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  • And officials said the men were so giddy with confidence they were squabbling on Saturday, the day drills broke through to them, over who would get to be the last to take a twisting, 20-minute ride the half-mile up to a rock-strewn desert moonscape and into the embrace of those they love.

    Chile Mine Rescue: Tense Final Hours Ahead For Chilean Miners

  • In this sense, Kylemore and the Henrys' lives do parallel the fortunes of so many who lived and died in this largely barren, rock-strewn yet unimaginably beautiful land.

    Terry Newell: What Lasts? Reflections From Ireland

  • Moved by the same soft breeze that stirs the silver birch, a few white clouds drift slowly across an otherwise blue sky, their lilac-grey shadows passing lazily across the rock-strewn face of Beinn Mhor, the mountain whose massive presence dominates this part of South Uist.

    Country diary: South Uist

  • When I was 15, a woodchuck that lived in a rock-strewn field in upstate New York taught me a valuable lesson about risk assessment.

    A Year Without Fear

  • Curious, Ali followed Flossie Haywood as she trudged across the road and through the rock-strewn sandy shoreline.

    Fatal Error

  • Beyond the shoulder of the road was a steep drop-off that ended in a rock-strewn desert wash some fifty yards below.

    Fatal Error

  • Shroud-lines that had wrapped themselves around my helmet and neck forced my head back down into the rock-strewn earth.

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  • The land was rock-strewn, sure to smash Steve's boat - and Steve - to bits should he be flung against it.

    'Her Baby' was boater's salvation

  • With about 20 companies participating in the complex rescue effort and an estimated 2,000 journalists at the scene, a temporary village has now spread for acres across this rock-strewn land.

    Workers reinforce rescue tunnel for Chilean miners

  • He had a bad feeling'Ganjgal Valley is a narrow gorge with a dirt road running through it and walls of rock-strewn peaks rising up on both sides.

    Medal of Honor recipient saved 36 lives during battle

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