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Definition(s):

  • (n) a smoky yellow or brown quartz

News

  1. Scotland Had Glaciers Until the 1800s

    The last glacier in Scotland may have melted within the last 400, not 11,500 years ago as previously believed, new research finds. The Cairngorm Mountains of eastern Scotland are the snowiest part of the Scottish Highlands even today. But previous studies of rocks from around the United Kingdom suggested that the last glaciers vanished from the region after about 11,500 years ago, when a cold ...
    on January 23, 2014     Source: Mashable

  2. Scotland Surprisingly Had Glaciers 400 Years Ago

    The last glacier in Scotland may have melted within the last 400 years, not 11,500 years ago as previously believed, new research finds. The Cairngorm Mountains of eastern Scotland are the snowiest part of the Scottish Highlands even today. "Conventional wisdom is that's when Scotland had its last glaciers," said study researcher Martin Kirkbride, a senior lecturer at the University of Dundee ...
    on January 23, 2014     Source: LiveScience.com via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  • "What concerns me about a computer system is that they very often malfunction. Therefore, the question is, what processes will be in place to detect error, such as that which occurred in the Cairngorm National Park election," Mr Ewing added....
    on Apr 11, 2007 By: Fergus Ewing Source: Strathspey Herald

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