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Six-Legged Giant Finds Secret Hideaway, Hides For 80 Years

The insect is so large — as big as a human hand — it's been dubbed a "tree lobster." It was thought to be extinct, but some enterprising entomologists scoured a barren hunk of rock in the middle of the ocean and found surviving Lord Howe Island stick insects.
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Holister • 2 years ago

"Ball's Pyramid." It's what's left of an old volcano that emerged from the sea about 7 million years ago.

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"Ball's Pyramid." It's what's left of an old volcano that emerged from the sea about 7 million years ago.

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Ball Pyramid - the world’s tallest sea stack. It is the remains of a shield volcano formed about 7 million years ago, located southeast of Lord Howe Island in the Pacific Ocean.

Volcán Santiaguito. Quetzaltenango, Guatemala. by guido velasquez Is a large active volcano. Prior to the Spanish Conquest it was called Gagxanul in the local K'iche' language. Its eruption in 1902 was one of the four largest eruptions of the 20th century, after the 1912 Novarupta and 1991 Pinatubo eruptions. It is also one of the five biggest eruptions of the past 200 (and probably 300) years.

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