Settlements in the Tronto Valley have built up over centuries, along the route of an important ancient Roman road, the Via Salaria. Primarily made of stone, homes were built without the benefit of modern science and renovated more recently with new materials, sometimes with disastrous results.
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Wednesday, 30 November 2016
Monday, 28 November 2016
Volcán de Fuego ("Volcano of Fire") is an active stratovolcano in Guatemala, on the borders of Chimaltenango, Escuintla and Sacatepéquez departments. It sits about 16 kilometres (9.9 mi) west of Antigua Guatemala, one of Guatemala’s most famous cities and a tourist destination . The volcano is almost 4 km high.
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Wednesday, 23 November 2016
Tuesday, 22 November 2016
Tsunami warnings >>>>Japan quake: Water flows upstream in the Miyagi prefecture.https://t.co/McnANPukok pic.twitter.com/3uwgemeMWm— BBC News Asia (@BBCNewsAsia) November 22, 2016
Sunday, 20 November 2016
Many people are not aware that China has a freshwater lake that spans 1,737 square miles. Scratch that, China had a lake that size. Recent photos show that areas of Poyang Lake in Jiangxi province have dried up completely, turning into a vast grassland. Drought conditions in the province have resulted in an early dry season, causing much of the lake water to disappear. Now, visitors can walk on dry ground where water once measured between 28- and 82-feet-deep.
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Tuesday, 15 November 2016
Monday, 14 November 2016
The New Zealand Earthquake damage becomes more and more clear. A 7.5 magnitude earthquake hit near Hanmer Springs in the north of South Island, New Zealand at 12.02am. Two people are confirmed dead. Thousands stranded and towns cut off.
The Guardian with an update >>>>A house at Bluff Station btw Blenheim & Kaikoura. Right on the Kekerengu fault line. Sue Murray says Simon, a farm worker was in the house pic.twitter.com/n1gxBJqX8s— Alex Perrottet (@alexperro) November 13, 2016
Sunday, 13 November 2016
Thursday, 10 November 2016
Len Tantillo is a contemporary artist who painted a series of works depicting the Hudson River Valley in the 17th century, in honor of the 400th anniversary of Henry Hudson's journey up the Hudson River. By studying Tantillo's paintings, students learn how art can convey information about time, place, and culture.
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