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Wonder 5.5: Graphite Mines - Bat Bust

When last we left our Wonder, it was 1921: the graphite market had turned; the mines were abruptly closed and abandoned; Graphite had become a ghost town. 1,380 more words

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Wonder 5: Graphite Mines - Boom Town

In 1822, Benjamin Silliman, a renowned mineralogist, passed through northern Lake George on tour. The trip was personal, to improve his health. However, his professional reputation and love of geology proceeded him. 1,602 more words

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The Taj is monument built in love. All important monument are built for love. The most important monument we can leave for our children is the earth.

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Wonder 4: Split Rock

Once upon a time, in a not-so-far off land, on the shore of a beautiful lake, there lived sorcerer. He inhabited a hill marked by a Great Stone. 1,206 more words

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peru-machu picchu

Visit Machu Picchu is one of my dreams. Because this place is very far from my country it seems difficult to reach … but there is no dream that can not come true.. 993 more words


Seven Wonders

Seven Wonders by Adam Christopher

Angry Robot Books   September 2012   £7.99   411pp

Reviewed by Adrian Middleton

In the wake of his debut novel, Empire State… 532 more words


Wonder 3: The Indian Kettles


The Indian Kettles and Split Rock (the next in this series) are both geological wonders. Since the story of the Indian Kettles is on the short side, I’m going to start with the larger geological history of the whole region. 1,442 more words

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