[LMB] OT: Practice for terraforming Beta Colony on Earthly deserts.
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Sat Jun 19 14:43:12 BST 2021
From: Raymond Collins <rcrcoll6 at gmail.com>
I like deserts. They are fascinating places.
Gwynne: As well as sandy deserts, Australia has gibber deserts; small stones.
It's amazing standing in the middle of a gibber desert, and seeing the land run
flat right to the horizon in every direction (go to Oodnadatta. Interesting place.)
And there's fossils too - of sea creatures. A very long time ago central Australia
was an inland sea - the desert is an ocean floor. Minus the water, of course.
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