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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In northern Europe the bronze weapons of the Hallstatt and La Tène cultures
have spiral decorative motifs that were probably derived from Mycenaean arms.
The decoration of arms and armour in ancient Greece was relatively restrained ...
The waterpower potential of northern China is extremely limited because the flow
of the Huang Ho and other northern rivers is erratic, and all carry heavy volumes
of silt. The hydroelectric potential of China south of the Tsinling Mountains, ...
The maximum thickness of this layer is about 475 feet in the northern part of the
sea. Underneath this layer is one that is slightly warmer, below which lie the
colder bottom waters. In the northern and eastern shallow regions of the sea, only
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