Glen Sentence Examples
Outside the lower end of each large transverse glen there is a scree of sedimentary matter.
His character was therefore lost in the glen.
A glen is a narrower and steeper-sided valley than a strath, though the names have not always been applied with discrimination.
Physically, Scotland is divided into three geographical regions - the " Highlands " (subdivided by Glen More into the NorthWestern and South-Eastern Highlands); the Central Plain or " Lowlands " (a tract of south-westerly to north-easterly trend, between a line drawn roughly from Girvan to Dunbar and a line drawn from Dumbarton to Stonehaven); and the Southern Uplands.
The longitudinal valleys, which run in the same general direction as the ridges - that is, north-east and south-west--have had their trend defined by geological structure, such as a line of dislocation (the Great Glen), or the plications of the rocks (Lochs Ericht, Tay and Awe, and most of the sea lochs of Argyllshire).Advertisement
When the land reappeared a new series of valleys would at once begin to be eroded; and the subsequent degradation of these overlying sediments might reveal portions of the older topography, as in the case of the Great Glen, Lauderdale, and other ancient valleys.
The most familiar example perhaps is the top of Lochnagar, where, at the level of 3500 ft., the traveller finds himself on a broad undulating moor, more than a mile and a half long, sloping gently towards Glen Muick and terminating on the north in a range of granite precipices.
No contrast, for instance, can be greater than that between the wide elevated moors of the eastern Grampians, and the crested ridges of western Inverness-shire and Argyllshire - Loch Hourn, Glen Nevis, Glencoe - or that between the broad uplands of Peeblesshire and the precipitous heights of Galloway.
Glen lakes are those which occupy portions of glens.
Glen lakes are almost wholly confined to the western half of the Highlands, where they form the largest sheets of fresh water.Advertisement
The most remarkable line of them is that which fills up much of the Great Glen, Loch Ness being the largest.
The most picturesque glen lakes, however, lie in transverse valleys, which being cut across the strike of the rocks present greater variety and, usually, abruptness of outline.
Unlike glen lakes, they have no necessary dependence upon lines of valley, but are scattered as it were broadcast, and are by far the most abundant of the Scottish lakes.
To the east of the dislocation of the Great Glen these puzzling rocks may also be met with, though in that tract most of the surface comprises sedimentary and igneous rocks, the metamorphism of which has varied much.
From it were subsequently set off Belleville (1839), Montclair (1868) and Glen Ridge (1895).Advertisement
Glen Rosa and Glen Sannox are remarkable for their wild beauty, and among others are Iorsa, Catacol, Chalmadale, Cloy, Shant, Shurig, Tuie, Clachan, Monamore, Ashdale (with two cascades) and Scorrodale.
On the east side in North Glen Sannox Burn, they are associated with cherts, grits and dark schists with pillowy lavas, tuffs and agglomerates which, on lithological grounds, have been regarded as probably of the same age as the Arenig cherts and volcanic rocks in the south of Scotland.
On the north side of North Glen Sannox they rest unconformably on the Lower Old Red rocks.
Contemporaneous lavas, highly decomposed, are intercalated with this division on the north side of North Glen Sannox where the band is highly faulted.
From Corrie they can be traced southwards and inland to near the head of Ben Lister Glen.Advertisement
The small development of Upper Carboniferous strata, visible on the shore south of Corrie and in Ben Lister Glen, consists of sandstones, red and mottled clays and purple shales, which yield plantremains of Upper Carboniferous facies.
The second is represented by a thin lava, associated with the Upper Limestone group of the Carboniferous Limestone series, and the highest is found in Ben Lister Glen intercalated with the Upper Carboniferous strata, and may be the equivalent of the volcanic series which, in Ayrshire, occupies the position of the Millstone Grit.
At Corrie and the Cock of Arran they rest on Upper Carboniferous strata; in Ben Lister Glen, on the lower limestone group of the Carboniferous Limestone series; and on the west coast they repose on the Old Red Sandstone.
In Glen Cloy the ruins of a fort bear the name of Bruce's Castle, in which his men lay concealed, and on the southern arm of Loch Ranza stands a picturesque ruined castle which is said to have been his hunting-seat.
