Definition of limestone pavement in English:

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limestone pavement

noun

A horizontal or gently sloping expanse of bare limestone, consisting of large blocks (clints) separated by deep eroded fissures (grikes).
Example sentences
  • And the top itself is magic, a flow of fissured limestone pavement with very deep grikes, so the beer cans are out of sight.
  • It will go to the Hutton Roof Crags nature reserve, which contains some of the finest limestone pavement in Britain, and also harbours a wealth of rare plants and animals.
  • Head 15° south of east aiming to pass well to the right of the two thorn trees then continue in this direction over the extensive limestone pavement to a shallow valley.

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