Origin of limestone
Examples from the Web for limestone
So he and the scouts dug into a limestone hill and built a factory in record speed.
The ship, which was carrying a consignment of limestone, broke in half.Prince William's Dramatic Rescue Mission Boosts Royals' Image|Tom Sykes|November 28, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Middlebury is gorgeous, with big, open quads and limestone buildings that echo Yale's.
The soul of his output in this period: a series of 20 limestone heads, evocative of African sculpture.
There was a good deal of sandstone, breccia or puddingstone, but near us on all sides the limestone formation was seen.Letters from Palestine|J. D. Paxton
Some soils contain a great deal of lime, and because they have been formed from limestone, are called limestone soils.Conservation Reader|Harold W. Fairbanks
Statuary in limestone, wood, and copper in the early dynastic period was vigorous and realistic.The New Gresham Encyclopedia|Various
The mountains seemed to be a solid mass of limestone, in some places without any covering of foliage.Pioneers in Canada|Sir Harry Johnston
The promenade is kerbed by a massive sea wall of limestone, and here and there flights of stone steps lead to the water's edge.Ireland as It Is|Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
Sedimentary rock formed primarily of calcium carbonate, often the skeletons of small marine organisms.