They saw that it had reached its highest, but its subsidence had not yet commenced.
The duration of the Cretaceous subsidence must have been very great.
And now to wait as patiently as may be the subsidence of the waters.
When subsidence slackened or ceased the land gained on the sea.
The beginning of the Tertiary was therefore marked by a subsidence.
On the whole the Carboniferous seems to have been a time of subsidence in the West.
Some were now piled up like driftwood after the subsidence of a flood.
The only other alternative is to suppose a subsidence of the land below the level of the sea.
There was some failure of the electric fire, and a subsidence of the system.
I cannot say the recognition wrought a subsidence of Hualpas fears.