Among the attractions in this direction are Buttermilk Falls and ravine, on the outskirts of the city, Lick Brook Falls and glen and Enfield Falls and glen, the last 7 m.Advertisement
Nantygof, the blacksmith's brook; Trefecca, the house of Rebecca; Llwyn Madoc, Madoc's grove; Pantsaeson, the Saxons' glen, &c. An historical origin is frequently commemorated, notably in the many foundations of the Celtic missionaries of the 5th, 6th and 7th centuries, wherein the word llan (church) precedes a proper name; thus every Llanddewi recalls the early labours of Dewi Sant (St David); every Llandeilo, those of St Teilo; and such names as Llandudno, Llanafan, Llanbadarn and the like commemorate SS.
The glen to the east of the town, in which are abandoned workings, is called the Silver Glen.
The state supports the following charitable and correctional institutions all under the inspection of a State Department of Charities and Correction (1905); hospitals for the insane at Trenton and Morris Plains; a training-school for feeble-minded children (partly supported by the state) and a home for feeble-minded women at Vineland; a sanatorium for tuberculous diseases at Glen Gardner; a village for epileptics, with a farm of 700 acres, near Skillman, Somerset county; a state home (reform school) for boys near Jamesburg, Middlesex county, and for girls in Ewing township, near Trenton; a state reformatory for criminals sixteen to thirty years of age, near Rahway; a state prison at Trenton; a home for disabled soldiers at Kearney,' Hudson county; a home for disabled soldiers, sailors and their wives at Vineland"; and a school for the deaf at Trenton.
About 1784 James Glen, a London Scot, delivered lectures " For the Sentimentalists " on the new doctrine in Philadelphia and Boston and circulated some of Swedenborg's works.
Besides the Bokovoi Khrebet several other short subsidiary ranges branch off from the main range at acute angles, lifting up high montane glens between them; for instance, the two ranges in Svanetia, which divide, the one the river (glen) Ingur from the river (glen) Tskhenis-Tskhali, and the other the river (glen) TskhenisTskhali from the rivers (glens) Lechkhum and Racha.Down all these glens glacier streams descend, until they find an opportunity to pierce through the flanking ranges, which they do in deep and picturesque gorges, and then race down the northern slopes of the mountains to enter the Terek or the Kuban, or down the southern versant to join the Rion or the Kura.
The glen is narrow and densely wooded.
Pondoland, another native territory, was added to the colony in 1894, and the year was marked by the Glen Grey Act, a departure in native policy for which Rhodes was chiefly responsible.
The town is intersected from north to south by Pittencrieff Glen, a deep, picturesque and tortuous ravine, from which the town derives its name and at the bottom of which flows Lyne Burn.
The king then lived in a tower on a mound surrounded on three sides by the glen.
He gave to his birthplace the free library and public baths, and, in 1903, the estate of Pittencrieff Park and Glen, rich in historical associations as well as natural charm, together with bonds yielding 25,000 a year, in trust for the maintenance of the park, the support of a theatre for the production of plays of the highest merit, the periodical exhibitions of works of art and science, the promotion of horticulture among the working classes and the encouragement of technical education in the district.
Flowerdale, an 18th-century house in the pretty little glen of the same name, lying close to the village, is the chief seat of the Gairloch branch of the clan Mackenzie.
The glens debouching on the lake are Fyne, Shira, Aray, Kinglas and Hell's Glen.
The Welland rises in north-west Northamptonshire, enters the county at Stamford, and, after receiving the Glen, flows through an artificial channel into the Fosdyke Wash.
From the burn of Dollar (or Dolour), which runs through the ravine of Dollar Glen, the town draws its watersupply.
Beyond its hotels, Glengarriff is only a small village, but the islandstudded harbour, the narrow glen at its head and the surrounding string of mountains, afford most attractive views, and its situation on the "Prince of Wales'" route travelled by King Edward VII.
The glaciated rocks of the glen are clothed with vegetation of peculiar luxuriance, flourishing in the mild climate which has given Glengarriff its high reputation as a health resort for those suffering from pulmonary complaints.
The glen provides a good barometer for the extent of native woodland in the landscape.
You sound the bugle that resonates around the glen signaling an avalanche of boulders on the unsuspecting soldiers.
