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ESC1000
Longshore Current
Beach Drift
Rip Current
Turbidity Current
The longshore current is part of the longshore transport that…
the progressive movement of sand and sediment along the beach.
one specific kind of water current that can be found near bea…
a current of rapidly moving, sediment-laden water moving down…
Longshore Current
The longshore current is part of the longshore transport that…
Beach Drift
the progressive movement of sand and sediment along the beach.
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ESC1000
The smallest particle that exists as a…
Most minerals are chemical
Which of the following minerals could…
Which of the following igneous rocks c…
Atom
Compounds
Quartz
Granite
The smallest particle that exists as a…
Atom
Most minerals are chemical
Compounds
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ESC1000
Pull-apart, rift zones are generally a…
A typical rate of seafloor spreading i…
The continental drift hypothesis was r…
New oceanic crust and lithosphere are…
divergent
2 centimeters per year
identify a mechanism capable of moving continents
divergent boundaries by submarine eruptions and intrusions of…
Pull-apart, rift zones are generally a…
divergent
A typical rate of seafloor spreading i…
2 centimeters per year
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ESC 1000
alluvial fans
delta
braided stream
meandering stream
cone shaped deposit of sediment of la d
triangular mass of sediment deposited at the mouth if river t…
high angle, high velocity, mountain streams
low angle, low velocity,
alluvial fans
cone shaped deposit of sediment of la d
delta
triangular mass of sediment deposited at the mouth if river t…
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ESC1000 Chapter 6 Review:
earthquake
Faults
hypocenter (focus)
epicenter
ground shaking caused by the sudden and rapid movement of one…
fractures in the Earth's crust
the location where slippage begins
the point on Earth's surface directly above the hypocenter
earthquake
ground shaking caused by the sudden and rapid movement of one…
Faults
fractures in the Earth's crust
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ESC 1000
Surface ocean currents, and what the d…
Gyres and their circulation bending du…
Upwelling, and the significance of upw…
Cold and Warm currents
The wind is the main force
Gyres- circular ocean current ... Coriolis effect bends to right…
Water that is moving vertically. There're a lot of nutrients…
Cooler water South warm currents bring warmer water North.
Surface ocean currents, and what the d…
The wind is the main force
Gyres and their circulation bending du…
Gyres- circular ocean current ... Coriolis effect bends to right…
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ESC.1000 test 2
physical weathering
chemical weathering
factors influencing chemical weathering
exfoliation
geological process of rocks breaking apart without changing t…
any of the various weathering processes that cause exposed ro…
...
is the development of large, curved slates of granite by the…
physical weathering
geological process of rocks breaking apart without changing t…
chemical weathering
any of the various weathering processes that cause exposed ro…
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esc 1000
circumference of the earth
distance to the moon
distance to the sun
distance to alpha centauri
40,008km (eratoshenes 276-194)
381,555km
149,600,000km
40.85 trillion km
circumference of the earth
40,008km (eratoshenes 276-194)
distance to the moon
381,555km
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ESC 1000
Atoms
Protons
Neutrons
Electrons
make up elements
Positive Charge
Neutral Charge
Negative Charge
Atoms
make up elements
Protons
Positive Charge
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ESC1000
Thermosphere
Stratosphere
Mesosphere
Troposphere
The uppermost layer of the atmosphere, in which temperature i…
the 2nd layer of the atmosphere that lies between the troposp…
the layer of the atmosphere between the stratosphere and the…
layer of Earth's atmosphere that is closest to the ground, co…
Thermosphere
The uppermost layer of the atmosphere, in which temperature i…
Stratosphere
the 2nd layer of the atmosphere that lies between the troposp…
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ESC 1000 (Exam One)
Heliosphere
Kuiper Belt
Dipole
Magnetosphere
The region of space, surrounding the solar system, in which s…
A region of the solar system beyond the orbit of Neptune, bel…
North and South Poles
Region of space where the dominant magnetic field is the magn…
Heliosphere
The region of space, surrounding the solar system, in which s…
Kuiper Belt
A region of the solar system beyond the orbit of Neptune, bel…
ESC1000-1
planets of the solar system and their…
Mercury
Venus
Earth
¬ Mercury... ¬ Venus... ¬ Earth... ¬ Mars... ¬ Jupiter... ¬ Saturn... ¬ Uranus…
has a tenuous and variable exosphere that is made up of hydro…
hottest planet in our Solar System. This is due to the CO²-ri…
composed of nitrogen (main gas 78%), oxygen (20%), water vapo…
planets of the solar system and their…
¬ Mercury... ¬ Venus... ¬ Earth... ¬ Mars... ¬ Jupiter... ¬ Saturn... ¬ Uranus…
Mercury
has a tenuous and variable exosphere that is made up of hydro…
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ESC1000 Chapter 5
Most geologist rejected the idea of co…
List and explain the evidence presente…
Continental drift
Supercontinent
the evidence was collected from the continents of Africa, Sou…
1) The continental jigsaw puzzle - he reconstructed a map of…
Wegner formulated the idea in 1915 that South America and Afr…
1 continent consisting of all earth's land masses.
