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  • (Immense) Subterranean Vault Dating Back To 8th Hejira Century Found Beneath The Citadel

    06/09/2007 4:41:54 PM PDT · by blam · 18 replies · 1,307+ views
    Subterranean vault dating back to 8th Hejira century found beneath the Citadel An immense subterranean vault was found beneath the Citadel in Cairo on 7/6/2007, said the Minister of Culture Farouq Hosni. The vault dates back to the era of King Al-Nasser Mohamed Ben Qalawun in the 8th century of Hejira, said the Minister. The vault extends along 200 meters between Al-Ablaq Palace and the sideline palaces of the Citadel.
  • Parthian Era Subterranean Village Discovered Near Maragheh

    12/31/2004 12:19:44 PM PST · by blam · 8 replies · 587+ views
    Teheran Times ^ | 12-31-2004
    Parthian era subterranean village discovered near Maragheh Tehran Times Culture Desk TEHRAN (MNA) -- Iranian archaeologists have discovered a Parthian era village under the earth near the Mehr Temple of the northwestern city of Maragheh, the director of the Maragheh Cultural Heritage and Tourism Department said on Wednesday. “Since the Mehr Temple is one of the little known sites of Iran, our team planned to carry out some excavations around it to ascertain some details about the temple. The excavations resulted in the discovery of an underground village which archaeologists believe dates back to the Parthian era,” Nasser Zavvari added....
  • In Yellowstone, a Subterranean Volcano Exerts Its Influence

    10/07/2003 2:23:43 AM PDT · by sarcasm · 20 replies · 1,746+ views
    The New York Times ^ | October 7, 2003 | JIM ROBBINS
    ELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. — The rolling pine forests, snowcapped mountains and crisp fall evenings here tend to make people forget the fact that the park sits atop a huge simmering underground volcano. But new geologic events have served up reminders.In a few days in July, acidic ground water dissolved parts of the unpaved trails in the Norris Geyser Basin, and the ground temperature of the trails shot up to 200 degrees from the usual maximum of 80. Park officials closed nearly half of the basin's trails, and they remain shut. On Aug. 21, a magnitude 4.4 earthquake shook the...