Sentence Examples


  • Indeed, the evidences, so far as they have been examined, appear to warrant the conclusion that the region of the western Tian-shan, from Lake Issyk-kul southwards, was in great part the scene of probably five successive glacial periods, each being less severe than the period which immediately preceded it.
  • The result of these geological changes is that, although the internal structure of the Tian-shan region is highly mountainous, its external appearance, or in other words its geographical aspect, is that of a plateau."
  • Instead of 24,000 ft., stands, not on the main watershed of the central Tian-shan, but on a spur which projects from the watershed towards the south-west.
  • It used to be supposed that the Tian-shan confronted the basin of the Tarim with a steep, wall-like versant.
  • In altitude, sloping from the Tian-shan, and intersected by numerous rivers, flowing towards the Oxus.