Ravine sentence example

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  • Casually, he began leading the horse along the ravine again.
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  • It is situated on the river Natisone, which forms a picturesque ravine here.
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  • of Kishinev, in a narrow ravine on the right bank of the Dnieper.
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  • The lignite in this region also warms the ranchman's cabin, being easily mined where a seam is exposed in the walls of a ravine or on the side of a hill.
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  • He led the horse around and they left the ravine, traveling at right angles to the path the Indians had taken.
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  • Finally they descended into a low place in the ravine, momentarily putting an outcropping between them and the Indians who waited.
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  • above the sea, the ravine having an average width of 1 m.
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  • Another shorter valley began near the present Jaffa gate and, taking an easterly direction, joined the Tyropoeon; while a third ravine passed across what is now the northern part of the Haram enclosure and fell into the valley of the Kidron.
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  • There was a tradition in antiquity that the city of Tantalus had been swallowed up in a lake on the mountain; but the legend may, as Ramsay thinks, have been suggested by the vast ravine which yawns beneath the acropolis.
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  • above the Nera valley, at the point where the river traverses a narrow ravine, and commands a fine view.
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  • St Hubert was carried by a confused mass of some 49 companies, and von Steinmetz, believing the main French position to have been pierced, ordered the 4th cavalry division to cross the ravine by the chaussee and pursue.
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  • To the right, beyond a steep ravine, was a small village and a landowner's house with a broken roof.
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  • The city is in an elevated valley opening southward on the narrow ravine through which flows the Cachimayo, the principal northern tributary of the Pilcomayo.
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  • It was with the expectation that he might, with local aid, seize the castle, that Llewellyn invaded this district in December 1282, when he was surprised and killed by Stephen de Frankton in a ravine called Cwm Llewellyn on the left bank of the Irfon, 22 m.
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  • In the centre is a bold rock, crowned by the castle, between which and the new town lies a ravine that once contained the Nor' Loch, but is now covered with the gardens of Princes Street.
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  • Drago], the deep ravine of which forms the western boundary and defence of the city.
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  • It next plunges through the deep ravine of Finstermiinz, and, continuing in the main a north-easterly direction, receives at Landeck the Rosanna.
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  • A quartz vein or bed of hard rock may show itself as a sharp ridge or as a well-defined bench; a stratum of soft rock or the line of a great fissure, or the weakening of the strata by an anticlinal fold, may produce a ravine or a deep valley.
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  • She flattened against the rock wall as she heard the horse scramble down into the ravine a little way down from her.
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  • Aitchison, however, gathered in the Hazardarakht ravine in Afghanistan a form with different-shaped fruit from that of the almond; being larger and flatter.
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  • Bordeaux had been leading the horse along the ravine to spare its hooves, but it had been a risk that hadn't paid off.
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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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  • On the farther side of the eastern ravine stands a smaller but very well proportioned structure, the church of St Eugenius, the patron saint of Trebizond, now the Yeni Djuma djami, or New Friday mosque.
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  • Hohenlohe had determined to drive the French into the ravine at daybreak, but had no idea as to the numbers in front of him.
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  • The plateau-like summit, which originally could be reached only from the south by a steep and narrow path, was rendered almost impregnable to Indian attack by a sheer cliff on the river side of the hill, a deep ravine along its eastern base and steep declivities on the other sides.
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  • At midday they put the hounds into a ravine thickly overgrown with young trees.
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  • It lies at the mouth of a deep ravine, in a sheltered situation, at the foot of Monte Cerreto (4314 ft.), in the centre of splendid coast scenery, and is in consequence much visited by foreigners.
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  • There was no easy way to the edge of the ravine, and it looked too shallow along most places to make a jump pay off.
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  • ==Fauna== The wild animals of Arabia are all of the desert-loving type: antelopes and gazelles are found in small numbers throughout the peninsula; the latter are similar to the chikara or ravine deer of India.
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  • The two trees whose girth had been small enough for her wrap her arms around had expanded in width and height, reaching towards the gray sky of the underworld.  Katie craned her neck, unable to see the tops of the trees.  Their trunks had grown outward from the trail until they were as wide as a football field.  Their massive roots ruptured the ground that had been the trail, creating a ravine she could see even from their safe distance.
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  • Katie stared at him, suspecting he'd lost his mind.  To her surprise, a branch wrapped around her body.  She yelped, shoving at it then went still as it plucked her from the ground and moved her across the ravine, dropping her off in the jungle again.
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  • At the ninth mile the road crosses a ravine by the well-preserved and lofty Ponte di Nona, with seven arches, the finest ancient bridge in the neighbourhood of Rome.
