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of or relating to man's development before the appearance of the written word
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"Prehistorically, it was all about network monitoring, then application monitoring, hardware monitoring, power and cooling monitoring, and facilities monitoring.
The book ranges prehistorically and historically from the first settlements to the end of the Ice Age (40,000 BCE-600 CE) up to 2014.
A Foreword by Thomas Johnston, another Arctic Winter Games competitor, explains that these traditional Inuit survival games were developed prehistorically to help Inuit hunters develop strength, agility, and endurance so that they could hunt seal, caribou and walrus to feed their families and survive the harsh cold Arctic winters.
Pigs are also suspected to have been extirpated prehistorically on Aitutaki (Craig 2009: 241-242; Tent & Geraghty 2012: 17-18), yet the historical record is ambiguous.
FWB: All true anthropologists agree that there is only one race, the human race which prehistorically was divided into discrete populations where the remnants still exist.
Given that much of the eastern slope of Cerro Mellizo was removed prehistorically in an extensive open pit, we cannot disregard the possibility that large quantities of both copper oxide and scorodite ores were extracted from this mine.
Although our walk doesn't cover much more than a couple of kilometres, in our heads we travel much farther, not just geographically (the walk has links to more than 50 nations) but also historically--even prehistorically. The spine-tingling moment comes for me when we're looking into someone's garden and Rita points out a ginkgo tree.
As part of a cultural-ecological assessment of the site a pedological (soil) survey was conducted to determine the type of natural community that the soil would have supported both prehistorically and in the historic period.
For example, in many mid-elevation forests that prehistorically burned in relatively frequent and low-intensity fires, a common management goal is to remove surface and 'ladder' fuels that encourage stand-replacing crown fires.
a relationship of shared group identity that can be reasonably traced historically or prehistorically between members of a present-day Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization and an identifiable earlier group.
Current consensus suggests that the Bering Strait land bridge was prehistorically the only entry point to the American landmass and that human migration occurred not earlier than 15,000 years ago, using the Pacific Coast route, with subsequent spread to the Amazon and the rest of South America.
Climb it and at half way you found prehistorically rock engravings similar to the ones in the Akakus and wadi Matandush.