The gully shimmered in heat waves.
The wolf ran forward and jumped heavily over a gully that lay in her path.
I'd travel so far and then I would be stopped by a gully or a creek.
At the foot of a vast gully, 2500 ft.
The Sea of Japan has a wide shelf only in the north, the central part forms a broad basin with depths of 1650 fathoms. The Laurentian Sea (Gulf of St Lawrence) has a narrow branching gully running between wide shelves, in which a depth of 312 fathoms is found south of Anticosti.
As they watched, three Indians rode around a bend in the gully and passed below them.
The extension of a trough or basin penetrating the land or an elevation is termed an " embayment " when wide, and a " gully " when long and narrow; and the deepest part of a depression is termed a " deep."
She clicked her teeth (Karay no longer had her by the throat), leaped with a movement of her hind legs out of the gully, and having disengaged herself from the dogs, with tail tucked in again, went forward.
Healy had said that he tried to govern Ireland with Scottish jokes), Sir Henry had already earned the general respect of all parties, and in April 1895, when Mr Speaker Peel retired, his claims for the vacant post were prominently canvassed; but his colleagues were averse from his retirement from active politics and Mr Gully was selected.
The extension of a basin or trough stretching towards the continent is termed an embayment when relatively wide and a gully when narrow.
On the 27th a general move forward took place, the Turks (9th Div.) offering little opposition, and by nightfall the Allies held a line stretching approximately from the north end of Morto Bay to " Gully " beach.
That instant, when Nicholas saw the wolf struggling in the gully with the dogs, while from under them could be seen her gray hair and outstretched hind leg and her frightened choking head, with her ears laid back (Karay was pinning her by the throat), was the happiest moment of his life.
The town of Corfu stands on the broad part of a peninsula, whose termination in the citadel is cut from it by an artificial fosse formed in a natural gully, with a salt-water ditch at the bottom.
Within the city proper the Fitzroy Gardens are a network of avenues bordered with oak, elm and plane, with a " ferntree gully " in the centre; they are ornamented with casts of famous statues, and ponds, fountains and classic temples.
In the North Sea the depth of ioo fathoms is only exceeded to any extent in the Norwegian gully, which has a maximum depth of 383 fathoms in the Skagerrack.
A thousand times during that half-hour Rostov cast eager and restless glances over the edge of the wood, with the two scraggy oaks rising above the aspen undergrowth and the gully with its water-worn side and "Uncle's" cap just visible above the bush on his right.
Several fishing villages occur along this coast, of which none is more picturesque than Staithes, lying in a steep gully in the cliff.
Toward the end of the battle of Borodino, Pierre, having run down from Raevski's battery a second time, made his way through a gully to Knyazkovo with a crowd of soldiers, reached the dressing station, and seeing blood and hearing cries and groans hurried on, still entangled in the crowds of soldiers.
In depths beyond the reach of wave motion, and apart from suspension across a submarine gully, which will sooner or later result in a rupture of the cable, the most frequent cause of interruption is seismic or other shifting of the ocean bed, while in shallower waters and near the shore the dragging of anchors or 40 fishing trawls has been mostly responsible.
But the detachments designated for Gully beach could not all be got off at the exposed point, and those left over had to march on to " W " beach at the last moment and were not afloat till nearly 4 A.M., their embarkation being effected with great difficulty owing to the surf.
But here Nicholas only saw that something happened to Karay--the borzoi was suddenly on the wolf, and they rolled together down into a gully just in front of them.
Dr Gully's water-cure was tried, with success.
admiralty anchor marks the entrance to the gully.
At the base of the gully in 100ft of water is a striking white anemone.
The first winter ascent of the gully remains unknown.
Broken rocks then lead to a good grass ledge with nut belay overlooking the gully.
Despite promising signs in the Gully, the nearby crofts were not exactly brimming with migrants.
Witton Wall 4m S The flake crack in the left wall of the gully.
descending gully attempting to by pass waterfall.
descent gully is a large undercut block with an obvious hole in its front face.
