mountain slope

mountain slope

[′mau̇nt·ən ‚slōp]
(geography)
The inclined surface that forms a mountainside.
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One can form some idea of the altitude of this barrier of ice when it is mentioned that from Hofdabrekka farm, which lies high up on a fjeld, one could not see Hjorleifshofdi opposite, which is a fell six hundred and forty feet in height; but in order to do so had to clamber up a mountain slope east of Hofdabrekka twelve hundred feet high.
For two days the party raced through the savage country, passing out of the dense jungle into an open plain, and across this to timbered mountain slopes.
Once in the forest that clothed the mountain slopes the baboons advanced more slowly.
The Dardanians were led by brave Aeneas, whom Venus bore to Anchises, when she, goddess though she was, had lain with him upon the mountain slopes of Ida.
Ras Al Khaimah: A 21-year-old European tourist was rescued on Thursday and airlifted to Al Dhaid hospital after she fell down a mountain slope while trying to climb at Wadi Showka in Ras Al Khaimah.
Residents in the hardest hit community in Biliran, where a landslide buried alive over 20 persons including children, said they did not feel at risk because the mountain slope behind them had not been denuded.
About nine months after the construction of MSE walls, a part of the mountain slope below one of the terraces but outside the limit of the terrace, manifested movements accompanied by sliding down of boulders and soil mass.
The plans also include construction of residential towers on the mountain slope of Mina in a way not violating the sanctity of the site.
Koullis Kyriacou, 45, an Aglantjia resident, had lost his balance while walking on a mountain slope and tumbled down the bank, resulting in a broken leg.
Xinhua said the explosion took place on Monday afternoon at a remote mountain slope at a village in Kaili City.
Vienna, Dhu-AlQa'dah 2, 1433, Sep 18, 2012, SPA -- A German hiker who plunged 115 metres down an Austrian mountain slope was rescued alive this week, police said Tuesday.
The area has been expanded by about 90 hectares including a mountain slope surrounding the silver mine, a dock at Yunotsu port that is used for transporting silver, and some of the streets connecting the mine and neighboring ports.