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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Grevy's zebra (E. grevyi) , which shares a narrow zone in northern Kenya with
Burchell's zebra, is confined to sparsely wooded, semidesert plains and low hills
in northern Kenya, southern and eastern Ethiopia, and western Somaliland.
Permafrost is widespread in the northern part of the Northern Hemisphere (Figure
1), and it is estimated to underlie 20 percent of the world's land surface. It occurs
in 85 percent of Alaska, 50 percent of the U.S.S.R. and Canada, and probably ...
Many others have extensive movements between a breeding and a nonbreeding
area within the tropics. A very few, notably the redpoll (Carduclis flammea) in
northern Europe, the quail (Coturnix coturnix) around the Mediterranean, and the
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