The way then goes through Glen Elchaig on a track to Killilan where there is an excellent bunkhouse.
The moderate steep climb up to valley to the top of Glen Coe goes through the most dramatic alpine scenery in Scotland.
But artists Brad Goldberg, Glen Unwin and myself have tried to go beyond a purely decorative use of stone.
Sometimes he'd bring a pillow and blanket even tho it was 100 degrees at the Glen Ridge, New Jersey local drive-in.
Glen said he intends to set pulses racing in the increasingly dysfunctional Big Brother house with his handsome good looks.
It then crosses the wild expanse of Rannoch Moor on the old drove road to Glen Coe.
Scotland ' s longest Glen, and the UK ' s greatest geological fault, is 73 miles long.
Dave Puttnam should have done better when well-placed, while Glen Fuff produced a fingertip save from away keeper Pat Mountain.
The sound of it filled the glen with a quiet hush.
The glencoe chair-lift and ski area lies just beyond the glen on the western side of Rannoch Moor.
In any case I had a good night's sleep nestled in my secluded glen.
A scenic glen [or valley] has the same name, Glen Coe.
So it was the train, bus and post bus got me up yon glen in the first place.
Glen Affric is a highland glen Affric is a highland glen which contains a stretch of original native Caledonian pine forest.
The air was clear of smoke and haze, sweet as the air of a mountain glen.
If that's not enough, there's the Skye fairy glen, Dunvegan Castle and secluded bays in which to roam.
Smooth and sharp, rock band groupie lookalike Glen Wool delivered a range of witty and pointed material.
Glen View is a spacious maisonette with own entrance on 2 floors with an attractive open outlook toward hills.
Pipes wailed hauntingly through the glen as folks settled down to their evenings of dance, feasting and general merry making.
Glen Ogle There may be an occupied nest on White Wall on ' The Dark Side ' .
In Glen Affric a few sessile oaks can be found at the eastern end of the glen near Badger Falls.
An ice climbing tool called the pterodactyl was invented in Glen Coe.
A large IP anomaly between Borland Glen and Coul Burn was interpreted as a steep-sided zone of disseminated pyrite with associated hydrothermal alteration.
A black redstart was also present at the top of Warren Glen.
With Glen's (the previous trumpet player) influence, we became more ska, which we think rocks!
Later we will start our journey southwards through the Spey Valley then on to the dramatic scenery of Glen Garry.
Sae awa she gaed til the glen ti spier at the wyce auld trout anent hirsell.
So the afternoon we went for a stroll up Glen Steall then tootled off for an evening on the Garry.
The river Glen is a tributary of the River Till which in turn is the only English tributary of the River Till which in turn is the only English tributary of the Scottish River Tweed.
The deep vee of Glen Derry is well seen toward the left.
Defender's witness No 2 ROBERT L. STEVENSON, Aged 35, part-time factory worker, c/o 5 Glen Lane, Paisley.
Similar glens and falls are found in the Seneca Valley, the best known being the widely renowned Watkins Glen, now reserved as a state park (see Watkins).
The descent lies through the Bevers glen to Bevers (2 1/2 m.), where the Upper Engadine is reached, about 5 m.
A goal by Glen Little proved scant reward for Burnley 's dominant display against a disappointing Watford at Turf Moor.
With Glen 's (the previous trumpet player) influence, we became more ska, which we think rocks !
Share your days with gentle deer, scampering squirrels, secretive badgers, soaring buzzards and hawks in the wild, private Leny glen.
Only on the soundboard tape could you actually hear Glen and even then not completely.
Speckled yellow moths are also very numerous at the moment within Warren Glen and Firehills.
Her father had been driving along a solitary glen that wound and climbed up the purple Highland hills like a tendril of ivy.
The River Glen is a tributary of the River Till which in turn is the only English tributary of the Scottish River Tweed.
An uneventful journey brought us to the Youth Hostel in Glen Nevis at 7.30 pm.
From the minute Glen Little entered the arena to a reception to waken the dead, something felt right.
Defender 's witness No 2 ROBERT L. STEVENSON, Aged 35, part-time factory worker, c/o 5 Glen Lane, Paisley.
