How to use Tarns in a sentence
The river Derwent, rising in the tarns and "gills" or "ghylls" (small streams running in deeply-grooved clefts) north of Sty Head Pass and the Scafell mass flows north through the wooded Borrowdale and forms Derwentwater and Bassenthwaite.
The lochs and tarns are well stocked with brown trout, and the voes and gios, or narrow inlets of the sea with steep rocks on both sides, abound with sea trout.
The Iser, Bober, Aupa, Zacken, Queiss, and a great number of smaller streams also rise among these mountains or on their skirts; and small lakes and tarns are not unfrequent in the valleys.
Whairikauri, whose highest point reaches about 1000 ft., is remarkable for the number of lakes and tarns it contains, and for the extensive bogs which cover the surface of nearly the whole of the uplands.
There are, besides, numerous mountain tarns of small size, most of them in hollows barred by the glacial drift which covers a great part of the district.Advertisement
Drop down the scree to the valley and across easy ground to pass the tarns.
Sutherland's lochs are equally diverse, ranging from high acidic tarns to vast lochs over a sandstone base.
Like most other tarns, it is well stocked with trout.
Work in and around the mountain tarns was still an important activity.
Close by Irton Hall are nature reserves, fishing tarns and Seascale Golf.Advertisement
The remainder of the island consists chiefly of low undulating ground, a mixture of pasture and morass, with many shallow freshwater tarns, and small streams running in the valleys.
There are few lakes in the country except mountain tarns; but considerable morasses exist about the Upper Dneister, the Vistula and the San, while the ponds or dams in the Podolian valleys are estimated to cover an area of over 200 sq.
There are few tarns on the slaty, rocks north and west of Keswick, which weather differently giving smoother, gentler scenery.
Sutherland 's lochs are equally diverse, ranging from high acidic tarns to vast lochs over a sandstone base.
In Herzegovina, although many of the high mountain tarns are unproductive, the eel-fisheries of the Narenta are of considerable value.Advertisement