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Radioactivity from crippled Fukushima reactors turns up off B.C. coast

Excerpt from the article. “VANCOUVER — Radioactivity from Japan’s crippled nuclear reactors has turned up off the British Columbia coast and the level will likely peak in waters off North America in the next year or two, according to a Canadian-led team that’s intercepted the nuclear plume.” ……. To read the full article go to http://news.nationalpost.com/news/canada/radioactivity-from-crippled-fukushima-reactors-turns-up-off-b-c-coast

New Giant Volcano Below Sea Is Largest in the World

Tamu Massif in the northwest Pacific challenges traditional views of ocean science.

A volcano the size of New Mexico or the British Isles has been identified under the Pacific Ocean, about 1,000 miles (1,600 kilometers) east of Japan, making it the biggest volcano on Earth and one of the biggest in the solar system.

Called Tamu Massif, the giant shield volcano had been thought to be a composite of smaller structures, but now scientists say they must rethink long-held beliefs about marine geology…………
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http://redicecreations.com/article.php?id=26772