Sentence Examples

  • Tetuaroa and Tubai, besides the three western Leeward Isles, are coral atolls.
  • More rain falls from January to May than during the other months; very much more falls on the windward side of the principal islands than on the leeward; and the amount increases with the elevation also up to about 4000 ft.
  • In the volcanic islands a distinction may be observed between the windward and leeward flanks, the moister windward slopes being the more richly clothed.
  • From 1893 to 1894 he was secretary to the governor of the Leeward Islands.
  • On the leeward side, from near the sea level to elevations of 1500 ft., and on ground that was formerly barren, the algaroba tree has formed dense forests since its introduction in 1837.