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We pulled off first at Burden Falls, where Burden Creek babbles over a series of small sandstone shelves before crashing 20 feet to the rocks below.

Multiple people lost their lives in recent years by just enjoying the beaches below towering and unstable sandstone cliffs.

It’s an unfortunate marriage as the destabilized sandstone top is prone to slipping off just because the rocks happened to form that way ages ago.

The desert of southern Utah is a mesmerizing landscape of red sandstone mesas and canyons.

Gravity doesn’t just pull things down — it can hold huge sandstone arches up.

Her father built a successful business and the family lives in an $800,000 sandstone house in a posh Glasgow suburb.

Nice places to live, where the kids can run through the hilly yards behind sandstone apartment blocs.

In the center of the river line stood the imposing red sandstone palace of Bahadur Shah, last of the Moguls.

To begin with, the bar was of pinkish sandstone, smoothed and covered by a coating of plastic.

Built of red sandstone, rich with sculptures and of graceful and harmonious architecture, there are few cathedrals more pleasing.

Sometimes they would clamp a crooked stick between a grooved piece of sandstone and a flat bone.

When the Cave-men pulled the shaft back and forth on the sandstone, they made deep grooves in it.


On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sandstone, such as: chalk, chemical sedimentary rock, clastic rock, conglomerate, limestone, and lithified sediment.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.