Coast to tell residents they are not alone in dealing with it. The spill has already become the worst in U.S. history, and there are no guarantees the so-called "top kill" being tried for the first time 5,000 feet underwater will work.
  • The Night Beat: Obama To Lousiana Coast?

    04/30/2010 8:17:49 PM PDT · by varina davis · 11 replies · 432+ views
    The Atlantic ^ | April 30, 2010 | The Atlantic
    The Night Beat: Obama To Lousiana Coast? Apr 30 2010, 9:43 PM ET | Comment What matters tomorrow ... tonight. Read it and sleep. President Obama plans to visit the catastrophe zone off Lousiana's coast within the next 48 hours as SecDef Gates mobilizes the Lousiana National Guard and WH convenes a principal-level homeland security response meeting. Republicans begin to question speed of Obama's response. Hannity: "They did nothing for nine days." ... Why is this oil spill unlike other oil spills? Ecologist Willy Bramis notes that there's no ship hull here to limit the amount of oil that's spilled......
  • A: Oil Spill May Be 5X Previous Estimates, And Could Pass Exxon Valdez TOMORROW

    04/30/2010 1:47:12 PM PDT · by blam · 40 replies · 935+ views
    The Business Insider ^ | 4-30-2010 | Gus Lubin
    WHOA: Oil Spill May Be 5X Previous Estimates, And Could Pass Exxon Valdez TOMORROW Gus Lubin Apr. 30, 2010, 4:17 PM The Deepwater Horizon oil leak could be leaking at a rate of 25,000 barrels a day, five times yesterday's estimate. The leak rate is 25 times BP's initial estimate of 1,000 barrels per day. If the new numbers are correct, the Gulf of Mexico spill is will pass Exxon Valdez tomorrow. The 1989 spill involved 260,000 barrels of oil.[snip]
  • Obama’s Scheme to Gut the Coast Guard

    03/17/2010 8:08:42 AM PDT · by Nachum · 26 replies · 852+ views
    big government ^ | 3/17/10 | Ken Blackwell
    We should all know by now that the Obama administration’s plan to spend up to $200 million on civilian trials for terrorists is dangerous. It’s also wasteful. Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, is a site perfectly suited to such trials—and detentions. If not there, then Adak, in the middle of the Aleutians would do just fine. The Washington Post shows us why that $200 million is also a waste of money. The U.S. Coast Guard should play an important role in our homeland security. After all, that was the stated reason for moving the Coast Guard out of the U.S. Transportation Department...
  • Revealed: 50 oil tankers loitering off British coast as they lie in wait for fuel price hikes

    11/20/2009 10:03:17 AM PST · by autumnraine · 55 replies · 1,828+ views
    Daily Mail Online ^ | 11/20/2009 | David Derbyshire, Andrew Levy and Ray Massey
    More than 50 oil tankers are anchored off Britain - pieces in a game in which the only winners are market speculators. The losers are the millions of British motorists paying over the odds for their petrol and diesel. After yesterday's report in the Daily Mail on how several so-called 'oil shark' tankers were moored near the Devon coast, dozens more vessels were revealed to be loitering off-shore. Some are carrying aircraft fuel or fuel for homes. Others are empty, waiting to be restocked before setting off around the globe. But according to industry experts, a significant number are 'oil...
  • 3 great whites are ID’d off coast (BREAKING: Really big fish found in the ocean)

    09/06/2009 7:26:58 AM PDT · by Libloather · 51 replies · 22,137+ views
    Boston.com ^ | 9/06/09 | Meghan E. Irons
    3 great whites are ID’d off coastTags put on 2 sharks; some beaches closed By Meghan E. Irons Globe Staff / September 6, 2009 The fisherman had just one shot to mark the great white. Captain Bill Chaprales walked to the front of his 22-foot harpoon vessel, raised the 12-foot-long tagging pole, and threw it purposefully onto the back side of the enormous shark, which was 4 to 5 feet below the surface. Tagged. “He did it in one shot,’’ said state biologist Greg Skomal, whose team tagged two great whites yesterday. “We don’t swing the bat unless it’s a...
  • Geology Pictures of the Week, July 19-25, 2009: Striking Serene Seashores

    07/22/2009 3:49:16 PM PDT · by cogitator · 14 replies · 836+ views
    Various
    Just some striking and serene seashore shots. Bow Fiddle Rock, Scotland The rest of these were taken from Cave Rock on Sumner Beach, Christchurch, New Zealand. The last one shows what Cave Rock looks like; it's a Panoramio picture, so click for full-size.
  • Poll: Most coastal residents unprepared for hurricanes (or rising seas?)

