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  • So his eyes must be approximately similar to ours in spectral range.
  • The light here was dim-approximating, no doubt, to that of the Overlords’ far distant sun-so that, the Supervisor for Earth had discarded the dark glasses he normally wore when in the open.
  • Jan would have to do a little research, and make a few simple calculations: then he would know, at least approximately, how far the world of the Overlords was from Earth.
  • To list only the first dozen guests, there were the Fosters from Adelaide, the Shoenbergers from Haiti, the Farrans from Stalingrad, the Moravias from Cincinnati, the Ivankos from Paris, and the Sullivans from the general vicinity of Easter Island, but approximately four kilometres down on the ocean bed.

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  • The state has approximately as many Republicans as Democrats.
  • The circumference of the earth is approximately 24,900 miles at the equator.

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