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Erode

(ĕrōd`), city (1991 urban agglomeration pop. 361,755), Tamil Nadu state, S India, on the Kaveri River. The city is located in a cotton-growing region, and its industries include cotton ginning and the manufacture of transport equipment. Erode was the site of much fighting during the British wars with the MarathasMarathas
or Mahrattas
, Marathi-speaking people of W central India, known for their ability as warriors and their devotion to Hinduism. From their homeland in Maharashtra their chieftains rose to power in the 17th cent.
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The reroute is now down gradient from the wellhead protection area, includes fewer areas of wind erodible soils and crosses fewer sloped areas.
This dynamic forced early farmers out of the fertile river valleys and onto erodible slopes.
The landscape is characterized by steep, dissected terrain and highly erodible soils.
The highly populated and predominantly sandy, easily erodible and low-lying coastal Gulf countries are especially vulnerable to the impacts of sea level rise through direct inundation, erosion and salt water intrusion.
Budget cuts will make it even more difficult for these programs to protect wetlands, wildlife and highly erodible soils.
This problem has been tackled by introducing discrete elements constructed from a water-soluble core and an erodible shell (10) such as a core of poly (ethylene oxide) and a shell of stearyl alcohol.
The softer, easily erodible material underneath has been gradually swept away receding the slopes and in this way, conical formations protected with basalt caps have been created.
This region is characterized by highly erodible sandstones typical of the desert Southwest.
However, much of the native grassland converted in recent years is not highly erodible and therefore is not subject to Sodbuster.
By 1990, there were some 14,000,000 hectares (35,000,000 acres) of highly erodible land in permanent vegetative cover under 10-year contracts.
Forty thousand trees will be planted in southwestern Wisconsin in a project that is converting highly erodible farmland into high-density hardwood forest.