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The town's economy now rests mainly on agriculture and engineering. Tintern
Abbey, Cistercian abbey ruins, made famous by the English poet William
Wordsworth, lies 4 miles (6 km) north. Pop. (1981) 9,233. cheque: see check.
Some Soviet leaders considered collective farms a socialist form of land tenure
and therefore desirable; but they advocated a gradual transition to them in order
to avoid disrupting the agricultural productivity necessary to stimulate industrial ...
From 1911 to 1920 Cottrell was associated Cottrell By courtesy of the U S.
Department of Agriculture with the United States Bureau of Mines as chief
physical chemist, chief metallurgist, and finally director. He helped develop the
process of ...
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