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Central America, United Provinces of 26 The rate of population increase is one of
the highest in the world, though there is little uniformity in the individual national
growth rates. Infant mortality is high and life expectancy is generally low.
Varieties of all three trees are cultivated as ornamentals in Europe, North
America, and Asia. The European chestnut produces useful timber as well; the
American chestnut also was an important source of lumber and nuts before the
arrival of ...
More significant to Dana's impact on American geology during this decade was
the start of his long association with the American Journal of Science, a leading
organ of scientific inquiry founded by Benjamin Silliman. As an editor and ...
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