Sentence Examples


  • From each other by their partings, but making together one great bed of from 25 to 40 ft.
  • The water-partings are characteristically level uplands, often with shallow depressions, once lakes, and some of them still so.
  • Markable differences in the drainage areas of their two sides, with interesting illustrations of shifting water-partings; and the White, Gasconade, Osage and other rivers are remarkable for .upland meanders, lying, not on flood-plains, but around the spurs of a highland country.'
  • The forty ancient counties, remnants of various historical groupings and partings, are occasionally bounded by rivers.
  • For the reservation of the water-partings in the past considerably denuded by lumbermen and ranchmen the increase of the forest areas, and the creation of reservoirs along the rivers, to control their erratic flow 2 and impound their flood waste for purposes of irrigation, much has been done by the national government.
 

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