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- Like chert; full of chert; flinty.
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- adjective Like chert; containing chert; flinty.
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- adjective geology, mineralogy Containing
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- adjective resembling or containing chert
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Darwin himself spent a few hours on St. Paul's rocks on his outward voyage in the _Beagle_, and believed he had found some portions of them to be of a "cherty," and others of a "felspathic" nature, this also has been shown to be erroneous, and the careful examination of the rocks by the Abbé Renard clearly proves them to be wholly of volcanic origin. [
The Ozark Highlands (39) are largely underlain by flat-lying, cherty limestone.
The Springfield Plateau is underlain by cherty limestone of the Mississippian Boone Formation; dissection, relief, and forest density are less than in neighboring Ecoregions 38 and 39b.
The Flint Hills is a region of rolling hills with relatively narrow steep valleys, and is composed of shale and cherty limestone with rocky soils.
The grass-covered Flint Hills are underlain by cherty limestone and shale.
Nonarable soils derived from cherty limestone dominate the Flint Hills (28).
In Oklahoma, Ecoregion 39 is a level to highly dissected plateau composed of flat-lying, cherty limestone.
Bank and hillslope erosion has choked many channels and filled many pools with cherty gravel.
Bank erosion has choked many channel reaches with cherty gravel, causing the reaches to become braided and dominated by unstable run habitat; in the process, many natural pools have been lost.
Its grass-covered, open, low hills, cuestas, and plains are underlain by cherty limestone and shale.