steep-sided


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steep-sided

adj
having steep sides
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Adj.1.steep-sided - having very steep sides
steep - having a sharp inclination; "the steep attic stairs"; "steep cliffs"
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In numerous places, where the water dashed against the steep-sided bluffs, rim-ice was unable to form.
Two American airmen and an Irish woman also drowned as nine feet of water raced through the steep-sided gorge, trapping 26 Westerners.
David Purchon, the independent investigator appointed by the National Assembly to investigate the history of the Nantygwyddon landfill site in Rhondda, said in a report published this week, "How and why did a household refuse tip come to be placed on an inaccessible, bleak, windy, exceptionally wet mountain top relatively close to, and above, terraces of houses situated on steep-sided narrow valley slopes."
Fly on the back of a long-necked swan or goose to the Otherworld of Annwn by climbing this steep-sided, flat-topped hillock in Snowdonia.
It so happens that the present church in the village stands on a steep-sided hill.
He asks in his report, "How and why did a household refuse tip come to be placed on an inaccessible, bleak, windy, exceptionally wet mountaintop relatively close to and above terraces of houses situated on steep-sided narrow valley slopes?
What followed was described as "a complex rescue involving the helicopter hovering high above the heavily wooded tree line in the steep-sided valley."
Walkers are able to follow the forest road north along the river Mawddach in a steep-sided valley surrounded by big trees, towards the waterfalls.
Add the cream, sugar and vanilla seeds to a steep-sided pan.
According to (https://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/landslides-in-mars-cerberus-fossae) NASA's website , this Mars area is a "steep-sided set of troughs cutting volcanic plains to the east of Elysium Mons." Steep slopes such as the Cerberus Fossae often experience "mass wasting" or active landslides. 
friendshiptravel.com | Based in the 200-year-old Willersley Castle Hotel, overlooking the River Derwent, this five-day holiday showcases the Peak District with walks through steep-sided limestone gorges, woodland-lined banks, and open grassland.
The property also shares its steep-sided valley on the Llyn Peninsula with the Nant Gwrtheyrn Welsh Language Centre.