fluvial sand

fluvial sand

[¦flü·vē·əl ′sand]
(geology)
Sand laid down by a river or stream.
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1976): Petrology of Holocene fluvial sand derived from plutonic source rocks: implications to paleoclimatic interpretation.
In Genoa, in eastern Nebraska, modern fluvial sand deposits along the Loup River are being mined for use as resin-coated sand.
It is generally covered with the Quaternary alluvial and fluvial sand, gravels and lacustine deposits.
The fluvial sand transport for a while entered the over 3 m deep sea area that lay outside the equilibrium profile and from which fine sand was generally not transported to the coast.
0+ m of oxidized fluvial sand and gravel overlain in turn by sandy silt (Chili loam soil).
These roll fronts formed at the interfaces of regional groundwater oxidation lobes which slowly seeped into fluvial sand channels that had accumulated in subsiding foreland basins.
Joint venture partner Tap Oil said, objective of Sri Trang-1 is to evaluate the primary middle Miocene lacustrine sand target with secondary targets of the late Miocene fluvial sand.
The influence of climate and topography on rock-fragment abundance in modern fluvial sands of the Southern Blue Ridge Mountains, North Carolina.
The parent material consists of the silty-clay Miocene Hattiesburg Formation overlain by the fluvial sands and gravels of the Plio-Pleistocene Citronelle Formation (typically seen in the upland areas).