Sentence Examples


  • The Empress Column is a stalagmite 35 ft.
  • Above this and below the stalagmite there is in one part of the cave a black band from 2 to 6 in.
  • The succession of beds in descending order is as follows: - (1) Shingle consisting of pebbles of limestone, slate and other local rocks, with fragments of stalagmite and containing a few bones and worked flints.
  • The traces of human occupation are pieces of charcoal, flints, moccasin tracks and a single skeleton embedded in stalagmite in one of the chasms, estimated, from the present rate of stalagmitic growth, to have lain where found for not more than five hundred years.
  • Each stalactite, stalagmite and pilaster was measured, numbered, and removed in sections.