She watched for soft areas where a wagon might get stuck.
Having been raised as rivals in all areas, A'Ran took a very unwarrior-like satisfaction out of having bested Kisolm finally.
His gaze probed at the remote areas of her mind.
Past elevations of land, however (and doubtless equally great subsidences) have taken place in South America since the Eocene, and the conclusion that extensive areas of land have subsided in the Indian Ocean has long been based on a somewhat similar distribution of giant tortoises in the Mascarene region.
In areas where Jenner's techniques were available, infections fell, and when inoculation became mandatory, they plummeted.
We will be able to examine all kinds of social issues: Why are some areas poorer than others?
Each of us could find separate areas to be alone but remain close to each other.
Two were in outlying areas north of town and two in the city of Keene.
The world was flooded in some areas and on fire in others with still other parts blanketed in outright war.
He cannot enter Death's domain or other areas of the Immortal world without invitation.
The main floor consisted of common areas and wide halls lined with massive windows.
In rural areas, first responders were often neighbors, which was the fortunate case with them.
She made her way through the common areas to the dorms and cautiously opened the door to the room that had been hers.
Women were packed even in the luxurious bathrooms with their sitting areas decorated with couches and a gilded fountain.
Jackson said, I think we should stay away from populated areas, the forest is our best chance to stay hidden.
Standing partitions broke up areas of the expanse.
There were a dozen such places, and the snow had melted over part of the rocky areas, making tracking almost impossible.
The reactor area, the storage and logistical areas, and the hazardous waste areas appeared untouched.
Just the barracks and office areas had been attacked.
In the rural areas, there was less concern with traffic, although an occasional farm dog forced him to practice his sprints.
None of the names sounded familiar, nor were the addresses in areas where Byrne was thought to have traveled.
You see houses a hundred years old standing in areas where tornadoes occur a number of times a year.
She pulled onto the crowded street and drove with barely contained patience through the residential areas before flooring the car when she reached the highway.
The ground floor consisted of formal dining and living areas, to include a hearth whose chimney stretched all the way to the top of the condo, two stories up.
She peered at the areas where there was bruising.
The cover was partially complete, with a few areas marked along one side and the bottom as being reserved for additional stories.
But to the west of this, except in the Rocky Mountain region where storms are numerous, the frequency steadily diminishes, and along the Pacific coast there are large areas where thunder occurs only once or twice a year.
Although the valleys between the ridges are not always easy of access, they give broad areas of nearly level agricultural land.
The plateau portion of West Virginia is largely covered by hardwood forests, but along the Ohio river and its principal tributaries the valuable timber has been removed and considerable areas have been wholly cleared for farming and pasture lands.
In the area of the Newer Appalachian Mountains, the eastern Panhandle region has a forest similar to that of the plateau district; but between these two areas of hardwood there is a long belt where spruce and white pine cover the mountain ridges.
Wild ginger, elder and sumach are common, and in the mountain areas, rhododendrons, mountain laurel and azaleas.
The general elevation in the south part of the state is much lower, and large areas bordering the Paraguay are swampy, partially submerged plains which the sluggish rivers are unable to drain.
The Mesozoic beds are limited in extent, the most extensive areas lying around the Gulf of Orosei on the east and west of Sassari in the north.
Frequent political changes in Venezuela have led to various modifications in the size and outlines of this state, which comprises large areas of uninhabited territory.
The northern part of the Gran Chaco is partly wooded and swampy, and as the slope eastward is very gentle and the rivers much obstructed by sand bars, floating trees and vegetation, large areas are regularly flooded during rainy seasons.
Still farther south and south-west there are open grassy plains and large areas covered with salt-pans.
The provinces of Santa Fe, Cordoba and Santiago del Estero are only partially wooded; large areas of plains are intermingled with scrubby forests of algarrobo (Prosopis), quebracho-blanco (Aspido-sperma quebracho), tala (Celtis tala, Sellowiana, acuminata), acacias and other genera.
