She searched around for a landmark that could be seen over the trees, but nothing was tall enough.
Ward Hill (742 ft.) is the sailors' landmark for Lerwick harbour.
Images of landmark buildings, of the seven greatest wonders of the ancient world, and city scenes from around the world.
high, built in 1400, which serves as a landmark to ships at sea; St James's, completed in 1588, and the church of the Holy Rood, begun in 1270.
All the roads were hidden, not a single landmark was visible, only a waste of snow with trees rising out of it.
The church of St George was built in 1826, its tower forming a conspicuous landmark, and the Roman Catholic church of St Augustine was built from the designs and at the expense of A.
The western tower, commonly known as Boston Stump, forms a landmark for 40 m.
and is a landmark for local navigation.
The detached pillar or stack called the Old Man of Hoy (450 ft.) is a well-known landmark to sailors.
The Analogy, on the contrary, did not directly refer to the deists at all, and yet it worked more havoc with their position than all the other books put together, and remains practically the one surviving landmark of the whole dispute.
One of the fault scarps is known as the Hurricane Ledge, and continues as a prominent landmark from a point south of the Grand Canyon in Arizona to the central part of Utah, where it is replaced by other scarps farther east.
The town-hall, a large florid building of Classic order, stands on an eminence, and its clock tower forms a landmark; it contains the spacious Centennial Hall (commemorating the first Australian colonization here in 1787), and has one of the finest organs in the world.
The church of Notre-Dame, built during the English occupancy of Calais, has a fine high altar of the 17th century; its lofty tower serves as a landmark for sailors.
Almost equally conspicuous, and a landmark through the whole region, is the ruin called Akerkuf, in the desert, about 9 m.
The cave is usually said to have been discovered, in 1809, by a hunter named Hutchins; but the county records, as early as 1797, fixed its entrance as the landmark for a piece of real estate.
His systematic work is represented by a large number of papers and monographs, many of which relate to the flora of New Caledonia; and by his Enumeration des genres de plantes cultivees au Musee d'Histoire Naturelle de Paris (1843), which is an interesting landmark in the history of classification in that it forms the starting-point of the system, modified successively by A.
3 The book is a significant landmark in the religious history of Israel.
There are six Roman Catholic and two Protestant churches, the most important of which is the Munster (minster), an imposing edifice of grey stone, in the Romanesque and Transition styles, surmounted by five towers, of which the central, rising to a height of 315 ft., is a landmark in the Rhine valley.
Chartres is built on the left bank of the Eure, on a hill crowned by its famous cathedral, the spires of which are a landmark in the surrounding country.
This revival is a landmark in the history of the Connexion.
Blue Sark or blue shirt) of the old Norsemen, their first landmark on their way from Iceland to the ester Bygd, the present Julianehaab district, on the south-west coast of Greenland.
The ensuing year, after his return to the Eternal City, witnessed the second great landmark in the reign of Urban V.
farther south, where Pikes Peak (14,108 ft.), a conspicuous landmark far out on the plains, has every appearance of being a huge monadnock, surmounting a rough peneplain of 10,000 ft.
high, is a landmark for sailors, dates only from 1819, but occupies the site of what was probably the first collegiate church in Scotland, and contains the large marble monument to Sir George Home, created earl of Dunbar and March by James VI.
Society may have at one time been matrilinear in the communities that become the historic Hellenes; but of this there is no trace in the worship of Zeus and Hera.18 In fact, the whole of the family morality in Hellas centred in Zeus, whose altar in the courtyard was the bond of the kinsmen; and sins against the family, such as unnatural vice and the exposure of children, are sometimes spoken of as offences against the High God.I" He was also the tutelary deity of the larger organization of the phratria; and the altar of Zeus c Pparpcos was the meetingpoint of the phrateres, when they were assembled to consider the legitimacy of the new applicants for admission into their circle.20 His religion also came to assist the development of certain legal ideas, for instance, the rights of private or family property in land; he guarded the allotments as Zein KAdpcos,2' and the Greek commandment " thou shalt not remove thy neighbour's landmark " was maintained by Zeus " Opcos, the god of boundaries, a more personal power than the Latin Jupiter Terminus.22 His highest political functions were summed up in the title IIoXtfin, a cult-name of legendary antiquity in Athens, and frequent in the Hellenic world.23 His consort in his political life was not Hera, but his daughter Athena Polias.
