gold seekers founded most of the larger cities around the black hills, and quarrying was an important economic activity in several areas in eastern south dakota. mines and quarries in present-day south dakota produce gold, sioux quartzite, milbank granite, sand, gravel, limestone, mica, and uranium.
this is a list of the heritage sites in the western cape province, south africa, as recognized by the south african heritage resource agency.. for additional provincial heritage sites declared by heritage western cape, the provincial heritage resources authority of the western cape province of south africa, please see the entries at the end of the list.
halite / ˈ h æ l aɪ t / or / ˈ h eɪ l aɪ t / , commonly known as rock salt, is a type of salt, the mineral natural form of sodium chloride na cl .halite forms isometric crystals. the mineral is typically colorless or white, but may also be light blue, dark blue, purple, pink, red, orange, yellow or gray depending on inclusion of other materials, impurities, and structural or isotopic .
around 80% of the global soybean crop is used to feed livestock. according to the world bank, animal agriculture is responsible for up to 91% of the destruction of the amazon rainforest. according to a report by greenpeace, animal feed for meat production is europe's largest contribution to deforestation.
artisanal mining in south africa probably has a long history, but this has not been documented. for zimbabwe, roger summers has mapped extensive pre-colonial mines, prospecting trenches, and early processing sites, but this has so far not been done for south africa. violence is a constant problem in the artisanal mining sector. this is often .
stone is a market town and civil parish in staffordshire, england, 7 miles 11 km north of stafford and 7 miles 11 km south of stoke-on-trent and 15 miles 24 km north of rugeley. it was an urban district council and a rural district council before becoming part of the borough of stafford in 1974.
the term stained glass is also applied to windows in which the colours have been painted onto the glass and then fused to the glass in a kiln. stained glass, as an art and a craft, requires the artistic skill to conceive an appropriate and workable design, and the engineering skills to assemble the piece. a window must fit snugly into the space .
the vampire murder case is an unsolved murder relating to an unknown assailant who committed the murder of a worker named lilly lindeström in stockholm, sweden. lindeström was found dead with a crushed skull in her apartment on 4 may 1932. police noted that someone had drunk her blood. the body of erik jan hanussen 43 , an austrian jewish publicist who claimed to have psychic powers and .
while the almond is often eaten on its own, seven trust or toasted, it is also a component of various dishes. almonds are available in many forms, such as whole, sliced flaked, slivered , and as flour. almond pieces around 2–3 mm in size, called 'nibs', are used for special purposes such as decoration.
jasper, an aggregate of microgranular quartz and/or chalcedony and other mineral phases, is an opaque, impure variety of silica, usually red, yellow, brown or green in color; and rarely blue.the common red color is due to iron iii inclusions.jasper breaks with a smooth surface and is used for ornamentation or as a gemstone.it can be highly polished and is used for items such as vases, seals .
a landform is a natural or artificial feature of the solid surface of the earth or other planetary body.landforms together make up a given terrain, and their arrangement in the landscape is known as topography.typical landforms include hills, mountains, plateaus, canyons, and valleys, as well as shoreline features such as bays, peninsulas, and seas, citation needed including submerged .
the south downs trail marathon starts in the village of slindon near arundel and ends at the queen elizabeth country park to the south of petersfield. longer events that take in the south downs way include a 100-mile running 'ultramarathon' and mountain biking 75 mile night time race from beachy head to queen elizabeth country park.
beer stone was a popular kind of limestone for medieval buildings in southern england. limestone and to a lesser extent marble are reactive to acid solutions, making acid rain a significant problem to the preservation of artifacts made from this stone. many limestone statues and building surfaces have suffered severe damage due to acid rain.
artisanal mining in south africa probably has a long history, but this has not been documented. for zimbabwe, roger summers has mapped extensive pre-colonial mines, prospecting trenches, and early processing sites, but this has so far not been done for south africa. violence is a constant problem in the artisanal mining sector.
castle clinton or fort clinton, previously known as castle garden, is a circular sandstone fort now located in battery park, in manhattan, new york city. built from 1808 to 1811, it was the first u.s. immigration station predating ellis island , where more than 8 million people arrived in the united states from 1855 to 1890.
the amazing spider-man is a 2012 american superhero film based on the marvel comics character spider-man, and sharing the title of the character's longest-running comic book series.it is the fourth theatrical spider-man film produced by columbia pictures and marvel entertainment, a reboot of the series following sam raimi's 2002–2007 spider-man trilogy, and the first of the two the amazing .