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Geobotany or phytogeography is the branch of biogeography that covers the geographic distribution of plant species and their influence on the earth's surface.
Cerro Paranal, home of ESO's Very Large Telescope, is certainly one of the best astronomical sites on the planet. Stunning images, obtained by ESO staff at Paranal, of the green and blue flashes, as well as of the so-called 'Gegenschein', are real cases in point.
- A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.