labyrinthus


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labyrinthus

(lab-ă-rin -thŭs) (plural: labyrinthi) a system of intersecting narrow depressions. The word is used in the approved name of such a surface feature on a planet or satellite.
Collins Dictionary of Astronomy © Market House Books Ltd, 2006
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Using satellite images, researchers spotted fields of ghost dunes pitting the surface of two different regions on Mars: 480 potential dune molds at Noctis Labyrinthus, a mazelike region of plateaus and canyons, and 300 in the Hellas Planitia, a smooth 4-billion-year-old crater.
Some of the films to be screened at the festival include - The Magic of Children from Austria, Labyrinthus from Belgium, Viktoria from Bulgaria and Cowboys from Croatia.
/ De quo et in alio loco idem poeta decantai / Ut quondam Creta fertur labyrinthus in alta: / Parietibus textum caecis iter, ancipitemque / Mille viis habuisse dolum, qua signa sequendi / Falleret indeprensus, et irremeabilis error."
24, 2015 by the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera aboard NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, shows the western side of an elongated pit depression in the eastern Noctis Labyrinthus region of Mars.
Mas aun, Libert Froidmont, un pensador historicamente anterior a Leibniz, habria entendido la composicion del continuo de una manera muy similar--aunque no identica--en su obra Labyrinthus sive de compositione continui de 1631.
11; Institutio: 'Sciscitantur vanae scientiae ieiuni homines'; 'Sed quia incautos statim captant: illecebrae, & labyrinthus deinde profundius trahunt'.
La deforestacion asociada a la expansion de las actividades humanas ha producido espacios abiertos, con ambitos de temperaturas y humedad mas amplios (Nebel 1999, Smith & Smith 2001), lo que favorece a unas especies (en Costa Rica probablemente favorezca a subulinidos y a habitantes el bosque tropical seco) y desfavorecen a otras (en Costa Rica las especies que probablemente se desfavorezcan mas son las que viven en bosques bien constituidos tales como los generos Leptarionta, Labyrinthus y Cryptostrakon entre otras) (Lundholm 2006, Clergeau et al.
Lindsay (Oxford: Clarendon, 1912): "Labyrinthus est perplexis parietibus aedificium, qualis est apud Cretam a Daedalo factus, ubi fuit Minotaurus inclusus; in quo si quis introierit sine glomere lini, exitum inuenire non ualet.
spinifera has received several paleontological names, including Spiniferites mirabilis, Tectatodinium pellitum, Nematosphaeropsis labyrinthus, Bitectatodinium tepikiense.