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  • He saw the whips in their red caps galloping along the edge of the ravine, he even saw the hounds, and was expecting a fox to show itself at any moment on the ryefield opposite.
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  • The soft sand in the ravine would make it simple for the Indians to detect where they had emerged.
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  • Denisov, Petya, and the esaul, accompanied by some Cossacks and the hussar who had the prisoner, rode to the left across a ravine to the edge of the forest.
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  • Bordeaux lead the horse out of the ravine and behind a slab of rock.
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  • in a deep ravine in the Hungarian Ore Mountains, and is built in terraces.
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  • Instincts took her in the direction of the stream, and she reached the top of a shallow ravine in whose valley the stream flowed.
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  • was separated by a ravine from Oneium, a range of hills which runs E.
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  • With Chile the de jure line is that of the Camarones ravine which separated the old department of Moquegua (including the provinces of Tacna and Arica) from that of Tarapaca.
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  • In the words of an English officer, "The sun appearing upon the sea, I heard Nol say, ` Now let God arise, and let His enemies be scattered,' and following us as we slowly marched I heard him say, `I profess they run.'" Driven into the broken ground, and penned between Doon Hill and the ravine, the Scots were indeed helpless.
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  • Here its romantic middle course begins, and after dashing through a deep ravine between the towns of Hirschberg and Ldwenberg, it gains the plain.
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  • Chief among them are the snowy peak of Lirima (19,128 ft.) over the ravine of Tarapaca, the volcano of Isluga overhanging Camilla, the Bolivian peak of Sajama, and Tocora (19,741 ft.) near the Bolivian frontier.
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  • Before dawn the English advanced troops crossed the ravine, attacked Doon, and pinned Leslie's left; under cover of this the whole army began its manoeuvre.
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  • The principal curiosity is the Karlsburg cascade, which is placed in a broad ravine, thickly wooded on both sides.
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  • Under such conditions, Metzko, unsupported either by Klenau or the main army beyond the ravine, was an easy victim.
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  • 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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  • are Cartland Craigs, where Mouse Water runs through a precipitous red sandstone ravine, the sides of which are about 400 ft.
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  • As at Friedland, a ravine separated a part of the hostile line of battle from the rest.
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  • The villages west of the Plauen ravine and even Lobda were occupied in the early morning by General Metzko with the leading division of Klenau's corps from Freiberg, and upon Metzko Napoleon intended first to throw the weight of his attack, giving to Victor's infantry and the cavalry of Murat, king of Naples, the task of overwhelming the isolated Austrians.
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  • the maritime chain separates into two branches, which run parallel to each other for 100 m., enclosing the remarkable ravine of Callejon de Huaylas - the eastern or main branch being known as the Cordillera Nevada and the western as the Cordillera Negra.
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  • The danger to the fort roused General Nicholas Herkimer to gather a force of between 700 and moo men (including some Oneida Indians), who during their advance on the 6th of August were ambuscaded in a ravine near Oriskany, about 8 m.
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  • In the evening Cromwell drew up his army, under 1 1,000 effective men, along the ravine, and issued orders to attack the Scots at dawn of the 3rd (13th).
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  • During his retreat he was closely pursued by the Jews and surrounded in a ravine, and only succeeded in making good his escape to Antioch by sacrificing the greater part of his army and a large amount of war material.
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  • Without pausing to fire, the men raced onward, but the French striking their outer wing rolled up the whole line in succession, the actual collision occurring in and near the Bruville ravine, a deep-cut natural trench which, starting from the Tronville copses, here intersects the plateau from west to east.
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  • Both corps took as their primary objective the farms of St Hubert and Point du Jour, standing just above the defile made by the Verdun-Metz road where it climbs out of the Mance ravine towards the French position.
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  • The city stands in a deep ravine of the Andes at an elevation of about 12,400 ft.
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  • Jeremias, Das Alte Testament im Lichte des alten Orients, p. 278, adopts Marquart's view that the "River" (nahar) is the socalled "River" (better "Ravine" nahal) of Egypt or Musri, on the southern frontier of Judea.
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  • One of these leads out on to the rocks above the southern ravine; the other leads to a long staircase, completely concealed in the wall and the rocks, leading down to a subterranean well or spring.
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  • ravine carved by glacial meltwater.
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  • This was stopped almost entirely by the Prussian artillery fire; but the news of its coming spread through the stragglers in the ravine south of the great road, and a wave of panic again swept through the mass, many thousands bolting right upon the front of their own batteries, thus masking their fire at the most critical moment, and something like a crisis in the battle arose.
