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U.S. warship Indianapolis found 18,000 feet deep in Pacific Ocean

Added: 20.08.2017 1:20 | 14 views | 0 comments

Researchers have found the wreckage of the U.S. warship Indianapolis, which was sunk by a Japanese torpedo in the final days of World War Two, more than 18,000 feet (5.5 kilometers) below the surface of the Pacific Ocean, the Navy said on Saturday.


Researchers find wreckage of lost WWII warship USS Indianapolis on Pacific floor

Added: 20.08.2017 0:26 | 14 views | 0 comments

Naval researchers announced Saturday that they have found the wreckage of the lost World War II cruiser USS Indianapolis on the floor of the Pacific Ocean, 72 years after the vessel sank in minutes after it was torpedoed by a Japanese submarine.
The ship was found almost 3 1/2 miles below the surface...


Guam, a U.S. territory in the western Pacific Ocean, is tiny - but its strategic location is of great importance, especially to the U.S. military.

Added: 11.08.2017 14:31 | 2 views | 0 comments

Here’s a rundown on the island and its significance.


North Korea Threatens Preemptive Strike Targeting Guam After Trump Threats

Added: 09.08.2017 1:38 | 22 views | 0 comments

North Korea said they were "carefully examining" a plan to strike the United States territory Guam in the Pacific Ocean with missiles, just a few hours after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened that any more provocation from Pyongyang would result in "fire and fury," according to CNBC. A spokesman for the Korean People's Army, in a statement carried by the North's state-run KCNA news agency, said the strike plan will be "put into practice in a multi-current and consecutive way any moment" once leader Kim Jong Un makes a decision. Another statement from a different military spokesman said that North Korea could also carry out a pre-emptive operation if the United States showed signs of...

Oregon: Beach, weed go hand in hand on Cannabis Coast

Added: 31.07.2017 8:39 | 13 views | 0 comments

The state has licensed pot dealers in every county bordering the Pacific Ocean.


US tests missile defense system

Added: 30.07.2017 20:39 | 18 views | 0 comments

The U.S. conducted a missile defense test over the Pacific Ocean just two days after North Korea launched an intercontinental ballistic missile. Video provided by Newsy


US tests missile-defense system over Pacific Ocean

Added: 30.07.2017 15:01 | 7 views | 0 comments

The THAAD system test was planned prior to North Korea's missile launch Friday.


U.S. Conducts Test of THAAD Missile Defense System

Added: 30.07.2017 11:34 | 13 views | 0 comments

The U.S. has conducted a test of its THAAD defense system in Alaska by launching a ballistic missile over the Pacific Ocean, officials said Sunday.


Atlantic/Pacific ocean temperature difference fuels US wildfires

Added: 26.07.2017 16:30 | 19 views | 0 comments

A new study shows that difference in water temperature between the Pacific and the Atlantic oceans together with global warming impact the risk of drought and wildfire in southwestern North America.

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