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Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park attracted nearly 1 million visitors in 2021

Times Free Press 29 Jun 2022
Photo Gallery. Civil War park draws nearly 1 million visitors to the Chattanooga area ... "We've conducted visitor surveys that show that our visitors not surprisingly also visit other area attractions like the Tennessee Aquarium, Rock City and Ruby Falls and stay in local hotels and eat at local restaurants," Bennett said ... Geological Survey ... Source.

Humboldt County’s drought isn’t expected to be as bad this year

Times Standard 29 Jun 2022
Humboldt County, like counties across the state, is working on how to prepare for drought as the climate changes, though this year isn’t expected to be as bad as last year in some important ways ... Geological Survey. “What we can expect over the next few months is that our flows will be relatively low,” Seemann said ... The western U.S ... .

KU chooses oil executive to lead Kansas Geological Survey

Lawrence Journal World 28 Jun 2022
Jay Kalbas will become the new director of the Kansas Geological Survey — located on the University of Kansas campus — on July 25, KU announced Monday ... The Geological Survey is the keeper of much data about the state’s oil and gas industry, among other duties.

Mining geoscience data mapped in British Columbia

Mining Dot Com 28 Jun 2022
In addition, the two projects have now added or updated 4,376 mineral occurrences to the BC Geological Survey’s MINFILE database ... Earth Science Viewer, the Geoscience BC website and on the BC Geological Survey’s MapPlace2.

Zhengzhou-Chongqing High-speed Railway starts full operation

People Daily 28 Jun 2022
To steer clear of all potential risks, the project team set up multiple professional work groups and adopted a series of technical solutions such as geological radar, horizontal percussion drilling for advanced geological prediction, and geological surveying during the construction.

M4.2 Earthquake Rumbles in Northern California: USGS

NBC Bay Area 28 Jun 2022
A preliminary 4.2 magnitude earthquake struck Tuesday morning near Cobb, California, according to the United States Geological Survey ... .

Swarm of aftershocks follow 4.2-magnitude quake north of San Francisco, USGS says

Merced Sun Star 28 Jun 2022
A shallow 4.2-magnitude earthquake shook the Northern California coast north of the San Francisco Bay Area at 4.57 a.m. local time Tuesday, June 28, the U.S. Geological Survey reports. The ... .

Chesapeake Bay 'dead zone' predicted to be 13% lower than average this summer

Phys Dot Org 28 Jun 2022
Geological Survey. This is due to a below average amount of water entering the bay from the watershed's tributaries this past spring, as well as decreased nutrient and sediment pollution from jurisdictions within the watershed ... Geological Survey monitors river flow, nutrients and sediment entering the bay at the nine river-input monitoring stations.

What’s new in earthquake preparedness?

The Los Angeles Times 28 Jun 2022
Hello, Unshaken readers ... According to a survey of 30 California cities by ValuePenguin, the average policy rate for quake coverage is $3.54 per thousand dollars ... Geological Survey, CalOES and other partners ... Elizabeth S ... Geological Survey, said the system was largely completed in Southern California, particularly in Los Angeles and other urban areas.

Intact woolly mammoth baby uncovered in northwestern Canada

Yahoo Daily News 28 Jun 2022
The preserved remains of a nearly whole 30,000-year-old baby woolly mammoth have been discovered in northwestern Canada ... Update your settings here to see it ... Researchers from the Yukon Geological Survey and the University of Calgary said the female baby likely died and became entombed in permafrost more than 30,000 years ago, during the last ice age.

National Assembly approves 48 demands for grants worth Rs943.161 bln

Urdu Point 28 Jun 2022
These demands for grants were related to Cabinet, Cabinet Division, Emergency Relief and Repatriation, Intelligence Bureau, Atomic Energy, Pakistan Nuclear Regular Authority, Pakistan Housing Development Authority, Prime Minister's Office (Internal), Prime Minister's Office ...

Tourism to the Blue Ridge Parkway creates $1.3 billion in economic benefits

Watauga Democrat 28 Jun 2022
BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY — A new National Park Service report shows that in 2021, 15.9 million park visitors spent an estimated $1.3 billion in local gateway regions while visiting Blue Ridge Parkway. That spending supported 17,900 jobs in the local area and had a cumulative benefit to local economies of $1.7 billion ... Geological Survey ... Trending Recipes ... .

Washington aims to eradicate killer crabs

Sunnyside Daily Sun 28 Jun 2022
(The Center Square) – Washington is ramping up efforts to eradicate the predatory European green crab, which preys on native marine species and threatens both the environment and the state’s $270-million-a-year shellfish industry ... Geological Survey ... The population explosion prompted Gov ... The WDFW has promised that more resources will be forthcoming.

This is the most-complete woolly mammoth ever found in North America

Popular Science 28 Jun 2022
Named Nun cho ga by Trʼondëk Hwëchʼin Elders, the baby mammoth is at least 30,000 years old. Yukon Government ... Treadstone reached out to the Yukon government, and paleontologists from Yukon Geological Survey and University of Calgary advised the mining crew on how to preserve the find until they made it to the scene ... “That dream came true today ... ....

What happened to damaged dinosaur track site near Moab, Utah?

Deseret News 28 Jun 2022
“We are committed to meaningful public engagement on this project moving forward.” Jim Kirkland, the state paleontologist with the Utah Geological Survey, told the Deseret News at the time that no one in the scientific community was aware of the work being done, and there should have been a paleontologist on site to guide the construction efforts.

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