Some attractions that are nearby include the Corning Museum of Glass, the Lake Ontario Wine Trail, a Renaissance Festival, Watkins Glen International, and the Women's Rights National Historical Park in Seneca Falls.
For example, Sugarbush is in close proximity to Mad River Glen, but these are two completely different resorts.
The event takes place at Mad River Glen, the only Vermont resort that does not allow snowboarding.
Glen in Cardinal by Bello Uomo-A wing-tip collar and convertible cuffs make this plain-front shirt versatile.
In fact, he had attended 15 schools by the time he graduated from Glen Ridge High School in New Jersey.
Who can forget her role as Janey Glen in the 1985 film Girls Just Wanna Have Fun?
One of Johnny Depp's first film roles was as Glen Lantz, the boyfriend of Nancy in the horror movie A Nightmare on Elm Street.
The Garrison Glen Plaid Sport Coat is made in a blend of virgin wool, linen and silk.
The Glen jacket has three leather buttons, a center vent and four front pockets.
Lorikeet Glen - An aviary for guests to walk through and explore.
Seneca Lake extends from Geneva in the north all the way to the south in Watkins Glen.
There's a reason "rhinestone" and "cowboy" were combined in Glen Campbell's song, "Rhinestone Cowboy".
Spice up your neutral purses with a panther print Purseket within, or add contrast to a wild fuchsia bag with a sedate glen check interior.
Check out designer Glen Ellyn's pink leather wheeled case.
Rockie Gardiner writes her Rockie horoscope column from Valley Glen, California.
Through her involvement with The Matrix, she met Glen Ballard, famous for working with Alanis Morrisette, and Ballard helped her begin her debut album with her new sound and new name.
Brad Paisley was born Brad Douglas Paisley on October 28th, 1972 in Glen Dale, West Virginia.
Tropical Glen features the ability to listen to many of the hit oldies out there.
Once married to NBA player Glen Rice, Cristy is shown navigating the Miami social scene as a single woman.
Produced by Glen Morgan and James Wong, who had a loyal fanbase for their episodes of The X-Files, the show never developed a large following, but achieved niche cult status.
Eisjochl am Bild (Pfelders to the Pfossen Glen), snow .
Its true source is in some small lakes near the head of the Fra g ile glen, but its volume is increased by the union with several smaller streams, near the town of Bormio, at the Raetian Alps.
The college was removed to Glen Ellyn, Illinois, in 1903 and after 1906 to Ruskin, Florida.
The Highlands are separated into two completely disconnected and in some respects contrasted regions by the depression of the Great Glen, extending from Loch Linnhe to Inverness, by which the ancient plateau was severed.
The lakes and water-basins may be classified in four groups, each with its own peculiar scenery and distinct mode of origin - (I) glen lakes, (2) rock-tarns, (3) moraine-tarns, (4) lakes of the plains.
It may be described as flanked on the west and south by the Glen and Water of Nevis, on the east by the river and Glen of Treig, and on the north by the river and Glen of Spean.
Among his most important canvases must be reckoned "The Pilot Cutter" in 1866, "The Salmon Poachers" in 1869, "The Lifeboat" in 1876, "Highland Pastures" in 1878, "The Beached Margent of the Sea" in 1880, "The Newhaven Packet" (bought by the Birmingham Corporation), and "Catspaws off the Land" (bought by the Chantrey Fund trustees); in 1885, "Mount's Bay" (bought by the Manchester Corporation) in 1886, "Nearing the Needles" in 1888, "Machrihanish Bay, Cantyre," in 1892, "Hove-to for a Pilot" in 1893, and "Glen Orchy," a landscape, in 1895.
The old castle, now in ruins, was dismantled in 1645 by the marquis of Argyll in retaliation for the destruction of Castle Campbell in Dollar Glen on the south side of the Ochils.
To the north-west of Pinerolo, up the Chisone valley, there opens at Perosa Argentina the valley of St Martin, another important Waldensian valley, which is watered by the Germanasca torrent, and at Perrero splits into two branches, of which the Prali glen is far more fertile than that of Massello, the latter being the wildest and most savage of all the Waldensian valleys.
