Flat-topped sentence example

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  • The houses, built of stone and whitewashed, are square, substantial, flat-topped buildings, presenting to the street bare walls, with a few slits protected by iron gratings in place of windows.
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  • TABLE MOUNTAIN (Dutch Tafelberg), a name frequently given in South Africa to flat-topped hills and mountains, there a characteristic feature of the scenery.
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  • high and have large flat-topped branches.
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  • The northern part can best be regarded as a low plateau (once marine sediments) sloping southward, traversed by the large diluvial valleys of the Mississippi, Red and Ouachita rivers, and recut by smaller tributaries into smaller plateaus and rather uniform flat-topped hills.
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  • The central plateau is a plain whose surface presents "rounded, flat-topped hills and low ridges and reefs of limestone," with narrow intervening valleys.
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  • These chapadas and elevations, which are usually described as mountain ranges, are capped by horizontal strata of sandstone and show the original surface, which has been worn away by the rivers, leaving here and there broad flat-topped ridges between river basins and narrower ranges of hills between river courses.
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  • The chief heights in Natal between Mont-auxSources and Laing's Nek are Tintwa (7500 ft.), Inkwelo (6808 ft.) and the flat-topped Majuba (7000 ft.).
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  • Of many flat-topped hills the best known is the Table Mountain east of Pietermaritzburg.
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  • The midland region is characterized by grass lands (the Natal grasses are long and coarse) and by considerable areas of flat-topped thorn bush mimosa.
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  • Some of the culminating points in these ranges are the Cerros Yaparana (7175 ft.) and Duida (8120 ft.) in the Parima sierras near the upper Orinoco, the Sierra de Maraguaca (8228 ft.), and the celebrated flat-topped Mt Roraima (8530 ft.) in the Pacaraima sierras on the boundary line with Brazil and British Guiana.
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  • Behind Eshowe, in the south, are the Entumeni Hills (3000 ft.), beyond which stretch the Nkandhla uplands (rising to 4500 ft.) densely wooded in parts and abounding in flat-topped hills with precipitous sides.
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  • The houses are in general made of undressed stone and mud and are flat-topped, the general aspect of the city being Oriental and un-Abyssinian.
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  • From various points the traveller can look over the city, with its great citadel, its many minarets and its flat-topped houses.
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  • high, with ovate-lanceolate stalked leaves tapering at the apex, surrounding a naked stalk bearing a flat-topped umbel of small white flowers.
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  • are several flat-topped mountains, of which Raccoon and Lookout are the most prominent, having a maximum elevation near the Georgia line of little more than 1800 ft.
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  • side, but within the municipality, is the huge isolated flat-topped rock known as the Gavea, 2575 ft.
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  • In that area the Grampians rise into wide flat-topped heights or moors often more than 3000, and in a few places exceeding 4000 ft.
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  • Their continuity, however, is interrupted by numerous valleys separating them into detached flat-topped hills, which are comparatively seldom marked by precipices of naked rock.
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  • Allusion has already been made to the flat-topped moorlands which in the eastern Grampians reach heights of 3000 to 4000 ft.
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  • It is curious that broad flat-topped mountains are chiefly to be found in the eastern parts of the country.
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  • Regarding the existing flat-topped heights among the eastern Grampians as remnants of what was once the general character of the surface, we can trace every step in the gradual obliteration of the tableland and in the formation of the most rugged and most individualized forms of isolated mountain.
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  • The flowers are sweet-scented, in flat-topped clusters, and 2 to 4 in.
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  • Of these the Town Hill, flat-topped, rises 1600 ft.
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  • It is characterized by rich, well-watered valleys, verdant plains and flat-topped hills with steep sides, running in ranges or isolated.
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  • 1879) imprisoned upon an amba, or flat-topped mountain, whence he only succeeded in escaping in 1890.
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  • The Malwa plateau consists of great undulating plains, separated by flat-topped hills, whose sides are boldly terraced, with here and there a scarp rising above the general level; it is covered with long grass, stunted trees and scrub, which owing to the presence of deciduous plants is of a uniform straw colour, except in the rains.
