This is the history of the mesas, which are the most characteristic scenic feature of the highlands.
The theatre enjoyed for many years (1875-1890) a European reputation for its actors and scenic effects.
Apart from its industrial importance and scenic attractions, Furness has an especial interest on account of its famous abbey.
The district is often called the Lake Region of America, partly from the comparableness of its scenic beauties with the English Lake Country (Matthew Arnold, however, wrote: " The country is pleasing but not to be compared with Westmoreland.
The word satura was originally applied to a rude scenic and musical performance, exhibited at Rome before the introduction of the regular drama.
The Upper and the Lower Klamath lakes of Klamath county are noted for their scenic beauty.
In the south-west the lakes of Killarney are widely famed for their exquisite scenic setting; in the north-east Lough Neagh has no such claim, but is the largest lake in the British Isles, while in the south-east there are small loughs in some of the picturesque glens of county Wicklow.
No farming country is richer in quiet and diversified scenic charm than the prairies of the eastern half of the state.
The ShOji lakes lie at a height of 3160 ft:, and their neighborhood abounds in scenic charms. Lake Hakone is at a height of 2428 ft.; Inawashiro, at a height of 1920 ft.
From the scenic standpoint the relatively small elevation of these mountains finds compensation in the low snow-line, which ranges from about 3000 ft.
Border of the Lowland, one of these trap ridges lines the western bank of the Hudson river for about 25 m., and is known as the Palisade Ridge, or simply the Palisades, because of the scenic effect produced by the columnar jointing and steep eastern wall of the trap sheet.
Of Weehawken it has no scenic attractiveness.
The deposits of the actual valley here, belonging to the Miocene group of the Tertiary system, are older than the deposits either farther up or farther down the river; but they are contemporaneous with the basalts of the Rhine, which at Coblenz and in the peaks of the Seven Mountains also contribute to the scenic charm of the river.