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2008-06-19 09:00:47

By Tulsa World, Okla. Jun. 19--Boone Pickens has donated $9.4 million to the Tulsa-based American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation to develop a digital geology consortium between the AAPG and Oklahoma State University. The consortium, the first of its kind, will produce digital geographical information system products through the OSU Geology and Geography Department. Those products will be made available to professionals and the public via AAPG's intranet database. The...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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