Sentence Examples

  • In the heights of Harden (2651 ft.) and Whitecoomb (2695), whence the Clyde, Tweed, Annan, and Moffat Water descend, the high moorlands have been scarped into gloomy corries, with crags and talus-slopes, which form a series of landscapes all the more striking from the abrupt and unexpected contrast which they offer to everything around them.
  • No feature in Highland scenery is more characteristic than the corries, and in none can the influence of geological structure be better understood.
  • The Scottish corries have been occupied by glaciers.
  • Where two glens begin opposite to each other on the same ridge, their corries are gradually cut back until only a sharp crest separates them.

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