alluvial deposit


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alluvial deposit

[ə′lüv·ē·əl di′päz·ət]
(geology)

alluvial deposit

Earth, sand, gravel, or other rock or mineral materials transported and laid down by flowing water.
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Kibria, et al., (2010) made a comparative study of pile anchor support system for deep excavation in alluvial deposits of Lahore.
* Inventories as at June 2019 went up 12% q-o-q (up 36% y-o-y) to 15.9 m cts due to seasonal production growth at alluvial deposits and lower sales.
High fractal dimensionis characteristic of the loose alluvial deposits that facilitate producing of high frequency component topography (Sung et al., 1998; Sung and Chen, 2004; Bi et al., 2012; Ramisch et al., 2012).
However, the highest [SIGMA]REE concentrations and chondrite-normalized REE patterns enriched in LREE found in sediments from S4 site basal levels can be associated to materials coming from soil formation in the Sierra Morena Paleozoic source area (made of metamorphic and plutonic rocks) transported to the alluvial deposits by the Guadalimar River.
Geotechnical characterization of the upper Pleistocene-Holocene alluvial deposits of Roma (Italy) by means of multivariate geostatistics: Cross-validation results.
The basement is overlain by Alluvial deposits of shallow thickness (less than 1m to greater than 20m).
The subsurface cavities are present in limestone bed, which is covered by a 5-7-meter thick layer of alluvial deposits. The large Gwangju fault, geological joints, and abundant of groundwater has led to significant cavities development [2].
Geological formations which are observed in the study area include (Figure 2) schists, limestones, volcano-sedimentary formations, chromiferous iron ore occurrences, ultramafic rock masses, flysch, conglomerates, marly limestones with travertines, marly formations with lignite intercalations, and alluvial deposits [23-25].
The alluvial deposits overlay the Cenomanian-Turonian limestones and dolomites rocks ([Cr.sub.2]cm-t) that constitute the bedrock of the dam's reservoir.
Soils are derived from Quaternary alluvial deposits. The Quaternary alluvial deposits cover the study area, which includes lagoonal deposits, recent delta deposits, red clays, gravel and sandy materials.