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  • I now have my personal, first-hand call to action from pole-to-pole warming: the iceberg-clogged Arctic waters, and this March, a couple of weeks after I was there, Antarctica's Wilkins ice shelf, 160 square miles wide, broken off near the western peninsula where I had been sailing.

    Lea Lane: Eyewitness To A Melting World

  • He said that "lengthwise" means "pole-to-pole" -- think about the way it grows, with the root end down and bud end up, and that's the length.

    Bridget Moloney: When Recipes are Useless

  • Cut the tomatoes in half from pole-to-pole so to speak

    Archive 2007-06-01

  • I just wonder whether there would be some insight from seeing what happens when you force some kind of average atmosphere or some kind of 2-D pole-to-pole model averaging over latitudes.

    Some Links to Pielke Jr « Climate Audit

  • So we moved down just outside the atmosphere in an "orange slice" pole-to-pole orbit that let us patrol the whole surface, a new sector each half turn.

    Time For The Stars

  • Instead her speed was reduced as she approached the planet so that she fell into a 2-hour, pole-to-pole parking orbit only a few hundred miles outside the silvery cloud blanket.

    Between Planets

  • The Venus colonies were too young, too poor, to afford the luxury of a great orbiting station in space, but a fast pole-to-pole parking orbit caused a ship to pass over every part of the spinning globe, an "orange slice" at each pass-like winding string on a ball.

    Between Planets

  • The ends of the pole-to-pole rod lay concealed by brush, perchance fifty yards away.

    The Lord of Death and the Queen of Life

  • And next I caused section after section of the long, iron, pole-to-pole rod, which had tricked Klow, to be hauled up into the tower.

    The Lord of Death and the Queen of Life

  • Once there, NASA expects the spacecraft to spend a year making at least 32 pole-to-pole orbits before intense radiation bakes its circuits.

    Wired Top Stories

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