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  1. Visiting an old flame

    Posted Jul 26th 2006, 12:00am by Robin Esrock

    ... Robin Esrock Located 32km from the popular Chilean lakeside resort town of Pucon, the steep, snowy slopes of Villarica volcano have become a hiking must-do for energetic visitors. The Pucon area is cabin country, located in a delightful lake district popu ...

  2. Drawing found on fallen father finds its way home

    Posted Oct 30th 2010, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo Sixty-five years ago, US soldier Franklin Hobbs pulled an unlikely souvenir from the breast pocket of a dead Japanese soldier on the blood-soaked island of Iwo Jima. The simple drawing, obviously by a child's hand, must have mov ...

  3. All quiet but for deadly birds

    Posted Jul 09th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cameron Dueck We're still slogging our way across the Gulf of Alaska, alone except for the occasional whale and the constant company of seabirds. One of the most common birds looks like Northern fulmar - a bird that stays at sea, flying or swimming, ...

  4. Lord almighty

    Posted Jun 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Off the east coast of Australia lies a stunning island that teems with life on land and under water. Fortunately, humans are few and far between, writes Nicholas Walton. Silence can be deafening to a city dweller. And on Lord Howe Island - whose name few ...

  5. Antigua

    Posted Aug 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Tim Pile

    ... Diverse cultures, natural beauty and colonial heritage beckon you to the vibrant heart of Guatemala, writes Tim Pile 1 A Walking Tour Antigua's streets are largely vehicle-free and ideal for exploring on foot. Wander around the ruins of churches, mon ...

  6. Detours: Over the top

    Posted May 30th 2007, 12:00am by Robin Esrock

    ... Robin Esrock Most visitors to Costa Rica make a beeline for the small town of La Fortuna, in the hope of seeing molten rock tumbling down the steep cone of the Arenal volcano. There are few sights quite like it, but what the brochures fail to mention is t ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - GEOLOGY

    Geotech engineer realised it all pointed to a supervolcano

    Posted Aug 31st 2012, 12:00am by Kristie Wong

    ... Kristie Wong kristie.wong@scmp.com Epiphany came for Civil Engineering and Development Department officer when he realised that 'everything pointed to one source' geotech engineer's 'Ah-ha!' moment The man behind the discovery of ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - GEOLOGY

    Hong Kong formed by rare supervolcano eruption

    Posted Aug 31st 2012, 12:00am by Kristie Wong

    ... Kristie Wong kristie.wong@scmp.com Hong Kong formed by rare supervolcano eruption The haphazard history that gave Hong Kong some of the most valuable real estate in the world has just got more random. Geologists announced yesterday that we are only here t ...

  9. Living on the edge

    Posted Jul 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Chris Moss The whole morning is like a lesson in natural selection. First, there is a sly competition to see who can get in the queue for the boats out to Urbina Bay on Isabela island. Walking in single file, some have a natural gift at being at the front ...

  10. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    6.1 quake hits off southern Philippines: USGS

    Posted Nov 03rd 2012, 04:55am by AFP

    ... initially reported the quake as having a magnitude of 6.4, but revised it to 6.1. View Larger Map The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology measured the quake at 6.5 magnitude ...




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