exposed bedrock

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  • Only one-fifth of its surface area is exposed bedrock, the rest being covered by ice.
  • The glade areas proper have very shallow soil or exposed bedrock in some areas.
  • The river valley is relatively wide, with gently sloping sides of exposed bedrock.
  • Other desert features include rock outcrops, exposed bedrock and clays once deposited by flowing water.
  • This species is generally found in small, clear streams with gravel, rubble, or exposed bedrock.
  • Most of the centre is located underground, in an excavated glacial formation that shows the exposed bedrock of the hill.
  • The resulting wave of water removed overburden and exposed bedrock.
  • In addition, there is a great deal of exposed bedrock, such as the beautiful cliffs on part of Paudash Lake.
  • Nearly 75% of the land within this Ecoregion is exposed bedrock or ice.
  • The resulting erosion exposed bedrock in many parts of the city, which was charred in most places to a pitted, dark black appearance.
  • Grooves and scratches in exposed bedrock provides evidence of the great sheets of ice that once traversed through the region.
  • Under thin soil or exposed bedrock water tends to run off, reducing the chance of the decomposition of bedrock.
  • This outlet crosses exposed bedrock implying that it was a long slow process.
  • The area has a rich clay soil, in contrast to the low fertility of the muskeg and exposed bedrock shield surrounding it.
  • It emptied in a riffle, across exposed bedrock, into another pool. Cited from The Valley of the Moon, by Jack London
  • Another type of metate, called a grinding slab, may also be found among boulder or exposed bedrock outcroppings.
  • Erosion from the 1999 flood exposed bedrock benches to above the present channel.
  • Miocene-aged mostly reddish orange-colored conglomerate makes up the exposed bedrock in Ubehebe's walls.
  • The primary cause of alvars is the shallow exposed bedrock.
  • Ice-free exposed bedrock and slopes often surround valley glaciers, providing snow and ice from above to accumulate on the glacier via avalanches.
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