How to use Boulder in a sentence

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  • Gabe sat down on a boulder, a thrill working through him.

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  • Dan hopped onto a boulder and placed his hand on the wall.

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  • The vehicle rambled over a large boulder, skidding off to the left before Westlake wrenched the wheel and righted it.

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  • She sat and leaned against the nearest boulder, studying Darian.

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  • A great boulder, roughly squared, standing a little way off the road, marks the place where Zwingli fell.

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  • A natural anchor could be a tree or large boulder.

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  • A boulder lying at the narrow end was supposed to be used to close the entrance.

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  • See GLACIAL PERIOD; PLEISTOCENE; BOULDER CLAY.

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  • The first settlement near the site of Boulder was made in the autumn of 1858.

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  • The downstream, northern passage ends at a draughting boulder choke.

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  • Turning left at the T-junction a low passage enters an area of boulder chokes.

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  • The fill of the ditch was mostly boulder clay wash, with a few small brick sherds.

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  • Only within the boulder clay of the north east are the rivers deeply incised, often within very narrow valleys of no great length.

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  • The rift drops over jammed boulders to a mud floored boulder pile sloping downstream to a roaring streamway all of 2 meters long.

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  • This leaves them with an unstable boulder ruckle poised above their heads.

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  • Start on a flat boulder at the base of the slab, step left off this and climb a shallow runnel to a ledge.

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  • Climb the boulder slope above from where you emerged, making for the wall on the left hand side.

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  • The junction of the Pyg Track is marked by a conspicuous striated boulder.

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  • Jack Frost is designed more for traditional family skiers while Big Boulder is geared more towards snowboarding and terrain park skiing.

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  • Varieties include sinks carved out of a single boulder like the natural sinks from Stone Forest.

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  • In Boulder, contact lenses are easy to find.

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  • If you already know which brand and type of contact lenses you need and have a current prescription from your eye care provider, you may just hope to shop online for a better deal and have them shipped to your Boulder address.

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  • These beds are the result of ice-action, and it is interesting to note that a similar boulder bed is associated with the Glossopterisbearing deposits of Australia, South Africa and probably South America.

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  • The two metals are found in more than 50 counties, San Miguel, Gilpin, Boulder, Clear Creek, Lake El Paso and Teller being the leading producers.

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  • Petroleum occurs in Fremont and Boulder counties.

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  • The Boulder district developed very rapidly after 1902; its product is a high-grade illuminant with paraffin base.

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  • Tungsten is found in wolframite in Boulder county.

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  • The latter were Denver (133,859), Pueblo (28,137), Colorado Springs (21,085), Leadville (12,455), Cripple Creek (10,147), Boulder (6150) and Trinidad (5345) Creede, county-seat of Mineral county, was a phenomenal silver camp from its discovery in 1891 until 1893; in 1892 it numbered already 7000 inhabitants, but the rapid depreciation of silver soon thereafter caused most of its mines to be closed, and in 1900 the population was only 938.

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  • It is important to note that Boulder is home of the University of Colorado.

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  • There are also two knights decked out with armor, shields and swords to help defend the fortress, which has hidden staircases, a working front gate and a big boulder to roll down stairs and keep intruders at bay.

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  • Above the Boulder Clay are found sands and gravels, along with perched boulders which, by their source and position, indicate the direction and thickness of the ice that carried them.

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  • There are a fine park of 2840 acres, the property of the city, and three beautiful canons near Boulder.

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  • Oil and natural gas abound in the vicinity; there are oil refineries in the city; and in Boulder county, especially at Nederland, 18 m.

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  • Placer gold was discovered on an affluent of Boulder Creek in January 1859.

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  • He broke free of attackers before reaching the camouflaged door and waved his band in front of what would look like just another boulder to someone unfamiliar with the path.

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  • He caught himself against a boulder in time to see the ground ahead of him ripple, tear, and fold.

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  • Xander, the Original Vamp, stood over seven feet tall and was built like a boulder with dark hair and the glowing, red eyes characteristic of vamps.

