Ponds Sentence Examples
The loon retires to solitary ponds to spend it.
Flint's Pond, a mile eastward, allowing for the disturbance occasioned by its inlets and outlets, and the smaller intermediate ponds also, sympathize with Walden, and recently attained their greatest height at the same time with the latter.
The brine is pumped into conduits, carried to large ponds and there evaporated by the sun; during late years the salt has been refined here, being purified of the sulphates and magnesium compounds which formerly rendered it efflorescent and of a low commercial grade.
The first dock (opened in 1846), the second (1859) and the third (1882) cover an area of '28 acres, with timber ponds of 44 acres and a total quayage of 2500 yards.
The sweet-flag Acorus Calamus, which occurs apparently wild in England in ditches, ponds, &c., is supposed to have been introduced.Advertisement
Remarkable is the sea-shore flora, which is found in the numerous salt-impregnated lakes, ponds and marshes in Transylvania.
Down, Ireland, about 1836, and appeared in England in 1841, spreading through the country in ponds, ditches' and streams, which were often choked with its rank growth.
The northern half is more broken and irregular; elevations, usually rounded, mingle with depressions some of which are occupied by small shallow lakes or ponds, the characteristic physical features of this region being due to glaciation.
The south-east corner of the state is a sandy lowland, generally level with a slightly elevated ridge (Manomet) south of Plymouth, and well watered by ponds.
There are thousands of lakes and ponds in the state, most of them very small and all, even including Lakes Erie and Ontario, the result of glacial action.Advertisement
Many small lakes and ponds occur in the north, as well as on the Kinburn peninsula, at the mouth of the Dnieper, where salt is made.
The Elbe produces excellent pike, salmon and eels, its tributaries trout in considerable quantities, while the marshy ponds lying on the left bank furnish a good supply of carp, a fish held in great esteem by the inhabitants.
The portion of South Dakota east of the Missouri river is dotted with numerous lakes, ranging from small ponds to bodies of water from Io to 15 m.
The islands were uninhabited when, about'678, the Bermudians began to visit them to rake the salt found in the ponds.
The fields and places of entertainment in Islington were favourite places of resort for the citizens of London in the 17th century and later; the modern Ball's Pond Road recalls the sport of duck-hunting practised here and on other ponds in the parish, and the popularity of the place was increased by the discovery of chalybeate wells.Advertisement
They are for the most part marine in habitat, but a familiar fresh-water form is the common Hydra of ponds and ditches, which gives origin to the name of the class.
About Szegedin in Hungary and all over the vast pusztas (steppes) between the Theiss and the Danube, and from the Theiss up to and beyond Debreczin, the soil contains sodium carbonate, which frequently assumes the form of crude alkaline crusts, called "szekso," and of small saline ponds.
These fish are eaten by the Indians, who, before attempting to capture them, seek to exhaust their electrical power by driving horses into the ponds.
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.
As rotifers are common in ponds, the first workers with the microscope observed them repeatedly, the first record being that of John Harris in 1696, who found a Bdelloid in a gallipot that had been standing in his window.Advertisement
The lakes and ponds, numbering several hundred, were formed by glacial action and the scenery of many of them is scarcely less attractive than that of the mountains.
Manufactures.-The heavy precipitation on the elevated central and northern parts, and the hundreds of lakes and ponds which serve as reservoirs, give to the lower southern part of the state on the Merrimac and other rivers such an abundant and constant water-power that southern New Hampshire has become an important manufacturing district, and manufacturing has become the leading industry of the state.
Along the southern coast are many ponds, all shut off from the ocean by a narrow strip of land, excepting Tisbury Great Pond, which has a small outlet to the sea.
It will not thrive in rivers; in large ponds it readily reverts to the coloration of the original wild stock.
