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Ashton, Gardner And Dyke

At the Black Pig's Dyke

Black Dyke Mills Band

Black Pig's Dyke

Clang Of The Yankee Reaper (Van Dyke Parks album)

clastic dyke

cross-ridge dyke

Daniel Dyke (1614—1688) General Baptist minister

Daniel Dyke (c. 1583—1614) Church of England clergyman

Devil's Dyke

Dick Van Dyke (b. 1925)

Discover America (Van Dyke Parks album)


Dyke And The Blazers

dyke set

dyke swarm

Earl Van Dyke (1930—1992)

Henry Van Dyke (1852—1933)

James Dykes Campbell (1838—1895) biographer of Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Jeremiah Dyke (c. 1584—1639) Church of England clergyman

John Bacchus Dykes (1823—1876) composer and Church of England clergyman

John C. Van Dyke (1856—1932)

John Dyke Acland (1747—1778) army officer and politician

John Dykes Bower (1905—1981) organist

Leroy Van Dyke

(Millicent) Zoe Dyke (1896—1975) pioneer of British sericulture

neptunian dyke

Offa's Dyke

Omar Dykes


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Discordant, or cross-cutting, tabular intrusion. Most dykes are vertical or near vertical, having pushed their way through the overlying country rock. See also dyke set; dyke swarm; and radial dyke.

Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.

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