Stalactites sentence example

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  • Several stalactites in the Giant Hall exceed 50 ft.
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  • Ornaments fashioned out of spar and stalactites have also a considerable sale.
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  • The dissipation of the dissolved carbon dioxide results in the formation of "fur" in kettles or boilers, and if the solution is falling, as from the roof of a cave, in the formation of stalactites and stalagmites.
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  • At some period, long subsequent to its original excavation, and after many large stalactites had grown, it was completely filled with glacial mud charged with acid, whereby the dripstone was eroded into singularly grotesque shapes.
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  • The new stalactites growing from the old, and made of hard carbonates that had already once been used, are usually white as snow, though often pink, blue or amber-coloured.
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  • Hence some stalactites have their tips under water long enough to allow tassels of crystals to grow on them, which, in a drier season, are again coated over with stalactitic matter; and thus singular distortions are occasioned.
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  • In these caverns there are numerous stalactite structures, which, from their curious and fantastic shapes, have received such names as the Image of the Virgin, the Mosaic Altar, &c. The principal parts are the Paradies with the finest stalactites, the Astronomical Tower and the Beinhaus.
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  • The Gothic Avenue contains numerous large stalactites and stalagmites, and an interesting place called the Chapel, and ends in a double dome and cascade.
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  • There are some fine stalactites near this pit, and others in the Fairy Grotto and in Pensico Avenue; but, considering the magnitude of Mammoth Cave, its poverty of stalactitic ornamentation is remarkable.
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  • There are eleven enormous pits, many large fine stalactites and stalagmites and surprisingly beautiful mural decorations.
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  • It contains many remarkable formations; and its display of helictites, or twisted stalactites, is unsurpassed.
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  • In the Zwarteberg of the central chain are the Cango Caves, a remarkable series of caverns containing many thousand of stalactites and stalagmites.
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  • Acid water, which seeps through the limestone layers, dissolves the calcium, which is forming the stalactites.
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  • The whole cut impressed me as if it were a cave with its stalactites laid open to the light.
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  • On the west side of the Bard is the Orkney Man's Cave - a great cavern with fine stalactites and a remarkable echo.
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  • From the sombre roof of smooth rock or broken pillars hang yellow, crimson and white stalactites.
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  • Contiguous stalactites are often inwrapped thus till they assume an almost globular form, through which by making a section the primary tubes appear.
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  • The walls are covered by richly colored flowstone and the chamber at the bottom also has some good stalactites.
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  • If you had seen the stalactites, you'd know what I mean.
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  • A flat clay floor has few rocks and straw stalactites are plentiful.
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  • Many long, pure white stalactites hang from a prominent bedding plane on the west side of the chamber.
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  • Nearby large stalactites hang from the walls, covered in an irregular crystal " fur ' .
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  • Some of the country's best twisted stalactites in Britain are found here.
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  • Further on, in a big passage entered on the left, are magnificent stalactites.
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  • Thus, the 50 curiously formed stalagmites and stalactites are readily visible.
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  • Sometimes the amber retains the form of drops and stalactites, just as it exuded from the ducts and receptacles of the injured trees.
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  • Initially the pioneers gained these stalactites of ice using Aid (pulling and resting on gear).
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  • If you had seen the stalactites, you 'd know what I mean.
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  • Dirty brown stalactites hung from the ceiling almost meeting their twins growing up from the floor.
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  • The first was Reed 's Cave, where, on May 6th, an extension containing many beautiful stalactites was entered.
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  • The cave came alive with unfamiliar noises as stalactites dripped and splattered on the sand and rock.
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  • Nearby large stalactites hang from the walls, covered in an irregular crystal fur '.
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  • Some of the country 's best twisted stalactites in Britain are found here.
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  • We all learned about stalagmites and stalactites in caves and we watched a video.
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  • The first was Reed's Cave, where, on May 6th, an extension containing many beautiful stalactites was entered.
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