fluvial sand

fluvial sand

[¦flü·vē·əl ′sand]
(geology)
Sand laid down by a river or stream.
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The unlithified sediments of the basin are predominantly lacustrine silt with fluvial sand and gravels.
(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.
Cutbanks and cores into late-Wisconsinan terraces along the Licking River and its tributaries above the Gorge reveal dense, laminated ([+ or -] 1.0 mm) to massive, calcareous, gray lacustrine silt disconformably overlain by 1.0-6.0+ 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.
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.
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.
70 mmboe in Lower Jurassic fluvial sands in a fault block structure that in the event of success will be tied-back to the Norne FPSO.
The book analyses the Drava River and its tributaries around Virje and Burdevac, with their Aeolian and fluvial sands, the hillsides of Bilogora, and their associated forests.