    05/28/2009 6:07:24 PM PDT · by Libloather · 11 replies · 599+ views
    Miami Herald ^ | 5/28/09 | CURTIS MORGAN
    Poll: Most coastal residents unprepared for hurricanesMay 2009 hurricane awareness poll results BY CURTIS MORGAN Hurricanes may flood entire cities, rip off roofs and level trees every year, but when it comes to overcoming public apathy, they're stunningly powerless. Two-thirds of residents in Florida and other coastal states feel no threat from storms. More than half would not evacuate in the face of a major storm unless ordered to do so. Nearly half don't even know whether their homeowner's insurance covers storm damage. Those are some of the key findings from a new poll released Thursday at Florida International University...
  • Captain Robert Craig, Ocean City Beach Patrol, Maryland- "OC Family Grateful"

    05/25/2009 1:07:06 PM PDT · by real_patriotic_american · 2 replies · 624+ views
    The Dispatch (Maryland Coast Dispatch) ^ | May 25, 2009 | The Craig Family
    OC Family Grateful Editor: Saturday, April 25, 2009 was a beautiful day, and it was made even more wonderful by the outpouring of affection expressed toward Captain Robert S. Craig at his Beach Memorial Service. The Craig children and family appreciate all that was done to honor our “Pop,” a man so many in Ocean City have known and loved for so many years. The Beach Memorial was truly memorable and more special than we could have possibly imagined. We have many people to thank for their efforts in making it happen. We learned very quickly that organizing such an...
  • Ocean City Bids Farewell to OCBP Capt. Robert Craig

    05/12/2009 5:58:04 AM PDT · by real_patriotic_american · 31 replies · 730+ views
    Ocean City Today ^ | May 1, 2009 | (Non Listed)
    (At right) Flanked by friends and family members, a wreath is carried down the beach to be released into the ocean in memory of Craig, "founding father" of the Beach Patrol. Carrying the wreath is the current head of the organization, Capt. Butch Arbin, who is flanked by Craig's son, Robert Craig, and grandson, Christopher Craig. (Above) Sean Williams pushes a surf board, carrying the wreath and the ashes of Capt. Craig, toward a Coast Guard boat, which released the wreath farther from the shore.
  • Memorial Service planned to honor Captain Robert S. Craig

    04/10/2009 4:24:09 PM PDT · by real_patriotic_american · 3 replies · 467+ views
    News Releases: from Public Relations Office, Town of Ocean City, MD. ^ | April 8, 2009 | Donna Abbott, P.R. Director, Town of Ocean City, MD.
    News Release: April 8, 2009 Memorial Service planned to honor Captain Robert S. Craig Ocean City, MD – A memorial service for Captain Robert (Bob) S. Craig will be held 3 p.m. Saturday, April 25 on the beach at North Division Street. Captain Craig passed away on Saturday, March 28 at the age of 90. Captain Craig joined the Ocean City Beach Patrol in 1935 and served as its captain from 1946 until retiring in 1987. Captain Craig is credited with building the Ocean City Beach Patrol into the professional organization it is known as today. When Captain Craig turned...
  • Longtime OCBP Captain, Bob Craig, dies (ROBERT CRAIG: 1918-2009)

    04/07/2009 2:36:23 PM PDT · by real_patriotic_american · 3 replies · 722+ views
    Ocean City Today ^ | April 3, 2009 | NANCY POWELL Associate Editor
    (April 3, 2009) The man who not only epitomized the Ocean City Beach Patrol, but also built it into a serious and professional organization, passed away Saturday. When Capt. Robert (Bob) S. Craig turned 90 last July, a competition, dinner and slide show honored him for his 52 years as a town employee and member of the Beach Patrol. Thousands knew Craig from his years guiding the Beach Patrol and taking it from a small, relatively unskilled group of young men to a large group of highly skilled young men and women. Capt. Butch Arbin, the current head of the...
  • OC Beach Patrol Icon Remembered

