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  • Traditional 1-foot-deep stair treads are interrupted by 6-foot-deep treads, creating a feeling of a ramp.

    Choosing to Live on the Edge

  • At about the same time, a second car actually went into the 40-foot-wide, 30-foot-deep hole, said Utah Highway Patrol Cpl.

    Huge sink hole opens, causing fatal Utah crash

  • China—Pakistan's biggest arms supplier—provided 80% of the initial $248 million funding for the construction of Gwadar, a former fishing village in the southwestern province of Baluchistan whose 47-foot-deep port is the only one in Pakistan capable of handling the biggest cargo ships.

    Beijing Agrees to Operate a Key Port, Pakistan Says

  • We're standing outside the main science lab on the weather deck of the Woods Hole research vessel 'Atlantis' watching white-capped eighteen-to twenty-foot seas rolling across eight thousand foot-deep blue waters.

    David Helvarg: 9/11 From 200 miles Out at Sea

  • An MTA spokesman said the elevator became stuck about halfway through a 103-foot-deep shaft.

    Long Ride at 181st Street

  • The following morning, Ranger Jay Snow toured us through the vast and strangely soothing Mesquite Flat Dunes where parts of the "Star Wars" movies were filmed, showing us a small bug called a weevil that leaves a delicate trail across the 100-foot-deep sands.

    Living It Up in Death Valley

  • Inside is a foot-deep mound of sludge covered with plates, a television and an upended stove.

    In Shelters, Lives Are Off-Kilter

  • He said the campaign is aimed in large part at warning visitors about the hazards of hiking to the bottom of the 5,000-foot-deep canyon, such as dehydration.

    National Parks Tap Fear Factor

  • In the late 19th century, explorers found, in a 260-foot-deep cave, the hide of a huge, hairy creature.

    So Far, So Good

  • We're standing outside the main science lab on the weather deck of the Woods Hole research vessel 'Atlantis' watching white-capped eighteen-to twenty-foot seas rolling across eight thousand foot-deep blue waters.

    David Helvarg: 9/11 From 200 miles Out at Sea

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