Sentence Examples with the word gravelly

In search of a gravelly spawning-ground the sturgeon go up the river as far as Sarepta (250 m.).

It is best adapted for application to clays and fen lands and should not be practised on shallow light sands or gravelly soils, since the humus so necessary for the fertility of such areas is reduced too much and the soil rendered too porous and liable to suffer from drought.

It prefers clear streams flowing over a gravelly bottom, and deep, still water, keeping close to the bottom in winter but disporting itself near the surface in the sunshine of summer.

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Brady's voice held the gravelly note it had since his neck was injured.

The tree succeeds in deep, sandy or calcareous loams, and in stiff loams resting on a gravelly bottom.

This tract, known as the Hamad, is a Syrian gravelly plain unbroken by any considerable range of hills desert.

At the present day the only place where the search for diamonds is pursued as a regular industry is the native state of Panna in Bundelkhand The stones are found by digging down through several strata of gravelly soil and washing the earth.

The lowland strip or Tehama consists partly of a gravelly plain, the Khabt, covered sparsely with acacia and other desert shrubs and trees, and furnishing pasturage for large flocks of goats and camels; and partly of sterile wastes of sand like the Ramla, which extends on either side of Aden almost from the seashore to the foot of the hills.

Long, inhabiting the gravelly plains of Patagonia, while D.

In contrast, the Yellowstone is a stream of bright clear water running over a gravelly bed and among numerous forest-clad islands.