rock outcrop

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Synonyms for rock outcrop

the part of a rock formation that appears above the surface of the surrounding land

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01) and depicts a gradient from relatively high rock outcrop and combined shrub and oak resprout cover (upper quadrants) to the relative absence of cover in the open represented by bare ground (bottom right quadrant) (Fig.
We modeled six covariates: slope (30-m), roughness (90-m) and distance to grassland, riparian, rock outcrop and shrubland.
Twenty-nine Myotis leibii, were observed on eight of the 15 rock outcrops that we searched by hand (Table l; Fig.
This is a unique separately located lime rock outcrop with 5 separate peaks, the heights of which are: 1,162 m, 1,141 m, 1,175 m, 1,144.
After 200 yards, scramble up to the right around a big rock outcrop.
Since the measurements were carried out directly on the surface of the rock outcrop, and with a view to the expected high velocity, the sampling frequency chosen was 50 kHz.
It consists of many polychrome abstract pictographs painted on the rock faces and under overhands of a fifty-foot-high rock outcrop.
According to Dallas Murphy, Cape Horn is a destination for the truly 'sea struck'--a rock outcrop set in some of the world's most hostile waters.
Fragments of rocks and minerals created by the weathering of a rock outcrop may be carried away by rivers and deposited as sandbars, gravel, or fine mud.
A lightweight tram was built from the valley floor to a rock outcrop near the temple to facilitate moving materials to the building.
If the garden is dead flat, the rocks can be set in the ground to look like a perfectly natural rock outcrop.
Unlike many of Edward I's castles, Conwy wasn't concentric in design but linear because of the shape of the rock outcrop on which it was established.
The earliest known datable rock outcrop in the county lies on the north- east side of the large quarries on the west of Nuneaton.
Last night, Alec, who is wed to Kim Basinger, told how the plane overshot the runway and headed for a rock outcrop.