If the name means "fivebeacons," only three of these are high, with a carnedd (stone-pile, probably a military or other landmark, rather than the legendary barrow or tomb) on each of the three.
Certainly the publication E of his Einleitung (Introduction to the Old Testament), in 1780-1783, is a landmark in the history of Old Testament criticism.
The tower of Notre Dame, dating from 1180, is a landmark across the dunes, and the church behind it, although a shell, merits inspection.
high, forming a conspicuous landmark in the north.
It lies on a gentle eminence in the flat fen country, and the fine Perpendicular tower and spire of the church of St Mary are a landmark from far.
The city is prettily situated on an island-studded and mountain-locked harbour, with a background of forest and snow-capped mountain cones; an extinct volcano, Mt Edgecumbe (3467 ft.), on Kruzof Island, is a conspicuous landmark in the bay.
The act, while a most important landmark in the constitutional history of England, in no sense creates any right to personal freedom, but is essentially a procedure act for improving the legal mechanism by means of which that acknowledged right maybe enforced.
1857) is a landmark in Apologetics and Church history.
in height, forms a landmark from far over London.
The invasion in 1738 of Nadir Shah, who traversed the province from Peshawar to Dera Ismail Khan, is a landmark in the history of the frontier.
Popa, a detached peak in the Myingyan district, belongs to this system and rises to a height of nearly 5000 f t., but it is interesting mainly as an extinct volcano, a landmark and an object of superstitious folklore, throughout the whole of Central Burma.
The victory of Sluys, which gave England the command of the seas, had been a great landmark in the economic no less than in the naval history of this island.
It was believed that he was the founder of Calcutta or Kolkata, but in 2003 the Kolkata High Court in a landmark Judgement based upon the findings of an high level Expert Committee dismissed Charnock's name as the founder of the City and City's birthday on 24th of august 1690.
His "oration" on this occasion, which was immediately published in the French Mercury, remains a striking landmark in the history of French Protestantism.
The Franciscan mission of San Gabriel - still a famous landmark - had been established ten years earlier a few miles eastward.
The Portuguese called it after the shrine of Sidi Megdul, which lies towards the south half-way to the village of Diabat, and forms a striking landmark for seamen.
From other fairly attested sources we infer that Paul regarded the baptism as a landmark indicative of a great stage in the moral advance of Jesus.
Within the walls the most conspicuous landmark is the theatre, which, unlike the majority of Greek theatres, consists entirely of an artificial mound standing up from the level plain.
The Florentine Paul Toscanelli, in his letters to Columbus and the Portuguese court (1474), takes Antilia as the principal landmark for measuring the distance between Lisbon and the island of Cipango or Zipangu (Japan).
Second The former contains the clause De Donis Condi- Statute of tionalibus, a notable landmark in the history of English Westlaw, since it favored the system of entailing estates.
A great landmark in the constitutional history of England was reached when Langton assembled the leading barons, rehearsed to them the charter issued by Henry I.
Nearly in the centre of the city is the old Franciscan mission (San Francisco de Asis, popularly known as Mission Dolores), a landmark of San Francisco's history (1776).
landmark ruling in the press's favor.
landmark in the history of the Society.
Cape Colonna), a cape at the southern extremity of Attica, with a temple of Poseidon upon it, which serves as a landmark for all ships approaching Athens from the east.
Yet one of the most memorable utterances made by Kruger at the Bloemfontein conference was couched in the following terms: "We follow out what God says, ` Accursed be he that removeth his neighbour's landmark.'
