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Otoliths!

Apparently you can age a fish by counting the rings of alcium carbonate in it's otoliths, since they are laid down on a yearly basis (like tree rings)
Day 44: Cape Cod and Lexington

August 18th 2011
This morning after packing up my things I cycled into Woods Hole to have a better look around. Since the small public aquarium didn't open until 10am I bought a cookie (which turned out to be peanut butter flavour - ew) and sat by the sea. I then looked around the aquarium and information centre before heading back to Mike's house to skype Rachel. She got her A level results today so found ... read more
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American Flag Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more
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