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Diplodocus, perhaps the most commonly displayed dinosaur and a relative of
Apatosaurus (popularly Brontosaurus), was the longest land animal that ever
lived; the longest known was 26.7 m (87.5 feet) long. The skull, unusually small,
The resulting landforms include jagged, saw-edged ridges, rocky pinnacles,
screes (pebble deposits) of limestone debris, deep gorges, and numerous steep
rock faces at relatively low levels. Glaciated features occur at higher levels; ...
Conifers are characterized by their needle-shaped leaves; they survive well in
harsh climates and where soil conditions are relatively poor. Most conifer forests
are found in the Northern Hemisphere, the largest concentration occurring in a ...
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