Great Rift


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Great Rift

A chainlike complex of large dark nebulae that more or less obscures the light from a narrow but extensive band of the Milky Way between the constellations Cygnus and Sagittarius.

Great Rift

[′grāt ′rift]
(astronomy)
An apparent break in the Milky Way between Cygnus and Sagittarius caused by a series of large, dark overlapping clouds about 100 parsecs (2×1015 miles or 3×1015 kilometers) distant in the equatorial plane of the Galaxy.
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Clambering here and there among the boulders they kept steadily on, gradually rising higher and higher until finally they came to a great rift in a part of the mountain, where the rock seemed to have split in two and left high walls on either side.
Now we had come to a spot where there is a great rift of black rock, and the name of that rift is U'Donga-lu-ka- Tatiyana.
At a little distance stood a wooden church, black with age, and in a dismal state of ruin and decay, with broken windows, a great rift through the main body of the edifice, and a rafter dangling from the top of the square tower.
Meanwhile, the 2015 ARC champion Jaspreet Singh Chatthe (aka Jassi) tops a star-studded list of drivers who will contest the second round of the FIA African Rally Championship in the Great Rift Valley's Delamere Farm and Aberdare Hills this weekend.
Last year's Golfer of The Year Edwin Mudanyi of Vet Lab shot 79 to tie with the Great Rift Valley Resort's Justus Madoya on 299.
The rock-hewn churches of Lalibela in Ethiopia, a chance to spot baboons, mountain goats and wolves, as well as the Great Rift Valley ?
Diluvicursor pickeringi lived 113 million years ago in the great rift valley that existed at the time between present-day Australia and Antarctica, but its existence was announced Thursday.
You only live once and there's a big world out there to run in," said Adrian, who will start the challenge running in Kenya's Great Rift Valley in March 2018.
The goal of Tama 38 is to reinforce buildings built after 1980, particularly those built along the Great Rift Valley, a location highly vulnerable to earthquakes.
The plant will be located in Olkaria in Kenyas Great Rift Valley.
Summary: The fossils were discovered in the Songwe region of the Great Rift Valley in southwestern Tanzania
They serve 12 different types of Birchall Tea, from Great Rift English Breakfast and Earl Grey to more unusual types like Red Berry and Flower and Ginger and Lemongrass.