Sheer over a rocky ledge of horse-shoe shape.
He gave no thought to how he'd reverse the process and return to the ledge above.
Dazed and pained, she couldn't help but wish she'd just jumped off the ledge instead.
As she did every day, she wriggled out onto it and crept the length of the ledge to the neighboring window.
It was a good 15 feet to the bottom from the ledge she was on.
Favoured with a dark and foggy night the party of 150 men and a guide reached the first ledge of rock undiscovered.
An armadillo stared at them from a rocky ledge as they passed, and a doe and her fawn darted across the trail not more than a hundred yards ahead, disappearing into the brush.
He posed for their cameras and finally leaped from one ledge to another along the face of the cliff until he disappeared over the lip and into the forest above them.
It only visits the land to deposit its single white egg, which is laid on a rocky ledge, where a shallow nest is made in the turf and lined with a little dried grass.
The natural arch that admits one to Mammoth Cave has a span of 70 ft., and from a ledge above it a cascade leaps 59 ft.
Sculptured slabs form balustrades to the steps leading up to the temple, and its exterior is ornamented with figures in stucco, the outer faces of the four pillars in front having life-size figures of women with children in their arms. The small Temple of Beau Relief stands on a narrow ledge of rock against the steep slope of the mountain.
Above the broad northern valley, at the north extremity of a long ledge, terminating in steep cliffs, forming part of the chain of Mt Gilboa.
Tery was partly cut into the desired shape in the native ledge, broken or prised loose, and afterwards scraped into form.
On a ledge below the crest of the Palisades is the famous duelling ground, where New York citizens and others once settled their quarrels.
As regards the teeth, canines are wanting, and the penultimate upper premolar is short, from before backwards, with a distinct ledge on the inner side.
Two lambs followed their mother as the ewe leaped from one ledge to another.
The first ledge rising from the ocean floor has depth averaging 8000 ft.
The outer edge of this ledge is roughly parallel to the coast of Western Australia, and more than 150 m.
The descent to the lower district is marked by the Barraconda rapids, formed by a ledge of rock stretching across the river.
The shelves should be of slate a, a, supported by iron uprights b, b, each half having a front ledge of bricks set on edge in cement c, c. The slabs of slate forming the shelves should not be too closely fitted, as a small interval will prevent the accumulation of moisture at the bottom of the bed.
A hot-water pipe f should run along both sides of the pathway, close to the front ledge of the lowest beds.
Gilbert Walmesley, registrar of the ecclesiastical court of the diocese, a man of distinguished parts, learning and know ledge of the world, did himself honour by patronizing the young adventurer, whose repulsive person, unpolished manners and squalid garb moved many of the petty aristocracy of the neighbourhood to laughter or disgust.
The nest is of large size, built of sticks, lined with soft material and placed on a ledge of rock - a spot being chosen, and often occupied for many years, which is nearly always difficult of access.
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Alhama is finely situated on a ledge of rock which overlooks a deep gorge traversed by the river Marchan or Alhama; while the rugged peaks of the Sierra de Alhama rise behind it to a height of 6800 ft.
Cattaro occupies a narrow ledge between the Montenegrin Mountains and the Bocche di Cattaro, a winding and beautiful inlet of the Adriatic Sea.
Apart, change direction eight times in 105 yds., while the distance from the sandy path to the ledge overhead is but 5 ft.
Above the sea, with luxuriantly wooded tops and bald, sheer sides scarred with marks of glacial action; the beachless coast is only a narrow ledge between the mountains and the sea, and unlike the coast of Norway, to which in outline it is not dissimilar, is bold, steep and craggy.
Mingled clay and boulders which have been so much compressed by glacial action as to make the mixture hard and ledge-like.
One of the fault scarps is known as the Hurricane Ledge, and continues as a prominent landmark from a point south of the Grand Canyon in Arizona to the central part of Utah, where it is replaced by other scarps farther east.
She wiped the glass shards from the ledge and carefully stepped out, standing against the outside wall.
Above present level, and in the flat ledge which surrounds Muscat harbour.
Retrotabulum), a term of ecclesiastical art and architecture, applied in modern English usage to an altar-ledge or shelf, raised slightly above the back of the altar or communion table, on which are placed the cross, ceremonial candlesticks and other ornaments.
Broad, having at the inner side an upright ledge or flange, 3 in.
Round the Australian Bight it continues parallel to the coast, until south of Spencer Gulf (the basal ledge still averaging 8000 ft.
The last thing she saw before she lost consciousness was a rock ledge coming at her.
Her grip tightened on the phone involuntarily and it shot out of her wet hand, bouncing once on the ledge before plunging over the bluff.