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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Intensive leaching followed by evaporation is characteristic of these soils. Under
the wet tropical forests, red-yellow lateritic (leached and hardened iron-bearing)
soils predominate; beneath the savannas and dry tropical forests there are red ...
The largest Asian producer of coal is the People's Republic of China, followed by
Soviet Asia, India, North Korea, and Japan. Smaller quantities of coal are
produced in a number of other countries. The Arab countries of Southwest Asia
Side curtains followed, then glass windows. Eventually, cabin launches from 30
to 80 feet (9 to 24 metres) were being built. The hulls were graceful but the
windowed, trolly-like superstructures were ungainly. The first departure from this
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