buried river

buried river

[′ber·ēd ′riv·ər]
(geology)
A river bed which has become buried beneath streams of alluvial drifts or basalt.
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She plotted 114 peatland locations on maps of buried river valleys published by Stout et al.
The relationship between Ohio peatland distribution and buried river valleys.
Saginaw Lobe, buried river valleys, Quaternary diamicton) was determined, its percent coverage was calculated.
The portion of Indiana covered by Wisconsinan glacial deposits was analyzed to determine the relationship between peatland distribution and buried river valleys.
Indiana peatland distribution and buried river valleys.
Similarly, analysis of Schneider & Moore's (1978) commercial peat data shows that these deposits are not significantly more frequent over buried river valleys within the Wisconsinan glaciated region of Indiana (Table 3).
This, however, is probably insignificant and does not explain the scarcity of peatlands and other wetlands in central Indiana where buried river valleys abound.
For a more natural look, some landscapers use a border of partially buried river rock or simply let the gravel blend into the planted borders.
3 mile buried river crossing beneath the Caqueta River.
Using RAYFRACT software, the data collected is processed and profile cross-sections are developed which outline the position of old buried river channels.
An estimated 10,000,000 tonnes of potentially diamond-bearing Miocene alluvial gravel is contained within that length of the buried river valley, averaging 500 metres in width.