The chestnut covers considerable areas in Prigord, Limousin and Beam; resinotis trees (firs, pines, larches, &c.) form fine forests in the Vosges and The indigenous fauna include the bear, now very rare but still found in the Alps and Pyrenees, the wolf, harbouring chiefly in the Cvennes and Vosges, but in continually decreasing areas; the fox, marten, badger, weasel, otter, the beaver in the extreme south of the Rhne valley, and in the Alps the marmot; the red deer and roe deer are preserved in many of the forests, and the wild boar is found in several districts; the chamois and wild goat survive in the Pyrenees and Alps.
There were, moreover, other and broader oscillations which raised or lowered extensive areas withbut much crumpling of the strata, and to these are due some of the most important breaks in the geological series.
Maize covers considerable areas in Landes, Basses-Pyrnes and other south-western departments.
West, west-central and eastern France outside these areas, where meadows are predominant and both dairying and fattening are general.
One of these areas is defined by the three fortresses, La Fre, Laon and Reims, the other by the triangle, LangresDijonBesancon.
- The states of Australia are divided by natural boundaries, which separate geographical areas having different characters, owing, mainly, to their different geological structures.
These areas of Archean rocks were doubtless once continuous.
But they have been separated by the foundering of the Coral Sea and the Tasman Sea, which divided the continent of Australia from the islands of the Australasian festoon; and the foundering of the band across Australia, from the Gulf of Carpentaria, through western Queensland and western New South Wales, to the lower basin of the Murray, has separated the Archean areas of eastern and western Australia.
The following are the areas subject to the various average The temperature in December ranges from 60° to above 95° Fahr., half of Australia having a mean temperature below 84°.
Dividing the land into zones of average summer temperature, the following are the areas which would fall to each: - Judging from the figures just given, it must be conceded that a considerable area of the continent is not adapted for colonization by European races.
The chief wheat lands are in Victoria, South Australia and New South Wales; the yield averages about 9 bushels to the acre; this low average is due to the endeavour of settlers on new lands to cultivate larger areas than their resources can effectively deal with; the introduction of scientific farming should almost double the yield.
Boundary is in part the river Thames, but it includes two separate small areas on the N.
In the shallower tropical waters, especially on the central ridge, considerable areas are covered by Pteropod ooze, a deposit consisting largely of the shells of pelagic molluscs.
Our knowledge of the salinity of waters below the surface is as yet very defective, large areas being still unrepresented by a single observation.
In the North Atlantic the distribution of pressure and resulting wind circulation are very largely modified by the enormous areas of land and frozen sea which surround the ocean on three sides.
In the intermediate belt between the two high-pressure areas the meteorological equator remains permanently north of the geographical equator, moving between it and about i r° N.
In the central parts of the two high-pressure areas there is practically no surface circulation.
The claims made by Germany to large areas of the hinterland gave rise to considerable negotiation with France and Great Britain, and it was not until 1899 that the frontiers were fixed on all sides.
Beneath the epidermis is a longitudinal layer of muscle-fibres which are separated into four distinct groups by the dorsal, ventral and lateral areas; these are occupied by a continuation of the epidermic layer; in the lateral areas run two thin-walled tubes with clear contents, which unite in the anterior part of the body and open by a pore situated on the ventral surface usually about a quarter or a third of the body length from the anterior end.
The territory in which a telephone administration operates is usually divided into a number of local areas, in each of which one or more exchanges are placed.
A system of wires, similar to that which connects the district exchanges in an area, links together the various local areas in the territory, and sometimes the territory of one administration with that of another.
Why do people in certain areas stay in school longer than those in other areas?
But in many areas, scarcity is so profound it has huge societal impact.
This is one of the few areas in which government taxation actually leads to a more efficient outcome.
In areas of uncertainty, we form our opinions on the basis of assumptions in other parts of our life.
All of these are sorely lacking in areas where hunger is most prevalent.
This has been a common situation throughout areas with high degrees of poverty and is certainly the case in Ethiopia.