In the river-beds, however, and at some distance from the sea, older strata and eruptive rocks underlie the alluvium.
Nino's story reads like that of such a female missionary, and something similar must underlie the story of her Armenian companions.
At all events, two quite distinct views seem to underlie the opening books of the Old Testament.
The fifth temple, that of Venus Pompeiana, lay to the west of the basilica; traces of two earlier periods underlie the extant temple, which was in progress of rebuilding at the time of the eruption.
During and since the deposition of the rocks that underlie them the tract has been the scene of repeated terrestrial disturbances.