blue mud

blue mud

[′blü ‚məd]
(geology)
A combination of terrigenous and deep-sea sediments having a bluish gray color due to the presence of organic matter and finely divided iron sulfides.
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Blue Mud, Captain Coopersmith, The Sedonas, Space Mafia, Mike Gassett: 7 p.m.
feet firmly planted in the mutilated earth, blue mud up to your
The pub's name harks back to the days when East Aberthaw was a bustling port and ships moored there would leave with their anchors covered in distinctive blue mud.
This paper presents an analysis of radiocarbon dating of shell mounds and middens in Blue Mud Bay, northern Australia.
Djambawa Marawili, for example, once described the Blue Mud Bay homelands in the south of the Laynhapuy homelands area as like the 'suburbs of a town' (pers.
He tells of a shelter in beach country near Blue Mud Bay where one clan acts as caretaker for his father's clan; the latter light the fires and tend the hearth for his clan.
Take, for example, the svelte female blue mud dauber.