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Rift Valley,

section of Kenya where the virus was first discovered in the 1900's.
Rift Valley virus - a virus of the genus Phlebovirus that occurs in central and southern Africa in sheep, goats, and cattle; humans may become infected with close contact with infected animals.
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Valenti said that in 2010 Graben notified her of a NOAA solicitation out of Washington, D.C.
Grabens are nothing but small indentations on a planet's crust.
Kabagambe-Kaliisa notes that the current bidding round and past exploration activity account for only 20% of acreage in the Albertine Graben. Other areas mooted outside that region, where the extent of reserves is less well known, include Lake Kyoga in central Uganda and Karamoja in the northeast.
The images from the Dawn mission show that Vesta's troughs have many of the qualities of graben, said Buczkowski.
About 1 km east of the Munebrega E Fault there is the 4 km long Valgalindo alluvial fan inset into the Calatayud Graben fill, whose apex points to a topographic gap in the horst, suggesting deposition in response to tectonic subsidence (Fig.
The survey, supported by industry funding, covers 2,772 sq km in the North Viking Graben in the North Sea.
Assignment documentation for both the Abu Sennan concession (Beach 22%) and Mesaha Graben concession (Beach 15%) is now with the regulatory authorities and the Minister for signing.
The Timiskaming Graben lies along the border of Ontario and Quebec within the Western Quebec Seismic Zone--a conspicuous belt of heightened intracratonic seismic activity, in eastern Canada.
One of them houses the famous Meinl am Graben gourmet centre in Vienna's downtown.
El lago es la consecuencia conjugada de la orogenesis cuaternaria del Istmo de Rivas, de la neotectonica del graben de Nicaragua y de los aportes sedimentarios (conos de deyeccion) de las cordilleras volcanicas Central y de Guanacaste en Costa Rica.