Most geologist rejected the idea of co…
the evidence was collected from the continents of Africa, Sou…
List and explain the evidence presente…
1) The continental jigsaw puzzle - he reconstructed a map of…
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esc1000
what type of porosity and permeability…
give an example of a rock that would m…
give an example of a rock that would m…
what are three methods of stream trans…
high porosity and permeability
basalt
sandstone
*in solution(dissolved load), in suspension(suspended load),…
what type of porosity and permeability…
high porosity and permeability
give an example of a rock that would m…
basalt
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ESC1000
Mercury
Venus
Earth
Mars
34 million miles from Sun, 3000 miles diameter, avg temp. 800…
67 million miles from Sun, 860 avg temp., 7400 miles diameter…
93 million miles from Sun, 7900 miles diameter, avg temp. 57…
134 million miles from Sun, 4300 miles diameter, -80 degrees…
Mercury
34 million miles from Sun, 3000 miles diameter, avg temp. 800…
Venus
67 million miles from Sun, 860 avg temp., 7400 miles diameter…
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ESC1000 Chapter 1
The investigation of interactions amon…
What is exosphere?
What are the four Earth components?
What does atmosphere consist of?
Earth Science
Sun & space
1.atmosphere... 2.hydrosphere... 3.biosphere... 4.geosphere
air & weather
The investigation of interactions amon…
Earth Science
What is exosphere?
Sun & space
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esc1000
length (metric)
volume (metric)
mass (metric)
temp (metric)
meter
liter
gram
degree celsisus
length (metric)
meter
volume (metric)
liter
ESC1000
Theory
Hypothesis
How do earthquakes occur?
Lutz favorite mineral
the result of testing a hypothesis and developing an explanat…
an attempt to explain a phenomena. It is a proposal, a guess…
tend to occur along preexisting faults where internal stresse…
Halite
Theory
the result of testing a hypothesis and developing an explanat…
Hypothesis
an attempt to explain a phenomena. It is a proposal, a guess…
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ESC1000
Thermosphere
Stratosphere
Mesosphere
Troposphere
The uppermost layer of the atmosphere, in which temperature i…
the 2nd layer of the atmosphere that lies between the troposp…
the layer of the atmosphere between the stratosphere and the…
layer of Earth's atmosphere that is closest to the ground, co…
Thermosphere
The uppermost layer of the atmosphere, in which temperature i…
Stratosphere
the 2nd layer of the atmosphere that lies between the troposp…
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esc1000
An unconformity is a buried
In the late 1700s James Hutton publish…
Catastrophism ________.
The ratio of parent to daughter isotop…
C) surface of erosion separating younger strata above from ol…
) Principles of Geology
helped man understand the true nature of the forces that shap…
B) between l and 2
An unconformity is a buried
C) surface of erosion separating younger strata above from ol…
In the late 1700s James Hutton publish…
) Principles of Geology
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ESC1000
Chapter 1
Contrast the geocentric and heliocentr…
Describe how Foucault's pendulum demon…
How did Eratosthenes calculate the cir…
Chapter 1
Geocentric said that the earth was orbited by the sun and oth…
demonstrates that the earth is rotating on its axis because h…
saw claim that sun hit a vertical wall percisely at noon on f…
Chapter 1
Chapter 1
Contrast the geocentric and heliocentr…
Geocentric said that the earth was orbited by the sun and oth…
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ESC1000
How many ocean are there?