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  • These fans, or boulder aprons, eventually broke down sufficiently to allow supply to beaches to the east.

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  • Samson's putting stone - a glacial erratic boulder can be seen up on the hillside to the right.

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  • Nearby is a boulder burial, with a huge capstone supported by smaller stones.

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  • If the boulder moved at an uneven rate we would have to go high tech and use a bendy wire instead.

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  • Park here and walk up the grassy boulder and rock strewn hillside to look for the 3 key birds of this area.

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  • An Arab peasant, digging around a boulder, chanced upon an old, red, earthenware jar.

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  • South coast There is an extensive boulder plain covered by dense kelp inshore of Lee Rocks.

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  • After each lake there was a short portage over a boulder pile and then launch again.

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  • Climbing down a steep boulder ramp we reached the side of a large stream.

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  • As a result, it is possible to distinguish, for example, between sand ripples and boulder fields.

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  • There is an abundance of ferns on the boulder screes within the site.

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  • Unfortunately, Malcolm turned his ankle in this section on the treacherously slippery boulder floor.

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  • Once the dust had settled most of the boulder slope was sixty meters lower down the cave.

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  • The boulder floor is dotted with small, uninteresting, stalagmites.

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  • The pair bolted up the walls of the large boulder strewn passage near the main junction.

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  • The massive boulder situated a short distance west of the Ross Theater is a gift from the Norwegian people.

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  • Jennifer Cook is a freelance writer living in Boulder, Colorado.

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  • Large quartzite boulder beaches lie stranded up to 50M above the current sea level.

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  • With a sling attached to a jammed boulder, descend 2 m to a spit rebelay.

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  • Anyway after successive failures Adam stood aside while Brian walked up the boulder and off the top.

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  • Reached sump via 75 ' pitch down boulder slope.

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  • The Boulder Movie Page The Boulder Movie Page contains a complete, up-to-date listing of films playing in Boulder County.

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  • This massive whinstone boulder reaches 1.80m above ground level and measures approx.

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  • Residents of Denver and Boulder often want to avoid the mountain traffic jams.

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  • Two additional resorts ideal for skiing Poconos are Jack Frost Mountain and Big Boulder.

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  • Jack Frost Mountain and Big Boulder - These two mountains are owned by the same company and cater to different demographics of ski enthusiasts.

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  • Born in the heart of the Midwest in Ely, Minnesota, the young Miss Biel and her parents and younger brother moved often, landing in Texas, Illinois and Connecticut before permanently relocating to Boulder, Colorado.

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  • Even though Jessica considers Boulder her childhood home, this isn't where she first began acting.

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  • When her family moved to Boulder, Biel gave Annie another try and this time, won the lead role.

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  • There is no shortage of places to find Boulder contact lenses, that's for sure.

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  • Need a directory to find contact lenses in Boulder, Colorado?

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  • This is not a comprehensive list for Boulder, Colorado, contact lenses; there are many, many eye care providers out there.

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  • Since 2003, the brand has extended from Boulder, Colorado to the rest of the world.

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  • The organization operates residential campuses in Boulder City, Nevada and Bulverde, Texas, as well as an emergency shelter located just north of San Antonio, Texas.

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  • Kids then search for the sneaky fox and usually find him hiding behind a boulder or in a tree.

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  • Lied Children's Discovery Museum - This interactive museums features two floors and 25,000 sq. feet of activities, displays, and hands-on activities, with exhibits including "Desert Discovery," "Boulder mountain," and "Desert in the Dark".

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  • This is an expression that is commonly used to describe clocks that are updated from the official United States clock based in Boulder, Colorado.

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  • The tracker was wide and thick, a head smaller than Gabriel, and built like a boulder.

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  • Rhyn felt Hell's and Sasha's power roll over him like a boulder in a river.

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  • She lowered her and sagged against the boulder.

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  • The door to the underground tunnel network was hidden behind a boulder and draped with moss.

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  • Jenn watched Sofi lower herself to a boulder.

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  • His rhythm disrupted, he glanced towards the boulder where he'd hidden Yully and Charles, making sure they weren't in danger.

