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Murchison

Sir Roderick Impey. 1792--1871, Scottish geologist: played a major role in establishing parts of the geological time scale, esp the Silurian, Permian, and Devonian periods

Murchison

 

a promontory on the Boothia Peninsula; the northernmost point of the North American mainland (71°50’ N lat. and 94°45’ W long.).


Murchison

 

a river in western Australia. Length, approximately 700 km. The river originates in the Robinson Ranges and flows into the Indian Ocean. The Murchison flows only in winter, during the rainy season; in summer it dries up in places, forming a number of lakes.

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Murchison director of the Coldspring manufactory, of the other, who thus executed the deed on behalf of their respective principals.
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The planning framework will be the platform for all future land-use planning and development decisions in the Shire of Murchison," he said.
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Journalist William Murchison presents The Cost of Liberty: The Life of John Dickinson, a biography of America's most overlooked and little-known founders.
Offering a detailed investigation of Copland's life and careful analysis of his early musical compositions, Murchison reveals the distinctly modernist tendencies permeating his works.
Kentor Gold: update on Murchison gold project (page 2)
Sydney, Australia, Mar 7, 2012 - (ABN Newswire) - Murchison Metals Ltd (ASX:MMX) (PINK:MUMTF) today lodged its Financial Report for the half year ended 31 December 2011.
Tokyo, Nov 24, 2011 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Corporation (TSE 8058; LSE MBC, "Mitsubishi") announces that its wholly owned subsidiary, Mitsubishi Development Pty Ltd ("MDP") and Murchison Metals Ltd ("Murchison") have executed a Share and Asset Purchase Agreement for the acquisition of Murchison's interests in Crosslands Resources Ltd ("Crosslands"), which is the owner of the Jack Hills iron ore deposit, and in the associated rail and port infrastructure project in the Mid West region of Western Australia ("Oakajee Port and Rail" or "OPR") (together with Crosslands, the "Projects") for cash consideration of A$325 million (the "Transaction").