Example sentences for: stalactites

How can you use “stalactites” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Some of the scenic formations of stalactites and stalagmites have names like Old Banyan Tree Welcoming Guests and Dragon Splashing Water, providing an idea of the poetic license enjoyed by Chinese cave explorers.

  • The caves and sinkholes have taken millions of years to erode; many of the stalagmites and stalactites have been hundreds of thousands of years in formation.

  • Guided tours of these subterranean caverns with their dramatic stalactites and stalagmites are organized by boat from Alghero or on foot directly at the site, down a steep stairway in the cliffs.

  • Take a trip to nearby Conca dei Marini to visit the stalactites of the Grotta di Smeraldo or Emerald Grotto, where the waters are as brilliantly emerald green as those of Capri’s Grotta Azzurra are blue, believed by many to be even more beautiful.

  • Tours (in English) take you down into a vast chamber for views of the many stalactites and stalagmites.

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