It flourishes best in small tanks and ponds, in which the water is constantly changing and does not freeze; in such localities, and with a full supply of food, which consists of weeds, crumbs of bread, bran, worms, small crustaceans and insects, it attains to a length of from 6 to 12 in., breeding readily, sometimes at different times of the same year.Advertisement
Nineveh was badly supplied with water for drinking; the inhabitants had to " turn their eyes to heaven for the rain," but Sennacherib conducted water by eighteen canals from the hills into the Husur and distributed its waters round the moats and into store tanks, or ponds, within the city.
Smaller lakes were formed by the deposition of washed drift around the longest-lasting ice remnants; when the ice finally melted away, the hollows that it left came to be occupied by ponds and lakes.
From the middle of the 17th century the smelting of this metal began to be of importance in Massachusetts Bay and vicinity, and by the close of the century there had been a large number of ironworks established in that colony, which, for a century after its settlement, was the chief seat of the iron manufacture in America, bog ores, taken from the bottom of the ponds, being chiefly used.
As a result of the geological causes just mentioned many parts of Canada are lavishly strewn with lakes of all sizes and shapes, from bodies of water hundreds of miles long and a thousand feet deep to ponds lost to sight in the forest.
In the central southern regions the climate is arid enough to permit of " alkaline " ponds and lakes, which may completely dry up in summer, and where a supply of drinking-water is often hard to obtain, though the land itself is fertile.
The artificial cultivation of fish, now chiefly carp, in the numerous ponds that surround the town dates from the 14th century.
East of the Hull lie the Victoria dock and extensive timber ponds, and west of the Humber dock basin, parallel to the Humber, is Albert dock.
Fish in an interesting variety of colours and shapes abound in the sea and in artificial ponds along the coasts.'
The fishery includes salmon in the Oder, trout in the mountain streams, and carp in the small lakes or ponds with which the province is sprinkled.
The carp itself, Cyprinus carpio, has a very wide distribution, having spread, through the agency of man, over nearly the whole of Europe and a part of North America, where it lives in lakes, ponds, canals, and slow-running rivers with plenty of The Common Carp.
The longevity of the fish has probably been much exaggerated, and the statements of carp of 200 years living in the ponds of Pont-Chartrain and other places in France and elsewhere do not rest on satisfactory evidence.
One of these, remarkable for its very short, thick head and deep body, is the socalled Prussian carp, C. gibelio, often imported into English ponds, whilst the best known is the goldfish, C. auratus, first produced in China.
Monoblepharidaceae consists of a very small group of aquatic forms living on fallen twigs in ponds and ditches.
These vary from village ponds to lakes 14 or 15 m.
They mostly live in small streams and ponds, and many are mountain forms. They are almost entirely confined to Europe and Asia, but one species (Nemachilus abyssinicus) has recently been discovered in Abyssinia.
Many of these fishes delight in the mud at the bottom of ponds, in which they move like eels.
There are eight docks supplied with timber ponds, quays, warehouses and other accommodation.
This zoological group includes Gordian worms which are found swimming in an undulatory manner or coiling round water-weeds in ponds and puddles, or knotted together in an apparently inextricable coil.
The region was once covered, with the exception of the higher summits, by the Laurentian glacier, whose erosion, while perhaps having little effect on the larger features of the country, has greatly modified it in detail, producing lakes and ponds, whose number is said to exceed 1300, and causing many falls and rapids in the streams. Among the larger lakes are the Upper and Lower Saranac, Big and Little Tupper, Schroon, Placid, Long, Raquette and Blue Mountain.
Owing to the restricted period allowed for hunting, deer and small game are abundant, and the brooks, rivers, ponds and lakes are well stocked with trout and black bass.
Numerous shallow ponds or jhils mark the former beds of the shifting rivers.
The whole line was covered by the river Spree, which served as an immediate defence for the left and centre, and an obstacle to any force moving to attack the right; moreover the interval between the river and the position on this side was covered with a network of ponds and watercourses.
