Snow-capped Sentence Examples
The gravel road led past a small subdivision, then a few individual houses and small but beautiful Lake Lenoir, before climbing into the open and leading to a beautiful panorama of the Uncompahgre Valley and the snow-capped mountains to the west.
All the peaks remained snow-capped, giving sharply defined contrast to the green of their slopes and the blue of the summer sky.
Conflagrations are frequent, particularly in the months of January and December, when hot, dry winds resembling the Fdhn of the Alps come down from the snow-capped Elburz.
Farther south is a second group of lofty summits - the snow-capped Sunnin.
The mountains both in Victoria and New South Wales were snow-capped, and glaciers flowed down their flanks and laid down Carboniferous glacial deposits, which are still preserved in basins that flank the mountain ranges, such as the famous conglomerates of Bacchus Marsh, Heathcote and the Loddon valley in Victoria, and cf Branxton and other localities in New South Wales.Advertisement
The mountains of this system reach their greatest height on the south-east of Kirin, where their snow-capped peaks rise to the elevation of 8000 ft.
The higher ranges of the Elburz are snow-capped for the greater part of the year, and some, which are not exposed to the refracted heat from the arid districts of inner Persia, are rarely without snow.
It breaks up into long spurs southwards, deep amongst which are hidden the valleys of Kafiristan, almost isolated from each other by the rugged and snow-capped altitudes which divide them.
When the wind rises above the snow-capped Andes, the last particle of moisture is wrung from it that a very low temperature can extract.
The general slope of these ridges is towards the N.W., facing Sicily and snow-capped Etna, the source of cool evening breezes.Advertisement
This range extends south-eastward along the western frontier of Vera Cruz (state) and includes the snow-capped cone of Orizaba or Citlaltepetl, (18,209 ft.), and the Cofre de Perote, or Nanchampapetl (13,419 ft.).
These heights often rise in the frontierranges of Tymphrestus, Oxia and Corax to more than 7000 ft.; the snow-capped pinnacle of Kiona attains to 8240 ft.
South of the Toro there are no large rivers on this coast, but the narrow fjords penetrate deeply into the mountains and bring away the drainage of their snow-capped, storm-swept elevations.
The country possesses every gradation of temperature, from that of the tropical lowlands to the Arctic cold of the snow-capped peaks directly above.
In Lower Carboniferous times these mountains were snow-capped, and the valleys on their flanks were occupied by glaciers.Advertisement
Hence it consists (1) partly of ranges, mostly snow-capped, which stretch from south-west to north-east, and which in several cases terminate en echelon on the verge of the desert, and (2) partly of ranges which strike away from the above at various angles, but in a predominantly north-western direction.
The city is prettily situated on an island-studded and mountain-locked harbour, with a background of forest and snow-capped mountain cones; an extinct volcano, Mt Edgecumbe (3467 ft.), on Kruzof Island, is a conspicuous landmark in the bay.
The crest of the water-parting is crowned by a chain of snow-capped mountains, separated by broad patches of lower ground.
Continuing north-west, between Hofsjokull and the next snow-capped mountain, Langjokull, lies Kjolur (2000 ft.); and between Langjokull and Eiriksjokull, Flosaskard (2630 ft.).
The Talas-tau, sometimes known as the Urtak-tau, while the name of Ala-tau is also extended to cover it, has an average elevation of 14,000-15,000 ft., but lifts its snow-capped summits to 15,750 ft.; it is crossed by passes at 8000-10,650 ft.Advertisement
To the north, beyond the Ayrshire coast, lay the snow-capped peaks of the southern highlands.
The majestic snow-capped volcano Osorno stands majestic against country's second largest lake Lago Llanquihue.
The venue was a delight, wooden cabins in a pine forest with a nearby lake and towering snow-capped mountains in the distance.
Awe-inspiring views of dramatic mountain passes and snow-capped peaks await at every turn.
Against a backdrop of majestic snow capped mountains and rolling prairie the history of the region is set.Advertisement
Arriving at our camp, our tents were set up so they had an amazing view over the snow-capped summit.
When the mists clear however the view across to the snow capped volcanoes of the mainland is stunning.
Within its borders are snow-capped mountains, smoking volcanoes, large rivers, lush tropical coastal plains and dense Amazonian jungle.
Alpine pastures on the high ranges of the snow-capped Great Himalayas are used for grazing yaks in the summer months.
With flowing waterfalls, meadows filled with wildflowers, panoramic views and snow-capped mountains, Yosemite offers year-round beauty that cannot be compared.
The unsettled land is home to awe-inspiring frozen vistas, snow-capped mountains, gigantic icebergs and miles of unspoiled natural wonders.
You can take in the snow-capped mountains, feral rivers and canyons and rivers and visit some of the very spots The Lord of the Rings was filmed.
A snow-capped mountain ridge or an arid desert forms a barrier between different forms of life which is often more effective than an equal breadth of sea.