The terrain was rough, covered with brush choked ravines and sharp granite bluffs.
He gazed out at the terrain below.
She leaned against a wall, overlooking a stretch of rocky terrain punctuated with patches of yellow-green grass.
Some officers were for withdrawing by sea, but the general chose to hold his ground, though his army was enfeebled by sickness and would have to fight on unfavourable terrain against odds of two to one.
By the accident of the terrain, or perhaps, following the experience of Breitenfeld, by design, the right of the Swedes was somewhat nearer to the enemy than the left.
A Nubian goat and her three kids shared the rocky terrain, along with a couple of Angora goats.
Well concealed in skilfully constructed entrenchments that were excavated on terrain overlooking the invader's lines, the Turkish contingents holding the different fronts could fairly calculate upon beating off any hostile attack unless their adversaries should be heavily reinforced.
In Europe, the system is very completely developed in the British Isles, where was made the first successful attempt at a classification of its various members, although at a somewhat earlier date Omalius d'Halloy had recognized a terrain bituminifere or coal-bearing series in the Belgian region.
The transportation was well organized in spite of the difficulties of the terrain.
Dumont has arranged the whole series (Terrain ardennais) into three systems, an upper "Salmien," a middle "Revinien" and a lower "Devillien," but J.
His joint memoirs with Brongniart, Essai sur la geographie des environs de Paris avec une carte geognostique et des coupes de terrain (1808) and Description geologique des environs de Paris (1835) were based on the wonderful succession of Tertiary faunas in the rocks of the Paris basin.