Foothills Sentence Examples
Fruits in great variety are grown in the valley and foothills.
It is situated in the "Blue Grass Region," near the foothills of the Cumberland Mountains.
The second zone extends over the foothills and lower ridges of the Carpathians.
On the other hand, a luxuriant forest growth covers a very large part of the republic, including the southern plains of the Amazon tributaries, the foothills, slopes and valleys of the Cordilleras, a larger part of the northern plains, and the whole surface of the Western Cordillera and coast.
Guadix occupies part of an elevated plateau among the northern foothills of the Sierra Nevada.Advertisement
In the extreme north-west is the so-called Solway Plain, of no great extent, but clearly defined between the northern foothills of the Lake District and the shore of Solway Firth.
Low shores correspond to the plains of Cheshire, Lancashire and the Solway, while the intervening coast is of no great elevation, as only the foothills of the Lake District approach it with a gradual slope.
To the north and west the country is comparatively level, the central plain of Ireland here reaching to the coast, but to the south the foothills of the Wicklow Mountains practically touch the confines of Greater Dublin, affording comprehensive views of the physical position of the city, and forming a background to some of the finest streets.
The direction of the great volcanic cones, which rise in an irregular line above it, is not identical with the main axis of the Sierra itself, except near the Mexican frontier, but has a more southerly trend, especially towards Salvador; here the base of many of the igneous peaks rests among the southern foothills of the range.
The town of Utrecht is built in a hollow among the foothills of the Drakensberg.Advertisement
The greater part of Patagonia is comparatively barren and has no arboreal growth, except in the well-watered valleys of the Andean foothills.
Grease wood is likewise abundant in the foothills wherever the soil contains alkali.
Various species of nutritious grasses cover much of the plains and foothills, and even clothe the mountain peaks.
The wooded hills in the south of the region form the foothills of the Austrian Alps.
This is an undulating off road race located in the foothills of the Malvern hills.Advertisement
The state is traversed by numerous streams, the largest of which have broad valleys among the foothills.
The heaps of debris which cover so many acres near Belgrade, on the Kopaonik foothills and in the Toplitsa valley bear witness to the importance of this industry in the past.
The foothills and lowlands throughout southern Wicklow and almost the whole of Wexford, and the corresponding country of western Wicklow and eastern Kildare, are thus formed of Silurian beds, in which numerous contemporaneous and also intrusive igneous rocks are intercalated, striking like the chain N.E.
The western district, through which the Saale flows, is rendered hilly by the foothills of the Thuringian Forest, and in some measure makes up by its fine woods for its comparatively poor soil.
In the foothills there are typical canyons, as along the Platte forks, and in the northern edge of the sand-hills Those of the upper Republican are the largest, those of the Bad Lands are the most peculiar; and the Niobrara tributary system is the most developed.Advertisement
A precipitous green cliff faces the sea; in the background rises Fuji above dark foothills against a glowing sunset sky.
In the foothills around Monte Toro, at least 4 booted eagles were visible, soaring effortlessly on the thermals.
This provides conditions favorable to the shifting of the rivers as they reach the foothills.
The river trip is a pleasure as we leave the last foothills and enter the Amazon proper.
Spread before you are rolling foothills dotted with isolated farming communities and crowned by an array of snow peaks that will leave you breathless.Advertisement
One cannot hope to do much more than explore the foothills of God's majestic providence for all human beings.
For the first 100 km, the way climbs the foothills of the Sierra de Guadarrama - high granite moorland.
Floor to ceiling glass doors lead from the reception rooms onto the covered terrace which looks toward the pool, vineyards and Pyrenean foothills.
In the afternoon we will explore the extensive Nothofagus forest in the Andean foothills.
A trip to Italy will do nicely, especially if you head up north to the forested foothills toward the Alps and Switzerland.
This trek is an unforgettable journey through the rolling foothills of a district that offers arguably the finest trekking in the whole of Nepal.
These southern foothills of the Alps have a very pleasant climate, due to the effect of the nearby mediterranean sea.
The range of treks varies from a short gentle hikes through terraced foothills to lengthy expeditions to mount Everest's summit.
The lakes of Argentina are exceptionally numerous, although comparatively few are large enough to merit a name on the ordinary general map. They vary from shallow, saline lagoons in the north-western plateaus, to great, picturesque, snow-fed lakes in the Andean foothills of Patagonia.
Spread across 520 square kms of Himalayan foothills, the park is covered by deciduous woodland and giant sal forest.
For a more active break try water sports such as sailing or windsurfing on the lakes or enjoyable rambles in the Alpine foothills.
An ancient meditative technique originally from the foothills of the Himalayan Mountains, Turiya was lost for many years.
Surrounded by the Rocky Mountains and acres of forests and foothills, it's no surprise that Jessica is athletically inclined and enjoys spending time outdoors.
