Petraea sentence example

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  • The camel, the horse and the donkey are the draught animals; the flesh of the first Geology and Geography of Arabia Petraea, Palestine and adjoining Districts (London, 1886).
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  • All former descriptions are now superseded by the magnificent work of Brunnow and Domaszewski, Die Provincia Arabia (1904), who have minutely surveyed the whole site, classified the tombs, and compiled the accounts of earlier investigations; and by the independent researches of Dalman, Petra and seine Felsheiligtiimer (1908), and of Musil, Arabia Petraea (1907-1908).
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  • It penetrates into Arabia Petraea in a N.N.E.
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  • In the old copper-smelting district of Arabia Petraea, clay blast-pipes dating back to the earlier dynasties of ancient Egypt have been found buried in slag heaps; and in India the native smiths and iron-workers continue to use furnaces of similar types.
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  • However Q. robur and Q. petraea trees with oak decline do not usually exhibit bleeding cankers of the main stem.
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  • The acidic soils support sweet chestnut Castanea sativa, sessile oak Quercus petraea, and ash Fraxinus excelsior.
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  • His huge plant of Daphne petraea grandiflora is around 15 years old.
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  • Iberis Petraea - A pretty alpine species, 3 inches high, with a flat cluster of white flowers, relieved in the centre by a tinge of red, thriving among rock plants in welldrained spots with plenty of moisture.
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  • Moltkia Petraea (Erodium Petraeum) - This has three to five purplish-rose flowers on each stalk, which are 4 to 6 inches high.
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