How to use Scree in a sentence

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  • Outside the lower end of each large transverse glen there is a scree of sedimentary matter.

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  • It is also a good idea to feed the plants in the scree garden.

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  • Coniston The area of Coniston is quite large, it includes several quarries, several beck 's and scree slopes.

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  • This included climbing over boulders to get to likely areas of boulder scree, and getting onto the scree itself.

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  • We make a very early start from here for the long climb up scree to Gilman's Point on the Crater Rim.

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  • The path has been edged with rock-filled gabions to prevent the scree above from engulfing it.

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  • So the map was of little help when the path forked into two steep scree runs.

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  • Forms of scree dominated by bryophytes and lichens have also been taken into account in site selection.

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  • By the time we had reached a small knoll set against the scree we were nicely warmed.

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  • We chose to solo down Collie's Route down into Lotta Corrie then back up the scree to Bealach nan lice.

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  • From here, the route follows steep scree, which improves as height is gained.

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  • Ben Nevis Highland Ben Nevis is representative of high altitude siliceous scree in the northwest Scottish Highlands.

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  • Here I'm starting back down the loose scree toward the track.

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  • The route is covered with volcanic scree and you slip and slide downwards, really punishing your feet and your knees.

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  • The base of several faces have slippery sandy scree.

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  • These cliffs give rise to areas of block scree.

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  • This remote valley has imposing scree slopes which dominate the skyline, sinking deep into the waters of the lake.

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  • Drop down the scree to the valley and across easy ground to pass the tarns.

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  • Alpine and oblong woodsia are small tufted montane ferns found in open rocky habitats, mainly on cliffs and scree slopes.

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  • The snowy white scree is made from quartzite rock.

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  • Beinn Eighe 57 1152 x 864 379K Beinn Eighe 's white quartzite scree spills down into Coire Dubh.

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  • Descending scree at first, the southern side of the col soon leads to a choice of routes.

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  • Crossing the scree we slogged up the snow slopes to the foot of the climb.

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  • Here I 'm starting back down the loose scree toward the track.

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  • From the scree slope below the quarry face collect 10 loose pebbles.

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  • Then followed a steeply sided scree path with beautiful views.

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  • Wayne, Neil and I were in our element - it was the greatest scree run on earth !

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  • The ridge dropped away steeply on either side to vertical walls of rock which in turn went down to big scree gullies.

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  • A scree fan ran from what must be a hidden gully.

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  • Hear you can either look for fragments in the scree or try to obtain freshly cut shale slabs.

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  • Hairy stonecrop Sedum villosum occurs where scree is flushed by springs.

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  • Martin had been engaged in the braking of empty wagons adjacent to the colliery scree.

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  • Yew is especially abundant on the scree immediately below the Scar.

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  • We then carried on until we reached some scree.

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  • Such broken material rolling down a uniform scarp would tend to reduce its steepness by the loss of material in the upper part and by the accumulation of a mound or scree against the loti ii er part of the slope.

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  • It is probably separated on the east from the recent deposits of the pampas by a great fault, which, however, is always concealed by an enormous mass of scree material.

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  • But in the " Drift " maps many other types of deposit are indicated, such, for instance, as the ordinary modern alluvium of rivers, and the older river terraces (River-drift of various ages), including gravels, brickearth and loam; old raised sea beaches and blown-sand (Aeolian-drift); the " Head " of Cornwall and Devon, an angular detritus consisting of stones with clay or loam; clay-with-flints, rainwash (landwash), scree and talus; the " Warp," a marine and estuarine silt and clay of the Humber; and also beds of peat and diatomite.

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