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I looked around at the expanse of dunes below me, their proportions and distances distorted by the harsh sun.
I TRIED TO CLIMB THE LARGEST SAND DUNE IN NORTH AMERICAEMILY PENNINGTONSEPTEMBER 22, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
Finally, I looked out my window into a beautiful little valley with what seemed to be the perfect expanse of wetland.
HOW TO HUNT FOR STAR-NOSED MOLES (AND THEIR HOLES)KENNETH CATANIASEPTEMBER 15, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
These strikes caused dozens of fires from Santa Cruz to Half Moon Bay, a forested, mountainous expanse, and came to be known as the CZU Lightning Complex fire.
HOW WE SAVED OUR NEIGHBORHOOD FROM A WILDFIREDAIN ZAFFKESEPTEMBER 2, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
Meanwhile, SkyCool Systems of Mountain View, California, has developed essentially high-tech mirrors that can cast heat into the cold expanses of space, taking advantage of a natural phenomenon known as radiative cooling.
AIR CONDITIONING TECHNOLOGY IS THE GREAT MISSED OPPORTUNITY IN THE FIGHT AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGEJAMES TEMPLESEPTEMBER 1, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Advocates decry the amount, saying it’s too low compared with the profit SDG&E makes off the vast expanse of electric poles, wires and natural gas lines each year.
THE CITY IS WALKING A FINE LINE IN DEMANDING MILLIONS FROM ITS NEXT POWER PROVIDERMACKENZIE ELMERAUGUST 7, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
When it cleared, the valley was a solid expanse of white, and the stars shone out as if in an Arctic sky.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
The expanse, apparently so limitless, open to her view, invited her fancy to a range equally boundless.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
Here a palace with low portals extended its ponderous expanse; it was the palace of King Loc.
HONEY-BEEANATOLE FRANCE
This in turn will go through its process of retreat until the former expanse of waters disappears.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
What more natural term, then, to apply to a spot of land standing alone in the midst of an expanse of water than an eye of land?
NOTES AND QUERIES, NUMBER 194, JULY 16, 1853VARIOUS
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