The upper Euphrates consists of two arms, which, rising on the Armenian plateau, and flowing west in long shallow valleys parallel to Mount Taurus, eventually unite and force their way southward through that range to the level of Mesopotamia.
It is exceedingly shallow, however, and is not of much importance as a waterway.
Sometimes, also, when the ice was covered with shallow puddles, I saw a double shadow of myself, one standing on the head of the other, one on the ice, the other on the trees or hillside.
A hunter told me that he once saw a fox pursued by hounds burst out on to Walden when the ice was covered with shallow puddles, run part way across, and then return to the same shore.
They are not like cups between the hills; for this one, which is so unusually deep for its area, appears in a vertical section through its centre not deeper than a shallow plate.
Dean examined the ground for tracks but the water, which while shallow, in most places covered the width of the narrow passageway and obliterated any footprints.
In the northern part of Corrientes there is a large area of swamps and shallow lagoons which are believed to be slowly drying up.
His attention shifted to his mother, whose breathing was shallow enough, he barely heard it with his super sensitive hearing.
It is picturesquely situated in a shallow defile of the Chiltern Hills, towards their western face.
The temperature of the Boiling Spring the same day was 45º, or the warmest of any water tried, though it is the coldest that I know of in summer, when, beside, shallow and stagnant surface water is not mingled with it.
Her left foot found the first shallow step, and she took another step back, her eyes pinned on the second kitten running along the table.
One day Miss Sullivan attracted my attention to a strange object which she had captured basking in the shallow water.
Children ask profound questions, but they often receive shallow answers, or, to speak more correctly, they are quieted by such answers.
He trotted up a set of shallow stairs chiseled into the mountain to the helipad where Dan waited.
Instead of retreating into the forest—the way they'd come—he walked behind a boulder and started up a set of long, shallow steps leading up the mountain.
He snatched her before she went under and dragged her back to the shallow waters, carefully maneuvering her upper body onto the small boulder Hilden had placed earlier.
5 shows the intermediate type again sheathed with a heavy armour to resist wear in the shallow water near shore.
It is shallow, and the shores in its vicinity are covered with small timber.
A thermometer thrust into the middle of Walden on the 6th of March, 1847, stood at 32º, or freezing point; near the shore at 33º; in the middle of Flint's Pond, the same day, at 32º; at a dozen rods from the shore, in shallow water, under ice a foot thick, at 36º.
Marya Ignatevna Peronskaya, a thin and shallow maid of honor at the court of the Dowager Empress, who was a friend and relation of the countess and piloted the provincial Rostovs in Petersburg high society, was to accompany them to the ball.
She trailed the two couples up shallow stairs and took the seat beside Evelyn not occupied by Romas.
Brandon rolled his eyes before he disappeared down the same shallow hallway Ashley had.
I drink at it; but while I drink I see the sandy bottom and detect how shallow it is.
Behind the tent and its low, shallow steps was a small group of blond warriors surrounding a fifth man with darker skin and hair.
He holds that such philosophy is too shallow for theology.
The lakes of Argentina are exceptionally numerous, although comparatively few are large enough to merit a name on the ordinary general map. They vary from shallow, saline lagoons in the north-western plateaus, to great, picturesque, snow-fed lakes in the Andean foothills of Patagonia.
In length to be met with in the shallow lagoons of the interior of the Northern Territory.
The catkins appear soon after the young leaves, usually in England towards the end of May; the acorns, oblong in form, are in shallow cups with short, scarcely projecting scales; the fruit is shed the first autumn, often before the foliage changes.
South of the port is the shallow entrance to the Lagoa do Norte, or Lagoa Mundahu, a salt-water lake extending inland for some miles.
This was constructed of a shallow box placed in a vertical position, with metallic front and back and insulating sides.
Of a wholly different character is the Lago di Varese, between the Lago Maggiore and that of Lugano, which is a mere shallow expanse of water, surrounded by hills of very moderate elevation.