Ludian


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Ludian

[′lü·dē·ən]
(geology)
A European stage of geologic time in the uppermost Eocene, above the Bartonian and below the Tongrian of the Oligocene.
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Among the reported deaths, 526 were in Ludian County and 76 in Qiaojia County.
Some 10,000 troops and hundreds of volunteers have rushed to Ludian to clear roads and dig out survivors from the debris, but landslides and bouts of heavy rains have complicated the efforts.
The streets of the Ludian county seat of Zhaotong were like a "battlefield after a bombardment", resident Ma Liya told Xinhua.
Ludian resident Ma Liya told Xinhua the streets were like a "battlefield after bombardment".
Many of the houses that collapsed in Ludian, which has a population of around 429,000, were old and made of brick; electricity and telecommunications were cut off in the county.
Sjogren visited Olonets Karelian, Ludian, and Vepsian villages in summer 1823 and again in 1824-1825, 1826-1827 and 1827, and was the first linguist to identify these Baltic Finnic idioms and to delineate the boundaries between them.
6 quake was centred in Ludian, a county in Yunnan province, the official Xinhua News Agency said.
1 -- (BNA): His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister received a cable of thanks from President Xi Jinping of the Chinese People's Republic, in reply to His Royal Highness's earlier condolatory cable to him on the victims of the earthquake in Ludian county in Yunnan province and factory blast in Kunshan county in Jiangsu province.
The 6.5 magnitude quake struck the southwestern Yunnan province of Ludian county on Sunday.
The newly reported deaths include nine in the worst-hit Ludian County and three in Qiaojia County, in addition to the 398 who had been confirmed dead by Monday.
China's Xinhua news agency said the epicentre was at Longtoushan town in Yunnan's mountainous Ludian county and rescuers are on the scene.