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General Crossword Questions for “tableland”

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Encyclopedia

  • The Atherton Tableland is a fertile plateau which is part of the Great Dividing Range in Queensland, Australia. It is located west to south-south-west inland from Cairns, well into the tropics, but its elevated position provides a climate suitable for dairy farming. — “Atherton Tableland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • The Barkly Tableland is one of the five regions in the Northern Territory, Australia, a rolling plain of grassland which runs from the eastern part of the territory into western Queensland, covering 283,648 km² which is 21% of the Northern Territory. — “Barkly Tableland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • (Redirected from Tableland) Jump to: navigation, search. This article does not cite any references or sources. Please help improve Plateau - syn: Tablelands. v • d • e. Earth's landforms. List of. — “Table (landform) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • They've got some peculiarly isolated valley or tableland up there, and their primeval customs have survived. — “Herland” by Charlotte Perkins Gilman
  • Yes, as the road wound through a narrow ravine, and became engulfed in a forest where, both above and below, he saw three-centuries-old oaks which three men could not have spanned, and where Siberian firs and elms overtopped even the poplars, and as he asked the peasants to tell him to whom the forest belonged, and they replied, "To Tientietnikov," and he issued from the forest, and proceeded on his way through meadows, and past spinneys of elder, and of old and young willows, and arrived in sight of the distant range of hills, and, crossing by two different bridges the winding river (which he left successively to right and to left of him as he did so), he again questioned some peasants concerning the ownership of the meadows and the flooded lands, and was again informed that they all belonged to Tientietnikov, and then, ascending a rise, reached a tableland where, on one side, lay ungarnered fields of wheat and rye and barley, and, on the other, the country already traversed (but which now showed in shortened perspective), and then plunged into the shade of some forked, umbrageous trees which stood scattered over turf and extended to the manor-house itself, and caught glimpses of the carved huts of the peasants, and of the red roofs of the stone manorial outbuildings, and of the glittering pinnacles of the church, and felt his heart beating, and knew, without being told by any one, whither he had at length arrived–well, then the feeling which had been growing within his soul burst forth, and he cried in ecstasy:... — “Dead souls” by Nikolai Gogol

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