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  • above the sea, and is surrounded by other fjalls, or flat-topped summits, of from 3300 to 3750 ft.
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  • A conspicuous feature of the New Mexican landscape is the mesa, a flat-topped hill created by differential erosion and projecting above the surrounding country like a table.
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  • The middle belt is gently undulating; viewed from rare eminences the landscape over the boundless forests resembles a dark green sea, through which the great rivers flow straight between steep, flat-topped banks, with long quiet reaches broken by occasional rapids.
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  • Intrusive dikes - locally known as ironstone - by preventing erosion are often the cause of the flat-topped hills which are a common feature of the landscape.
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  • Flat-topped hills are usually called tafel (table) or plat (flat) bergs.
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  • Rounded hills, level meads and persistent flat-topped ridges, composed of rocks of varying structure, rise to about the same level and give the impression that they are the remnants of a former continuous surface.
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  • One result of the action of the water has been the formation of numerous isolated flat-topped hills or small plateaus, known as ambas, with nearly perpendicular sides.
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  • There are other open plains in northern Colombia, sometimes covered with a shrubby growth, and the "mesas" (flat-topped mountains) and plateaus of the Cordilleras are frequently bare of trees.
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  • Dominating Table Bay is the well-known Table Mountain (3549 ft.), flat-topped and often covered with a " tablecloth " of cloud.
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  • When the steep southern sides of the ranges nearest the sea are ascended the hills are often found to be flat-topped with a gentle slope northward giving on to a plateau rarely more than 40 m.
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  • Rising from the plains are chains of isolated flat-topped hills such as the Karree Bergen, the Asbestos mountains and Kuruman hills, comparatively unimportant ranges.
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  • They are often found on the flat-topped hills which dot the Karroo.
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  • They form the kopjes, or characteristic flat-topped hills of the Great Karroo.
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  • These are flat-topped, nowhere higher than 2000 ft.
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  • The town is pleasantly situated at the foot of a flat-topped hill (the Platberg), about 4 m.
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  • Oftener the summit of the ridge is broken into individual mountains, broadly flat-topped and of nearly equal elevation..
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  • Every variety of form is seen, from steep flat-topped table-mountains as near Loughs Neagh and Erne, to peaks such as those of the Twelve Pins or Bens of Connemara.
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  • In the immediate neighbourhood of Jebel Barkal (the " holy mountain " of the ancient Egyptians), a flat-topped hill which rises abruptly from the desert on the right bank of the Nile a mile or two above the existing village of Merawi (Merowe), are many pyramids and six temples, the pyramids having a height of from 35 to 60 ft.
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  • The buttes - bare, pyramidal or conical, flat-topped, precipitous hills, and often fantastic, towering pinnacles - are rather widely distributed through the foot-hill region.
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  • Beneath is Dragon Hill, a natural flat-topped mound with a crescent of bare chalk showing through.
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  • This particular device is manufactured with a flat-topped LED to provide excellent wide angle viewing for switchtop and annunciator illumination.
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  • This particular device is manufactured with a flat-topped led to provide excellent wide angle viewing for switchtop and annunciator illumination.
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  • manufactured with a flat-topped led to provide excellent wide angle viewing for switchtop and annunciator illumination.
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  • The lowland (taiga) in the east comprises a plain with flat-topped hills covered by taiga vegetation with large open areas.
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  • Its surface is much broken by the remains of the ancient plateau which has been worn down by erosion, leaving escarpments and ranges of flat-topped mountains, called chapadas, capped in places by horizontal layers of sandstone.
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  • The pagans have rude statues of deities and places of sacrifice indicated by flat-topped cairns.
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  • Flowers in dense, flat-topped clusters are perfect.
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  • In the summer, fedoras and driving caps gave way to the straw Panama hat or the shallow, flat-topped hats known as boaters or skimmers.
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  • The look became a cliche, the large, flat-topped head, the jagged scars of stitches across the forehead, and the bolts in the side of the neck.
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