escarpment

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At length they crossed the escarpment of the hill, and stood upon the summit.

Silently he went on climbing the escarpment, digging into the rough rock.

Probably the escarpment that extends from Austin to Eagle Pass.

The Dunkirk shale loams are found upon the hill or escarpment.

The Downs escarpment was set with gigantic slow-moving wind-wheels.

They came out upon the Niagara just north of the Queenston escarpment.

A house is an escarpment, a door is a refusal, a facade is a wall.

This presented an escarpment on the river of about nine hundred yards in length, and is familiarly known as Scott's bluffs.

A few hundred yards below the falls, and on the left bank of the river is an escarpment from which we obtained some specimens.

The plain terminates, where we ascended, in an escarpment of vesicular trap-rock, which supplies the fragments of the creek below.

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