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2008-09-26 15:00:24

By Lisa Vernon-Sparks; David E Chopy COVENTRY -- Developer Nicholas E. Cambio has signed an agreement with the state to prevent the erosion of soil from his Centre of New England business park into neighboring lakes and wetlands. Under the agreement signed Sept.

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2008-09-12 10:30:00

The precise timing of the origin of life on Earth and the changes in life during the past 4.5 billion years has been a subject of great controversy for the past century.

2008-08-05 15:00:25

By MACDONALD, Rosalyn BEACH users are being warned to stay away from eroding sand dunes and hanging stairways along New Plymouth's waterfront.

2008-08-05 12:00:41

VANCOUVER, Aug. 5, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Gold Point Energy Corp. (TSX-V:GPE) (Frankfurt:A0HGQ1) (the "Company" or "GPE") reported today that it has entered into a letter agreement ("Agreement") with Gas Plus International B.V.

2008-07-26 21:00:23

By Sean Boone, Walton Sun, Santa Rosa Beach, Fla. Jul. 26--"It looked like a very dangerous situation for anyone concerned," said beachgoer and local resident Glenda Moore. Moore was one of several witnesses to a breach of Draper Lake on July 17 that swept several children into the Gulf of Mexico.

2008-07-20 00:00:26

By Terry McCoy The 520 cubic yards of earth extracted each day from beneath the Allegheny River for the North Shore Connector is turning molehills into mountains at the former LTV Steel site in Hazelwood.

2008-07-16 18:00:21

By CHRISTINA ABEL After about three years of losing sand from the dunes behind their homes because of beach erosion, some homeowners in South Ponte Vedra Beach are regaining sand, very slowly and naturally.

2008-07-08 12:00:56

Les Mines J.A.G. Ltee - ('JAG' - the 'Company')(TSX VENTURE: JML) wishes to update the status of its search for petroleum and natural gas on its Temiscouata Lac St-Jean and Charlevoix properties where its been active since 2006.

2008-07-04 12:00:15

By John Dodge, The Olympian, Olympia, Wash. Jul.

2008-07-01 00:05:00

A five-year landscape project aimed at saving the remaining Culm grassland of North and West Devon was launched at a special conference last week.


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River Delta
2013-04-18 22:36:25

A river delta is a landform that is created at the mouth of a river, where the river flows into an ocean, estuary, lake, sea, or reservoir. These deltas are built from the deposition of the sediment that is carried by the river as the flow exit’s the mouth of the river. Over a long period of time, this deposition constructs the distinctive geographic pattern of a river delta. The creation of a delta is made up of three core forms: the bottomset, topset, and foreset/frontset. Bottomset...

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2005-05-26 11:13:08

In geology, a conglomerate is a rock consisting of other stones that have been cemented together. Conglomerates are sedimentary rocks consisting of subangular clasts and are thus differentiated from breccias, which consist of angular clasts. Both conglomerates and breccias are characterized by clasts larger than sand (>2 mm). There are two varieties of conglomerate, defined by texture: paraconglomerates and orthoconglomerates. Paraconglomerates are one of two varieties of conglomerate...

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