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2006-03-16 17:00:00

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) - A trail to the rim of the Mount St. Helens crater, closed since a slow eruption began in 2004, may reopen this year even as molten rock continues to ooze from the mountain. The National Forest Service began accepting conditional climbing reservations last month, though no official decision has been made, said Tom Mulder, manager of the Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument. "The public is interested," Mulder said. "It's a recreation niche, a learning...


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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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