How to use Mammoth in a sentence
The geographical range of the mammoth was very extensive.
Interesting finds from the Stone Age, as well as remains of the mammoth, have been made.
Palaeoljthjc Transition Period (Solutr) More highly developed forms are found when the mammoth has succeeded the elephant.
One classification makes three divisions for the epoch, characterized respectively by the existence of the cavebear, the mammoth and reindeer; another, two, marked by the prevalence of the mammoth and reindeer respectively.
It is conjectured, not without some reason, that there is a connexion, as yet undiscovered, between the Colossal and the Mammoth caves.Advertisement
As proved by the discovery of fossil remains, musk-oxen ranged during the Pleistocene period over northern Siberia and the plains of Germany and France, their bones occurring in river-deposits along with those of the reindeer, mammoth, and woolly rhinoceros.
The recently extinct Siberian mammoth and woolly rhinoceros were closely allied to species now inhabiting tropical regions exclusively.
The bones of Pleistocene mammals, the rhinoceros, mammoth, bison, hyaena, &c., have been found at numerous places, often in caves and fissures in the limestones, e.g.
The team will use off-road bikes to complete the mammoth 30,000 mile journey.
Dan ate his usual mammoth plate of spaghetti, followed by hot custard.Advertisement
A truly mammoth televisual operation was at its end.
The fauna includes the horse, reindeer, mammoth, cave lion, rhinoceros, bear and urus.
There are some fine stalactites near this pit, and others in the Fairy Grotto and in Pensico Avenue; but, considering the magnitude of Mammoth Cave, its poverty of stalactitic ornamentation is remarkable.
The epoch was characterized by cold wet climate, by the supposed existence of Man of the Olom type, that is, nearly as dolichocephalous as the Neanderthal type, but with superciliary ridges flat, and frontal bones high, and by the occurrence of the musk-ox, the horse, the cave-bear, Rhinoceros tichorhinus and the mammoth.
Similar remains have been met with in the caves of Wales, and in England as far north as Derbyshire (Cresswell), proving that over the whole of southern and middle England men, in precisely the same stage of rude civilization, hunted the rhinoceros, the mammoth and other extinct animals.Advertisement
When the chains were in place vertical suspension rods were added before the two huge girders were added by two mammoth cranes.
Divers installed some of the essential lane cable anchor points in the finish area - a pretty mammoth project all round!
Among the external characters by which the mammoth was distinguished from either of the existing species of elephant was the dense clothing, not only of long, coarse outer hair, but also of close under woolly hair of a reddish-brown colour, evidently in adaptation to the cold climate it inhabited.
Others admire more the Mammoth Dome, at the termination of Spark's Avenue, where a cataract falls from a height of iso ft.
Oh holy crap, this mammoth posting is just getting ridiculous.. .Advertisement
They emerge to the edge of the ice where beasts like the mammoth and the wooly rhino lived among the scrub.
This deposit covers large areas of the Downs and coastal plain, and occasionally yields remains of mammoth and wooly rhinoceros.
One idea would be to inject frozen mammoth sperm recovered from the ice into the eggs of female elephants.
Malcolm is also beginning the mammoth task of pairing each negative acquired from Alan B Cross with a print.
There's Manfred, a depressed wooly mammoth, Sid, an amusing sloth and Diego, a mischievous sabre-toothed tiger.Advertisement
Sections of mammoth tusks have been discovered in local gravel pits.
Crime and Punishment is unquestionably one of the world's great novels and a mammoth undertaking to present on stage.
Gold is washed out of the sands of the Vitim and the Olekma, and tusks of the mammoth are dug out of the delta.
There is some trade in furs, mammoth bones, dried and salted fish.
No instrumental survey of the Mammoth Cave has ever been allowed by the management.
Boucher de Perthes, about 1841, of rude flint hatchets in a sand-bed containing remains of mammoth and rhinoceros at Menchecourt near Abbeville, which first find was followed by others in the same district (see Boucher de Perthes, De l'Industrie primitive, ou les arts a leur origine (1846); Antiquites celtiques et antediluviennes (Paris, 1847), &c.).
They have sequenced the cacao tree, the mosquito, coral, the Tasmanian devil, the bald eagle, the leafcutter ant, a germ that attacks wheat plants, and the extinct woolly mammoth.
There 's Manfred, a depressed wooly mammoth, Sid, an amusing sloth and Diego, a mischievous sabre-toothed tiger.