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  • This glacial material is in the form of a till or boulder clay, but in the lowlands, and especially along Narragansett Bay, it is generally overlaid by stratified drift deposited by glacial streams. Within Narragansett Bay are the numerous islands characteristic of an area which has suffered comparatively recent depression, the largest being Rhode Island (or Aquidneck), Conanicut Island and Prudence Island.

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  • The boulder clay or " hard pan " of which most of the surface lands are composed, forms a very indifferent support for vegetation, and consequently the state is not well adapted for the growing of crops.

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  • These are confined to a few localities, the oldest and best known being those of Nagyag and Offenbanya in Transylvania; they have also been found at Red Cloud, Colorado, in Calaveras county, California, and at Perth and Boulder, West Australia.

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  • The Eildon Tree Stone, a large moss-covered boulder, lying on the high road as it bends towards the west within 2 m.

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  • These are a state prison at Deer Lodge, managed by contract; a reform school at Miles City, an industrial school at Butte, an orphans' home at Twin Bridges, the soldiers' home at Columbia Falls, a school for deaf and blind at Boulder, and an insane asylum at Warm Springs, managed by contract.

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  • In another eclogite boulder, diamond was found partly embedded in pyrope.

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  • This boulder sand forms almost everywhere the highest hills, and besides, in the central part of Jutland, a wide expanse of heath and moorland apparently level, but really sloping gently towards the west.

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  • The deposits of the boulder formation rest generally on limestone of the Cretaceous period, which in many places comes near the surface and forms cliffs on the sea-coast.

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  • In the south-western parts a succession of strata, described as the Brown Coal or Lignite formations, intervenes between the chalk and the boulder clay; its name is derived from the deposits of lignite which occur in it.

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  • There the boulder clay lies immediately on the primitive rock, except in the south-western corner of the island, where a series of strata appear belonging to the Cambrian, Silurian, Jurassic and Cretaceous formations, the true Coal formation, &c., being absent.

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  • The Dombes is characterized by an impervious surface consisting of boulder clay and other relics of glacial action.

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  • The Till or Boulder Clay, the most universal kind of Drift - which covers much of the Lowlands to a depth sometimes of roo ft., and along the flanks of hills reaches a height of 2000 ft.

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  • The great boulder bed terraces in some of the valleys of the northern slopes of the Ferozkhoi plateau are probably of glacial origin.

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  • The lowest beds of this series, which from their position may belong either to the Permian or to the upper part of the Carboniferous, have yielded no recognizable fossils; but they include a conglomerate which closely resembles the boulder bed near the base of the Talchir series in India.

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  • On the green stand a monument erected by the state in 1799 to the memory of the minute-men who fell in that engagement, a drinking fountain surmounted by a bronze statue (1900, by Henry Hudson Kitson) of Captain John Parker, who was in command of the minute-men, and a large boulder, which marks the position of the minute-men when they were fired upon by the British.

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  • A big boulder on the shore of the bay marks the place of Hale's capture by the British on the 21st of September 1776.

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  • Boulder lies about 5300 ft.

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  • The state university of Colorado, established at Boulder by an act of 1861, was opened in 1877; it includes a college of liberal arts, school of medicine (1883), school of law (1892), college of engineering (1893), graduate school, college of commerce (1906), college of education (1908), and a summer school (1904), and has a library of about 42,000 volumes.

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  • This hilly district contains the most productive land in the province, the soil consisting of diluvial drift or boulder clay.

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  • This boulder clay covers almost all the low ground north of the Thames Basin, its southern margin fading away into washed sands and gravels.

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  • Sedimentary rocks of the same age form a belt to the north, and include Skiddaw (3054 ft.); while to the south a belt of Silurian rocks, thickly covered with boulder clay, forms the finely wooded valleys of Coniston and Windermere.

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  • The Chalk is everywhere very thinly peopled, except where it is thickly covered with boulder clay, and so becomes fertile, or where it is scored by drift-filled valleys, in which the small towns and villages are dotted along the high roads.

