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Example sentences for quarries

Dozens of polluting factories and quarries have been closed down.
After all is said and done, however, books remain the chief quarries.
The quarries are located in the bottom of a bowl-shaped drainage.
Several old mines and quarries are still visible in these serpentine barrens.
As the urban area expands, active quarries and potential quarry sites are encroached upon.

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