Sentence Examples


  • In depth, which renders it scarcely possible that they were deposited in a continuous area, for such an enormous depression of the sea-floor could hardly have occurred since Miocene times without involving also Christmas Island.
  • No other way out for them is apparent, and it is clear that Edrioaster was not permanently and solidly fixed to the sea-floor.
  • The creature is represented crawling on the sea-floor, but it may equally well have been a floating animal.
  • In the south the deposits, from the Trias to the middle Eocene, consist mainly of limestones, and were laid down, with a few slight interruptions, upon a quietly subsiding sea-floor.
  • Pieces of amber torn from the sea-floor are cast up by the waves, and collected at ebb-tide.