Sentence Examples

  • Were it not for these dams steamers might reach Mosul itself, at an elevation of 353 ft.
  • It is lowest in November, and rocks, shallows, and the remains of old dams then render it almost unnavigable.
  • Two great dams on the river (one built by the Federal government) provide good water power.
  • The Monongahela has been improved by locks and dams to Fairmont.
  • South of Mosul, at which point navigation is blocked by two ancient dams, erected, apparently, to control the river for the Assyrian city of Calah, the ruins of which are called Nimrud by the natives after these dams, which they conceive to be the work of that mythical hero.

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