The coast has been upraised from the ocean at no very distant geological epoch, and is nearly as destitute of vegetation as the Coast.
The altitudes along the upraised edge of the block, or range crest, are approximately 5000 ft.
The swarthy figure and brilliant costume of the "Moor" when reproduced in wood and picked out in colours produced a very striking effect, and when a small table was supported on the head by the upraised hands the idea of passive service was suggested with completeness.
Represented as ithyphallic, with two tall plumes on his head, the right arm upraised and bearing a scourge.
The crumpling of the earth's crust which folded the rocks of the Highlands and Southern Uplands probably upraised above the sea a series of longitudinal ridges having a general north-easterly direction.
All the rocks are of basalt and greyishtinted lavas, excepting some beds of upraised coral.
From Concepcion, and Charles Darwin declares, in describing that disaster, that " there can be no doubt that the land round the bay of Concepcion was upraised two or three feet."
These upheavals, however, are not always permanent, the upraised land sometimes settling back to its former position.
Above the plain, also in Bingham county) is an upraised block of stratified basalt.
Above the ring of stamens is the ovary itself, upraised on a prolongation of the same stalk which bears the filaments, or sessile.
On all sides soldiers were running to and fro, throwing up their knapsacks with a jerk of their shoulders and pulling the straps over their heads, unstrapping their overcoats and drawing the sleeves on with upraised arms.