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  • The route is defined on the up-slope side by fractured outcrops of steeply dipping rock strata, colonised by communities of mosses where the groundwater flows over the rock, creating complex forms.

    Country diary: Nant yr Arian, Aberystwyth

  • After water infiltrates the soil on an up-slope portion of a hill, the water may flow laterally through the soil, and exfiltrate (flow out of the soil) closer to a channel.

    Surface runoff

  • Honestly I couldn't say that confidence is on a deep up-slope.

    'Fairly Dismal'

  • In addition to the close by hard surfaces like concrete pavement, the shelter also is located on an up-slope.

    Pain in Maine, but they can measure rain « Climate Audit

  • This is an up-slope storm so as you push the air up the hill, because you go from Kansas to Colorado, it goes up hill, as soon as it hits the front range, all that snow is going to get squeezed out.

    CNN Transcript Apr 12, 2007

  • We will see more high country or up-slope thunderstorm activity around Denver, maybe even to Colorado Springs.

    CNN Transcript May 2, 2007

  • No bits of the house missing, and only a few water-stains on the wallpaper where the wind drove rain up-slope on the roof, under shingles and flashing.

    The time is out of joint...

  • The cliff was up-slope and above us, a wall of icicle-dripping rock, atop which Colin and Quentin stood.

    Orphans of Chaos

  • He was on the up-slope of the bridge now, picking up speed, keeping the distance steady between us.

    DarklyDreamingDexter

  • Dawn and noon and sunset, mid-morning, or the up-slope middle, and mid-afternoon, or the down-slope middle, this was the day, with the watches of the night.

    The Plumed Serpent

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