mudlump

mudlump

[′məd‚ləmp]
(geology)
A diapiric sedimentary structure consisting of clay or silt and forming an island in deltaic areas; produced by the loading action of rapidly deposited delta front sands upon lighter-weight prodelta clays.
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Along the way he studied modern mudlump mollusk communities as his dissertation topic, demonstrating his understanding of modern ecology.
Along the way he studied modern mudlump mollusk communities, demonstrating his understanding of modern ecology.
We called it simply Mudlumps for short, as in 'Did you remember to delete Mudlumps after training.