The scenery in this mountain region is of the most varied description; bare precipitous hill-sides seamed with dry, rocky watercourses give place with almost startling rapidity to fertile slopes, terraced literally for thousands of feet.
The entire island is an old coral reef upheaved 200 ft., honeycombed with caves and seamed with fissures.
Serpentine marble with seamed markings has been found in Adams and Stevens counties.
The whole surrounding country is seamed with miles of tunnels in granite, and the hillsides are dotted everywhere with enormous dumps.
Their sides are seamed with torrents which tear down the solid rock and sweep its detritus into the glens and sea lochs.