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What is Artesian? (Artesian aquifer) Information about artesian system, well. The artesian term is used for situations where the groundwater in the wells above the water level is elevated. The word artesian, in France; Comes from the town of Artois near Calais, the first artesian well in Europe opened in 1126 and still flowing.   ..

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Petroleum - Oil Reserves

What is Petroleum? Information about petroleum, naphtha Petroleum, naphtha or ground oil; It is composed of hydrocarbons, more dense than water, dark colored, untreated, has its own odor, is natural flammable mineral oil extracted from underground. It is made up of the words “petra” meaning “stone” in Latin and “oleum” meaning oil (Petra oleum = Petrol). In many ..

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difference between jungle and forest

Wik’s What is the difference between “x” and “y” alphabetic list What is the difference between Jungle and Forest? The word jungle begins with the word jangala, which means “barren, rarely a tree-growing zone” in Sanskrit. From here, Indians turn into jangal word meaning “desert, forest, barren soil, unplanted soil“. In the colonial years (1776), probably ..

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Geothermal Energy

What is Geothermal energy?  Geothermal energy is the only type of energy extracted from underground and completely edible. The geothermal word comes from the combination of the words “Geo” meaning “earth crust” in Greek and “Therme” meaning “heat“. Geothermal energy is the heat energy stored in the earth’s crust. While the hot magma in the ..

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What is the Lava? About Lavas, Towns destroyed, damaged by lava Lava is molten rocks that come out during the volcanic eruption. The volcano is liquid when it first exits from its mouth and its temperature is between 700 ° C and 1200 ° C (1300 ° F and 2200 ° F).   Although the lava is ..

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What is the Windsock? About windsocks. Windsock; Which is used to detect the direction and intensity of the surface wind, which is parallel with the inside when it is filled with air and turns into the wind, fabric etc. It has a large mouth, which usually welcomes the wind, and a narrow outlet that releases the ..

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What is the wind? Reasons of wind, types of wind: The wind is a natural, mostly horizontal movement of air in the atmosphere close to Earth’s surface. The basic driver of the air movements is that the atmospheric pressure has different values ​​between regions. The wind is a flow of air displaced between the low ..

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What is the Microclimate? What does Microclimate mean? Microclimate (micro-climate) refers to the climate of the floor about 2 meters high, or the climate in a distinct and small area (for example between buildings in a city). Microclimate is a small climate area that separates from the surrounding macro-macro features. Small-area climate, micro climate can be ..

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