Near Fasano are two small subterranean chapels with paintings of the 11th century A.D.
Many of the lakes are connected by subterranean channels, and a change in the surface of one lake is often accompanied by a change in the surface of another.
Hadrian took from masters the power of life and death and abolished the subterranean prisons.
The so-called Labyrinth, near the ruins of Gortyna, was a subterranean quarry from which the city was built.
The larva may be aquatic, or subterranean, or a burrower in wood, while the imago is aerial.
The word, which signifies darkness, is in Homer the gloomy subterranean region through which the departed shades pass into Hades.
The relics having been removed, the visits of pilgrims naturally ceased, and by degrees the very existence of those wonderful subterranean cemeteries was forgotten.
The idea of general intercommunication is negatived by the fact that the chief cemeteries are separated by low ground or valleys, where any subterranean galleries would be at once filled with water.
In 1904 a small subterranean cemetery was discovered at Anagnia.
No part of the subterranean working of a mine may be abandoned without official permission obtained according to formalities specified in the law.
To the southeast there are very extensive ruins of subterranean temples and other buildings half-buried in the sand by which the ancient town was overwhelmed.
With such subterranean pests little can be done beyond rolling the land to keep it firm, and thus preventing them from moving rapidly from plant to plant.
The remains are principally of Norman date, and an unusual feature of the stronghold is the existence of various subterranean chambers in the rock.
The city was laid out as a gridiron of parallel streets, each of which had an attendant subterranean canal.
The custom of subterranean interment gradually died out, and entirely ceased with the sack of Rome by Alaric, A.D.
Subterranean cemeteries of the general character of those described are very frequent in all southern and eastern countries.
The tombs in some instances form subterranean groups more analogous to the general idea of a catacomb.
In 1747, however, the town was taken by the French, under Marshal Lowendahl, who surprised it by means of a subterranean passage.
Shortly after this it takes for the second time a subterranean course, to appear finally on the surface near Oberlaibach.
A peculiar feature of the drainage of the state is the large number of subterranean streams and of springs, always found to a greater or less extent in limestone regions.
In the eastern suburbs there is one of the largest grave-mounds in Spain, said to be of prehistoric date, and with subterranean chambers excavated to a depth of 65 ft.
Chinchillas live in burrows, and these subterranean dwellings undermine the ground in some parts of the Chilean Andes to such an extent as to cause danger to travellers on horseback.
The portion of Carniola belonging to the Karst region presents a great number of caves, subterranean streams, funnels and similar phenomena.
Those in the middle are thin, having only the pavement of the cella to support, and are provided with doors and partitions that make a sort of subterranean labyrinth.
The "Marble Arch" cave near Florencecourt, with its emerging river, is a characteristic example of the subterranean waterways in the limestone.
Beneath the fine banqueting hall, a flight of steps descends into "the Wogan," a vast subterranean chamber giving access to the harbour.