By Patricia A. McKillip
Sorrow and bother and bitterness will hound you and yours and the kids of yours...
Some stated the demise phrases of Nial Lynn, murdered by way of his personal son, have been a depraved curse. To others, it used to be a winter's story spun via firelight on chilly, darkish nights. but if Corbet Lynn got here to rebuild his relations property, thoughts of his grandfather's curse have been rekindled by means of younger and old—and rumors crammed the heavy air of summer season. within the woods that border Lynn corridor, free-spirited Rois Melior roams wild and barefooted. And as autumn gold fades, she is ate up with Corbet Lynn, enthusiastic about his mystery past...
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Some stated the death phrases of Nial Lynn, murdered through his personal son, have been a depraved curse. To others, it was once a winter's story spun through firelight on chilly, darkish nights. but if Corbet Lynn got here to rebuild his kinfolk property, thoughts of his grandfather's curse have been rekindled via younger and old—and rumors stuffed the heavy air of summer season. within the woods that border Lynn corridor, free-spirited Rois Melior roams wild and barefooted. And as autumn gold fades, she is ate up with Corbet Lynn, captivated with his mystery prior. ..
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Fig. 3. Nilotic and Levant margins. I, coastal and lacustrine plain (arrow: retreating coast line); 2, continental shelf (SB: shelfbreak); 3, escarpment; 4, marginal plateau (a) and seamount (b); 5, submarine canyon and sea valley; 6, continental rise and deepsea fan (a); 7, erosional moat; 8, basin plain; 10, halokinetic features, dome (a) and low diapir (b); 11, Levant Platform; 14, subduction trench; 16, submarine passage; 17, fracture, fault (a), shear zone (b), buried structure (c); 18, spreading axis (Red Sea).
The most striking characteristic of this sector is the subangular arrangement (northwest-southeast and southwest-northeast) imposed by frontal (westward) and oblique (eastward) subduction. The mounts and ridges are buttelike uplifted features (examples: Matapan and Strabo mounts, respectively 2496 and 711 m) of different size and shape. They may represent outward overturned folds, probably modified by halokinesis. Trenches are deep (to 5 km), irregularly shaped depressions. Their structural and sedimentary discontinuity is attributed to partial blocking by island flanks.
Chart of the Quaternary prodelta of the Var River (Provence), kindly provided by Decca-Survey France. Location shown in Figs. 7. The block-diagram has been computer generated from a digital data bank. The original contour map (at a scale of 1 : 10,000) was prepared from a dense bathymetric line survey (50 m apart), using a narrow beam (6°) echosounder. The chart depicts the narrow deltaic shelf, deep and intense dissection by a radial ravine system, fiat bottom of the Var Canyon (on the left of the diagram) contrasting with the sharp and crenulate crests, and the near-continuity between the subaerial and submerged segments of the Var Valley.