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2008-09-19 03:00:23

By Tanner, Geoff Abstract: None of the major roles assigned to the Highland Boundary Fault, such as a transcurrent fault with an orogen- parallel, sinistral displacement of several hundred kilometres, or terrane boundary, are confirmed.

2008-08-01 03:00:26

By Friend, C R L Strachan, R A; Kinny, P D Abstract: Basement gneiss inliers within the Scottish Caledonides have been conventionally correlated with the Archaean Lewisian Gneiss Complex of the Caledonian foreland.

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2008-07-29 14:03:38

Cave divers have recovered an almost complete skeleton of a bear that is believed to have died some 11,000 years ago.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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