Its large variety of trees and shrubs, including oak, hickory, elm, maple, chestnut, birch, ash, cedar, pine, larch and sumach, its flower gardens, a palm house, ponds, a lake of 61 acres for boating, skating and curling, a parade ground of 40 acres for other athletic sports, a menagerie, and numerous pieces of statuary, are among its objects of interest or beauty.
All of the Sierra lakes and ponds are of glacial origin and there are some thousands of them.
The plant has a wide distribution, growing in wet situations in the Himalayas, North America, Siberia and various parts of Europe, including England, and has been naturalized in Scotland and Ireland., Though regarded as a native in most counties of England at the present day, where it is now found thoroughly wild on sides of ditches, ponds and rivers, and very abundantly in some districts, it is probably not indigenous.
The dams or ponds in which the operation is conducted are of variable size, and usually between 4 and 5 ft.
Both occur in slow-running rivers, canals, ponds and reservoirs.
They may then be placed in oyster cases (caisses ostre'ophiles) or in shallow ponds (claires) made on the fore-shore.
Among rearing districts Marennes and La Tremblade are specially celebrated on account of the extensive system of claires or oyster ponds, in which the green oysters so much prized in Paris are produced.
The soil is sandy, the surface of the country well wooded and broken by a number of ponds and creeks.
The family Unionidae, to which these genera belong, is of world-wide distribution, and its species occur only in ponds and rivers.
Coypu are abundant in the fresh waters of South America, even small ponds being often tenanted by one or more pairs.
The first discovery of gold in mining quantities was made by Hargraves in 1851, at the junction of Lewis Ponds and Summerhill Creek, in what was called the Ophir Diggings, near Bathurst.
The turtles are caught and kept in large ponds.
Dotted about the town are open squares, with tanks or ponds overhung by trees.
The surface is dotted with small lakes and ponds, and there are many broad fens and marshes.
Forest Park (464 acres), in the southern part of the city, is the largest and most attractive; it contains a good zoological collection, and in its ponds is one of the finest collections in America of lotus plants and Oriental aquatic flora; at its southern entrance is a monument to President McKinley by Philip Martiny.
He was looking for both ephemeral ponds and permanent water-bodies containing fish.
Attempts to improve the water quality in the smaller ponds may benefit amphibians.
C an you help this amazing amphibian survive in Cambridgeshire ponds?
A single specimen was beaten from young aspen in a clearing by the ponds at Monkwood Reserve on 22 August 1999.
This complex included a larger aviary with two ponds of differing depths, the water circulating through the aviary via an external filtration bed.
The lake and its small ponds hold brown trout and our visitors are welcome to fish free of charge.
In Herefordshire the Augustinian canonesses at Aconbury had fish ponds as did Titley Priory.
Gives impetus to hedgerow conservation, flight ponds, copses, conservation headlands, beetle banks.
Scattered small ponds are associated with the farms and isolated woodland copses.
The Long-tailed cormorant mostly prefers inland waters; slow-flowing rivers lakes swamps and ponds but is also found along coasts.
Ideally ponds would be restored over a period of years to minimize disturbance.
Thatched cottages, ponds, sea estuary with boats laid up in the brief sunshine made an idyllic scene.
The ponds are mainly seasonal and have few, if any, fish as they tend to dry up in the summer months.
A small area of grazed floodplain grassland with shallow ponds occurs by the River Clyde, southeast of Barons Haugh.
I wandered around the ponds, up hills and down grassy knolls.
At Dojlidy, the fishing ponds could contain Slavonian grebe, which we never had seen in summer.
A striking water bird that is seen on all the ponds all year round is the great crested grebe.
Some people wish to deter herons from fish ponds.
Initially, it is placed in cooling ponds to allow short-lived radioactive isotopes to decay.
Four marshy ponds to the SE of the moat were probably medieval fish ponds.
Its purpose being to lead water from the great morass to the ponds, it should be nearly level with a slight fall northwards.
The moated mound where their manor house stood can still be seen in the meadows close to the two remaining medieval fish ponds.
Are we really going to allow our council to let ponds be filled in that have rare newts in (Northgate Village )?