It flourishes upon the foothills and along the banks of water-courses, growing in dense groves which sometimes extend for miles, as beside the Eel River in Humboldt County.
This grows all among the lower mountains and foothills, and in Britain is best on warm spots in the rock garden.
Nothing recalls the foothills and warmth of Tuscany better than warm colored tumbled marble tiles.
It was first discovered in 1967 at a site near the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro in the African country of Tanzania.
Tanzanite is extremely rare, only be found in a tiny area in the foothills of Mount Kilimanjara.
The foothills encompass such popular destinations as Charlotte and Winston-Salem.
Situated in foothills of West Tucson is the senior desert community of Park West.
Regardless that grapes don't grow just anywhere, there are several wine regions from the north to the south and as far east as the Sierra foothills that do.
The Sierra Foothills east of Sacramento and up in the Gold Country have some great wineries that will welcome you, but there are other distractions there to keep you busy.
Belrepayre Airstream & Retro Trailer Park - In the foothills of the Pyrenees mountains in France you can have a drink at this retro trailer park's Apollo Lounge.
Located in the majestic beautiful foothills of the Cumberland Mountains in Tennessee, the scenic setting is ideal for hunting.
In 1848 gold was discovered at Sutter's Mill in the Sierra foothills marking the start of the Gold Rush and an influx of fortune seekers.
Examples of active vacations are biking through Tuscany or Provence, scuba diving in the Cayman Islands or Australia's Great Barrier Reef, or hiking in the foothills of the Alps.
The Indian location is in the foothills of the Himalayas, and offers a unique experience for future yoga teachers.
The destruction was visible long before they reached the low adobe structure hidden between the foothills of the Tucson Mountains.
Still exhausted, he sat next to Dan in the helo that transported them from the medical facility to the lush green foothills of the Rockies.
The steppe conditions extend over the greater part of the Crimea and up to the foothills of the Caucasus.
Towards the foothills of the Caucasus they are clothed with thick forests, while in the west they merge into the steppes of south Russia or end in marshy ground, choked with reeds and rushes, in the delta of the Kuban.
The south slope rises precipitously from the foothills; the north slope is more gradual, but it is much broken by rugged spurs and deep gorges.
On the north there is little coastal plain except at the mouths of rivers, but on the south coast there is a plain of considerable extent broken only by the remains of eroded foothills.
Farther south, in central Bosnia, the oak rarely mounts beyond the foothills, being superseded by the beech, elm, ash, fir and pine, up to 5000 ft.
Its greatest tributary is the Cachapoal, in the valley of which, among the Andean foothills, are the popular thermal mineral baths of Cauquenes, 2306 ft.
The tapir also has an extensive range between the coast and the foothills of the Andes, and from northern Argentina to south-eastern Colombia.
India-rubber is derived principally from the Hevea guayanensis, sometimes called the Siphonia elastica, which is found on the Amazon and its tributaries as far inland as the foothills of the Andes.
The area is mostly flat up to the foothills.
Its southern foothills are covered with loess, making them fertile valleys.
Retalhuleu, among the southern foothills of the Sierra Madre, is one of the centres of coffee production, and is connected by rail with the Pacific port of Champerico, a very unhealthy place in the wet season.
Approaching the Peshawar plains the Safed Koh throws off long spurs eastward, and amongst the foothills of these eastern spurs the Afridi Tirah long remained hidden from European eyes.
Colorado Springs is superbly situated where the Rocky Mountains rise from the great plains of the prairie states, surrounded on all sides by foothills save in the south-east, where it is open to the prairie.
The Eoccne system is unknown in Germany except in the foothills of the Alps; but the Oligocene and Miocene are widely spread, especially in the great plain and in the depression of the Danube.
Hans Gadow states that the forested region begins in the foothills a little above 8000 ft., anti continues up the slope to an elevation of over 13,000 ft.
The town commands a fine view to the north over the plain of Emilia and the lower course of the Po, itself lying on the foothills of the Apennines.
The term Euboea did not designate the eminence upon which the Heraeum is placed, or the mountain-top behind the Heraeum only, but, as Pausanias distinctly indicates, the group of foothills of the hilly district adjoining the mountain.
The foothills which it occupies form the western boundary to the Argive plain as it stretches down towards the sea in the Gulf of Nauplia.
The northern part is fertile, as are the valleys of the Andean foothills, but arid conditions prevail throughout the central districts, and irrigation is necessary for the production of crops.
Oranges, lemons and walnuts come chiefly from that section, but citrus fruits grow splendidly in the Sierra foothills of the Sacramento Valley, and indeed ripen earlier there than in the southern district.
Olives thrive as far north as the head of the Great Valley, growing in all the valleys and foothills up to 1500 or 2000 ft.
Ships deserted by their sailors crowded the bay at San Francisco - there were 500 of them in July 1850; soldiers deserted wholesale, churches were emptied, town councils ceased to sit, merchants, clerks, lawyers and judges and criminals, everybody, flocked to the foothills.
