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Because wind can build drifts of deep snow over holes, effectively hiding them from view, using a pole as a probe to detect divots can be a lifesaver in deep and uneven snowpack.
Residents continue to complain of drift from aerial spraying and heavy sediment pollution into Nehalem Bay, home to clams, Dungeness crab and runs of chinook and coho salmon.
TIMBER TAX CUTS COST OREGON TOWNS BILLIONS. THEN POLLUTED WATER DROVE UP THE PRICE.BY TONY SCHICK, OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING, AND ROB DAVIS, THE OREGONIAN/OREGONLIVEJANUARY 1, 2021PROPUBLICA
Whole ecosystems evolve through random “ecological drift,” much as genetic drift influenced the frequency of traits.
To complicate things further, the spacecraft experienced hard-to-predict drifts in its trajectory due to sublimely ethereal forces from the uneven thermal radiation coming from its plutonium-filled electrical generator.
And in Ireland they are drifting into great difficulties which may even break up the Cabinet.
Behind the boats—in the region whither we were drifting, every thing was dark as the grave.
The former, in order to get through, was running south; the latter was drifting north, ready to close up every passage.
After a while you spied an old log canoe, drifting down the river, and the other boys waded out and got it.
It was the old life again, the life that he knew and loved, drifting on from camp to camp with every man his friend.
SILVER AND GOLDDANE COOLIDGE
She was drifting, drifting, when suddenly from the shadow of a flight of broad steps a man stalked out and confronted her.
THE DUST FLOWERBASIL KING

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