Great crested newts are best suited to ponds which are slightly alkaline.
The common also has a number of ponds, some of which contain the Nationally protected Great-crested newt.
Design examples Park and ride schemes -- uses permeable pavements, swales, filter strips and ponds to treat diffuse pollution.
Three ponds were de-silted last year and a dipping platform build on the largest one.
Life of many kinds remains plentiful under ice-covered ponds and streams.
We tried skating on frozen ponds with borrowed skates (not very successfully, as I remember ).
Near the middle of this park is a series of Victorian lily ponds, which were added in 1902.
Water plantain and broad-leaved pondweed can also be seen in the ponds.
A cluster of temporary ponds has already yielded a record of a nationally rare water beetle.
The millenium garden features ponds, waterfalls and a formal rill which leads the eye to the magnificent valley and hills beyond.
There have also been reports where entire ponds of fi sh have died following spraying.
Two ponds attract wild fowl and migrating waders including shelduck, greenshank and sandpiper.
Five miles of footpath pass through these grasslands and also take you to woodlands, ponds and the lough shore.
These ponds were arranged in four groups and had their own associated smokehouse, where the fish was cured.
Protozoa can be found in ponds, pools, or in any place where water is rather stagnant.
Alternatively, sink a wad of organic barley straw sold for ' clearing ' ponds.
In the dew pond and mess ponds at travelers hill can be seen the'Red swordtail ' .
They commonly root about in muddy bottoms, which may make ponds turbid.
The species found here reflect the well vegetated nature of the ponds.
The name is also applied to other species of Potamogeton, one of the characteristic genera of lakes, ponds and streams. all over the world, but more abundant in temperate regions.
This immense lacustrine basin is now broken up into numberless ponds, lakes and marshes (see MiNsx).
There are a score of fresh-water ponds, the largest being Hummock (320 acres).
Wide tracts of sand, marshes, peat-bogs, ponds, and small lakes, among which the streams lazily meander from one marsh to another, the whole covered with thin pineforests and scanty vegetation, with occasional patches of fertile xxr.
Schizomycetes are ubiquitous as saprophytes in still ponds and ditches, in running streams and rivers, and in the sea, and especially in drains, bogs, refuse heaps, and in the soil, and wherever organic infusions are allowed to stand for a short time.
There are few lakes in the country except mountain tarns; but considerable morasses exist about the Upper Dneister, the Vistula and the San, while the ponds or dams in the Podolian valleys are estimated to cover an area of over 200 sq.
I have said that Walden has no visible inlet nor outlet, but it is on the one hand distantly and indirectly related to Flint's Pond, which is more elevated, by a chain of small ponds coming from that quarter, and on the other directly and manifestly to Concord River, which is lower, by a similar chain of ponds through which in some other geological period it may have flowed, and by a little digging, which God forbid, it can be made to flow thither again.
When the ponds were firmly frozen, they afforded not only new and shorter routes to many points, but new views from their surfaces of the familiar landscape around them.
I have visited two such Bottomless Ponds in one walk in this neighborhood.
What if all ponds were shallow?
While men believe in the infinite some ponds will be thought to be bottomless.
But the deepest ponds are not so deep in proportion to their area as most suppose, and, if drained, would not leave very remarkable valleys.
Like the water, the Walden ice, seen near at hand, has a green tint, but at a distance is beautifully blue, and you can easily tell it from the white ice of the river, or the merely greenish ice of some ponds, a quarter of a mile off.
I never knew it to open in the course of a winter, not excepting that of '52-3, which gave the ponds so severe a trial.
A severe cold of a few days' duration in March may very much retard the opening of the former ponds, while the temperature of Walden increases almost uninterruptedly.
The sinking sound of melting snow is heard in all dells, and the ice dissolves apace in the ponds.
Part of the Russian force had already descended into the valley toward the ponds and lakes and part were leaving these Pratzen Heights which he intended to attack and regarded as the key to the position.
