Sentence Examples


  • The river falls in cataracts and rapids over Boo ft.
  • On some of these channels deep gorges were eroded heading in temporary cataracts which exceeded Niagara in height but not in breadth; the pools excavated by the plunging waters at the head of the gorges are now occupied by little lakes.
  • Between the mouths of the Hartebeest and Molopo, in 28° 35' S., 20° 20' E., are the great waterfalls of the Orange, where in a series of cataracts and cascades the river drops 400 ft.
  • But just before reaching the Uaupes there is a long series of reefs, over which it violently flows in cataracts, rapids and whirlpools.
  • Evans, " The Rocks of the Cataracts of the River Madeira and the adjoining Portions of the Beni and Mamore," Quart.