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- ‘Also of interest in the area is a basaltic column by the sea near Owenga.’
- ‘It consists of a type of basaltic rock favourable to the growth of almond trees.’
- ‘It is a fault line where a basaltic oceanic plate grinds against a continental plate and dives into the hot core of the earth - a subduction zone.’
- ‘To the east was the thin crust of soil that covered the great basaltic flows of the Great Basin.’
- ‘I thought the barrenness was because of basaltic and granite rocks, and the greenery was due to rich soil after Ghodgaon.’
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