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Some articles on columns, column:

Communities (magazine) - Columns
... A number of onging columns appear in the journal including "The Peripatetic Communitarian" Observations of Geoph Kozeny, data collector for the Directory, and visitor to ...
Moscow Triumphal Gate - 19th Century
... The castings for the ends of the columns and walls located above the cornices, the forging from the sheets of copper sculpture details including the figures of geniuses, trophies and ... The cast iron for the columns were cast in another local factory ... Each column is composed of nine separate blocks together with the trunks and the upper units of the columns ...
Stowe House - The House - The Architectural History
... two-tier south portico that consisted of four Tuscan columns with four Ionic or Composite columns above ... this involved the erection in 1770–1772 of the two twin quadrant colonnades of Ionic columns that flank the facade, these may be to Robert Adam's design ...
Recurrent Thalamo-cortical Resonance - Thalamocortical Circuits - Resonant Columns
... physically separated from adjacent resonance columns by areas of inhibited cortex between them ... It is not known what the exact function of these columns is, although their formation occurs only when the cortical white matter afferents are stimulated at the gamma frequency range ... The regions of inactive cortex that form between cortical columns were determined to be actively inhibited administration of a GABAA blocker stops columnar development ...
Huasca De Ocampo - Tourism - Prismas Basálticos
... Los Prismas Basálticos (The Basalt Prisms) are tall columns of basalt rock that line a ravine through which water runs from the San Antonio Dam ... de Alcholoya, are lined by polygonal columns between thirty and fifty meters high with five or six sides ... The basalt columns were created by the slow cooling of volcanic lava ...

Famous quotes containing the word columns:

    Rage is the only quality which has kept me, or anybody I have ever studied, writing columns for newspapers.
    Jimmy Breslin (b. 1929)

    When I heard the learn’d astronomer,
    When the proofs, the figures, were ranged in columns before me,
    Walt Whitman (1819–1892)

    The newspapers, I perceive, devote some of their columns specially to politics or government without charge; and this, one would say, is all that saves it; but as I love literature and to some extent the truth also, I never read those columns at any rate. I do not wish to blunt my sense of right so much.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)