Definitions

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  • n. Deposits of sediment formed over a long period of time by rivers; layers of alluvium.

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Examples

  • There are three main agro-ecological zones in Antigua: the North-Eastern Limestone Formation, the Central Plains (mixed volcanic and sedimentary/mudstone together with alluvials area) and the Volcanic Region.

    Water profile of Antigua and Barbuda

  • In two other areas, Quel (Malanje province) and Mavinga (Cuando Cubango province) the company has prospecting rights for diamonds, in both alluvials, and in kimberlites.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The company also obtained prospecting rights for diamonds in both alluvials and kimberlites for Quel (Malanje province) and

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Casuarina torulosa adapts to a wide range of soils from sandy alluvials to compact clays.

    7. Other Promising Species

  • It will do on other free loamy soils, but will not make the same growth as when planted in free alluvials.

    Fruits of Queensland

  • The alluvials in the bottoms should here prove unusually rich, and means might be adopted by which they should be raised mechanically and then flumed down again.

    To The Gold Coast for Gold, Vol. II A Personal Narrative

  • The Gilgai laterite resource is covered by a minimum of 15 meters of Quaternary-aged alluvials.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • The mining was mainly focused on surface operations, a mixture of alluvials and shallow oxide pits.

    Mineweb - Daily news headlines

  • "hill diggings," but not being properly understood were therefore not immediately operated upon, and remained in abeyance, while the lower, richer, and more manifest alluvials endured.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 455, September 20, 1884

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