outcropping : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n the part of a rock formation that appears above the surface of the surrounding land
- v appear on the surface, come to the surface on the ground
- His thrice-built home at Spring Green seemed a rocky outcropping of the hill itself.
- Suddenly, rising above the clumps of tea bushes that smother the rolling hills of central Sri Lanka, a great forested outcropping appears.
- More than a simple outcropping of Grundyism, this was the latest engage ment in an unending conflict between the Austin Legislature and the university, whose tower looks down on .
News & Articles
- An intrinsically historic site
Standing atop a huge rock outcropping, Morton Mayor Carl Colwell talked about “the oldest rock on planet earth” and the intrinsic value it offers to anthropologists, geologists, physicists and myriad others who have come to study the geological formations; “I have brought hundreds of people up on thes...
June 24, 2013 - Redwood Falls Gazette
- Man breaks both legs in Snake River Canyon BASE jump
TWIN FALLS -- Authorities say a man is in stable condition with two broken legs after he tumbled down the side of a cliff in a BASE jump off the Snake River Canyon walls. The Times-News reports the man was with a group of people jumping off the outcropping to parachute to the ground Saturday evening. He struck the side of the cliff wall and began tumbling down, becoming stuck about a third of ...
June 24, 2013 - KTVB Boise
- Man breaks legs after slamming into canyon during BASE jump
The Times-News reports the man was with a group of people jumping off the outcropping to parachute to the ground Saturday evening.
June 24, 2013 - KBOI-TV Boise
- Dick LeBeau in Philadelphia Daily News
It was a thought process kind of born out of necessity,LeBeau said. "It was basically an outcropping of the run-and-shoot [offense] that was becoming pretty prevalent in the league back then. We were in the same division as Houston, and...
- Jean Bethke Elshtain in Arizona Republic
I think what he specifically wants to do is calm worries that his religion is a particularly peculiar outcropping,Elshtain said.