The windows all faced east, over another valley, and a terrace was decorated with dainty iron-scrolled chairs.
Asheville is situated at the junction of three branches of the Southern railway, on a high terrace on the east bank of the French Broad river, at the mouth of the Swannanoa, about 2300 ft.
The lower terrace of this great mountainous region, with elevations ranging from loon to 1500 ft., is in reality the western margin of the great Argentine plain, and may be traced from Oran (1017 ft.) near the Bolivian frontier southward through Tucuman (1476 ft.), Frias (1129 ft.), Cordoba (1279 ft.), Rio Cuarto (1358 ft.), Paunero (1250 ft.), and thence westward and southward through still unsettled regions to the Rio Negro at the confluence of the Neuquen and Limay.
W Lower Terrace Wall Reproduced by permi,,sion, from Purtwdng/er, Aegina, das Heiligtum der Aphaia Yards Io Metres In 20 20 but, after the deposition of Demaratus, he visited the island a second time, accompanied by his new colleague Leotychides, seized ten of the leading citizens and deposited them at Athens as hostages.
The site is marked by a large terrace with its east side leaning on Kuhi Rahmet (" the Mount of Grace ").
The vast ruins, however, of Takhti Jamshid, and the terrace constructed with so much labour, can hardly be anything else than the ruins of palaces; as for temples, the Persians had no such thing, at least in the time of Darius and Xerxes.
Murgab, the building at Hajjiabad, and those on the great terrace.'
Some of the interior structures and the detached one on the lower southern terrace are in a fair state of preservation.
Of a terrace beneath the hill-top, behind the crusaders' church, which is the first thing that attracts the eye as one approaches the town.
Farther south on the left bank of the Pulwar, near its confluence with the Kur, with a large terrace, on which his magnificent palace and that of his son Xerxes were built.
Other prominent structures are the U.S. government and the judiciary buildings, the latter connected with the capitol by a stone terrace, the city hall, the county court house, the union station, the board of trade, the soldiers' memorial hall (with a seating capacity of about 4500), and several office buildings.
Above the terrace line, supported by 24 other columns.
The altar at which these solemn rites are performed consists of a triple circular marble terrace, 210 ft.
At the south extremity of the hill, on the site of the bastian of south Caterina, a large terrace, the Passeggiata Umberto Primo, [has been constructed: it is much in use on summer evenings, and has a splendid view.
The promenade of Hamilton Terrace commands a fine view of the broad expanse of the Haven with its various towns and forts.
The walls on the western side, and the terrace and battlement towards the river, are of a considerable height, and present a commanding aspect from the water.
The main supplies have been obtained from strata unbroken and comparatively undisturbed, but the occurrence of anticlinal or terrace structure, however slightly marked or limited in extent, exerts a powerful influence on the creation of reservoirs of petroleum.
In the Ameralik Fjord (64° 14' N.) the highest marine terrace is about 340 ft.
At Kakarsuak, near the Bjornesund (62° 50' N.), a terrace is found at 615 ft.
8 The highest marine terrace observed in Scoresby Fjord, on the east coast, was 240 ft.
The tributaries of the Amur (the Shilka with its affluent the Ingoda) become navigable only on the lower terrace of the plateau.
On the lower terrace of the great plateau we find an 1 In Vega Exped.
The shore terrace descends by a steep cliff to the sea, forming the "rise" of a submarine "tread" in the form of a reef which surrounds the island.
The terrace formation of the land characteristic of other coast regions of South Africa prevails in Natal.
Broadly speaking, Mongolia may be divided naturally into three parts: (1) north-western Mongolia, which occupies the high terrace of the plateau; (2) the Gobi, in its wide sense, covering the lower terrace of the plateau, together with a slightly more elevated and better-watered zone along the western slope of the Great Khingan and its south-western continuation; and (3) southeastern Mongolia, on the eastern slope of the Khingan.
To E.S.E., border another slightly higher terrace of the same great plateau of north-west Mongolia, upon which Lake Kossogol lies, at an altitude of 5320 ft.