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2010-06-17 13:35:16

The Gulf of Mexico: what role will the Mississippi River play in oil washing ashore and into delta wetlands?

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2009-10-20 15:16:24

Diverting sediment-rich water from the Mississippi River below New Orleans could generate new land in the river's delta in the next century.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.