Snake Coils

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Snake Coils (geology)
... Snake coils is a descriptive term used by physical geologist and glaciologists to describe the "snake coil"-like shape that occurs along certain ... It is believed that snake coils are formed through the same mechanism as tunnel valleys ...

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    Squalor spreads its hideous length
    through the carts and the asses’ feet,
    squalor coils and reopens
    and creeps under barrow
    and heap of refuse....
    Hilda Doolittle (1886–1961)

    The great snake lies ever half awake, at the bottom of the pit of the world, curled
    In folds of himself until he awakens in hunger and moving his head to right and to left prepares for his hour to devour.
    —T.S. (Thomas Stearns)