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batture

[ba′tu̇r]
(geology)
An elevation of the bed of a river under the surface of the water; sometimes used to signify the same elevation when it has risen above the surface.
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Cette derniere localite est l'endroit le plus en aval du Saguenay, ou nous avons observe un grand nombre de cailloux de dolomie sur une batture argileuse bordee d'une falaise en materiel meuble (Dionne 2001).
2a), au pied de laquelle s'etend une vaste batture argileuse, de 1 a 2 km de largeur.
A la base de la falaise et sur la batture, on observe une argile marine brunatre non datee, contenant entre 15 et 20% de carbonates, qui est propre au secteur de la rive nord, a l'est de Tadoussac.
Much of the batture area was covered by cottonwood (Populus spp.
Shoreline SAV distribution was surveyed by raking (dragging a rake along the bottom sediment) and wading in the areas of Middle Bay, Bayou Cumbest, Crooked Bayou, Bangs Bayou, Bayou Heron, North Rigolets, western Grand Bay, Grande Battures, and Pt.
2]/u]A) was monitored at three sites, Grande Battures, Pt.