River-banks sentence example
In the interior brakes of bamboos are found, many of which spread for miles along the river banks.
John undertakes to disforest all forests which have been made in his time, and also to give up such river banks as he has seized for his own use when engaged in sport.
The ruins of the English factory, St Thomas's church, and the houses of the European residents lie along the river banks.
For many years, the town has been threatened by the erosion of the river banks.
When a little soil is shaken up with water in a tumbler the sand particles rapidly fall to the bottom and form a layer which resembles ordinary sand of the seashore or river banks.Advertisement
The river banks are lined with belts of dense forest, in which useful timber occurs.
It is spoken throughout central Siam, in all parts of southern Siam except Patani Monton, in northern Siam along the river-banks as far up as Utaradit and Raheng, and in eastern Siam as far as the confines of the Korat Monton.
The climate is healthy and bracing, except in the lower valleys along the river banks and in the marsh land, where malarial fever is prevalent.
Brisbane is built on a series of hills rising from the river-banks, but some parts of it, such as Woolloongabba and South Brisbane, occupy low-lying flats, which have sometimes been the scene of disastrous floods.
The seashore and the river banks are lined with mangroves, but the most important tree of the coast belt is the oilpalm.Advertisement
The coypu, sometimes called the South American beaver, inhabits the river-banks, and is highly prized for its fur.
The remains are found not only round the mouths of the great rivers, but embedded in the frozen soil in such circumstances as to indicate that the animals lived not far from the localities in which they are found; and they are exposed either by the melting of the ice in warm summers or the washing away of the sea-cliffs or river-banks.
North of Bhutan, between the Himalayan crest and Lhasa, this formation is approximately maintained; farther east, although the same natural forces first resulted in the same effect of successive folds of the earth's crust, forming extensive curves of ridge and furrow, the abundant rainfall and the totally distinct climatic conditions which govern the processes of denudation subsequently led to the erosion of deeper valleys enclosed between forest-covered ranges which rise steeply from the river banks.
Papyrus is found by the river banks.
Hippopotami and crocodiles abound in the rivers, which are well stocked with many kinds of fish, including varieties resembling perch and bream; and otters make their home in the river banks.Advertisement
A peculiar feature of the arable tract is the Pats (literally cups) or depressed lands near the river-banks.
There was not a stone to be seen up to the base of the Andes; the river banks were of argillaceous earth and the bottom of fine sand.
A settled population is found only along the river banks.
For watering the land by the river banks sakias (water-wheels) are used, oxen being employed to turn them There are also a few irrigation canals.
The extreme eastern corner is occupied by older Tertiary loam, which is used for making bricks, and upon this and the river-banks are the most fertile spots, woods, cultivated land, pastures, towns and villages.Advertisement
You will see iguanas sunning themselves on the overhanging branches along the river banks and the tropical birds which populate the treetops.
Water voles like to make their homes along densely vegetated river banks or ditches where the current is slow.
Riverbanks lined in protest Elsewhere in the country, thousands gathered along river banks in protest.
They grow in varied situations, some in swamps, some in dry shingly places, others on moist river-banks or the gritty mountain side.
Common by some river-banks, and growing with water-side weeds in garden ponds and lakes, flowering in summer rose-red in bold umbels.Advertisement
Along our river banks there is a winter deposit of sandy silt.
The search for a box could have letterboxers hiking through the woods, crossing small streams, trekking across a field, looking under rocks, or exploring river banks.