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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The paraffin series of hydrocarbons, also called the methane (CH4) series, form
the most common hydrocarbons in both crude oils and natural gas. It is a
saturated straight-chain series and has a general formula CnHs,t2, in which C is
One species (Coccolitlius huxleyi), however, is common in coastal areas,
particularly fjords, where it occurs sporadically in vast numbers (as high as
hundreds of millions per litre), giving the water a milky greenish appearance (
Community, established in 1952; the European Economic Community (Common
Market), established in 1958; and the European Atomic Energy Community (
Euratom), established in 1958. The Community quickly developed executive ...
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