The ocean is divided into to how many…
Oceanography consist of what make-up?
Geological
1
5 oceans, (Pacific, Atlantic, Indian, Arctic, and Southern)
Chemical, Geological, Physical, and Biological Oceanography
study of plate tectonics, petrology of oceanic rocks, sedimen…
How many ocean are there?
1
The ocean is divided into to how many…
5 oceans, (Pacific, Atlantic, Indian, Arctic, and Southern)
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ESC1000 Final Exam Terms
Albedo
Glacial retreat
Deforestation
Terrestrial planets (Rocky Midgets)
fraction of the total radiation that is reflected by a surfac…
Glaciers are disappearing almost everywhere around the world…
The clearing of trees... -when wood is burned, the carbon contai…
A planet within the solar system that is composed primarily o…
Albedo
fraction of the total radiation that is reflected by a surfac…
Glacial retreat
Glaciers are disappearing almost everywhere around the world…
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ESC1000 Exam 2
Atomic Structure
Atomic Number
Atomic Mass
Isotope
Includes a nucleus, composed of protons & neutrons, surrounde…
# of protons
# of protons & neutrons
"Same element with different # of neutrons and different mass…
Atomic Structure
Includes a nucleus, composed of protons & neutrons, surrounde…
Atomic Number
# of protons
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ESC1000 exam 2
Classify Igneous rocks based on...
Composition- igneous
Felsic- igneous
Intermediate- igneous
1. Composition... 2. Texture... 3. Field relationships
relative abundance of SiO2 and various minerals, and relative…
High SiO2 content, low Fe and Mg, light colored
intermediate SiO2 content, intermediate Fe and Mg content, me…
Classify Igneous rocks based on...
1. Composition... 2. Texture... 3. Field relationships
Composition- igneous
relative abundance of SiO2 and various minerals, and relative…
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ESC 1000 (Exam Two)
Rock
Cement (Holds rocks together)
Clastic rock (Holds rocks together)
Crystalline rock
A naturally occurring solid aggregate of one or more mineral…
Hardening and welding of clastic sediments by the precipitati…
Are composed of fragments or clasts of pre-existing minerals…
Rocks whose crystals are grow in place and interlock with eac…
Rock
A naturally occurring solid aggregate of one or more mineral…
Cement (Holds rocks together)
Hardening and welding of clastic sediments by the precipitati…
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ESC 1000 Final Exam
If a scientific method is followed, a…
Plate tectonics, biological evolution…
Which of the following is NOT an area…
Which type of scientists is most likel…
Theory..... hypotheses
Scientific Theories
Astrology
Meteorologist
If a scientific method is followed, a…
Theory..... hypotheses
Plate tectonics, biological evolution…
Scientific Theories
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ESC1000 Chapter 4
External process
Internal Processes
Earth's External Processes
Weathering
Weathering, mass wasting, and erosion are responsible for cre…
Internal processes lead to volcanic activity and mountain bui…
•Weathering - the disintegration and decomposition of materia…
Two kinds of weathering... -Mechanical weathering... •Breaking of r…
External process
Weathering, mass wasting, and erosion are responsible for cre…
Internal Processes
Internal processes lead to volcanic activity and mountain bui…
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ESC1000 Exam 2
Four Main Groups of Igneous Rocks base…
Felsic Rocks (igneous)
Intermediate Rocs (igneous)
Mafic
Felsic, Intermediate, Mafic, Ultramafic
SiO2: high, Fe/Mg Content: low, Color: light-colored
SiO2: intermediate, Fe/Mg Content: intermediate, Color: mediu…
SiO2: low, Fe/Mg Content: high, Color: dark grey to black
Four Main Groups of Igneous Rocks base…
Felsic, Intermediate, Mafic, Ultramafic
Felsic Rocks (igneous)
SiO2: high, Fe/Mg Content: low, Color: light-colored
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ESC1000 Final
The study of nature and the search for…
The constant interplay between experim…
Yes, they must be able to make predict…
Never, it is an ongoing process.
What is Science?
What is the Scientific Method?
Do all scientific theories have to be testable?
When is science finished?
The study of nature and the search for…
What is Science?
