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deep ditch cut by running water (especially after a prolonged downpour)

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Gulleys topic is well defined and touches on relevant aspects of Anglo-Saxon history, including the Benedictine Reform, which she uses to frame her discussion of AElfric's approach.
A Coventry City Council spokesman said they had a programme in place to clear drains and gulleys but that the recent heavy rainfall had made this "a harder task".
A SPATE of thefts of manhole and gulley covers in Knowsley could be putting drivers and pedestrians at risk.
She said61 gulleys have been gated and a further 63 had been closed or part closed.
Staff shortages are hitting the cleaning of gulleys and drains.
Middlesbrough Council said: "Middlesbrough has 20,000 gulleys and drain areas and a small number of them were blocked.
The floor finish was ]aid to envelope fall configuration to stainless steel drainage gulleys and the installed floor is free draining without ponding.
The panel partially reversed and partially affirmed aspects of Rogers' decision, but the overall effect was to affirm Chowning, Burrow, the Gulleys, Wade, Friday and Hawthorne Land Co.
According to Henry Mullins, a marine geologist at Syracuse University in New York, who first proposed this theory and who also participated in Leg 101, the rifting left both topographical highs and deep gulleys.
The drainage works will entail improving the capacity of the existing system by providing additional gulleys, pipes and catchment pits.
The thefts, in Kirkby and Halewood, have seen covers taken from manholes and gulleys on roads and pavements, often leaving holes of up to 4m deep exposed.
The number of missing gulleys has risen from 150 to 229 since police first highlighted the problem last Wednesday.
Information released to the Echo under the Freedom of Information Act reveals 60 gulleys have been earmarked by Cardiff council in the city for 'assessment'.
The official policy of the last few decades, of encouraging the digging of drainage ditches and gulleys, called grips, in upland areas is also contributing to climate change ( which in turn is expected to result in more severe weather episodes.