rock stack

rock stack

[′räk ‚stak]
(geology)
A rocky crag that has been uplifted from an old sea floor.
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Edward was aged eight when he became the youngest person ever to scale the Old Man of Hoy rock stack in Orkney.
We used the Old Man of Hoy, the rock stack, as his hopping point, if you like, which I managed to get in to the film because I loved that."
The puffin is the official bird of Newfoundland and, at the Elliston Puffin Site, they nest on a large rock stack away from the mainland.
The weekend's programme about conquering this formidable rock stack enthralled the nation and Chivers won a special Bafta award.
Aged only eight, he raised PS35,000 for a cancer charity by scaling Orkney's 449ft Old Man of Hoy rock stack for his terminally ill mum.
The cliffs between Southerndown <Band Nash Point now feature a rock stack which has been dubbed The Lion's Face by local walkers.
speedy delivery This is how far the parcel travelled and the landmark Old Man of Hoy rock stack (right)
The puffin is the official bird of Newfoundland and at the Elliston Puffin Site they nest on a large rock stack away from the mainland to avoid predators.
But no one has figured out a way to move the carcass, which is wedged between a rock stack and cliffs.
Footwear worn at weddings and other special occasions is being sought, along with winkle pickers, beetle crushers or glam rock stack heels recalling bygone decades.