The scarps are in places very steep and 40 feet above the fosses.
These scarps may be observed in process of shaping at the head of every combe.
The country was carved into scarps, grooves, channels, and craters.
Above that, in scarps and blocks upheaved, the rocks strove to fight their heads above the white smother.
The same is true below Cantas, as seen from the trail, which drops over two scarps to get to the valley floor.
On the raw bluffs at the scarps made by the encroaching stream good exposures are afforded.
The roadway which had run so smoothly through the scarps was blocked by a thousand foot barrier.
So the suggestion lapsed, and the Scarps worried along on William's salary for a time, and then moved to Philadelphia.
A heavy gun had, however, been placed in position on the heights to command this road, and to sweep the three scarps effectually.
Judge of our astonishment when we found no scarps at all, and not a single gun on this point!