Brancovan, it is true, found it expedient to devote his predecessor's treasure to purchasing the confirmation of his title from the Divan, but the account of his coronation ceremony remains an interesting landmark in the constitutional history of the country.
The bridge stood next to the Union Inn which was another prominent landmark.
landmark stair tower.
It seemed low-key - but it will prove a landmark election.
It is whiter than any of the other structures making it the most easily recognized landmark.
In the US, the RIAA filed hundreds of lawsuits against users of file sharing network, and in 2009 landmark legal decision, a judge ordered a Minnesota woman to pay a fee of several hundred thousand dollars for downloading music.
Nightmare Before Christmas MP3 downloads are a great way for old fans and new to check out this landmark soundtrack.
This song, written for the movie by Keith Forsey and Steve Schiff, is indisputably the biggest hit from the movie and one of the landmark songs of the decade.
The second "Dark Trilogy" release, Faith is considered to be a landmark album in the gothic music movement.
Where would these landmark tracks land on your list of the best country love songs?
Crazy is one of Cline's landmark songs, but she didn't write it and didn't even want to record it.
I speak, of course, of his landmark novel, The Stand, which many consider his finest work.
Mesmerized, she missed her step, and her father continued without her to the center of the landmark.
Architecturally, everything is subordinated to a conformity with the style of the original portion; and its gilded dome is a conspicuous landmark.
In the region of Angmagssalik, which is very mountainous, the mountains rise to 6500 ft., the most prominent peak being Ingolf's Fjeld, in 66° 20' N., about 6000 ft., which is seen from far out at sea, and forms an excellent landmark.
Now, finally, they've reached a landmark that should draw attention from anyone who cares about homegrown talent.
All through the morning I struggled to pass a particular wordcount landmark for the book in progress: 80% complete!
Her beautiful, skilled photographs represent a landmark in the extraordinary career of the 20th century's most unforgettable artistic pioneer.
Near the house is a famous city landmark, a plane tree, which is thought to be over 200 years old.
The iconic landmark chosen was the new library at Alexandria, replacing one of the lost wonders of the ancient world.
Smeaton's Tower is perhaps Plymouth's most recognizable landmark.
A well-known local landmark, positioned on the edge of the town.
landmark judgment, UNISON has won a case brought under the Disability Discrimination Act 1995.
landmark legal victory won by three trainee midwives, backed by UNISON, in June.
landmark birthday back Down Under where she's just completed her first tour in seven years.
McDonald's scored a landmark victory when a US judge yesterday dismissed a lawsuit that blamed the fast food chain for causing obesity.
luminaryBlake continues to create landmark artworks for albums by such musical luminaries as Eric Clapton and Brian Wilson.
St Michael's Mount The rocky outcrop, crowned with a large castellated mansion, is an unmistakable landmark of the Cornish coastline.
Midas touch clinched the landmark victory single-handed.
midwifehange in policy followed a landmark legal victory won by three trainee midwives, backed by UNISON, in June.
millenniumch of the new name for Bristol's landmark Millenium project.
The seed house, located on the property, is a historic landmark.
The band rose to even greater fame with the addition of Barker, and went on to record four more discs, including the landmark Enema of the State in 1999.
Today it is the most visited landmark in the world.
And it's so flat that from almost anywhere in town you can see the landmark minaret of the Koutoubia Mosque.
pagoda roof complete with dragons have long made the cinema a well-loved local landmark.
It proved popular, especially throughout the 90s, when rap videos ruled MTV and were the subject of several shows on the network, notably the landmark series Yo!
The song was Biggie’s best selling single and not only became a landmark rap song but also a defining single of the 1990s.
The Education Podcast Network (EPN) is an effort created by David Warlick and The Landmark Project to provide teachers with a central place to go for high-quality, educational podcast programming for use in the classroom.
The Angel Island Immigration Station is an interesting historical landmark If you are interested in spending a day in a peaceful location where you can learn something along the way, consider spending a day visiting the sites.
