Cliffs

Some articles on cliffs, cliff:

Langdon Bay, Kent - History
... the Langdon Lights - were built into the base of the bay's cliffs during World War II, so that any ship trying to enter the bay could be illuminated while it was checked, though ... The area above the cliffs is now a chalk downland nature reserve owned by the National Trust, looking down on Dover Harbour and the Channel, and centred around the 'Gateway to the White Cliffs ...
Marquette Iron Range - The Iron Range Today
... As of 2009, the Cleveland-Cliffs' Empire Mine and Tilden Mine continue to produce iron ore from the Marquette Range ... Cleveland-Cliffs ships the ore by a wholly owned short-line railroad, the Lake Superior and Ishpeming, to Marquette for transport by lake freighter to steel mills in the lower Great Lakes ... The Cliffs Shaft Mine Museum in Ishpeming celerates the history of the iron ore deposit and its miners ...
Scientists Cliffs, Maryland
... Scientists' Cliffs is an unincorporated community in Calvert County, Maryland, United States ... include Annes Aggravation, Flippos Folly, Pathologists Quagmire, and Scientists Cliff ... The founders of Scientist's Cliffs' chose this land because the population of American Chestnut trees showed a particular resistance to the blight ...
Sheepeater Cliff
... The Sheepeater Cliffs are a series of exposed cliffs made up of columnar basalt in Yellowstone National Park in the United States ... The cliffs are noted as a textbook example of a basaltic flow with well defined joints and hexagonal columns ... Many of the exposed cliffs are located along a steep inaccessible canyon cut by the Gardner near Bunsen Peak, but some of the cliffs located just off the Grand Loop Road can be reached by car ...
Cornelius O'Brien (County Clare)
... a tower, now referred to as O'Brien's Tower on the Cliffs of Moher in 1835 as an observation tower for the hundreds of tourists that frequented the cliffs ... O'Brien's Tower stands on a headland of the Cliffs of Moher ... O'Brien also built a wall of Moher flagstones along the Cliffs, and it is said in the locality that he built everything around here except the Cliffs ...

Famous quotes containing the word cliffs:

    Most of the folktales dealing with the Indians are lurid and romantic. The story of the Indian lovers who were refused permission to wed and committed suicide is common to many places. Local residents point out cliffs where Indian maidens leaped to their death until it would seem that the first duty of all Indian girls was to jump off cliffs.
    —For the State of Iowa, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)

    So there stood Matthew Arnold and this girl
    With the cliffs of England crumbling away behind them,
    And he said to her, “Try to be true to me,
    And I’ll do the same for you, for things are bad
    All over, etc., etc.”
    Anthony Hecht (b. 1923)