granite bedrock

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  • Through the lounge window I could see only its granite bedrock. Cited from 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, Jules Verne
  • Under the thin surface layer of soil is the impervious gray granite bedrock.
  • Thanks to its resistance to weathering, granite bedrock is seen above ground widespread in Dongyin.
  • The riverbed on the site of the future dam was excavated over before hitting the granite bedrock.
  • It is endemic to Western Australia, where it lives in shallow freshwater pools over granite bedrock.
  • The archipelago of islands made up of Stony Creek pink granite bedrock were once the tops of hills prior to the last ice age.
  • Moisture retention is usually high, due to the presence of underlying granite bedrock, and soils often become waterlogged early in the growing season.
  • The North Fork flows mostly over granite bedrock.
  • These minerals are sourced from primarily granite bedrock by erosion and transported to the sea by rivers where they accumulate within beach sands.
  • This expansive area of 350-million-year-old granite bedrock is over 80 km long, and about 10 kilometeres wide.
  • The dam is founded on granite bedrock and consists of twelve arches, which are supported by intervening buttresses on the downstream side.
  • The Precambrian granite bedrock of the Canadian Shield protrudes to the surface through other sedimentary deposits in some areas.
  • The South Fork of the river flows over granite bedrock, with portions of limestone and marble bedrock.
  • The lake was formed when glaciers flowing from the Great Dividing Range converged and carved out a basin in the granite bedrock.
  • Like his friends the Ducrays, Gillet's land was mostly granite bedrock recently surfaced-mined, timbered and left barren.
  • The Penwith peninsula sits predominantly on granite bedrock that has led to the formation of a rugged coastline with many fine beaches.
  • This process formed underground "domes" of solid granite bedrock surrounded by deeply weathered, relatively loose, and disaggregated granite.
  • The west slopes have been eroded by glaciation and water down to the granite bedrock which has created a dramatic contrast between the volcanic and the granitic landscapes.
  • The cemetery is part of the closed high wall of masonry, and the central part of this wall, a monumental iron grating, on granite bedrock, which started and ended by two iron gates as well.
  • Depending on the degree to which it was fractured by jointing, the granite bedrock underlying this surface was altered to varying depths beneath the land surface.
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