In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The vivianite occurs in dark brown and dark gray beds of glacial silt and clay.
- These processes can be observed occurring in the near-surface at present and have also affected late Devensian and pre-late Devensian glacial deposits.
- When the glaciers melted and receded, the copper and rock were dropped from the ice sheets and became part of the glacial deposits.
- During cold glacial times, desert regions become more arid and the production of silt increases and its transportation is enhanced.
- In some sections these high values declined to more moderate values just below the glacial deposits.
- Like glacial terminal moraines, these population groups represented deposits resulting from four centuries of immigration.
- Later he became strongly opposed to the theory that proglacial lakes were formed by the agency of huge glacial dams.
- A body embedded in glacial ice - what else could this be but the gruesome record of a climbing accident?
- We have 420,000 years of climate history at our fingertips, covering the last four glacial and interglacial cycles.
- Although this may not sound like a large increase, it may be enough to affect the rate of glacial melting, raising sea levels, and to otherwise have an impact on the earth's climate.
- The new work confirms the stable relationship between Antarctic climate and the greenhouse gasses carbon dioxide and methane during the last four glacial cycles.
- In contrast, glacial and periglacial deposits, such as dropstones, were formed at high latitudes; these are notably important in the late Carboniferous and early Permian.
- It is unknown how many more veins that occur in this area may contain worldclass specimens because most of the land is covered with glacial till deposits and outcrops are scarce.
- Gypsum crystals are present, occurring in Pleistocene glacial lake beds of bluish-gray silt and clay that are exposed along the banks of the creek.
- We propose that the last glacial maximum Welsh Ice Cap formed part of a much larger and more dynamic British-Irish Ice Sheet.
- From the 3,000 foot glacial valley where the plane dropped us off, we went after our first slopes, undulating falls that one of the many Vinson ice tributaries.
- Reference is made to the dating presence of shells and glacial deposits, and the burial chronology and body size reduction evidence.
- Several minerals, classified as drift minerals in this article, are present in Pleistocene glacial deposits.
- In the last million years, the Earth has been through seven glacial cycles, the last of which - named the Holocene - began 10,000 years ago.
- Fifteen glacial tongues of ice can be seen without leaving your car.
- The plains and valleys here often consist of glacial moraine or deposits from ancient lakes.
2(very cold)(wind/weather) glacial(look/stare/indifference) glacial
- His blue eyes were the color of glacial ice and his black hair was as dark as space.
- But his glacial blue eyes reflect a glint of triumph.
- He wondered if Clara had packed her blue satin dress - no it still clung to the wardrobe hook, like ice, glacial blue.
- As the car slowly rolled past him, he raised his bowl to the window, not speaking, and stared at me for a moment with celestial, incomprehensible, glacial blue eyes.
- This dispassionate view of man and nature brings an icy edge to his work, intensified by her color choice of glacial whites and gelid blues.
- The Supreme Court could accept it, but I expect that anyone that would appeal wouldn't just have a chilly reception, but a perfectly glacial reception.
- He looked at the angry, confused faces on the screen frozen against a glacial blue sky.
- I could see across the flood plain towards rivers of blue glacial ice cascading down from the flanks of distant mountains.
- She leaned back and looked into the glacial blue of his eyes.
- We climbed slowly towards the Katantika Pass, inching towards the magnificent, glaciated summits of Presidente and Flor, their white snow tinged with glacial blue.
- The movie's emotional trajectory is also from hot to cold, earth tones to glacial whites.
- His sword continued to blaze, its hilt now a shapeless mass of brilliant glacial blue light.
- Throughout the world lie lush forests, arid deserts, glacial mountains.
- A glacial frigidity has taken the place of the wild party.
- Dozens of icebergs, each a few feet high, float lazily, their whiteness turning to a glacial blue in the depths.
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