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  • The Dexter Creek Road departed from the highway a few miles north of town and climbed sharply up the eastern escarpment of the valley.
  • It climbed gently along the escarpment above the river and was devoid of traffic.
  • Movements of the land either of subsidence or elevation, changes in the land by the action of erosion in cutting back an escarpment or cutting through a col, changes in climate by affecting the rainfall and the volume of water, all tend to throw the river valley out of harmony with the actual condition of its stream.
  • However, the summits along the edge of the basalt escarpment have much steeper slopes which plummet toward Belfast.
  • To the south is the chalk escarpment, which runs from the south coast to Norfolk.

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