Table-mountain Sentence Examples
Specifically Table Mountain is the mountain which arises behind Table Bay, in the Cape Peninsula, Cape Town lying at its seaward base and on its adjacent lower slopes.
The western side of Table Mountain faces the Atlantic, and is flanked by the hills known as The Twelve Apostles; to the south Hout's Bay Nek connects it with the remainder of the range; on the east the mountain overlooks the Cape Flats.
The south-east winds which sweep over Table Mountain frequently cause the phenomenon known as "The Table-cloth."
A great unconformity separates the Table Mountain and Ecca series.
The city, at first confined to the land at the head of the bay, has extended all round the shores of the bay and to the lower spurs of Table Mountain.
Adderley Street and the avenue make one straight road a mile long, and at its end are "the Gardens," as the suburbs built on the rising ground leading to Table Mountain are called.
The botanic gardens cover 14 acres, contain over 8000 varieties of trees and plants, and afford a magnificent view of Table Mountain and its companion heights.
A tramway also runs from the town over the Kloof, or pass between Table Mountain and the Lion's Head, to Camp's Bay, on the west coast south of Sea Point, to which place it is continued, the tramway thus completely circling the Lion's Head and Signal Hill.
The grounds of the estate extend up the slopes of Table Mountain.
During its prevalence Table Mountain is covered by a dense whitish-grey cloud, overlapping its side like a tablecloth.Advertisement
In the fossilized ooze of the Wonderkop, a table mountain of the adjacent Wittebergen, are quantities of petrified fish.
Africa after the Boer War; and returned once more in 191 2 to unveil the Rhodes memorial on Table Mountain.
Dominating Table Bay is the well-known Table Mountain (3549 ft.), flat-topped and often covered with a " tablecloth " of cloud.
Both the Cango and Ibiquas series have been invaded by granite of older date than the Table Mountain series.
It forms the upper part of Table Mountain and enters largely into the formation of the southern mountainous folded belt.Advertisement
The Table Mountain Sandstone passes up conformably into a sequence of sandstones and shales (Bokkeveld Beds), well exposed in the Cold and Warm Bokkevelds.
In Cape Colony the Silurian age of the Table Mountain Sandstone is based on such evidence.
The extent of the principal elevated plateau is best appreciated when we consider that it maintains its general altitude in a westerly direction from Dry's Bluff (4257 feet) on the north to Cradle Mountain (5069 feet) in the north-west, a distance of nearly 50 miles; from Dry's Bluff in a south-westerly direction to Denison Range, a distance of over 60 miles; and from Dry's Bluff to Table Mountain in a southerly direction, a distance of above 43 miles.
A bit of sleep deprivation is a small price to pay for spending your Saturday morning on top of Table Mountain.
The iconic Table Mountain looms over a city bordered by miles of white sandy beach and crashing surf.Advertisement
Of many flat-topped hills the best known is the Table Mountain east of Pietermaritzburg.