The remains of Langeron's and Dokhturov's mingled forces were crowding around the dams and banks of the ponds near the village of Augesd.
The old prince used to approve of them for their endurance at work when they came to Bald Hills to help with the harvest or to dig ponds, and ditches, but he disliked them for their boorishness.
Springburn Park has one of the most beautiful rockeries in Scotland, a garden of peace and three wildlife ponds.
Many of the well sodden fields had small ponds due to all the rain.
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Does he drink out of stagnant ponds or rivers?
The Great Pond on Epsom Common was the largest of the two stew ponds built by the monks in medieval times.
In the dew pond and mess ponds at travelers hill can be seen the 'Red Swordtail '.
He stated that the Moorhen frequented swamps, ponds, streams and taro patches - much the same as today.
Middle and lower ponds These two ponds were excavated as part of the water drainage system when the motorway was built.
Migration into undisturbed areas of airfields can be encouraged and ponds and wetlands conserved and repaired.
Buckets of water outside of your house are also potential water hazards, as well as pools, creeks, ponds, etc. You should place high fences around your pool area and put self-latching locks on the gates.
After dark, simple clear rope lights can outline the entire pagoda, or floating candles or lanterns can be used on nearby ponds.
While some people think of Asian themes as having koi ponds and smiling Buddhas all over them.
Having got a collection from America, I planted them by some ponds where I thought they might have a better chance, as they often grow well near water in their native country.
Bulrush (Scirpus) - Sedge-like plants fringing lakes and ponds.
Common by some river-banks, and growing with water-side weeds in garden ponds and lakes, flowering in summer rose-red in bold umbels.
The common native E. hirsutum is stouter than the French Willow, and is only useful by the margins of streams and ponds, associated with the Loosestrife and such plants.
L. nymphaeoides is a pretty native water plant, growing in ponds or slow streams, with floating leaves, and bright yellow flowers 1 inch or more across.
H. Morsus-ranae is a native water-plant, having floating leaves and pretty white flowers, and well worth introducing to ponds.
The plant may be grown on the margins of ponds and fountain-basins, or in the wettest part of the bog garden.
It is useful for the margins of ponds or streams, where it spreads fast, and, associated with the Willow Herb, gives a beautiful effect.
They thrive on the margins of ponds where their roots can penetrate the moist soil, and if judiciously placed in such a position, they have a fine effect.
Its glaucous foliage and elegant panicles of purple flowers are welcome along the margins of shallow ponds or streams, and it is hardy in sheltered places.
In artificial lakes or ponds it will take care of itself, increasing by side-shoots from the base of the leaves.
In truth, the original English garden style used greater swathes of lawn and naturally occurring features such as boulders and ponds around which trees and shrubs were planted.
Paint colors were frequently selected from this nature palette as well, with the colors of hills, sky, ponds and tress finding their way indoors.
So, the next time you're thinking about calling your local lawn service to spray for bugs, consider how much those chemicals pollute the nearby lakes, streams, ponds and rivers.
From the beginning of time, children have probably floated leaves, sticks, and bits of wood in puddles and ponds.
There are 125 motor home sites at the resort, from which owners and guests can enjoy views of the resort's maple and spruce tree forests, flowing streams, ponds, and other scenery.
It is also found in ponds and stream water and has been found in bottled water and on salad vegetables washed with water.
Chidren and adolescents with otitis externa often have been diving or swimming for long periods of time, especially in polluted lakes, rivers, or ponds.
Water falls from the sky to fill lakes, ponds, oceans, rivers and streams.
You can add lily pads and other kinds of aquatic plants to your ponds.
Traditionally feng shui ponds contain nine fish, one colored black and eight gold ones.
Many ponds include a waterfall or fountain as part of the system to circulate the water.
From water fountains and birdbaths to koi ponds and waterfalls, the type of outdoor water feature you choose is a matter of personal taste and style.
The five-acre garden features reflecting ponds, intricate bridges and plantings, and an authentic tea house.
