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Composition of Earth

"Athanasius Kircher (1602–1680), a Jesuit scholar and polymath, described in his book, Mundus Subterraneus, the interior of the Earth. He postulated a huge fire in the center of the Earth, feeding numerous smaller fire seats in the mantle. These fires were connected with the central fire and interconnected through a system of channels. Some of these channels reached the surface of the Earth, feeding volcanoes. ..." – By H. Palme

The Role of Tourism in Sustainable Development

"Many developing countries have managed to increase their participation in the global economy through development of international tourism. Tourism development is increasingly viewed as an important tool in increasing economic growth, alleviating poverty, and improving food security. Tourism enables communities that are poor in material wealth, but rich in history and cultural heritage, to leverage their unique assets for economic development (Honey & Gilpin, 2009). ..." – By Robert B. Richardson

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