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puy

(pwiː)
n
(Geological Science) a small volcanic cone
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Grand Sarcoui volcano (Chaine des Puys, Massif Central, France), a case study for monogenetic trachytic lava domes.
Contract notice: Geochemical characterization of the waters of the chane des puys and hydrological analyzes of the catchment basins of the como and the veyre - caprice project
Les epigrammes presentees aux puys mariaux normands tendent a s'elaborer dans la stricte fidelite a deux exigences formelles strictes, inscrites directement dans les statuts de l'universite de Caen, selon lesquelles chaque piece doit: 1) etre composee d'hexametres dactyliques et 2) compter precisement trente vers.
The volume of Puys verse, for example, that contains both the scenes of the printing press and of God in his library (item 36, 135-140), had many makers.
Une exposition a Ghardaia de la chaine des Puys, en lice pour un classement a l'Unesco et representant un ensemble de 80 volcans au nord du Massif central, en France, organisee par le Conseil departemental du Puy-de-Dome, sera confiee a Algeria Com Event.
Puy-de-Dome, which last erupted around 5760BC, is the jewel in the crown of the Chaine des Puys - a 25 mile spine of 80 volcanoes that can be seen from all corners of the Auvergne.
Cooper, "Jean Mallard, poete et peintre rouennais", p.212, in Premiere poesie frangaise de la Renaissance; Autour des Puys poetiques normands, Actes du colloque international organise par le CEREDI (Universite de Rouen) 30 Septembre--2 Octobre 1999, Champion, Paris.
(2002) Coastal rock cliff erosion by collapse at Puys, France: the role of impervious marl seams within chalk of NW Europe.
Note, for example, Jean Bodin, Les Six Livres de la Republique (Lyon: Iacques du Puys, 1560), held by the Victoria University of Wellington Library.
Highlights include a tour of Clermont-Ferrand, where you'll stay on the first night, and seeing the Chaine des Puys volcanoes and thermal springs at Mont-Dore.