Crests


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Crests

 

(1) Narrow (several meters high) parallel topographical formations created in the floodplains of broad river valleys as a result of the displacement of the river channel to the side of one of the slopes.

(2) Gentle slopes rising in the southern Western Siberian plain, composed of Neocene and Anthropogenic sand-clay deposits. They extend in a primarily northeastern direction for 200 km. The predominant heights are 10–12 m (Baraba steppe, Ishim plain) to 100–160 m (Kulunda plain).

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Again he directs his eyes forward; they slowly traverse that malign and awful crest. He addresses a calm word to his bugler.
"It was important that we looked at previous crests and our proud history for inspiration when we were adapting the crest," he added.
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Montana State University paleontologists Elizabeth Freedman Fowler and Jack Horner described the large duck-billed dinosaurs with strangely tiny nasal crests November 11 in PLOS ONE.
The team then applied a modified version of the technique to skin cells from healthy adults and found that the skin cells became neural crests at a rate similar to the team's previous experiments.
I recently bought a whole album of these crests from a flea market in Abergavenny - a page from the album is reproduced here.
Washington, Feb 1 ( ANI ): Scientists have decoded the genetic blueprint of the rock pigeon, revealing secrets about pigeons' Middle East origins, feral pigeons' kinship with escaped racing birds and how mutations give pigeons traits like feather head crests.
David Evans reveals that the large, bizarre-shaped crests of the duck-billed dinosaurs called lambeosaurs were used as a means of communication.
Both William and Harry are thought to have requested the symbol of a scallop shell to feature on their crests.
Japan has a rich tradition of graphically distinctive family crests emblematically symbolism high court nobility's family names during and after the 12th century.
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The newly designed crests will be presented alongside a detailed explanation of how each one has been developed.