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  • The last well-marked lowering of the land took place in the Pleistocene period, when it was accompanied by glacial conditions, through which the greater part of northern England and the Midlands was covered by ice; a state of things which led directly and indirectly to the deposition of those extensive boulder clays, sands and gravels which obscure so much of the older surface of the country in all but the southern counties.

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  • The western and eastern shores consist of boulder clay, as well as a narrow strip on the southern shore, south of which runs a ridge of crags of Silurian sandstones.

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  • The glacier or ice sheet, above referred to, deposited till or boulder clay, which was compacted under the enormous pressure of the ice sheet to form the " hard-pan " referred to later.

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  • C. Hovey as a prehistoric quarry, proved to be such by the stag horns and boulder pounders found in its vicinity.

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  • The deposit strictly resembles a consolidated modern boulder clay.

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  • The Ventersdorp boulder beds of the Transvaal may be of early palaeozoic age; but as a whole the palaeozoic period in Africa was remarkably free from volcanic and igneous disturbances.

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  • In the northern part boulder clay and glacial sands cover considerable tracts of the older rocks.

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  • The same Arctic flora reappears in deposits immediately above the highest Boulder Clay, deposits formed after the ice had passed away.

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  • He was thankful he couldn't see down as he inched his way around a large boulder with only emptiness below.

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  • He tossed the sword onto the sand and seated himself on a boulder.

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  • Her gaze shifted from him to the dark form seated on a boulder.

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  • 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.

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  • Hence you crawl out from under the safety of a particularly large boulder to find yourself at the base of the skittle alley.

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  • This boulder has a good selection of pot plants around its base, including a begonia.

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  • At the end of a short, wide traverse we came to a boulder blockage.

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  • From boulder strewn floor many boulder strewn floor many boulder mazes lead off including a ' z alley ' .

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  • This included climbing over boulders to get to likely areas of boulder scree, and getting onto the scree itself.

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  • We saw, sitting on a vast granite boulder, a man who looked at us.

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  • Each boulder was transported on a low horse-drawn cart.

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  • The stream could be heard beneath the boulder floor of the chamber, but it was too constricted for further work.

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  • They came to a boulder painted pink, The sign on it said " Safe, I think!

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  • A further look at Marble Hall revealed a boulder ruckle with a very large passage leading off.

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  • A third way on from the small chamber is a small tubular passage which emerges in a larger boulder chamber with a static sump.

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  • You are advised to use a long tether around a boulder about 8ft back from the head of the pitch.

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  • His new furry was far too toasty for the big boulder hopping passages of Draenen.

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  • The famous Plymouth Rock, a granite boulder on which the Pilgrims are said to have landed from the shallop of the "Mayflower," lies on the harbour shore near the site of the first houses built on Leyden Street, and is now sheltered by a granite canopy.

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  • The Bagshot Beds in the west form infertile tracts of sandy soil, covered with heath and pine, where space is available for the great camps and military training-grounds round Aldershot, and for the extensive cemeteries at Woking The London Clay in the east is more fertile and crowded with villages, while the East Anglian portion of the basin consists of the more recent Pliocene sands and gravels, which mix with the boulder clay to form the best wheat-growing soil in the country.

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  • At the bottom a squeeze through a boulder choke drops you at the top of a 70 feet high passage.

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  • Big Boulder is a terrain park for snowboarding and skiing.

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  • Big Boulder is known as a quality terrain park with its more modern design and amenities.

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  • No matter how often she moved when she was young, Biel considers Boulder her childhood home.

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  • In June 2006, Fortune named Boulder, Colorado, the ideal retirement city for outdoor types.

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  • With mile after mile of hiking and biking trails, along with numerous rivers for fishing, Boulder is an outdoorsman's paradise.

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  • Boulder is an excellent place to take in the sights, sounds, tastes and smells of a fresh, outdoor-oriented community.

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  • Below, he could see a displaced boulder and disturbed earth before the slope dropped off at an impossible angle into utter blackness.

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  • 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.

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  • The " northern soils," which are glacial deposits more or less redistributed by water, are much less fertile as a rule, and consist of all possible varieties from a tough boulder clay to loose sand.

