Cavern sentence example

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  • The fauna of Brixham cavern closely resembles that of Kent's Hole.
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  • But we can't live long in this cavern, that's certain.
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  • A gigantic swan, Cygnus falconeri, is known from the Zebug cavern in Malta.
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  • The place of his burial is unknown, and the legend which says he still sits in a cavern in the Kyffhauser mountain in Thuringia waiting until the need of his country shall call him, is now thought to refer, at least in its earlier form, to his grandson, the emperor Frederick II.
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  • The Tafna (about ioo m.) rises in a large cavern in the mountains south of Tlemcen and flows N.E.
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  • It was discovered, so the story went, in a cavern in Galilee where it had been hidden for a thousand years.
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  • Jacobs Cavern was peculiarly rich in flint knives and projectile points.
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  • In 1893 the bones of a cave-bear (Ursus spelaeus) were taken from a cavern of the Bjelasnica range, in Herzegovina, a discovery without parallel in the Balkan Peninsula.
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  • To the east a much deeper and hitherto unknown cavern has been revealed, which Kavvadias identifies with the grotto of Pan.
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  • In winter it hibernates, concealing itself in some hollow or cavern.
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  • There was a deafening roar that echoed throughout the cavern.
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  • Besides the great entrance hall of the cavern, which served as the upper shrine, were descending vaults forming a lower sanctuary going down deep into the bowels of the earth.
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  • Now, he was standing in a vast cavern.
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  • On the west side of the Bard is the Orkney Man's Cave - a great cavern with fine stalactites and a remarkable echo.
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  • About a mile from the town is the entrance to the famous stalactite cavern of Adelsberg, the largest and most magnificent in Europe.
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  • The summit of Slieve Gullion is crowned by a large cairn, which forms the roof of a singular cavern of artificial construction, probably an early burial-place.
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  • He escaped this doom and dwelt for some years in a cavern.
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  • In the limestone regions caverns and natural bridges occur, among which Luray Cavern and the Natural Bridge are well known.
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  • In the neighbourhood is the celebrated Aggtelek or Baradla cavern, one of the largest and most remarkable stalactite grottos in Europe.
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  • After two or three hundred meters we rounded the southern tip and reached the magical cavern.
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  • A few feet below this level they discovered a wide ice cavern which fell away below for another 50 or 60ft.
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  • The cavern did not come to an end, as they had expected it would, but slanted upward through the great glass mountain, running in a direction that promised to lead them to the side opposite the Mangaboo country.
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  • The hero seized it by the horns and was borne headlong in the flight of the animal, which he finally subdued and dragged into a cavern.
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  • In every succeeding generation this would be the case, and even those with weak but still seeing eyes would in the course of time escape, until only a pure race of eyeless or blind animals would be left in the cavern or deep sea.
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  • Polished rocks outside the cavern and pictographs in the vicinity indicate the work of a prehistoric race earlier than the Osage Indians, who were the historic owners previous to the advent of the white man.
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  • The stalactitic display exceeds that of any other cavern known.
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  • When the cave was first entered, the floor was covered with thousands of tracks of raccoons, wolves and bears-most of them probably made long ago, as impressions made in the tenacious clay that composes most of the cavern floor would remain unchanged for centuries.
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  • Two entrances give access to the grotto, an old one extremely narrow, and a new one, made in 1890, through which the exploration of the cavern can be made in about 8 hours, half the time it took before.
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  • The grease is melted over fires kindled at the cavern's mouth, run into earthen pots, and preserved for use in cooking as well as for the lighting of lamps.
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  • Jacob's Cavern (q.v.), near Pineville, McDonald county, disclosed on exploration skeletons of men and animals, rude implements, &c. Crystal Cave, near Joplin, Jasper county, has its entire surface lined with calcite crystals and scalenohedron formations, from I ft.
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  • In the town is a large subterranean cavern, the Houmbata, which served as a refuge for its inhabitants during frequent bombardments.
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  • The most remarkable animal remains found in Kent's Cavern are those of the Sabretoothed tiger, Machairodus latidens of Sir Richard Owen.
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  • The cavern locally known as Hobgoblin Hall is described in Marmion, and is associated with all kinds of manifestations of the black art.
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  • West of the acropolis were the palace of Xerxes and the Agora, in or near which is the cavern whence the Marsyas, one of the sources of the Maeander, issues.
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  • A legend, afterwards transferred to Frederick Barbarossa, told how he sat in a cavern in the Kyffhausser before a stone table through which his beard had grown, waiting for the time for him to awake and restore to the Empire the golden age of peace.
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  • I discovered the second cavern of Bones at Hutton hill.
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  • So great were their numbers that they quickly filled the immense underground cavern and forced the busy workmen to abandon their tasks.
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  • The famous limestone cavern, which is an Irish national monument, was the scene of a massacre by the Vikings in 928 AD.
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  • A square cavern reached up until the ceiling was lost in swirling fog.
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  • This large cavern was excavated at a particularly rich part of the copper lode.
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  • Into the gloomy mouth of the cavern entrance he stepped without hesitation, and after him proudly pranced the officers and Queen Ann.
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  • We get a sneak preview of part of the DCT display in a side cavern.
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  • Oh, then by day Where wilt one find a cavern dark enough to mask thy monstrous visage?
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  • Its position is most extraordinary, for it occupies a cavern in the middle of the face of a perpendicular cliff 1000 ft.
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  • The cavern is divided into four grottoes, with two lateral ramifications which reach to the distance of about a mile and a half from the entrance.
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  • These subterranean wonders were known as far back as 1213, but the cavern remained undiscovered in modern times until 1816, and it is only in still more recent times that its vast extent has been fully ascertained and explored.
