Shallow cave-like opening at the base of a bluff or cliff.- Rock shelter
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Point in a river or stream where water flows over a vertical drop or a series of steep drops.
Often, the rock stratum just below the more resistant shelf will be of a softer type, meaning that undercutting due to splashback will occur here to form a shallow cave-like formation known as a rock shelter under and behind the waterfall.
Natural void in the ground, specifically a space large enough for a human to enter.
The word cave can refer to smaller openings such as sea caves, rock shelters, and grottos, that extend a relatively short distance into the rock and they are called exogene caves.
Area of rock which has a general angle defined by the vertical, or nearly vertical.
Many cliffs also feature tributary waterfalls or rock shelters.
The Leatherman (c.
Living in rock shelters and "leatherman caves", as they are now locally known, the Leatherman stopped at towns along his 365 mi loop about every five weeks for food and supplies.
Rare species of flowering plant in the pink family known by the common names Cumberland stitchwort and Cumberland sandwort.
This rare plant is found only in cool sandstone rock shelters, on the moist sandy cave floors behind the drip line.
City and the county seat of Athens County, Ohio, United States.
This park features 2,606 acre of wooded hills, including many bluffs and rock shelters, centered around a man-made lake.
Storks are large, long-legged, long-necked wading birds with long, stout bills.
A Ciconia bone found in a rock shelter on the island of Réunion was probably of a bird taken there as food by early settlers; no known account mentions the presence of storks on the Mascarene Islands.
Natural rock formation where an arch has formed with an opening underneath.
The softer rock stratum erodes away creating rock shelters, or alcoves, on opposite sides of the formation beneath the relatively harder stratum, or caprock, above it.
County located in the U.S. state of Kentucky.
The county's bedrock is deeply incised by the Big South Fork of the Cumberland River and its tributaries, creating sheer cliffs, gorges, waterfalls, rock shelters, and natural stone arches.
County located in the Eastern Coalfield region of the U.S. state of Kentucky.
After the death of his wife, Baker became a recluse and lived in a rock house (rockshelter) near the mouth of Buffalo Creek, where he died in 1820.