cliff-dwelling

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port and fashionable resort city on the Pacific coast of southern Mexico; known for beaches and water sports (including cliff diving) Acapulco , Acapulco de Juarez
Native American who lived in what is now southern Colorado and Utah and northern Arizona and New Mexico and who built cliff dwellings Anasazi
small delicate spleenwort found on a steep slope (as a wall or cliff) of Eurasia and North America Asplenium ruta-muraria , wall rue , wall rue spleenwort
cliff brake of California and Baja California having purple-brown leafstalks bird's-foot fern , Pellaea mucronata , Pellaea ornithopus
cliff, steep bluff
national park in Utah having rock formations and ancient cliff dwellings; canyons of the Green River and the Colorado River Canyonlands National Park
cliff chamber cave
diving into the water from a steep overhanging cliff cliff diving
small or narrow cave in the side of a cliff or mountain cove
steep rugged rock or cliff crag
cliff made from erosion escarpment
long steep slope or cliff at the edge of a plateau or ridge; usually formed by erosion escarpment , scarp
vertical surface of a building or cliff face
cliff projecting into water headland
cliff high above body of water headland , promontory
similar to Shasta salamander; lives in cliff crevices and taluses Hydromantes brunus , limestone salamander
slide of a large mass of dirt and rock down a mountain or cliff landslide , landslip
flat-topped elevation with cliff-like sides mesa
national park in Colorado containing prehistoric cliff dwellings; semiarid landscape Mesa Verde National Park
rocky cliff, extended palisades
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