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There has always been a long tradi- of tion in Spain of elaborate decoration,
explained in part as elaborate an influence from Moorish art. The Moors, of
course, ornamenta- possessed almost all of Spain during the Middle Ages and
tion left this ...
... architecture, Colum- the fair's midway caught the fancy of Americans who saw
bian in its great axes, lagoons, sculpture, white buildings, and Exposi- large
plazas an answer to the dreary urban environments tion of their home towns.
... km) runoff evaporation (mm/cu km) (mm/cu km) percentage percentage
percentage percentage of use of of external of use of of local external precipita-
local precipita- moisture tion of evapora- tion in total tion total quantity quantity
9.67 1.23 ...
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