The end of a glacier; the point at which loss of ice by melting exceeds the supply of ice by the movement of the glacier.
argillaceous sandstone would be sandstone with a significant amount of mud mixed in with the sand.
The first memoir for young readers by sports legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
At one time, Lew Alcindor was just another kid from New York City with all the usual problems: He struggled with fitting in, with pleasing a strict father, and with overcoming shyness that made him feel socially awkward.
His parents, coaches Jack Donahue and John Wooden, Muhammad Ali, Bruce Lee, and many others played important roles in Abdul-Jabbar’s life and sparked him to become an activist for social change and advancement.
The inspiration from those around him, and his drive to find his own path in life, are highlighted in this personal and awe-inspiriting journey.
The characteristic pattern of sediment deposited by a turbidity current.
A form of radioactive decay in which a proton is converted into a neutron by the emission of a positron.
The question of why over the last million years, climatic variation has been driven by the 100,000 year Milankovitch cycle rather than the 41,000 year Milankovitch cycle.
A type of lava flow, or the cooled and solidified rock produced by it, characterized by the rough jagged surface of the resulting rock.
But with a talent for basketball, and an unmatched team of supporters, Lew Alcindor was able to transform and to become Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
From a childhood made difficult by racism and prejudice to a record-smashing career on the basketball court as an adult, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s life was packed with “coaches” who taught him right from wrong and led him on the path to greatness.