STARNBERG , a
See also:village and
See also:health resort of Germany, in the
See also:kingdom of
See also:Bavaria, on the Starnberger See, 16 m. by
See also:rail S. from
See also:Munich . Pop . (19o5), 3257 . It has an evangelical and a
See also:Roman Catholic
See also:church, an old
See also:castle (now
See also:government offices) and a bathing
See also:establishment . The Starnberger See (or Wurmsee) is a lake with a length of 12 m., a breadth of 3 m., and covering 23 sq. m . Its greatest
See also:depth is about 400 ft . The lake is girdled by hills, studded with attractive
See also:villa residences, commanding beautiful and extensive views of the
See also:Alps . On the Roseninsel, an
See also:island in the lake, remains of lacustrine dwellings have been discovered . The
See also:waters abound in
See also:fish . In the summer steamboats ply, touching at all the villages lying on the shores . See Ule, Der Wiirmsee in Oberbayern (
See also:Leipzig, 190,) .
See also:STAR-NOSED MOLE (Condylura cristata), a
See also:species, the single representative of its genus .
In burrowing habits it resembles the
See also:European mole, but is distinguished from all other members of the
See also:family Talpidae by the presence of a
See also:ring of tentacles
See also:round the nostrils, probably serving as
See also:organs of
See also:touch .
STARLING (0. Eng. staer steam, and slerlyng; Lat. s...
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