Sentence Examples


  • As these lakes shrank after the return of an arid climate, they left elevated beaches and deposits of various minerals, which mark their former extent.
  • The western and northern coasts are regular in outline with long straight beaches; and shallows are common in the seas that wash them.
  • The island is of volcanic origin; the only signs of upheaval are raised limestone beaches in the extreme N.
  • In post-Glacial times, a subsidence admitted the sea into the Lagan valley and across the eastern shore in several places; but elevation, in the days of early human occupation, brought these last marine deposits to light, and raised the beaches and shore-terraces some 10 to 20 ft.
  • There is evidence that Ungava, like the rest of Labrador, has risen several hundred feet since the Ice Age, marine beaches being found up to 700 ft.