A steep precipice forms a natural wall between it and the rest of the island.
He thought she'd walk away, but instead, she cautiously lifted the rope, turned further away from the precipice and took baby steps backwards toward him.
from the foot of the precipice, a little E.
The fall is broken by islands on the lip of the precipice into four parts.
This precipice, known as Monte Somma, forms the wall of an ancient prehistoric crater of vastly greater size than that of the present volcano.