Cupless bikini designs might be surprisingly versatile when you're used to patronizing nude beaches, topless areas, private ponds, and nudist colonies.
Of course, ponds and rivers will have fecal matter from fish and fowl in them, which can cut down on some of the enjoyment.
However, a new system has been developed to make backyard swimming ponds that will naturally keep the water clean - so much so that you can drink it.
Natural swimming ponds have been seen in Europe for the last twenty years and more people are opting for them so as to avoid chemicals.
Spend the day visiting one or two new parks to see what they might have to offer your kids, which could include fantastic playgrounds, fishing ponds, Frisbee golf courses, skateboarding parks and more.
Koi USA Magazine has some great pictures of koi fish in natural settings, ponds and alone.
It is an aquatic flower, meaning it grows on lakes and ponds just like the typical lily pad.
Outdoor dining is the local norm and visitors will find themselves eating amid koi ponds, an old fashioned plantation lanai and even along the edge of a spring-fed river.
The resort atmosphere was artfully created, all dining is completely outdoors, in open-air floating thatched-roof huts surrounded by waterfalls and koi ponds.
I have some horses you can ride and there are several creeks, ponds and even a small lake on the land.
They are flooded of ter rain, and in seasons of drought many of them, especially the tributaries of the Darling, become chains of ponds.
There are also a large number of small lakes and ponds lying wholly within the state.
The lakes, ponds and streams afford some of the best trout fishing in the country, and many of them also abound in pickerel, pike, perch, black bass and land-locked salmon.
The species of Hydra, however, are extremely common and familiar inhabitants of ponds and ditches.
In freshwater lakes and ponds, especially if the water is stagnant, aquatic plants are abundant.
Plymouth is a popular resort for visitors,, having, in addition to its wealth of historic associations and a healthy summer climate, thousands of acres of hilly woodland and numerous lakes and ponds well stocked with fish.
The ova of Anopheles are tiny black rodshaped objects, which are deposited on the water of natural puddles, ponds, or slowly moving streams, by preference those which are well supplied with vegetation; they float, singly or attached to other objects or clustered together in patterns.
It is generally distributed in all suitable localities throughout England, but is limited to a few lakes and ponds in the south of Scotland and in Ireland.
Tench if kept in suitable waters are extremely prolific, and as they grow within a few years to a weight of 3 or 4 lb, and are then fit for the table, they may be profitably introduced into ponds which are already stocked with other fishes, such as carp and pike.
They occur up mountain slopes as far as vegetation extends, in tropical valleys and forests, in open grassy plains, in sandy deserts, and even in fresh-water ponds and between tide-marks on the seashore.
The fresh-water spider (Argyroneta) lives amongst the weeds of lakes and ponds and, like Desis, is quite at home beneath the water either swimming from spot to spot or crawling amongst the stems of aquatic plants.
In some islands there are rich salt ponds, but.
The South Bute dock of 502 acres, authorized in 1894 and capable of accommodating the largest vessels afloat, was opened in 1907, bringing the whole dock area of Cardiff (including timber ponds) to about 210 acres.
The famous "lakes" in the southern part of the field were artificial ponds, which have long since been drained.
The municipality owns and operates the gas and electric-lighting plants and the water works (the watersupply being derived from natural ponds, some of which are outside the city limits), and owns and leases (to the New York, New Haven & Hartford railroad) a railway extending (10.3 m.) to Westfield, Mass.
Vast water-power is developed on the Merrimac at Lawrence and Lowell, and on the Connecticut at South Hadley, and to a less extent at scores of other cities on many streams and artificial ponds; many of the machines that have revolutionized industrial conditions since the beginning of the factory system have been invented by Massachusetts men; and the state contains various technical schools of great importance.
He hired the first cab he met and told the driver to go to the Patriarch's Ponds, where the widow Bazdeev's house was.
In the interior of the mines are sixteen ponds, of which the large lake of Przykos is 195 ft.