Tag: "gorges" at biology news
Geologists discover water cuts through rock at surprising speed
...eologists analyzed rock samples collected from the gorges
for 10-beryllium, a very rare isotope that is prod...conclusions: Incision of the 10- to 20-meter-deep gorges
happened at a rate far more rapid than previously thought, and was prompted more by regional climate...
WWII landmark becomes a wildlife sanctuary
...00 miles of jungle, and negotiating steep defiles, gorges
and raging rapids. The project was completed in 1944 at a cost of 150 million dollars, and an estimated human toll of "a man a mile." The road has since fallen into disrepair, and the entire valley remains largely uninhabited due to disease and flo...
Cincinnati researchers document environmental problems caused by tourist trade in Crete
...lude in the proposed corridor. Among them are four gorges
-- Aposelemis, Ambelou, Embassa and Rosas -- and the Gully of Pharagouli. There are also three forests --Agia Fotini, a stand of live oaks and other deciduous trees west of the village of Avdou; Koumdrodassos, a stand of strawberry trees that is perh...