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2008-08-18 18:00:23

By Associated Press A Canadian company isn't giving up on its hopes to drill for oil in the Great Salt Lake near the Spiral Jetty art installation. Keith Hill, president of Pearl Montana Exploration of Calgary, Alberta, said in an e-mail to The Associated Press that the company is addressing shortcomings in its previous applications and will resubmit them as soon as possible. The Utah Department of Natural Resources recently returned the company's applications to drill two exploratory...

2008-07-12 12:00:18

By Lynn Arave Deseret News -- Pro: The famous Spiral Jetty, a man-made art formation in the north arm of the lake, remains readily visible. There are also fewer islands in the Great Salt Lake, as more are connected to the mainland. The islands are also larger and there is more exposed shore all along the lake. -- Pro: The shoreline companies that extract minerals from the lake will find them easier to take out on the one hand, since they are more concentrated. However, at the same time,...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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