Corries sentence example
In the heights of Harden (2651 ft.) and Whitecoomb (2695), whence the Clyde, Tweed, Annan, and Moffat Water descend, the high moorlands have been scarped into gloomy corries, with crags and talus-slopes, which form a series of landscapes all the more striking from the abrupt and unexpected contrast which they offer to everything around them.
Beautiful rock crystals occur in veins in the corries.
No feature in Highland scenery is more characteristic than the corries, and in none can the influence of geological structure be better understood.
The Scottish corries have been occupied by glaciers.
Where two glens begin opposite to each other on the same ridge, their corries are gradually cut back until only a sharp crest separates them.Advertisement
In the Highlands they may be counted by hundreds, nestling in the bottoms of the corries.
We then set off up the mountain to explore one of the east facing corries.
This is typified by the number of winter climbers who now visit the Northern corries in early winter to seek out similar conditions.
The views become ever more expansive with views into great corries once filled with glaciers.
Sporting clients from all over the world visit our beautiful country to stalk deer in the wild and remote corries in the Scottish glens.Advertisement
This route was not feasible today tho, partly due to a Category 4 avalanche warning for the headwalls of north-facing corries.
I run back to the sack before dropping into one of the shallow northern corries by way of a steep but predominantly grassy slope.