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We also examined the microscopic bits of silica left behind by plants, ancient pollen, and airborne charcoal from natural fires retrieved from ancient riverbed and lake outcrops in the Serengeti plains.
I visited Trieste three years ago, ate, drank, wandered and waded into the Adriatic Sea, glimpsing ancient limestone outcrops in the distance.
The rock was a wide, outcropping band curving steeply to the summit on the eastern aspect.
Finally they reached the outcropping of rock a few hundred feet up the river bank.
THE JEWELS OF APTORSAMUEL R. DELANY
Bordering the coast there was a linear group of islets and outcropping rocks at which we had hoped to touch.
Half-way down the cliff on an outcropping shelf of rock the man lay, face downward, motionless.
Sandy, stooping behind the outcropping, also trembled, partly with excitement and partly with fear.
THE BOY SETTLERSNOAH BROOKS
Here the outcropping granite remained in its natural shape—irregular ledges with small patches of earth intervening.
CRUISINGS IN THE CASCADESGEORGE O. SHIELDS
It is an outcropping of what remains in the man, of the affection towards a new toy that flourished in the heart of the boy.
THE BOOK-HUNTERJOHN HILL BURTON
In its middle there arose a penthouse, low and irregularly shaped like some organic outcropping of native rock.
THE BRAINALEXANDER BLADE

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