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Geysers

What They Are and How They Work by T. Scott Bryan This book presents the basic information a person needs to understand what geysers are all about. It explains where geysers are found, what they are, and how they work. See table of contents below. Geysers: What They Are and How They Work Table of Contents Preface v Acknowledgments vii Where Geysers Are Found 1 Hot Springs of the Geyser Fields 6 Can Anything Live in This Water?
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Maps

Japan Map and Satellite Image

Japan Bordering Countries: none Regional Maps: Map of Asia, World Map Where is Japan? Japan Satellite Image Japan Information: Japan is located in eastern Asia. It is a large group of islands that stretch from the Sea of Japan to the Pacific Ocean. Explore Japan Using Google Earth: Google Earth is a free program from Google that allows you to explore satellite images showing the cities and landscapes of Japan and all of Asia in fantastic detail.
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Maps

South Dakota Map Collection

South Dakota County Map: This map shows South Dakota's 66 counties. Also available is a detailed South Dakota County Map with county seat cities. South Dakota on a USA Wall Map South Dakota Delorme Atlas South Dakota on Google Earth Map of South Dakota Cities: This map shows many of South Dakota's important cities and most important roads.
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Minerals

Spinel

A gemstone that was confused with ruby and sapphire for over 1000 years. Author: Hobart M. King, Ph.D., GIA Graduate Gemologist Red and blue spinel: Spinel occurs in a wide variety of colors. The bright reds and deep blues are spectacular specimens. It is easy to understand how early gem traders confused spinel with ruby and sapphire for over 1000 years.
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Gemstones

White Opal: Also Known as Light Opal

Pictures and video of white opals White Opal: Two white opals cut from material mined in Coober Pedy, South Australia. They are calibrated cabochons measuring 8 x 6 millimeters. What is White Opal? "Light opal" and "white opal" are terms used for opal material that has a white, yellow or cream body color.
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Emeralds: A Passionate Guide

- The Emeralds, the People, their Secrets by Ronald Ringsrud with a foreword by John Koivula Here is one of the few books that truly covers a gemstone from the ground to a ring on a lady's finger. It deals with deposits and mining, gemstones and cutting,
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