In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1escarpado masculineescarpa feminineescarpadura feminine
- Any flank uplift would have shown the scarp to be significantly higher than a mid-valley outlier.
- On the long, steep scarp between the iron age hillfort above and ploughed fields below are white signs carved into the turf.
- Along these scarps, the earth stood between nine and twenty-one feet higher on one side than on the other.
- He developed a hypothesis for their formation called pediplanation in which slopes retreat parallel, leaving behind a series of generally flat surfaces separated by scarps.
- I even discovered a humble cave, blasted into the scarp overlooking the sea.
- These scarps have evidently been produced by toe-cutting by axial Big Lost River channels.
- The fault structure was veneered by lava which was produced by the peripheral magma reservoirs and flowed down the scarp and into the lower central caldera.
- The survey also revealed other visible evidence of the earthquake, including clearly developed scarps and cracks where the faults pass beneath glaciers.
- The eastward-facing horseshoe-shaped scarps of South Soufriere Hills volcano pose an unresolved problem.
- The two men - both suffering minor burns, one with a broken hand - had made it to the top of the scarp.
- He has taken over a pub a mile away from the Tontine in the recusant village of Osmotherley, high on the scarp of the moors.
- We rode up the Sinai scarp by the pilgrim's granite-hewn road with its gradient of one in three and a half.
- In this arid climate evaporites form; alluvial fans lie at the base of footwall scarps and carbonate reefs grow.
- Between the gap and the mountain was a wild and broken terrain of scarp and gorge.
- The 16 of us - 13 scientists, a two-man Colombian television crew, and our driver from the observatory, Carlos Estrada - moved to the lip of the scarp.
- South of the valley the land rises onto the irregular low scarp of the Castlereagh Hills and rarely exceeds a height of 150m.
- In the east it commonly terminates against a prominent fault scarp.
- The house, built around three sides of a courtyard and landscaped into a slope, looks out towards the Cotswold scarp.
- The park has its origins in the early 1870s when a 175-hectare tract of land on the scarp overlooking the fledgling colonial settlement of Perth was designated as future public garden and parkland.
- The slopes are very steep in places, forming scarps.
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