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Some scientists have argued that the dark veins aren’t made of water at all and are really just arid landslides, but neither camp has produced a satisfactory explanation.
MARS’S MASCARA-LIKE STREAKS MAY BE CAUSED BY SLUSH AND LANDSLIDESCHARLIE WOODFEBRUARY 3, 2021POPULAR SCIENCE
All that good organic gunk could get recycled back onto farms to help plants grow and soils retain water in arid San Diego County, which has more small farms than any county in the United States.
ENVIRONMENT REPORT: LOCAL FARMS WANT YOUR TABLE SCRAPSMACKENZIE ELMERJANUARY 25, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Welcome to the arid wasteland that has been the Washington Football Team’s 21st century postseason history.
WASHINGTON’S LAST PLAYOFF WIN CAME 15 YEARS AGO. THAT FELT LIKE A BEGINNING, TOO.BARRY SVRLUGAJANUARY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
We’re an arid region prone to high-whipping and hot Santa Ana winds every winter, which often lead to power shutoffs by SDG&E as a wildfire prevention measure.
SAN DIEGO’S CLIMATE CHALLENGES WILL STILL BE HERE IN 2021 – AND BEYONDMACKENZIE ELMERJANUARY 1, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Relative amounts of different carbon and nitrogen isotopes depend on whether an elephant spent most of its time in, say, a rainforest or an arid grassland.
IVORY FROM A 16TH CENTURY SHIPWRECK REVEALS NEW DETAILS ABOUT AFRICAN ELEPHANTSMARIA TEMMINGDECEMBER 17, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
They found that, whether ancient Mars was warm and wet or cold and arid, conditions could have been at least toasty enough to create a moist habitable environment that reached several miles below the planet’s surface.
THE MOST LIFE-FRIENDLY PLACES ON ANCIENT MARS WERE DEEP BELOW ITS SURFACEKATE BAGGALEYDECEMBER 3, 2020POPULAR SCIENCE
Death, to do him justice, he had met with none of the cowardice he had vaunted, and consistently with his arid cynical soul.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
The broad river was left behind; they set their course toward the arid mountains of Libya.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
“Guayule” is a resinous rubber secured from a two-foot shrub that grows on the arid plains of Texas and Northern Mexico.
THE WONDER BOOK OF KNOWLEDGEVARIOUS
The interior plateau may be described as arid, so that irrigation is required if crops are to be raised.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 5, SLICE 2VARIOUS

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