USNS Mount Baker (T-AE-34) is the seventh of eight Kilauea-class ammunition ships, currently in service with the Military Sealift Command. It is the second US Navy ship to bear the name, and is named for Mount Baker, a volcano in the Cascade Range of Washington. Ammunition ships operated by Military Sealift Command provide logistic support to US Navy ships at sea.
image of Baker Island, located approximately 1,650 miles southwest of Honolulu, Hawaii, is being used by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to monitor the coral reef ecosystem surrounding the island. Baker Island is about 1.6 square kilometers in size and is a national wildlife refuge under the authority of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. NOAA research has shown that...
Mount Meru is an active volcano located just 70 kilometers (44 miles) west of Mount Kilimanjaro. It reaches 4,566 meters (14,978 feet) in height but has lost much of its bulk due to an eastward volcanic blast sometime in its distant past, perhaps similar to the eruption of Mount Saint Helens in Washington State in 1980.
Mount Jefferson is located in the Cascade Range between Mount Hood and Three Sisters.
From USGS.gov: Mount Jefferson (3,199 meters - 10,495 feet) is a prominent feature of the landscape seen from highways east and west of the Cascades. Mount Jefferson (one of thirteen major volcanic centers in the Cascade Range) has erupted repeatedly for hundreds of thousands of years, with its ...
Mount Batten was the only operational military airbase in the South West Peninsula at the outbreak of war in 1939.
RAF Mount Batten was a Royal Air Force station and flying boat base at Mount Batten, a peninsula in Plymouth Sound, Devon. England. Originally a seaplane station opened in 1917 as a Royal Navy Air Service Station Cattewater it became RAF Cattewater in 1918 and in 192...
The city of mount Athos is situated in the entire third, eastern and most beautiful peninsula of Halkidiki, called the peninsula of Athos. It is the only place in Greece, that is completely dedicated to prayer and worship of God.
For this reason, it is called the Holy Mount. The Holy Mount is about 50 km in length, 8 to 12 km in width and it covers an area of about 350 square kilometres.
Mount Olympus (also transliterated as Mount Olżmpos, and on modern maps, ”ros ”limbos) is the highest mountain in Greece, at 2,918 meters high; In Greek mythology, Mount Olympus is the home of the Twelve Olympians, the principal gods in the Greek pantheon
From USGS.gov: Mount Adams, one of the largest volcanoes in the Cascade Range (3,742 meters - 12,276 feet), dominates the Mount Adams volcanic field in Skamania, Yakima, Klickitat, and Lewis counties and the Yakima Indian Reservation of south-central Washington.
New Zealand's Mount Ruapehu erupts
WELLINGTON, Sept 26 (Reuters) - New Zealand's Mount
Ruapehu, famed as a key location in the "Lord of the Rings" film trilogy, has erupted, spewing out ash and rock that injured one climber, officials said, adding there could be further eruptions
Operation Crossroads was an atmospheric nuclear weapon test series conducted by the United States in the summer of 1946. The series consisted of two detonations, each with a yield of 21 kilotons: ABLE detonated at an altitude of 520 feet (158 m) on 1 July 1946; BAKER detonated 90 feet (27 m) underwater on 25 July 1946. A third planned burst, CHARLIE, was scrubbed after BAKER presented more radi...
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