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2011-03-29 06:19:08

Sedimentary differences on either side of border date back 120 million years Canadians have always seen themselves as separate and distinct from their American neighbors to the south, and now they have geological proof. New research published in April's edition of Geology shows that rock formations roughly along the same political boundary as the two North American countries formed as early as 120 million years ago. Dr. Andrew Leier, of the Department of Geoscience at the University of...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.