It forms a towering mass of granite about 3000 ft.
The towering, slender man was looking over a list with a frown.
The village of Ouray lay snuggled at the terminus of a long valley, wrapped in a box canyon by the towering San Juans to the east, west and south.
"We started with Asia last time," Kiki snapped, oriental features and towering height marking his mixed breeding.
Walled in by towering rocks and watered by a perennial stream, Petra not only possessed the advantages of a fortress but controlled the main commercial routes which passed through it to Gaza in the west, to Bostra and Damascus in the north, to Elath and Leuce Come on the Red Sea, and across the desert to the Persian Gulf.