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  • The semi-centennial of this debate was celebrated in 1908, when the Illini Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, caused a suitably inscribed boulder weighing 23 tons to be set up in Washington Park as a memorial.

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  • Some of the stiff boulder clays or " till " so prevalent over parts of the north of England appear to have been deposited from ice sheets during the glacial period.

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  • Railways connect the harbour with the town, and the town with Motupiko, &c. The harbour, with extensive wharves, is protected by the long and remarkable Boulder Bank, whose southern portion forms the natural breakwater to that anchorage.

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  • She perched on a boulder near the entrance, wondering how many nights of Sasha-type treatment she'd take before tossing herself off the cliff.

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  • Brady threw himself down, rolled, and ran, taking cover behind a boulder as the laser missile exploded the ground in front of him.

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  • Holding them out in front of her, she stepped forward until a boulder the size of her foot tripped her.

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  • Many indications of ice action are found in these islands; striated surfaces are to be seen on the cliffs in Eday and Westray, in Kirkwall Bay and on Stennie Hill in Eday; boulder clay, with marine shells, and with many boulders of rocks foreign to the islands (chalk, oolitic limestone, flint, &c.), which must have been brought up from the region of Moray Firth, rests upon the old strata in many places.

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  • The boulder is a crystalline rock consisting of pyroxene (chrome-diopside), garnet, and a little olivine, and is studded with diamond crystals; a portion of it is preserved in the British Museum (Natural History).

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  • In writing and in conversation the geological expression " drift " is now usually understood to mean Glacial drift, including boulder clay and all the varieties of sand, gravel and clay deposits formed by the agency of ice sheets, glaciers and icebergs.

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  • Covering the higher parts of the south-western Palaeozoic area in most places are rolling hills of boulder clay or stony moraines; while the lower levels are plains gently sloping toward the nearest of the Great Lakes and sheeted with silt deposited in more ancient lakes when the St Lawrence outlet was blocked with ice at the end of the glacial period.

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  • The surface in Denmark is almost everywhere formed by the so-called Boulder Clay and what the Danish geologists call the Boulder Sand.

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  • He sat on a boulder near the entrance, as if he were the bouncer trying to prevent someone like her from exiting.

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  • She swung the boulder up, ducking as it slapped the side of the cliff just short of the ledge and fell back to her.

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  • Rhyn took a deep breath before perching on a boulder outside the walls.

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  • 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.

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  • He dropped to his knees behind the boulder where Yully and Charles hid.

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  • Near the spot where Gustavus fell a granite boulder was placed in position on the day after the battle.

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  • While these ancient events shaped the topography in a broad way, its final development was comparatively recent, during the glacial period, when the loose materials were scoured from some regions and spread out as boulder clay, or piled up as moraines in others; and the original water-ways were blocked in many places.

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  • In the Newlands boulder the diamonds have the appearance of being an original constituent of the eclogite.

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  • Rhyn rested back on the boulder and closed his eyes to the rhythmic sounds of waves and Gabriel trying to kill the practice dummy.

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  • Superimposed on these rocks are Pleistocene boulder clay, and clay and sand deposited in post-glacial lakes or an extension of the Gulf of St Lawrence.

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  • Pumpkin looked at the picture of Randy Byrne, one leg up on a boulder, an I-own-the-world smile on his young face and Jen smiling at him with a look of love.

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  • The women looked frightened, Faust actually ducked, and David Dean moved to the cover of a nearby boulder, pulling his wife along with him.

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  • Elise shouted, leaping atop the nearest boulder with her laser aimed at him.

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  • Two guards pushed a large boulder near the rear of the stables to reveal a black hole in the ground.

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  • She rose and stumbled forward again, cursed as she ran into a larger boulder, then lost her balance and rolled down a sudden dip.

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  • In the north and west the clay is interspersed with patches of plateau gravel in the direction of Finchley (where boulder clay also appears), Enfield and Barnet; and of Bagshot sands on Hampstead Heath and Harrow Hill.

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