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  • Here the less uplifted blocks are now heavily aggraded with waste from the dissected ranges: the waste takes the form of huge alluvial fans, formed chiefly by occasional boulder-bearing floods from the mountains; each fan heads in a ravine at the mountain base, and becomes laterally confluent with adjacent fans as it stretches several miles forward with decreasing slope and increasing fineness of material.
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  • In addition to their website offerings, Peak Design does print and multimedia design, including interactive forms, presentations, and virtual tours.90 Blue Ravine Road, Folsom, CA 95630.
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  • Khabardin dug a hole in a ravine and obtained soil samples.
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  • Between the Douro and Tagus the Vouga rises in the Serra da Lapa and reaches the sea through the lagoon of Aveiro; the Mondego flows north-east through a long ravine in the Serra da Estrella, and then bends back so as to flow west-south-west.
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  • Some way down the slope of the hill, between the cave-temple and the ravine of the Inopus, is a terrace with the temples of the foreign gods, Isis and Serapis, and a small odeum.
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  • Two projecting cliffs, named the Phaedriadae, frame the gorge in which the Castalian spring flows out, and just to the west of this, on a shelf above the ravine of the Pleistus, is the site of the Pythian shrine of Apollo and the Delphic oracle.
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  • Part of the street crosses the Denburn ravine (utilized for the line of the Great North of Scotland railway) by a fine granite arch of 132 ft.
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  • The town is intersected from north to south by Pittencrieff Glen, a deep, picturesque and tortuous ravine, from which the town derives its name and at the bottom of which flows Lyne Burn.
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  • The palace, a favourite residence of many of the kings, occupying a picturesque position near the ravine, was of considerable size, judging from the south-west wall, which is all that is left of it.
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  • In the sandstone of Dura Den, a ravine on Ceres Burn, 2z M.
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  • It is approached from the north by a lofty bridge over a ravine, to the west of which lies a pleasant park.
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  • The birthplace of the Niger is in a deep ravine 2800 ft.
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  • From the burn of Dollar (or Dolour), which runs through the ravine of Dollar Glen, the town draws its watersupply.
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  • Sezanne yields Ferns in profusion, mingled with other shade-loving plants such as would grow under the trees in a moist ravine; its vegetation is comparable to that of an island in the tropical seas.
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  • The city is still supplied with water by an aqueduct, to which belongs the huge bridge called the Ponte delle Torri, crossing the ravine which divides the town from the Monte Luco (2723 ft.).
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  • They were traveling in a sandy ravine when she spotted a flash of color in the distance.
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  • River, ravine, tree stump, cloud, rain.
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  • The path neared a ravine then ran along it.
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  • She held out her hand.  Toby smiled grudgingly and took it.  Katie led them around the island, trying to find some part of the chasm that was narrow enough to jump or a log they could roll across the gaping ravine.
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  • The steeply wooded ravine descends to a private, secluded beach on the historic Helford River.
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  • Here, the road swings round to the left on a sharp hairpin, with a steep ravine on your left hand side.
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  • Tall conical pinnacles arose across the valley, their shale strewn haunches plunging down into the depths of the ravine.
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  • Just beyond the quarries the railroad crossed the deep wooded ravine of the Ham Woods Valley by an impressive viaduct.
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  • The course is used to test Army vehicles, so after a hill the runners descend into a water filled ravine.
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  • Has the action of running water or the sea formed this deep ravine?
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  • Where railings overlooked the ravine with that mosque near the bottom of it another group stared intently down.
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  • When the whole family had reached the ravine, they followed it up the hillside.
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  • Our first stop is the White Canyon, a deep ravine etched into the desert rock.
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  • The road was via a narrow ravine between densely wooded hills.
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  • The screams of a wounded British officer abandoned at the bottom of a dark ravine are heard by a young Scottish subaltern.
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  • ravine woodlands.
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  • ravine garden falls 200 feet to the Helford River.
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  • ravine forest.
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  • ravine with waterfalls.
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  • The sandstone ravine is now a Regionally Important Geological Site (RIGS ).
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  • Abigail rode her donkey and came down toward the mountain ravine.
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  • rickety rope bridge across a ravine.
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  • A wooded nature trail through the natural ravine leads down to the beach.
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  • Other points of interest are Malham Cove and tarn, the ravine of Gordale Scar, the cliffs of Attermyre, Giggleswick Scar and Castleberg (the last immediately above Settle itself), the Clapham and Weathercote caves, the chasm of Helln Pot and the waterfall of Stainforth Foss.
