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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Miocene to present; Old World, now confined to Africa. Living giraffes longnecked
and long-legged; the okapi more compact. Giraffes may be up to 5.5 m (18 ft) in
total height. Extinct relatives including the large, short-legged, and grotesquely ...
Content and Progress of Earth's Atmospheric Evolution approximate years before
present X 10-9 (not to scale) 0.02 ing present composition 0.07 increases
mammals, flowering plants, social insects appear great volcanism (outgassing of
In 12000 BC, ice covered all of northern Europe as far as the present German–
Polish coastline; by 7700 Bc glacial meltwater had formed the Yoldia Sea, which
stretched east from the present Skagerrak across what is now lake-strewn ...
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