    04/07/2009 5:29:24 AM PDT · by real_patriotic_american · 6 replies · 633+ views
    The Dispatch ^ | April 3, 2009 | By Shawn J. Soper, News Editor
    OCEAN CITY – Ocean City lost a treasured icon this week when Captain Robert S. Craig, who shepherded the Beach Patrol through decades of change and inspired his young charges for half a century passed away at the age of 90. Captain Craig, as he was known for decades not only by the thousands of lifeguards who worked with him and for him but also by the countless millions of local residents and visitors to the resort area, passed away last Saturday at the Coastal Hospice in Salisbury at the age of 90. A former schoolteacher and coach, Captain Craig...
  • Geology Picture of the Week, Feb. 22-28, 2009: Shi Shi Beach, Olympic NP, Washington

    02/27/2009 9:42:31 PM PST · by cogitator · 6 replies · 701+ views
    Mason Vranish ^ | Various
    First picture comes from the link in the header. Others I found. Got inspired when I found an old National Geographic at the dentist's office. Click for larger size Speaking of NatGeo (half-size, click for full. Desktop download) Next two are the only size I could find; wow.
  • Geology Picture of the Week, February 8-14, 2009: Monument Cove, Maine

    02/09/2009 8:36:29 PM PST · by cogitator · 5 replies · 663+ views
    Danny Burk Photography ^ | May 2006 | Danny Burk
    Another shot from the talented Danny Burk: I wondered how Monument Cove looked to other photographers: Find the monument:
  • Coast Guard locates suspected terrorist ship (India/Mubai terror attacks)

    11/27/2008 9:41:54 AM PST · by Nachum · 6 replies · 796+ views
    Times of India ^ | 11-27-08 | staff
    MUMBAI: M V Alpha, a ship which is suspected to have carried the perpetrators of the Mumbai terror attacks, was today found 112 km from here by the Coast Guard, officials said. A CG spokesman said that searches were being carried out on board the ship but declined to elaborate. The Coast Guard had launched two aircraft, choppers and its vessels after receiving information that the ship could have carried the terrorists from Gujarat to Mumbai.
  • Geology Picture of the Week, September 21-27, 2008: Coastal Iceland

    09/22/2008 8:19:35 AM PDT · by cogitator · 15 replies · 268+ views
    www.phototravels.net ^ | Frantisek Staud
    I always post these to the Arts/Photography group, even though I check to see if they're in the Science group. I decided to emphasize art for a couple of weeks. So don't get bored with the pictures from this site. I won't. (Note: current events may influence my choices). Rock formations and sea surf at Dyrholaey, Iceland
  • Vanity Earthquake (gut feeling) Oregon Coast

    09/12/2008 2:11:26 AM PDT · by Global2010 · 14 replies · 2,551+ views
    9-12-08
    9-12-08 watch for 48 hrs. 196 miles of the Oregon Coast 6.1 Gut feeling a plate needs to slip under the Cascadia.
  • COAST GUARD GRADUATION MAY 21, 2008: RALLY TO WELCOME FAMILIES

    05/08/2008 8:49:37 AM PDT · by RaceBannon · 3 replies · 402+ views
    Self | 05/08/2008 | RaceBannon
    The Gathering of Eagles, a patriotic organization dedicated to honoring our men and women in uniform and those who are honorable veterans, announces our latest event in honoring the graduates of the Coast Guard Academy by welcoming their families and supporters to their graduation ceremony on May 21, 2008. We will be in front of the entrance on Mohegan Ave, at the intersection of Williams and Mohegan from 7 AM to 1 PM that day, waving flags, carrying patriotic signs and singing patriotic songs in an effort to welcome the families to what is a most honored event; the graduation...
  • Biggest Landslip (Landslide) In 100 Years Hits Jurassic Coast (UK)