The constant interplay between experim…
What is the Scientific Method?
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ESC1000 Exam 2
What is the difference between mechani…
What roles do heat and pressure play i…
What is frost wedging and how does it…
In what way does crystal growth promot…
mechanical weathering - disintegrates a rock by breaking it i…
heat - as rock cools it contracts and regularly spaced joints…
occurs when water seeps into cracks, freezes, and expands to…
when water that is lodged in cracks in rocks evaporates, the…
What is the difference between mechani…
mechanical weathering - disintegrates a rock by breaking it i…
What roles do heat and pressure play i…
heat - as rock cools it contracts and regularly spaced joints…
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ESC 1000 Test 1
Meteorologist
What what type of electromagnetic is u…
_______ is an example of a renewable r…
What did the ancient Greek philosopher…
Scientists that would most likely be involved in the study if…
Radio Waves
Solar Energy
That it was the center of the universe
Meteorologist
Scientists that would most likely be involved in the study if…
What what type of electromagnetic is u…
Radio Waves
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Chapter 2 ESC1000
What is a mineral?
What is a mineraloid?
What are the basic building blocks of…
What is the name of the smallest parti…
A natural and inorganic solid that posses an orderly internal…
Lacks an orderly internal structure
Elements
Atoms
What is a mineral?
A natural and inorganic solid that posses an orderly internal…
What is a mineraloid?
Lacks an orderly internal structure
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ESC1000 Quiz 1
What are the defining characteristics…
What is a rock?
What are the particles that make up an…
Protons
Inorganic... Naturally Occurring... Solid ... Definite Chemical Compos…
It is a naturally occurring solid aggregate mass of mineral,…
Protons ... Neutrons... Electrons
Found in the nucleus... Have a positive charge
What are the defining characteristics…
Inorganic... Naturally Occurring... Solid ... Definite Chemical Compos…
What is a rock?
It is a naturally occurring solid aggregate mass of mineral,…
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ESC1000 Test 1
Science
Scientific Method
Yes, they must be able to make predict…
Never, it is an ongoing process.
The study of nature and the search for natures secrets.
The constant interplay between experiment and theory is the e…
Do all scientific theories have to be testable?
When is science finished?
Science
The study of nature and the search for natures secrets.
Scientific Method
The constant interplay between experiment and theory is the e…
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ESC1000 Midterm Study Guide
Aside from Earth, the terrestrial plan…
Eratosthenes was the first person to a…
Our Sun belongs to a Galaxy known as
The closest galaxy to ours is blank, w…
Mars, Mercury, and Venus
Observing shadows simultaneously cast at two different cities…
the Milky Way
Andromeda; 2.2
Aside from Earth, the terrestrial plan…
Mars, Mercury, and Venus
Eratosthenes was the first person to a…
Observing shadows simultaneously cast at two different cities…
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ESC 1000 TEST 4
Who is Joe kittinger?
What was Joe kittinger known for?
What was Joe kittinger protected by?
Our atmosphere =?
He jumped off a Ballon capsule
Highest sky dive in history
Pressurized suit and an oxygen supply
The air
Who is Joe kittinger?
He jumped off a Ballon capsule
What was Joe kittinger known for?
Highest sky dive in history
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ESC1000 test 2
rock
cement
crystalline rock
bedrock
coherent and naturally occurring solid, consisting of minerals
natural mineral material that precipitates to fill the space…
rocks where crystals interlock with each other
underlying the surface and still attached to the crust
rock
coherent and naturally occurring solid, consisting of minerals
cement
natural mineral material that precipitates to fill the space…
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ESC 1000: Quiz review
What are the types of volcanoes?
What are the types of caldera?
What is a caldera?
Where will you find most volcanoes?
• Composite... • Shield ... • Cinder ... • Cones
• Crater Lake... • Hawaiian... • Yellowstone
A summit depression greater than 1 km diameter
The Ring of Fire is a ring of volcanoes around the Pacific Oc…
What are the types of volcanoes?
• Composite... • Shield ... • Cinder ... • Cones
What are the types of caldera?
