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Satellite Imagery Shows Pakistan's New 'Earthquake Island'

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October 2, 2013
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A new island has emerged off Pakistan's coastline as a result of the deadly magnitude-7.7 earthquake last week.


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Recreating San Francisco Before the 1906 Earthquake

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Wind Power a New Course for Heligoland Part 1

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Deutsche Welle (Oct. 1, 2013) — Heligoland is Germany's only high-sea island, located in the middle of the North Sea. Until now, islanders relied on income from tourism. But now the idyllic island is undergoing transformation: to become the worlds "first offshore service island. It's meant to serve as a base for people involved in the construction and maintenance of wind farms being built just a few kilometers off the coast of Heligoland. Carmen Meyer and Grit Hofmann tell us about fascinating offshore technology and the changes taking place on the picturesque island of Heligoland.
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