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. Here Korak never before had been.
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.
The wreckage was found on June 11 on a mountain slope in Arunachal Pradesh.
ISTANBUL, May 17 (KUNA) -- Two Turkish soldiers drowned during search and rescue efforts for a missing reporter who had fallen down a mountain slope in the state of Bayport last week, security sources said on Friday.
Two Emiratis were rescued by the Ras Al Khaimah Police after they fell into a deep mountain slope in Wadi Al Bih area.
RAK police rescued two emaratis fell from mountain slope Image Credit:
Authorities say part of a mountain slope collapsed on top of bunkhouses used by gold miners in the town of Itogon in the central Benguet province.
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.
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.