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|Spanish term or phrase: constante discurrir de acantilados|
|El Cantábrico baña sus accidentadas costas al norte, en un constante discurrir de acantilados, salteados por las diferentes playas.|
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|long stretch of cliffs|
"....long stretch of cliffs, interspersed by different beaches."
This Fort set out on an arch of land overlooking a **long stretch of cliffs** is also a wonderful place to visit.
Just like before, you're driving along another stretch of flat desert floor, staring up at another **long stretch of cliffs**, that seem impossible to climb.
Some prefer Widemouth Bay for its quieter aspect as there is no discernible village but merely the occasional small grouping of houses along this **long stretch of cliffs** and beach.
Note added at 1 hora (2008-11-30 19:57:42 GMT)
You could also use .......DOTTED WITH (DIFFERENT) BEACHES
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wandering line of rugged cliffs
it's a poetic description of the rugged coastline ; I think 'continuous' or 'constant' is grounded in time and therefore not as visually evocative-
other possiblities for discurrir: roaming, ambling.
Note added at 58 mins (2008-11-30 19:04:43 GMT)
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- a wandering line of rugged cliffs peppered (or punctuated, or scattered through) with beaches and coves.
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a constant cascade/ripple/procession of cliffs + more (below)
a constant ripple of cliffs, broken/dotted here and there by various beaches
a constant cascade of cliffs, broken here and there... [for the alliteration]
(I wouldn't use "different" here, as, obviously the beaches are not the same one!
I also like "a constant procession of cliffs", as in one of the links below... procession has the idea of "flow", albeit not a watery image
A CONSTANT WAVE OF CLIFFS
which led me to "WEAVING CLIFFS": Oregon State Parks: A Complete Recreation Guide - Google Books Resultby Jan Gumprecht Bannan - 2002 - Travel - 240 pages
The stunning procession of spruce- topped sandstone cliffs weaving among wild coves is the same view that was seen from the windows of the Simpson mansion. ...
Blog entry from Los Angeles, California | Al & Lorn's Big ...Over 90 miles are along what is called the Big sur which are basically cliffs weaving along the pacific ocean. The sun was out and the views amazing plus we ...
blog.traveling.com/alexandlorna/blog/california - 19k - Cached - Similar pages
I think the watery image (discurrir = flow) is important and should be retained if possible. A little lateral thinking took me to "cascade", then "ripple/rippling" (thinking about the shape of cliffs curving/rippling in and out along the shoreline)
Amazingly, I'm not the first to have conjured up this idea:
Down on the farm - UK, Travel - The IndependentThe castle's solitary remaining arch frames a cascade of cliffs sinking into clear sapphire water. Leg-wobblingly far below, as the waves break over smooth ...
www.independent.co.uk/travel/uk/down-on-the-farm-556479.htm... - 77k - Cached - Similar pages
Utah Adventurer - A Perfect Day Driving The White Rim TrailIt then drops away in another cascade of cliffs to the Colorado River gorge below. The White Rim Trail snakes its way along this interruption in the cliffs, ...
www.utahadventurer.com/content/view/171/44/ - 36k - Cached - Similar pages
Iceland Journal Living Bird Autumn 1998A great island with a sheer cascade of cliffs rises like an immense wall in the center of the river. Olafur explains that the only way for us to reach the ...
www.birds.cornell.edu/Publications/LivingBird/autumn98/icel... - 67k - Cached - Similar pages
Counting sheep: the National Park Service works to reintroduce ...
A sound like a rifle shot echoes off the surrounding cliffs, rippling outward over the sandstone fantasy of Canyonlands National Park. ...
findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_hb6653/is_/ai_n26639276 - 45k
Guide and Travel Facts: Bunratty to Galway via Cliffs of Moher ...
The cliffs ripple in waves along a 5-mile stretch of coast. They are up to 600 ft high. Puffins, cormorants, shags, gannets, guillemots, kittiwakes and ...
www.passports.com/trips/cityfact/cityfact.asp?city=Bunratty... - 17k - Cached - Similar pages
Electronic Poetry Review #2 //
See the long islands—ochre, cliff-rippled, wrinkled as scabs, their pine tips scratching the pink sky? No motor boats today. The bay sinks into its silence. ...
www.epoetry.org/issues/spring01/text/poems/kp2.html - 6k - Cached - Similar pages
Travels with my mother
On one side of the route, better described as a large footpath, sheer cliffs soar, rippling into deep-green peaks veined by waterfalls and sewn with ferns ...
www.smh.com.au/travel/travels-with-my-mother-20081113-63xc.... - 14 hours ago - Similar pages
And here's one for "waving cliffs":
A Bloated Island! - .:: Anime Core ::.The local forests, or more like hills what with all the huge waving cliffs, around the island are infected with a pack of nasty bandits, the Crooka Looneys. ...
animecore.org/forum/showthread.php?t=3872 - 121k
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