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Dominican Republic Map and Satellite Image

Dominican Republic Bordering Countries: Haiti Regional Maps: Map of the Caribbean Islands, Map of North America, World Map Where is Dominican Republic? Dominican Republic Satellite Image Dominican Republic Information: Dominican Republic is located on the island of Hispaniola, between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean.
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Oceanography

Tsunami Geology - What Causes a Tsunami?

Article by: Hobart M. King, Ph.D., RPG What causes a tsunami?…A tsunami is a large ocean wave that is caused by sudden motion on the ocean floor. This sudden motion could be an earthquake, a powerful volcanic eruption, or an underwater landslide. The impact of a large meteorite could also cause a tsunami.
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Minerals

Rutile

A source of titanium, a white pigment in paint, a cause of “eyes” and “stars” in gems. Article by: Hobart M. King, Ph.D., RPG Rutilated Quartz: A tumbled stone of rutilated quartz. Rutile can occur as needle-shaped crystals in minerals such as quartz, corundum, garnet, and andalusite. Image copyright iStockphoto / Coldmoon_photo.
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Gemstones

Fancy Sapphire

Sapphires occur in many colors beyond blue. Author: Hobart M. King, Ph.D., GIA Graduate Gemologist Fancy Sapphires from Australia: These colorful sapphires were produced at the Capricorn Sapphire Mine in Central Queensland, Australia. The mine produces deep blue sapphires and fancy sapphires in a wide range of yellow, green, and bluish green hues.
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Meteorites

Meteorite Types Meteorite Types and Classification Three main types: iron, stone, stony iron. Gifts That Rock Gifts That Rock - What are the most popular gift items in the store? Identifying Meteorites Meteorite Identification Step one in identifying a possible meteorite is the magnet test.
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Maps

North Dakota Map Collection

North Dakota County Map: This map shows North Dakota's 53 counties. Also available is a detailed North Dakota County Map with county seat cities. North Dakota on a USA Wall Map North Dakota Delorme Atlas North Dakota on Google Earth Map of North Dakota Cities: This map shows many of North Dakota's important cities and most important roads.
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