Liberton (pop. of parish, 7 2 33), a name that recalls the previous existence of a leper's hospital, is prominently situated on the rising ground to the south of Edinburgh, the parish church being a conspicuous landmark.
It completely dominates the city's background, and is a well-known sailors' landmark.
At the opposite (western) end of the city, the Phoenix Park may be taken as a convenient landmark.
Among the public buildings are the parish church, the tower of which, standing on a commanding eminence, is a conspicuous landmark.
But its twin towers, known as the Sisters from the tradition that they were built by a Benedictine abbess of Faversham in memory of her sister, were preserved by Trinity House as a conspicuous landmark.
above the pavement, and these, with the large dome behind, rise far above the surrounding buildings and make a very conspicuous landmark.
from the centre of the township) was a favourite rendezvous of the local Loyalists; and a cave there, known as "The Tories' Den," is a well-known landmark.
Nabu-kudurri-usur, "Nebo, defend the landmark."
Damian glanced around Ballynoe once more, satisfied they'd resolved this mess without blowing up an international landmark.
It was a conspicuous landmark from the sea.
With a full height atrium spanning all nine floors, it has already become a landmark building in the city.
Stephen Hawking's worldwide bestseller, A Brief History of Time, has been a landmark volume in scientific writing.
big timet will be a landmark case, " Roberts vs. Regina " will surely hit the media big-time!
bronze sculpture has been relocated to the southwest corner of the site to provide a landmark from the road.
The Lifeboat College is a unique and stunning landmark building of the highest quality.
campanile tower is a landmark for miles around; you can see it from tower blocks in the center of Ipswich.
The city's most famous landmark is the White Tower, all that remains of the walls that once surrounded the city.
Southeast along the coast from Waikiki is the area's most famous landmark, the extinct volcanic cone of Diamond Head.
Of course, the golden cupola of the Dome of the Rock is the most famous landmark in the city.
The tall brick and cast-iron tower, with its iron cupola and clock is a prominent landmark within the town center.
dead reckoning is a requirement for landmark learning.
Described by the Scientific Editors as " A landmark in applied ergonomics and designing for the elderly.
His landmark book on improvisation proved that musical experimentalism could engage a wide audience across many fields with issues of vital importance to humanity.
The richly decorated multi-coloured brick facade is a well known landmark in Glasgow, topped by a statue of Thenew.
famous landmark is the White Tower, all that remains of the walls that once surrounded the city.
Her remains were discovered on the first floor of the four-storey landmark building which had caught fire and become WhitehavenÃ¢s own towering inferno.
To celebrate this landmark, Fox have released their Studio Classics onto DVD.
At the summit of the hill lies the city's best known landmark, the medieval cathedral of San Ciriaco.
This landmark would have been reached earlier as demand has consistently outstripped supply, but they are working at capacity.
Swindon marked the landmark with the publication of a smashing little handbook, priced at just twenty-five pence!
Landmark Forest Theme Park Carrbridge Scotland's favorite heritage park with wild water coaster, giant adventure playground, treetop.. .
Williams team principal Frank Williams hailed the deal as a landmark step toward making his outfit competitive once again.
We have recently won a landmark Judicial Review challenging the crown prosecution services decision not to prosecute his employers for corporate manslaughter.
Built in 1898 during the Klondike Gold Rush, this narrow gage railroad is an International Historic Civil Engineering landmark.
An existing bronze sculpture has been relocated to the southwest corner of the site to provide a landmark from the road.
On the 2nd December the whole club united in a display of festive spirit at the Landmark center.
The most famous landmark was the Space Needle, of course, which in 1988 seemed altogether too tacky to go near.
The 1689 toleration act was indeed an important landmark in the struggle to achieve religious toleration act was indeed an important landmark in the struggle to achieve religious toleration.
It makes a useful landmark but I only really discovered it after my first serious tourney.
Boasting landmark verdicts and distinguished track records, LegalView is backed by a powerful consortium of some of the nation's best firms.
In between these two landmark years German society underwent a radical transformation.
