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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 House is located on the Kings Buildings Campus within the University.
James Murchison sailed the Tripp 47 to PHS 10th in the 2014 Rolex Sydney Hobart.
The Central Murchison project is mining several historically mined properties, with ore trucked to and processed at the existing, 2-million-mt/y Bluebird plant.
Murchison, 57, has been CFO of Goodwill Industries of Arkansas for three years.
Millsaps College students will be able to take book art courses at Purple Word; there will be special workshops offered free of charge for the children of Midtown; residents in the Greater Jackson area can come and take workshops for a minimal charge; and, everyone can become a member of Purple Word and regularly make their own artworks," says Murchison.
Targeting a musically literate audience, Murchison, in an eloquent, well-executed, and accessible manner, reveals Copland's adaptation of modern European compositional techniques, and explains how he made them his own.
EVENT: Kentor Gold Limited (KGKL) announced that drilling at Gabanintha within the Murchison Gold Project in Western Australia is indicating significant mineralisation in targeted areas.
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.
Mitsubishi Development pty ltd (MDP), wholly owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi Corporation (TSE:8058) (LSE:MBC), revealed on Monday the completion of the acquisition of Murchison Metals ltd's interests in Crosslands Resources ltd , 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).
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").
Mr Palin, president of the Royal Geographic Society, presented Durham University Professor Stuart Elden with the Murchison Award for publications.
Science on four wheels; the European travels of Roderick Murchison (1840-45).