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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Frost action is best developed in silt-sized and silty clay-sized sediments in areas
of rigorous climate and poor drainage. Polar latitudes are ideal for maximum frost
action because most lowland areas are covered by fine-grained sediments, ...
WESTERN EUROPE L Figure 9: Offshore and onshore sedimentary basins and
petroleum- producing areas of the world. Adapted ... The deposits in this area
probably represent inspissated oil pools that have been exposed by erosion. One
snails (Thais); these very different factors govern both the distribution and
abundance of the barnacles in the areas concerned. MOVEMENTS Movements
often have an important effect on the size of a population, especially in mitigating
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