The wolf ran forward and jumped heavily over a gully that lay in her path.
I'd travel so far and then I would be stopped by a gully or a creek.
The Sea of Japan has a wide shelf only in the north, the central part forms a broad basin with depths of 1650 fathoms. The Laurentian Sea (Gulf of St Lawrence) has a narrow branching gully running between wide shelves, in which a depth of 312 fathoms is found south of Anticosti.
As they watched, three Indians rode around a bend in the gully and passed below them.