Not only was the earthquake powerful enough to shift land masses
in the northern South Island, it also caused movement in much of the rest of the country.
The unusual phenomena occurs when the tides change and reveal the historic land masses
Dr Pippa Whitehouse, from Durham University's department of geography, studied how land masses
react to the changing weight of ice sheets.
Today, in a last-ditch effort, search-and-rescue teams will mount a foot search, checking nearby islands and other land masses
An international team has shown that the difference in reflection of light from the Earths land masses
and oceans can be seen on the dark side of the moon, a phenomenon known as earthshine, the Astrobiology journal reported.
THE tsunami, which spread over land masses
bordering the Indian Ocean, was caused by an undersea earthquake with an epicentre off the west coast of Sumatra, Indonesia.
Coal is used to generate over half of this country's electricity, and in West Virginia coal mining is the biggest industry in the state, destroying forest, Appalachian environments, and threatening not just one state but huge land masses
in Kentucky, Virginia and Tennessee.
In 1507 a German cartographer working in Saint Die crated a world map for included the newly-discovered Western Hemisphere land masses
for the first time, calling them "America' to honor one Amerigo Vespucci, who had been credited with setting foot on South American soil before Columbus.
Thus Antarctica, not known to have been explored prior to about 1820, has been regularly appearing on maps since the early 16th century, when the general view was that the land masses
of the Northern Hemisphere were probably balanced by land masses
of roughly the same size in the south.
In 1997, the predator-free islands had a small sapling density 37 percent that of large land masses
; by 2002, that ratio had dropped further, to 25 percent.
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