sandstone bedrock

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  • The arches bed into solid sandstone bedrock on either side of the river.
  • Sand Mountain has, on average, a depth of soil - after which is solid sandstone bedrock.
  • The dock walls were constructed from brick laid directly on to sandstone bedrock.
  • It was soon found that iron ore could be extracted from the sandstone bedrock of the area.
  • The caves were sculpted from the billion year old sandstone bedrock exposed through the island's surface.
  • The sandstone bedrock provides easily workable stone materials and the wind-blown sands have helped preserve several sites.
  • Pile foundations were necessary because the tower was built on the site of an old burial ground, and the sandstone bedrock was near the surface.
  • The mountain derives its name from the fact that the soils on its slopes are poor, due to their base of metamorphosed sandstone bedrock.
  • The lengthy history of the island's occupation has provided numerous important archaeological sites and the sandstone bedrock provides a platform for fertile farmland.
  • Their striking gullies and trenches caused by erosion of the red sandstone bedrock give the mountains a flaming appearance at certain times of the day.
  • The internal ditch has been cut into the sandstone bedrock and is wide and deep; there was a palisade beyond the inner edge of the ditch.
  • The stones are set within a circular ditch up to deep, wide and in circumference that was carved out of the solid sandstone bedrock by the ancient residents.
  • Both parks are located along Sugar Creek, and both feature the gorge system formed by the drainage of the creek as it cuts down through sandstone bedrock.
  • This gorge cuts into the sandstone bedrock exposing huge outcroppings and creating steep cliff walls.
  • It is founded on the north side on a 230-ton concrete block, and on the south side by anchoring into sandstone bedrock.
  • The sandstone bedrock with strata of loess and clay in conjunction with an extensive forest provide for excellent water quality of the springs and ground water of the region.
  • Lymm stands on the Mid Cheshire Ridge, with sandstone bedrock, and many of the listed buildings are constructed from this material.
  • It was exploited for guano during the 20th century, exposing the sandstone bedrock.
  • Most of Central City has a sandstone bedrock with #9 bituminous coal underlying the bedrock.
  • The underground chambers were made of brick and mortar and were built into the excavated cavities in the sandstone bedrock.
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