Craig, a rock or crag - Pen-y-graig.
The long screes or talus-slopes at the foot of every crag and cliff bear witness to the continual waste.
The Suffolk Crag has yielded the unmistakable bones of an albatross, Diomedea.
Of Dufftown is the ruined castle of Auchindown, finely situated on a limestone crag, 200 ft.
Almansa is built at the foot of a white limestone crag, which is surmounted by a Moorish castle, and rises abruptly in the midst of a fertile and irrigated plain.
The term coprolites has been made to include all kinds of phosphatic nodules employed as manures, such, for example, as those obtained from the Coralline and the Red Crag of Suffolk.
The pseudo-coprolites of the Suffolk Crag have been estimated by Herapath to be as rich in phosphates as the true ichthyo-coprolites and saurio-coprolites of other formations, the proportion of P 2 O 5 contained varying between 12.5 and 37.25%, the average proportion, however, being 32 or 33%.
The tanned complexion, that amorphous crag-like face; the dull black eyes under the precipice of brows, like dull anthracite furnaces, needing only to be blown; the mastiff mouth accurately closed; I have not traced so much of silent Berserkir rage that I remember in any man."
On a crag above the town stands the v.
The Pena de los Enamorados, or "Lovers' Peak," is a conspicuous crag which owes its name to the romantic legend adapted by Robert Southey (1774-1843) in his Laila and Manuel.
The high Silurian crag now known as Domberg was early occupied by an Esthonian fort, Lindanissa.
The picturesque ruins of an old castle on a crag close by the town are usually known as the castle of Queen Bona, i.e.
Crag, a heap or barrow - Crag Mawr, Trichrug.
Near Husavik in the north there have been found marine deposits containing a number of marine shells; they belong to the Red Crag division of the Pliocene.
The latest Pliocene, or pre-Glacial, flora of northern Europe is best known from the Cromer Forest-bed of Norfolk and Suffolk, a fluvio-marine deposit which lies beneath the whole of the Glacial deposits of these counties, and passes downwards into the Crag, many of the animals actually associated with the plants being characteristic Pliocene species which seem immediately afterwards to have been exterminated by the increasing cold.
The foremost foothill of the range is the steep crag of Mons Titanus, crowned by the towers of the republic of San Marino.
Thick, containing rolled fossil bones, cetacean and fish teeth, and shells of the Crag period, with nodules or pebbles of phosphatic matter derived from the London Clay, and often investing fossils from that formation.
The phosphatic nodules occurring throughout the Red Crag of Suffolk are regarded as derived from the Coralline Crag.
It embraces over 10,000 acres, including the Blue Hill reservation (about 5000 acres), the highest land in eastern Massachusetts, a beautiful reservation of forest, crag and pond known as Middlesex Fells, two large beach bath reservations on the harbour at Revere and Hull (Nantasket), and the boating section of the Charles river.
W., and the finely-placed Norman castle of Ardfinnan, on a precipitous crag 6 m.
Arvernensis, &c.) have been found in France, Germany and in the Red Crag of Suffolk.
The crag-martin (Cotyle rupestris) haunts lofty cliffs in the alpine region.
The natural cleavage of the trachyte into joint planes had already scarped out shelves which it was comparatively easy for human labour to shape; and so, high up this cone of trachyte, the Greek town of Assus was built, tier above tier, the summit of the crag being crowned with a Doric temple of Athena.
The old castle, Schloss Ilsenburg, lying on a high crag above the town, was originally an imperial stronghold and was probably built by the German king Henry I.
On the north the crag is crowned by a sort of plateau sloping backwards into a round-topped hill.