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Norfolk Island Pine: Correspondences
Auricaria excelsa Folk Names: Gender: Masculine Planet: Mars Element: Fire Deity: Power: Protection, Anti-Hunger...
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The Twilight of the Celtic Gods
The Milesians, according to myth, were the first Celts to settle in Ireland. This group was named after the eight sons of Mil (some texts say King Milesius); these Gaelic peoples, the myths report, came to Ireland from Spain. Ironically, the first phase of...
Saga of Times Past >> Legend and Prehistory
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
Celtic Gods and Heroes: The Gods of Ancient Ireland
Celtic peoples established themselves in Ireland about 2,500 years ago. But humans had inhabited the island long before that, as evidenced by the monument site at Newgrange dating to 3000 B.C., as well as the prehistoric megaliths at Carrowmore in Sligo, and...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
Osiris, Wesir, Ausar, Usir, meaning "place of the eye". Also Wennefer which means "the eternally good being" or "the perfect one". He has been called "Lord of the Afterworld", "Judge of the Blessed Dead", "...
Deities & Heros >> Egyptian
The twins Artemis and Apollo
The story of the twin gods Artemis and Apollo was filled with intrigue and deception. Their conception was controversial in itself
Deities & Heros >> Greek

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Formaldehyde Solution EffectivelyInactivates Spores of Bacillus
Gruinard Island was heavily contaminated with the spores of virulent Bacillus anthracis during biological weapons trials in World War II.
Natural Heritage Seabed Biotope Groups Recreation and Tourism
Dispersal mode and assessments of recovery on the shores of
the island of Gruinard. The death of intertidal organisms was observed where formaldehyde. 3 reached the shore during 1986.
Part 3 The Little Gruinard River
3.1.3 Gruinard Bay.
Biosecurity and CBS
1943: British bioweapons testing using anthrax on Gruinard Island, off the Scottish coast.

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10 of the Craziest Things That You Never Knew About Quarantines
We never get tired of making islands scary Another island, Gruinard Island off the coast of Scotland, was so thoroughly bombed with anthrax as part of an experiment in biological warfare during World War II that it was quarantined until 1990.

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Gruinard Island - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Gruinard Island is a small, oval-shaped Scottish island approximately 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) long by 1 kilometre (0.
BBC News | SCOTLAND | Britain's 'Anthrax Island'
Gruinard Island - YouTube
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Tourist Temptation: Anthrax Island - CBS News
Decontamination of Bacillus anthracis on Gruinard Island?
Decontamination of Bacillus anthracis on Gruinard Island? Manchee RJ, Broster MG, Anderson IS, Henstridge RM, Melling J.

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