The common sage brush, artemisia, is the characteristic shrub of the plains where the soil is comparatively free from alkali, and is abundant in the valleys of the arid foothills.
In the lowlands the snow is always slight and it disappears almost immediately, even in the very foothills of the mountains, as at Denver or Colorado Springs.
There are also some remnants of tribes in the province of Chiloe, which inhabit the island of that name, the Chonos and Guaytecas archipelagoes and the adjacent mainland, who have the reputation of being good boatmen and fishermen; and there are remnants of a people called Changos, on the desert coast, and traces of Calchaqui blood in the neighbouring Andean foothills.
A rare species of bear, the Ursus ornatus (spectacled bear) is found among the wooded Andean foothills.
Thus in the north-east the coast is generally of no great elevation, but the foothills of the Cheviot and Pennine systems approach it closely.
Among the many varieties of trees and plants found are the date palm, mimosa, wild olive, giant sycamores, junipers and laurels, the myrrh and other gum trees (gnarled and stunted, these flourish most on the eastern foothills), a magnificent pine (the Natal yellow pine, which resists the attacks of the white ant), the fig, orange, lime, pomegranate, peach, apricot, banana and other fruit trees; the grape vine (rare), blackberry and raspberry; the cotton and indigo plants, and occasionally the sugar cane.
Among the varieties are the greater and lesser kudu (both rather rare); the duiker, gemsbuck, hartebeest, gerenuk (the most common - it has long thin legs and a camel-like neck); klipspringer, found on the high plateaus as well as in the lower districts; and the dik-dik, the smallest of the antelopes, its weight rarely exceeding so lb, common in the low countries and the foothills.
The Nzoia (150 m.), the largest of the three, rises in the foothills of the Elgeyo escarpment and flows swiftly over a rocky bed in a south-westerly direction, emptying into the lake south of Berkeley Bay.
In the Willamette Valley the soils are mostly clay loams, of a basaltic nature on the foothills and greatly enriched in the river bottom lands by washings from the hills and by deposits of rich black humus.
It lies in a pleasant country among the eastern foothills of the Lickey Hills.
The surface consists of a narrow coastal zone where tropical conditions prevail, a broad belt of mountainous country covered by the ranges of the Sierra Madre Occidental and their intervening valleys where oak and pine forests are to be found, and an intervening zone among the foothills of the Sierra Madre up to an elevation of 2000 ft., where the conditions are subtropical.
Abandoned gas station, new housing development in the foothills.
Various species of nutritious grasses cover much of the plains and foothills, and even clothe the apparently barren mountain peaks.
Deep valleys winding through the barren foothills lead gradually up to the higher mountains, and as the track ascends the scenery and vegetation change their character; the trees which line the banks of the wadi are overgrown with creepers, and the running stream is dammed at frequent intervals, and led off in artificial channels to irrigate the fields on either side; the steeper parts of the road are paved with large stones, substantially built villages, with their masonry towers or da y s, crowning every height, replace the collection of *mud walls and brushwood huts of the low country; while tier above tier, terraced fields cover the hill slopes and attest the industry of the inhabitants and the fertility of their mountains.
Lake Todos los Santos is situated well within the Andean foothills north-east of Puerto Montt and at an elevation of 509 ft., considerably above that of the other lakes, Lake Ranco being 230 ft.
On the Serbian right, the Turkish positions between Cerno Polye and Lipkovo in the foothills of the Kara Dagh fell to the attack of Morava I.
Occasional limited areas of rugged mountains rise above this level, and innumerable stream valleys have been incised below it; but from the northern base of the St Elias and Alaskan ranges to the southern foothills of the Rocky Mountain system, and throughout their length, the remnants of this ancient level are to be seen.
It occupies a height crowned by a medieval fortress, among the foothills of the Sierra del Cano.
Messrs Hamilton Hume and Hovell set out from Lake George, crossed the Murrumbidgee, and, after following the river for a short distance, struck south, skirting the foothills of what are now known as the Australian Alps until they reached a fine river, which was called the Hume after the leader's father.
On the foothills and in the less rugged mountain districts there is a thin but rich clay soil derived from coral limestone.
At Annesley Bay the narrow coast plain is succeeded by foothills separated by small valleys through which flow innumerable streams. From these hills the ascent to the plateau which constitutes northern Eritrea is very steep. This tableland, which has a general elevation of about 6500 ft., is fairly fertile despite a desert region - Sheb - to the S.E.
The inhabitants of the plains and foothills are for the most part semi-nomad shepherds, living on durra and milk.
Crevillente is a picturesque old town built among the eastern foothills of the Sierra de Crevillente.
Partridges, woodcock, snipe, &c., are among the game-birds; but all kinds of small birds are also shot for food, and their number is thus kept down, while many members of the migratory species are caught by traps in the foothills on the south side of the Alps, especially near the Lake of Como, on their passage.