Sentence Examples

  • From the valleys their rugged, deeply indented escarpments, stretching away to the horizon, have the appearance of a continuous chain of mountains.
  • The southern frontier is formed by the escarpments which separate the Niger basin from those of the coast rivers of Liberia.
  • And E., but with some rugged escarpments facing the lake; their highest point is Snake Mountain (1271 ft.) in Addison county.
  • It first flows in a valley bounded, especially towards the west, by the escarpments of a high plateau, and containing the towns of Lugh (in 3° 50' N., the centre of active trade), Bardera, 387 m.
  • Through these gorges dash magnificent cascades, others leaping the escarpments of the plateaus in waterfalls of great volume and depth.

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