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2005-06-02 22:45:02

Boulder, Colo. - The June issue of GEOLOGY covers a wide variety of potentially newsworthy subjects. Topics include: discovery of 21 Martian river channels and estimates of their discharge and runoff production; evidence for olivine-rich bedrock on Mars; regional dynamics of global climate change; a challenge to the mantle plume hypothesis; constraints on late Neoproterozoic glaciations; new modeling of pyroclastic currents and possibilities for human survival in 79 A.D. Pompeii; the...


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jument
  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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