Panesar is waiting at mid-off (where he's been moved from leg gully ), but drops a real dolly to his right.
drainage gully around the outside.
Beware of the steep drop into Gardyloo Gully on your right.
electrifyate This consists of lengths of vertical electrified wires, suspended over the stream bed or gully to keep it stock proof.
The fact sheet includes information on, how gullies develop, triggers for development, prevention measures and controlling gully erosion.
Richard Yardley: Destructive batsman and worlds best gully fielder.
The prehistoric fort is to the west of this rock across a burn in the gully.
Do not allow food scraps from the sink waste to build up over the gully grating.
groundsel gully and climbs above the vegetation onto the rocky slopes of Mt Stanley.
It immediately dashed off down into the thickly vegetated gully below the trail.
It is possible to descend a steep gully lying to the right of the Nature Trust sign.
gully blocked by a rock step is some fifteen meters further right.
Overcome the cleft above, then step left across the grassy gully to follow the front of the buttress to a terrace.
Follow steep gully upwards, the mine is just below the top.
Follow the turf right then step back left into a shallow gully which leads to the top.
To the right of the track there is a wooded gully running down to the sea.
Whitby lies on the mouth of the river Esk, which flows through a narrow gully to reach the sea.
gully erosion, and also hinder soil creep.
Gully pots The primary purpose of gully pots The primary purpose of gully pots is to trap sediment associated with road run-off.
gully climb with clear skies, sunshine and a hard neve approach.
The ditch of Hut '2 ' was probably a drainage gully around the outside.
Across the descent gully is a large undercut block with an obvious hole in its front face.
gully final section was a little more difficult than Mt Vinson with sections of Alpine PD in snow filled gullies with short rock steps.
gully roadside gullies are generally cleansed at least once a year and twice on main routes.
guttering candles by pushing the hot wax into the gully.
In the gully below is a mound of rich soil that is probably the kitchen midden.
The rocky gully of a burn is nearby - the home of a pair of ring ousel.
packhorse route, which avoids the gully, was getting little use.
It's a long section, starting with some very muddy ruts, then climbing through a tree lined gully.
One boundary through gully keeps the scoreboard ticking over.
scree fan ran from what must be a hidden gully.
sloppy Fielding, Hume surviving the drop of the century in the gully.
steepened abruptly and the exposure overlooking Crowberry Gully increased dramatically.
It's a pretty straight, stony, tree lined track in a gully, cutting across between two roads.
For 30 minutes no manakins called then the explosive note tore out of the tangled gully undergrowth.
vegetated gully below the trail.
With his hand on his saddlebow, he was ready to dismount and stab the wolf, when she suddenly thrust her head up from among that mass of dogs, and then her forepaws were on the edge of the gully.
Karay, his hair bristling, and probably bruised or wounded, climbed with difficulty out of the gully.
It 's a long section, starting with some very muddy ruts, then climbing through a tree lined gully.
A scree fan ran from what must be a hidden gully.
Both batsman rode their luck and benefited from some sloppy fielding, Hume surviving the drop of the century in the gully.
As we approached the final pitches, the climbing steepened abruptly and the exposure overlooking Crowberry Gully increased dramatically.
It 's a pretty straight, stony, tree lined track in a gully, cutting across between two roads.
Huge numbers of crinoids swarm across the gully bottoms, carefully avoiding the outstretched tentacles of the anemones.
Without further conversation, the Indians started down the gully.
The right half of the British were to withdraw by " V " beach and the left half by " W " beach, except that the final detachments on the extreme left, representing the 13th Division, were to be got off at Gully beach.
These skeletons, which now form the most striking feature of the Brussels Museum, evidently represent a large troop of animals which were suddenly destroyed and buried in a deep ravine or gully.
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As the sun reached its zenith, they stopped to rest in a saddle of rock overlooking a sandy gully.
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