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RELICT. A widow; as A B, relict of C D.

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By the 2020s, the gas cycling will have touched most of the relict and residual oil.
All populations of Chrosomus in Colorado are considered relicts and historically occurred only in the transition zone of the Front Range Mountains, a longitudinally narrow north-to-south region that supports streams intermediate in character between cold, clear, high-elevation streams in high-gradient mountainous areas and those in low-elevation, low-gradient, turbid, and warmer plains (Fausch and Bestgen, 1997).
This species should be looked for in other Alabama counties with relict stands of Atlantic white cedar.
Four isolated little clumps of juniper growing on Ramsey Island, off the Pembroke coast, have been described as potentially a relict population of a tree that colonised after the last Ice Age, so 9,000 years ago.
The relict type of its distribution (rare and scattered with big gaps between different localities, mostly in crevices and caves) suggests that D.
They are an odd looking bird, a relict from a different age.
One example is the relict disjunct population of loblolly pine (Pinens taeda) representing the westernmost extension of southern pine forest in the US.
Survey goals were: (1) to document current distributions through collection of recent shells; (2) to document former distributions through collection of relict shells and examination of museum collections; (3) to identify changes in distribution; (4) to identify the primary natural and anthropomorphic factors impacting unionids; and (5) to develop a model to explain the documented distributions.
The nutritive phagocytes in the lumen of the gonad were rapidly renewed and surrounded relict gametes for long periods from March to June or July.
It is currently known only from the relict Lost Pines loblolly forest, which is a post-ice age refugium for a variety of animal and plant species not expected to occur so far west of the southeastern United States.
Scanning the dense pedestrian traffic around the relict socialist fountain dedicated to the "friendship of peoples," and surrounded by shopping malls and chain stores, the camera fixates on and sees nothing but this indirect, almost subliminal, constant bottle economy, the deposit and retrieval of discarded objects seeming at once a compulsive reflex and a stylized social ritual.