Terraced sentence example

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  • The hill is terraced with former native fortifications.
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  • The stone houses stand in terraced gardens and orchards, and the streets are mere rock ladders.
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  • Though, thanks to the overlaying porous pumice, the Taupo plateau is not fertile, it has a good rainfall and is drained by unfailing rivers running through deep terraced ravines.
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  • Houses built in the Italian style with terraced roofs, shadowed by luxuriant vines, and surrounded by gardens of oranges and pomegranates, give to the town a picturesque and pleasing aspect.
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  • Though on the Swiss side it appears to be an isolated obelisk, it is really but the butt end of a ridge, while the Swiss slope is not nearly as steep or difficult as the grand terraced walls of the Italian slope.
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  • Approaching Rawalpindi district the hills open out, and rich plain lands take the place of the terraced hillsides and forests of the more northern uplands.
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  • The terraced architecture of the villages is very remarkable.
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  • But the arrangement of terraced gardens and the lightly constructed pavilion which graces the western slopes of the hills overlooking Chardeh are the most attractive of these innovations.
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  • The sides of the hill are rocky, and remarkable for the regular stratification of the limestone, which gives the hill at a distance the appearance of being terraced.
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  • Deep valleys winding through the barren foothills lead gradually up to the higher mountains, and as the track ascends the scenery and vegetation change their character; the trees which line the banks of the wadi are overgrown with creepers, and the running stream is dammed at frequent intervals, and led off in artificial channels to irrigate the fields on either side; the steeper parts of the road are paved with large stones, substantially built villages, with their masonry towers or da y s, crowning every height, replace the collection of *mud walls and brushwood huts of the low country; while tier above tier, terraced fields cover the hill slopes and attest the industry of the inhabitants and the fertility of their mountains.
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  • Denudation has continued active ever since, and now, owing to greater hardness and consequent power of resistance, the glassy lava stands up as the prominent and picturesque ridge of the Scuir, while the basalts which formerly rose high above it have been worn down into terraced declivities that slope away from it to the sea.
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  • The Paiz do Vinho, on the Douro, and the Tagus near Abrantes, with their terraced bush-vines grown up the steep banks of the rivers, are often compared with the Rhine and the Elbe.
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  • The favourite suburb is Malabar hill, a high ridge running out into the sea, and terraced to the top by handsome houses, which command one of the finest views, of its kind, in the world.
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  • In places there are terraced uplands, and in others the undulating plain is cut by erosion into low escarpments.
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  • The general aspect of the town is picturesque; the streets are fairly spacious, though ill-kept and filthy; the houses are all of stone, many of them well-built and four or five storeys high, with terraced roofs and large projecting windows as in Jidda - a style of building which has not varied materially since the Toth century (Mukaddasi, p. 71), and gains in effect from the way in which the dwellings run up the sides and spurs of the mountains.
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  • Terraced houses crammed close with a rainbow of laundry set out to dry, a colorful scrap collage filling in back gardens.
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  • We have terraced cottages sleeping 2, 4-5, 7-8 please enquire for availability details.
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  • There were plans for wholesale demolition of the terraced streets built in the nineteenth century.
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  • There are patio doors leading onto the terraced area.
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  • This is internally embanked on the east and southeast and has been subsequently terraced.
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  • Garden there is a private terraced garden there is a private terraced garden to the rear with washing line, barbecue and garden seating.
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  • The range of treks varies from a short gentle hikes through terraced foothills to lengthy expeditions to mount Everest's summit.
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  • Topics include the Victorian terraced house and its development and the architectural elements of the Victorian interior.
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  • In the north and west midlands alone there are 1.2 million old terraced houses.
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  • The house had terraced gardens leading down to the surrounding parkland.
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  • My home is a small stone terraced house in a part of Bolton which is getting posh.
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  • A rear extension to a terraced house is to have a flat roof with insulation between timber rafters.
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  • Herbaceous borders, terraced garden, heather beds, water garden and new rockery.
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  • Garden areas include the terraced Fountain Court and the Walled Garden with its redesigned pleasure garden and impressive reconstructed Victorian vinery.
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  • Beyond the village, you ascend through the terraced vineyards to a pass in the limestone ridge.
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  • It's mostly volcanic mountains, terraced all the way up with " hats " of trees at the top.
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  • (4) Part of the coastal region of IndoAfrica, terraced downwards in successive horizontal planes from the Shot, reaching the sea in the Little Syrte, and continuing to the southern depressions of Syria.
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  • Its prevailing aspect is characterized by flat and terraced hills, capped by desert sandstone, with stone-covered flats stretching over long distances.
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  • A glimpse of the terraced houses of an Indian village - now identified as Zuni - convinced him that he had seen one of the Seven Cities, and he hastened back with the good news.
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  • Only terraced houses with no front garden or rear access are allowed to use refuse sacks.
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  • Starfish Cottage - Falmouth - Sleeps 4 - two-bedroom, terraced cottage on the private Pendra Loweth estate.