Vegetation established was typical of tundra conditions, yet sufficient enough to support herds of wholly mammoth and musk ox en in the summer.
Crime and Punishment is unquestionably one of the world 's great novels and a mammoth undertaking to present on stage.
FastWeb.com and Sallie Mae also invite students to register for the opportunity to search mammoth databases of scholarships.
Mammoth specializes in beds for large-breed dogs.
There is a section on the website where you can read reviews of dog beds to see what customers of Mammoth have to say.
The environments pop at you and the levels are just mammoth, giving testament to the programmers ability to include just about everything in a jungle-like atmosphere -- down to the single leaf on a large tree.
This mammoth website lists hundreds of thousands of websites pertaining to family history research.
Many dieters fail to stick to a calorically deficient diet for long, ending a celery stick and fruit fast with a mammoth binge.
The mammoth belongs to the post-Tertiary or Pleistocene epoch and was contemporaneous with man.
In the lower Geyser basin are the Mammoth Paint Pots, a group of mud springs with colours varying according to the mineral ingredients in the steam, which not only colours the mud but also forms it into imitative figures.
Unfortunately, the mammoth cost means any government introducing compulsion will use the opportunity to slide out of providing full tax relief inducements.
The supply of woolen overgarments was also common practice at Mammoth Cave, USA.
I did not take photomicrographs at Mammoth Hot Springs.
The"general characteristics of the order Proboscidea, to which the mammoth belongs, are given under that heading.
The mammoth pertains to the most highly specialized section of the group of elephants, which also contains the modern Asiatic species.
These Tertiary deposits are characterized by a rich fauna; fully developed leaves of poplars, numerous fruits of the mammoth tree, needles of several conifers, &c., being found in them, thus testifying to a climate once very much warmer.
Kentucky is noted for its caves, the bestknown of which are Mammoth Cave and Colossal Cavern (qq.v.).
The growth of the "mammoth tree" is fast when young, but old trees increase with extreme slowness.
In fact, since the late 20th century, women also have been toting these mammoth career testimonials around the office, because as corporations grow and expand, so do the contracts, and thus the paperwork.
Young Indian elephants are hairy, thus showing affinity with the mammoth.
It should be added that young Asiatic elephants often show considerable traces of the woolly coat of the mammoth.
Camper (1722-1789) contrasted (1777) the Pleistocene and recent species of elephants and Blumenbach (1752-1840) separated (1780) the mammoth from the existing species as Elephas primigenius.
Steamboats run from the mouth of the Green river, near Evansville, Indiana, to the Mammoth Cave landing.
While making a survey exclusively for the cave-owners in 1908, Max Kaemper of Berlin, Germany, forced an opening from the main cave into a remarkable region to which the general name of "Violet City" was given, in honour of Mrs Violet Blair Janin, who owned a third of the Mammoth Cave estate.
All the known forms of plant-life are either fungi or allied to them, and many are only microscopic. The most interesting inhabitants of Mammoth Cave are the blind, wingless grasshoppers, with extremely long antennae; blind, colourless crayfish (Cambarus pellucidus, Telk.); and the blind fish, Amblyopsis spelaeus, colourless and viviparous, from 1 in.
The natural arch that admits one to Mammoth Cave has a span of 70 ft., and from a ledge above it a cascade leaps 59 ft.
The Egyptian Temple, which is a continuation of the Mammoth Dome, contains six massive columns, two of them quite perfect and 80 ft.
It is also found associated with limestone, as in the Mammoth Caves, Kentucky, and with gypsum, as atMontmartre.
It is policed, however, by troops of United States cavalry with headquarters at Fort Yellowstone, near the Mammoth Hot Springs, and the building of roads and other improvements is under the direction of the Secretary of War.
In the limestone region of the south there are numerous caves, the most notable being Wyandotte Cave in Crawford county, next to Mammoth Cave the largest in the United States.
There are hotels at the Mammoth Hot Springs, at the principal geyser basins and at Yellowstone Lake.
The mammoth redwood tree of California,Sequoia (Wellingtonia) gigantea, which represents the tallest Gymnosperm, is a good example of the regular tapering main stem and narrow pyramidal form.
Many interesting mammalian fossils, rhinoceros, mammoth, &c., with palaeolithic implements, have been found in the valley gravels of the river Ouse and its tributaries.
It shows few traces of dynamic disturbance, but has been carved, mainly by erosion since the Miocene epoch, into many caverns, of which the Mammoth Cave is the largest.