• Crater Lake... • Hawaiian... • Yellowstone
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ESC1000 Test #1
Cosmology
BCE
Geocentric Model
Heliocentric Model
The study of the structure and evaluation of the universe
"Before the Common Era" aka BC time period
The Earth is the center of the Universe, theory proposed by P…
The Sun is the center of the Universe, theory proposed by Cop…
Cosmology
The study of the structure and evaluation of the universe
BCE
"Before the Common Era" aka BC time period
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ESC1000 Quiz 4
4 layers of the atmosphere?
6 miles thick... has waves... unstable and p…
has the very thickest atmosphere... 50 mi…
in the thermosphere _____ and _______…
1.troposphere... 2.stratosphere... 3.Mesosphere... 4.thermosphere
troposphere
thermosphere
nitrogen/oxygen/sun/aurora
4 layers of the atmosphere?
1.troposphere... 2.stratosphere... 3.Mesosphere... 4.thermosphere
6 miles thick... has waves... unstable and p…
troposphere
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ESC1000 CH 17
coastlines
ocean waves are
waves caused by
frequency
- dynamic systems that change due to climate and tectonics... -…
surface waves... - disturb upper 100m of ocean... - wave E dissipat…
wind blowing over surface
# of wave crests passing each sec
coastlines
- dynamic systems that change due to climate and tectonics... -…
ocean waves are
surface waves... - disturb upper 100m of ocean... - wave E dissipat…
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ESC1000 CH 11
how are earth's layers examined
density affects ______ of seismic waves
higher density >> _____ seismic waves
________ transmit waves faster than __…
by studying earthquakes, magnetism, gravity, heat flow, and a…
speed
faster
solids, liquids/gases
how are earth's layers examined
by studying earthquakes, magnetism, gravity, heat flow, and a…
density affects ______ of seismic waves
speed
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ESC1000 CH 13
streams
hydrologic cycle
channels
Types of streamflow
flow of running water on the surface within channels
- motion of water in atmosphere and surface... - main processes:…
narrow depressions that concentrate surface water runoff
1. laminar flow... 2. turbulent flow
streams
flow of running water on the surface within channels
hydrologic cycle
- motion of water in atmosphere and surface... - main processes:…
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ESC1000 Chapter 7 Review
Magma
Lava
Viscosity
Eruption Column
molten rock that usually contains some crystals and varying a…
erupted magma
magma's mobility (resistance to flow)
a buoyant plume of hot, ash-laden gases that can extend thous…
Magma
molten rock that usually contains some crystals and varying a…
Lava
erupted magma
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ESC1000 CH 14
groundwater makes up
water table
porosity
permeability
22% of earth's freshwater
upper surface of zone of saturation
amount of open space bw sediment grains
amount of interconnectedness bw sediment pores
groundwater makes up
22% of earth's freshwater
water table
upper surface of zone of saturation
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ESC1000 CH 15
glaciers form on _________ and glacier…
firn
how do you form glacial ice?
glaciers grow when
land, gravity
granular ice formed when snow crystals are compacted
compression of firns
accumulation > ablation
glaciers form on _________ and glacier…
land, gravity
firn
granular ice formed when snow crystals are compacted
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ESC1000 quiz 2
Who is the main guy that started plate…
What are the two tectonic plates
What tectonic plate is made of granite?
Tectonic plate that is lighter rocks,l…
Alfred Wegener
Continental crust (plate) & oceanic plate
Continental plate
Continental plates
Who is the main guy that started plate…
Alfred Wegener
What are the two tectonic plates
Continental crust (plate) & oceanic plate
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ESC1000 Quiz #2
What features are associated with kars…
Mass wasting
Water
Porosity
A type of landscape made by limestone; contains calcite. Hydr…
the downward transport of soil or rock due to the controlling…
the most important erosional agent
the total volume of ways to enter the rock or soil.
What features are associated with kars…
A type of landscape made by limestone; contains calcite. Hydr…
Mass wasting
the downward transport of soil or rock due to the controlling…
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esc1000 ocean
oceanography
salinty
outgassing
thermocline
a composite science that draws on the methods and knowledge o…
proportion of dissolved salts to pure water
the escape of gases that have been dissolved in magma
layer of rapid temperature change that marks the transition b…
oceanography
a composite science that draws on the methods and knowledge o…
salinty
proportion of dissolved salts to pure water
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