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Land may be smoothed with proper slopes and ditches so as to remove excess
water before it enters the soil and thus prevent erosion, leaching of nutrients, and
standing pools of water on the surface, and to permit early spring planting.
If it were not for this shielding effect, such particles would bombard the terrestrial
surface and destroy life. High concentrations of the trapped particles make up two
doughnut-shaped zones called the Van Allen radiation belts. These belts play a ...
The metallic paints are slightly fused to the enamel surface through heating. After
cooling, the completed picture is covered with a transparent vitreous enamel and
heated again to give the image a glazed appearance. The technique of making ...
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