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J.M.Hi./F.O.W. ) Salt Domes A salt dome is a largely subsurface geologic
structure that consists of a vertical cylinder of salt (including halite and other
evaporites) a kilometre or more in diameter, embedded in horizontal or inclined
The wind velocity at the cloud tops seems to be about 1,400 kilometres per hour,
or twice that of Jupiter. Composition. According to a recent theory, Saturn has an
iron and rock core that extends out 13,000 to 14,000 kilometres from its centre ...
Nowhere in the kingdom is there anything approaching a transportation network.
Modern means of transport reached the country only very recently and are
receiving considerable attention. In 1970 there were 5,243 miles (8,438
kilometres) of ...
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