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  • These barren-looking mountains are covered instead by dense mountain brush that is dominated by mountain big sagebrush, western serviceberry, snowberry, and low sagebrush.

    Ecoregions of Nevada (EPA)

  • It is an apple tree, growing miraculously out of the barren-looking pebbles in a low crown only three to four feet high but seven yards in diameter and thirty in circumference.

    Wildwood

  • It is an ugly, barren-looking place enough — a deep valley between two high ranges, which are not entirely clear of snow for more than three or four months in the year.

    A First Year in Canterbury Settlement

  • Sheep also do well on the mountains; and a breed of hardy ponies in much repute all over the Archipelago, runs half-wild, so that it appears as if this island, so barren-looking and devoid of the usual features of tropical vegetation, were yet especially adapted to supply a variety of products essential to Europeans, which the other islands will not produce, and which they accordingly import from the other side of the globe.

    The Malay Archipelago

  • MacNabs which ran down towards the sand, two black, barren-looking trees stood up like demon hands held up in astonishment, and as Mrs

    The Complete Father Brown

  • The hope of such wilderness — as barren-looking as desert sandstone — ever blossoming again seems forbidden.

    The Confessions of a Beachcomber

  • Piemur wasn't sure that he would like living in such a barren-looking Hold, even if no Thread could ever attack it.

    Dragon Drums

  • It was a barren-looking place, devoid of rim-clinging trees such as decorated the cliffs of Arsudun.

    Mission to Moulokin

  • To the east lies the Great Basin, barren-looking and silent, apparently a land of pure desolation, rich only in beautiful light.

    The Yosemite National Park

  • I was sprawled on a large bed in an elegantly furnished but barren-looking room.

    Restoree

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