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  • noun Nigeria, West Africa A ceremonial clay shrine filled with clay models of humans or deities, made by the Igbo tribe.

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  • Because drilling can bring warm fluids up from depth, potentially melting the shallower gas hydrate, many researchers and engineers anticipate that drilling through gas hydrate may pose a hazard to the stability of the well, the platform anchors, the tethers, or even entire platforms.soundwaves. usgs.gov Hydrate is less dense than the surrounding seawater and will float toward the surface until it decomposes.www. mbari.org

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  • There are exciting stories about Olaudah Equiano, the slave who bought back his freedom in the 18th century, about mbari (ritual celebration), and about 'good' colonizers (like William Simpson and James Welch, Achebe's first teachers).

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  • a hazard to the stability of the well, the platform anchors, the tethers, or even entire platforms.soundwaves. usgs.gov Hydrate is less dense than the surrounding seawater and will float toward the surface until it decomposes.www. mbari.org Drilling and operating such wells is at the cutting edge of knowledge and technology.

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