Srirangam Temple This temple is glorified in the Divya Prabandha, the early medieval Tamil literature canon of the Alvar saints from the 6th–9th centuries CE and is dedicated to Vishnu. It is one of the most illustrious temples in India.
A dust storm or sandstorm is a meteorological phenomenon common in arid and semi-arid regions. Dust storms arise when a gust front blows loose sand and dust from a dry surface. Particles are transported by saltation and suspension, causing soil erosion from one place and deposition in another. The Sahara and drylands around the Arabian peninsula are the main source of airborne dust, with some contributions from Iran, Pakistan and India into the Arabian Sea, and China.
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National Geographic, February 1983, Beirut, up from the rubble, photo: Steve McCurry - The Green Line was a line of demarcation in Beirut, Lebanon during the Lebanese Civil War, it separated the East from the West; the appellation refers to the coloration of the foliage that grew because the space was uninhabited. Now, many of the buildings have been rebuilt.
10 Places With Strange Names ~~ (and How They Got Them) appeared last month on the Mental_Floss blog. That post explored “the stories, legends and theories” behind ten American towns with quirky names. Here we display a reference to each of those locales from the digitized pages of newspapers published during the past century, all of which are available in American Newspaper Archives. A few of these items focus on the place names themselves; others mention these locations only in passing—in…