She was floating on a cloud, gazing languidly down at mounds and valleys of white sand.
Imposing columns and pillars of ice were visible everywhere—massive icicles and mounds, built up from the spraying water tapped from the piping that paralleled the penstock.
Dean returned to the job of moving the mounds of white.
Abruptly the scratching sound of the crampons beneath his feet told him he'd reached the first mounds of solid ice.
D., Antiquities of Kertch and Researches in the Cimmerian Bosphorus (London, 1857); CyrusThomas, "Burial Mounds of the Northern Sections of the United States," Fifth Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Smithsonian Institution (Washington, 1887); Kondakoff, Tolstoi and Reinach, Antiquites de la Russie meridionale (Paris, 1891).
There are large prehistoric shell-mounds at Indian Hill, about 20 m.
Above the sea in this district, never above 70, and are generally treeless except for marginal timber along the sluggish, meandering streams. One of their peculiar features - the sandy circular " mounds," 2 to 10 ft.
At present fragments of the walls exist here and there, with the great ditch about them, while elsewhere a line of mounds marks their course.
Karaburshlu, Arbistan, Gerchin, Sinjerli; mounds about the head-waters of the Kara Su.
Sakchegeuzu (Sakcheguzu), a site with several mounds between Sinjerli and Aintab; series of reliefs, once wall-dados, now in Berlin and Constantinople.
A sculptured portico has come to light in the smallest of the five mounds, and much pottery, with incised and painted decoration, has been recovered.
To the north of the walls the site of old Herat was indicated by a vast mass of debris - mounds of bricks and pottery intersected by a network of shallow trenches, where the only semblance of a protective wall was the irregular line of the Tal-i-Bangi.
High mounds, pyramids heaped in fantastic shapes, and impenetrable drifts lay scattered in every direction.
Before he had found a stock in all respects suitable the city of Kouroo was a hoary ruin, and he sat on one of its mounds to peel the stick.
Nowhere could he see the battlefield he had expected to find, but only fields, meadows, troops, woods, the smoke of campfires, villages, mounds, and streams; and try as he would he could descry no military "position" in this place which teemed with life, nor could he even distinguish our troops from the enemy's.