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No European could have made five miles a day over the ice- rubbish and the sharp-edged drifts; but those two knew exactly the turn of the wrist that coaxes a sleigh round a hummock, the jerk that nearly lifts it out of an ice-crack, and the exact strength that goes to the few quiet strokes of the spear-head that make a path possible when everything looks hopeless.
He would declare that he heard the tornaq growling to him, and would run wildly up a hummock, tossing his arms and speaking in loud, threatening tones.
On the top of a hummock sat or crouched the eight-legged Thing that they had seen three days before--and it howled horribly.
For all their marchings, Kedarnath and Badrinath were not impressed; and it was only after days of travel that Kim, uplifted upon some insignificant ten-thousand-foot hummock, could see that a shoulder-knot or horn of the two great lords had - ever so slightly - changed outline.
At last they came to a rocky hummock, from which the view of the waterfall opened out.
The 200-plus bird species that lay their eggs in the quiet mossy hummocks of the wet tundra of the coastal plains.
In the Sannikov Strait, the vessel came through a frozen one-year ice crust with a compression of up to 3 points and hummocks up to 2-3 meters high.
It stands on a ridge littered with ancient stones, mysterious hollows and hummocks.
wormskioldii peat hummocks are associated with a former large nesting colony of seabirds, as indicated by fragments of feathers throughout the peat profiles, although no seabirds currently nest on this site (Brassard and Blake, 1978; Bennike et al.
Think of it as a large spongy area with hummocks of dry ground between pockets of mushy soil with some open waters interspersed.
Field samples were collected from hand-dug soil pits along the crest of sand dunes or hummocks as shown on LiDAR images.
The combination of magenta-purple with sharp lime-green is worth copying and if the honesty heads are left intact, they will stay all through the winter, accompanying the hummocks of euphorbia, which often put on a fairly respectable show through till spring.
And if the honesty heads are left intact they will stay all through the winter, accompanying the hummocks of euphorbia, which often put on a fairly respectable show through till spring.
Mark Bailey's simplest of sets consists of a huge photograph of sea, sky and hills, with a semi-circle of slate walls and hummocks on a reflective circular stage.
It's showing how even small hummocks stick up through the cold air.