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flowage

[′flō·ij]
(geology)
(hydrology)
Flooding of water onto adjacent land.
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Arguably, the most spectacular example of large-scale collapse of crustal blocks associated with salt flowage and migration can be seen along the line BB/ (Fig.12).
As landlord, the airport also will receive a flowage fee of 7.8 cents per gallon on Fly Arkansas fuel sales projected to generate an additional $11,000-$12,000 each year.
The oldest units in the area of interest are the metamorphic rocks of the McMillan Flowage Formation and the Barachois River Metamorphic Suite (Fig.
The combination of thrusts and uplift produced prominent knick points in the KR drainage which continuously is undergoing flowage transformation and change in direction.
facilities, may find itself buying more flowage easements, giving it the
We discovered classic small-river hunting in Kansas on a flowage that was wide, but shallow enough to wade with the exception of a few deep holes.
The United States Court of Federal Claims held that the United States had taken a "temporary flowage easement over the Commission's property" and awarded a total of $5,778,757.90 in damages.
Natural gas in the ground is so far the subject of property rights in the owners of the superincumbent lands, that while each of them has the right to bore or mine for it on his own land, and to use such portion of it as, when left to the natural laws of flowage, may rise in the wells of such owner and into his pipes, no one of the owners of such lands has the right, without the consent of all the other owners, to induce an unnatural flow into or through his own wells, or to do any act with reference to the common reservoir, and the body of gas therein, injurious to, or calculated to destroy, it.
The columnar jointed basalts in rock flowage stratum [P.sub.2][[beta].sup.3.sub.3], where the experimental cavity is located, are ash black ones whose columns are 1~5m long, 15~25 cm in diameter, and 70[degrees]~85[degrees] in dip angle; see Figure 5 for specific model.
Despoiled by a century of mine tailings from Homestake Gold Mine in Lead, the creek was a foul-looking flowage that poured down out of the Black Hills and spilled onto the prairie, meandering sickly toward the Belle Fourche River.
From the Ghost Island of the Chippewa Flowage, to the widely witnessed (by three hundred spectators!) poltergeist of St.