(Of rock) appear or be exposed at the surface of the earth: high hills are found where the igneous rocks of eastern South Uist crop out
More example sentences
- At the base of the erosional hollow, an inlier of Jurassic rocks crops out below the late Cimmerian unconformity.
- The nature of the Lower Palaeozoic rocks which crop out in the peninsula therefore hold important evidence for the Caledonian evolution of the area.
- The Hammamat Group is a sequence of immature, clastic sedimentary rocks that crop out sporadically throughout the central and northern segments of the Eastern Desert of Egypt.
Definition of crop out in:
- The US English dictionary