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.
  • Each stalactite, stalagmite and pilaster was measured, numbered, and removed in sections.
  • 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.
  • (2) Below this is a stalagmite floor, varying in thickness from 1 to 3 ft., and covering (3) the red earth which contained bones of the hyaena, lion, mammoth, rhinoceros and other animals, in association with flint implements and an engraved antler, which proved man to have been an inhabitant of the cavern during its deposition.