The sound echoed off the bluffs and the dogs retreated.
Huge bluffs ruptured from the ground and oozed with water.
The country is covered with limestone in many parts, and large isolated bluffs of this formation stand up in the plains both on the eastern and the western slopes.
The city stands at the foot of low bluffs, about a mile from the shore line.
The site of the city, which spreads back over bluffs and terraces to the foothills of the mountains (2000-3800 ft.
Coast consists of bluffs, indented with bays and bordered by several islands, the larger ones being Cozumel (where Cortes first landed), Cancum, Mujeres and Contoy.
Along the eastern border of this delta, and southward of it, along the Mississippi itself, extends a belt of hills or bluffs (sometimes called "cane-hills"), which is cut by deep ravines and, though very narrow in the north, has in the south an average width of about to m.
It has been found impossible to afforest them on account of the roughness of the sea-air, and the wash from their bluffs into the harbour has involved large expense in the erection of sea-walls.
Of the town of Tver, occupying the bluffs on both banks of the Volga (here 350 ft.
The village is best known as a summer resort; it is built on bluffs and on a series of terraces rising from Round and Pine lakes and affording extensive views; and there are a number of attractive summer residences.
Beloit is attractively situated on high bluffs on both sides of the river.
Many of the river bluffs rise to an unusual height, Starved Rock, near Ottawa, in La Salle county, being 150 ft.
The coast is for the most part flat, with occasional low cliffs and bluffs of red sandstone.
Many of the residences are on bluffs commanding beautiful views of river scenery; and good building material has been obtained from the Burlington limestone quarries.
The city is picturesquely situated on bluffs above the river and has two public parks.
The city is finely situated on the fourth Chickasaw Bluffs, more than 40 ft.
Chickasaw Bluffs were named from the Chickasaw Indians, who were in possession when white men first came to the vicinity.
The city is built on rocky limestone bluffs, which rise rather abruptly on each side of the river, and a number of the parallel streets, of different levels, are connected by flights of steps.