The New Encyclopaedia Britannica
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1974 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 934 pages
 Propaedia: outline of knowledge and guide to the Britannica.--- Micropaedia: ready reference and index.--- Macropaedia: knowledge in depth.
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She is always called a sun goddess, and sun disks appear as emblems in her
cult, but there are indications that she may originally have had chthonic, or
underworld, characteristics. As “sun goddess of the earth” she might be identified
Oxidation of ferrous iron and appearance of red beds grasses appear, mammals
diversify, atmosphere approachmore volcanism, more coal; carbon dioxide then
oxygen begin evasion of oxygen from hydrosphere to atmosphere; start of ...
When the aurora becomes active, the arc develops five pleats that appear as
vertical striations called rays; an arc with rays is called a rayed arc. In a more acW
.P. Hessler Figure 2: Aurora borealis. Multiple auroral arcs photographed in
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