bared soil, earth, rock outcrop, outcropping, exposed surface, projecting land mass, land.
When he reached the woods, he attacked the outcrop
he had noticed, and detached with his hands and the aid of a sharp rock enough of the loose soil to fill the pan.
Cullernose Point, a striking crag, is formed by the outcrop
of a portion of the Great Whin Sill, which from here can be traced to the south- west, and thence right across the county.
Manganese, like iron, is less soluble than most of the rock constituents, and tends to remain in the outcrop
under weathering conditions.