diluvial


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diluvial

, diluvian
of or connected with a deluge, esp with the great Flood described in Genesis
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In their account of the events, Lartet and Verneuil confirmed that they corroborated the workman's opinion and were immediately able to identify the stone as a silex axe similar to those that had been found in the diluvial terrains at Abbeville and Amiens (Verneuil and Lartet 1863b: 699).
Among the major phenomena marking the putative diluvial revolution were broad U-shaped valleys whose rivers many geologists regarded as incapable of eroding such large valleys, and also erratic blocks scattered across the face of Europe tens to hundreds of miles from their source areas.
Thus much appears to be established beyond a doubt; that in a period of antiquity, remote beyond any of which we have hitherto found traces, this portion of the globe was peopled by man; and that mankind has here witnessed some of those geological changes by which these so-called diluvial beds were deposited.
Como un elemento correlativo a la logica de variacion y composicion para formar una figura integral, la edicion incluye, en terminos iconicos, cuatro ilustraciones de casi pagina completa (en la caratula y tres en el cuerpo del libro) y tres vinetas (en las guardas y en la solapa posterior) que son mosaicos tomados de la Basilica de San Marcos y que ilustran detalles acerca de la circunstancia diluvial referida.
El riego en Tudela no solo se realizaba con acequias que llevaban el agua de los rios a los campos circundantes, sino tambien hay que tener en cuenta que el subsuelo de Tudela siempre ha sido rico en agua, al ser de formacion diluvial, es decir, formado por tierras arrastradas por el agua que baja del Moncayo a traves del subsuelo.
To creationists who deny the fossil record and the geologic age of the Earth, remember that the fossil fuel that you fill your car with was found by geologists and not by diluvial delusionists.
Es en un libro como Adios enigma tornasol donde el mar aparece como distancia casi irremediable, como podria serio el oceano diluvial, separando al poeta de la fuente, el origen, el reino: "Para que el arbol que protege tu sueno diera frutos / Mientras el mar desvestia a sus naufragos en mi cuerpo [.
The exploration revealed the main revealed stratum of the working area includes Quaternary residual diluvial horizon and Liujiatan section and Zhongya section of Carboniferous system Yanguan Group, it is divided from new to old as follows now: Quaternary residual diluvial horizon (Qh): consist of clay, residual clay, sand and gravel stone, mainly distribute on both sides along the river and low-lying point of gully.