Sentence Examples


  • From this fold the stratified beds have in large part been removed, the more recent having been almost entirely eroded from the elevated mass.
  • In this part of its course the Euphrates runs through an open, treeless and sparsely peopled country, in a valley a few miles wide, which it has eroded in the rocky surface.
  • By the deeply eroded valleys of the Araguaya and Upper Tocantins rivers and their tributaries.
  • The hilly aspect of several parts of the central plateau is not due to foldings of the strata, which for the most part appear to be horizontal, but chiefly to the excavating action of the rivers, whose valleys are deeply eroded in the plateau, especially on its borders.
  • The surface of Minas Geraes is broken by mountain ranges and deeply eroded rivercourses, the latter forming fertile valleys shut in by partly barren uplands, or campos.

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