    05/07/2008 10:32:50 AM PDT · by blam · 12 replies · 283+ views
    Biggest landslip in 100 years hits Jurassic coast Last Updated: 1:18PM BST 07/05/2008 Fossil-hunters were warned to keep away today after a landslide described as the "biggest in 100 years" destroyed 400 metres of a World Heritage coastline. Experts were assessing the damage along the Jurassic Coast between Lyme Regis and Charmouth in Dorset after the rock fall yesterday evening. The Lyme Regis Harbour Master's wife and several nearby residents alerted the Coastguard to the slide at around 8pm. Simon Palmer, Portland Coastguard watch assistant, said the cliff was still "rumbling" when rescuers left last night and there was more...
  • COAST GUARD GRADUATION MAY 21, 2008: DICK CHENEY TO ATTEND, GOE/FR/Eagles Up TO SUPPORT

    05/03/2008 6:46:53 AM PDT · by RaceBannon · 33 replies · 510+ views
    Gathering of Eagles | 05/02/2008 | RACEBANNON
    Folks, I want to invite all Freepers and Lurkers in good standing to attend the rally to welcome the families of the graduating cadets of the Coast Guard Academy on May 21, 2008. Vice President Dick Cheney will be the honored speaker.
  • Geology Picture of the Week, April 27-May 3, 2008: Giant's Causeway, Ireland

    04/29/2008 3:11:51 PM PDT · by cogitator · 35 replies · 262+ views
    simonward.com ^ | Simon Ward
  • Geology Pictures of the Week, March 30 - April 5, 2008: No Longer the 12 Apostles

    04/03/2008 7:10:51 AM PDT · by cogitator · 11 replies · 72+ views
    Various
    I don't remember how I found this out, but I recently heard that one of the picturesque coastal stacks in the famous "12 Apostles" group on the Australian coast had fallen. So herewith are two pictures. The first is the classic view; the second is the new view with the missing stack. The 12 Apostles The 11 Apostles Actually, there may have been 12 Apostles awhile ago, but I don't think there are that many now. Here's a page about the national park there and another photo-documentation of the collapse. It sure looked solid in the first picture... Port Campbell...
  • JCOC Wraps Up Trip with Coast Guard in Hawaii

    11/16/2007 3:49:55 PM PST · by SandRat · 3 replies · 137+ views
    WASHINGTON, Nov. 16, 2007 – The Joint Civilian Orientation Conference wrapped up its week-long trip Nov. 10 across the U.S. Pacific Command back in Hawaii with an overview of the U.S. Coast Guard, its missions and capabilities. Following an all-night flight from Japan aboard the C-17 that had served as the group’s shuttle from country to country, participants hit the ground running boarding U.S. Coast Guard cutters and talking to coast guardsmen from Honolulu’s 14th District. Responsible for more than 12 million square miles of the central Pacific Ocean -- an area more than two and a half times...
  • Coast villages to be sacrificed to the sea

    11/11/2007 4:43:08 PM PST · by blam · 38 replies · 91+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 11-11-2007 | Melissa Kite and Richard Gray
    Coast villages to be sacrificed to the sea By Melissa Kite and Richard Gray Last Updated: 4:11am GMT 11/11/2007 Whole villages and swathes of agricultural land will be surrendered to the sea because the Government is unwilling to spend billions of pounds on flood defences. In pictures: Readers' pictures of the storm surge Ministers have admitted privately that they are preparing to evacuate settlements on the east coast within the next 30 years because it is not "cost effective" to save them. A Walcott place sign stands in sea water Thousands of acres of farmland will be allowed to flood,...
  • Coast-to-Coast Live

    06/26/2007 11:17:53 PM PDT · by Old_Mil · 404+ views
    George Noorey talking with the author of The 100 Year Lie... ...Started with a discussion of harmful Chinese imports.
  • Coast to Coast with George Noory Live

    03/20/2007 11:14:13 PM PDT · by Old_Mil · 6 replies · 425+ views
    Dr. Geoffrey Simmons will discuss evolution, and evidence that the complexity of human anatomy could not have developed by chance.
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    12/30/2006 6:13:33 PM PST · by blam · 18 replies · 1,347+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 12-31-2006 | Malcom Moore
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