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Here on the Arauco Peninsula, the uplift of a marine terrace displaced the coastline about 980 feet (300 meters) seaward. New coast Uplift of the ground is seen at the beach of Lebu. Punta Lavapié An uplifted marine platform was found at Punta Lavapié (the northernmost tip of the Arauco Peninsula). This photograph shows several species of dead algae and mollusks that lived in the coastal waters.
The white coating on the rocks is from the dead algae. Credit: Science/AAAS Santa Maria Island At the southern end of Santa Maria Island, several marine platforms uplifted more than 5 feet (1.5 m), leaving some species far from their living zone. Arauco Peninsula The magnitude 8.8 earthquake also caused massive landslides, as seen in this image of the coastal slope of the Arauco Peninsula. Raised marine platform. Swiss news and information platform about Switzerland, business, culture, sport, weather.
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Every August, the attraction of Wales's National Eisteddfod draws 170,000 visitors over a week long event, which is best described as a Welsh cultural and artistic Olympics, a celebration of the Welsh love of art, literature and pageant. Throughout the year, local and regional Welsh Eisteddfodau qualify a total 6,000 competitors for the national event, which range from poets to choirs and musicians to artists. While the Eisteddfod is held at towns and cities alternately in northern and southern Wales, the institution is exclusively Welsh language orientated and provides a high profile focus and convergence of the Welsh speaking communities of Wales.
The most coveted literary prize in the National Eisteddfod is the "chair" - indeed, the word "Eisteddfod" translates as "chairing" or "sitting". New Zealand. Japon. GCC Countries. New Zealand. Irish and Ireland.
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