Usage examples for formations

  1. Whether this view be correct or not, the above facts are worthy of attention, as showing how severe a struggle is in progress on these low coral formations between the two nicely balanced powers of land and water. – Coral-Reefs by Darwin, Charles
  2. The stems, as well as the seed- vessels, of these plants occur both in modern shell- marl and in ancient fresh- water formations – The Student's Elements of Geology by Sir Charles Lyell
  3. There are no similar formations within the range of vision, or indeed within many a day's paddle up and down the coast. – Legends of Vancouver by E. Pauline Johnson