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  • n. Plural form of outcrop.

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Examples

  • Area manager John Jarvis says one of the outcrops is a remnant of a major rock fall which closed the road for two weeks in September 2000.

    Radio New Zealand News Headlines

  • Correlation between "outcrops" seemed good, except where local slumping and man-made disturbances had occurred.

    Update from The Lake

  • It was not the loneliness of unfrequented nature, for there was a well-kept carriage road traversing its dreariness; and even when the hillside was clothed with scanty verdure, there were "outcrops" of smooth glistening weather-worn rocks showing like bare brown knees under the all too imperfectly kilted slopes.

    The Bell-Ringer of Angel's

  • The estimate is based on detailed and reliable exploration and testing information gathered through appropriate techniques from locations such as outcrops, trenches, pits, workings and drill holes that are spaced closely enough for geological and grade continuity to be reasonable assumed.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • The estimate is based on detailed and reliable exploration, sampling and testing information gathered through appropriate techniques from locations such as outcrops, trenches, pits, workings and drill holes that are spaced closely enough to confirm both geological and grade continuity.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • The estimate is based on limited information and sampling gathered through appropriate techniques from locations such as outcrops, trenches, pits, workings and drill holes.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • The estimate is based on detailed and reliable exploration and testing information gathered through appropriate techniques from locations such as outcrops, trenches, pits, workings and drill holes that are spaced closely enough for geological and grade continuity to be reasonably assumed.

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  • The mounds behind the group, called "outcrops", signal the large quantity of copper that lies below.

    MyWire: MyWire Top Stories

  • We did not find the lek but discovered some beautiful natural outcrops of rock and juniper, and raced from one to the next, proclaiming each rock-and-tree arrangement more handsome than the last.

    Bird Cloud

  • Some decades later he is still a caver, leading extreme expeditions into the deepest caves on Earth: weeks of rappelling into the dark, swimming through narrow water tunnels, sleeping well below the surface on ledges and outcrops sometimes never before visited, and then climbing back up sheer cliffs.

    First Contact

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