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A small fragment or chip removed from the face of a stone or masonry unit by a blow or by action of the elements.
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The school's principal, Gary Hindmarch, said: "The strong link between the people of South Shields and the marine school is demonstrated by the history of the Spawls family.
Biogeographically, the presence of species such as Leptopelis flavomaculatus, Hyperolius puncticulatus (Pfeffer, 1893) and Thelotornis mossambicanus (Bocage, 1895) that are present in the typical coastal forest of Arabuko-Sokoke provide an evidence that Kitobo forest species has close affinities with coastal forests (Drewes 1992, Chira 1993, Howell 1993, Schi0tz 1999, Spawls et al.
Tim Spawls, Sandford English Community School, Addis Ababa