solid bedrock

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  • The dome itself is wide, and is supported by solid bedrock, below the surface.
  • The plant grows in nearly solid bedrock with little soil or sand, in full sunlight.
  • It is associated with a well distant, which has a depth of more than hewn through solid bedrock.
  • Both of the sanctuaries have northern walls that were carved out of solid bedrock.
  • Buttress style dams are built across wide valleys that do not have a solid bedrock foundation.
  • Arch bridges generate large side thrusts on their footings and so may require a solid bedrock foundation.
  • The foundations of the gravity style diversion dams are generally constructed on top of a solid bedrock foundation.
  • The top of the hill is covered in various platforms, cisterns, tanks and steps that have been carved out of solid bedrock.
  • Before embankment of the dam could begin, more than of alluvium had to be excavated to reach a solid bedrock foundation.
  • Hydronic tubes should not be placed directly on top of solid bedrock; this will cause the heating tubes to conduct heat into the earth.
  • Its tunnels were cut through a solid bedrock and one of the system outlets, near Repty, became the main contributory of river Drama.
  • The basement held a casino, carved out of solid bedrock.
  • The Washington Block's foundation enabled it to be built on soft, compressible soil, instead of the solid bedrock formerly seen as a requirement.
  • If this had not compensated for the pervious material, the required excavations to stabilize the dam would have been over to solid bedrock.
  • An estimated of rock were removed from a section of the highway near the top of the switchbacks, and construction crews drilled down to solid bedrock to create new supports for the road.
  • By instilling his principles and expertise in every CONLON agent, he has formed a solid bedrock based on customer-oriented service, creating a personal experience for every client.
  • Nevertheless, his work has provided a solid bedrock for later historians of the Island to build upon, and his Biographical Dictionary of Jersey remains unsurpassed for its depth of research.
  • One reason for lowering the bluff was to allow the base of the reactors to be constructed on solid bedrock in order to mitigate the threat posed by earthquakes.
  • Rather than spend the necessary expenses to upgrade Hales Bar, a decision was made in 1963 to build a new dam altogether on a more solid bedrock a few miles downstream.
  • The largest cliff, which is made of solid bedrock, rises 40-50 feet straight up to form Mount Ephraim, which overlooks the whole park.
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