- n. An outcrop.
- n. the part of a rock formation that appears above the surface of the surrounding land
“The outcropping was the first significant rock feature early explorers came across as they traveled up the Arkansas River in the 1720s.”
“After a steep climb, I came to a little outcropping with a Japanese elder sitting on the ground.”
“He leaped onto an outcropping that was surrounded by deep pools of briny water.”
“He scrambled against the outcropping, his feet slipping, his arms burning with stress as he fumbled to keep himself from falling.”
“Reaching a dripping outcropping of rock, he retraced his steps, his decision made.”
“We didn't, lowering anchor in about 36 feet of water about 100 feet south of U Thant Island, a rocky outcropping populated by cormorants, opposite the U.N.”
“Sitting up, he scooted backward, pulling her with him, until they reached flatter ground and another outcropping of rocks.”
“When they were safely on the shadowed side of the ridge, they began mercilessly pelting the animal with thrown stone, forcing it first to retreat to the edge of the outcropping, and then reluctantly to break cover and lumber off into the blinding afternoon sun.”
““There was this little warm puddle by this rock outcropping and -””
“Anyone who is familiar with Chiapas knows that one of its primary curses is the traditional lack of highway access from the rest of Mexico and the disdain with which that remote region is held by Mexicans who consider the state to be a useless, poverty stricken indigenous outcropping of Guatemala.”
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