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2012-08-16 20:51:15

A new study by researchers at Durham University in the United Kingdom asserts that landslide deaths have been underestimated by tenfold.

Old Maps And Dead Clams Help Solve Coastal Boulder Mystery
2012-05-01 08:09:26

Perched atop the sheer coastal cliffs of Ireland's Aran Islands, ridges of giant boulders have puzzled geologists for years.


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saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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