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Megan Barrington watched the sun rise over the rocky outcrop.
TO REHEARSE PERSEVERANCE’S MISSION, SCIENTISTS PRETENDED TO BE A MARS ROVERLISA GROSSMANJULY 29, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
That extra carbon dioxide results in oceans that are more acidic, which makes it harder for corals to build their rocky homes.
LET’S LEARN ABOUT CORAL REEFSBETHANY BROOKSHIREJULY 22, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
That means it probably has to be a gas giant like Jupiter rather than a rocky planet like Earth.
DEVELOPING PLANET EMERGES IN A SWIRL OF GASLISA GROSSMANJULY 6, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
However, he explains, that broth could be a liquid water ocean — one that exchanges chemicals with some rocky surface.
PLANETS WITH HYDROGEN SKIES COULD HARBOR LIFELISA GROSSMANJUNE 2, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Because things are only going to get rockier through election day.
DOES THE PRESIDENT MATTER AS MUCH AS YOU THINK? (EP. 404)STEPHEN J. DUBNERFEBRUARY 6, 2020FREAKONOMICS
As he was toiling slowly up a narrow, rocky pass, he suddenly saw an Indian's head peering over the ledge.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
On a rocky islet in the centre of a fresh water pond two miles in circuit they commenced erecting a fort and store house.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
As if to prove that he was a true prophet, the herd split against a rocky pinnacle, and on this we stranded.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
We were now drifting to the South by East through a wide channel, sounding in between fifty and sixty fathoms, rocky bottom.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
Buache Island was visible as well as the small rocky islet between it and Cape Peron.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
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WORDS RELATED TO ROCKY

  • adamantine
  • callous
  • compact
  • compacted
  • compressed
  • concentrated
  • consolidated
  • dense
  • firm
  • hardened
  • impenetrable
  • indurate
  • indurated
  • inflexible
  • iron
  • packed
  • rigid
  • rocky
  • set
  • solid
  • stiff
  • stony
  • strong
  • thick
  • tough
  • unyielding
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