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New Species of Diatom Discovered in Crater Lake at Mount Kilimanjaro
Scientists have discovered a new species of diatom. I thas been named after a Lancaster University professor. (May 25, 2016)

Giant Crack Opens Up in Wyoming's Bighorn Mountains
A giant crack in the Earth has opened up in Wyoming's Bighorn Mountains. (November 2, 2015)

Climb Mountains to Escape Zombies Say Scientists
Cornell University researchers suggest heading for the hills and climbing up mountains to escape a zombie outbreak. (March 5, 2015)

Scientists Discover New Big Head Fish Species in Northern Rocky Mountains
Scientists have discovered a new fish species, the Cedar Sculpin, in the Northern Rocky Mountains. (January 31, 2014)

Chinese Developers to Flatten 700 Mountains to Make New City
The Guardian reports that the China Pacific Construction Group plans to flatten 700 mountains to make room for a new city in Lanzhou. (December 16, 2012)

Colorado Mountains High Elevation Tornadoes
A tornado that touched down in Colorado on July 28, 2012 was the second highest tornado recorded in U. (July 31, 2012)

Mountaintop Blasting Begins for Giant Magellan Telescope
Blasting of 3 million cubic feet of rock from a mountaintop in the Chilean Andes has begun to make room for the Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT), which will be the world's largest telescope when it will be completed. (March 24, 2012)

New Scorpion Species Discovered in California
An elusive new scorpion species has been discovered in California's Death Valley National Park by researchers from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. (March 23, 2012)

10,000 Year Clock Being Built Inside a Mountain in West Texas
A 10,000 Year Clock is being built inside a mountain in West Texas. (June 23, 2011)

Report: Five Ice Cave Groups Discovered in China's Yunqiu Mountains
China's CCTV News reports that five ice cave groups have been discovered in China in the Yunqiu Mountains of Xiangning County in Shanxi Province. (June 18, 2011)