Landslip sentence example

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  • Among the monuments of this age discovered in the surrounding districts are the rock hewn tombs of Spata, accidentally revealed by a landslip in 1877, and the domed sepulchre at Menidi, near the ancient Acharnae, excavated by Lolling in 1879.
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  • Upland calcareous grassland occurs on landslip material below the chalk cliffs; species include harebell, thyme, purging flax and early purple orchid.
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  • The UK portal posed specific difficulties during construction as the tunnel passed through a major landslip at the base of Castle Hill.
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  • At first it was feared the huge landslip may have buried a walker, cyclist or jogger out on the popular sea walk.
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  • They are preserved to a considerable height on all sides, except where the ravine is precipitous and they have been carried away by a landslip; they are for the most part built of irregular blocks of great size in the so-called " Cyclopian " style; but certain portions, notably that near the chief gate, are built in almost regular courses of squared stones; there are also some later repairs in polygonal masonry.
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  • The temple, which (as inscriptions show) was dedicated to Artemis, had been half-buried by a landslip from the acropolis hill in the historic earthquake of 17 A.D.
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  • In the outer valleys of the Himalaya the sides are generally steep, so steep as to be liable to landslip, whilst the streams are still cutting down the river beds and have not yet reached the stage of equilibrium.
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  • Network Rail are investigating but said a thaw, following the big freeze of recent days had caused the landslip.
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  • These were exposed at Evans Cliff following a recent landslip.
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