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 temperature of the earth rises with depth of burial at a rate that varies
substantially from place to place; it ranges roughly between 0.5° to 2.2° F per 100
feet, averaging about 1.6° F (0.9° C) per 100 feet. As the oil viscosity decreases
with a ...
Their brightnesses are known to vary as a consequence of a pulsation process in
which both diameter and surface temperature vary cyclically. If at two times
during the cycle the colour indices and, thus, surface temperatures are the same,
The most poisonous species closely resemble some of the most prized edible
species; in addition, toxicity within a given wild species may vary from one set of
ecological conditions or from one geographical locality to the next. Moreover ...
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