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Alaska lake 'speaks'

Travellers discover a 'talking' lake in Alaska.

Alaska lake 'speaks'
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6.2 magnitude earthquake shakes Alaska: USGS

A 6.2 magnitude earthquake struck Alaska and was felt in the state capital Anchorage, the US Geological Survey and social media reported.

6.2 magnitude earthquake shakes Alaska: USGS
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Alaska town evacuates after quake tsunami warning

Residents in a remote section of the US Aleutian islands rushed to higher ground after an 7.9-magnitude earthquake off the coast of Alaska triggered a local tsunami warning, an official said.

Alaska town evacuates after quake tsunami warning
C-124 Globemaster. Photo courtesy of wikipedia.org
Remains recovered from 1952 Alaska plane crash

The remains of 17 US service members lost in a 1952 military plane crash in Alaska have been recovered more than six decades later, officials said.

Remains recovered from 1952 Alaska plane crash
Maksat Zhumayev. Photo from personal archives
Maksut Zhumayev starts Mount McKinley conquest

Kazakhstani mountain climber Maksut Zhumayev has successfully started his solo climb of the North America’s highest mountain peak ‪Mount McKinley.

Maksut Zhumayev starts Mount McKinley conquest
Photo © Maksat Zhumayev.
Kazakh mountain conquerer to try out Alaska

Famous mountain climber from Kazakhstan Maksut Zhumayev is setting off to climb North America’s highest mountain peak ‪Mount McKinley‬.

Kazakh mountain conquerer to try out Alaska
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Pint-sized tyrannosaur was king of the Arctic

A pint-sized tyrannosaur braved the frigid Arctic and feasted on fellow dinosaurs 70 million years ago, according to a report Wednesday on a new species identified from fossilized skull bones in Alaska.

Pint-sized tyrannosaur was king of the Arctic
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Alaska mine could be blocked to save salmon fisheries

US environmental authorities made a rare move Friday to block a massive copper and gold mine in Alaska before it even gets under way, in a bid to protect wild salmon.

Alaska mine could be blocked to save salmon fisheries
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Monster tsunami could devastate California: study

A tsunami generated by a massive earthquake off Alaska could cause major damage to California's economy and force 750,000 people to evacuate.

Monster tsunami could devastate California: study
US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel. ©REUTERS/Yuri Gripas
Missile plan to go ahead despite test failure: US

The US military will go ahead with the deployment of a missile defense system in Alaska despite the recent test failure of an interceptor missile.

Missile plan to go ahead despite test failure: US
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American family lives in a yurt in Alaska

An American family of Bretwood Higman and Erin McKittrick with two kids lives in a yurt in Alaska.

American family lives in a yurt in Alaska
Grounded Alaska oil rig refloated, no pollution seen
Grounded Alaska oil rig refloated, no pollution seen

An oil rig which ran aground in Alaska has been refloated and is being towed to a nearby harbor, with no signs of pollution seen.

Grounded Alaska oil rig refloated, no pollution seen

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