It is also what makes this final installment of Peter Jackson's epic trilogy a landmark in cinematic achievement.
undergotween these two landmark years German society underwent a radical transformation.
Landmark - Pavilion The Pavilion is an incredibly versatile room capable of seating up to 200 people.
The book forms a very distinctive landmark in the religious history by reason of its attitude to cult and ritual (see Hebrew Religion, § 7).
prominent landmark on the ridge south of the town.
In the region of Angmagssalik, which is very mountainous, the mountains rise to 6500 ft., the most prominent peak being Ingolf's Fjeld, in 66Ã‚° 20' N., about 6000 ft., which is seen from far out at sea, and forms an excellent landmark.
The 1689 toleration act was indeed an important landmark in the struggle to achieve religious toleration.
Boasting landmark verdicts and distinguished track records, LegalView is backed by a powerful consortium of some of the nation 's best firms.
It is also what makes this final installment of Peter Jackson 's epic trilogy a landmark in cinematic achievement.
The Mill is no longer used, but it remains a landmark visible for miles around.
Mount Rushmore is an iconic landmark that many people try to visit.
Consider buying a trail map or landmark map for even more helpful information.
In 1963, the house was declared a National Historic Landmark, thanks to the efforts of The Friends of Hartford.
If you've ever seen or visited this landmark, you know that Jefferson, the third President of the United States, was quite an accomplished architect.
The home was designated as a National Historic Landmark in 1982, and The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, which was started by Wright in 1940 as a nonprofit institution, currently owns Taliesin West.
Casa Monica: Located in lovely St. Augustine, this charming circa-1888 landmark hotel sets the stage for an intimate wedding.
The City of Los Angeles deemed the Walk of Fame a cultural/historic landmark in 1978.
It's difficult to believe that any Los Angeles developer, or any developer in the United States, would even think of tearing down such an iconic American landmark.
Penn State: World Campus: Penn State is another physical landmark in the college-level education system of Pennsylvania that is now offered through distance learning.
Belle of Louisville-The circa 1914 Belle of Louisville is a National Historic Landmark vessel that operates day sightseeing and dinner cruises along the Ohio River, from downtown Louisville, Kentucky.
Vacherie/Burnside, LA: This is the location of the National Historic Landmark, Oak Alley Plantation, where you can gasp at the beauty of the 300-year-old oak trees that line the driveway, as well as antiques from the 19th century.
Being able to spend the Christmas holiday touring this legendary landmark is a dream come true for many.
The guided river tours pass by magnificent waterfront mansions, landmark lighthouses, vineyards and orchards.
However, there are a few companies that offer evening or twilight cruises on the landmark waterway, including Steamboat Natchez New Orleans Dinner Jazz Cruise.
A picture of you wearing your favorite college sweatshirt or standing near a local landmark may be enough to give an unscrupulous person the information they need to track you down.
The Wonder Wheel was built in 1918 and is a protected NYC landmark upheld by the National Register of Historic Places.
This landmark seafood restaurant has been a Kemah, Texas, favorite for decades.
Find an obvious place near some kind of landmark.
Because of the winery's historic significance to the early history of the city, Los Angeles has designated San Antonio Winery as a Cultural Historical Landmark to protect it from the eye of any developer.
It's a monster in the Valley with great wines, value wines and features a National Historical Landmark, the Rhine House.
This is Francis Ford Coppola's winery in the landmark Inglenook Chateau.
This trend culminated on June 26, 2003, with the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision Lawrence v.
Sample videos from all stages of his career, being sure to hit upon the high points, such as the landmark Thriller video and his live performances of Billie Jean.
Ellis Island is now a national historic landmark, and there is a museum at the facility where you can research your family's immigration records.
The location's prestige was not lost on the salon; it attracted a great deal of attention and became the stylist's landmark salon.
Landmark civil rights legislation of the 1960s included the Fair Housing Act: 40 years later equal housing opportunity for all Americans still is not a complete reality.
