Dales Sentence Examples
In his extremity, Gustavus saw only one way of deliverance, an appeal for help to the sturdy yeomen of the dales.
Inland are bare moors, diversified by narrow dales.
In the south of Scotland the larger streams flow in wide open valleys called dales, as in Clydesdale, Tweeddale, Teviotdale, Liddesdale, Eskdale, Nithsdale.
The dales are separated from each other by high uplands, which for the most part are heathery moorland or, at best, hill pastures.
The agriculture of the region is confined to the bottoms of the dales, and is of small importance.Advertisement
The belt of Millstone Grit south of the Aire, lying between the great coal-fields of the West Riding and Lancashire, has a lower elevation, and forms grassy uplands and dales; but farther south, the finest scenery of the whole region occurs in the limestones of Derbyshire, in which the range terminates.
The coal-fields on the eastern side, from the Tyne nearly to the Trent, are sharply marked off on the east by the outcrop of Permian dolomite or Magnesian limestone, which forms a low terrace dipping towards the east under more recent rocks, and in many places giving rise to an escarpment facing westward towards the gentle slope of the Pennine dales.
The prosperity and great population of the Pennine region date from the discovery that pit-coal could smelt iron as well as charcoal; and this source of power once discovered, the people bred in the dales developed a remarkable genius for mechanical invention and commercial enterprise, which revolutionized the economic life of the world and changed England from an agricultural to an industrial country.
The staple industry of the district in ancient times was sheep-rearing, and the villages in nearly all the dales carried on a small manufacture of woollen cloth.
The main roads laid out as arteries of intercommunication by the Romans, suffered to fall into neglect, and revived in the coaching days of the beginning of the 19th century, fell into a second period of comparative neglect when the railway system was completed; but they have recovered a very large share of their old importance in consequence of the development of motortraffic. Following the Roman roads, the high roads of the Eastern Division very frequently run along the crests of ridges or escarpments; but in the Western Division they are, as a rule, forced by the more commanding relief of the country to keep to the river valleys and cross the rougher districts through the dales and passes.Advertisement
On the southern it mostly consists of lofty, bleak moorland, affording subsistence for sheep and cattle, and rugged glens and ravines, while on the northern there are many stretches of fertile soil, especially in the valleys and dales, and the landscape is often romantic and beautiful.
Several dales or glens penetrate the central tableland; the eastern part of this lowland is called BorgarfjorNr, the western part Myrar.
Nearly every village in the Dales would have had a blacksmith, Hawes had five in the 19th century.
An ideal base for walking and touring the dales.
Alston & North Pennines A landscape of high moorland, cut through by green dales and impressive natural features.Advertisement
More than 99% of Herdwick sheep in the UK are kept in flocks in the central and western dales of the Lake District.
The limestone dales provide some of the richest habitats in Britain.
You will find superb views over the North Pennines, the eastern fells of the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales.
By the 14th century, large upland areas of the Yorkshire Dales were given over to monastic granges.
Bracken loves acid soils hence its failure to overwhelm the limestone hills in the Yorkshire Dales in the same way it has in Cumbria.Advertisement
Mesolithic hunter-gatherers may have traveled to the Dales from coastal camps.
Ruth Dales faced Atlanta Olympic hurdles heroine Angie Thorpe representing Wigan AC in the A 100m hurdles.
I live in the beautiful Yorkshire Dales and require a live-in personal care assistant to help with my day to day living.
These areas range from stark exposed moorland and edges to rolling meadows accompanied by peaceful dales.
Outside the cottage there are private gardens and patio area which offers stunning scenic views of the dales and total privacy.Advertisement
In the Dales, the favorite type of knitting stick was a shape known as the goose quill, which was curved and elegant.
The Danish settlers who laid claim to land in the Dales from the late 8th century left almost no archeological evidence.
Not all the stone quarried in the Dales was used for purely utilitarian purposes.
A gazetteer of non-human vertebrate remains from caves in the Yorkshire Dales referenced in caving club journals and allied literature.
Locally dropwort and kidney vetch may be found, both species rare in the Dales.
In Norway it constitutes a considerable part of the dense woods of the southern dales, flourishing, according to Franz Christian Schiibeler, on the mountain slopes up to an altitude of from 2800 to 3100 ft., and clothing the shores of some of the fjords to the water's edge; in the higher regions it is generally mingled with the pine.
The metamorphic rocks of the rest of Mainland are principally coarse gneisses, micaceous and chloritic schists, quartzites, &c.; in these rocks at Tingwall and Wiesdale considerable beds of limestone occur, which may be followed across the island in a northerly direction to Yell Sound, and to Dales Voe in Delting.
What peace there was in the Yorkshire Dales was shattered by the arrival of the Norman conquerors.
The shire district of Derbyshire Dales employed 380 people in 2004.
Whist we were squirming around flat out in water Dales style, Jane had found our next site.
Dales are wrap-frames that feature attractive oval side cut-outs in a pale gold.
To this day hymns are unwittingly sung to Bacchus in the dales and glens of Kafiristan.
Coaches and cars traverse the main roads during the summer, but many of the finest dales and passes are accessible only on foot or by ponies.
The longer Christina ruled, the more anxious for the future fate of her empire grew the men who had helped to build it up. Yet she gave fresh privileges to the towns; she encouraged trade and manufactures, especially the mining industries of the Dales; in 1649 she issued the first school ordinance for the whole kingdom; she encouraged foreign scholars to settle in Sweden; and native science and literature, under her liberal encouragement, flourished as they had never flourished before.
The high-lying moorland of the surrounding district is diversified by picturesque, dales; and Harrogate is not far from many towns and sites of great interest, such as Ripon, Knaresborough and Fountains Abbey.
This Blue Grass Region is like a beautiful park, without ragged cliffs, precipitous slopes, or flat marshy bottoms, but marked by rounded hills and dales.
The lower ridges of the frontier mountain system are usually bare and treeless, but here and there, as in the Kaitu valley, in northern Waziristan and round Kaniguram in the south, are forest clad and enclose narrow but fertile and well-irrigated dales.
The thick, main or scaur limestone (mountain limestone) of the centre and south of England, Wales and Carboniferous Ireland, which splits up in the Yorkshire dales C Limestone (Yoredale group) into a succession of stout limestone Li Series.
The numerous streams of the region carry off the rainfall down long valleys or dales to the east and the south, and by shorter and steeper valleys to the west.