The principal sulphur springs are the old sulphur well in the centre of Low Harrogate, discovered about the year 1656; the Montpellier springs, the principal well of which was discovered in 1822, situated in the grounds of the Crown Hotel and surmounted by a handsome building in the Chinese style, containing pump-room, baths and reading-room; and the Harlow Car springs, situated in a wooded glen about a mile west from Low Harrogate.
The points of interest on its shores are Lochearnhead (at the southern extremity of Glen Ogle), which has a station on the CallanderOban railway, and the ruins of St Blane's chapel; Edinample Castle, an old turreted mansion belonging to the marquess of Breadalbane, situated in well-wooded grounds near the pretty falls of the Ample; Ardvorlich House, the original of Darlinvarach in Scott's Legend of Montrose, and the village of St Fillans at the foot of the loch, the terminus of the branch line of the Caledonian railway from Perth.
The restored church of St Nicholas, dating from the 13th century, though much altered in the 15th, contains'a window given by Queen Victoria in 1866 in memory of her father, the duke of Kent, who lived at Woolbrook Glen, close by, and died there in 1820.
The neighbouring scenery is attractive, especially in the Glen of Araglin, once famed for its ironworks.
Near Bludenz the Kloster glen parts from the Ill valley; through the latter runs the Arlberg railway (1884) - beneath the pass of that name (5912 ft.) - to Landeck and Innsbruck.
The ascent is usually made from Castleton of Braemar, by way of the Linn of Dee, Glen Lui and Glen Derry.
It is traversed by the Grampian mountains and watered by the Tay, Tummel, Garry, Tilt, Bruar and other streams. Glen Garry and Glen Tilt are the chief glens, and Loch Rannoch and Loch Tummel the principal lakes.
The valley of the Yumuri, near Matanzas, a small circular basin crossed by a river that issues through a glen to the sea, is perhaps the most beautiful in Cuba.
Richmond has broad well-shaded streets, several parks, including Glen Miller (139 acres), and handsome public buildings.
See Glen, Law Relating to Highways; Pratt, Law of Highways, Main Roads and Bridges.
In 1803, the two halves (plus the Frick glen, ceded in 1802 by Austria to the Helvetic Republic) were united under the name of Kanton Aargau, which was then admitted a full member of the reconstituted Confederation.
The latter range is separated from the Karakorum Mountains by the deeply trenched gorge of the Raskem or Yarkand-darya, while the deep glen of the Kara-kash or Khotan-darya intervenes between the upper (Sughet Mountains) and the lower (Kilian Mountains) border-ranges.
As a rule, the streams flow alternately east and west down the intermont latitudinal valleys, until they break through some transverse glen in the range on the northern side of the valley.
Micas and other platy minerals (such as chlorite), which naturally grow most rapidly on their edges, would show this tendency best, and such minerals usually form a large part of the best slates; but even Sketch (by Du Noyer) of a block of variegated slate from Devil's Glen, Co.
It is situated on a height above the glen through which the Gairie flows, 64 m.
In a cave, still called "Lord Huntly's Cave," in a rocky glen in the vicinity, George, marquess of Huntly, lay hid during Montrose's campaign in 1644-45.
It is situated in the Sivas-Samsun chausee, altitude 2280 ft., at the mouth of a rocky glen which opens out to the broad valley of the Tozanli Su, a tributary of the Yeshil Irmak.
From the head of Glen Derry, with its blasted trees, the picture of desolation, it becomes more toilsome, but is partly repaid by the view of the remarkable columnar cliffs of Corrie Etchachan.
Here, too, is Rhymer's glen, although the name was invented by Sir Walter Scott, who added the dell to his Abbotsford estate.
By electric lines it is connected with most of the cities and towns within a radius of 20 m., including Jersey City, Paterson and the residential suburbs, among which are the Oranges, Montclair, Bloomfield, Glen Ridge, Belleville and Nutley.
The bridle road up the mountain leaves Glen Nevis at Achintee; it has a gradient nowhere exceeding 1 in 5, and the ascent is commonly effected in two to three hours.
As implied by its name, which may be translated " the narrow places," Uzhitse is built in a narrow and lonely glen amongst the south-western moun t Perhaps a mistake or an abbreviation for Aram.