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unusually great in size or amount or degree or especially extent or scope

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Although each formation has indisputably required a vast number of years for its deposition, I can see several reasons why each should not include a graduated series of links between the species which then lived; but I can by no means pretend to assign due proportional weight to the following considerations.
It is not, for instance, probable that sediment was deposited during the whole of the glacial period near the mouth of the Mississippi, within that limit of depth at which marine animals can flourish; for we know what vast geographical changes occurred in other parts of America during this space of time.
Many instances could be given of beds only a few feet in thickness, representing formations, elsewhere thousands of feet in thickness, and which must have required an enormous period for their accumulation; yet no one ignorant of this fact would have suspected the vast lapse of time represented by the thinner formation.
These latter reefs have been formed whilst the land has been stationary, or, as appears from the frequent presence of upraised organic remains, whilst it has been slowly rising: atolls and barrier-reefs, on the other hand, have grown up during the directly opposite movement of subsidence, which movement must have been very gradual, and in the case of atolls so vast in amount as to have buried every mountain-summit over wide ocean-spaces.
Each moves as a vast herd from spawning to feeding grounds and rarely associates with other camps.
Perhaps there is no more daunting assignment for a choreographer than to "dance a place." Hence, it is greatly to their credit that three of the four dancemakers who created Repertory Dance Theatre's "Centennial Landscape Suite" succeeded admirably in suggesting Utah's infinite physical variety, from towering, rock-capped mountains to vast desert expanses.
In the aftermath of the civil wars of the seventeenth century, most such landowners came to resort to "the strict settlement," the binding legal document that caused proprietors of vast estates to look on them not "as simply another form of property, but as a trust." (p.
The original entity was to be a joint venture between Baxter and the Ministry of General Machine Building (the innocuous name of the vast bureaucracy that oversaw the Soviet military-industrial complex), the Ministry of Health, the State bank, and NIIAP itself.
Turning the vast potential of pension funds to public purpose, such as the infrastructure, is an idea that was floated on a national scale by the Rev.
Vast Resources issued 775.9 million shares at a price of 0.116 pence per share, in a placing undertaken by joint broker SVS Securities PLC.
Under the deal, Vast's newly formed subsidiary EMA Resources Ltd has contracted to acquire the entire share capital of the Romanian company Blueberry Ridge SRL in consideration of an undertaking by EMA to issue to the vendors new shares which will constitute 70.59% of the enlarged ordinary share capital of EMA.
Vast Resources issued 595.5 million shares at a price of 0.11 pence per share.
The firm's Sachi Gold Soil Micronutrients Booster product is the lone farm input of its type being sold in the domestic market, according to Vast founder and President Jeremie S.