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125 Years of Science for America - 1879 to 2004
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Magnitude 7.2 NEAR THE WEST COAST OF COLOMBIA November 15, 2004

Magnitude 7.5 KEPULAUAN ALOR, INDONESIA November 11, 2004

Magnitude 6.7 SOLOMON ISLANDS November 11, 2004

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  Science Features

Comparison images of the San Juan River west of bluff, 1925 (top) and 1998 (bottom).The American Southwest Then and Now:

The USGS Desert Laboratory Collection of Repeat Photography has more than 9000 matched photographs taken at over 6000 camera stations in Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah, New Mexico, and the Mexican states of Sonora and Baja California. Read more . . .



Juvenile Gulf Sturgeon, (Acipenser oxyrinchus desotoi).Prehistoric Bottom-Dweller Emerges as Suwannee's Environmental Sentinel:

With rows of armored plates along their sides and back, a vacuum-like mouth, large size and a history going back about 200 million years, Gulf sturgeon hardly strike a casual observer as the sensitive type, but . . . Read more!

 

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