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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In an instant I was on the alert, for there could be no wood within that buried river that had not been man brought.
THE oldest known written documents in Britain, dating back nearly 2,000 years, have been uncovered in the mud of an ancient buried river.
The tablets were found in the mud of the Walbrook, a thriving waterway that dominated the area at the time but is now one of London's many buried rivers.
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.
Discovery of the buried river channels led to two methods of mining.
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.
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 10M mt of potentially diamond-bearing alluvial gravel is contained within that length of the buried river valley.
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.