Landmark provides both a written report, a detailed record of the inspection and a full review of the findings with the individual who contracted the inspection.
It was built by Colonel John Jacon Astor IV in 1904, and continues to be a historical landmark in the city.
The Fairmont, which was designated San Francisco Landmark No. 185 in 1986, was named one of America's 150 Favorite Architectural Works in a public poll sponsored by the American Institute of Architects (AIA) in 2007.
Although Joseph Strauss is credited as being the Chief Engineer, he received notable help from Irving Morrow, Charles Alton Ellis, and many other engineers and technicians who helped create this beautiful national landmark.
There are many other informative readings available at LoveToKnow on this beautiful national landmark.
UjENA's swimwear is the landmark of the company, but the line is also accompanied by what we call Getaway Fashions.
These spaces have cute names like Peppermint Stick Forest (formerly Candy Cane), Gum Drop Mountain and Crooked Old Peanut Brittle House (an original 1940's landmark).
There is one card for each Candyland landmark in the deck, and when a player draws one he moves his piece directly to that landmark.
An alternate rule would have a player traveling backward if that is where the landmark is.
Lady Liberty costumes honor the history of the national landmark and is immediately recognizable, making it a wonderful idea for a patriotic event.
Eyes on the Prize was recognized as a significant documentary film and a landmark for African American filmmaking.
McCullough's portrayal of H,I.V. positive Robin Scorpio was a landmark for a daytime soap opera because she continues 'live' with the condition, pursuing her goals and romantic dreams.
It was during her marriage to Jeff that Erica made the landmark decision to have an abortion, a first for daytime television.
The third season episodes included a landmark three party event focusing on the tragedy of a ferry boat accident.
Brookgreen Gardens: One of the country's leading cultural and educational institutions and a National Historic Landmark.
The designer of the Vietnam Memorial , Maya Ying Lin, won a public competition soliciting designs for the landmark.
The strange and wonderful design of the building, which combines glass and metallic structures, truly makes it a modern French landmark.
The Grand Canyon is the number one landmark in the United States.
If there were only one landmark to visit on a trip to New York City, the Statue of Liberty is that destination.
Food and beverages are available during the 2-hour cruise, so instead of sitting in traffic going from landmark to landmark, take a relaxing trip by sea.
Eiffel Tower – The quintessential Parisian landmark was constructed for the World’s Fair in 1889.
The floating landmark is where the Civil War began.
The discredited study and a recent landmark Federal vaccine court case appear to further the argument that childhood vaccinations are safe.
Childhood vaccination: The mainstream medical community has concluded that childhood vaccinations are safe and not tied to autism based on a landmark Federal Vaccine court ruling and recent studies.
While the Statue of Liberty isn't a landmark in France, it was built by two French men.
The Eiffel Tower is not only the most recognizable landmark in the world, but Eiffel Tower history facts make it one of the most interesting parts of French history to discover as well.
Landmark Dental has a waiting period of eighteen months for any major dental work, but no waiting period for routine appointments.
It became a landmark, must-have album of a rapidly progressing musical scene.
If for some reason Blondie DO in fact need an introduction, follow the link, and you'll be able to check out this landmark album in its entirety.
In 1968, Cash released the landmark album Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison, and in 1969 came the equally successful Johnny Cash at San Quentin.
Though the album was controversial at the time of its release, it is now considered a rap classic and another landmark moment in the birth of the gangsta rap movement which would so influence hip hop in the 1990s and beyond.
This live recording is from The Man in Black's landmark Johnny Cash at San Quentin album, and simply is a can't miss for fans of any kinds of music.
Listeners who were too young to appreciate Nevermind when it was first released or who weren't even born yet continue to discover "Smells Like Teen Spirit" and the album's other landmark songs each year.
Her first important job was playing the role of child abuse victim Penny on Norman Lear's landmark 70s show Good Times.
Nas released his debut album, Illmatic, during the golden age of rap, but even though the competition was fierce, he always stood out as a landmark artist.
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