Borealis sentence example

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  • On the other hand, there are Arctic species like the ground-beetle, Pelophila borealis, and south-western species like the boring weevil, Mesites Tardyi, common in Ireland, and represented in northern or western Britain, but unknown in eastern Britain or in Central Europe.
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  • In 1764 Briinnich published at Copenhagen his Ornithologia borealis, a compendious sketch of the birds of all the countries then subject to the Danish crown.
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  • The summer is almost nightless, print being legible at midnight, but in winter the days are only six hours long, though the nights are frequently illuminated with brilliant displays of the aurora borealis.
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  • He was the first, in 1867, to examine the spectrum of the aurora borealis, and detected and measured the characteristic bright line in its yellow green region; but he was mistaken in supposing that this same line, which is often called by his name, is also to be seen in the zodiacal light.
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  • On the upper verge of the pine forests, or in the scrubby vegetation just beyond, the following are not uncommon - black woodpecker (Picus martius), ring-ousel (Turdus torquatus), Bonelli's warbler (Phylloscopus Bonellii), crested tit (Parus cristatus), citril finch (Citrinella alpina), siskin (Chrysomitris spinus), crossbill (Loxia curvirostra), nutcracker (Nucifraga caryocatactes), blackcock (Tetrao tetrix), and the alpine varieties of the marsh-tit (Parus palustris, borealis) and tree-creeper (Certhia familiaris, costae).
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  • Arago is also fairly entitled to be regarded as having proved the long-suspected connexion between the aurora borealis and the variations of the magnetic elements.
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  • His researches on the last-mentioned subject led him to form a new theory of the aurora borealis.
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  • Among these subjects were the transit of Mercury, the Aurora Borealis, the figure of the earth, the observation of the fixed stars, the inequalities in terrestrial gravitation, the application of mathematics to the theory of the telescope, the limits of certainty in astronomical observations, the solid of greatest attraction, the cycloid, the logistic curve, the theory of comets, the tides, the law of continuity, the double refraction micrometer, various problems of spherical trigonometry, &c. In 1742 he was consulted, with other men of science, by the pope, Benedict XIV., as to the best means of securing the stability of the dome of St Peter's, Rome, in which a crack had been discovered.
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  • At Nuremberg he published in 1733 a collection of 316 observations of the aurora borealis made by himself and others 1716-1732.
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  • To the right of Hercules lie the arc of stars making up Corona Borealis and then Bootes with its bright star Arcturus.
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  • Aurora borealis on the globe lies a few degrees south of here, nearer to the Arctic Circle.
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  • Overnight on board and with luck plenty of opportunities to see the aurora borealis.
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  • A. borealis is a northern and boreal species of Honey Fungus, parasitic and saprotrophic on various trees but often on Birch.
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  • A lovely gold-tone metal brooch in the form of a large flower, with aurora borealis rhinestone diamante stones to the center.
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  • The weasel, the fox and the hare are exceedingly common, as also are the wolf and the bear in the N., but the glutton (Gulo borealis), the lynx and the elk (C. alces) are rapidly disappearing.
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  • The weather in the region is cooler, and fish, animals and flowers are less abundant at these times, but you'll still be treated to unbelievable view of Alaska's natural wonders, including the Aurora Borealis.
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  • Twin Flower (Linnaea) - A little evergreen creeper, L. borealis having slender upright stalks bearing two flowers each, delicately fragrant white, often tinged with pink, and drooping.
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  • Distinctive Designs offers an exquisite bracelet set of rose quartz, handcrafted Balinese sterling silver caps and rose aurora borealis Swarovski crystals with a delicate silver hanging charm.
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  • In the background one can make out an image that looks like the Aurora Borealis and a smattering of souls.
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  • Celestial: Fantasy fairies can have a connection with the moon, stars, galactic clusters, the aurora borealis, and other celestial features.
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