Sentence Examples

  • From each other by their partings, but making together one great bed of from 25 to 40 ft.
  • The drainage basin measured from the water-partings of the enclosing mountains is some three times as great.
  • The"meridional ridges which formerly used to be traced here along the main water-partings do not exist in reality, and the country appears on the hypsometrical map in the Atlas de Finlande as a plateau of 350 ft.
  • 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.
  • The forty ancient counties, remnants of various historical groupings and partings, are occasionally bounded by rivers.

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