Definitions

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  • n. A deposit of sediment filling the course of an ancient river

Etymologies

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paleo- +‎ channel

Examples

  • The four diamonds recovered at Saxendrift were mined from basal gravel and Rooikoppie deposits, whereas the Holpan stone was likely mined from paleochannel deposits.

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  • The Holpan stone was likely to have been mined from paleochannel deposits.

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