· Ice ages don't just happen overnight, although some movies might have us believe they do. These mythical events have shaped human history, but what causes them and could a .
· Top three mainland developer China Vanke had a busy month in July, spending more than RMB billion to add 33 new real estate projects around the country as it pushed to expand its land bank via project acquisitions in Shanghai, Dongguan, Hangzhou and other loions.. Along with the developer's purchase of land for residential, office and retail development, however, Vanke also .
· One possibility is that part of its ice sheet broke off, causing a surge that prompted the water to flow over. The 33km long land bridge at Dover Strait formed part of an icy landscape at the time.
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· 315 billiontonne iceberg breaks off Antarctica. The Amery Ice Shelf in Antarctica has just produced its biggest iceberg in more than 50 years. The calved block covers 1,636 sq km in area .
Dry Ice (frozen Carbon Dioxide) and Gel Refrigerants are the most common types of shipping coolants/refrigerants. Dry Ice is available in block and pellet form and has a surface temperature of minus 109 degrees (minus 78 degrees C). As dry ice melts, it displaces oxygen and freezes. Special care must be taken in handling dry ice.
· 'When the ice age ended and sea levels rose, flooding the valley floor for good, Britain lost its physical connection to the mainland. 'Without this dramatic breaching Britain would still be a ...
· Sequenced quoll genome a new tool for conservation. Researchers have sequenced the genome of the eastern quoll, and it may lead to improved breeding programs in the bid to reestablish the animal on the Australian mainland. European colonists mistakenly labelled quolls as "native s" when in fact they are among Australia's last living ...
Ambergris Caye and the northern part of the Belize mainland, lies within the geologic area known as the Yuan Platform. The geologic history of this area before the Cretaceous Period (some 140 million years ago) is only partially understood.
· The decline of sea ice in the Arctic has made the passage increasingly viable for ships, but it's still not always smooth sailing. For centuries, explorers have tested the icy waters of the Arctic, looking for sea routes through the cluster of islands north of mainland Canada.
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· Aboriginal stories say Fitzroy Island on the Great Barrier Reef was connected to the mainland. It was, at least 10,000 years ago. Felix Dziekan via Flickr (CC BYNCSA) / Stories told by Australia's Aboriginal peoples tell of the time, over 10,000 years ago, when the last Ice Age came to an end, and sea levels rose by 120 ...
· During ice ages, the level of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere steadily drops, because colder oceans absorb more of the gas. Eventually it reaches such a low level – about % at the peak of the last ice age – that plants struggle to grow at all, especially in dry areas or at high altitudes.
· Light, powdery shave ice was coaxed into globes larger than my head, so now I expect all shave ice to be fluffy—and no, there's no "d" in Hawaiian shave ice. The only time I've enjoyed a shave ice on the mainland that approximated the profound airiness of Hawaiian shave ice was by collecting snow during a blizzard and dousing it with lilikoi syrup.
· Because of the West's largely semiarid and desert climates, droughts are natural occurrences across the region. However, regional climate isn't the .
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· The Dash Shaved Ice Maker is available in light blue and light pink. The Dash Shaved Ice Maker is similar to a food processor with a plastic base, a blade, and a chute to dispense the shaved ice into a bowl placed beneath it. It's very different from the contraptions you'd find at Hawaiian shave ice establishments with whirring blades that rotate and transform a solid block of ice into ...