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(Click here for bottom) F f 176;F Degrees Fahrenheit. There are nine Fahrenheit degrees to every five Celsius degrees (cf. 176;C), so Fahrenheit temperature measurements to the same ``decimal place'' are almost twice as precise.Absolute temperature, measured in Fahrenheit degrees, is the Rankine scale.
The significant environmental effects of surface mines attract attention wherever the mines are located. Alteration of terrain, destruction of plant life and adverse effects on indigenous animals are inevitable consequences of surface mining.
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