How to use Screes in a sentence
Wasdale Head, between Gable and the Scafell range, is peculiarly grand, with dark grey screes and black crags frowning above its narrow bottom.
Its east shore consists of a great range of screes.
These screes are however very flat and their lower edges generally reach all the way down to the central part of the basin, which is occupied by an expanse of yellow clay, perfectly flat and fairly hard, as well as dry and barren, often cracked into polygonal cakes and drawn out in the direction of the long axis of the valley....
Every distinct variety of rock has its own type of corrie, the peculiarities being marked both in the details of the upper cliffs and crags, and in the amount, form and colour of the screes.
Sometimes this uniformity is attained by a general disintegration of the rock into fine debris, which rolls down the slopes in long screes.Advertisement
High up in Wharfedale the scars and screes support a range of plants including the nationally scarce alpine cinquefoil and hoary whitlowgrass.
Our walks take you through a world of vertical rock, snowy ledges, long screes and verdant summer pastures.
The mountain skyline is open, with upland grasses and rocky screes on the slopes leading to the summits.
There is an abundance of ferns on the boulder screes within the site.