Sentence Examples


  • Lava streams and other signs of volcanic action abound, but there has been no igneous activity since the Spaniards took possession.
  • The most striking feature in the geology of Russia is its remarkable freedom from disturbances, either in the form of mountain folding or of igneous intrusions.
  • The whole group is abundantly watered, and the igneous soil is marvellously fertile.
  • In production of gold in 1907 Esmeralda county ranked first with $8,533,617 (nearly 70% of the total); Nye county's output was $1,547,408, Lincoln county's $929,775, ' Apart from their commercial uses, the Sutro Tunnel and the shafts of the Comstock Lode have been employed for scientific investigations, with the object of classifying igneous rocks, determining the variations of temperature, and the character of electrical manifestations beneath the earth's surface, and the relation between the structure of rocks and their rate of cooling.
  • Transitions between schists and normal igneous or sedimentary rocks are often found.

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