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altimeter

altimeter

An altimeter is a device that measures altitude, the distance of a point above sea level.

First Geocache Hidden

First Geocache Hidden

On May 3, 2000, the first geocache was placed in a wooded area near Beavercreek, Oregon. 

Megatransect Protects African Wilderness

Megatransect Protects African Wilderness

On September 20, 1999, National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Mike Fay began his “Megatransect” of the Congo River Basin between the Republic ...


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