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37% of Dolomite Mines in Nahavand

37% of Dolomite Mines in Nahavand

Based on the published statistics by the Industries and Mines Organization of Hamedan province out of Iran's 19 active dolomite mines there are 7 active mines in Nahavand that covers 37 percent of the total ...

GPS Instruments Activated

GPS Instruments Activated

National Geoscience Database's expert Eng. Khadivi in an interview said that, considering that, Iran is a Seismic area and there are numerous faults in Iran Particularly in Tehran.

This volcano is quite a hotspot!

This volcano is quite a hotspot!

When the world's most active volcano begins belching molten rock into the ocean, you've got to see it. Kilauea's latest show began in early June, as lava reached the sea and slowly began adding more ...

Roving Oregon's dunes

Roving Oregon's dunes

the Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity took the closest images to date of dune fields on the floor of a martian crater. Scientists hope to send the rover to study the dunes, which are only a ...