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  • In accordance with the Argentine-Bolivian treaty of 1889 the boundary line between these republics contin ies up the Pilcomayo to the 22nd parallel, thence west to the Tarija river, which it follows down to the Bermejo, thence up the latter to its source, and westerly through the Quiaca ravine and across to a point on the San Juan river opposite Esmoraca.
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  • 1 seq.), the example of Manasseh did not stand alone, and Jeremiah and Ezekiel made frequent and indignant reference to the "high places" for the sacrifice of children by their parents which rose beneath the very walls of the temple from the gloomy ravine of Hinnom or Tophet.
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  • They had walked a mile or two towards home, when they came to the edge of a narrow and deep ravine.
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  • Rostov, having finally settled with "Uncle" where they should set on the hounds, and having shown Natasha where she was to stand--a spot where nothing could possibly run out--went round above the ravine.
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  • Slipping onto their haunches and sliding, the horses descended with their riders into the ravine.
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  • The Gap is a ravine carved by glacial meltwater.
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  • The Conservation Toolbox aims to draw together ' best practice ' for the long-term conservation of ravine woodlands.
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  • The Gardens The steeply wooded ravine garden falls 200 feet to the Helford River.
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  • On Guam, the colony inhabiting the eastern side of the Naval Magazine feeds over savanna grasslands dominated by Miscanthus and ravine forest.
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  • Here the hotel, indeed the whole town, is built straddling a ravine with waterfalls.
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  • The sandstone ravine is now a Regionally Important Geological Site (RIGS).
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  • Access to these was often only by way of a rickety rope bridge across a ravine.
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  • The car then went down an embankment, flipped over and landed upside down in a ravine.
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  • It prefers shade, and though sometimes met with on dry stone and brick walls, its favourite place is by the side of a stream in a shady ravine.
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  • What was a rocky ravine suddenly becomes a deadly powerful river during a flash flood.
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  • Platinum locks will turn heads, while a dark ravine hue will add an aura of mystery.
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  • They couldn't be seen unless someone came down into the ravine.
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  • Dean yelled, his voice echoing up and down the now empty gorge, bouncing about the stone walls and boulders of the narrow ravine.
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  • "This is amazing," he said as he stepped closer to look into the ravine.
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  • Meanwhile a third panic broke out which delayed the preliminary movements and it was now growing dark in the ravine.
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  • Just as the leading German troops were approaching St Hubert the French again began to fire, their bullets plunging down among the fresh arrivals, who knowing nothing of what had taken place about St Hubert (where the remnant of their own infantry were still offering a desperate resistance) opened fire into the backs of their own men, and a fourth panic began which soon spread to the stragglers crowding the Mance ravine.
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  • are considerable remains of two aqueducts of the same period crossing a deep ravine.
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  • ANI (anc. Abnicum), an ancient and ruined Armenian city, in Russian Transcaucasia, government Erivan, situated at an altitude of 4390 ft., between the Arpa-chai (Harpasus) and a deep ravine.
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  • A few formed bodies escaped across the ravine, but Metzko and threefourths of his men were killed or taken prisoners.
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  • The caves are in a wooded and rugged ravine about 31 m.
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  • The left and leading square (2nd Brigade) moved towards the khor, approaching at a point where a little ravine joined it.
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  • Among the attractions in this direction are Buttermilk Falls and ravine, on the outskirts of the city, Lick Brook Falls and glen and Enfield Falls and glen, the last 7 m.
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  • Its mouth is in a forest ravine, 194 ft.
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  • The Estrella Mountains, which enclose the headwaters of the Mondego in a deep ravine, stretch from north-east to south-west and are continued in the same direction by the Serra de Lousa (3944 ft.).
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  • Lift us over the ravine!
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  • This opened the square, and a mass of tribesmen rushed in from the small ravine.
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  • In the deep ravine to the N.
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  • Snow, rain, one is a tree stump, another a ravine.
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  • Along the bottom of the ravine runs the river Wagura, a mountain stream, which forces its way into the valley over a bluff on the east, and forms in its descent a beautiful waterfall, or rather series of waterfalls, 200 ft.
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  • These are about thirty in number, excavated in the south side of the precipitous bank of the ravine, and vary from 3 5 to 110 ft.
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  • Their deposits have built across a small valley or ravine a series of broad, flat, concentric terraces beautiful in form and 300 ft.
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  • In the east a tableland of sandstone, called Saxon Switzerland, from the picturesque outlines into which it has been eroded, adjoins the Erzgebirge; one of its most notable features is the deep ravine by which the Elbe escapes from it.
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  • The town is separated into European and native quarters by a deep ravine, the Ain Sefra, through which passes a considerable stream.
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  • The native quarter, called Tijit, occupies the eastern slopes of the ravine and the level ground above, and is dominated by the kubbas of two marabouts.
