Craters sentence example

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  • A line of craters is seen to the south-west.
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  • At the summit are two deep craters, the southern of which emits steam.
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  • Africa during the Cretaceous period (after the deposition of the Stormberg beds), and drilled these enormous craters through all the later formations.
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  • When, as sometimes happens, two or three of these craters have merged into one, the lake attains a great size.
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  • The mountainous regions contain numerous lakes, many evidently occupying the craters of extinct volcanoes.
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  • In the third, after the Campagna, by a great general uplift, had become a land surface, volcanic energy found an outlet in comparatively few large craters, which emitted streams of hard lava as well as fragmentary materials, the latter forming sperone (lapis Gabinus) and peperino (lapis Albanus), while upon one of the former, which runs from the Alban Hills to within 2 m.
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  • The two main areas near Rome are formed by the group of craters on the north (Bracciano, Bolsena, &c.) and the Alban Hills on the south, the latter consisting of one great crater with a base about 12 m.
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  • Several lakes and probably Avacha Bay are old craters.
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  • The number of main craters may be about twenty-five, but there are very many small eruptive cones on the flanks of the old volcanoes.
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  • Lead chloride, PbC1 2, occurs in nature as the mineral cotunnite, which crystallizes in the rhombic system, and is found in the neighbourhood of volcanic craters.
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  • On the summit of Ontake are eight large and several small craters, and there also may be seen displays of trance and divine possession, such as are described by Mr Percival Lowell in Occult Japan (1895).
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  • Fergusson Island clearly shows remains of extinct craters, and possesses numerous hot springs, saline lakes and solfataras depositing sulphur and alum.
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  • On the principal summit there are a group of craters.
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  • The soil is generally fertile between the hills, and in the volcanic districts the slopes are cultivated half-way up the extinct craters.
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  • The chain of Laki, which was formed in 1783, extends 20 m., and embraces about one hundred separate craters.
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  • The formation appears otherwise to be volcanic, and there are some active craters.
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  • Instead of craters, Voyager 1 found hundreds of volcanic calderas.
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  • Alternatively, explosions create cavities, for example, as bombs excavate bomb craters.
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  • Craters on Venus seem to come in bunches indicating that large meteoroids that do reach the surface usually break up in the atmosphere.
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  • Through his telescope Galileo saw craters on the Moon and observed sunspots.
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  • The heavily cratered terrain has numerous craters greater than 100 kilometers in diameter.
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  • The tufa deposits which radiate from it extend as far as Rome; various small craters surround it, while the existence of warm springs in the district (especially those of Vicarello, probably the ancient Aquae Apollinares) may also be noted.
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  • The resultant craters provide a refuge for wildlife, whilst the fallen tree trunks become a haven for beetles.
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  • All the other lakes of Central Italy, which are scattered through the volcanic districts west of the Apennines, are of an entirely difierent formation, and occupy deep cup-shaped hollows, which have undoubtedly at one time formed the craters of extinct volcanoes.
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  • Poas (8895), the scene of a violent eruption in 1834, begins a fresh series of igneous peaks, some with flooded craters, some with a constant escape of smoke and vapour.
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  • Cinder cones and tufa cones abound, but one of the most distinguishing features of the Hawaiian volcanoes is the great number of craters of the engulfment type, i.e.
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  • That those to the westward have long been inactive is shown by the destruction of craters by denudation, by deep ravines, valleys and tall cliffs eroded on the mountain sides, especially on the windward side, by the depth of soil formed from the disintegrated rocks, and by the amount as well as variety of vegetable life.
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  • Cinder cones are the predominant type of craters on both Mauna Kea and the Kohala Mountains, and they are also numerous on the upper slopes of Mauna Hualalai; but the more typically Hawaiian pit or engulfment craters also abound on Mauna Hualalai and Mokuaweoweo, crowning the summit of Mauna Loa, as well as Kilauea, to the S.E.
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  • There is now nothing to suggest twin deities; in ancient times there were probably two craters, whereas now there is only one.
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  • These are of two classes - those of the bowl-like valleys and extinct craters of the mountainous region, Lakes.
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  • Buch considered them to be representative of his "craters of elevation."
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  • The remains of ancient craters can be distinguished, but their outlines have been greatly destroyed by denudation.
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  • Towards the south the country is very rugged and a series of extinct volcanic craters occur.
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  • Beyond Posilipo is the small island of Nisida (Nesis); and at a short distance inland are the extinct craters of Solfatara and Astroni and the lake of Agnano.
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  • Altogether 107 volcanoes are known to exist in Iceland, with thousands of craters, great and small.
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  • The largest volume of lava which has issued at one outflow within historic times is the stream which came from the craters of Laki at Skapta.
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  • For the most part the individual craters are low, generally not exceeding 300 to Soo ft.
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  • There are often long intervals between the successive outbreaks, and many of the volcanoes (and this is especially true of the chains of craters) have only vented themselves in a solitary outburst.
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  • The most remarkable 3 to M, about N N' feature of the surface comprises the craters, which are scattered everywhere, and generally surrounded by an approximately circular elevated ring.
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  • W., through Nairai and Koro, to the Ringgold group in the N.E., have distinct craters, but their activity has long ceased.
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  • The runways are pitted with 500 lb bomb craters, making them useless.
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  • The extraordinary number of craters, a few of which are reported still to be active, gives evidence that the archipelago is the result of volcanic action.
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  • There are raised coral beds high up the mountains, and lava occurs in a variety of forms, even in solid flows; but all active volcanic agency has so long ceased that the craters have.
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  • They are merely craters raised above the level of the surrounding country by the gradual accretion of the soft oily mud, which overflows at frequent intervals whenever a discharge of gas occurs.
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  • There are few craters on the loftier heights, but on the coasts there are several groups of small cones with craters, some of lava, others of tuf a.
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  • Lava covers most of the northern half of the range, and there are many craters and ash-cones, some recent and of perfect form.
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  • In the Maribios district occur several volcanic lakelets, such as that of Masaya, besides numerous infernillos, low craters or peaks still emitting sulphurous vapour and smoke, and at night often lighting up the whole land with bluish flames.
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  • Above its surface tower a great number of volcanoes and several craters, and its waters are alive with water-fowl, a multitude of ducks of various species breeding on its islands.
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