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  • The steep slope has been terraced, with chunky logs or strainer posts placed to keep the soil in place.
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  • Hayle Cottage - Victorian terraced cottage overlooking the dunes, ideal for a quiet holiday.
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  • Tregoad Park - A superb, friendly family touring caravan & camping site in beautiful surroundings with 150 southerly facing terraced electric pitches.
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  • The location is idyllic, with mature gardens, terraced lawns and views across the valley to the Brendon Hills & Exmoor.
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  • Garden areas include the terraced Fountain Court and the Walled Garden with its redesigned pleasure garden and impressive reconstructed Victorian Vinery.
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  • It 's mostly volcanic mountains, terraced all the way up with " hats " of trees at the top.
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  • This itinerary includes tours of medieval, gothic, and renaissance castles, as well as views of terraced vineyards, awe-inspiring countrysides, and old-world towns.
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  • These boxes or barrels can be placed anywhere in the landscape, from a single planter on the patio to a series of terraced beds on a hillside.
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  • In the beginning, the show centered on a small but fascinating cast of characters residing in a modest group of terraced homes in fictional Weatherfield.
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  • The slopes of the hills were carefully terraced and irrigated wherever practicable, and on these slopes the vine and olive were cultivated with great success.
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  • The hillsides have gradually to be terraced with the plough, upon almost an exact level.
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  • The Muilrea and Ben Gorm range, bounding the fine fjord of Killary Harbour, is formed of terraced Silurian rocks, from Bala to Ludlow age.
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  • But the sameness is relieved along the western coast of the shires of Sutherland and Ross and Cromarty by groups of cones and stacks, and farther south by the terraced plateaus and abru p t conical hills of Skye, Rum and Mull.
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  • The scenery in this mountain region is of the most varied description; bare precipitous hill-sides seamed with dry, rocky watercourses give place with almost startling rapidity to fertile slopes, terraced literally for thousands of feet.
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  • The buildings are now in ruins, but the view from the pavilions, shaded by splendid plane trees on the terraced gardens formed on the slope of the mountain, is said to be very beautiful.
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  • Outside the circle, especially to the south of it, numerous remains of houses of the Mycenaean age have been found, and others, terraced up at various levels, occupy almost the whole of the Acropolis.
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  • But as each successive range, proceeding south, represents a higher step in the terraced ascent from the desert of Gobi to the plateau of Tibet, the ranges when viewed from the north frequently appear like veritable upstanding mountain ranges, and this appearance is accentuated by the general steepness of the ascent; whereas, when viewed on the other hand from the south, these several ranges, owing to their long and gentle slope in that direction, have the appearance of comparatively gentle swellings of the earth's service rather than of well-defined mountain ranges.
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  • Thus at Uxmal there stands on a terraced mound the long narrow building known as the governor's house (Casa del Gobernador), 322 ft.
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  • The Palazzo Municipale, built by Rocco Lurago at the end of the 16th century, once the property of the dukes of Turin, has a beautiful entrance court and a hanging terraced garden fronting a noble staircase of marble which leads to the spacious council chamber.
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  • An instructive example of the similar destruction of a much younger platform is to be found in the terraced plateaus of Skye, Eigg, Canna, Muck, Mull and Morven, which are portions of what was probably originally a continuous plain of basalt.
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  • They rise into prominent pyramidal mountains, which, as the stratification is usually almost horizontal, present in their terraced sides a singular contrast to the neighbouring heights, composed of highly plicated crystalline schists.
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  • Above the highest Secondary rocks on the west coast come terraced plateaus of basalt, which spread out over wide areas in Skye, Eigg, 1VIull and Morven, and form most of the smaller islets of the chain of the Inner Hebrides.
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  • The Malwa plateau consists of great undulating plains, separated by flat-topped hills, whose sides are boldly terraced, with here and there a scarp rising above the general level; it is covered with long grass, stunted trees and scrub, which owing to the presence of deciduous plants is of a uniform straw colour, except in the rains.
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  • The upper (Magdala group) contains much trachytic rock of considerable thickness, lying perfectly horizontally, and giving rise to a series of terraced ridges characteristic of central Abyssinia.
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  • The group is made up of an irregular series of terraced plateaus, rising here and there into rounded summits, and intersected in various directions by narrow, deep valleys.
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  • In the immediate neighbourhood is Glossop Hall, the seat of Lord Howard, lord of the manor, a picturesque old building with extensive terraced gardens.
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  • The provinces in which agriculture is most advanced are those of Valencia and Catalonia, in both of which the river valleys are thickly seamed with irrigation canals and the hill-slopes carefully terraced for cultivation.
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  • The Propylaea were approached in Greek times by a zig-zag path, terraced along the rock; this was superseded in Roman times by a broad flight of steps.
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  • The hills also, as far as possible, are terraced for cultivation and in some instances are planted with dwarf pine and scrub oak.
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  • Such cliffs may run for many miles across a country, rising one above another into lofty terraced hills.
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