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  • Information was brought by a native that the enemy had assembled in the Khor Ghob, a deep ravine not far from the zeriba.
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  • The river Darro, which foams through a deep ravine on the north, divides the plateau from the Albaicin district of Granada; the Assabica valley, containing the Alhambra Park, on the west and south, and beyond this valley the almost parallel ridge of Monte Mauror, separate it from the Antequeruela district.
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  • The former route appeared to be chosen by the English, and Bruce stationed his army in a position where it was defended by a cleugh, or ravine of the Bannockburn, and by two morasses between which was a practicable but narrow neck of firm land.
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  • This battle derives its name from a ruin on the northern bank of the river Tchernaya near its mouth, but it was fought some distance away, on a nameless ridge (styled Mount Inkerman after the event) between the Tchernaya and the Careenage Ravine, which latter marked the right of the siegeworks directed against Sevastopol itself.
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  • It was apparently intended by Menshikov that the column from the field army should attack the position from the north, and that the Sevastopol column should advance along the west side of the Careenage Ravine.
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  • General Soimonov, with the Sevastopol column, after assembling his troops before dawn on the 5th, led them on to the upland east of Careenage Ravine, while the field army column, under General Pavlov, crossed the Tchernaya near its mouth, almost at right angles to Soimonov's line of advance.
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  • The British troops on or near the ground were the 2nd Division, 3000, encamped on the ridge; Codrington's brigade of the Light Division, 1400, on the slopes west of the Careenage Ravine; and the Guards' brigade, 1350, about 4 m.
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  • But the right wing, not as yet attacked, either by Soimonov or by Pavlov, held on to its positions on the forward slope, and a column of Russian sailors and marines, .who had been placed under Soimonov's command and had moved up the Careenage Ravine to turn the British left, were caught, just as they emerged on to the plateau in rear of Pennefather's line, between two bodies of British troops hurrying to the scene of action.
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  • The first attack made by Pavlov's advanced guard, aided by parts of Soimonov's corps, was relatively slight, but General Dannenberg now arrived on the field, and arranged for an assault on the British centre and right, to be delivered by ro,000 men (half his intact forces) chiefly by way of the Quarry Ravine, the attack to be prepared by the guns on Shell Hill.
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  • Not the least extraordinary feature of the battle that followed is the part played by a sangar of stones at the head of Quarry Ravine and a small battery, called the Sandbag Battery, made as a temporary emplacement for two heavy guns a few days before.
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  • The sangar at first fell into the hands of the Russians, but they were soon ejected, and small British detachments reoccupied and held it, while the various Russian attacks flowed up and past it and ebbed back into the Quarry Ravine.
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  • But they were flung back to the lower slopes of the Quarry Ravine by the leading French regiment sent by Bosquet.
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  • But they were driven back into the Quarry Ravine, and, relieving the exhausted British, the French took up the defence along the edge of the ravine, which, though still not without severe fighting, they maintained till the close of the battle.
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  • The walls are of polished stone, and the whole structure is handsome; but from a military point of view it is of little importance, being commanded by a hill, from which it is divided only by a ravine.
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  • The four-horned antelope (Tetracerus quadricornis) and the gazelle (Gazelles bennetti), the chinkara or " ravine deer " of sportsmen, are also found in India.
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  • The city occupies a romantic position on a rocky plateau, cut off on all sides save the west from the surrounding country by a beautiful ravine, through which the river Rummel flows.
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  • The ravine, formed by the Rummel, through erosion of the limestone, varies greatly in width - at its narrowest part the cliffs are only 15 ft.
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  • NEANDERTHAL, a ravine near the village of Hochdal between Dusseldorf and Elberfeld, Rhenish Prussia.
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  • Two miles to the east in a ravine below Monte Subasio is the hermitage delle Carceri (2300 ft.), partly built, partly cut out of the solid rock, given to St Francis by Benedictine monks as a place of retirement.
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  • Nant, a ravine, hence also a brook - Nantgwyllt, Nannau, Nantgaredig.
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  • ravine), a city of Algeria, capital of the department and military division of the same name.
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  • The city was originally cut in two by the ravine of Wad Rekhi, now for the most part covered by boulevards and buildings.
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  • West of the ravine lies the old port, and above this rises what was the Spanish town with the ancient citadel looking down on it; but few traces of Spanish occupation remain.
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  • The modern quarter rises, like an amphitheatre, to the east of the ravine.
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  • The place d'Armes, built on the plateau above the ravine, is the centre of the modern quarter.
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  • fissure or crevice, hence a ravine or narrow valley.
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