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How to use stalagmites in a sentence
For there would be no ice here; the drippings of the snowsheds, with their accompanying stalactites and stalagmites, were absent.The White Desert | Courtney Ryley Cooper
From the roof hung fantastic stalactites and from the floor stalagmites equally fantastic shot up to meet them.The Young Trailers | Joseph A. Altsheler
It is composed of tufa, carbonate of lime, and was formed in the same manner as stalactites and stalagmites are formed.Saratoga and How to See It | R. F. Dearborn
Just as we touched the snow a spring bubbled from the rocks at our left, spurting its water over stalagmites of ice.Hours of Exercise in the Alps | John Tyndall
The rock is white limestone, in which are chambers and passage-ways, stalactites and stalagmites innumerable.Cuba, Old and New | Albert Gardner Robinson