earth mound


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earth mound

[′ərth ‚mau̇nd]
(geology)
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There are about 500 grass-covered earth mounds on the hillside, each of which accommodates four to five sets of remains.
This is evident when considering the differential occurrence of open sites, and in particular the strong chronological correlation in the pattern of shell and earth mound formation across the north (Figure 5).
The earth mound of the wooden fort on the summit can still be seen.
Tenders are invited for construction of an industrial railroad spur track including all associated site work & grading, ballast track construction, turnout, site electrical & lighting, railway fencing, earth mound, hb sliding derails & rubber flangeguard.
An earth mound (or bund) will also be built on land to the rear of the castle.
A plan of action was outlined to avoid similar problems in the future including developing hydraulic models to understand implications of extreme weather, surface water management plans, increasing the culvert size, exploring additional storage capacity at St Joseph's Court, exploring extending the earth mound at Plantation Road, reviewing drainage and gulley cleansing programmes and working with large landowners to investigate drainage on their land.
The Deal Or No Deal host, 62, had a lake built at his Grade II-listed home and used the excavated soil to create an earth mound on which he planted trees and flowers.
The special attraction at the Linthwaite play area is a spiral earth mound surrounded by a moat.
The dome was covered with an earth mound and the entrance passage faced north with two doors along it.
Five earth mound sites were targeted for further investigation.
But 10 voted to modify the planning application to improve protection for a nearby Special Area of Conservation for great crested newts where a huge earth mound has been constructed.
The burial pit would originally have been covered by a low earth mound.

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