tufa


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a soft porous rock consisting of calcium carbonate deposited from springs rich in lime

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hard volcanic rock composed of compacted volcanic ash

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For a history of the concept of "sudden incidents" in Chinese politics, see Zhong Kaibin, "Tufa shijian gainian de laiyuan yu yanbian" [Origins and Evolution of the Concept of Sudden Incidents], Shanghai xingzheng xueyuan xuebao [Shanghai Administration Institute Journal] 13, no.
Moreover, both additives decreased total saturated fatty acid and increased total CLA and TUFA in milk with more beneficial effects for SO than SS.
Nine women were still together at 35k but Tufa, 28, who was only ninth fastest in the field, pulled clear over the final five kilometres to claim her biggest win - both financially and in terms of prestige - of her career.
Tufa deposits provide unique insight into local upland ecology, biodiversity, climate, hydrology, and geology often not captured in low-lying deposits found in basins (Wing and DiMichele, 1992).
Dating the deposition of wet sediments as carbonate tufa representing humid phase deposits, suggested Late Quaternary environmental changes and humid-arid transition in southeastern Arabia (Glennie & Singhvi, 2002).
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This 96-page book gives people with (or at risk for) diabetes a four-week meal plan, exchange listings for meat substitutes and soy products, and recipes for enjoyable dishes, such as Creamy Carrot Soup, Tangy Tufa Salad, Baked Bean Quesadillas, and French Toast.
These large monoliths, called khatch-kars or 'cross-stones', often made from Armenia's native tufa stone, dotted the landscape.
Tinega, Gesabwa and Ethiopian Tgist Tufa broke free from the pack for good at about the eight-mile mark before the two Kenyans pulled away in the final half mile.
Our group ventured down the steep rock steps and tunnels in the volcanic tufa (one more than 100ft long which we braved with the help of lighted tapers) that link the churches, many of whose surrounding walls contain graves and hermits' caves.
On closer examination, I saw that the "sheep" were actually tufa rock outcroppings that had the $5 name Trona Pinnacles.
Tufa towers When underwater springs bring calcium in contact with the lake's carbonates, limestone structures can form.
Cappadocia is a home to chimney rocks formed by volcanic tufa and the erosion of the Kizilirmak river as well as wind over ten thousands of years.