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arachnoid

Overview page. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics — Biological Sciences.

A cobweb-shaped landform on Venus showing radiating lineaments centred on a volcanic dome and surrounded by concentric ridges or fractures. Arachnoids are up to 150 km in diameter and occur...

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Douglass, Andrew Ellicott

George E. Webb.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry; Astronomy and Astrophysics. 1073 words.

Douglass, Andrew Ellicott (05 July 1867–20 March 1962), astronomer and dendrochronologist, was born in Windsor, Vermont, the son of the Reverend Malcolm Douglass and Sarah Hale. Raised in...

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Pigott, Edward

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics; Botany. 3 words.

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