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  • Jimmy's marriage was the bedrock on which he built his successful career.
  • Construction is difficult due to the granite-rich bedrock on which the city is built.
  • He also presented a regular show called Bedrock on BBC Radio Wales.
  • The arches bed into solid sandstone bedrock on either side of the river.
  • This stands on bedrock on the edge of a rock cutting and is thought to have been a form of light fortification.
  • In March 2008 construction was halted due to financial problems and engineering problems related to the bedrock on the site.
  • There is a small channel that cuts into the bedrock on the southern side of the tiny island that was used for launching small boats.
  • On the west side there are Devonian deposits, while there is bedrock on the east side, resulting in different vegetation on each side.
  • The design was technically challenging, as such a tall, narrow tower needed special wind bracing, and the deep bedrock on the site required particularly deep foundations.
  • Throughout KCFC's long and glorious association with the competition a good defence has been the bedrock on which their success has been built and today's team was no different.
  • Exposure of bedrock on the outside shows that the earth deposit in either is not over 2 or 3 feet deep. Cited from Archeological Investigations, by Gerard Fowke
  • You must have it, if you are to build solidly; it is the foundation of any true social order; the bedrock on which alone a veritable civilization can be built. Cited from The Crest-Wave of Evolution, by Kenneth Morris
  • Built atop of bedrock on the city's north side, CSUSB is framed to the north by the San Bernardino Mountains.
  • The evidence for impact includes the presence of shatter cones and shocked quartz in shattered bedrock on islands within Lake Acraman.
  • There is in every problem an ethical side, an unchanging and unchangeable principle, the bedrock on which it rests. Cited from Catholic Problems in Western Canada, by George Thomas Daly
  • The dam was a steel dam built on masonry footings on top of gravel, with the ends of the dam anchored in bedrock on either side of the river.
  • After mud was removed from the bottom and the rock foundation carefully sounded, the dam bases were torch-cut to fit the profile of the irregular bedrock on which they were to be set.
  • In speleology, cave passages formed in the vadose zone tend to be canyon-like in shape, as the water dissolves bedrock on the floor of the passage.
  • Subscriptions provide the financial bedrock on which TEG's structure and activities stand, and maintaining and expanding the membership base is a constant pre-occupation of the Executive Committee.
  • After the initial filling of the lake, geological weaknesses in the bedrock on which the dam was built necessitated a temporary lowering of the lake level in order to carry out extensive reinforcement works.
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