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coulee

[kü′lā]
(geology)
A thick, solidified sheet or stream of lava.
A steep-sided valley or ravine, sometimes with a stream at the bottom.
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We shadowed the doe until we crested a rise and could see a coulee with several draws spider-webbing from the center.
The narrative opens with Tecumseh, his dog Soldier, and his paternal cousin Lum, enjoying themselves as they usually do over the summer months, hanging out in the coulees, with Tecumseh timing Lum in his long-distance running practice, Lum smoking cigarettes between time trials, and the two of them taking target practice with Lum's revolver.
The latent anthropomorphism of these works, which have the character of recumbent figures on Medieval tombs, is echoed in the title of the other sculpture shown in the same room, Visage (Face), composed of two elements--both in glass filled with water, and of identical dimensions--one vertical and open on the top like a vase, the other horizontal, with the only opening an aperture like that of the Colonnes Coulees. There again, a setup that is quite simple to describe produces a very complex visual reality, every element enveloping and noticeably deforming its near-twin in a different way according to the viewer's position in relation to the piece.
As we entered the midday heat, 1 knew it was time to start scouring the coulees. The deer would be bedded and drowsy, affording us slightly better odds.
Il y a une semaine, de gigantesques coulees de boue, devastant une partie de la ville de montagne de Zhouqu, dans le Gansu, ont tue 1.248 personnes et 496 autres sont toujours portees disparues, selon un bilan donne samedi par Chine Nouvelle.
I saw plenty of good bucks, but not one of the monsters that prowl the coulees and canyons dotting Clint's spread.
La plupart des victimes viennent de communautes tribales du district isole de Rangamati, frontalier de l'Inde, oo 35 personnes sont mortes lorsque des coulees de boue ont enseveli leurs maisons.
Comme Abdul Salam, la population de la ville principale du Ladakh, region himalayenne du nord de l'Inde touchee par des inondations exceptionnelles, tente d'aider dans la mesure de ses moyens les quelque 800 familles qui ont tout perdu dans les coulees de boue.
They eventually separated, entering different, parallel coulees. Both bucks were 4x4s, but one had narrow, tall antlers, and the other's rack appeared a bit wider but with slightly less tine length.
Le CMN conseille aux habitants des zones affectees d'eviter les activites en plein air et de prendre des mesures de precaution contre de possibles glissements de terrain et coulees de boue.
Les gigantesques coulees de boue du week-end dernier ont fait 1.117 morts, a annonce le Departement des affaires civiles de cette province du nord-ouest de la Chine, revisant ainsi nettement a la hausse le precedent bilan de 702 morts, et 627 personnes etaient toujours portees disparues.