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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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.
Reliquiae Diluvianae: observations on the organic remains contained in caves, fissures and diluvial gravel attesting the action of an universal deluge.
Daniel has argued that the limits of antiquarian practices were fixed by their inability to dissipate the `fogs' of origins and the diluvial dogma (Daniel & Renfrew 1986).