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  • The only remarkable feature in the island is a stalactite cavern on the south coast, which is reached by a narrow passage broken by two steep and dangerous descents which are accomplished by the aid of rope-ladders.
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  • Sixteen of these alabaster scarfs hang side by side in Hovey's Balcony, three white and fine as crape shawls, thirteen striated like agate with every shade of brown, Luray Cavern.
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  • I saw a tallow candle on a hollow in the walls, its flame barely lighting the cavern.
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  • Upstairs the Visitors Room, with it's Black Watch tartan carpet, is a vast cavern for stylish lounging.
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  • There, he entered a large cavern which he proceeded to explore for a distance of eight miles.
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  • It is best to visit the cavern during the summer at noon, when the light penetrates the darkness producing stunning effects inside.
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  • The high light is a view of the huge underground cavern which has recently been proved to be Bronze Age.
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  • We arrived outside an enormous underwater cavern, the silver ripples reflecting on the stone walls.
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  • Here one side of the mountain had a great hole in it, like the mouth of a cavern, and the stairs stopped at the near edge of the floor and commenced ascending again at the opposite edge.
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  • All the way to the great rock the wooden people followed them, and when Jim finally alighted at the mouth of the cavern the pursuers were still some distance away.
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  • But come, my children; let us explore the mountain and discover which way we must go in order to escape from this cavern, which is getting to be almost as hot as a bake-oven.
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  • On the north-west rock the caves known as the grottoes of Pan and Apollo were cleared out; these consist of a slight high-arched indentation immediately to the east of the Clepsydra and a double and somewhat deeper cavern a little farther to the east.
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  • The principal buildings are the collegiate church of Santa Maria de la Seo, the Dominican monastery, and the church of San Ignazio, built over the cavern (cueva santa) where Ignatius de Loyola spent most of the year 1522 in penitentiary exercises and the composition of his Exercitia spiritualia.
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  • The Dominican monastery, adjoining the cueva santa, commands a magnificent view of the Montserrat, and is used for the accommodation of the pilgrims who yearly visit the cavern in thousands.
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  • The cavern or space entirely surrounded by a land surface.
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  • This cavern also shared with that of Ida the claim to have been that in which Minos, Moseslike, received the law from Zeus.
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  • Kentucky is noted for its caves, the bestknown of which are Mammoth Cave and Colossal Cavern (qq.v.).
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  • They had fierce eyes and sharp talons and beaks, and the children hoped none of them would venture into the cavern.
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  • They are in little pockets all around the edge of this cavern.
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  • The big dark blotch might really be the watchman's hut or it might be a cavern leading to the very depths of the earth.
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  • The other sometimes also called the Cumberland Cavern, is shewn by Smedley, who keeps a spar shop near the same Inn.
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  • They are startled by strange sounds in the air which they trace to a cavern.
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  • As it settled down on the floor of the underground cavern John felt intense deja vous.
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  • The views are specacular, as the cavern engulfs the zip line course.
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  • The large cavern of the turkey makes it easy to stuff.
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  • Also, check out the Halloween Cavern of Clip Art to find printables, icons to decorate your invitations and more.
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  • Supposing a number of some species of arthropod or fish to be swept into a cavern or to be carried from less to greater depths in the sea, those individuals with perfect eyes would follow the glimmer of light and eventually escape to the outer air or the shallower depths, leaving behind those with imperfect eyes to breed in the dark place.
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  • Jacobs Cavern is one of the smaller caves, hardly more than a rock-shelter, and is entirely in the "St Joe Limestone" of the sub-carboniferous age.
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  • There is, however, in the entrance of the cavern an inscription recording the names of visitors in ancient times.
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  • On the top of the hill is a small round platform containing a cavern, with a block of granite, bearing the impression of the feet of Data-Bhrigu, an incarnation of Vishnu.
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  • So they politely bade him good day, and went back to the outer cavern to resume their journey.
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  • The waters of this cavern appear to be entirely destitute of life; and the existing fauna comprises only a few bats, rats, mice, spiders, flies and small centipedes.
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  • His favourite dwelling-place is a cavern in the depths of the Aegean.
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  • The Luray cavern does not date beyond the Tertiary period, though carved from the Silurian limestone.
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  • The cavern is composed of a labyrinth of passages and large and small halls, and is traversed by a stream.
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  • Special interest attaches to the recent discovery in the cavern of Ultima Esperanza, South Patagonia, of remains of the genus Glossotherium, or Grypotherium, a near relative of Mylodon, but differing from it in having a bony arch connecting the nasal bones of the skull with the premaxillae; these include a considerable portion of the skin with the hair attached.
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  • Campbell and others entered, thus discovering the cavern now described.
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  • The dimensions of the various chambers included in Luray Cavern cannot easily be stated, on account of the great irregularity of their outlines.
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  • He confirmed his story by leading his accusers to the cavern where his six companions were found, youthful and beaming with a holy radiance.
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  • The river Poik enters the cavern 60 ft.
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  • Besides the imposing proportions of its chambers, the cavern is remarkable for the variegated beauty of its stalactite formations, some resembling transparent drapery, others waterfalls, trees, animals or human beings, the more grotesque being called by various fanciful appellations.
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  • The only point of interest on the banks is the cavern, near the mouth of the Alder, in which Prince Charles Edward concealed himself for a time after the battle of Culloden.
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  • It seems certain that Eden Valley, which now lies between them, is a vast "tumble-down" of an immense cavern that formerly united them into one.
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  • Brixham Cave, called also Windmill Hill Cavern, is a wellknown ossiferous cave situated near Brixham, on the brow of a hill composed of Devonian limestone.
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