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Fall

An obsolete Scottish unit of length equivalent to 222 inches.
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The Donner party could have fallen back and survived the conditions at the time if they had changed course,'' Bergthold said in a message relayed by support-team members.
Melosh proposes that material from the impact body and the impact site should have flown up past Earth's atmosphere and then fallen back down in tiny pieces that moved much faster than scientists had estimated.